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Monday, June 30, 2014

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He is a victim of a vast conspiracy that includes everything from global upheaval to a domestic mood going from simmer to boil. If only everybody would just shut up and do what he says, all would be well. http://bit.ly/1lp7HXG
Central Bankers, Worried About Bubbles, Rebuke Markets - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/1x2rvIH
Google to start selling humanoid robo-firefighter | Mail Online http://dailym.ai/TvbMmq
PJ Media » 5 New Signs of the West’s Myopia About the Jihad Threat http://bit.ly/Tvg8tL
PJ Lifestyle » The 10 Most Terrible, Overrated Shows on Netflix Streaming You Must Avoid http://bit.ly/1lHeqkB
PJ Lifestyle » 10 Movies Millennials Must See to Understand the 1970s http://bit.ly/1mxrm8c 10
Movies Millennials Must See to Understand the 1970s / The era of devils, divorces and disasters, captured on film. http://bit.ly/1mxrm8c
The Rosett Report » Cement, Lies, and Iranian Weapons Deals http://bit.ly/1nWx85Y
Listen to Erin Ching, Class of 16: “What really bothered me,” Ching was quoted in the Swarthmore student newspaper as saying, “is the whole idea that at a liberal arts college, we need to be hearing a diversity of opinion. I don’t think we should be tolerating [George’s] conservative views because that dominant culture embeds these deep inequalities in our society.” http://bit.ly/1x2IAT4
Ed Driscoll » The Dense-Pack Theory of Obama Scandals Accelerates into Hyperdrive http://bit.ly/1nVBQ2p
“It neither helps us nor hurts us, but exactly the opposite,” Mexican President Luis Echeverria is supposed to have said (“Ni nos benefica ni nos perjudica, sino todo lo contrario”). In the case of Iraq, as so often, it depends: the winner is the side best able to bear the burden of uncertainty. America should be the winner when our prospective enemies fight each other (as I argued in the February 2012 essay reposted below). In the language of option trading (see here), we should be long volatility, but instead are short volatility. That is because neither the Obama administration nor the Republican mainstream can admit that Iraq and Syria are not to be stabilized, and are stuck with the onus of apparent policy failure. http://bit.ly/UZZyU9
How Waiting Has Become Such a Large Part of American Culture - Mark Skousen - Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary - Page 1 http://bit.ly/1nWCKNv
Do Janet Yellen and the Fed Get The Economy? - Chris Versace - Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary - Page 1 http://bit.ly/1sQ6qCE