Judge Amy Berman Jackson in sentencing a violent insurrectionist today:
"The judiciary … has to make it clear: It is not patriotism, it is not standing up for America to stand up for one man who knows full well that he lost, instead of the Constitution he was trying to subvert."
This is actually a good question, and the answer is that faking a win with 98 percent is a way for Russia to say: "We're in charge here, we can do anything we want, and don't f*ck with us." It's an insult, and it's *meant* to be.
Adolf Hitler. Deprived son of a single mother, went to public school, first German leader not from Junker class.
Winston Churchill. Wealthy ex-Harrow and Oxford. Descendant of a Duke. Became leader after internal coup against Chamberlain.
Your point is?
Telling that SpaceX has $5 billion in NASA contracts and feels just fine shitting on NASA on a day the agency made contact with a 1,200 foot asteroid from 7 million miles away. Musks knows he can say and do anything and still be able to shake down taxpayers.
“She was expected to be bold. She is turning out to be bonkers.”
An American assessment on the financial tremors in Britain.
| Britain has replaced Italy as Europe’s problem economy -