I vividly remember a 2016 conversation I had with a friend who is an intelligent swing voter. He was torn as to how he was going to vote. The one thing he liked about Trump was that he perceived him as a successful businessman and therefore thought he would be good for the economy. He wasn’t alone.
Today is St. Patrick’s Day so I want to begin by wishing a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all my readers of Irish ancestry (or those temporarily portraying themselves as such) and any I might have on the Emerald Isle. I admit I stole today’s title from the Dave Clark Five’s 1964 hit; it is not in the least bit Irish but it is upbeat as any good St. Patty’s Day celebration should be. Also today’s article is a series of bits about a variety of topics. Put on something green – I’ll be wearing a green shirt all day – and let’s explore. Continue reading Bits And Pieces 2020
I just added Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump and an Epic Trail of Destruction by David Enrich to the Recommended Reading List.
Enrich is currently the Financial Editor of the New York Times and prior to that held a similar position with the Wall Street Journal. In other words he is the real deal and has worked in a high position for both a liberal and a conservative publication of world renown. Especially if you have a finance, accounting or banking background you will find this book fascinating. Whether you do or don’t you will find it terrifying. The unveiling of the web of personal connections alone is worth the time it will take you to read it.