The Wall Street Journal – June 21, 2018

…In the past or US was the stabilizer, seeking to align its interests and those of its partners. Today, it is in the destabilizer, driven by a believe that it’s interests and the world’s are at odds.

Beware boasts and brags of the the willful “changer.”
“Sound and fury signifying nothing” (but danger.)


Yahoo Finance – June 8, 201

City in China reportedly unveils a walking lane for people who are busy on their phones.

Innovative thinking! And next we envision
Concussion helmets for “heads-down” collision.


The New York Times – June 18, 2018

Leading figures of both parties demanded on Sunday that President Trump halt his administration’s practice of separating children from their parents when apprehended at the border, as the issue further polarized the already divisive immigration debate in Washington.

The American ethos is to PREVENT‬
‪”Cruel and unusual punishment.”‬


Reuters – June 18, 2018

Only a quarter of U.S. adults in a recent survey could fully identify factual statements – as opposed to opinion – in news stories, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Monday.

A modern form of an old affliction:
Discriminating fact from fiction.


Reuters- June 15, 2018

Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and the smoldering trade war between the world’s two largest economies showed signs of igniting as Beijing immediately vowed to respond in kind.

When it’s “tit for tat” with tariffs spinning,

Only lovers chaos are winning.