As you all know, in a shocking upset to Trump’s power, Doug Jones beat Roy Moore in the Alabama Senatorial election last night, giving Alabama its first Democratic senator in a quarter century. This jaw-dropping surprise led to a catastrophic drop in the equity markets of about one-third of a single percentage point, followed, of course, by a complete shake-off and rebound to the green.
So much of what has happened over the past eight years – – and the past year in particular – – defies logic, good sense, and history. Yet trumping them all, literally, is the unvarnished and endless hubris that keeps spouting from the POTUS which is answered by the fates with nothing more than daily lifetime highs to keep feeding him:
Well, considering how the Republicans (a party which, even as a youngster, I considered myself a proud member of, but now believe they are disgusting, soulless, corrupt pigs) completely fucked over the 99%, one would think equities would jizz all over themselves. And they did (see green tint below). But the jizz evaporated as quickly as something-something-something to do with Mitch McConnell’s complete absence of a chin.
Well, our fearless leader was at it again this morning:
I’ve been online for over a third of a century, starting with a 300 baud modem and a BBS. During the latter portion of that timespan, the age of the Internet, I’ve been exposed to countless thousands of ads, increasingly customized to my habits, purchases, search engine requests, and whatever else can be ascertained about me by my online activity.
Starting a couple of years ago, I started noticing something odd about the web sites I visited. And here she is: