PK Basu, Chief Strategist at REAL-Economics, expects the European Central Bank to kickstart further easing soon "as there is no more time to waste after awful economic data."
Eric1: If a candidate is endorsed by the Klan, the American N@azi Party, and the Aryan Brotherhood, then there are EXCELLENT reasons for calling that candidate a 'racist bigot.' It is called 'guilt by association,' and certainly, Trump's MANY comments do NOTHING to dispel that accusation. ‘The streets of our country are in turmoil. The universities are full of students rebelling and rioting. Communists are seeking to destroy our country. Russia is threatening us with her might and the Republic is in danger. Yes, danger from within and without. We need law and order. Without law and order our nation cannot survive. Elect us and we shall restore law and order.’ Sounds pretty much like Trump's 'acceptance speech' at the RNC, RIGHT? And here is the ‘strategy,’ and the ‘Modus Operandi’ behind Trump: 'All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.' 'All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.' 'Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise.' 'As soon as by one's own propaganda even a glimpse of right on the other side is admitted, the cause for doubting one's own right is laid.' 'Hate is more lasting than dislike.' 'Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.' 'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think.' 'I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few.' 'It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.' 'The receptivity of the masses is very limited, their intelligence is small, but their power of forgetting is enormous. In consequence of these facts, all effective propaganda must be limited to a very few points and must harp on these in slogans until the last member of the public understands what you want him to understand by your slogan.' 'The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category. ' 'Keep a very firm grasp on reality, so you can strangle it at any time.' 'The doom of a nation can be averted only by a storm of flowing passion, but only those who are passionate themselves can arouse passion in others.' 'Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.' 'When an opponent declares, “I will not come over to your side,” I calmly say, “Your child belongs to us already… What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.' 'I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator.' 'It is not truth that matters, but victory.' Does ANY of this sound 'familiar?' Sound like Trump?? Sound like Trump's 'political strategy?' Here's a TIP; every one of those quotes is from Adolf Hitler.