Fancy That
Bill Quick

George Soros: “Brexit Makes EU Disintegration Irreversible” | Zero Hedge Multi-billionaire vulture capitalist George Soros, who is hugely short the Euro, is predicting disaster for…the Euro. Who could possibly have imagined that? I wonder how much boodle BJ and The … Continue reading

Welcome to the New Censors
Bill Quick

Tech Giants Vow to Tackle Online Hate Speech Within 24 Hours – Bloomberg U.S. Internet giants Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., Google and Microsoft Corp. pledged to tackle online hate speech in less than 24 hours as part of a joint … Continue reading

Clinton’s Mouth, Soros’ Words
Bill Quick

Europe’s Leaders Blast Bill Over Democracy Jibe: ‘The Mouth Belongs To Clinton, The Voice Belongs To Soros’ “[B]eyond the American campaign, the remarks made about Hungary and Poland… have a political dimension,” Mr. Orban said, accusing Mr. Clinton of repeating … Continue reading

Mystery Man
Bill Quick

Someone Really Wants This Market To Crash | Zero Hedge We are confident that if Goldman was surprised how many investors in the VIX ETP market disagreed with Goldman’s ‘low vol’ call three weeks ago, it will be absolutely shocked … Continue reading

Zuckhead’s Farcebook Having Problems? Aw….
Bill Quick

Facebook Wants You to Post More About Yourself – Bloomberg According to one of the people familiar with the situation, Facebook employees working on the problem have a term for this decline in intimacy: “context collapse.” Personal sharing has shifted … Continue reading

When Is A Penalty Not Really A Penalty? When It’s Chump Change
Bill Quick

Apple must pay $450 million as Supreme Court rejects e-book antitrust appeal | Ars Technica After the Second Circuit agreed with the District Court that Apple was liable for price-fixing, Apple’s last hope was to get the US Supreme Court … Continue reading

They’ll Rob You of Every Damned Penny – And Then Ransack Your Corpse For More
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » AND IT’S (MOSTLY) A DEMOCRATIC VICE: Occupational Licensing As Opportunity Hoarding: One definin… It won’t be easy to reform licensing. Just as traditional universities will resist any challenges to their dominant market position, and just … Continue reading

IRS’s Lois Lerner Skates: So Totally Corrupt
Bill Quick

DOJ ends Lois Lerner probe without bringing charges | TheHill The Justice Department is declining to bring charges against Lois Lerner, the former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official at the center of the Tea Party targeting controversy, bringing an end … Continue reading

What The Hell’s Wrong With Tennessee?
Bill Quick

Tennessee Voraciously Defends Its Right To Let AT&T Write Awful State Broadband Laws | Techdirt After fifteen years in an apparent coma, earlier this year the FCC woke up to the fact that ISPs were effectively paying states to pass … Continue reading

Gotta Love’em
Bill Quick

Man builds house, then finds out cable Internet will cost $117,000 | Ars Technica Marshall says he received assurances from Charter, the local cable company, that he could get Internet access to his home in Wisconsin. There was also a … Continue reading

Of Course They Were: Murdoch Supports Scamnesty
Bill Quick

Lindsay Graham: Fox Was Too Out-to-Get Donald Trump; More of an “Inquisition” Than a Debate But there can be no doubt: Fox’s attitude, from Kelly and Wallace, was to “get” Trump. Well. yes. … Continue reading

Another Thought About Trump
Bill Quick

In order for any president to make any real, major, lasting changes, he has to get his program through congress. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio are all Senators, and presumable understand the arcane ways that body operates.  But … Continue reading

The Way Things Work, Part Two
Bill Quick

BTW, Part One of this got published before I was done with it. I clicked the wrong icon, most likely. I wanted to go on to examine the question of who has the real power: the rich, or the politicos … Continue reading

Well, I’m Sure This Will Teach the Ruling Class the Error Of Its Ways
Bill Quick

For Every Dollar Spent Influencing US Politics, Corporations Get $760 Back | AgainstCronyCapitalism.org I almost don’t want to write it, but if one is OK with crony capitalism, essentially stealing from the American citizenry via any number of official means, … Continue reading

My Fantasy World
Bill Quick

22 years after Verizon fiber promise, millions have only DSL or wireless | Ars Technica A 22-year-old Verizon promise to bring fiber Internet or “comparable technology” to its entire service area in Pennsylvania has instead left more than two million homes … Continue reading

I Knew America Would Destroy Itself From Within. I Just Never Realized How Enthusiastically It Would Go About Doing It
Bill Quick

GOP aiming for Friday trade vote, but snag remains – Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan – POLITICO House leaders, confident but not yet certain they have the support to pass sweeping trade legislation, are aiming to bring the package to … Continue reading

The Biggest Shakedown Racket In the World
Bill Quick

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Jeopardizes Reliable Power | VodkaPundit We all remember Candidate Obama’s plan to make you pay through the nose and out your behind for electricity. Cap & Trade didn’t quite come to pass, but don’t you worry … Continue reading

Just A Thought
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » MY USA TODAY COLUMN: GOP Could Score Big By Targeting Hollywood, Silicon Valley — But Can Republicans Bring Themselves To Criticize Big Business? Conservative Republicans who’ve been targeted by Rove, Boehner, McConnell and the Chamber … Continue reading

And Cable Companies Can’t Figure Out Why We Hate Them
Bill Quick

Cable Proudly Declares Smart Shoppers A ‘Lower Quality’ Of Customer They Have No Interest In | Techdirt Cablevision executives meanwhile have made their disdain for the smart consumer abundantly clear over the last few years, calling smart shoppers a “dead … Continue reading