Category: Geopolitical News

AOC’s Attack On Yang’s Meaningless Israel Statement Shows Her Role: Protect Dem Leaders

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com, There are three interrelated political factions that wield actual power to change blind U.S. support for Israel: the U.S. Congress, the Democratic Party, and the Biden Administration. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who claims to oppose this U.S. posture toward Israel, has significant influence in and responsibility for each: she…

Stellar 10Y Auction Eases Market Fears

With the 10Y yield trading right on top of last week’s high… … many traders were expecting a relatively smooth sailing for today’s 10Y refunding auction in light of the sharp jump in yields which built in a generous concession ahead of today’s $41 billion auction.

Israel’s Security Cabinet Approves Expanding Gaza Strikes As Riots Spread In Jewish-Arab Cities

update (3:56pm): Israel’s Channel 12 is reporting that a 5:00 (local time) emergency Security Cabinet meeting has approved increasing strikes against Hamas: The security cabinet has approved an escalation of military strikes in Gaza, Channel 12 reports. The network says Israel is now expected to strike symbols of Hamas’s rule in Gaza, including, for instance, the…

Bad Bet: Who Can Gamblers Sue For Losing Money On A Doped Horse?

Authored by Jonathan Turley, Today Bob Baffert, the trainer of the 2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit, admitted that the now disqualified horse was treated with an anti-fungal ointment called Otomax, which includes betamethasone. That is the anti-inflammatory drug found in the horse’s blood after the race that led to the disqualification and the declaration of Mandaloun…