Saturday, January 21, 2017

Question Time: Trump is a matchmaking site where supporters of President-elect Donald Trump can connect and possibly find love Matchmaking Chosen People ...

 LITERALLY WRIT LARGE.‘TRUMP’ Skywriting Appears Above Sydney Women’s March...
As in many things, Calvin Coolidge had the best inauguration

President Trump: A new era of taxation  

A Modest Proposal for Improving Communications Between the Executive and Legislative Branches in the Age of Donald Trump

Two words… Question Time

Trump's treasury secretary pick failed to disclose nearly $100m in assets 

“As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, the public has starkly different expectations about which groups in society will gain influence – and those that will lose influence – under his administration. Nearly two-thirds of Americans (64%) say wealthy people will gain influence in Washington when Trump takes office. Just 8% say they will lose influence, while 27% expect the wealthy will not be affected.”

Taxcast: South Dakota as Tax Haven, Stopping Corporate Tax Dodgers

How South Dakota is helping the US become an even bigger player in the tax haven game

The most dangerous moment in the US-Russia relations Failed evolution

That’s why taxpayers are on the hook mainly for the costs of producing the swearing-in ceremony. That’s typically not very expensive (relatively speaking). Together with the luncheon hosted by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, Congress expects to shell out $1.25 million in taxpayer money.
Taxpayer dollars are expected to cover one more important facet of the inauguration: security. A security presence of nearly 28,000, including the Secret Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is expected to be on hand. The estimated cost to taxpayers for all of that security? Somewhere around $100 million.

Donald Trump inauguration South China Morning Post. Round-up of SCMP stories.
Trump Transition
Soros Says Markets to Slump With Trump, EU Faces DisintegrationBloomberg and Buffett Says He Supports Trump’s Cabinet Picks ‘Overwhelmingly’ Bloomberg. ZOMG! Even the good billionaires are fighting amongst themselves!

 HuffPo: “The White House website has removed the page devoted to climate changeaction and posted newly sworn-in President Donald Trump’s pledge to undo environmental regulations and “revive America’s coal industry.”  The 361-word policy outline on the new page, titled “America First Energy Plan,” makes no reference to global warming or climate change, except to note Trump’s commitment to “eliminating harmful and unnecessary policies such as the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule.”