Saturday 11th of July 2020

Gus Leonisky's blog

wars on an endless loop (tautological but profitable of course) ...

bush

19 years of "war without end"


President George W. Bush decided to radically transform the Pentagon’s missions, as Colonel Ralph Peters explained in the Army magazine Parameters on September 13, 2001. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld appointed Admiral Arthur Cebrowski to train future officers. Cebrowski spent three years touring military universities so that today all general officers have taken his courses. His thoughts were popularized for the general public by his deputy, Thomas Barnett.


the prohibitive maths: hard to say no to imperfect joe...

unnatural selection

Andrew Yang endorsed Joe Biden for president live on CNN Tuesday night during the network’s primary election night broadcast.


lying with conviction...

lying with conviction...

 


sizing down...

travel

Qantas is moving into damage control by slashing seat numbers on international flights and top executives taking pay cuts as it reels from the hit to demand from the global coronavirus outbreak.

non-renewable energy falling demand caused by the spread of the coronavirus...

saudi oil

Oil prices crashed in Asia on Monday by around 30% in what analysts are calling the start of a price war.

all is best in the best of the world as long as you can wipe your butt...

don�t panic

Fears over the Coronavirus have now spread to the Australian Stockmarket where $100 billion has been wiped off the value of shares.

going to the slaughterhouse....

bull

The Australian share market is down 4% in what could be the most turbulent day yet during this coronavirus-driven markets crisis.


Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist at CMC Markets and Stockbroking in Sydney, said


US stock futures are trading significantly lower this morning after crude oil futures dropped more than 20% at the opening of the US Sunday night session.


scapegoating putin once more...

mh17

Four suspects are to go on trial in the Netherlands charged with the murder of 298 passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in what the Australian government says is the first significant step towards achieving “justice and accountability”.

the threat of the tourismovirus to the planet has been reduced....

the news

The outbreak of coronavirus is having major repercussions on the movement of people across the world, affecting many popular tourist attractions.

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-51768064

a stone upturned...

spring

Although he couldn’t speak publicly about his case, Stone easily transitioned into what he knows best, politics and the upcoming November presidential elections.

Stone said he’d like to see Trump go up against former Vice President Joe Biden.

the miracle of the multiplying pigs in barrels parable as performed by scott morrison...

pigs

Former sports minister Bridget McKenzie has rejected suggestions she changed a list of sporting clubs earmarked for Commonwealth funding after Parliament was dissolved for the 2019 election, and the Federal Government was placed into caretaker mode.

media froth and COVID-19...

protection

The coronavirus has had a variety of effect on politics and media around the globe. 

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