India Joins Oman & America in the 21st century Singapore/Mumbai

  Go back in time and you will see that greatest geographical discoveries of humankind have been deep sea ports with easy links to the mainland. Singapore is the first name that comes to mind. It sits at the other end of the Malacca Straits, that narrow waterway through which 25% of world’s traded goods…

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Interesting TACs of the Week (February 10 – February 17, 2018)

  Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with our comments. This is an…

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Padmaavat – Barkha Dutt WhiteWashes Horrible Sexual Abuse of Wives?

  Feminism is an important, powerful and utterly basic concept. Unfortunately we find that too many talk about it without any real commitment to feminism. Many Indian public women have adorned the garb of feminism but, in our sad experience, it is only a garb to collect attention, money and power. The Indian doyen in…

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Interesting TACs of the Week (February 3 – February 9, 2018)

Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with our comments. This is an article…

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Shah Rukh Khan Proves Our Point re “Padmaavat” Film

  Last week, we described the film Padmaavat as A Recruiting Film for Taleban & Lashkar-e-Toiba. The film is a great ode to the barbaric Afghani Pashtun conqueror Allauddin Khilji and his total & contemptuous conquest of Hindu kings. You show this film to a young Afghan Pashtun and he will swell with pride about…

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Interesting TACs of the Week (January 27 – February 2, 2018)

Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with our comments. This is an article…

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Padmaavat – Celebration of India’s Culture of Rape & Recruiting Film for Taleban & Lashkar-e-Taiba?

  Remember the barbarically horrific rape-murder of the young woman in Delhi in late 2012, the act that shocked the world & began global condemnation of India’s culture of rape, or sexual predation! Four young men tricked the young woman and the accompanying young man into a van; beat up the young man with iron…

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Interesting TACs of the Week (January 20 – January 26, 2018)

Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with our comments. This is an article…

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China Building a Military Base in Afghanistan – Fruit of a Sapling Planted in 2011?

  Say Afghanistan and 99% of people will say “Pak”istan. Since America entered Afghanistan in 2001, the entire focus has been on the Afghan-NaPakistan border. That is but natural because that border is where the conflict between the Taleban & US forces has raged. But the most obvious, the most active place is often not…

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