Called it. T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. agreed to combine in a $26.5 billion merger, creating a wireless giant to compete against industry leaders AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. — Read on http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-29/sprint-t-mobile-in-26-5-billion-deal-to-take-on-at-t-verizon
Good read. The Russia and Cohen investigations expose Trump and his campaign and his business organization to such serious legal jeopardy that it is difficult to fathom a future in which criminality and corruption aren’t the traits that define Trump’s presidency. That’s one way to conceive of Davdison’s “end stage.” But it doesn’t mean his presidency… Read More The End Stage of the Trump Presidency, and the Gangsterization of America | Crooked Media
I’d heard rumors, but that’s it. Well, it turns out the rumors are true. The tech company, founded in Venice in 2011, is vacating a large chunk of its Venice network of office space for a location in a corporate office park in Santa Monica. This may actually serve as one final “fuck you” to… Read More Snapchat Leaving Venice
Today, I got hit by a Range Rover. With New York plates. It happened around noon. At Sixth and Santa Clara. I’d just about rode my bike down to the stop sign when homie came up close at the limit line. I’d been in a track stand when his bumper kissed my left thigh. About… Read More Homework: Get Hit By A Range Rover
I won’t get in to all of the potentially destabilizing geopolitics around the globe today. There are too many to list. But, we’re entering undiscovered country here. Joe Kennedy exited the stock market in timely fashion after a shoeshine boy gave him some stock tips. He figured that when the shoeshine boys have tips, the… Read More Global Financial System Showing Danger Signs
I don’t know if it’s art, but I know what I hate. And I don’t hate this. In the words of Dr. Steve Brule, “Wine was invented by the Romans, for orgies. But orgies aren’t too much fun when no one wants to do it with you.” Some of the most powerful men in Silicon… Read More Sweet Berry Wine!
One of the people in this photo is clueless. Can you figure out who? I’m not terribly familiar with protocol for meeting with the holy father. But this photo is still striking. Such contrast. Donny’s grin is exceptionally out of place here. And Fred Trump (Donny’s dad) was no fan of the Roman Catholic church. To quote Dubya, it’s another… Read More A Dress Rehearsal for Democracy’s Funeral