Not everything is rosy out there. Quoting #retoot

Post by The Bulwark. ""'Regime' rhetoric draws on three main currents of formerly dissident right-wing thought: the Claremont Institute's turn against America, the inverted Marxism of paleoconservatives, and the techno-authoritarianism of Peter Thiel." ICYMI @Joshua_A_Tait:…" Posted on Mar 13, 2023 at 23:31

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It looks like we’re not out of the woods yet with the incipient banking crisis here in the USA. Even though the Financial Stability Oversight Council made a statement on Monday they don’t have control over events. Quoting #retoot

Post by Techmeme. "Sources: the FDIC is planning another SVB auction, after it failed to find suitor on Sunday; at least one offer had been made, but it was rejected by the FDIC (Andrew Ackerman/Wall Street Journal)……" Posted on Mar 13, 2023 at 23:16

The original post on Techmeme is at I think that this will spook people and create instability again. We’ll see what happens. First Commonwealth, PNC, Fifth Third, Huntington, and other regional banks serving my immediate area got pounded quite hard in stock trading Monday.

Steve Herman at the Voice of America brought news over the weekend that we’re in bad shape as to news-seeking behavior by the public. Facebook is a farrago of lies and deceit. Where do most Americans go online to get their news? Facebook! Quoting #retoot

Post by Steve Herman. "Journalists still prefer #Twitter but the American public seeks news on #Facebook.…" Posted on Mar 12, 2023 at 16:11

The linked report can be seen at

I agree with Alan Pope that the news is not good right now.