Author: Jesse

Love Is the Refuge of the Way

Love Is the Refuge of the Way by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered...

Confronting the Unspeakable

Confronting the Unspeakable by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe’ “Those who are at present so eager to be reconciled with the world at any price must take care not to be reconciled with it under this particular aspect: as the...

The Trend That Will Shake the Nation

The Trend That Will Shake the Nation by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe’ “Hubris calls for nemesis, and in one form or another it’s going to get it, not as a punishment from outside but as the completion of a...

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts – Tenacious D

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts – Tenacious D by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe’ “The dictatorship, and the whole process of its coming into being, was above all diverting.    It provided an excuse not to think for people who...

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe’ “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.” Mark Twain The gap in the SP...

Wars, and Rumours of Wars

Wars, and Rumours of Wars by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe “We are slow to master the great truth that even now Christ is, as it were, walking among us, and by His hand, or eye, or voice, bidding us...

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe’ “Their upward path was dark and steep; the mists that they encountered, thick; the silences, unbroken.  But at last they’d almost reached the upper world, but he afraid that she might weaken and...

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts by Jesse The Fed did what was entirely expected today, and did it with a pedestrian view towards the future increases.  Slow and steady. And so the markets were ‘surprised’, the dollar dumped hard, stocks...

Wall Street’s Trousered Apes Celebrate

Wall Street’s Trousered Apes Celebrate by Jesse “What I have called the trousered ape and the urban blockhead may be precisely the kind of man they really wish to produce. The differences between us may go all the way down....

God and Mammon and Power

God and Mammon and Power by Jesse The world is ours, we are its lords, and ours it shall remain. As for the host of labor, it has been in the dirt since history began, and I read history aright....

Round and Round She Goes

Round and Round She Goes by Jesse The Fed’s minutes came out today, and they were yet mildly hawkish in that vague sort of way that has preceded twenty-nine of the last two actual rate increases. There is a theory...