Author: The Automatic Earth

Fairytales and Snowflakes

Fairytales and Snowflakes by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth There are not many things that I’m allergic to. But there are some. Here’s a good example: bigotry. Behold, in the article quoted below, the danger of political correctness in all...

Smear Slander Rinse and Repeat

Smear Slander Rinse and Repeat by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth The way ‘news’ is reported through known outlets changes so fast hardly a soul notices that news as we once knew it no longer exists. This is due...

Nationalists and Patriots

Nationalists and Patriots by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth If and when a former Rothschild banker starts telling us what the words in our respective languages actually mean, beware. Even if he has dozens of professional speech writers and spin...

Quantum, Jazz and Dada – 1

Quantum, Jazz and Dada – 1 by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Ilargi: Much to my surprise, I received a mail from an old friend. Alexander Aston last wrote for the Automatic Earth in 2014. But he hasn’t been idle....

Trump Is America’s National Piñata

Trump Is America’s National Piñata by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth TDC Note – That’s a fact!! It’s good thing he was built this mission. #### It’s been quite a while since I first wrote that I resented the MSM...

Ban Saudi Oil

Ban Saudi Oil by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth According to Middle East Eye, Richard Branson, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Economist editor-In-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, New York Times, Financial Times, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshah, Viacom...

A Climate Fit For a Groundhog

A Climate Fit For a Groundhog by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth And there we go again. Another IPCC report, and they all keep getting more alarming than the previous one. And then nothing substantial happens. Until the next report...

Trump Sells Better Than Sex

Trump Sells Better Than Sex by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Remember Stormy Daniels? Bet you do. And lucky you, you’ll be hearing and seeing a lot more about her -again- as her already classic tome “Full Disclosure” is due...

America’s Looming Abyss

America’s Looming Abyss by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Axios reporter Jonathan Swan “broke” the story yesterday morning that Rod Rosenstein was going to resign before he would be fired, and he was on his way to the White House...

The News Just Ain’t The News No More

The News Just Ain’t The News No More by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Two thirds of Americans get at least some of their news on social media. Google and Facebook receive well over 70% of US digital advertising...

Ben Bernanke’s Waffle House

Ben Bernanke’s Waffle House by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Yes, it is hard to believe, but still happening: 10 years after Lehman the very same people who either directly caused the financial crisis of 2008 or made things much...

Social Media vs the Constitution

Social Media vs the Constitution by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth An ancient Latin saying goes: “Quod licet Iovi, non licet bovi” (what is permissible for Jupiter, is not for an ox). It feels very much on topic when social...

Bathwater

Bathwater by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Let’s try a different angle. How about the world through the eyes of children’s? I don’t want to dwell on John McCain, too many people already do today, but I would suggest that...

Fixers

Fixers by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth If there’s one thing that is exposed in the sorry not-so-fairy tale of former Trump aides Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, it’s that Washington is a city run by fixers. Who often make...

The Shape of Trump to Come

The Shape of Trump to Come by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth I thought I’d make list of things we can expect to emanate from the White House over the coming year or so. I’m sure you will agree, wherever...

Free The Press

Free The Press by Raúl Ilargi Meijer – The Automatic Earth Two thirds of Americans want the Mueller investigation (inquisition, someone called it) over by the midterm elections. Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani has said that if Mueller wants to interview Trump, he’ll...