American Consequences - February 2019

LITERARY INSIGHT from PRESENT & PAST " ;-&8;*ƶ7*7*&).3, How could two $1.8 billion Navy destroyers, protected by one of the most advanced defense systems on the planet, fail to detect oncoming cargo ships broadcasting their locations to aworldwide navigational network? Death and Valor on a Doomed American Warship ProPublica

New year, new attitude. Despite all the forecasts of doom and gloom that rippled through global markets in December, investors across almost all asset classes and regions are in a much better mood in the early days of 2019. Are Animal Spirits Making a Comeback? Bloomberg Sharing an apartment with a beat cop while committing federal felonies was an insane proposition. But with no girlfriend, no job, and no Olympics, all he had left was his unrelenting desire to feel exceptional, to prove to himself that he was too clever to get caught. The Bicycle Thief Chicago Magazine Being an 18-karat manic-depressive and having lived a life of violent emotional contradictions, I have an overacute capacity for sadness as well as elation. I knowwhat the cat who wrote the song is trying to say. I’ve been there – and back. I guess the audience feels it along with me. They can’t help it. Sentimentality, after all, is an emotion common to all humanity. Frank Sinatra Speaks His Mind Playboy Warhol’s art was not supposed to be a matter of emotion, introspection, or spiritual quest; it was to be an image, pure and simple. “During the 1960s,” he wrote knowingly in 1975, “I think, people forgot [LEXIQSXMSRW[IVIWYTTSWIHXSFI&RH. don’t think they’ve ever remembered.” A One-Man Art Market 1843 Magazine

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