Tinfoil Headgear and a Simple Question …

Tinfoil HatGiven:

  1. Russia: New statistics show sharp growth in the numbers of Russians living in poverty.
  2. China will lay off 5 to 6 million workers.
  3. So Russian has invaded Ukraine and intervened in Syria while China is grabbing and militarizing South China Sea islands previously claimed by Taiwan, South Vietnam and the Philippines.
  4. Noting that the American middle class has been in decline for a while now:


Do these shed any light upon the overwhelming exclusion of most news by ISIS and the Trump phenomenon? Or are we just not wearing our tinfoil hat often enough?

About Jack Curtis

Suspicious of government, doubtful of economics, fond of figure skating (but the off-ice part, not so much) Couple of degrees in government, a few medals in figure skating; just reading and suspicion for economics ...
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