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by | Mar 28, 2023

It is a warning to conservatives everywhere: The rise of woke progressivism, amped by social media, threatens the future of democracy. The Israeli Left now is acting to circumvent free elections by trying to take down Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s popularly…

by | Mar 27, 2023

Moral hazard occurs when an agreement that people make to act in concert for their mutual benefit results in an incentive for one of them to act immorally. The classic case is insurance. When an insurance company contracts with a…

by | Mar 22, 2023

Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon By William D. Cohan (Portfolio, 816 pages, $40) In Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of An American Icon, William D. Cohan masterfully chronicles the creation, ascent, and destruction of…

by | Mar 22, 2023

Two large regional banks failed within a period of only two days, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on March 10, and Signature Bank on March 12. Both banks had a combined aggregate asset size of $319 billion as of Dec. 31,…

by | Mar 20, 2023

“Flyover Country,” editorial cartoon by Yogi Love for The American Spectator, March 20, 2023.

by | Mar 16, 2023

What do Willie Sutton and Democrats have in common? One can rob a bank by wearing the Hamburglar’s mask, handing over Virgil Starkwell’s note, and waving around Evelle Snoats’s firearm. Alternatively, one can simply join the bank’s board and direct…

by and | Mar 16, 2023

RVIVR publisher Scott McKay and American Spectator publisher Melissa Mackenzie discuss the causes of the banking crisis, delve into the woke and broke cycle, examine young leftists’ mental illnesses, and then discuss cures. Father Leo Patalinghug joins The Spectacle to…

by | Mar 15, 2023

The board of SVB, the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank, included as many people who grieved over Donald Trump’s 2016 victory at a Shinto shrine as investment bankers. It included as many former Obama administration officials as investment bankers….

by | Mar 15, 2023

Four payments of $25,000. That’s the amount California Gov. Gavin Newsom requested the now-defunct Silicon Valley Bank give his wife’s woke “gender equity” foundation, the California Partners Project, in 2021. The foundation doubles as a PR platform for Jennifer Siebel…

by | Mar 13, 2023

Six months ago, SVB, the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank, announced an audit so important to its business that it sent out a press release to promote it and hired Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison to conduct it….

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