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Barrick reaches agreement to sell its share of Australian Super-pit for $750M

Barrick reaches agreement to sell its share of Australian Super-pit for $750M

All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:)(TSX:) today announced it has reached an agreement to sell its 50 percent interest in Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (“KCGM”) in Western Australia to Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (“Saracen”) for a total consideration of $750 million in cash. “The sale of our non-operating interest […]

The Yovanovitch farce

The Yovanovitch farce

I want to add two points to the ones about the testimony of Marie Yovanovitch. First, Yovanovitch had nothing of significance to say about issues relevant to impeachment. Second, her testimony was an attempt by Adam Schiff to play the identity politics card. Yovanovitch was not the ambassador to Ukraine during the period when the Trump administration withheld military aid. […]

Quigley on evidence: Hearsay edition

Quigley on evidence: Hearsay edition

I observed earlier this week that there is a classic satire of democratic politics struggling to escape from the House’s impeachment inquiry. It was only yesterday that the Obama administration refused to provide lethal military aid to the Ukraine. Now the provision of lethal military aid appears to have become a holy sacrament in the evolving Democratic orthodoxy, one with […]

Breaking: Kaepernick’s Kaper (Updated)

Breaking: Kaepernick’s Kaper (Updated)

Paul a couple days ago the very public “workout” publicity stunt of Colin Kaepernick, which was scheduled to go off at 3 pm eastern time today at Atlanta Falcons stadium. But suddenly this morning Kaepernick complained that the media were being overly restricted, and suddenly moved the event to a local high school and delayed the start time. ESPN about […]

Barr drives left even crazier

Barr drives left even crazier

Attorney General Barr delivered the 19th Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture at the Federalist Society’s 2019 National Lawyers Convention in Washington on Friday. The Department of Justice has posted the text . I have omitted emphases, corrected a few typographical errors, and posted the full text below. I have also posted video of the speech below the text (about […]