March 30, 2013
When I first heard about the Cyprus ritual execution bailout, I had thought that the widespreadpredictions that the island nation’s economy would contract by 20% to 30% over the next two years were off base.
I thought it would happen much faster, on the order of two to three months. An estimated 45% (mind you, 45%!) of the economy is banking, and almost all of that international banking. So if you generously assume 200% [...]
In 1970, after a WW2 boom, the PEOPLE of the “free” world only buy that much, while the companies produced double than what people could ever buy.
Instead a 50% unemployment (read world wide anarchy) the chosed the safer and better way : LOAN money to people, at very low interest.
A great boom followed : the 1974-1987 boom.The boom was sustained by a healthy 4-5% natural growth, “delivering” more babies, so more workers, [...]
by Kurt Nimmo, InfoWars:
Lord Gilbert, aka Life Peer Baron Gilbert, a House of Lords fixture, has suggested using a neutron bomb on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border to clear out pesky natives who were radicalized by his country, the United States, and Pakistan.
“Your Lordships may say that this is impractical, but nobody lives up in the mountains on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan except for a few goats and a handful of people herding [...]
As words and articles became digitized over the last 15 years, they began to float, there for the plucking and replication elsewhere. Words like “curation” and “aggregation” became the language of the realm, sometimes used as substitutes for describing the actual creation of content. What had once been a craft was rapidly becoming a task.
Traditional media organizations watched as others kidnapped their work, not only taking away content but, [...]
Viewers less likely to know Egypt overthrew government: survey
NY Daily News
November 24, 2011
If Fox News viewers want to be informed about current events, they might as well turn off the TV.
A poll released by Fairleigh Dickinson University on Monday found that people who get their news from Fox News know significantly less about news both in the U.S. and the world than people who watch no news at all.
With both jobs and immigration likely topics of sharp debate at tonight’s Republican debate here in Florida, a new report suggests that newly-arrived immigrants have filled a majority of new jobs created in Texas, home to Republican frontrunner Gov. Rick Perry.
“Of jobs created in Texas since 2007, 81 percent were taken by newly arrived immigrant workers (legal and illegal),” says the report from the Center [...]
1. Gov’t property assessors around the state are drastically INCREASING the assessed values of properties in 2010 and 2011 during the worst real estate market in HISTORY!!!
2. Gov’t is adding BAGEL tax IF a bagel is cut before it is sold (no joke)
3. Gov’t is trying to tax sales on Indian Reservations (last time they tried this there was very big back lash from the natives)
4. Gov’t increasing taxes [...]