Tag Archive: United States

Twitter IPO – Madness newly defined.

Twitter Surges in Trading Debut After $1.82 Billion Share Sale. Twitter Inc. jumped 73 percent in its trading début, as investors paid a premium for its promises of fast growth. The stock rose… Continue reading

US income – Who Has It?

America’s Income – Who Has It? Excerpts from: brucekrasting.com   The 1 % Group. The IRS US Internal Revenue Service) defines ‘rich’ as an individual with annual income of $200k ($250k per couple). This… Continue reading

Cambodia: France, Australia, Japan Endorse Vote at Expense of Democratic Principles.

Cambodia: Back Independent Election Inquiry. Cambodia’s donors and other countries should publicly press the Cambodian government to set up an independent, internationally assisted investigation into disputed national elections in July 2013, Human Rights… Continue reading

Cambodian Protests Continue, Hun Sen Open to Talks.

Cambodia’s political opposition has wrapped-up three days of peaceful protests and marches on foreign embassies, demanding international support for its push to have an independent inquiry conducted into the controversial results of the July 28 elections. By  Luke… Continue reading

UK on the brink of collapse? The Fall of the United Kingdom.

The state of the United Kingdom economy including: Government spending, Budget deficits, Interest on the debt, Unfunded liabilities, Public sector worker pensions, Retirement savings, Educational spending, Health care costs, The death pathways, The… Continue reading

Apropos Government and its behavior.

“In most eras governments were collections of well-dressed thugs. What they should resemble is the referee at a soccer game, entering the arena only when the rules are being violated but staying away… Continue reading

Vietnam: General Vo Nguyen Giap dies aged 102.

Vo Nguyen Giap, the Vietnamese general who masterminded victories against France and the US, has died aged 102. His defeat of French forces at Dien Bien Phu in 1954 effectively ended French colonial… Continue reading

Did Putin Quietly Play the Debt Card Over Syria?

By Ron Holland – The Daily Bell . “They are living beyond their means and shifting a part of the weight of their problems to the world economy. They are living like parasites… Continue reading

U.S. arms officially, openly Syrian Islamist, Al Qaeda terrorist fighters.

Obama Waives Law Banning U.S. Arms to Terrorists to Aid Syrian Islamist Fighters. By John Galt – Shenandoah – September 16, 2013. It is almost as if there is an international dog whistle in Riyadh,… Continue reading

Syria – A Plea for Caution From Russia.

What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria. By: Vladimir V. Putin, president of Russia. Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political… Continue reading