Daily Digest 8/18 - Iceland Was Right While We Were Wrong, Extreme Weather
Iceland Was Right, We Were Wrong: The IMF (David B.)
Following three years of this continuous, uninterrupted failure; Greece has already defaulted on 75% of its debts, and its economy is totally destroyed. The UK, Spain, and Italy are all plummeting downward in suicide-spirals, where the more austerity these sadistic governments inflict upon their own people the worse their debt/deficit problems get. Ireland and Portugal are nearly in the same position.
Ann Barnhardt - A Matter of Record (oliveoilguy)
Ann Barnhardt and (Warren Pollock) talk about the most
important issues of today including the property rights, collateral,
the lack of safety in savings and retirement plans, and the 2012
election. They discuss the Sentinel Bankruptcy as a test case for
violating key safeguards to any and all of your financial instruments
within the context of fraud or banking interests.
The Corzine incident was a beta test implemented by the banking cartel to measure the extent of public and Congressional reaction to overt theft of customer funds, according to Posel.
It is a new iteration of an enduring problem in Afghanistan, where Western officials are already struggling to quell a storm of corruption that has undercut the war effort. In the years since the invasion, the country has become a smuggler’s dream, with a booming opium economy and pervasive government graft that is widely believed to be a factor in funneling Western aid money to the Taliban.
Now the authorities in the Justice Department and the New York County district attorney’s office are debating how deeply involved Mr. Lawsky’s office should be in the investigations. A spokesman for Mr. Lawsky said the department “will continue to cooperate and work with our law enforcement partners both federal and state.”
Extreme Weather (jdargis)
Rains that are almost biblical, heat waves that don’t end, tornadoes that strike in savage swarms—there’s been a change in the weather lately. What’s going on?
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