Author Archives: MG


With all the troubles and angers floating around, I thought I’d post something I started awhile back and just finished: America at its root is an idea, one so simple that most people forget the actual source: That all are … Continue reading

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To Europe:

Wow, you’re suckers. (It’s not up to date but I thought it should be noted here.) “If the bank can’t do it, then we’ll talk to the shareholders and the bondholders, we’ll ask them to contribute in recapitalising the bank, … Continue reading

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Minor Updates

First based on Edo’s post: They will likely review several scenarios including one under which Japanese and U.S. armed forces conduct joint operations in case China invades the islands, Kyodo said. Any fighting with Japan would escalate far more quickly … Continue reading

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Just wow….

The levy will see deposits of more than 100,000 euros in Cypriot banks hit with a 9.9 percent charge when lenders re-open their doors on Tuesday after a scheduled bank holiday on Monday. Under that threshold and the levy drops … Continue reading

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PSA for Wormme:

Go back and read Xpat’s replies! Oh, for goodness’ sake Worme, you didn’t offend me, even a little. Now you be offended, Wormme, I’m calling you out on your own blog! /taunt

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China doesn’t own as much debt as people think. Fed Now Largest Owner of U.S. Gov’t Debt—Surpassing China How much does China hold then? Meanwhile, as of the end of this September, entities in mainland China owned $1.1483 trillion in … Continue reading

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The Rise of Power and the Fall of Liberty

From someone at OWS. Also talked about at HotAir. The problems with the childishness are legion, and should have been known by those involved; there is no magic to soothe the wounds and make everything ok. Ms. Holmes also stated … Continue reading

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Reinventing the Wheel, Badly:

I didn’t get to this when I intended to, but it’s here anyways. One constant of too many activist groups is their utter disdain for those not included in the group; compounded with this is their purely religious level belief … Continue reading

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Europe, Occupy and Economic Centrality

Remember that many governments don’t care what happens to their people: The 50% haircut, however, is really not 50% because the EFSF and ECB, which hold 55% of all Greek debt, are exempt from the haircut. So, at the max, … Continue reading

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Non-existant promises

The Euro keeps its course: The fun take away for me: Weinberg believes emerging nations do not want to start paying for rich countries trying to avert economic decline. Yeah, not to mention that the question isn’t really, for the … Continue reading

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