Wonderful President of USA and Munchkins

The Chief Economist at Citi Willem Buiter has said today on CBC in an interview that the fiasco over the US budget and the lack of money is nothing more than irresponsible on all political wings and that the country is being run by Munchkins in the Land of Oz.  Most of us will agree…

Media Forgets: Rouhani’s Spots Won’t Change

Turning over new leaves and all that stuff is great if you believe that your true nature can be changed. But, leopards rarely change their spots and Iranian spots are just as indelible as any others in the world. Rouhani is being hailed as the new pacifist, the guy we have to chat on the…

USA : Last One to Leave Turn Out the Lights

The USA is turning into a sorry state of affairs. But, it only has itself to blame. The successive governments for the past decades have done nothing but increase the debt ceiling in the country. The successive Presidents have done nothing but see their own personal interest and the vote-winning policies of spend, spend, spend.…

Qatar’s Slave Trade Death Toll

The Egyptians dispensed with the life of their slaves in the construction of the pyramids as if they were nothing but throw-away products before that had even been invented in the modern day and age in which we live. Today, Qatar is doing the self-same thing.  There are 1.2 million migrant workers (the vast majority…

Lew’s Illusions

Remember when we were told that the Year 2000 bug was going to make our computers implode? Our coffee machines were supposed to stop working as the clock struck midnight on December 31st 1999 and the people partied to celebrate the new millennium. My coffee machine doesn’t even have a clock on it. But, we…

Wal-Mart: Unpatriotic or Lying Through Their Teeth?

Don’t you just love it when someone gets caught red-handed with cream squidging out of their mouth as they swipe that cream cake out of the fridge? Then they stand there and say ‘no, no, no, it wasn’t me at all’. Wal-Mart is doing exactly that and quite honestly it beggars belief that the people…