Snowden Revelations and NSA

Obama must be fuming like a pile of something in the pristine Oval Office today as he hears of the latest Edward-Snowden revelations. You can just imagine him sitting there saying to an imaginary spy behind the door of Russia something that would go like: “Come out and take it, you dirty, yellow-bellied rat, or…

Food: Walking the Breadline

Over half a million people in the UK are resorting to going to the bank all over the country today. But, it’s not just any old bank in the high street down in some borough of the East End of London. It’s the food banks that are popping up all over the place, even in…

Solution to the Economic Problem of the World!

$51, 323, 233, 866, 518. That’s the current global public debt that exists all countries together. Next year it will rise to $54, 020, 847, 580, 179. At least, that’s the figure that is calculated as of this very second. Every second the clock notches up millions more. Rising debt means greater interference by the…

Alice in Wongaland Economy!

Years ago the poor people would have just got thrown to the lions and we would have watched as they got their limbs torn from them in a bloodbath. Today, things aren’t that much different. We still look on as if at some Saturday-afternoon entertainment event that unrolls before our eyes. Only this time, because…

Opportunity Knocks at the Door of EU, But Not For Youth

Harping on about rhapsodious aspirations and opportunity knocks at the door of the youthful unemployed of Europe. Or, that’s the way politicians in the EU from Paris to Berlin believe that it all fits into place in the nice little puzzle that they have concocted as Merkel slaps Hollande on the back (yes, it’s her…

Obama NOT Worst President

Yesterday I thought that Barack Obama was probably the worst President in the entire history of the USA given his record on unemployment and Gross Domestic Product since he has been in office. But, then again, on second thoughts, he may be the only President that he could have been. The President in the USA…