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…

8% Richer We’re Told: So Where Did it Go?

Quickly run off and take a look at your bank statement. The last time you checked it out, you probably made a mistake when looking at your personal wealth and general finances. It doesn’t feel like you’re richer, but that’s what we are being told today. If we repeat it long and hard enough, then…

Obamacare, Washington and Wall Street

When Obamacare was thought up it was more than just a presidential pledge to woo the poverty-stricken Americans into believing (and voting) that healthcare should be provided for all and sundry and that any Tom, Dick and Harry could get through life by being provided for by the state. What it did was create a…

Brit Bonanza on IPOs

The Brits have always been ready to prove that they are different. Mad dogs and Englishmen that go out in the mid-day sun and all that. But, this time, it looks as if there might be something better to look forward to than just scorched red cheeks and parched throats as well as a good…