“The de facto role of the US armed forces will be to keep the world safe for our economy and open to our cultural assault. To those ends, we will do a fair amount of killing.” Ralph Peters, LTC, USArmy, retired.
One Toke Over The Line? Is Greece finally going to end the pretense that the euro is a viable idea? Has Greece (and more importantly, the Greeks) finally been pushed far enough to let the German's out of the euro?
Can Anybody Say Libya 2.0: Secretary Clinton is calling on the "friends of democratic Syria" to put a stop to the bloodshed, now that Russia and China have given ØØAssad a despot's license to kill as many of his citizens as necessary to stay in power. .
Multiple Choice: “Is US democracy being bought and sold?” (a) Yes, (b) All of the above.
Karnack: President Obama said the U.S. has a "very good estimate" of when Iran could complete work on a nuclear weapon,even though it hasn't started work on one yet.
Room to Let: By June of 2011 the demand for safe deposit boxes at Swiss banks was so high that a minimum balance of half a million Swiss francs was a prerequisite. Now the demand, especially in the region bordering Italy, has exhausted the banks supply of boxes and hotels are renting their out.
Libertarianism: Brazilian media report 78 people have been murdered in and around the northeastern city of Salvador since the start of a state police strike there five days ago. Ah yes, let us do away with the noisome interference of the state...
Porn O'Graph: Healthy job prospects.