We are witnesses to an epic failure of planning, statecraft and social justice. Regardless of where your politics be, these elements are critical for a modern globally connected economy to function....
Submitted by williambanzai7 on 07/21/2011 - 14:23
Visual Combat: "Now, you must remember: the enemy has only images and illusions behind which he hides his true motives. Destroy the image and you will break the enemy."--From Enter The Dragon
Submitted by Reggie Middleton on 07/21/2011 - 12:24Lehman
Recent history shows us what happens when you borrow short and lend long against assets that have been halved in value, hasn't it? Guess who hasn't been to (very recent) history class...
Submitted by rcwhalen on 07/21/2011 - 08:41
The below is a letter I recently found in my "examiner friends" archives that I thought was worth sharing. This was written in 2005 by an anonymous former Federal Reserve examiner. As a former bank supervisor myself, the accuracy should challenge us all to pay more attention to those in the trenches doing the actual work (whether bank supervisors or in your own firm; management by walking around, as Tom Peters used to quip). To say the below is insightful is an understatement.
Submitted by smartknowledgeu on 07/21/2011 - 07:07
The old Cold War USA-USSR nuclear arms race has been replaced by the East-West battle to accumulate physical gold and physical silver reserves. While Western Central Banks and their puppet bullion banks have distracted and goaded private citizens with the invention of fraudulent bogus paper gold and paper silver derivative products, they themselves have been diving headfirst into real physical precious metals.
Submitted by George Washington on 07/20/2011 - 18:12
The Pentagon tries to take over social media to prevent any memes which challenge any of the policies of Helicopter Ben, Turbo Timmy, O-Bomb-a or the rest of the boys ...
Submitted by williambanzai7 on 07/20/2011 - 15:56
On July 20, 1973, Bruce Lee, the greatest martial artist the world has ever known passed away. Martial art aficionados are of the widely held view that Enter the Dragon was his greatest film...and indeed one of the greatest martial arts films of all time.