Never judge a book by its cover, especially a Canadian classic. Meet Jean Chretien, Canada’s ass kicking Prime Minister of the 1990s.
Posts From Tag: politics
History is written by the victors. Don’t believe me? Break out that 100 ruble stamp, and write a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, he’ll tell you.
Tonight, stomachs across North Korea rumble in mourning. It is not food that they cry out for, but rather it is for their beloved, and now deceased, leader Kim Jong Il.
Take one look at him, and you might think he is the world’s greatest warcraft player. Look beyond the chubby face, upside down binoculars, and you just might see Kim Jong-un, Vice Chariman of the Central Military Commission of the Worker’s Party of Korea, or more easily spelled the ‘Son of God’.
The Colonel is dead. No, not the KFC guy, but rather that crazy cat of Tripoli. I am of course referring to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi .
Let me take a moment to pay homage to the God of Understatement by saying that there is something terribly wrong with this country.
Whenever I get down about my life, I can always find solace by perusing through Mary Meeker’s USA Inc.. In her analysis, which contains enough graphs and spreadsheets to send any McKinsey associate to orgasmic heights never before dreamed, she paints a dire picture of U.S. federal government budget and the sack punch it’s about to receive from the troika of unfunded liabilities named Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
The craziest thing about S&P cutting the U.S. government’s debt rating isn’t so much that they did it, but rather that anyone still cares to listen. This is the same S&P,that along with Fitch,and Moody’s attached AAA- credit ratings to anything up to and including the financial equivalent of pieces of shit .
Land in Manhattan isn’t known to be cheap. So why does the United States Postal Service own so much of it?
It’s become en vogue to hate on Greenspan because of that little thing known as “the housing bubble”. But how much of the blame belongs to Greenspan?