Granted absurdity isn’t new. Stupidity has been around since the dawn of time. There just seems to be a whole lot more of it now.
It was with thoughts like these swirling around my head that I found myself in Kansai airport a week ago waiting for a man I knew as well as any friend...
Yes, biometric ID is rolling out in India and over a billion people are being locked away behind its electronic bars.
So are you starting to get a handle on this "Globalese" language? It's not so impenetrable after all,
Nonbelligerent Iran never attacked another country preemptively, threatening none now, vowing only to defend its territory against foreign aggressors.
... this is how the banking mafia operates. It isn't difficult to see, nor is it difficult to understand. If you play ball with them then you'll do just fine.
...names and faces may change. Far-right governance remains the same, dirty business as usual continuing as always.
It is utterly remarkable that the 9/11 Commission and its final report are still held up as the final word on the events of September 11, 2001.
The horror of 9/11 wasn’t that Muslim terrorists attacked us. The horror was/is that people in our own nation, supposed “citizens” of the US, knew, helped and even profited from this.
One important lesson investors can learn from the market action over the past decade is that the government plays a very important role.
Learn some skills. Better yet teach the newer generations the skills you have. They’ll be better off people, more able to stand on their own two feet,
Long live the King! And long live all the royal superhumans remaining on this planet who are so evidently better than us mere commoners!
I have had no reason up until now to explore the alternatives. No one in my immediate family has had cancer. My dad made it to 86. My mom’s still chugging at 90. But now, my vision is expanded.
One thing is for certain: the fight for the future of Hong Kong is raging as we speak. But the real question is: who is fighting that fight? The people of Hong Kong, or Beijing and Washington?
Out of all this mess, one thing is for certain: Whatever comes of these moves by India, the Kashmirs themselves will be the first to face the consequences of those actions and the last to reap any dividends.