Posted in October 2010

Such a Deal

Such a Deal

America is On Sale If you have enough money, you can buy just about anything. Here in the US, cities and states have been selling off access to our major highways and byways to the highest bidder – usually foreign investors. Since the real estate crash, tour groups from Asia arrive to attend “foreclosure auctions.” … Continue reading

Turning on the Heat in China

Turning on the Heat in China

Baby, It’s Cold Inside From CBS News correspondent Celia Hatton in Beijing: Since the Communists came to power, November 15 has been circled in red on many Beijing calendars. It’s not Mao Zedong’s birthday. November 15 is the day when city officials dutifully flick the switch to turn on the capital’s centrally-controlled heating system, supplying … Continue reading

Hold On to Your Hats

Hold On to Your Hats

Poor Crops, Soaring Demand, Currency Wars: A Recipe for Food Shortages By Vishesh Kumar – Daily Finance AOL Oct. 10, 2010 Another lackluster monthly jobs report took center stage Friday. Stocks rallied, and government bond yields remained at rock-bottom levels as investors anticipate more action soon by the Federal Reserve to drive down interest rates … Continue reading

George Soros Loves Peat

George Soros Loves Peat

Peat as Good as Gold “I am visiting Central Kalimantan to observe its forests and peat land in my capacity as a United Nations envoy for the environment,” Soros said. While Russian peat bogs burned this past summer, George Soros was slogging through the peat bogs of Indonesia planning his new venture. Interesting timing, don’tcha … Continue reading