September 2nd, 2014
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TIDBIT: NOW THEY’RE SAYING THE UKRAINE IS SEEKING NATO MEMBERSHIP

Well no sooner said than undone it seems. Adding to the speculations of behind-the-scenes diplomacy between Mr. Putin and Mrs. Merkel, and her own assurances that the Ukraine should be kept neutral (suspiciously similar to the position we blogged about concerning Mr. Mearsheimer’s article in the CFR journal Foreign Policy) we now have the coup government[More...]

TIDBIT: AND JUST FOR GOOD MEASURE… SCIENTISTS MANIPULATING MAGNETICALLY LEVITATED OBJECTS

Just for good measure with today’s main blog, check this one out: Scientists manipulate magnetically levitated objects Now, I suspect that in private, or rather, in secret, they’ve been manipulating “magnetically levitated” objects for quite a while, and successfully. The interesting thing to ponder is why they’re now willing to talk about it so publicly, when,[More...]

ARGENTINA SUES DUTCH BANK OVER LIBOR RATE FIXING

There’s news rumbling from Argentina, and this concerns the ongoing LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) rigging scandal. Check this one out: Dutch Rabobank Gets Argentine LIBOR Fraud Claim Now, why am I bothering you with this story. After all, the LIBOR scandal seems straighforward enough: great big greedy fraudulent banks were finally caught doing exactly[More...]

ANNE WILLIAMSON AGAIN: ON RUSSIA AND GERMANY

I had such a response to my previous posting of an article by Anne Williamson, that I had to share this one, because it contains three statements that have echoed some of my own intuitions about the emerging long term geopolitical situation vis-a-vis Russia and Germany, and it also contains a final bombshell. Here’s the[More...]

ZERO HEDGE: EUROPEAN SUPPORT OF RUSSIAN SANCTIONS STARTING TO FRAY AROUND THE EDGES

As most readers here know, we’ve been following the developing mess in the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine, the economic sanctions against Russia, and Russia’s response (particularly with respect to GMOs). One of my concerns has always been that this could backfire against the Anglo-American political-financial oligarchy in a major way, as Europe is far more[More...]

POPE FRANCIS I, ISIS, AND HIGH OCTANE SPECULATION

There’s an intriguing article over at Zero Hedge concerning Pope Francis and the meltdown in the Middle East, and it’s this: Pope Francis Gets Involved In Geopolitics, “Endorses Use Of Force” Against ISIS Jihadists This raises so many questions – more than there are answers – one wonders just what the geopolitical thinking in the Vatican[More...]