Thursday, 15 December 2011
quote [ Man who hunted Bin Laden now jailed on gun charges ]
Might have been better if he had let the pistol go and kept his head down.
[by profetscott@12:19amGMT] [+4 Funny] [26 comments]
Sunday, 10 July 2011
quote [ Not long ago, I approached her with the idea of doing an extended exit interview. I thought it was important to get her perspective on the last five years. I also thought, to be honest, that her impending retirement might loosen her tongue a little. After thinking it over, she agreed to talk to me. ]
this is a story of Sheila Blair. She seems like someting I thought extinct, a fiscal conservative, that is not a big money shill.Obama should find a place for her. With some power.
[by profetscott@12:16amGMT] [+5 Interesting] [5 comments]
Saturday, 9 July 2011
quote [ 2. No one has been punished
3. The incentives remain crooked. ]
There is nothing new here. I just enjoyed that the author put things together the way he did. Found his take that financial deregulation of US markets did not effect Europe, though they had the same things happen. thanks to Foom@mb@r here is an unspoken public hero of the banking insanity
[by profetscott@6:14pmGMT] [+6 Underrated] [2 comments]
Thursday, 27 January 2011
quote [ References to the rescue of a crew last week as part of a tougher anti-piracy policy are drawing pledges of retaliation from Somali pirates and raising concern about the safety of those who remain hostages. ]
I wonder a couple of things. One, why the countries that are being victimized don't do a joint manuver and clean the pirates out.(probably easier said than done) and why in a post on South Korea, and Piracy, all that other bullshit is included.
[politics] [by profetscott@3:22amGMT] [+3 WTF] [35 comments]
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Wednesday, 29 September 2010
quote [ (Sept. 25) -- Former U.S. Air Force officers and a former enlisted man are about to break many years of silence about an alarming series of UFO encounters at nuclear weapons sites -- incidents officially kept secret for decades. ]
Interesting. Did it for Maryugo. I know He she it enjoys this stuff
[sci&tech] [by profetscott@2:41amGMT] [+9] [62 comments]
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
quote [ The outbreak of the current crisis and its spillover in the world confronted us with the long existing but still unanswered question, i.e., what kind of international reserve currency do we need to secure global financial stability and facilitate world economic growth. ]
guess china's not all that confident in the dollar
[politics] [by profetscott@6:47amGMT] [+5 Interesting] [30 comments]
Tuesday, 4 November 2008
quote [ George W. Bush is leaving office with the lowest job-approval ratings in history. He's being assailed by both of his would-be successors, one of whom will inherit two wars and the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression.
Meanwhile, Bush is engineering what may be the most carefully considered and potentially successful presidential transition in modern times. ]
Don't like the guy. don't like what he's done to the US. If its not a trick, at least he's doing something right.[politics] [by profetscott@2:50amGMT] [43 comments]
Tuesday, 28 October 2008
quote [ Beijing hopes the policy will improve farming and free peasants to seek a better livelihood. ][by profetscott@2:00amGMT] [+10 Interesting] [19 comments]
Wednesday, 5 May 2004
quote [ 107 People, many students from nearby ann Arbor-Ysilanti,Mi. found a Mich. drivers license works as well as a bank or credit card to actiivate the gas pumps.
Unfortunately for them, the computor also dutifuly recorded the driver license information and police are investigating. ]
Have a problem decideing if its," Good for them!", or "Dirty basturds!"
[games] [by profetscott@11:42amGMT] [+3 Funny] [10 comments]
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