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Chart via Council on Foreign Relations

Farewell to Our Killer in Chief

Sometimes I feel like I live among Jihadists who love the killing and are so certain it’s both necessary and justified. I mean, we can’t let other countries run their own affairs. We have to bomb them until they do what we say, and sell us their resources for cheap. Because, freedom & democracy!

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Guardian

As Goes Greece . . .

When the bad financial news hit the world in 2008 Greece had a debt to GDP ratio of about 113%. That’s around where the US is right now, although with the monkey numbers all these countries use it’s hard to know how bad things really are.

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"What do we want? Free money! When do we want it? Now!!"

Students Protest to Demand Freeee Education

All around the world States are gradually realizing the staggeringly obvious. They have been spending too much money for decades. Now they are running out of reserves (in the unlikely event they had any) and bumping against the limits of their credit cards. As politicians drive their economies off a cliff they look around for […]

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