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~ JR ~ Jefferson’s Revenge

~ TMT ~ The Money Trust

~ OPO ~ Other People’s Oligarchs

~ NEL ~ Not Enough Lifeboats

~ NW ~ No Worries… 64 more words


Fifa ask Swiss police to launch criminal investigation into Russia and Qatar World Cup bids following allegations of corruption

By: Tom Peck

A criminal investigation is to be launched into the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.  In an unexpected development, Fifa has asked the Swiss authorities to launch a criminal inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the bidding processes, which ultimately saw the tournaments given to Russia and Qatar. 808 more words


The vandals took the handles

Reading the bizarre effort by Paul Krugman to portray Obama as a great president, it occurred to me that it all could have been different. Newly elected with a huge mandate for reform, Obama had a chance to break the stranglehold the financial industry had on our economy in the aftermath of the 2008 meltdown. 1,098 more words