"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Sunday, December 30, 2007

Iowa - unreality bites back.

The New York Times today has a handy pull out 'n 'keep guide to the candidates standing in Iowa ... 2 points from 2 candidates expected to top the polls impressed as loony, ill considered, insupportable and guaranteed not to work.

1. ENERGY : Invest $150 Billion in 10 years to cut oil imports by 2/3 rds from 2030 projected levels. 1/3rd of the money to go toward developing alternative energy (Details WAPO May 24th 2006 the original proposal used 2025 as the base year)

2. TAXES : Eliminate all Federal Income and Payroll taxes and adopt a "fair tax" of 23% as a national sales tax on everything except education - the poor could have a monthly federal payback on spending up to the poverty level.The author told a meeting of the Christian Alliance ..." how the scheme would make honest sinners out of the “drug dealers, prostitutes, and gamblers” by making them pay the sales tax on their purchases like everyone else."

(Sunday Times 24th December 2007)

One is the policy of Senator Hillary Clinton and the other from Mike Huckabee

More Holiday reading

PS Well worth the read ...
"New Jersey born Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild , 44 (third wife of Sir Evelyn) talked exclusively with Portfolio.com about business, pleasure, politics, and society—especially her devotion to the idea of President Hillary...."Hillary will be good for America."..."It'll be nice to know America is in the hands of someone with her character and her experience and her vision for where we're going to take the country."
Conde Nast Portfolio Magazine October 2007

1 comment:

Stef said...

/ clicks on link

/ reads opening para...

When 67-year-old British banking scion Sir Evelyn Rothschild first set eyes on 44-year-old Lynn Forester at the 1998 Bilderberg conference—the matchmaker was none other than Henry Kissinger—she was already a woman of major means...

/ starts frothing at the mouth uncontrollably

(C) Very Seriously Disorganised Criminals 2002/3/4/5/6/7/8/9 - copy anything you wish