"“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, August 24, 2008

Leni Riefenstahl's "Triumph of the Will", Hitler's speech to the Hitlerjugend

1 comment:

paul said...

I do like those VISA 'handover party' banners flanking the mayor of london town.
And, while in no way endorsing her views, Leni did bring a certain verve to these sort of things cf this vapid ceremonial.
A pity so many will be unable to read our magnificent, life affirming medal tally:

Across Europe around 10% of the population falls into the low skills category; in Britain the figure is over 20%: eight million people are so poor at reading and writing that they cannot cope with the demands of modern life.

(Source: International Adult Literacy Survey, 1998)

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