Month: October 2008

October 30, 2008

Excited Delirium Book: Chapter 62 (888 Tremors) – reposted

Author’s Note: The following is Chapter 62 of the my online book "Excited Delirium". Please post comments. Please tell your friends about this story. If you’ve missed a chapter, please click here for Chapter 1 (Prelude) or here for the full index . August 7, 2008 Those with very little experience with Chinese culture, but with significant influence in the West – people like Griffith […]

October 29, 2008

Iceland: A Victim of Economic Larceny

I don’t think the little nation of Iceland entered the news much before September 2008.  When it did, it was depicted as iconic in its efforts to purchase hydrogen buses, run everything on geo-thermal energy and the home land of Bjork. Now, it’s the victim of economic larceny . The people of Iceland are being forced to pay 18% interest on their debts in order […]

October 28, 2008

How pirates fashioned our financial crisis

For those of you who don’t read the Star, I thought this was a great piece , as it added a very unique spin to the whole financial crisis and why our corporations are the way that they are. After seeing The Corporation several years ago, I understood their point that there was some kind of psychosis that was driving this institution.  However, when you […]

October 28, 2008

JP Morgan Responsible for Financial Crisis?

Please note that any of these blog posts or opinions do not reflect investment advice and any action that you choose to take related to investing should be done so after discussing your ideas with a professional investment advisor. Original link This piece is pretty deep in its accusations concerning the financial crisis that we have had no choice but to become obsessed with.  I […]

October 28, 2008

Unite the Left – Lloyd Axworthy

I’m always loathe to quote from Canwest Media, but Lloyd Axworthy posted this op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen that you might be interested in. I have issue with the notion that the opposition parties have to unite, mainly because their views are too disparate.  As I’ve said before, this is the inevitable ‘long tail’ of politics, where fragmentation of power occurs as a result of […]