Saturday, July 25, 2009

The Booming Harbingers Of Doom Business

More troops will die in Afghanistan, says Joe Biden

"More British and American troops will die in Afghanistan, but the war against the Taliban is in the national interests of both countries, the US vice-president, Joe Biden, said today."

translation - "national interests" = corporate profit

Australia Warns of More Terrorist Attacks in Indonesia

"Australia has upgraded its travel advisory to Indonesia after the fatal hotel bombings in Jakarta. The Department of Foreign Affairs in Canberra warns Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Indonesia because of the possibility of further terrorist attacks."

translation - stay fearful

Israel Warns Gaza Reconstruction Aid Might Help Hamas

"Six months after the end of the Israeli invasion, the Gaza Strip remains in ruins, with the billions of dollars pledged for its reconstruction largely unused in the face of a restrictive Israeli blockade."

translation - our collective torture of 1.5 million people will continue

Bernanke: Get ready for banking's next headache

"Regional banks can no longer ignore the elephant in the room -- their exposure to the commercial real estate bust."

translation - get ready to get your pockets picked again

Swine flu could strike up to 40 percent in 2 years

"U.S. health officials say swine flu could strike up to 40 percent of Americans over the next two years and as many as several hundred thousand could die if a vaccine campaign and other measures aren't successful."

translation - take our shots or die


Blogger Mad_Tinfoil_Hatter said...

Its pretty absurd when our leaders talk about the necessity of sending troops off to die for the "national purpose" when these same twits constantly blather on about how we're all part of one big "global marketplace" now where individual nations no longer matter.

26/7/09 11:00 AM  
Blogger nolocontendere said...

They want it both ways on everything, don't they?

26/7/09 9:11 PM  

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