Taking Out The Euro-Trash – Focus On EU Keeps Investors On Edge
It seems like nothing matters away from Europe as investors are fixated on the Eurozone debt problems like they are a celebrity sex scandal. Even though the US market has had a pretty good rally, it is nowhere near what it should have been given the steady better than expected US economic news.Now Entering The Internet: There Be Dragons Here
On the heels of yesterday’s news item, I’m just told that India is the latest country to try to crack down on the Internet. Apparently the Telecoms minister of India met with Google and Facebook execs to pressure them into screening “objectionable” content. According to him, the government is asking social media companies to come up with a way to eliminate offensive content as soon as it is created – no matter which country it originated in.Putin Is the New Premier – But Some Say, Not So Fast
It seems regardless of the country – anytime there are elections the opposing party claims voter fraud, or voting irregularities these days. It’s happened on nearly every continent in the last year or so. Thus, it should not surprise us that folks are claiming that Putin’s Party in Russia played with the election results.Europeans Ask Themselves: What Is Europe?
Are Europe’s leaders trying to solve a crisis, or forge a new continental power? The euro’s fate may hinge on just what, exactly, Europe is.A 7-Step Winning Formula for Public Sector Innovations
Creative Public Governance is concerned with the conduct of governments at all levels to bring the best possible benefits to their citizens and to fulfil their responsibilities as members of the global community. I coined the term Creative Public Governance to define a system of government administration that embraces and introduces innovations to enhance the quality of life of the people using minimum resources for maximum lasting impact. It focuses on what to achieve rather than what to prevent.Iran and America’s Drones
If it hadn’t before, the Islamic Republic of Iran now completely understands what makes America’s drones tick, both the hapless drone sitting in the White House and our surveillance drone sitting somewhere in Iranian territory. At this juncture, Iran probably understands President Barack Hussein Obama better than it understands our top secret spy plane although, given enough time, they, China, and other American enemies will learn plenty about the Lockheed RQ-170 Sentinel Stealth Drone. On Tuesday, Democrat congressman Dennis Cardoza (CA) criticized the president as arrogant and alienating, as a man who would be better…War: Swearing in Loyalty and Faith
War movies usually depict the value of loyalty and faith. It embodies how troop members protect and support each other.The Discovery of the God Particle – What It Means to the Average Person
With the announcement of the God Particle’s discovery, many people of a non-science enthusiast mindset may view this as a non-event. However, when one looks at the discovery from the perspective of history, the magnitude of the God Particle’s discovery can properly be appreciated.Time For A North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement?
The British have stood by us. Maybe it’s time to announce that if the EU kicks them out, they can find a new home in NAFTA.Secret Intelligence in the Undiscovered Country
The world’s secret intelligence services are operating in a dynamically changing global environment. This “Undiscovered Country” will be one characterized by turbulence and uncertainty. For the next few decades Intelligence Services will be stressed as they try to adapt to the proliferation of advanced destructive technologies, global telecommunications, decentralization of longstanding institutional power structures, cyber warfare, global changing environment, and population ages and densities.