This week’s essay of the week is a fascinating essay about the difference a good doctor can make. And it raises interesting questions about what would happen if people really knew who the good doctors were.
Dangerous as all get out. But then, the rest of his life is probably just as dangerous.
As a kid, we all knew that things like this just had to be done.
(went looking for this after reading this article)
This post from Edward Hugh is to wonkish for most mere mortals to read. But everyone should pay attention to this….
So basically, “Big Ben’s” US bailout is fuelling specualtion on Hungarian debt!
And don’t miss this point from the Bloomberg article:
Deutsche Bank recommends investors sell the euro against the forint on bets the rate difference will help the Hungarian currency gain 10 percent to 260 per euro in two to three months from 286.55 today. Investors should also sell the dollar against the lira and buy the ruble against the dollar-euro basket, the bank said.
And it isn’t only Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs recommended on April 3 that investors use euros, dollars and yen to buy Mexican pesos, real, rupiah, rand and Russia rubles.
Maybe America should let the Taliban win. At least then the world would not be giving billions of dollars in aid to a nation that is expanding its nuclear arsenal even as it is fighting a civil war and is unable to support itself economically. It just shows how insane the world is that nobody has the backbone to put a stop to this.
Best slam of California ever: “By the way, West Virginia balances its budget.”