Friday, January 13, 2012
A fisherman who had been observing Ryokan came up to him. “Why do you do this? Every time there’s a storm, this happens. You can’t save them all, so what difference does your attempt make?”
“It will make a difference – to this one,” replied Ryokan, as he flung yet another starfish into the water.
With the tensions rising between Us and Them in the straits of Hormuz this week it thought it only fitting we took some time out to reflect on what a conflict would entail, and if four nuclear powers have the moral authority to determine whether other nations should also have such weapons.
RussiaToday on Jan 11, 2012
|40 Billion $ was shipped to Iraq in cash, most went "missing"|
|1 Billion $ was shipped in this Iraqi garbage truck, oh the irony!|
From Homeland Security News Wire:
Cash-sniffing dog comes through at Philadelphia airport
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection employs a small number of currency-sniffing dogs; Nina, the currency-sniffing canine working at the Philadelphia International Airport, last Friday sniffed out a woman heading to Jamaica with $41,500 in her checked luggage
There are explosive-sniffing dogs, drugs-sniffing dogs, cadaver-sniffing dogs — and now there are cash-sniffing dogs.
Nina, the currency-sniffing dog, sniffed out a bonanza last Friday at Philadelphia International Airport — $41,500 in the checked luggage of a passenger bound for Jamaica. The money was concealed in the suitcase liner, Stephen Sapp, a spokesman for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, said.....read more
RussiaToday on Jan 12, 2012
In this episode, Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, discuss death by a thousand revelations and destroying the City to save the City. In the second half of the show, Max talks to author, Nomi Prins, a former investment banker, about the role of JP Morgan in Jon Corzine's MF Global crime.