A disease killing millions of pigs in China has sharply lifted the
price of pork, the country's staple meat, fuelling fears about
inflation and prompting calls from Beijing's top leadership for
increased production of the meat.
If the Chinese implode then they can no longer sell their own currency to buy dollars. If they can't buy US dollars, they won't be investing those greenbacks in Treasury bonds, which means the end of free credit/the housing market. The solution to this can be found in Alabama of all places:
The second world issue involves the terrible way the world press has misconstrued Paul Wolfowitz's disastrous, idiotic tenure at the World bank as disastrous and idiotic.
outgoing president of the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz, has told the BBC an
"overheated" atmosphere at the bank and in the media forced him to
When Rudy Giuliani says that Iran, which had nothing to do with
9/11, is part of a “movement” that “has already displayed more
aggressive tendencies by coming here and killing us,” he should be
treated as a lunatic.
When Mitt Romney says that a coalition of
“Shia and Sunni and Hezbollah and Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood and
Al Qaeda” wants to “bring down the West,” he should be ridiculed for
And when John McCain says that Osama, who isn’t in Iraq, will “follow us home” if we leave, he should be laughed at.
they aren’t, at least not yet. And until belligerent, uninformed
posturing starts being treated with the contempt it deserves, men who
know nothing of the cost of war will keep sending other people’s
children to graves at Arlington.
“In 2003, 2004, 100 percent of the soldiers wanted to be here, to fight
this war,” said Sgt. First Class David Moore, a self-described
“conservative Texas Republican” and platoon sergeant who strongly
advocates an American withdrawal. “Now, 95 percent of my platoon agrees
One summer, some female students from
Brown University rented the Sigma Chi house; [Red Eye host] Mr. Gutfeld was the
landlord. “They were the most miserable group of girls ever,”
he said. One of the girls expressed romantic interest in a
long-distance runner named Craig. Mr. Gutfeld, appropriating the plot
of the book Alive, told the girls that Craig had once been in a plane crash in the Andes and had to eat some of his teammates.
“They were aghast,”
he said. The next day, he enlisted a friend to run down the frat
stairwell screaming that there’d been an accident: A pledge had fallen
to his death. Mr. Gutfeld was in a room with the Brown girls. “I said,
And then I said, ‘Let’s get Craig!’ The girls were like, ‘What do you
mean?’ I said, ‘He’ll eat him! He’ll eat him!’” The girls moved out.