Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Renown astrophysicist Stephen Hawking appeared on the Larry King Now show June 2016, and was interviewed by the esteemed long-time journalist.
In the interview, among the comments Hawking made was that “We certainly have not become less greedy or less stupid. The population has grown by half a billion since our last meeting, with no end in sight. At this rate, it will be eleven billion by 2100.”
News of the interview was covered by USA Today, and subsequently by The Intellectualist website, both which focused upon Professor Hawking‘s remark as referenced above.
This is worth noting:
The article quoted Hawking as saying, Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, March 16, 2010
When you sell a thing, you no longer own it.
Not so in the make-believe world of Wall Street!
In the make-believe world of Wall Street, when you sell a thing, you STILL own it!
Well, Lehman Brothers “sold” $50 BILLION of their assets, but kept possession of them, and made it appear as if they no longer owned them. Normal folks would consider that fraud, or theft. So does a U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Examiner.
Financial regulators in the United Kingdom are investigating bankrupt American Lehman Brothers for hiding more than $50,000,000,000 ($50 BILLION) in their accounts, through criminal transactions nick-named “repo transactions.”
What could you do with an extra $200 or so? …Continue…
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