EUROPE: ALL PAIN, NO GAIN (II)

UPDATE OCT 23, 2016 "RUSSIA SANCTIONS ARE INHERENTLY ANTI-EUROPEAN" (Truth in Media, April 2014) It took 2.5 years for a proof to emerge that Washington's Russia sanctions are inherently anti-European - a conclusion I arrived at on the day the Russia sanctions were imposed (April 26, 2014 - see EUROPE: ALL PAIN, NO GAIN ).  So here it …

HILLARY’S “RUSSIAN RESET” GAFFE: STUNNING EXAMPLE OF STUPIDITY AND INCOMPETENCE – ALSO, HILLARY AND PUTIN: FROM WARMTH TO SCORN

Stunning Example of Stupidity and Incompetence: HILLARY GOOFS ON RUSSIAN "RESET" TRANSLATION Also, "HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED"- NOR LIKE A RUSSIAN RULER SCORNED Introduction Most Americans are aware by now of HIllary Clinton's criminal or corrupt activities, both as Secretary of State during the first Obama administration (2008-2012) or in her prior …

LIKE PARAGUAY, LIKE UKRAINE, LIKE BRAZIL?

WIKILEAKS: BRAZIL'S NEW PRESIDENT PROVIDED POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE TO U.S. Another Washington-engineered coup? Trying to take the B out of BRICS? Wikileaks has just released documents that show how the interim Brazilian president Michel Temer provided political intelligence to U.S. agencies, such as NSA and the U.S. military (U.S. Southern Command in Miami). Considering that Temer …

BEWARE OF NATIONS THAT FALL IN LOVE WITH THEIR LEADER

Serbs are in love with their new leader. That's wonderful. And dangerous. Because love is blind. (ALTZAR, July 1989) Beware of nations that fall in love with their leader. Why? Because love is blind. Take Germany in the 1930s, for example. They adored Hitler. They hung on his every word. One million Germans turned out for …

€UROTOPIA: UNITED STATES OF EUROPE (1995)

UNITED STATES OF EUROPE (1995), AN IDEA WHICH WAS DEAD ON ARIVAL EU: Unworkable, Unwieldy, Unpopular... And Outdated, Because It Is Based on Obsolete Industrial Era Principles It was on April 19, 1995, over 20 years ago now, that I published an editorial about the merits of the "United States of Europe." I called it "Eurotopia" …

IN MEMORIAM: TO ALL MH17 VICTIMS WHO PERISHED IN FALSE FLAG ATTACK ON JULY 17, 2014

WE OWE THEM THE TRUTH!    One year ago today, 298 innocent civilians perished in the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 over Ukraine. We owe them and their families the truth. And the truth is, this was a false flag attack. Almost immediately - within hours of the crash - the Truth …

GREECE BETRAYED BY OWN GOVERNMENT, LOSES FISCAL SOVEREIGNTY

  WITH FRIENDS LIKE THE EU, WHO NEEDS ENEMIES? No Surprise There: Brussels 2015 Like Versailles 1919? One week ago today, the Greeks were celebrating the power of democracy. On July 5, the OXI (NO) voters sent a resounding message to the global and European bankers' ultimatums. They won the referendum 61% to 39%. The next day, …

QUO VADIS, GREECE? (Where to, Greece?)

QUO VADIS, GREECE? (Where to, Greece?) TSIPRAS TO BETRAY GREEK VOTERS, STAB DEMOCRACY IN THE BACK? Also see... ARE GREEK KARMIC AND PUBLIC DEBTS INTERRELATED? So what is likely to happen after Sunday (July 12), the latest deadline the EU set for Greece to accept its ultimatums or leave the eurozone? Ideally, Greece should take …

BRICS COULD HELP FUND GREECE IF ATHENS APPLIED

Greece Can Easily Get Funding From BRICS Bank: Russia BRICS Annual Summit Opens Today in Russian City of Ufa and Greece Is Likely to Be on the Agenda   In response to an article in the London's Financial Times almost a month ago (June 13), this writer said among other things: What if Greece decided it …

€URO WAS DOOMED FROM THE START, EVEN BEFORE ITS BIRTH

€URO WAS DOOMED FROM THE START, EVEN BEFORE IT WAS BORN I recently exchanged some correspondence with a learned longtime friend and fellow-columnist from Australia who also monitors events in Europe closely. We "chatted" long distance about the €uro and the Greek crises. I reminded my friend of a column I wrote in 1998 (A …