A while ago I had mentioned that the next world war would not be fought over land or resources but rather on the back of legal representation of copyright. Copyright is the underpinning of all economics in the world today. Everything we buy, we sell. Everything that can be traded or bartered is done so […]

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Okay – Bevan ended up twisting my arm and as must as this wasn’t going to be the next topic it did get me thinking about the concept. So let’s start off with a little challenge that Crap Mariner does which is called a drabble – a 100 word story – although truth be told […]

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Three years ago I had said that we were in the opening engagements leading to the next global war. Specifically, I mentioned that It is not going to be fought over territory, or politics, or religion. It will be an economic war, a cultural war, a global war, and one in which the civil populations […]

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Moody’s stepped into the deficit debate today by suggesting that the US should get rid of the debt ceiling altogether. This suggestion makes some sense but isn’t exactly the best mechanism for determining what the debt ceiling should be at any given time. For example, during World War II, the debt in the US spiralled […]

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Cheap solutions are not necessarily the best solutions especially when the problem trying to be solved is mired in the complexity of the human condition. I refer to all of these shenanigans going on with News Corp. The general population has a right to be angry about what has been going on. However the rash […]

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