Rice Farmer - Evening Edition
Global Ponzi meltdown/House of Cards
Airline Death Spiral
Fault lines/flashpoints/powder kegs/military/war drums
"Since January 2011, the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan claims it’s killed or captured over 100 insurgent 'leaders.' Too bad it doesn’t have any clear idea what 'leader' means. Any insurgent who commands another person apparently qualifies. And worse, by that criteria, Taliban and aligned insurgents have killed twice as many U.S. troops in the same time period."
Global unrest/mob rule/angry people/torches and pitchforks
"A new cycle of Shiite protests against the Saudi regime and its policing tactics is developing in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia."
"A man sustained serious burns after he poured flammable liquid on himself and lit it, said police, at a protest on Saturday in Tel Aviv against the economic policies of Israel's conservative government."
"iTunes has 'more robust' security than some of our critical infrastructure."
"Telephones, cellular wireless networks, and the internet are all included in Obama's dictatorial decree"
"Record coal stocks at power plants in China, the biggest consumer of the fuel, are threatening to reverse the rally in rates for commodity carriers and diminish returns for ship owners to the lowest in more than a decade."
Jenna Orkin - Morning Edition
Where and when will it all end? - JO
Long live King Midas. - JO
Hopium springs eternal. - JO
Now you know why they got so interested in secrecy. - JO
And on a related note: Piranhas attacking testicles, war on drugs a 'failure' - JO