The SHORTEST & BESTEST summary of what has happened in the real world (and not your pseudo-important, full with redundant shit news-world) last month! And occasional jokes about religion, okay… and finance… and politics… and whatever.
Europe should change its symbol to this: | / _ (hint – dominos)
You know what I’m really looking forward to? People using the early snow to vindicate their position on global warming.
‘Neoliberalism is to neoclassical economics as astrology is to astronomy.’ Dani Rodrik, Prof of International Political Economy at Harvard.
*MARS STILL CAUTIOUS ABOUT BAILING OUT EUROPE, WILL PARTICIPATE IF NEPTUNE, URANUS INVOLVED
Wenn man das kommende Wochenende hebelt, dann hat man bis Weihnachten frei! Toll!
EU Summit results: the sum of the parts isn’t greater than the whole. It’s just the sum of the parts, with holes in it. bit.ly/rLW7zs
If all it took was for France to agree to a 50% haircut to send everything soaring, why did they not agree earlier?
There are people in here who have covered wars in the past, and they’re freaking out. ‘Nuff said. #euco
prophetische Kurzzusammenfassung der Rede #Steinmeiers: Alles Scheisse, wir stimmen DAFÜR #Bundestag
Bonus: “The US was a major proponent of the exemption, fearing that the convention might be interpreted to prohibit lethal injection.”
Freedom is probably more than the right to buy lots of useless junk and tell your bffs about it.
LOL! RT @fearlicious: Sometime on Tuesday- Europe will outlaw Wednesdays
Van Rompuy ” we are working in a spirit of compromise” or “committee designing a horse invents camel”
Politics people are way worse than markets people about not letting the facts get in the way of a good pre-conceived narrative.
Rumor: Europe to ban math ahead of bailout
Troika says “situation in Greece has taken a turn for the worse” . Explains the surge
Hearing JP Morgan advising Europe. This is not a joke
Thank the gods the euro crisis is behind us. Now we can focus on implementing martial law in Greece
WANT: a program that prints the spines of books I’ve read on my Kindle, to stick on the wall… post.ly/3d0k8
Brilliant suggestion from @conorsen. Zynga should create Stresstestville, and turn this into a game read.bi/qewShc
WHAT? ***German Chancellor Merkel says summit must at least produce timetable for clarifying open questions***
When requesting a Bank of America loan make sure to say you are applying a “positive fair value adjustment on structured liabilities ”
***State Street (STT) does not own any sovereign debt of the GIPSI nations***
wow @Tageschau mit versehentlicher Einsicht: Sparkurs stürzt Portugal in tiefe Rezession
Münchau: “European economists are not the types who give up on a theory on the basis of empirical evidence.” is.gd/Ytuyzl #ft
The problem with government “of the people, by the people and for the people” is obvious to anyone who’s ever dealt with people.
What thou callest prayer, I call nagging.
THE ARMAGEDDON IS OFFICIALLY OVER. Rejoice as the world enters a new era of peace and prosperity through more debt.
RT @groditi: I might go to #OWS just so I can make this sign, “The invisible hand is jerking-off the plutocrats”
RT @alanbeattie: As the Vandals sacked Rome, locals were no doubt obsessing about senators’ “close friends” & cat myths
#CaptainObvious ***EBF says may not be easy to find extra funds on open market***
Meanwhile… RTRS: Sri Lanka likely to miss 2011 IMF deficit target-economists
This man is completely dissociated from reality. #Berlusconi #Italy
BlackBerry outage frustrates bankers -RTRS… probably far more than #OWS
What just made markets explode higher? I feel blind.
And the same is true for almost any interaction with an industrial age institution. They tend to be endured rather than enjoyed.
BREAKING: ***GERMAN PANZER TANKS SEEN ROLLING INTO SLOVAKIA***
Dass die Piraten kein Konzept für die Rettung des Euro haben unterscheidet sie von wem noch gleich? #ntv
Good to see EU has its priorities straight; new safety law bans, yes bans, children from blowing up baloons and playing with magnets.
Imagine the rally if they actually had a plan RT @BloombergNews: Stocks rally, euro strengthens on Merkel pledge | bloom.bg/pxkIRS
Greece rescues Proton bank, to outrage of electrons.
*Googles Sims and Sargeant*
Europe has just come up with another plan to come up with a plan.
“It’s capitalism for us, and socialism for the capitalists” Michael Lewis
If you can stand it, Bill Clinton and Bono are speaking live here rte.ie/live/
God’s son born to a virgin and rising from the dead to redeem mankind? True religion. Him visiting America a few weeks later? Crazy cult.
A “computer virus” hit the “drone fleet”. A coincidentally razor-sharp metaphor for the state of civilization.
In The Long Run We Are Undead nyti.ms/pJ81OU
Hehe. RT @RogerQuimbly: According to the Daily Mail (insert complete lie here).
RT @Drudge_Report: GE HEAD CALLS FOR LOWER CORP TAXES; BUT GE PAID ZERO! drudge.tw/ncYld0
What is the point of gold if it just does what stocks do?
That’s clever RT @ComfortablySmug: @TheStalwart Headline – “Our CAD Fire”
Congressman Bauchus sure knows how to console protesters: “Americans are now 8 times richer than they were in 1820.” #lowbar #OccupyWallSt
Will Germany “nationalize” Belgium?
@egghat Warte drei Tage. Dann wird er wieder auferstehen. #SteveJobs
Jetzt wo die #Piraten Mainstream sind: was muss ich ankreuzen, um mich in der Wahlkabine wieder avantgardistisch zu fühlen?
You know who the fuck I am? I’m #GoldmanSachs: I’m so special commoners should value my used toilet paper more than their holy books. $gs
What the hell!! Why? Why we deserve this SHIT? Why? Why? Why? #Wikipedia #Italy #Berlusconi
Why would anyone buy an Android smart-phone now with iPhone 4 priced at $99?
lol. maybe even 90% RT @AndreaKuszewski: @umairh Talking to my phone will be more enlightening than talking to 80% of the population.
lol. RT @Atrios: great, mostly over ‘annoying people talking on their phones’ now replace with ‘annoying people talk to their phones’
So, no Christie campaign, and no iPhone5. Who will provide America with shiny new things to distract ourselves with?
Agreed. So snails will get crushed by the market steamrollers @mark_dow: In our world EU policy snails can ill afford to take their time
Ich habe eine Bitte: Kann jemand von Euch nachher einen Tweet schreiben, ob Apple etwas Neues vorgestellt hat und was er davon hält?
“@Mustkurt: @Nouriel hair cut deficient for the greece; greece needed full body epilation !”
actually make that GoldmanFargoCitiOfAmericaJPMorganStanleySmithBarneyFrank.gov
RT @amaeryllis: For a minute there, Amanda Knox knew what @TheStalwart feels like when FOMC minutes are released.
Great news: BAC customer information is safe. Bad News: BAC has no customers left
I thought #OccupyWallStreet was a movement to get new tenants in the Lehman building. #whoknew
@TheStalwart Joe: you have to realize that nothing Rehn or any other dumb EUrocrat says deserves your capital letters.
There are many people who would benefit society more by going out and making no difference.
To win the nomination, Rick Perry needs to be a bit less offensive to blacks and a bit more offensive to Hispanics.
someone is using a computer inefficiently near me. no shortcuts. mouse for everything. the pain is physical.
The austerians’ Austrian austerity will not lead to Schumpeterian “creative destruction” but rather ” deadly destructive depression”