Vishy Karamadam: Top of the 50 Index

It seems to defy logic: even though gold prices are at historic highs, the stock in many junior gold companies has been languishing. Now is the time to give those shares a second look, says Vishy Karamadam, managing director of Ubika Research in Toronto, which runs the Ubika Gold 50 Index. In this . . . → Read More: Vishy Karamadam: Top of the 50 Index

The MSM is Catching On

One can only hope that this is indicative of the future:

For all the rancor, there were good intentions behind the recent deal to cut government spending and start reducing the national debt, which stands at about $14.3 trillion, nearly the size of the entire U.S. economy. The debt problem is a real issue, . . . → Read More: The MSM is Catching On

There’s really no excuse for not knowing…

… that if you don’t check in with the government before wiping your bum, some idiot may blow $9,000 on extra toilet paper and blame you for it.

I’ve looked and looked and looked, and I can’t find anything in the Constitution about the airspace around POTUS being “restricted.” Nor are bullshit security theater . . . → Read More: There’s really no excuse for not knowing…

hold em like they do in Texas plays

Remember when the Trib reported that the  Marcellus Shale Coalition threatened to boycott business within the city limits of Pittsburgh if they pushed ahead with legislation unsupportive of drilling within the city?  Seems to me that since then City Council has pushed ahead much further than they were planning to back then with the . . . → Read More: Hold em Like They do in Texas

Weekly wrap

Some blogs that caught my eye last week. First is The Burning Platform with Edward Gibbon’s five marks of Rome’s decaying culture from his book The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire:

1. Concern with displaying affluence instead of building wealth. 2. Obsession with sex and perversions of sex. 3. Art becomes freakish . . . → Read More: Weekly Wrap