Blog/World Events

The Lesson for the World Coming from Greece

PHOTO: Distraught 77-year-old Greek retiree, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, falls to the ground outside of a bank in Thessaloniki, July 3, 2015. (AFP: Sakis Mitrolidis) [...]

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Chicago Considering a 30% Property Tax Increase to Pay Govt. Pensions

COMMENT: Couldn’t help myself – I must share this personal story with your team and the blog readers. After reading Martin for just about a year, I began [...]

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ECB & Troika Retaliate Against Greek People

Some readers sent in comments that my use of the phrase “World War III by economic means using the pen” was harsh, so let me state this very clearly. Brussels [...]

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There is Only One Way Out For Greece

Brussels has been dead wrong. The stupid idea that the euro will bring stability and peace, as it was sold from the outset, has migrated to European domination as [...]

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The Audacity of Lagarde – Exempt From Taxes

The audacity of Christine Lagarde, who insulted the Greeks by categorizing the whole nation as tax cheats, is up there with Trump calling all Mexicans drug dealers. [...]

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The Greek Referendum

Voting today began at 7 AM local time in Greece and will continue until 9 PM. The polls show a virtually even split. We are likely going to see civil war unfold in [...]

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A Letter to the FT From a 21-Year-Old Greek

The cold-hearted bastards who want to rule the world should just for once realize it is not all about them. This is part of letter to the FT. We are plagued by [...]

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Reality of Taxes

Signs that should appear in [...]

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Russia Reinterprets the Legality of the Break up of the Soviet Union

Crafting laws where you can check-in but never leave seems to be what’s good for Europe, and Russia has taken note. This is the problem with law. It can be [...]

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Cyprus – Greece – Whose Next?

The Sovereign Debt Crisis began with Greece asking for help from the IMF to the day of pi from the peak in the ECM 2007.15. The EU then crushed Cyprus to see how [...]

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