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Time Out: India

In The Daily Discussion on April 19, 2009 at 1:45 pm

No, I have not run out of things to say. I am simply traveling in India continuing my The Idea Of India project work.

I am now in Jammu and will soon be traveling on to Srinagar, Kashmir for a few days. In the mean time I will not be updating this blog, but plan on getting back to work on it with new posts starting May 16th 2009.

So, now would be a good time to read through some of the more lengthy archive pieces!

Or simply appreciate the peace and quiet.

The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum! How We Americans Privatized Our National Treasury

In Journalism, The Daily Discussion on April 1, 2009 at 9:54 am

One of the least realized and understood consequences of the financial/economic crisis is that the National Treasury of the United States of America has effectively been privatized and handed over to the very criminals and psychologically deranged business goons who crippled us in the first place.

For more, read a recent piece in The Atlantic magazine called The Quiet Coup Simon Johnson reveals the hideous truth

And if you are still not convinced, you can read Naomi Klein writing in Rolling Stone Magazine

Or if you still want more, you can read Matt Taibi in his piece called The Big Takeover

President Obama has yet again decided to fight the wrong war with the wrong people and against the wrong people.  I wrote about his plans in Afghanistan earlier – plans based on a misreading and a misrepresentation of the causes of the crisis in that country.

The lunatics have taken over the asylum!