The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

INVASION: European Union Faces ‘Millions of Potential Refugees’

Syrian refugees enter Hungary last month. The European Union could collapse unless emergency measures are taken to halt the invasion of Muslim immigrants, which is likely to grow worse, an official warned Wednesday: Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, warned the EU was now facing a “critical point” and that the migrant crisis hadn’t […]

Greece Runs Out of Other People’s Money

The Eurozone’s problem child throws a tantrum: Two senior Greek retail bank executives said as many as 500 of the country’s more than 7,000 ATMs had run out of cash as of Saturday morning, and that some lenders may not be able to open on Monday unless there was an emergency liquidity injection from the […]

European Economic Crisis?

There is a lot of very important news out there today, but perhaps nothing is really more important than this: The completely unexpected decision of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to remove the 1.20 floor on the Swiss franc against the euro [last week] was one of the biggest currency shocks since the collapse of the […]

Gold Price Jumps — Unexpectedly! — as Cyprus Tries to Halt Capital Flight

Nothing like a debt crisis to spur a run on security, and gold prices — which had lost more than 200 points off the October peak of $1,794 an ounce — have spiked up about $30 in March, as Cyprus has become the latest tip of the Euro-debt iceberg to break the surface. Yesterday, the […]


by Smitty “Is America Becoming Europe?” The question remains whether our domestic idiots will completely destroy the economy before such, and whether the whole EU/US mess implodes into something still uglier. I don’t think crap stacks that high, but I’ve been show quite wrong across the board of late. via Insty


by Smitty Insty reminded me to write a post on this, via Hannan: I guess you’re not supposed to note that they put the hammer and sickle atop the cross, at the same level as the muslim crescent, all of which, along with the yin-yang, superior to the star of David. And the notion that […]

‘[Mario Draghi] Will Fight To The Last German Taxpayer To Keep The Mediterranean Countries That Should Never Have Joined The Euro In There’

by Smitty Hold on to the end, as another MEP asks a fascinating question, which I’ll paraphrase: <spicolli>Mr. Hand, you’re like this epic buzzkill. You have been sounding like the Pet Shop Boys played backward since around the sixth season of South Park. Can’t you just quit harshing our mellow and say something different?</spicolli> The […]

Exposing The Ideological Roots Of The EU

by Smitty Mario “Three Card” Monti, the Prime Minister of Italy, figures the EU is AFU: In an interview with Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine on Sunday, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti warned of the “psychological break-up” of Europe if the euro crisis is not soon resolved. . . . The fact that Monti chose to […]

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