Author: James Higham

Security and economics

Youtube – press Read More – Jim Rickards on the military implications of the economic situation. This came from a December, 2010 speech he gave at John Hopkins. Jim Rickards – Economics and National Security – Part 2 Jim Rickards…

England

Tom reminds us it’s also Shakespeare’s Day. What Leg-iron said, with knobs on… underdogs bite upwards: Calling England.. Happy St. George’s Day. Don’t forget Shakespeare’s birthday too. If you can’t be proud of anything else, you can be proud England…

Clegg and the College of Europe

Wheels within wheels. Via Sackerson, Jose Manuel Barroso gave a speech at the College of Europe in 2004: “ … it important to promote his positive views on the separation of powers that reflects that the EU’s three powers are…

The grand illusion of cuts

Predictable: Moving to the news that rattled US markets last night, it was really no news at all. S&P warned that the United States credit rating could be downgraded if the ratbag Republicans and the dimwit Democrats didn’t agree to…

News, events and campaigns

Say no to plain packaging! Not content with banning smoking in every pub and club in the country, prohibiting the display of tobacco in shops and outlawing tobacco vending machines, tobacco control lobbyists now want tobacco sold in ‘plain’ (ie…