Posted tagged ‘Asia’

Violence Escalates in Georgia

August 9, 2008
Wojtek Grzedzinski/Napo Images

Wojtek Grzedzinski/Napo Images

Welcome to Tbilisi,
Violence has escalated fiercely and Georgia and Russia are at all out war. Russian jets have begun bombing civilian buildings in South Ossetia to drive out the Georgians. At the same time rebels in Abkhazia have launched an attack on Georgia from the west. Russia’s escalation can be attributed to what President Medvedev said recently his goal was; “to force the Georgian side to peace”.

Russian PM Vladimir Putin stopped by the Russian front on his way back from Beijing. Both sides have been arguing over who controls South Ossetia’s capital, with Moscow saying it has “liberated” Tskhinvali.


Should American Airlines be American owned?

July 11, 2008

I’m not talking about selling AA to a foreign investor, I’m talking straight up communism.

Should we nationalize the airlines? Now you’ve probably heard all the news on CNN or in the New York Times about how airlines are losing hundreds of millions of dollars a year. The only reason they’re staying afloat is because of the fact that the U.S. government, using your tax dollars is making sure these companies don’t go bankrupt.

Meanwhile the CEO makes $6,500,000.00 in a failing business. Now talk about overpaid and under performing. A-rod, you’re off the hook. When your company is losing $328,000,000.00 do you really think you deserve making six figures?

You’re probably thinking, lets nationalize already! This is such a joke. However, think about that…. (more…)