How Britain Calculates Its Hooker “GDP Boost”: 60,879 Prostitutes x 25 Clients Per Week x £67.16 Per Visit…(Desperation!)!

Friday, May 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 05/29/2014 First it was Italy which, as we reported last week, had decided to “boost” its GDP by adding the estimated impact of cocaine and hookers. And now, riding on the coattails of this economics gimmick designed solely to make the economy appear more solvent, it is Britain’s turn, whose... »

(Today’s Banking Humor!)… Hookers And Blow: How Changing The Definition Of GDP Officially Jumped The Shark

Friday, May 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 05/22/2014 A year ago it was the US which first “boosted” America’s GDP by $500 billion – literally out of thin air – when it arbitrarily decided to include “intangibles” to the components that ‘make up’ GDP (in the process cutting over 5% from the US Debt/GDP ratio). Then Spain... »

(Lets Have Some Fun!)…The Best of George Carlin: Exposing our government and fall of humanity one joke at a time

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
By Paul Martin George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 — June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, actor, and writer/author who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums. Carlin was noted for his black humor as well as his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo... »

Report: Montana Releases Map Of All Gun Owners

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
By Paul Martin

Mac Slavo November 11th, 2013 The State of Montana, inspired by the recent release of home addresses of gun owners in New York, has followed suit. Locations of firearms throughout the state are marked in red: The Rest…HERE Share on Facebook »

(Again! I Love It!)…Harry Reid Proclaims: “The Anarchists Have Taken Over”

Friday, September 13, 2013
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 09/12/2013 “We’re diverted totally from what this bill is about. Why? Because the anarchists have taken over. They’ve taken over the House and now they’ve taken over the Senate… People who don’t believe in government – and that’s what the Tea Party is all about – are winning, and that’s... »

The Quote Of The Day!!

Monday, July 15, 2013
By Paul Martin

“The Wall Street Journal is read by the people who run the country. The New York Times is read by people who think they run the country. The Washington Post is read by people who think they ought to run the country. USA Today is read by people who think they ought to run... »

“The entire world has become a singular, massive banana republic, with investors frozen in the headlights, earnestly searching for investments in an ‘impossible’ atmosphere.”

Monday, February 25, 2013
By Paul Martin

The Iron Laws of Economics (ILOE) By: Richard Daughty, The Mogambo Guru Sunday, 24 February 2013 I am getting progressively more scared, angry and paranoid, but mostly more scared and angry with “paranoid” holding steady, and am thinking dark, dark thoughts. Perhaps this is why I was so intrigued by a blurb by... »

Greece Runs Out Of Ink, Can’t Print Tax Forms!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 09/28/2011 If you thought that last night’s news that Greece had been consulting (and paying) the far more “stable” Irish Central Bank on how to, oh, avoid bankruptcy, this may jus top it. In an FT article describing the new set of austerity measures most of which are very loud... »

The Derivatives Monster That’s 9X Bigger than the Global Economy

Sunday, December 26, 2010
By Paul Martin

By: Richard Daughty Market Oracle Dec 26, 2010 assume that you, as an intelligent person who understands that the treacherous, greedy, vampire banks creating so much excess money means We’re Freaking Doomed (WFD), are Up To Your Freaking Ears (UTYFE) in gold, silver and oil, and you have had it UTYFE with your family... »

The Albatross that Happens Upon Hapless Homeowners

Thursday, December 16, 2010
By Paul Martin

The Mogambo Guru Thursday, 16 December 2010 There are lots of sad stories about how so many people have mortgages larger than their houses are worth, now that their houses have gone down in value with the general decline in housing prices, and more and more people are finding themselves increasingly in this... »

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