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Why are they always such old guys? Conrad Black, Robert Maxwell, Ken Lay, and others besides. So they defrauded huge amounts of money from the general investing public – possibly you and I via pension funds and long-term investments – and despite being caught, they have lived the good life, spent the money and are… » read more

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So the summit between EU leaders is just getting underway and this is on the BBC website: BBC NEWS | Europe | Belgium detains al-Qaeda suspects Who knows where they were or what they were planning to attack, but I for one, have long been worried about being in the Schuman area. After all, there… » read more

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Whilst all these ‘stimulus plans’ may have the best of intentions and be the most plausable idea to help the economy so far, exactly who are we ‘bailing out’ and ‘stimulating’? At the core of this issue is one simple question: Since when did borrowing more money become the way to solve problems caused by… » read more

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