Daily Archives: September 4, 2013

Reuters – John Foley – China’s Bad Debt Could Leave $500 Bln Equity Hole – 4 September 2013

ReutersThe author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

China’s bad debts could blow a $500 billion hole in bank balance sheets. That’s roughly how much extra equity the eleven biggest lenders might need if 10 percent of their loans went sour, according to a Breakingviews calculator. Though the chairman of ICBC, China’s biggest lender, thinks dismal bank valuations are “unfair”, the malaise is well deserved. Continue reading

John Ward – Spin Crisis : Top Media Management Firm Warns Of Peak Bollocks By 2015 – 4 September 2013

JohnWWould you believe it? Probably not.

Leading London spin-doctor Jasper Hawes-Hitte yesterday warned the ongoing manipulation space of the “grave danger” that the global reservoir of bollocks would start to deplete “probably at some point in late May 2015″. The CEO of British firm Bellend Pottingshed warned his audience at the London Drivel Dynamics Conference about “the very real possibility that we will be facing a cobblers crisis unless fresh new minds come along and start coming up with new bollocks to replace the complete bollocks we’re peddling now. The load of old bollocks we’ve been feeding the proles is beginning to wear thin, and challenge our ability to credibly deny the grubby, crooked and generally tits-up nature of pretty much everything”. Continue reading

Wilshire Crop Circles – 8/23/13 & 8/31/13 – 4 September 2013

Uploaded on 4 September 2013 by shumnyabai Marden Henge, Wiltshire, UK and Hackpen Hill (4) nr Broad Hinton, Wiltshire UK

Suzanne Lie – Back On The Mothership – Choosing A Path – 4 September 2013


Franquoix and Alycia did choose to have a ceremony, and every man, woman and child appeared to honor their union. Franquoix, whose passion had always been spiritual, chose to live in the Temple with his bride to share his vast spiritual wisdom. The other Draconians easily integrated into our community, many of them choosing Pleiadian mates. The war was over in our life and in our hearts.

BusinessInsider – Italy Is Getting Slammed As Berlusconi Threatens To ‘Pull The Plug’ – 4 September 2013

businessInsiderSince having elections earlier this year, the Italian government has been in a state of fragile stability.

Essentially, there’s a broad coalition that could easily collapse if any faction withdraws support.

And Silvio Berlusconi’s sizable faction is threatening to do just that. Continue reading

DutchNews – Dutch Secret Service Has No ‘HARD’ Evidence About Syria Gas Attack –

dutchnews-logoWednesday 04 September 2013

Dutch security officials have no hard evidence the Assad regime in Syria carried out a poison gas attack on Damascus last month, MPs leaving a special briefing on Wednesday told reporters.

The two Dutch security services have analysed all the information presented by the US and briefed the various party’s foreign affairs spokesmen. The contents of the briefing are secret, Nos television reported. Continue reading

Laura Bruno – Late Season Garden Recap – 4 September 2013

laura-of-the-rocksAll the gardening books I read keep mentioning “the importance of keeping a garden journal.” On and on, enough already! Part of me just will not start another journal. Then, I realized, I’ve been record keeping all year on this blog, sharing my discoveries, goofs and adventures with fellow and vicarious gardeners. Close enough. :)

As the seasons begin to turn, the air gets cooler and dews wetter. Sunflowers have drooped, and mums have arrived on the scene: Continue reading