Thursday, May 7, 2009

Dietrius From Around the Web

George Soros

Burt Prelutsky reports that George Soros' sorry behavior as a Jew in Hungary during WWII, as detailed on Wikipedia has been erased...

"....About a month ago, I looked up George Soros at Wikipedia and read about his helping the Nazis confiscate the property of his fellow Hungarian Jews when he was a teenager. At the same time and place, I read that in response to a Steve Croft question on “60 Minutes,” Soros claimed that he had never regretted doing it or felt any shame or remorse afterwards because, as he explained, if he hadn’t done it, someone else would have. The other day, I re-visited the site and the entire episode had vanished. There still remained the mention of his having been convicted by a French court of insider trading. I am now wondering if billionaire Soros will make certain that it, too, disappears..." Read the entire posting here:

Islam Day in Hawaii

This is a little strange in a State where the indigenous people are treated as 3rd Class Citizens, kept barefoot, pregnant and ignorant in order to provide the necessary lawn-mowers and bed-makers for the tourist industry. Just a cynical cloying ploy to attract wealthy sheiks? The desperation of recession?

Happy Talk

The Headline reads: "New jobless claims plunge, retail sales improve!" But the small type buried in the story reads: "But the total number of people receiving jobless benefits climbed to 6.35 million, a 14th straight record." When we get to the point that the last working person is finally laid-off will the headline read?: Hurray, we've turned the corner at last.... Only ONE person Laid-Off last Week!;_ylt=Aqsh7XkrdJDYqlWBAjaW.tyyBhIF

Finally, a question.....

What has changed in the past 3 or 4 or 6 or 12 months? What has happened to: imploding mortgage market, chronic energy shortage, job creation, shovel ready projects, broken banks, non-competitive automakers, rapid transit, the war in Iraq, nukes in Iran and South Korea, the Taliban? To all the above... nothing. In the meantime... Texas and Oklahoma are heating-up over secession:

Are we having fun yet?