Thursday, December 20, 2012

Liberals Demand Obama Repeal 2nd Amendment by Executive Order

The second American revolution seems to be closer than ever.

Americans Armed Against Obama

From ATLAHWorldwide

From Euronews

Capital Account with former Fed VP James Savage

From CapitalAccount

Chilling Out Russian Style

With the temperature due to hit 35 - 39C in Sydney today I thought some of my local readers would like to see somewhere a bit cooler.

From RussiaToday

Queen describes the decision to sell UK gold reserves as ‘regrettable’

Queen to becomes first monarch for 231 years to sit in on Cabinet deliberations

From The Daily Mail

In a conversation with Chancellor George Osborne she described the decision to sell some of the gold reserves as ‘regrettable’.

Between 1999 and 2002, when he was Chancellor, Mr Brown ordered the sale of the gold when the price was at a 20-year low. He did so despite serious misgivings at the Bank of England.

The sale raised just £2billion. But the gold is now worth an estimated £13billion, meaning the fateful decision cost £11billion – three times the amount lost on Black Wednesday in 1992 when the UK left the European exchange rate mechanism.

Speaking to Mr Osborne, the Queen asked him about the ‘gold bars’ she had seen during a visit of the Bank of England last week.

Some of her words are indistinct on video footage of the exchange, but she was heard saying ‘regrettably’ in a reference to their sale.

The Chancellor told her: ‘Some of them were sold but we still have some left’.

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