Friday, March 21, 2014

Weekend Chillout - Go Your Own Way

As this week saw the US and Russia placing sanctions on each other's prominent people it seems both sides are still going their own way.

Friday afternoon funnies

Well it is Friday afternoon in this part of the world so we can start to go a bit funny.

U.S. Condemned For Pre-Emptive Use Of Hillary Clinton Against Pakistan

Keiser Report: People Power Age

From RT

Published on Mar 20, 2014 In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the Potemkin factories that may create a manufacturing renaissance in America, or at least the perception of one. They also discuss a version of the future where elite-guided drones end the Age of the Gun and the Age of People Power and return us to another dark Age of the Elite. In the second half, Max interviews Elizabeth Rossiello of about the Silicon Savannah in East Africa where mobile currencies and now digital ones bring in greater remittances and new spending power.

Boom Bust - Bitcoin is maturing: Patrick Byrne & Jinyoung Lee Englund on the cryptocurrency

From Boom Bust

Obama extends Russia sanctions over Crimea

From Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 20, 2014

US President Barack Obama has announced additional sanctions on senior officials in the Russian government in response to Moscow's seizure of the Crimea region from Ukraine. The US president, speaking at the White House on Thursday, also said Russia's threats to southern and eastern Ukraine posed a serious risk of escalation of the crisis in the region.