Archive for September 7th, 2012

September 7th, 2012 - 7:45 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

Commentary by Halstead: The Speeches

The two recent conventions prompt me to think about speeches: Lincoln’s of course.  And Bryan’s ‘Cross of Gold’: one of the very few which actually swayed a hostile crowd to a prompt consensus. Soon regretted. The theory of parliaments has it that a group of people with open[...]

September 7th, 2012 - 3:39 am § in Misc.


Barclays makes £500m betting on food crisis Tom Bawden: Outrage as bank revealed to be major speculator while millions face starvation.[...]