Friday, September 30, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 9/30/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 9/30/2011According to the latest news reports, Chinese banks are on the verge of collapse. Although the banking system in China has substantial earnings, it holds so much bad debt that it puts the entire system at risk. Analysts fear that the situation in the banking sector may drag China’s growth rate down to zero.

In other news, the European Union is considering dropping the requirement that Turkish citizens obtain visas before entering its member states’ territories.

Meanwhile, actor Sean Penn joined the demonstrators in Tahrir Square in Cairo to protest the actions of Egypt’s military government.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Erick Stakelbeck, Gaia, Insubria, JP, KGS, Nilk, Rembrandt, TG, Vlad Tepes, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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2 comments:

Cyrus said...

Re: EU-Turk visa: I suppose the Turkish documents are state of the art and incorruptible? What a joke.

Jolie Rouge said...

[JP note: The good Baroness ...

The sari wearing life peers of the Conservative party - Baroness Flather and Baroness Warsi, more British than the C3 British.

Be careful to read the Third Worldism political subtext of anything mouthed by the likes of Baroness Flather and Baroness Warsi.