Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/24/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/24/2012For the first time since NATO supply convoys in Pakistan resumed earlier this month, mujahideen have attacked a truck carrying supplies for Afghanistan. The driver of the truck was killed, and a passenger was seriously injured.

In financial news, the Moody’s agency has warned Germany that its credit rating may be downgraded, due to the country’s exposure to the risky debts of less solvent Eurozone nations such as Greece and Spain.

In other news, a court in Nantes, France has ruled that fish have a right to come and go as they please, thereby outlawing man-made devices in rivers that control the movement of fish.

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laine said...

Hopefully the threat of a credit downgrade will be a kick in the backside to concentrate Germany's mind on the EU/Euro slow motion crash. Meanwhile, her main partner and instigator of the EU scheme to revive faded French glory is occupied liberating fish and living in an unsustainable dream world of overpaid jobs for life, no hiring and continuing mass immigration directly onto its Welfare rolls from the most hostile, backward and work averse culture on the planet. Oh yes, and the deadbeat relatives like Greece and Spain who borrowed on the family name are facing bankruptcy but refusing to take their austerity medicine. Oh this is going to end well...