Who is buying the new Greek debt?

   Looking for… a lender to give me $4 billion on an interest of 5% and real probability to get back about half of them. Yea, it will be a great deal for me, it is not this the point. I will not complain. I am just looking a candidate for lending…
   If you think I have overdone with alcohol, don’t be so rude. I am just hoping the same chance as Greek government received today. Yes, they succeeded in selling 5-year securities at a price of less than 5% yearly interest. It is not a joke. The same Greece that received 300 billion euros in bailout funding and still owes this money to its creditors. By the way – these creditors are privileged ones and will have their money before any other investor, including the brave buyers of today’s emission. The same Greece that dragged down with her Cyprus, which banks crashed due to unpaid old Greek debt. In Cyprus are still active capital outflow limitations that had to be “temporary”.

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$21 million from the Government for a doctor

   Have you ever heard the name Semashko? It is good to read about it today – when the government for the first time in history published information about payments to doctors through Medicare program. Yes, it is time to read about Nikolai Semashko – Stalin’s minister (commissioner) of health that established may be the only proven as working health-care model in history.
   Current dominating in west world model is a hybrid of free market and government intervention. The main result of it is as a whole – extracting public funds to private pockets. The latest case with doctors that earned millions per year from Medicare, with a record of $21 million, just illustrated the thinking in the system. A system where the government pays to private subcontractors for medical services. In this system everyone has interest of increasing the expenses. Doctors want more money for them, and share part of it with government officers that have to control this. This system can lead to nothing else than to a bankruptcy of the public fund.

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IMF = execution squad in Ukraine case

   In Eastern Ukraine is going a replay of the Crime scenario with pro-Russian protesters taking government buildings, declaring “independence” and announcing referendums for joining Russia. It is obvious at the end Russia will have to accept this and annex the problematic regions. And it is logic the West and the coup d’état government in Kiev to blame Russia for “provocations”. But the real problem is not with Russia. It is with the West.

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Microsoft to retry the pirate model

  The idea of offering free Windows for smartphones and tablets may look like a surprise, but in fact it is nothing new with Microsoft. In fact Microsoft has always been the biggest supplier of free software in the world. Not officially, but in fact exactly - number 1.

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FiredFox... or The Shame of Mozilla

  Some years ago, when heterosexualism was still dominating, it was said it would be discrimination if someone suffered any loss due to the fact that he was a gay. Today we are seeing the opposite. People are being repressed due to the fact that they favor the classic marriage and oppose the same sex marriages. The latest ridiculous case is with the new (and already former) CEO of Mozilla. Brendan Eich was fired, due to the fact he has donated $1000 to support Proposition 8 campaign in California. It is funny that the people of California supported Prop 8 so Eich obviously was on the winning side. Never the less he was fired due to a protest from gay society that is becoming a winner in gay-marriages battle due to political support and incredible court intervention in the democracy.

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Bitcoin - too good to be true and too bad to be allowed

   If you invest in any of the currencies of African countries, you will take a great risk of high losses. Anyway African currencies are absolutely legal and you can buy and sell them as much as you want. At the same time the leading central banks of the world one by one are starting fierce attacks on the Bitcoin. Why Bitcoin is bad and too risky for customers, while Zimbabwean dollar is absolutely legal to buy, along with the shares of Facebook that are highly overvalued? Why you can risk with thousands of assets on Wall Street or Nasdaq, but you cannot buy and sell Bitcoins? Why government “protection” is needed with Bitcoin and not needed with obvious market bubbles that almost sure will burst one day and bring enormous losses?

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