The Real World News and Commentary – October 18, 2012

Connecting the Dots in the Real World

Created by Roy Perlmutter   October 18 2012


United States Budget Dilemma


Dollar Index Disguises Global Inflation Threat

…But what matters to main-street is not whether the dollar is ‘strong’ or ‘weak’ because, in reality, those words are nothing more than impractical rhetoric.  What matters is the value of a dollar in terms of what a consumer can buy with it.


Kissinger: Obama Will Create A New World Order


Germany shocks EU with fiscal overlord demand

Germany has stated its exorbitant price for keeping Greece in the euro and agreeing to mass bond purchases by the European Central Bank.


UK food banks used by record number, says Trussell Trust


Corruption Continues Virtually Unchecked in Greece

While Athens waits for more aid from the European Union, the country continues to be administered in the same old careless manner. Corrupt politicians and the rich continue to help themselves to Greece’s funds, and little is being done about it.


It’s A Small World After All


The Not So Funnies