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Crisis Ahead

By admin / August 15, 2019

The world is in a complete midlife crisis or some may say an end of life crisis. I am overseas as the world is simply going nuts. At times, I feel more like a shrink having to reassure people that it will all be OK. Both Europe and Asia are having a very bad string […]


The Violence in Northern Ireland is Not Finished

By admin / July 13, 2018

Reuters is reporting that Northern Ireland was hit by a new wave of street violence overnight on the eve of annual parades. This is demonstrating that there remains underlying tensions between pro-British Protestants and Irish nationalist Catholics in the British occupied region. Vehicles were set on fire, petrol bombs were thrown, and roads were closed off […]


Celtic Gold Ring Money Discovered in Ireland

By admin / July 7, 2018

Gold rings were discovered in Ireland and they seem to be uncertain about their original use. The Celts did not create their own coins for many centuries. They used ring money which is commonly found throughout Europe, north of Italy. Celtic ring money is typically bronze. However, it is known that the Minoians sailed into […]


Governments Going Insane with New Ways to Tax People

By admin / March 31, 2017

In Ireland, a reader has sent this gem in. The Communications Minister Denis Naughten is so proud of himself for changing the definition of a ‘television set’ to include your laptop in order to extend the TV license fee to be applied to computers, laptops, and large tablets. He believes he will generate an extra €5m […]


EU Demands Ireland Collect €13bn from Apple

By admin / February 2, 2017

The European Commission is demanding that Apple pay Ireland €13bn in back taxes. They are attempting to retroactively change a tax agreement made with Apple years ago that the EU now says is cheaper than any other member so that’s not fair as it would attract business to Ireland. The EU is clearly trying to impose […]