CHD.TV Friday Roundtable
The Supreme Court Verdict in the Al-Thani case:
“The market manipulation is said meticulously planned, committed by a focused intent and unusually reckless and disregarded.”
The Supreme Court says that the breach of the defendants regarded enormous amounts and their conduct constituted serious breach of trust to the public at large and lead to catastrophic financial loss. Furthermore, the market manipulation directed “against the public and financial markets in the country as a whole and the damage that resulted directly and indirectly, can not be measured in money.”
- Sigurður Einarsson 4 years
- Hreiðar Már Sigurðsson 5 1/2 years
- Magnús Guðmundsson 4 1/2 years
- Ólafur Ólafsson 4 1/2 years
“Money exists not by nature but by law.” (Nicomachean Ethics [1133b 1)
“For tyranny is a kind of monarchy which has in view the interest of the monarch only; oligarchy has in view the interest of the wealthy; democracy, of the needy: none of them the common good of all.” (Politics Book III VII)
In 2350 years we have managed to come up with “free markets” and “public opinion”, neither of which are free or public. Good luck on the 27th, ~ we are going to need it. As ~
“… elections in many ways resemble an oligopolistic market situation in which voters simply indicate their preference for a particular set of party leaders, while the power of decision-making is with the party-based élite.” © Dr.H.D.Baldvinsdóttir 1999
Norway, Denmark, UK, US, and now China.
Now, the infinite wisdom of hillbilly’s is to provide China with 300 square km of land* for a new airbase in Europe, sorry my mistake a luxury hotel and an eco-spa.
The gospel of “foreign investment” and “jobs” sounds loud and clear from the corporate propaganda industry, with nationalism and conspiracy thrown in for the infidel’s. Yes we used to provide prostitutes to the beloved but forgone American airbase. And some privileged people used to live of the American taxpayer.
Who hoards, with greed that never tires?
It is heartwarming to see the Social Democrats of both sexes, having so heartily embraced the neoclassical Vision, sorry The Nordic Model (my bad).
The ‘Kissing Cousins’ syndrome may explain the superior moral aptitude. However, others say that the best stock left the country in 1870-1914, leaving only bankers, politicians, middlemen, and telephone sanitizers.
When the student is ready, the master appears, – but can the Master of “long term” teach the addictive short fixer anything? One of the 22 steps is to ask for more than you want. – but already from 100 to 1% is not negotiating, it’s toying.
* 300sq km (155 sq mile, – US ratio to Hawaii or Massachusetts)
The Devils Dictionary
How can we buy the air?
List of U.S. states and territories by area
22-Acre = 0.089030 km² in Wales
Fundamental foreign policy issue (IS)
Geld kann man nie genug haben
The Price of Sex
The current rhetorical question, ~ is systematic market manipulation perfectly legal?