Moody’s cuts Ireland’s rating

By Andy Rice 19 July 2010

Moody's has downgraded Ireland's sovereign bond rating from Aa1 to Aa2, the rating agency reported on Monday. Moody's said the downgrade was owing to the "Irish government's gradual but significant loss of financial strength".  Read more: Reuters



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old' when I would never call him 'short and fat?' Oh well I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" ~ Donald J Trump