Saturday, November 27, 2010
Sometime I wonder if we're not being caught up in a massive shell game. While everyone is focusing on the crisis in Asia between the two Korea's, the really big news that could plunge the world into the 2nd great depression is occurring in Europe. Specifically Ireland and how Germany's people react to another bailout.
Read more here...and here....and here....
I hope you've participated in the "new" fashion trend of being frugal. But if you splurged then be careful. Something appears to be brewing in Europe and few seem to be paying attention.
When the military starts protesting, you've got a serious shit sandwich on your hands. Well that's whats happening in S. Korea. This
Members of the South Korean military protested on the streets of the nation's capital Saturday, stating they were angry that their country's government had not done enough to respond to recent shelling by North Korea.
via Yahoo News.
"All Marines, including Marines on service and reserve Marines, will avenge the two at any cost, keeping today's anger and hostility in mind," said Lieutenant General Yoo Nak Joon, commander of the South Korean Marine Corps.~Lieutenant General Yoo Nak Joon, commander of the South Korean Marine Corps.
"We will put our feelings of rage and animosity in our bones and take our revenge on North Korea."
via The Wall Street Journal.
Batalhão de Operações Policiais Especiais are a para-military police organization thats well respected and quite capable in their own right. As a matter of fact they have several armored vehicles that have stood the test in the slums of Rio.
Things are much worse than I even thought if they need BOPE, Special Military Police, Brazilian Marines and the Brazilian Army to fight in these areas. Interesting. All photos are from either the Wall Street Journal (AAV with police above) or Wikipedia (BOPE emblem to the right).