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"Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world" - Henry Kissinger

and yet...

"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences" – Robert Louis Stevenson

It's election time. I wonder who's had their hand in the cookie jar?

In response to an FT article by Jim Pickard on 23rd March 2015, entitled 'Three main British political parties face embarassment'

No change there then.

We've had Quantitative Pleasing for the rich, Quantitative Squeezing for the middle class, Quantitative Freezing for the poor, and now we have confirmation that Quantitative Sleazing is still sustaining the political classes.

Messrs Straw and Rifkind can rest easy - I suspect they'll have lots more company before this campaign is out.

Aliens not prepared to risk a visit

China will not be hauled back by the US