Concise Magazine


Succinct articles that help us understand the time in which we find ourselves. This is an Adult site and this is a good read. Like a giant scroll across the sky.

Market trading and it’s vulnerabilities.

The first explains the governments interference which will inevitably lead to the bottoms with Denninger here…

And another that outlines high frequency trading. Both of these articles dovetail nicely and should serve as a hair-bringer of things that may come.

“This is going to produce a lock-limit condition in the broad market eventually.”

Filed under: systems

For a quick overview of Sudan, the reading is here.

“But it may also be a signal that Khartoum has no intention of allowing the results of the referendum to stand. If this is the case—and it seems more than likely—the United States and its partners, especially Norway and Britain, must work to convince Khartoum that there will be unsustainable consequences if the referendum is aborted or not recognized, and civil war reignites.”


Original agreements Circa 2002

10/14/11 – Status update of Sudan, Blue Nile, and Nuba.

Filed under: Battle, Update

Have you ever wondered about a far away place called Democratic Republic of Congo?

“They arrive in the night like monsters. In northeastern Congo, in a swath of thick forest the size of some European countries, the apocalyptic Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group is a constant, foreboding presence. The LRA’s fighters — many of them kidnapped teens — murder, abduct, rape and pillage while constantly eluding a half-heartedly pursuing Congolese army..”   More…

Update: Abu Muqawama thinks that expeditions into the Congo to inter the LRA is a poorly thought idea. Seeing as our plate is full, I am inclined to agree. More… 

10/14/11 – The President has decided to send troops. Maybe to help counter arms proliferation from Libya as well.? A well written article from The Atlantic.

Filed under: Battle, Update

City Journal on Free Markets

” It became impossible to know what the government was going to do next. “If governments couldn’t be predicted, nobody could be trusted any more,” Cochrane explains. Credit froze. “We knew, from a theoretical point of view, that without trust there is no market,” ” More…

Filed under: systems

Want to get some insight on Greece?

“The Greek people never learned to pay their taxes …. because no one is ever punished. It’s like a gentleman not opening a door for a lady.”   More…

In an update I assure you this is where we are headed. Put also with this and now draw a picture. 

09/23/11 – We won’t pay

11/01/11 – Military. RT @Editor_Orbat: Greek cabinet backs debt referendum; even with 50% default Greek debt to be 120% of GDP in 2020 after 9 years of recession .

#economy #EURO #China #EU#Germany #Turkey #syria RT @Strategypage: ON POINT: Greece’s Papandreou Gambles on Democracy minutes ago

06/12/15 Europe Prepares For A Greek Default And EU Exit

Filed under: Destruction, systems

Some early settlers were running from despotic countries a long time ago.

“”It’s a small but vocal group of Americans in this country pushing this anti-Muslim rhetoric,” Ali said. “And unfortunately in our society, whomever shouts the loudest is going to get the most air time.””
“Nearby, there’s a cemetery marking the pioneering Muslims of America, with birth dates of 1882, 1904, 1931.”


Filed under: Goodness

Positive, upbeat essay on America.

“The problems we face today are urgent and complex, but they are not the problems of failure.  We are suffering the consequences of success.”  More…

Filed under: Analysis

Status update – Afghanistan

“I’m not advocating rounding people up and sweating them I’m saying the elders should be called into the mosque for a shura with the district governor and both Afghan and ISAF military representation and forced to explain why they can’t keep their house in order. ”  more…

Filed under: Battle

Danger Close


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