World Bank Complicit in Indian Corruption

A recent Wall Street Journal article, World Bank Disgrace, (hat tip: Prakash Advani) reports that an internal review of five WB health projects in India totaling US$ 569 million in loans shows major corruption. The report begins with Credit Robert Zoellick for knowing how to put the best face on a profound embarrassment. On Friday, … Continue reading World Bank Complicit in Indian Corruption

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid — The US edition

From The Straight Dope, a great piece of satire: Fifty years later, does America need a stupider motto? Seriously though, the US is showing signs of serious trouble. Huckabee is raving lunatic, as Pharyngula reports. PS: My favorite bit in that satire bit is "... and Mexicans continue to occur." ROTFL with the idea of … Continue reading Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid — The US edition