First, may 2019 bring good health, prosperity and fewer taxes. My last post was dated November 8, 2018, and concerned itself with the Italian statute of limitations and the Government’s determination to speed up trials in Italy’s snail-paced judicial system. For those of you who follow me on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn you know the … More Happy New Year to you all!
Italy’s justice system has long been one of the most dysfunctional in Europe, especially when it comes to putting away alleged mafia or white-collar criminals. Prosecutors say it is all but impossible to reach a definitive sentence for a multitude of financial crimes within the prescribed time frame, which is seldom more than eight years. … More Statute of Limitations according to Italy’s Government for Change
“Il Cerchio di Fuoco” di Mattia Feltri apparso su “La Stampa” la settimana scorsa nella rubrica “Buongiorno” è degno di qualche commento mirato; perché se da una parte Feltri attacca, con apparente ragionevolezza, il governo sulla proposta di interrompere la prescrizione dopo la sentenza penale di primo grado, lo stesso autore ammette che “governo” e … More La prescrizione secondo il governo del cambiamento
The answer to that obviously is no. Countries do not “die,” people do. Still, with a zero population growth and an economy stopped dead in its tracks by decades of mismanagement, Italy’s Government for Change would do better to snap the Country out of its infatuation with Keynesian economics and concentrate on the business of … More Is Italy Dying?
Originally posted on Paolo Becchi:
di Paolo Becchi e Giuseppe Palma su Libero, 29/08/2018 Nessuno dei tre reati contestati dal pubblico ministero di Agrigento, Luigi Patronaggio, al vicepremier Matteo Salvini per il caso della nave Diciotti ha fondamento giuridico. Sequestro di persona, arresto illegale e abuso d’ufficio: ecco le tre accuse smontate a una a…
Highwaymen were robbers who stole from travellers. In England the practice reached its peak between 1660 and the early 1700’s. They would attack defenseless stagecoaches and solitary travellers on horseback often yelling, “Stand and delivery your purse (or your money)” or the concise but equally significant, “Your money or your life”! In Italy similiar occurrences … More What would you rather take, “their money” or “their lives”?
By the world financial markets of course! Nor by the big three Credit Rating Agencies (Moody’s, Standard and Poor’s and Fitch). If Italy prefers not to cut its national debt, that’s her business and nobody else’s except perhaps Italian voters and taxpayers. Hey, what can I say that hasn’t already been said? Not much. Di … More DI MAIO SAYS ITALY WILL NOT BE BULLIED AROUND!