Corrupt Thais plan counter move against reform

Although it has not been in the news, there is plenty of back room talk amongst corrupt Thai politicians as to how to counter the military’s push to clean up Thailand’s corruption. Much of their hopes are pinned on the mandatory retirement of the Coup leading General in a few months. However that too seems to be questionable in that signs point to the General picking up the ball as the interim Prime Minister once things get to the next step. [Read more →]

Secrets to getting a top credit score

Credit rating score

Getting a top credit score is easy if you know the simple painless tricks credit raters like. This entry covers the simple basics on how to make that happen and well before you put 30 candles in your birthday cake. [Read more →]

Google’s forgetting people like Jenga

Google's JengaCompelled by a European Union court order Google must start allowing people to be forgotten by removing links. However even in the early stages of the process where news articles are also being forgotten, it is quick to see this becoming like a giant game of information Jenga where the outcome can only lead to out of context conclusions and loss of informational structure. That will eventually lead to undesirable outcomes that are too numerous to predict. [Read more →]

The good side of Thaksin Shinawatra

For the most part, people that are Anti-Thaksin would have a hard time with the title of this entry, and an even harder time trying to read it without rolling their eyes or spouting out colorful words. But the fact of the matter is there is a good side to everything as even the most vile creatures of nature have a reason and a place. This entry looks to set out and explore how Thaksin fits into that mix. [Read more →]

Thai Coup an upgrade

From outside of Thailand the title of this entry could easily cause a WTF. But if a person has been living in Thailand for the past year, they would see the title as an accurate assessment. So when you look at the response to the Coup by the United States and the European Union along with a few other countries, the people living in Thailand would be saying WTF is going on with them. [Read more →]

Recreational drugs shortcut to Schizophrenia

SchizophreniaWhen people set out to get high or a mellow buzz, they often are only thinking about the moment. Thoughts of what happens to their brain in the long term are rarely if ever thought about. But the fact of the matter is some of those recreational drugs are a shortcut to Schizophrenia, and that is a scary thought to even the most bold. [Read more →]

Thailand’s tipping point on corruption reached

The title of this entry should have a ? or an ! after it. The problem is we don’t know just yet witch one is the right one to use. In either case there is significant major activity by the Junta with a full on attack against corruption and graft because things are all coming to a head and Thailand’s face is at stake. [Read more →]

Thaksin’s cronies bruised egos on display

Seeing the more or less official launch of an Anti Thai Junta organization by Thaksin cronies, it leaves you wondering as to why this may happen seeing the present behavior of the Thai people is supportive of the Junta. The Thai people are clearly happier now after the Coup because of ending the ongoing damage being caused by the freshly ousted Pro-Thaksin Government. However if you understand the personalities of these cronies, you can understand the motivation behind this so called anti-Junta organization. [Read more →]

Thailand greatly improved with Junta rule

The title of this entry can be a bit deceiving and easily seen as being pro-Junta. However the fact of the matter is the Government the Junta unseated was doing such a bad job, that most anyone who has a good level of competence and basic common sense could have done better than the pro-Thaksin Government they unseated. [Read more →]

Global conflict increasing daily

Long gone are the headlines that talk about small problems locally encountered. Now we hear about conflict in every corner of the globe, be it Asia, the Americas, Europe or elsewhere. There are some common themes to the violence in many places, but occasionally there is just a land grab to satisfy an ego. [Read more →]

Majority of Thais disapprove of Thaksin

After watching the behavior of the pro-Thaksin Pheu Thai Party (PTP) since they were elected into power, it has become increasingly obvious that serving Thaksin means dis-serving the Thai people. Although no specific pole was conducted addressing this question, other polls are collectively implying that Thaksin’s self serving behavior has cut too deep into the lives of the people of Thailand. [Read more →]

Thaksin in the Junta’s cross hairs

Piecing together bits and pieces in the news from different stories, it is clear the Thai Junta knows full well Thaksin is and has been the cause of Thailand’s problems for many years. So in no uncertain terms the Junta has told Thaksin to back off as there is already evidence of Thaksin gathering steam for his next round. Unfortunately that will not stop Thaksin but only alter his attack plans to neutralize the military first. [Read more →]

Thai Junta reminding Red Shirts what they want to forget

Since Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s Government came to power in 2011, the Red Shirts have been doing their best to bury their violent past. But because the Junta is not playing politics and they too were victims of Red Shirt violence, the Junta is mincing no words when it comes to talk about the Red Shirt’s behavior and the upcoming trials in criminal court related to the 2010 Red Shirt riots. [Read more →]

Pattaya Thailand perils of love Part 2

For the men that have opted to have the girl leave Pattaya and go back home is full of an entirely different set of perils. Knowing how to deal with them often requires the expert advise of a western counselor who understands how things work in Thailand. For the men that decide not to seek this professional advise first, often costs them more money than the few hours they would spend seeing the counselor. [Read more →]