If you believe that the Brexit vote is going to kill the idea of a "United States of Europe", you might want to think again. In fact, it appears that the decision by the British people to leave the European Union is only going to accelerate the process of creating an EU superstate.
Over the last two trading days, European banks have lost 23 percent of their value. Let that number sink it for a bit. In just a two day stretch, nearly a quarter of the value of all European banks has been wiped out.
It is hard to know which is worse, the fact that many tens of millions of people use "password" or "12456" to protect their most valuable information online, or the fact that weak corporate security at billion dollar corporations has compromised the personal information of hundreds of millions of people around the world.
During the 34-day Second Lebanon War in the summer of 2006, Hezbollah peppered northern Israel with thousands of rockets, and 44 Israeli civilians were killed. But central Israel remained untouched. That will not happen next time around.....