The eurozone system is completely different. There are no centrally issued Treasury bonds, so the ECB’s balance sheet contains mainly obligations of member states and their banks. Member states fund their deficits primarily by selling bonds to banks in the euro system, and the banks fund themselves in part by borrowing from the ECB against the collateral (technically, repurchase agreements) of euro member bonds.

Hamilton College, an independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential institution, is one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today comprised of approximately 1,820 students from nearly all 50 states and approximately 40 countries.In the summer of 2013, three Selkirk College UAS students will have the opportunity to be part of this university transferable field school. These students, along with their Hamilton College colleagues, will gain valuable archaeological experience while earning credits towards a university degree.

I notice that most of the people opposed to land mines seem to be from smug little democracies with no responsibility for defending the free world from aggression. They are not, for example, sitting on the DMZ in Korea, awaiting attack from a fanatical million man North Korean army eager to do the bidding of the Dear Leader. I suspect that if they were part of the American trip wire on the DMZ they would have a more appreciative view of land mines..

We anticipate that clumsy swing at your clumsy swing at getting praise for something. In a schoolyard, prank videos are the kids chugging hot sauce packets because people will watch them chug hot sauce packets. People are looking at me, so that must mean that I’m doing good, right? I am liked, yes? And, through your teary eyes and blurred vision, you can’t see the lack of interest build on the faces of the people around you because you haven’t choked on that hot sauce yet..

PARRIS ISLAND, SC The white school bus sits idling as its passengers eagerly await what lies outside its folding doors. No one is certain what time it is, but the completely black skies outside the bus hint that midnight has come and gone. Despite all the nervous men on the bus, one sits calmly with his head down, staring at his legs..

Curling Canada is in the process of developing a concussion protocol that is slated for presentation at the association AGM next summer. Brad Gushue, the 2006 Olympic gold medallist, cracked his head on the ice in the fourth end of a game last month. He went to hospital, received seven stitches, and returned to action in the seventh end.