domingo, 30 de noviembre de 2008

I was told to kill to my last breath

The only terrorist captured alive after the Mumbai massacre has given police the first full account of the extraordinary events that led to it

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AIG Pulls Fast One Cash Awards

When you are a pro at a scam--the definition of "scam" also can be found under the term "insurance industry" -- you know how to try to pull a fast one.

And AIG is trying to pull one -- under cover of the holidays. Check this out.

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sábado, 29 de noviembre de 2008

2 Shot Dead at Toys R Us During Black Friday Rush

Shots were fired at a Toys R Us store in Palm Desert, CA, causing shoppers at the busy store to scramble for cover.

The Associated Press and KCAL-TV Channel 9 reported that two people were found dead at the shop.


viernes, 28 de noviembre de 2008

GM Asks FAA to Bar Public Tracking of Leased Corporate Jet

General Motors Corp., criticized by U.S. lawmakers for its use of corporate jets, asked aviation regulators to block the publics ability to track a plane it uses.

Representatives at the Nov. 19 House hearing faulted Ford and Chrysler for taking private jets to Washington to plead their case. Couldnt you all have downgraded to first class?

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Thomas Friedman Citigroup Failed Every Step of the Way

Citigroup was involved in, and made money from, almost every link in the chain that resulted in the recent economic collapse.

And the banks executives, including the former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, were clueless about the reckless financial instruments they were creating. These are the people whom taxpayers bailed out on Monday.

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jueves, 27 de noviembre de 2008

The bailout now costs more than anything else ever

Theres not much I like more than a good info graphic.

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ABC News Financial Bailout Balloons to the Trillions

The credit bailout will be the most expensive single expenditure in American history, potentially costing around $7.5 trillion -- or HALF THE VALUE EVERYTHING PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES LAST YEAR.

In comparison, the total U.S. cost of World War II adjusted for inflation was $3.6 trillion.

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Leading Russian Analyst Predicts DECLINE BREAKUP of USA

A leading Russian political analyst has said the economic turmoil in the United States has confirmed his long-held view that the country is heading for collapse, and will divide into six separate parts. The Pacific coast, the South, Texas, the Atlantic coast, the Central states, and the North.


miércoles, 26 de noviembre de 2008

Bush Administration faked savings in push to privatize jobs

President George W.

Bush's Labor Department misled Congress in an effort to prove outsourcing jobs to private companies was more efficient than assigning the jobs to government employees, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Monday.

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Are We Safer Since 911

Seven years after 9/11, a deadly anthrax attack, and billions of dollars spent on homeland security, experts say we may be more vulnerable than ever to bioterrorism¦.

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Floridas Gay Adoption Ban Overturned

Miami judge rules against Florida's ban on adoptions by gay people, finds 'no rational basis'


Bush very pleased with Iraq war outcome report

US President George W.

Bush believes the Iraq war was a success and is "very pleased" with what is happening there, he said in a pre-recorded interview broadcast on a Japanese television network Sunday.


Bayer to pay 975M to settle kickback probe

German medical conglomerate Bayer will pay $97.5 million to settle U.S. government allegations that it paid kickbacks to medical suppliers to boost sales of its diabetes products.

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martes, 25 de noviembre de 2008

WTF Fed Pledges Exceed 74 Trillion to Ease Frozen Credit

The unprecedented pledge of funds includes $2.8 trillion already tapped by financial institutions in the biggest response to an economic emergency since the New Deal of the 1930s, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The commitment dwarfs the only plan approved by lawmakers, the Treasury Departments $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program.

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Bush pardons 14 and commutes 2 prison sentences

President George W.

Bush has granted pardons to 14 individuals and commuted the prison sentences of two others convicted of misdeeds ranging from drug offenses to tax evasion, from wildlife violations to bank embezzlement, The Associated Press learned Monday.

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lunes, 24 de noviembre de 2008

Man shot killed at Scientology building in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Los Angeles police say a security guard at a Scientology building shot and killed a man wielding a sword. Officer April Harding says the man approached the guard in the parking lot of the Scientology Celebrity Centre International around noon Sunday.


IMF chief Worst yet to come for global financial crisis

The IMF's chief economist has warned that the global financial crisis is set to worsen and that the situation will not improve until 2010, a report said Saturday.


NYTimes Inept BushCheney Should Resign NOW Let Obama In

Can I see a show of hands? How many people want George W.

Bush out and Barack Obama in right now?


Forex Roboteer

Forex Roboteer is a Forex trading robot developed by veteran trader Peter Parsons.

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domingo, 23 de noviembre de 2008

Candace Gingrich A Letter to My Brother Newt Gingrich

"I realize that you may have been a little preoccupied lately with planning your resurrection as the savior of your party, so I thought I would fill you in on a few important developments you might have overlooked. The truth is that you're living in a world that no longer exists."

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sábado, 22 de noviembre de 2008

Somali pirates build up defences after making ransom demand

Somali pirates built up their defences around a captured Saudi Arabian super-tanker on Friday after demanding a 25 million dollar ransom. As foreign navies sent warships to Somalia's dangerous waters and shipping companies sought alternative routes, extra clan militia and other fighters were brought in at the pirate lair of Harardhere,

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Report US Influence Will Fade By 2025

The grim assessment, entitled "Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World", comes from the National Intelligence Council, an independent government body.

The report concludes that by 2025, "The U.S. will remain the single most important actor but will be less dominant."

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Hondas USBased Success Indicates No Need for Fed Bailout

The success of the factory, which Honda says has built 15 million engines from scratch since it opened 23 years ago, has been spread beyond Anna, which lies in western Ohio between Dayton and Toledo. "I don't think they should bail them out because ... obviously something's not right in the way they're running their business..."

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Jobless claims surge to a 16year high

Initial unemployment filings rise to 542,000 and number of Americans continuing on benefits nears 26-year high.

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Fannie Freddie Suspend Evictions During Holiday Season

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced yesterday that they are temporarily suspending foreclosures and evictions during the holiday season in an effort to keep people from losing their homes.


viernes, 21 de noviembre de 2008

Iran has enough nuclear fuel for 1 bomb

According to figures from the latest report from the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran has made 630 Kilos or about 1,390 pounds of enriched uranium.

With this Iran has enough material for the bomb - when will it take the next steps in designing one?

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WSJcom Opinion The Obama Health Plan Emerges

"Universal" government-run health care proved too ambitious even for FDR, who stripped it out of the Social Security Act of 1935." With Obama, Baucus, Clinton and Daschle, it may be just around the corner for the 47 million uninsured Americans.

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Crude Oil Tumbles to Lowest Since May 2005 as Consumption

Crude oil fell below $49 a barrel in New York for the first time since May 2005 as a recession in the U.S., Europe and Japan cut global energy demand.


Message to the Religious Right

GLBT blogger speaks on all of this nonsense about lgbts attacking people, about them using intimidation and violence to oppress people, about us somehow being ugly aggressors...and is angry. Rightfully so.

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jueves, 20 de noviembre de 2008

Big 3 CEOs Flew Private Jets to Plead for Public Funds

"This is a slap in the face of taxpayers," said Tom Schatz, President of Citizens Against Government Waste. "To come to Washington on a corporate jet, and asking for a hand out is outrageous." Wagoner's private jet trip to Washington cost his ailing company an estimated $20,000 roundtrip...


Let Detroit Go Bankrupt Mitt Romney

A managed bankruptcy may be the only path to the fundamental restructuring the auto industry needs.

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Islamists vow to fight Somali pirates

The hardline Islamic authorities in the southern Somali port of Kismayo vowed to forge an unlikely alliance by joining the efforts of the Nato and European Union naval task forces patrolling the pirate-infested Gulf of Aden.


The Chinese Want To Buy the Big 3 Automakers

It appears that the Chinese car makers SAIC and Dongfeng have plans to acquire the Big 3: "A take-over of a large overseas auto maker would fit perfectly into China's plans.

As reported before, China has realized that its export chances are slim without unfettered access to foreign technology. The brand cachet of Chinese cars abroad is, ...."

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The End of Empathy

How the medias oversaturation of violence makes us care less and less about whats happening globally.

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The Fed is collapsing

Ron Paul being interviewed by Robert Kiyosaki adviser Mike Maloney.

See why silver and gold are the best investment you can have right now. Silver is set to make enormous gains like it always has in times of economic crisis, and collapsing fiat currencies.

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miércoles, 19 de noviembre de 2008

Dick Cheney Alberto Gonzales indicted by Texas grand jury

A South Texas grand jury has indicted Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on charges related to the alleged abuse of prisoners in Willacy County's federal detention centers.

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Sarah Palin is Not Secretly a Genius

And other obvious truths that shouldnt need proving.


Top 10 Unfortunate Political OneLiners

Top 10 political "Did he just say that??" moments.

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Top 10 political "Did he just say that??" moments.

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Top 10 Unfortunate Political OneLiners

Top 10 political "Did he just say that??" moments.


Top 10 Unfortunate Political OneLiners

Top 10 political "Did he just say that??" moments.

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BREAKING Alaska Sen Ted Stevens loses reelection bid

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska Sen.

Ted Stevens has lost his bid for a seventh term. The longest-serving Republican in the history of the Senate trailed Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich by 3,724 votes after Tuesday's count. That's an insurmountable lead with only about 2,500 overseas ballots left to be counted.

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Hillary Clinton to accept Secretary of State offer

Hillary Clinton plans to accept the job of secretary of state offered by Barack Obama, who is reaching out to former rivals to build a broad coalition administration, the Guardian has learned.


martes, 18 de noviembre de 2008

US Admits Holding 12 Juveniles at Guantanamo

A study released last week by the Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas concluded the U.S. has held at least a dozen juveniles at Guantanamo, including a Saudi who committed suicide in 2006.

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Samuelson Christmas in Detroit How to Bail Out GM

General Motors, once the world's mightiest industrial enterprise, is now flirting with bankruptcy.

Ford and Chrysler may not be far behind. "GM and other U.S. automakers ought to be rescued to minimize damage to the economy," writes Samuelson, "but the rescue should require tough conditions."


Phil Gramm Has No Remorse Over Destroying the US Economy

They are saying there was 15 years of massive deregulation and thats what caused the problem, Mr.

Gramm said of his critics. I just dont see any evidence of it.

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GOP Sen says Paulson may have given bailout to his friends


Sen. Jim Inhofe said Saturday that Congress was not told the truth about the bailout of the nation's financial system and should take back what is left of the $700 billion "blank check'' it gave the Bush administration.

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lunes, 17 de noviembre de 2008

AIG to pay 503 MILLION to employees You get JACK SHIT

American International Group plans to pay out $503 million in deferred compensation to some of its top employees, saying it must tap the funds to keep valuable workers from exiting the troubled insurance giant.

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John Bolton Grilled On BBC

John Bolton gets his A$$ handed to him on the BBC.

What a tool!

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Wildfire threatens Los Angeles power supply

Evacuation info, fire maps, please forward and digg to help those who needs the info!!!


The CenterRight Myth

We have been hearing pundits saying this is a center-right country on television for the last couple of weeks, despite all available evidence.

CNN even did a poll a week after the election to ask people if they wanted the country to head in a Democratic direction. We already had that poll - it was called Election Day!

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Mormons Tipped Scale in Ban on Gay Marriage

Mormons played an extraordinary role in the passage of a California ballot measure that once seemed close to defeat.

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If Detroit Falls Foreign Makers Could Be Buffer

The failure of one or more of Detroits Big Three automakers would put a huge initial dent in American manufacturing, but in time foreign car companies would pick up the slack by stepping up production in their plants here, many industry experts and economists say.

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domingo, 16 de noviembre de 2008

Isolated Paraguayan Tribe Wins Wins Lawsuit They Didnt File

Two Brazilian companies have been rapidly clearing land the Totobiegosode live on, and have destroyed nearly 15,000 ares.

Activist groups have undertaken a fight to stop the companies, and have done so without the knowledge of the Totobiegosode. The Totobiegosode are the last group of uncontacted natives in South America.

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Puppy Cam Takes Web By Storm Brian Williams

Live Puppy Cam seen by millions online, and 10's of million on Late Night with Brian Williams.

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sábado, 15 de noviembre de 2008

How low can oil go A lot lower but itll recover

World oil prices could easily fall below $50 a barrel and might even slip toward $40 or perhaps $35, but they will recover and could do so fairly quickly, analysts and economists say.

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viernes, 14 de noviembre de 2008

Priest to Parishners No Communion for Obama Voters

A South Carolina Roman Catholic priest advised his prishoners to refrain from communion if they vote for Obama!

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Girl Challenged by High School Peers for McCain Support

A high school girl in Oak Park IL conducted an experiment; how inclusive were her fellow students who supported Barack Obama if she were to wear a "McCain Girl" t-shirt to school.

The results are not surprising considering standard teen mentality of "are you 'in' or 'out'". What is interesting are the comments from instructors.

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A Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis

Almost overnight, the talking heads went from perpetuating the euphoria of investors to rushing to pronounce the economy dead.

Here is a visual guide to help you understand the events leading up to the bailout.


Jobless claims jump unexpectedly to 7year high

The Labor Department on Thursday reported that jobless claims last week increased by 32,000 to a seasonally adjusted 516,000.

That nearly matched the 517,000 claims reported seven years ago, and is the second-highest total since 1992.

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jueves, 13 de noviembre de 2008

Lets Get Rid of Lieberman Once and for All

Joe Lieberman has launched deeply partisan attacks on President-elect Barack Obama, questioning his patriotism and fitness to lead. Lieberman should not be allowed remain chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee or any other committee within the Democratic caucus. That's why Lieberman Must Go!


GM is a Mess but We Still Need to Bail GM out Now

To put GM failing into perspective, in 1998 during a GM strike that lasted for 3 months, the aggregate US GDP dropped by 1/3rd.

Think about that, its huge, and if GM now goes under completely, the consequences will be profound as it employees close to 1,000,000

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5 Reasons Sarah Palin Would Lose a 2012 Presidential Bid

In an interview with Matt Lauer, Sarah Palin said, if there is a door open in 2012 or four yeas later¦then Ill plow through that door. If Palin tries to run for president against Barack Obama in 2012, shell get plowed over.

She likely wouldn't even make it out of the GOP primary. Palin-watchers can pick from a plethora of reasons as to why.


The Raw Story GM shares plunge after analyst sees them hitting zero

The Raw Story | GM shares plunge after analyst sees them hitting zero

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It8217s Hip to Be Spare How Frugality Has Become the New Fashion Credit Withdrawal Helping You Kick the Credit Habit

&It&8217;s Hip to Be Spare& - How Frugality Has Become the New Fashion | Credit Withdrawal - Helping You Kick the Credit Habit


Guilty as Charged George A Selgin Mises Institute

Guilty as Charged - George A.

Selgin - Mises Institute

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Optimized Press Releasesthe StepbyStep Guide to Getting Read SEO Services

Optimized Press Releases--the Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Read | SEO Services


miércoles, 12 de noviembre de 2008

ABC News Taxpayers May Pay Legal Bills for Mortgage Execs

Taxpayers may be on the hook for millions of dollars in legal bills for Fannie, Freddie execs.

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Google Analytics Tip How to Find All AdWords Search Queries Triggered from PhraseBroad Matches SEOptimise

Google Analytics Tip - How to Find All AdWords Search Queries Triggered from Phrase/Broad Matches | SEOptimise

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McDonalds Japan Goes NoBrand with Quarter Pounder Shops

Generic packaging, minimalist decor, a two-item menu - and not a clown in sight! McDonalds Japan is testing the waters of no-brand marketing with newly opened Quarter Pounder stores in Tokyo.


WW II vet held in Nazi slave camp breaks silence Let it be

Anthony Acevedo thumbs through the worn, yellowed pages of his diary emblazoned with the words "A Wartime Log" on its cover.

It's a catalog of deaths and atrocities he says were carried out on U.S. soldiers held by Nazis at a slave labor camp during World War II -- a largely forgotten legacy of the war.

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Who are the Architects of Economic Collapse

Who are the Architects of Economic Collapse?

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Georgia congressman warns of Obama dictatorship

WASHINGTON (AP) " A Republican congressman from Georgia said Monday he fears that President-elect Obama will establish a Gestapo-like security force to impose a Marxist or fascist dictatorship.

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GOP Congressman Paid Own Business 45k in Campaign Cash

BREAKING: According to FEC records, GOP Congressman Gary Miller (R-CA) from Orange County paid more than $45,000 from his campaign funds to his own construction company. "It is unclear what services, if any, a construction company could provide to a US Congressional campaign." Miller has a history of ethically questionable financial transactions.

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martes, 11 de noviembre de 2008

UKs Brown Now is the time to build global society

The international financial crisis has given world leaders a unique opportunity to create a truly global society, Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown will say in a keynote foreign policy speech on Monday.

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DHL to cut 9500 jobs and close US service centers

Deutsche Post AG will close all of its DHL Express service centers, cut 9,500 jobs in the United States and eliminate U.S.-only domestic shipping by land and air, the company said Monday, citing heavy losses and fierce competition.

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Bush OKd Global Secret Raids

Citing anonymous U.S. officials, the Times story said the operations were authorized by a broad classified order that then-Defense Secretary Donald H.

Rumsfeld signed and President Bush approved in spring 2004. The order gave the military authority to attack al Qaeda anywhere in the world and to conduct operations in countries not at war with US.


Bush pushes gambling ban via lame duck midnight regulation

The Bush Administration is hastily finalizing a number of midnight rules before they leave office, and the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) is on the list.

Just like UIGEA was snuck into legislation in the dark of night in 2006, anti-poker extremists are again trying an 11th hour sneak job.


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World, business, trading - sounds good to me

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lunes, 10 de noviembre de 2008

6000 Muslim Clerics declare Fatwa on Terrorism

"Islam rejects all kinds of unjust violence, breach of peace, bloodshed, murder and plunder and does not allow it in any form.

Cooperation should be done for the cause of good but not for committing sin or oppression," the fatwa written at the Darul Uloom Deoband, India's foremost Islamic seminary. India has the second largest Muslim population.

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Minnesota ruling favors Franken as recount looms


PAUL, Minn. " Sen. Norm Coleman has failed in an attempt to block some absentee ballots from being counted in his close race with Democrat Al Franken.

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Undeniable proof that Arkansas is a backwards hellhole

Arkansas voters passed by a 57% majority, a vile proposition making adoption by homosexual couples illegal. As a result, 400 children are required to be moved out of homes they were already placed in and into group homes or orphanages, immediately.

Arkansas already has three times as many children needing foster care & adoption as it has homes.


Obama Will Reverse Bush Actions on Env Soc Issues

Transition advisers to President-elect Barack Obama have compiled a list of about 200 Bush administration actions and executive orders that could be swiftly undone to reverse the president on climate change, stem cell research, reproductive rights and other issues, according to congressional Demo...

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Fox News Snubbed At Obamas First Press Conference

Among the networks and newpapers that were selected to ask Obama a question at his first press conference, one that DID NOT get the privilege stands out.

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domingo, 9 de noviembre de 2008

Pentagon hands Shell 25year monopoly on S Iraqs gas

Royal Dutch Shell oil company and the Iraqi Oil Ministry have struck a secret, as-of-yet non-binding agreement that gives a monopoly over southern Iraq's natural gas to the energy giant.

It marks the first time in over 35 years a Western oil company has played a major role in the country's most lucrative industry.

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A Cold Call a Blog and a 20 Million Lawsuit CEO blogs business law

A Cold Call, a Blog, and a $20 Million Lawsuit -- CEO blogs --business law


Barack Obama draws on Americas economic brains

The economic brain trust convened by Barack Obama in Chicago includes two former Treasury Secretaries from the Clinton administration, billionaire Warren Buffett and the chairmen of Google, Xerox and Time Warner.

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The 2008 Electoral Map if only Young People Voted

Get ready, America. This is what your 2020 electoral map is going to look like.


10 Ways to Make Press Releases More SEO Friendly

10 Ways to Make Press Releases More SEO Friendly


sábado, 8 de noviembre de 2008

4 Black Marines Executed Their Interracial Sergeant Wife

Court records indicate four Marines acknowledged they had roles in the robbery, sexual assault and murder of a Camp Pendleton-based Iraq veteran and his wife last month in Riverside County.

The four were charged Tuesday with the execution-style slayings of Marine Sgt. Jan Pawek Pietrzak and Quiana Faye Jenkins-Pietrzak. Most media avoiding facts.

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Americas Best Magazine Business in the Wilderness

Americas Best Magazine - Business in the Wilderness


Chris Matthews My Job Is To Make Obama Presidency A Success

"I want to do everything I can to make this thing work, this new presidency work." Accurate reporting certainly won't be one of those things.

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Emanuel Was Director Of Freddie Mac During Scandal

President-elect Barack Obama's newly appointed chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, served on the board of directors of the federal mortgage firm Freddie Mac at a time when scandal was brewing at the troubled agency and the board failed to spot "red flags," according to government reports reviewed by

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Tunneling Your Way To Complex Problem Solving Geekpreneur

Tunneling Your Way To Complex Problem Solving | Geekpreneur

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Ahmadinejad Offers Obama Landmark Congratulations

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday congratulated Barack Obama on his election win -- the first time an Iranian leader has offered such wishes to a U.S. president-elect since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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Global Stock Market Report US Stock Market European Stock Market Asian Stock Market Forex and Metals November 6th 2008 TheSUBWAY Stock Trader Blog

Global Stock Market Report (US Stock Market, European Stock Market, Asian Stock Market, Forex, and Metals) November 6th, 2008 | TheSUBWAY - Stock Trader Blog

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viernes, 7 de noviembre de 2008

Westboro Church to Picket Obamas Grandmothers Funeral

These people need to be taught a lesson.

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A very unique way to say Congratulations to Barack

In India, a sand sculpture of US President-elect Barack Obama has become quite an attraction.

India hailed Obama's "extraordinary journey" to the White House.

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700 Covers For Obama From Around The World

700 newspaper front pages from all over the world, the day after Barack Obama was elected 44th president of the United States.

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An Ever So Modest Proposal

A response to California's Proposition 8.

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The McCain Obituary How He Lost Himself Then The Election

From reporter w/ best access to McCain: "John McCain, the politician, seemed to be on the verge of outflanking John McCain, the man....

But for me, he lost the election when he picked Palin, because he lost the last vestige of his former self."


Suddenly it may be cool to be an American again

She was a stranger, and she kissed me.

Just for being an American. It happened on the bus on my way to work Wednesday morning, a few hours after compatriots clamoring for change swept Barack Obama to his historic victory. I was on the phone, and the 20-something Austrian woman seated in front of me overheard me speaking English.

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Obamas new Changegov website launches today

According to news reports the website should go live sometime today.

I can't wait to see what is next!


jueves, 6 de noviembre de 2008

Black Man Given Nations Worst Job

African-American man Barack Obama, 47, was given the least-desirable job in the entire country Tuesday when he was elected president of the United States of America.

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Palin Didnt Know Africa Is A Continent Says Fox News

According to Fox News Chief White House Correspondent, there was great concern within the McCain campaign that Palin lacked "a degree of knowledgeability necessary to be a vice president, a heartbeat away from the presidency," in part because she didn't know which countries were in NAFTA, and she "didn't know that Africa was a continent."

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President ObamaThe Reactions From Around The World

The International Herald Tribune presents various reactions from across the world following Obama's historic election as the 44th US President.

The World, just like the US, is ready and anxiously waiting for a change.

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Saddam stabbed dozen times after execution report

LONDON: The body of Saddam Hussein was stabbed half a dozen times after he was executed, the head guard of the former Iraqi dictators tomb has told a UK newspaper.


DeGeneres On Prop 8 Im Saddened Beyond Belief

Ellen Degeneres says she is "saddened beyond belief" by the passage of a constitutional amendment in California banning gay marriage.

The talk show host said in a statement Wednesday to The Associated Press that she, "like millions of Americans, felt like we had taken a giant step toward equality" electing Barack Obama as president.

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[Another] US airstike hits an Afghan wedding killing 40

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US Consumer Bankruptcies up 40 Over 100000 in October

First time that personal filings have topped 100,000 in a month since the U.S.

Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention Act took effect. So far this year, consumers have filed more than 880,000 bankruptcy petitions, eclipsing 822,000, the total for all of last year. "Things will only get worse," said Jack Williams, American Bankruptcy Institute

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miércoles, 5 de noviembre de 2008

FCC opens more airwaves for broadband

The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to open unused, unlicensed parts of the television airwaves known as white spaces to deliver wireless broadband Internet service.

The vote is a victory for public interest groups and technology companies such as Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp., which say the white spaces could be used to bring broadband to rural America and other parts of the country with limited broadband access. "White spaces

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[US Elections 08] McCain gets Kentucky and South Carolina Obama claims Vermont

Reasonably reliable results so far: McCain - Kentucky, South Carolina Obama - Vermont Significantly less reliable projections: McCain - Tennessee, Oklahoma Obama - Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Illinois, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, DC, Delaware And a map of's 'Final Pre-Election Projection':...

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Senator Obama will be President Obama

Latest election calls from AP and NPR.

NPR predicts that Ohio wil go to Obama. It is over.


Dennis Hopper I Voted For Obama Because Of Palin VIDEO

Dennis Hopper stopped by "The View" on election day to promote his tv series "Crash." Before that though, they asked if he voted.

He did, for Obama. Hopper said that he had been a Republican since Reagan, but the choice of Palin pushed him over the edge and he voted for Barack Obama instead. He then told a lovely anecdote


Obama WIN in Virginia Pennsylvania Good Night Sleep

Are you ready to make history? Today we get to change the world.



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History on how presidential elections affect stock markets

Even though the U.S. president can't legislate bull markets or veto bears, that hasn't stopped historians from crunching stock ...

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martes, 4 de noviembre de 2008

Touch Screen mistakenly assigned Obama vote to McCain

Get out and Vote! Make sure that your vote is right. Double, and triple check everything.

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Paid GOP Workers Say They Misled Wisconsin Voters

Four employees hired by a temporary staffing agency to encourage absentee voting for Sen.

John McCain in Wisconsin say they were instructed to tell people they were Republican volunteers. The employees told The Associated Press in interviews on Monday they were hired by Allstaff Labor Group to go door-to-door in the Milwaukee suburbs locating McCain supporters and distributing absentee ballot request forms. Allstaff recruited the workers un

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Circuit City Closes 155 Stores [Circuit City]

Following the weekend rumor that Sony had nixed delivery of electronic goodies to Circuit City amid credit concerns comes the official notice today that the electronics retailer is in deep financial woes. The company announced today that they plan to shut down 155 of their stores and cut back on future store opening.

While the press release doesnt mention Sony by name it does touch on the bigger issue of getting stock. Additionally, the


2012 Palin and McCain presidential debate

Funny debate between Palin and McCain.


lunes, 3 de noviembre de 2008

Spiking the Milk Supply

The routine spiking of milk with illicit substances was an open secret in China's dairy regions, according to accounts from farmers and people with knowledge of the industry.

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Anonymous v Scientology Protest Turns Ugly

Video of Scientologist security goons taking down Anonymous protesters.

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Effectiveness of AIGs 143 Billion Rescue Questioned

A number of financial experts now fear that the federal government's $143 billion attempt to rescue troubled insurance giant American International Group may not work, and some argue that company shareholders and taxpayers would have been better served by a bankruptcy filing.

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Barack Obama Change We Need

I'm proud to have the support of businessmen like Warren Buffett.

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domingo, 2 de noviembre de 2008

Economic Preview Worst job losses since March 2003 predicted

Retailers may not be so merry as this holiday shopping season gets underway.

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Ron Reagan I Endorse Barack Obama

Making It Official: I Endorse Barack Obama

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SYRIANS refuse to take bait for October Surprise THANK YOU

For purely domestic reasons, the United States of America decided to escalate the conflict and tension in the region because certain politicians here are saying that U.S. troops should not really be in Iraq, they should be in Afghanistan fighting Al Qaeda.

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The State Of the Races

Barack Obama and the Democrats hold a commanding position two days before Tuesday's election, with the senator from Illinois leading in states whose electoral votes total nearly 300 and with his party counting on significantly expanded majorities in the House and Senate.

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My Heart and My Values Didnt Change

On a cold, gray morning a week before Election Day, President Bush briefly emerged from the White House for an unannounced visit to the headquarters of the Republican National Committee in Southeast Washington.

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Thousands Fast Pray For Prop 8 To Pass

The massive prayer session was held at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.

Glen Walker reports.

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The Financial Blogger | The Root Of Our Financial Crisis: Education!

The Financial Blogger | The Root Of Our Financial Crisis: Education!

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sábado, 1 de noviembre de 2008

State employee says she was ordered to check out Joe the Plumber

Friday, October 31, 2008 8:56 PM
By Randy Ludlow

The Columbus Dispatch
Vanessa Niekamp said that when was asked to run a child-support check on Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher on Oct. 16, she thought it routine.

A supervisor told her the man had contacted the state agency about his case.

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California's Prop 8 Is Hateful, Unethical Legislation

This issue is not one of 'majority' decision and should not lie in the hands of the voters.

This is an example of the explicit reasoning considered when drafting state and federal constitutions, that the "inalienable" rights of the few will not be trampled upon by the many.

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Geek Squad's Unionizing Efforts Met By Best Buy's Concerned Bulk Email [Geek Squad]

Emails are shooting around to Geek Squad employees, encouraging them to join the Communications Workers of America union, so Best Buy retorts with emails of its own to voice its concerns.

In an email sent by corporate management, Best Buy spoke of its concerns about unions, that unions would hinder its ability to speak with and negotiate with each Geek Squad employee individually. For, there's nothing like the closeness created when one employee