martes, 31 de marzo de 2009

Judge OKs Investigation of Bush Officials

Investigating magistrate Baltasar Garzon has passed a 98-page complaint to prosecutors that accuses former Attorney General Alberto R.

Gonzales and five others of being the legal architects of system that allowed torture in violation of international law, human rights lawyer Gonzalo Boye told CNN.

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In China job seekers are resorting to plastic surgery

The cosmetic surgery business is booming in China as a hyper-competitive labor market has job hunters altering their looks to get an edge with potential employers. "They may not say it openly, but during the process they will pick the prettier one," said Stephanie Yang, who underwent a plastic surgery procedure to help her woo potential employers.

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Kucinich to probe 36 billion in bonuses at Merrill Lynch

Even as Merrill Lynch & Co. bled money and warily eyed a merger with Bank of America, company executives were preparing for a windfall.

Following the federal government's promise of $10 billion in TARP funds to buoy the ailing firm, Merrill paid out $3.6 billion in bonuses: a package 22 times larger than compensation given by AIG.


Newsweeks Unintentionally Revealed Central Truth

A new article by Evan Thomas(on Paul Krugman) describes perfectly the role of that magazine, its reporters, and our media stars generally.


lunes, 30 de marzo de 2009

Marijuana is illegal because uh uh

One member of the press corps, however, brought up the fact that marijuana legalization is a serious subject to many people, particularly with Mexico right now, and when Gibbs didn't really respond, the reporter asked him to explain "Why?" "Why he feels that way about legalizing marijuana?"


US Government supplies FDA approved medical marijuana

He brought a tin can full of marijuana cigarettes that he picks up at his pharmacy each month and showed them to a room full of astonished state legislators during the hearing.

Shortly after his presentation, he found himself surrounded by four burly state security officers....


Palestinian orchestra shut after Holocaust concert

No good deed ever goes unpunished:"Authorities in an impoverished Palestinian refugee camp have shut down a youth orchestra, boarded up its rehearsal studio and banned its conductor from the camp after she took 13 young musicians to perform for Holocaust survivors in Israel"

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Chinas Hitech Death Van Executes Criminals Sells Organs

China's hi-tech 'death van' where criminals are executed and then their organs are sold on black market. China executed 1,715 people last year, so one more death would hardly be remarkable.

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Photography is Not a Crime Its a First Amendment Right

The headline in todays New York Times article sums up perfectly why so many cops feel threatened by photographers: When Evidence From Surveillance Cameras Leads to Charges Against Officers.

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domingo, 29 de marzo de 2009

PETA Killed 95 Percent of Adoptable Pets in its Care in 08

WASHINGTON DC " Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) published documents online showing that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) killed 95 percent of the adoptable pets in its care during 2008.

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The Real Crime in the Bailout

The size of our national economy this year is roughly $15 trillion.

The size of the Credit Default Swaps (CDS) market is $64 trillion. The whole world GDP is about $56 trillion. How could the CDS market be larger than the world GDP combined? That doesn't make any sense.

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Nations Only StateOwned Bank is the Envy of Wall Street

The Bank of North Dakota is the only state-owned bank in the nation.

It also earned record profits last year, showing that "socialized" banks can actually out-compete the likes of BofA and Wachovia. Mother Jones interviews the bank's president, who says the socialism label has "been thrown at me many times" but that now he's getting the last laugh.

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US prepared to shelter 30000 flood victims

US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said amid "historically unprecedented" flooding in the Red River valley between the states of Minnesota and North Dakota, the federal government had readied itself to house and feed 30,000 people for up to a week.

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Russia plans military force to patrol Arctic

Russia has released plans to create a dedicated military force to patrol the Arctic, where it is laying claim to billions of tonnes of hydrocarbons. President Dmitry Medvedev said in September that the region must become Russia's strategic resource base for the 21st century.

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sábado, 28 de marzo de 2009

The Market Mystique

The top officials in the Obama administration still believe in the magic of the financial marketplace and in the prowess of the wizards who perform that magic.

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Brazils President blames White people for crisis

Brazils President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva on Thursday blamed the global economic crisis on white people with blue eyes and said it was wrong that black and indigenous people should pay for white peoples mistakes.

The leftist leader is clearly a racist.

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Australia rejects China takeover

Australia has rejected a Chinese state-run firm's $1.7bn (1.2bn) takeover bid for Australia's Oz Minerals because of national security concerns.


Who Says Insurance Cant be funny

Five Insurance Ads That Make Us Forget How Much We Hate AIG


viernes, 27 de marzo de 2009

Bachmann bill would ban global currency


Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has introduced legislation that would "bar the dollar from being replace by any foreign currency.

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Pot saved my life Mr President

Today, in the historic first online town hall, the President mocked one of the top questions about whether legalizing marijuana would help improve the economy and job creation.

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Sarah Palin Advisers Scientology Plot to Take Over DC

In 1986, he masterminded a plan"which was never executed"for Scientology to get into the "MONEY and VOTES game" in order to "create power" for Scientology and win influence Washington, D.C.

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Hemp Is Not Pot Its the Economic Stimulus We Need

We can make over 25,000 things with it.

Farmers love it. Environmentalists love it. You can't get high from it. So why is it still illegal? Because as history shows, industrial Hemp was the REAL target when Cannabis was made illegal, but a racist reefer madness fear campaign would not have worked against it as well as it did 'marihuana'.

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BREAKING Obama Passing Laws to Search Citizens Computer

Under the guise of "national security" by means of "intellectual property" protections.

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The 12 Bankers Responsible For The Financial Crisis

Rolling Stone: The Dirty Dozen. Meet the bankers and brokers responsible for the financial crisis - and the officials who let them get away with it


Yes Hugo Cheated

In a little-noted agency hearing, the CIA admitted that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez rigged his recall referendum in 2004.

So why does he still merit global recognition as a democratically elected leader?

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jueves, 26 de marzo de 2009

Cheney war crimes probe would be shortest in history

If Obama would step out of the way and allow prosecutors to look at evidence of alleged Bush administration war crimes, "it would be the shortest investigation in history," said constitutional scholar and George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley. -=W/ VIDEO=-

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Cheney war crimes probe would be shortest in history

If Obama would step out of the way and allow prosecutors to look at evidence of alleged Bush administration war crimes, "it would be the shortest investigation in history," said constitutional scholar and George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley. -=W/ VIDEO=-

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Cheney war crimes probe would be shortest in history

If Obama would step out of the way and allow prosecutors to look at evidence of alleged Bush administration war crimes, "it would be the shortest investigation in history," said constitutional scholar and George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley. -=W/ VIDEO=-

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Cheney war crimes probe would be shortest in history

If Obama would step out of the way and allow prosecutors to look at evidence of alleged Bush administration war crimes, "it would be the shortest investigation in history," said constitutional scholar and George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley. -=W/ VIDEO=-

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Sorry tourists Fritzls incest dungeon to be destroyed

Austrian officials have made plans to stop people visiting the house where monster Josef Fritzl imprisoned and raped his daughter for 24 years.

The cellar where Fritzl carried out his crimes is to be filled in with concrete.

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EU President claims US plan undermines Global economy

Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, whose country currently holds the EU presidency, told the European Parliament that President Barack Obama's massive stimulus package and banking bailout "will undermine the stability of the global financial market." Calls Us policy a "way to hell"


Dear AIG I Quit

The following is a letter sent on Tuesday by Jake DeSantis, an executive vice president of the American International Groups financial products unit, to Edward M.

Liddy, the chief executive of A.I.G.


Kissingers 1974 Plan for Food Control Genocide

Could this old plan be implemented to reduce the UK's population by 30 million, as will be outlined by Jonathan Porritt, one of Gordon Browns leading green advisers in his plan to build a sustainable society this week? Worse...could this be implemented globally?

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miércoles, 25 de marzo de 2009

StripSearch of 13YearOld Girl Reaches Supreme Court

Savana Redding still remembers the clothes she had on " black stretch pants with butterfly patches and a pink T-shirt " the day school officials here forced her to strip six years ago.

She was 13 and in eighth grade. An assistant principal, enforcing the schools anti-drug policies, suspected her of having brought prescription-strength ibuprofen..

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End of an era Playboy shuts down New York offices

After his daughter's resignation as CEO, the last three months had not been too generous for Hugh Hefner.

The latest news is that Playboy Enterprises Inc. is closing its Manhattan office and laying off employees as it struggles with falling advertising revenue and a gloomy economic climate..

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Obamas rules deflate lobbyists as he leads by example

Under the recently issued Obama administration rules (which some were hoping wouldn't appear) lobbyists seeking an administration member's time to discuss a "Recovery Act" project must submit their requests in writing to be posted online...

Openness will restore confidence - both here and abroad - that the U.S. now practices what we preach.

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Bill OReilly Attacks Me for Highlighting His Rape Comments

OReilly never mentioned to his viewers how he scored that interview with me.

He never contacted me for a statement or the chance to appear on his show before deploying his harassment machine. Instead, he sent his producers to stake out my apartment, follow me for two hours, and accost me while I was on vacation...


How Torture Became Admin Policy During Bushs 2nd Term

In 2005, after pushing out the Justice Department lawyer who had overturned President George W.

Bushs claimed authority to abuse war on terror prisoners, his administration reinstated key elements of the memos granting Bush virtually unlimited powers over the detainees, according to a list of still-secret documents.

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Ron Paul questions Bernanke and Geithner 324

great video!


Buchanan still scared of the scary Latinos

"Were going to have 135 million Hispanics in the United States by 2050, heavily concentrated in the southwest.

The question is whether were going to survive as a country."

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martes, 24 de marzo de 2009

Are You a Militia Member

If you're an anti-abortion activist, or if you display political paraphernalia supporting a third-party candidate or a certain Republican member of Congress, if you possess subversive literature, you very well might be a member of a domestic paramilitary group.


Plenty of Rahm at the AIG Table

[White House economics adviser Larry] Summers, says a longtime Geithner colleague at the New York Fed. "You have Dodd, Geithner, Summers, but there were other, more senior political people involved in this mess, and their names aren't being mentioned.

Why isn't anyone asking Rahm Emanuel, 'What meetings were you in?' 'What did you and the Presiden


Treasurys toxic asset plan could cost 1 trillion

The Obama administration is using a multi-pronged attack to get at the heart of the nation's financial crisis " a mountain of toxic assets weighing on banks' balance sheets.

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Financial Policy Despair

If Barack Obamas bank rescue plan fails, it is unlikely that Congress will come up with more funds to do what should have done in the first place.

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An innovative way to cope with the recession

Lippert says sales and customer count has increased markedly since the change, and he's looking at adding more staff. Lippert spoke Tuesday with John Roberts on CNN's "American Morning" about how he came up with the idea and how customers have reacted.

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Palestine victim of Arab betrayal

The media tends to attribute Gaza's decline solely to Israeli military and economic actions against Hamas.

But such a myopic analysis ignores the problem's root cause: 60 years of Arab policy aimed at cementing the Palestinian people's status as stateless refugees to use their suffering as a weapon against Israel.

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Screw Bailouts Energy Efficiency Could Save Us 168 Billion

If a federal energy efficiency resource standard (EERS) were adopted, one that demanded a electricity reduction of 15-percent and a natural gas reduction of 10-percent, 262 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions could be prevented.

That is the equivalent of taking 48 million cars off the road for one year.


lunes, 23 de marzo de 2009

Maverick Money Makers

Worth reading this review before buying.

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Conservatives Against Marijuana Prohibition

Why Conservatives should insist on overturning cannabis prohibition in New York: cut wasteful spending, restore respect for law enforcement, grow a sustainable economy without large government stimulus


Ron Paul Predicts 15year Depression

Pension trustees and insurance company portfolio managers look away now.

Your increased commitment to government bond holdings in recent times is about to blow up spectacularly. At least, that is the view of Ron Paul, the US congressman who ran against John McCain in last years Republican Party presidential nomination.

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Surge in Highland Park violence terrifies students

Reading, writing, and diving to the floor when gunshots are heard are all part of the routine for second-graders.

Principal Jose Posada, a Marine in the first Gulf War, said he didn't see as much action in Iraq as there's been in the neighborhood in recent weeks. "We're caught in the middle of it."

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Gaza war crime claims gather pace as more troops speak out

An investigation by a group of former Israeli soldiers has uncovered new evidence of the military's conduct during the assault on Gaza two months ago.

The witness statements of the 15 soldiers who have come forward to describe their concerns over Operation Cast Lead appear to corroborate claims of random killings and vandalism.

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UnAmerican Have you listened to the rightwing media

In light of Obamas victory, one might be tempted to [the lies and smears] pass.

That would be a mistake. For the effects of that campaign remain with us. Whats more, the campaign itself is still going on.

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domingo, 22 de marzo de 2009

Hackery Politico vs Journalism Reuters

It's not often you come across such a stark contrast of hackery versus journalism - outside of a supermarket check-out line anyway, but yesterday's stories from Politico and Reuters offer a case study in the difference between sensationalizing talking points and reporting the facts.

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Two dead after stampede to see Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI addressed more than 30,000 Angolan youths on Saturday to revive their faith in a nation where evangelicals are gaining ground, but the event was marred by a deadly stampede that killed two.


Obamas budget to produce record 93 trillion in deficits

President Barack Obama's budget would produce $9.3 trillion in deficits over the next decade, more than four times the deficits of Republican George W.

Bush's presidency, congressional auditors said Friday. It's a prospect even the president's own budget director called unsustainable.

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Economic Crisis From CEO to Pizza Man

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Why Its OK for Newspapers to Die

The transition that's taking place in the news publishing industry -- from print to online -- is a healthy step in technology-driven evolution, though there will undoubtedly be some short-term pain.

The loss of print newspapers is akin to the loss of the horse and buggy. The Internet offers the potential for broader and deeper news reporting.

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sábado, 21 de marzo de 2009

Maddow Eight go from White House to big house

Do you know how many former Bush administration officials have been sentenced with jail time? The answer is a whopping eight, as MSNBC's Rachel Maddow pointed out Wednesday night.


Alaska school officials react to Palins stimulus refusal

Colver said the district could end up eliminating as many as 60 of its 1,200 teaching positions next year if they don't get to keep the money.

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VIDEO President Obamas Message to the Iranian People

[with Persian captions] President Obama's special video message for all those celebrating Nowruz, or "New Day." This year, the President wanted to send a special message to the people and government of Iran, acknowledging the strain in our relations over the last few decades.

After committing his administration to a future of honest and respectful

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CNNs March Ratings So FarTanking

More evidence that CNN is going to have to find a new strategy fast or risk becoming a cable news also-ran: In the month of March so far, the Time Warner-owned network has come in fourth place

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viernes, 20 de marzo de 2009

How to Destroy the Government in Three Easy Steps

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Paul Craig Roberts The War on Terror is a Hoax

According to US government propaganda, terrorist cells are spread throughout America, making it necessary for the government to spy on all Americans & violate most other Constitutional protections.

The most obvious indication that there are no terrorist cells is that not a single neocon has been assassinated.


Why do Check Cashing Services Exist

In a time of free checking and banks on every corner, who pays to get a check cashed?


Obama Considers Expanding Afghanistan Troop Level to 400000


President Barack Obama is considering a plan that would double the size of Afghanistans security force to about 400,000 troops and police officer to stabilize the nation, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.

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House Approves 90 Tax on Bonuses

House lawmakers voted 328-93 to slap heavy taxes on employee bonuses at insurance giant AIG and at other companies that have received large bailout packages from the government.

Votes on either side of the argument Thursday were fraught with political peril. "This is nothing more than an attempt for everyone to cover their butt up here"" Boehner

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Rewarding Goofus While Ignoring Gallant

Instead of rewarding AIG, giving solvent companies additional capital, companies that have a proven track record of fiscal responsibility, would allow those companies to expand and hire additional staff providing jobs to the recently unemployed.


No Return to Normal James K Galbraith

Galbraith offers a compelling argument on why the current economic crisis is comparable to the Great Depression, and requires radical governmental intervention of a similar proportion that the Obama administration has not yet confronted. In short, a response that will not be enacted through "bipartisan" support.

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jueves, 19 de marzo de 2009

Huge swarm of bees takes over foreclosed Florida home

Jim Mellons lives beside a run-down, abandoned, foreclosed home but it's not the appearance or even his property values he's worried about. "I looked over and there was a double-basketball sized ball of bees on that window over there," said Mellons.

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Obama To Overturn Major BushEra Marijuana Ruling

The White House wants to review Bush's order to shut down a UMass scientist's pot-growing operation.

The research, which a DEA judge ruled to allow more than two years ago, would build the medical case for marijuana.

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Jon Stewart Nails Bernanke on AIG Bonuses

Why do we keep giving out the Nobel Prize for Evil? It just gives companies like AIG an incentive to be evil.

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CNN Parrots Mexican Claims that US Guns Fuel Drug Wars

"That's your attorney general talking about selling out the second amendment and your rights for the benefit of the benefit of Mexico," Lou Dobbs said on his Feb. 25 program.

But Dobbs must be a lonely man at CNN. The rest of the network took Holder's statement as its cue,

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10 lies that got you and keep you in credit card debt

Having gotten into card debt and then climbed out of it, we've learned many of the causes of this financial pain.

The fact is, we can talk ourselves into using our credit cards in ways that will hurt our finances down the road. So here are 10 lies we tell ourselves that get us in credit card debt and keep us there.


Some Truths About Guantanamo Bay

There are several dimensions to the debate over the U.S. prison facilities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba that the media have largely missed and, thus, of which the American people are almost completely unaware.

For that matter, few within the government who were not directly involved are aware either.

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miércoles, 18 de marzo de 2009

Swedens Pirate Party stands in EU elections

Restrictive rules for patents and copyrights result in the detrimental monitoring of citizens, according to the Swedish Pirate Party, which is fielding 20 candidates in this summers European elections.


Police Dispatcher Fired for Buying Medical Pot for Sick Aunt

Laura Llanes does not regret buying her aunt marijuana, even though it has cost her a job as police dispatcher.

She was stunned, nevertheless, when she was fired last week after admitting she bought the marijuana to help relieve her aunt's suffering through breast cancer and chemotherapy. Medical marijuana is legal in 13 states, but not Illinois.

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6 Year Old Boy with 176 IQ

"Pranav Veera, 6, can recite the names of the U.S. presidents in the order they served in office.

He can say the alphabet backward. Give him a date back to 2000, and he'll tell you the day of the week . . ."

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The Hypocracy of the war on drugs

A very funny but very true short clip.

Why are there drugs being pushed by the pharmaceutical companies w/ stated side affects of death when marijuana is illegal!?!?

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martes, 17 de marzo de 2009

MI cops shoot unarmed 20yearold marijuana activist

Coming through an apartment's back door, an Ottawa County deputy allegedly shined a flashlight into the student's face, causing him to raise his right hand in front of his eyes.

The officer, whose name was not released, fired a single bullet into Derek Copp's chest. The 20-year-old said he had no idea the man was an officer. -=W/ VIDEOS=-

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A Continent Adrift

Europe is facing at least as severe a slump as the United States, yet has failed to respond effectively to the downturn.


Obama Orders Treasury Chief to Try to Block AIG Bonuses

The president said that he has instructed Timothy F.

Geithner to pursue every single legal avenue to block bonuses to the insurers top executives.

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Wanna Stop AIG Bonuses Heres How

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Fritzl admits rape denies murder

Josef Fritzl, accused of imprisoning his daughter and fathering her children, has pleaded guilty to rape and incest but not guilty to murder.


American Legion Opposes Obama Plan to Charge War Wounded

The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization says he is "deeply disappointed and concerned" after a meeting with President Obama today to discuss a proposal to force private insurance companies to pay for the treatment of military veterans who have suffered service-connected disabilities and injuries.


lunes, 16 de marzo de 2009

Madoff Had Accomplices His Willingly Ignorant Victims

Only the willfully ignorant could have seen Bernard Madoffs fund as a good investment.

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AIG Paying 160 Million in Bonuses After Federal Bailout

An Obama economic adviser described the A.I.G. situation as outrageous but said the government had limited ability to scale back the bonuses.


Conservative Talk Radio on the Wane

For all the anti-tax swagger and the occasional stunts by personalities like KFI's John and Ken, the reality is that conservative talk radio in California is on the wane.

The economy's downturn has depressed ad revenue at stations across the state, thinning the ranks of conservative broadcasters.

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End of Barack Obamas Honeymoon

Two months into his presidency, it is far too soon to make any judgments about Barack Obama's prospects.

All we really know is that he has assembled the rudiments of an administration and launched a batch of ambitious but unproven initiatives.

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Israeli soldier shoots American in face with tear gas can

An American activist who participated in a Palestinian 'solidarity' demonstration is in serious condition Saturday after an Israeli soldier shot him in the face with a high-velocity tear gas canister.

He underwent surgery early Saturday. -=W/ VIDEO=-


domingo, 15 de marzo de 2009

Baby sitters accused of taping sex with children

VEEDERSBURG, Ind. (AP) - A couple who ran a baby-sitting service out of their home videotaped themselves performing sex acts with children, some as young as 2 months old, police said Friday.

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Nearly 200 charged over web porn ring

AUSTRIAN police said they have broken an Internet child porn ring that stretched across 170 countries, charging nearly 200 men and confiscating 14,000 computers, hard drives and diskettes.


Man Acting Like Dog Arrested on Drug Charges

A Texas man who was arrested Thursday on drug charges after construction workers witnessed him on his hands and knees, eating mud and growling like a dog is being monitored today inside the DeSoto Detention Center.

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Downturn could kill 400000 children warns Margaret Chan

Thousands of women and children are dying as a direct consequence of the current economic crisis which is already derailing efforts to improve maternal care and cut child death rates, the head of the World Health Organisation has warned.


Obama fuels gun buying boom with pledge to tighten laws

A pledge by US President Barack Obama to tighten gun control laws has led to firearms sales soaring across America.

Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand, and many gun shops running low on stock as the US public buys weapons in anticipation of tighter controls.

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sábado, 14 de marzo de 2009

ANALYSIS Glenn Beck Bill OReilly Save 400000year

Conservative commentators Glenn Beck and Bill OReilly regularly rail against President Obamas budget which would fix the Bush tax system.

Maybe its because Bill OReilly and Glenn Beck benefit tremendously from the broken status quo. According to a new analysis, Glenn Beck and Bill OReilly each save $400,000 under the current Bush tax system.


Japan warns it may shoot down North Korean satellite launche

The Japanese, rightly concerned about a possible North Korean attack, have exercised their right to self defense of their airspace. This is a perfect example as to why regional missile defense is essential to global safety and security.


Obama Economic crisis not as bad as we think

Six weeks after his Vice President stated that the economy "is worse, quite frankly, than everyone thought it was," Obama told the nation that the economy is 'not as bad as we think.'

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Europes Message on Economic Stimulus Enough Already TIME

As the economic tsunami continues to rage across the planet, the near universal refrain has been that joint action is needed to pull us out of the crisis.

But when it comes to stimulus spending, the United States and Europe have taken different paths, jeopardizing hopes of a united front to combat the downturn.

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China Worried About the Value of US Dollars

It seems that everyone in the world knows that the excessive spending being done by the administration is destructive except the administration.

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Obama Will Quit On Earmarks Tomorrow

Like a dieter who allows himself just one more slice of cake before starting to count calories, President Obama signed the $410 billion omnibus spending bill, then pledged to get tough on congressional earmark spending -- next time.

The Washington Post criticizes Obama for not following through on his campaign pledge to end earmarks.

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When Will Proposed Pot Legalization Bill See Light of Day

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano's marijuana bill - innocuously named "Assembly Bill 390" - has now been shunted into the pipeline, like so many other bills dealing with issues such as roads or schools (that don't spur mile-long threads at marijuana-legalization listservs).


viernes, 13 de marzo de 2009

Monitored Sex Offender Kills Teen Girl

Darrin Sanford was convicted in 1998 of luring minors with sexual motivation, and was sentenced to probation.

After release from jail in January, following a probation violation, Sanford was fitted with a GPS tracking unit. Sanford was wearing the device when he tried to rape Licy Nipp before beating and stabbing her to death.

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Alabama Town Pulls Together After Killing Rampage

As the crime scene tape starts to come down in this small Southern town, the residents are leaning on one another for comfort and the strength to move on. "It's what community is about, isn't it? Crying together.

Holding each other," a pastor said. It's hard for many to believe the shooting rampage could happen in this town of about 2,100 people.

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New Hypocrisy from Sarah Palin This Time Earmarks

Palin campaigned for VP as an earmark foe, but Alaska will receive $140 million in earmarks in the just-passed spending bill.

Not only is Palin not turning them down, she REQUESTED a few. Including a $1 million airport to nowhere.


Foreclosures Up 30 percent in February

Despite halts on new foreclosures by several major lenders, the number of households threatened with losing their homes rose 30 percent in February from last year's levels, RealtyTrac reported Thursday.

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German school shooter warned of attack in an online chatroom

A state security official says the 17-year-old gunman who went on a rampage at his former school and killed 15 people had warned of his plans in an Internet chatroom the night before.

Reich said Thursday that the suspect wrote: "You will hear from me tomorrow, remember the name of a place called Winnenden."

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jueves, 12 de marzo de 2009

Hannity suggests Christianity compatible with torture

Sean Hannity's religion doesn't get in the way of his support for torture. "You know what, I don't have any problem taking his head sticking it underwater and scaring the living daylights out of him and making him think we're drowning him," declared Hannity, "and I'm a Christian."


The Federal Government Cant Inflate A Burst Bubble

It's reasonable to yearn for the boom days of yore, when the Dow Jones industrial average was topping 14,000.

Alas, those days aren't returning anytime soon. That economy collapsed because it was erected on a rickety foundation of debt, leverage, speculation and interest rates held unreasonably low by the Federal Reserve.

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ACLU Releases Comprehensive Report On Patriot Act Abuses

The American Civil Liberties Union released a comprehensive report today examining widespread abuses that have occurred under the USA Patriot Act, a law that was rushed through Congress just 45 days after September 11.

Since the passage of the controversial national security law, the Patriot Act has led to egregious government misconduct.


Obama To Name Drug Czar Whose Son Was Arrested For Drugs

President Obama will name Seattle Police Chief R.

Gil Kerlikowske as the nation's drug czar today, ending a long search that was slowed as details of drug arrests involving Kerlikowske's son came to light. Perhaps this will signal a new, compassionate direction for U.S. drug policy, one where drug users aren't viewed as evil or immoral.

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miércoles, 11 de marzo de 2009

Pelosi Made Repeated Requests for Military Aircraft

Representatives for Judicial Watch, which obtained e-mails and other documents showing the requests, say House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has treated the Air Force as her "personal airline."


Ron Paul Bill to Audit the Federal Reserve Transparency Act

Ron Paul has introduced H.R.1207: Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2009 to Congress and its been referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. According to Campaign for Liberty, The Fed has so far resisted attempts to provide information on how it is spending the bailout money and


At Least 10 Dead in Alabama Shooting Spree

A gunman shot and killed at least eight people in a small town in southeastern Alabama and one more on the road before he was killed, police said.


Taliban Leader Is Former Gitmo Detainee

"U.S. officials say the Taliban's new top operations officer in southern Afghanistan is a former prisoner at the Guantanamo detention center.

Pentagon and CIA officials say Abdullah Ghulam Rasoul was among 13 prisoners released to the Afghan government in December 2007."

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martes, 10 de marzo de 2009

Obamas call on moderate Taliban useless

President Barack Obama's proposal to reach out to moderate Taliban will fail to end the Afghan insurgency as it is inflexible Taliban leaders who are orchestrating the war, not moderates, analysts said...

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Party of No vs Party of Know

Bipartisanship neatly tucked its head under its wing shortly after Obama took office this past January.

Decorum lasted for about a half a second, before the GOP realized where they had landed...smack dab in the middle of a powerless party, devoid of leadership!

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Iran testfires new missile

Iran has test-fired a new air-to-surface missile, Iranian media reported on Sunday, in the Islamic Republic's latest display of its military capability. The missile test was carried

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Sales techniques for new entrepreneurs Part 1

An article outlining various techniques to get an appointment including an Introduction via 3rd party, Letter, Cold call, E-mail, Networking Event and Social Media.

Part 1 of 2.

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lunes, 9 de marzo de 2009

Notes From the Recession Californias Inland Empire

Hard times hit, and we slowly disappear.

Whole communities are being dismantled by the current recession and may never return.

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Ron Paul 03 07 09 DL Hughley Show

Dr Ron Paul on the DL Hughley Show, getting more applause than I've ever heard a Republican get from a democratic crowd! Ron discusses the economy, the bailouts, and the ills of big government.

Forget Rush Limbaugh, this is the voice of 21st century conservatism.

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How to Get Me to Shut Up About Drugs

Let the evidence decide. If the police and other supporters of the status quo are confident they are right, they should welcome an inquiry as a chance to silence the critics.

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5 Shot At Illinois Church

Five people, including a church pastor, were shot inside the First Baptist Church of Maryville, Illinois, a police dispatcher told CNN on Sunday.


domingo, 8 de marzo de 2009

Palestinian Prime Minister to Resign

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayad says he's resigning.

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Bernard Madoff Expected to Plead Guilty Next Week

Bernard Madoff is expected to plead guilty next week to charges that he carried out one of the biggest financial frauds in history, a person close to the case said Friday.


Worlds biggest banks to meet in London

Chief executives of leading banks from Japan, Europe and the United States will meet in London to discuss regulation of the financial sector, according to a report.


Why Rush is Wrong

In the conservative world, we have a tendency to dismiss unwelcome realities.

When one of us looks up and murmurs, "Hey, guys, there seems to be an avalanche heading our way," the others tend to shrug and say, he's a "squish" or a RINO"Republican in Name Only.

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ExUN prosecutor Bush may be next up at The Hague

An ex-UN prosecutor has said that following the issuance of an arrest warrant for the president of Sudan, former US President George W.

Bush could -- and should -- be next on the International Criminal Court's list. -= W/ VIDEO =-


Miracles Take Time

The renegade clowns who ruined this economy, the Republican right in alliance with big business and some feckless Democrats, have no basis for waging war against efforts to get us out of their mess.

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sábado, 7 de marzo de 2009

Unemployment hits 25year high

Jobless rate hits 8.1% in February as a record-high 12.5 million people are unemployed.

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A War on the Rich

The bogus GOP claim that Obama is bleeding the wealthy.


House approves mortgage bankruptcy overhaul

Seen by Democratic supporters as vital to stabilizing the crumbling U.S. real estate market, the so-called "cramdown" bill has been opposed by bankers, despite amendments made this week to limit its scope, including one restricting it to existing primary residence mortgages, not future loans.

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GMs Woes Bad News for Clean Energy

GM's problems are rippling to clean energy firms in which the stumbling auto giant is a stakeholder. Coskata, a much-touted biofuels company, is stalled. So, for the moment, is Compact Power, a U.S. maker of lithium-ion batteries.

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Limbaguh Party leader Jokes about death of Ted Kennedy

"Before it's all over, it'll be called the Ted Kennedy memorial health care bill," I find this extremely offensive about a man who has served this country for decades.

You guys picked a winner in that Rush fellow.

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Jim Cramer Uses CNBC to Manipulate Stocks

Jim Cramer is a crook.

Wall Street is full of crooks. The next time you see CNBC, keep that in mind. They are not reporting. They are trying to sell you something & , quite possibly, trying to manipulate the market. This rabbit hole involves the thugs surrounding Jim Cramer & some of the top financial "journalists" from the NY Times, WSJ, Fortune


Italy pulls out of UN racism conference

Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said that Italy had withdrawn its delegation from the negotiations ahead of the so-called Durban II conference due to "aggressive and anti-Semitic statements" in the draft of the event's final document.

Italy is the first EU country to officially withdraw from the conference, though other nations have threatened not

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viernes, 6 de marzo de 2009

Joy Among Democrats as Limbaugh Emerges asFace ofRepub Party

Despite what Repub political operatives say, they know Limbaugh is bad for their party -- the smarter among them also must know he's dull, dangerous clown.

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Backers Of Calif Gay Marriage Ban Face Backlash

Since California voters passed a ban on gay marriage, some supporters of the measure have found themselves squarely in the bull's-eye of angry gay rights activists.


Hugo Chavez orders takeover of US rice plant

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the expropriation of a rice-processing plant in Venezuela owned by an American food giant because the company allegedly was not distributing rice at government-imposed prices.

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