Wednesday, December 24, 2008 13:04
One Third Of Banks Could Collapse In 2009 Financial analyst Ralph Silva of TowerGroup
told CNBC this morning that he expects no less than one third of banks
to fail in 2009 and that anything up to a thousand could collapse if
they don't merge.
House: Expect more pardons
In today’s White House press briefing, a reporter noted to spokesman
Tony Fratto that the “administration has indicated that the president
is unlikely, at the last minute, to issue a batch of pardons.”
Lieutenant Admitted Plan To ‘Take Down’ WTC 7 Newly uncovered video from 9/11 featuring
an interview with FDNY lieutenant David Rastuccio on MSNBC confirms
that there was a plan to deliberately demolish WTC Building 7, as was
originally indicated in Larry Silverstein’s infamous statement
on the PBS documentary, America Rebuilds.
Trust Runs Out Every society and every institution
rests heavily on trust. There is active trust, the result of “trust,
but verify.” I call this stage one trust. Then there is stage
two trust, which I call default trust: “Trust, and assume
that someone else has verified.”
’secretly taped Damian Green arrest’ The controversy over the arrest
of Tory frontbencher Damian Green took a new twist today after it
emerged the arresting officers were wearing sound recording equipment
at the time.
TV station: Was Connell crash an accident or murder?
The death of Republican “IT guru” Mike Connell last
Friday in a fiery plane crash has been the subject of intense speculation
online about whether it might have been murder — but very
little of that speculation has made it into the national media.
Now one local TV station in Connell’s home state of Ohio is
acknowledging that there are questions about his death.
urges ECO to drop dollar
The Iranian president calls on a regional economic body to abandon
the US dollar in order to reduce the effects of the financial crisis.