Thursday, February 26, 2009 20:42
Anchors Mortified That Ron Paul Was Allowed Air Time
CNBC anchors were left dumbfounded and acted overtly cantankerous yesterday
after Congressman Ron Paul’s opening statement at the House Financial
Services Committee was broadcast live to an audience of millions.
War Machine Needs $800 Billion For 2009 Barack Obama's election promise to bring "change" to
Washington and reverse the juggernaut of the Bush war machine has proven
to be nothing more than a cruel hoax, emphasized by his recent actions
on Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq and his latest demand for a total
of around $800 billion in war funds and subsidiary costs just to cover
the rest of 2009.
warns Iran over nuclear plant
Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert shot a thinly-veiled
warning at Iran on Thursday after its arch-enemy announced the completion
of its first nuclear power plant.
Newly Poor Push Social Services Network to Brink
In California’s Contra Costa County, 40,000 families are applying
for just 350 affordable-housing vouchers. Church-operated pantries are
running out of food. Crisis calls have more than doubled in the city
of Antioch, where the Family Stress Center occupies the site of a former
Stimulus Bill is a Banker Contrived Debt Scam
It was a joke, but not funny. Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve mob
boss, declared in his semi annual report to the Senate Banking Committee
earlier this week “there is a reasonable prospect” the
“recession” will end this year. The stock market responded
with an upward blip of conditional and cynical enthusiasm.
Crash Will Fuel Social Unrest
The global economic meltdown has already caused bank failures, bankruptcies,
plant closings, and foreclosures and will, in the coming year, leave
many tens of millions unemployed across the planet. But another
perilous consequence of the crash of 2008 has only recently made
its appearance: increased civil unrest and ethnic strife. Someday,
perhaps, war may follow.
commission urges taxing drivers by-the-mile
A week after Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood floated the idea
of taxing drivers by-the-mile-driven rather than by-the-gallon-of-gas-purchased
and the White House’s near-immediate denial that such a tax
was under consideration, a federal commission has recommended just
such as tax.
Court: Autism Debate Continues
On February 12, the federal “Vaccine Court” in Washington
issued a sweeping ruling in three highly touted “test cases”
against families who claimed that their childrens’ autism
had been caused by vaccines.
Non-Withdrawal Withdrawal Plan
It would be superfluous in us to point out that a plan to “end”
a war which includes the continued garrisoning of up to 50,000 troops
in a hostile land is, in reality, a continuation of that war, not