Tuesday, March 10, 2009 22:06
To CFR: New Financial Authority Is Needed
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has told an elite gathering that
a new overarching financial authority should be created by the government
and empowered with sweeping new regulatory responsibilities.
March 6 marks the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo back in 1836.
For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa
Anna’s seasoned army of over 4,000 troops.
and the brain’s ‘God spot’
Scientists say they have located the parts of the brain that control
religious faith. And the research proves, they contend, that belief
in a higher power is an evolutionary asset that helps human survival.
Steve Connor reports.
Military Units To Undertake "Domestic Security" The Canadian military is reorganizing its priorities to suit
a "post 9/11-world," by creating reservist units for each
area of the country that would be tasked with providing "domestic
security," and involve roles such as the mass internment of citizens
in the event of a terrorist attack.
cybersecurity official quits, says NSA has too much power
Last week’s resignation of the top cybersecurity official
for the Department of Homeland Security has revealed a thorny bureaucratic
rivalry between the National Security Agency and the resigned official
who accuses NSA of having too tight a hold on cybersecurity.
Raw Almonds Must be Treated, Judge Rules
Mmm hmm. Oh, just wait for HR 875. Your clone burger with genetically
engineered freedom fries and synthetic pHood perfumes—to hide
the rancid smells—will be A-OK. But raw, whole foods that
haven’t been saturated in carcinogens, cooked or irradiated…
to render them “safe”… This is enemy combatant
warns of Great Recession, Africa at risk
The International Monetary Fund on Monday warned that the world
economy will likely contract this year in a “Great Recession”
and African leaders said the financial crisis could undo hard-won
York Times Wishful Thinking
The NYT is allegedly covering the Heartland conference with a variety
of speakers pointing out the numerous problems with global warming
Cheney chief of staff can’t find a job
While various Western governments are struggling to define a possible
relationship with the Palestinian movement Hamas, some progressive
and leftist circles are also uneasy regarding their own perception
of the Islamic movement.