Thursday, October 30, 2008 18:59
Lobbies Pentagon: Start War To Save U.S. Economy
According to reports out of top Chinese mainstream news outlets, the
RAND Corporation recently presented a shocking proposal to the Pentagon
in which it lobbied for a war to be started with a major foreign power
in an attempt to stimulate the American economy and prevent a recession.
Economy: GDP Shrinks at Fastest Pace Since 2001
The economy suffered its biggest decline since 2001 in the third quarter,
ushering in what may be the worst recession in a quarter-century and
boosting the chances of Barack Obama and fellow Democrats in next week’s
rises to $68 on weak dollar Oil rose by more than a dollar to more than
$68 a barrel on Thursday, boosted by a weak U.S. dollar and hopes that
interest rate cuts in the U.S. and China would bolster the world economy.
Presidents Ignore the Constitution
In a radio interview in 2001, then-Illinois State Sen. Barack Obama
noted — somewhat ruefully — that the same Supreme Court
that ordered political and educational equality in the 1960s and 1970s
did not bring about economic equality as well.
Killed in Blasts in Northeast India
Eleven deadly bomb blasts ripped through India’s northeastern
state of Assam on Thursday, killing about 50 people and leaving more
than 300 injured. The serial blasts took place before noon, within a
span of 50 minutes.
could still win — if everything broke his way
It would take what one analyst calls a “perfect storm” of
events breaking his way in the campaign’s final days, but he could
come from behind, overtake Barack Obama and pull off the greatest upset
in 60 years.
court blocks ACLU from documents The American Civil Liberties Union has condemned
a Wednesday decision by a federal judge that prevents its access to
unredacted records from the Bush administration related to the detention
of 14 suspected "enemy combatants" at Guantánamo Bay.
Kill More People Than Ever, Report Finds The 2008, first quarter report of deaths
and serious injuries associated with drug therapy was recently released
by The Institute for Safe Medication Practices, a nonprofit organization
whose stated goal is to educate the healthcare community and consumers
about safe medication practices.