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Thursday, August 18, 2011

August 18, 2011

August 18, 2011

The Federal Reserve, Debt Ceiling, Quantitative Easing, Inflation, Free-Market Principles, Gold/Silver, Food Supply
Obama's jobs package may include school renovations and a tax break for hiring
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-na-obama-jobs-20110818,0,6900810.story
--OpEd:  "The Economic Delusions Of The Political Class" (somehow, spending = growth = deficit reduction)
http://mises.org/daily/5534/The-Economic-Delusions-of-the-Political-Class
U.S. inquiry eyes S&P ratings of mortgage securities...
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/18/business/us-inquiry-said-to-focus-on-s-p-ratings.html?_r=2&hp
--Rhode Island:  Court issues moratorium on foreclosures
http://www.foreclosurehamlet.org/profiles/blogs/state-of-rhode-island-foreclosure-moratorium?xg_source=activity
--Illinois:  Rahm Emanuel announces $20MM loan pool to target Chicago-area foreclosures
http://www.suntimes.com/7123589-417/emanuel-announces-20-million-loan-pool-to-target-foreclosures.html
Federal Reserve is still paying big banks not to lend money...
http://www.businessinsider.com/government-paying-banks-not-to-lend-2011-8
--Bank of America unloading "non-core" assets aggressively
http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2011/08/bank-of-america-death-watch-unloading-non-core-assets-aggressively.html
Core wholesale inflation up most in six months
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Core-wholesale-inflation-up-apf-2544789783.html
For first time, more corn is used for ethanol than to feed livestock...
http://thegazette.com/2011/08/15/for-first-time-more-corn-to-be-used-for-ethanol-than-livestock/
OpEd:  "Why Cutting Corporate Taxes Is Good Policy"
http://www.torontosun.com/2011/08/15/why-cutting-corporate-taxes-is-good

Big Government, Socialism/Nazism/Progressivism/Communism/Globalism, Redistribution of Wealth, Economic/Environmental/Social Justice, Collective Salvation, Liberation Theology
Judge: White House visitor records subject to FOIA
http://www.politico.com/blogs/joshgerstein/0811/Judge_White_House_visitor_records_subject_to_FOIA.html
Anti-Obama anger explodes at Congressional Black Caucus town hall... (VIDEO)
http://www.breitbart.tv/anti-obama-anger-explodes-at-congressional-black-caucus/
--...top black Dem. Maxine Waters to Obama:  Let us know "it's alright and unleash us" (VIDEO)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/08/17/top_black_dem_to_obama_let_us_know_its_alright_and_unleash_us.html
George Stephanopoulos:  U.S. companies who relocate overseas due to high taxes are 'unpatriotic'...
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2011/08/17/george-stephanopoulos-scolds-companies-who-relocate-overseas-because
--...Buses used for President's 'Magical Misery Bus Tour' were made in Canada
http://www.wlsam.com//Article.asp?id=2263832
--...U.S. government invests $500MM in solar power projects - in India
http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-administration-investing-500m-sola
What ObamaCare/ObamneyCare/CommieCare will look like:
--Massachusetts:  Health coverage, rates rise (read: RomneyCare fails to bend cost curve)
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/aug/16/health-coverage-rates-rise-in-massachusetts/
--Texas:  Doctors in New York moving to due to tort reform
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/thanks_for_the_doctors_new_york_sC24DBxeqpvpApNcd0x5IP
OpEd:  "How Germany Is Using The Financial Crisis To Conquer Europe"
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2026840/European-debt-summit-Germany-using-financial-crisis-conquer-Europe.html

Illegal Aliens/Open Borders, National Security, Terrorism/"Man-Caused Disasters", Jihad/"Misunderstanders Of Islam", Caliphate/Khalifa/Shariah, Pro-Palestine/Anti-Israel
Texas:  Rancher fights back against illegal aliens (man takes on human smuggler "coyotes")
http://standwitharizona.com/blog/2011/08/17/texas-rancher-fights-back-against-illegal-aliens/
Chinese students flood U.S. grad schools
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904253204576510750588346330.html?mod=career_newsreel
New warning about Muslim Brotherhood's influence on White House from...liberal Marxist Muslim Tarek Fatah (VIDEOS)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/new-warning-about-muslim-brotherhoods-influence-on-white-house-from-liberal-marxist-muslim/
Louis Farrakhan broadcasts American soldiers are terrorists not Muslim Ft. Hood shooter Nidal Hassan
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/hate-preached-in-harlem-nation-of-islam-leader-farrakhan-says-fort-hood-shooter-is-not-a-terrorist-just-a-good-muslim-who-was-driven-crazy-by-the-terrorist-american-soldiers-who-rape-muslim-men-woma/
New York:  Islamist declares jihad against David Letterman, thinks he is Jewish
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/david-letterman-has-a-jihad-put-on-him-for-gloating-about-radical-islamists-death/

Civil/Racial Unrest
Delaware:  Food deliveryman beaten unconscious, robbed by thugs
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2011/08/17/food-deliveryman-robbed-beaten-unconscious-in-delaware/
New York:  Thugs beat, rob man of his Bible...
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/08/17/nypd-seeks-pack-of-thugs-who-beat-rob-fordham-heights-man-of-his-bible/
Maryland:  Cancer patient beaten, robbed of medication...
http://www.wric.com/story/15281345/fredericksburg-cancer-patient-beaten-robbed
U.K.:  London Police arrest over 3,000, 1,000 charged so far...
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_BRITAIN_RIOTS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-08-17-07-29-06
Sweden:  Police attacked by youths
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2011/08/17/world/europe/AP-EU-Sweden-Unrest.html?_r=2&hp
Germany:  Luxury cars burn in Berlin for second night in a row
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/attackers-target-luxury-cars-in-germany-is-unrest-spreading/
--HISTORY of the "Red Army Faction"
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,2763946,00.html
**OpEd:  "The Welfare State's Road to Riots"**
http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=13583

This Is What 'Democracy' Looks Like
Florida:  Chinese mother smuggled to America seeks asylum based on 'one-child' limit
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/08/16/2362277/chinese-mother-smuggled-to-south.html
Iraq:  Mullah declares "clitorectomies" an "Islamic obligation" (VIDEO)
http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2011/08/mullah-clitorectomies-are-an-islamic-obligation-.html
Afghanistan:  $360,000,000 of U.S. taxpayers' dough ends up in hands of Taliban
http://www.heraldextra.com/news/world/article_5e372f73-c80c-5d20-a0f4-f1c3d6410084.html
Saudi Arabia:  Nation moves to take down Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah...
http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/saudi-arabia-moves-take-down-syria-iran-hezbollah-5765
--U.N. withdraws non-essential staff from Syria
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4110169,00.html
Bahrain:  Shia majority continue battling their Sunni rulers (50 minute video--warning: graphic documentary)
http://pulsemedia.org/2011/08/14/bahrain-shouting-in-the-dark-2/
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"He who is permitted by law to have no property of his own, can with difficulty conceive that property is founded in anything but force." ~~ Thomas Jefferson, to Bancroft, 1788

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