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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

9/3-9/14

My apologies -- was sick all last week, family was sick all last week & the week before, and was away for the Labor Day weekend.
So here's everything I've been collecting since 9/3.
-EB

9/3-9/14

61-year-old Vietnam vet makes the cut as a small-college kicker
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/blog/dr_saturday/post/61-year-old-Vietnam-vet-makes-the-cut-as-a-small?urn=ncaaf-wp5703
Stunning video: Bystanders lift burning car off crashed motorcyclist
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/stunning-video-bystanders-lift-burning-car-off-crashed-motorcyclist/
Israeli Fogel family massacre update: Murderer gets 130-years behind bars
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/israeli-fogel-family-massacre-update-murderer-gets-130-year-sentence/
NJ man gets $15.4 million for uncovering largest Medicaid fraud in history
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/nj-man-gets-15-4-million-for-uncovering-largest-medicaid-fraud-in-history/

The Fed, QE1/2/3, Debt Ceiling, Inflation, Free-Market/Stocks/Business/Jobs, Gold/Silver, Food Supply

Federal deficit totaled $1.23T through August
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Federal-deficit-totaled-123T-apf-1934419160.html
--Fmr. Fed Chair Alan Greenspan offers support for Paul Ryan's deficit-cut plan, says "Controlling gov't debt will be painful"
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Greenspan-Controlling-gov-t-debt-will-be-painful-2168550.php
***Number of U.S. poor hit record 46,000,000 in 2010***
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/13/us-usa-economy-poverty-idUSTRE78C3YV20110913
--California incomes plummet, poverty rises
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/09/13/3906899/california-incomes-plummet-poverty.html
--Just a reminder of what poverty looks like in America according to "our federal family"
http://hotair.com/archives/2011/09/13/just-a-reminder-of-what-poverty-looks-like-in-america/
Employers stopped adding jobs in August (first time of net zero job growth since 1945)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/august-jobs-report-released-no-jobs-added/
--Birth/death adds 491K jobs in 2011 due to "statistics"
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/birth-death-adds-87k-todays-nfp-miss-491k-jobs-past-year-due-statistics
POTUS to introduce jobs plan that "doesn't need Congress"...
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/report-obama-introduces-jobs-plan-that-doesnt-need-congress/
--Jobs plan to push substantial tax relief-aide...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/02/usa-economy-sperling-idUSN1E7811GX20110902
--Rep. Maxine Waters calls for trillion-dollar jobs program (VIDEO)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/09/04/rep_maxine_waters_calls_for_a_trillion_dollar_jobs_program.html
----**FLASHBACK: Cost per jobs created with 2009 stimulus between $196,750 thru $562,000**
http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/jeffreeves/2011/09/02/cbo_cost_per_job_between_$196,750_and_$562,000
--"The Top 10 Recession-Proof Jobs"
http://www.businessinsider.com/top-10-recession-proof-jobs-2011-9-2011-9?op=1
U.S. Postal Service running out of cash; may default on pensions
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/national_world&id=8342285
--USPS may shut down entirely this winter..
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/05/business/in-internet-age-postal-service-struggles-to-stay-solvent-and-relevant.html?_r=1
U.S. to sue a dozen big banks over mortgages
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/02/business/us-is-set-to-sue-dozen-big-banks-over-mortgages.html?_r=2&partner=MYWAY&ei=5065
--Uncle Sam is a reluctant landlord of foreclosed homes
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44375023/ns/business-us_business/#.TmWeenO1ktM
--California:  Ballot proposal would BAN home foreclosures
http://businesslawdaily.net/2011/08/17/california-ballot-proposal-would-ban-home-foreclosures/
Europe's getting crushed amid tons of bad news...
http://www.businessinsider.com/europe-dives-on-bad-news-from-all-sides-2011-9
--Top German bank chief warns banking situation is "More Dramatic" than in 2008
http://www.businessinsider.com/kfw-bank-chief-situation-is-much-more-dramatic-than-in-2008-2011-9#ixzz1X6UPQ6GZ
--French banking federation admits dollar shortfall
http://www.thelocal.fr/national/20110905_1062.html
--UBS quantifies costs of Euro break up, warns of bank collapse & civil war
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/bring-out-your-dead-ubs-quantifies-costs-euro-break-warns-collapse-banking-system-and-civil-war
--20 Signs Of Imminent Financial Collapse In Europe
http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/20-signs-of-imminent-financial-collapse-in-europe
--REMINDER: "Here's Who Gets Crushed If Greece Goes Bust"
http://www.businessinsider.com/greece-default-contagion-2011-09?op=1
China woos Caribbean with offer of $1 billion in loans
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44494281
--OpEd:  "Warning For Americans: Be Safe and Stay Alert. It’s Coming"
http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/warning-for-americans-be-safe-and-stay-alert-its-coming_09132011
OpEd:  "Massive default is best way to fix the economy"
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/massive-default-is-best-way-to-fix-the-economy-2011-09-12?pagenumber=1

Big Gov't, Socialism/Nazism/Progressivism/Communism/Globalism, Wealth Redist.

Romney, Perry spar over Perry's assertion that Social Security is a 'Ponzi scheme'
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/romney-perry-spar-over-perrys-comment-that-social-security-is-a-ponzi-scheme/
--FLASHBACK TO 2007:  MSNBC'S Tim Russert and Chris Matthews agree Social Security is "a bad Ponzi scheme" (VIDEO)
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/09/13/flashback-2007-tim-russert-and-chris-matthews-agree-social-security-b
White House received emails about Fast and Furious gun-trafficking operation
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-atf-guns-20110902,0,7480365.story
Illinois:  Chicago union leader draws lucrative $108,000 pension for a $40,000 job...
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/watchdog/ct-met-pensions-villanova-20110902,0,1997273.story
FEC declares Rep. Gabe Giffords CAN use campaign funds for home security...
http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/campaign-law-watch/fec-giffords-can-use-campaign-funds-for-home-security-20110901
Five NASCAR drivers DECLINE White House invitation
http://www.sbnation.com/nascar/2011/9/1/2399376/nascar-drivers-decline-president-barack-obama-white-house-invitation-jimmie-johnson-2011
1 In 4 MBA admissions offices probe Facebook
http://www.allfacebook.com/alert-1-in-4-mba-admissions-offices-probe-facebook-2011-09
WHAT OBAMACARE LOOKS LIKE:
--1.5 million Americans lose health insurance from employers, 2 million added to gov't rolls, number of uninsured rises by nearly 1 million...
http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-politics/2011/sep/13/census-fewer-people-covered-work-health-insurance/
--U.K.:  NHS makes patients wait "to lower expectations"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8741066/NHS-makes-patients-wait-to-lower-expectations.html
--New Zealand:  "Warning to America on Socialized Health Care"
http://trevorloudon.com/2009/10/warning-to-america-on-socialized-health-care/
--Another federal judge rules against Obamacare...
http://delcotimes.com/articles/2011/09/13/news/doc4e6f9dc260e09380073532.txt

Economic/Ecological/Social JusticeHouse sub-committe to probe White House role in massive half-billion-dollar "green" energy loan to bankrupt Solyndra

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/solyndra-investigation-probe-white-house-role-massive-energy/story?id=14434588
--Questions raised after DOE hides costs of "green" energy projects (SunPower, First Solar, Solyndra...)
http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/stock-market-news-story.aspx?storyid=201109011733dowjonesdjonline000590&title=questions-raised-after-doe-hides-costs-of-energy-projects
----Other investors in Solyndra included Wal-Mart family, George Kaiser Family...
http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/article.aspx?subjectid=49&articleid=20110901_222_E1_CUTLIN589741
POTUS halts controversial & costly EPA smog regulation
http://news.yahoo.com/obama-halts-controversial-epa-regulation-143731156.html
Connecticut:  City considers buying homeowners plagued by flooding
http://www.wfsb.com/story/15452190/bristol-mayor-seeks-federal-help-for-flooded-neighborhood

Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security

U.S. authorities investigate border incursion by Mexican federal police
http://www.kvia.com/news/29053964/detail.html
Apparently not even the toughest of state laws could have stopped "Uncle Omar"...
http://www.numbersusa.com/content/nusablog/beckr/september-2-2011/mad-about-pres-obamas-illegal-alien-uncle-pass-lamar-smiths-e-verify
CIA shifts focus to killing targets
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/cia-shifts-focus-to-killing-targets/2011/08/30/gIQA7MZGvJ_story.html
Pentagon fears listening posts from China
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/sep/1/pentagon-fears-listening-posts-from-china/
**Illegal aliens got $4.2 billion in refundable tax credits last year**
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/post/undocumented-workers-got-billions-from-irs-in-tax-credits-audit-finds/2011/03/23/gIQAhtaKvJ_blog.html?hpid=z3

Caliphate/Khalifa, Shariah, Jihad

***Muslim group seeks to BAN Shari'a law in America***
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/muslim-group-seeks-to-ban-sharia-law-in-america/
("Many of us fled the Muslim world to escape Shariah law…We do not wish these laws to follow us here.")
Massachusetts:  Three Islamic charity leaders convicted again
http://news.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/201109013_boston_islamic_charity_leaders_convicted_again/srvc=home&position=recent
Minnesota:  School with global Muslim Brotherhood ties closes its doors
http://globalmbreport.org/?p=4974
Colorado:  Elementary school hangs Saudi flag HIGHER than American flag
http://www.greeleygazette.com/press/?p=10886
Belgium:  Radical Islamic group opens Shariah court
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/radical-islamic-group-opens-shariah-court-in-belgium/

Civil/Racial Unrest

"Culturomics" computer predicted the Arab revolutions - and now it predicts global unrest
http://www.businessinsider.com/culturomics-predict-revolution-2011-9
North Dakota:  Union strikers accused of racial taunts...
http://www.chron.com/news/article/Police-confirm-racial-incidents-at-sugar-plant-2167980.php
Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa threatens GOP:  "Let's take these son of a bitches out" (VIDEO)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/09/05/jimmy_hoffa_at_obama_event_on_gop_lets_take_these_son_of_bitches_out.html
New Black Panther Party member teaches "black survival" tactics with guns, machetes…to kids
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/shock-video-new-black-panther-party-member-teaches-black-survival-tactics-with-guns-and-machetes-to-kids/#respond
Arrests made from Longview, Wash., union protests
http://www.chron.com/news/article/Arrests-made-from-Longview-Wash-union-protests-2168664.php

This Is What 'Democracy' Looks Like

Fears rise as Egypt cracks down on press
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/06fa53cc-dd56-11e0-9dac-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1XrkEt7bw
Jihadists plot to take over Libya
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/sep/4/jihadists-plot-to-take-over-libya/
--Shari'a to become the "main source of law" in post-revolutionary Libya (VIDEO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/libyan-transitional-leader-sharia-should-be-the-main-source-of-law/
Israel:  Biggest rally in Israel's history presses PM
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/03/us-israel-economy-protests-idUSTRE7821OS20110903
--Bibi: U.N. statehood for Palestine is like declaring the world is flat
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/144606#.TmDoV679dOd
--U.K.:  Israel Philharmonic disrupted by pro-Palestinian activists
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/israel-philharmonic-orchestra-disrupted-by-pro-palestinian-activists/

Iran:  Government launching Spanish-language TV to target Latin America...
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/iran-government-launching-spanish-language-tv-target-latin-america
--
"[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt." ~~ Samuel Adams, essay in The Public Advertiser, 1749

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