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Friday, September 16, 2011

September 16

September 16

U.S. Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (observed today)
http://www.constitutionday.cc/
---Fascinating facts about the U.S. Constitution
http://www.constitutionfacts.com/index.cfm?section=constitution&page=fascinatingFacts.cfm
National POW/MIA Recognition Day (observed today)
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/pow_day/
---History of the POW/MIA Flag
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/pow_day/history/
Marine Dakota Meyer Receives Medal Of Honor For Saving 36 Lives In Afghanistan
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/09/15/memorials-set-as-ex-marine-gets-medal-honor/

The Fed, QE1/2/3, Debt Ceiling, Inflation
Eurozone CollapseWatch:
---WORLD CENTRAL BANKS ANNOUNCE BIG COORDINATED LIQUIDITY PUMPING (a.k.a global quantitative easing)
http://www.businessinsider.com/breaking-ecb-and-fed-announce-new-liquidity-measures-markets-surging-2011-9
---UNLIMITED U.S. DOLLAR LOANS TO STAVE OFF CRISIS...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/sep/15/world-banks-flood-markets-with-dollars
------IMF's Lagarde: "Real risk major economies will slip back", supports POTUS' latest job stimulus bill...
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Lagarde-urges-unified-action-apf-3478141842.html?x=0&.v=3
---China calls for major strategic concessions from Europe before agreeing to rescue the eurozone...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/china-business/8761805/China-states-price-for-Italian-rescue.html
------OpEd By George Soros:  "Does the euro have a future?" (Soros calls for a central 'European Treasury'...)
http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2011/09/15/does-the-euro-have-a-future/
More about POTUS' "Stimulus 2.0"
http://usdailyreview.com/stimulus-ii
---Paying for Obama's jobs bill (CHART)
http://usdailyreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/WSJ-jobs-bill.jpg
---"I'd like to work my way around Congress"
http://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/obama-id-work-my-way-around-congress
---RE-EDUCATION:  POTUS at college student rally: "If you love me, you've got to help me pass this bill!"
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/09/obama-in-n-c-if-you-love-me-youve-got-to-help-me-pass-this-bill/
---------Six speeches, seven days, & phrase "pass this bill" mentioned 100-plus times
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/09/obama-makes-plea-to-pass-this-bill-100-plus-times/
---"Five  Myths Behind Obama's Infrastructure Spending Push"
http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article.aspx?id=584886&p=1
**China to "liquidate" over $2.2 trillion in U.S. Treasuries***
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/ambroseevans-pritchard/100011987/china-to-liquidate-us-treasuries-not-dollars/
Consumers paid more for gas, food, rent last month, raising inflation pressures...
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Consumers-paid-more-on-wide-apf-87741826.html?x=0&.v=2
---"The $240-a-Year Bill You Don’t Know You’re Paying"
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2011/09/07/The-240-a-Year-Bill-You-Dont-Know-Youre-Paying.aspx?p=1
***Dem. Congressmen introduce legislation to abolish "dangerous" debt ceiling, call for UNLIMITED federal debt***
http://mrctv.org/blog/dem-congressmen-introduce-legislation-abolish-debt-limit-danger-country-call-unlimited-federal-debt
Philly Fed index negative for third time in four months
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/philly-fed-index-negative-for-third-time-in-four-2011-09-15
Herman Cain:  "My Plan to Revive Economic Growth"
http://secure.campaigner.com/Campaigner/Public/t.show?NRZ4--9mfx-eH60S0
---Herman Cain's "Vision For Economic Growth"
http://www.hermancain.com/images/economicgrowth.pdf

Stock/Business/Housing/Job Markets, Gold/Silver, Food Supply
Jobless claims rise, manufacturing gets weaker
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44532025
Mortgage rates drop to record lows
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/mortgage-rates-drop-to-record-lows-2011-09-15
---**This rule could really kill the housing market (rule to implement Dodd-Frank provision)**
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2011/09/15/This-Rule-Could-Kill-the-Housing-Market.aspx#page1
No recession [technically] but jobs flat, wages down
http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/584895/201109151426/Output-Up-But-Wages-Are-Falling-Jobs-Flat.htm
---"The Most Miserable Cities In America" (NOTE:  Orlando is #19 on the misery list)
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-most-miserable-cities-in-america-2011-9?op=1
Billions in unemployment benefits paid in error
http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2011/09/14/billions-in-unemployment-benefits-paid-in-error/tab/print/
---"Unemployment Insurance (UI) Improper Payments By State" (MAP)
http://www.dol.gov/dol/maps/map-ipia.htm
OpEd:  "The Case Against Buying Gold"
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jerrybowyer/2011/09/14/the-case-against-buying-gold/
OpEd from Thomas Sowell:  "You Can’t Tax the Rich - they’ll flee the country before you can."
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/277249/you-can-t-tax-rich-thomas-sowell

Big Gov't, Socialism/Nazism/Progressivism/Communism/Globalism, Wealth Redist.
***White House emails reveal major ObamaCare accounting fraud***
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2011/09/15/more_lies_wh_emails_reveal_major_obamacare_accounting_fraud
---Long-term care plan alarms ignored
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LONG_TERM_CARE_RISK?SITE=TXDAM&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Jim Cramer:  "What is POTUS' definition of capitalism?" (AUDIO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/obama-doesnt-understand-capitalism/
New Jersey:  MTV's "Jersey Shore" reality show costs taxpayers $420,000
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=8355127
U.K.:  Three-year-olds branded "racist", "homophobic", added to a government database...
http://www.infowars.com/3-year-olds-branded-racist-homophobic-put-in-government-database/
Darden Restaurants caves into FLOTUS demands: no more French fries for kids unless adult asks...
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MICHELLE_OBAMA_RESTAURANTS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-09-15-13-50-36

Ecological/Economic/Educational/Social Justice
SOLYNDRA -- IN THEIR OWN WORDS:
---Company's own 2009 press release:  "The leadership and actions of President Barack Obama, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and the U.S. Congress were instrumental in concluding this offer for a loan guarantee."
http://www.solyndra.com/2009/03/us-department/
---Solyndra's CEO in 2009: Obama "instrumental" in securing loan guarantee
http://www.punditpress.com/2011/09/solyndra-ceo-in-2009-obama-instimental.html
---Solyndra ex-employee: "Everyone knew the plant wouldn't work" (AUDIO)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/09/14/solyndra_employee_everyone_knew_the_plant_wouldnt_work.html
AMERICA'S NEXT "SOLYNDRAGATE"?
---Solyndra the "tip of the iceberg"?
http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Energy-Resources/2011/09/15/Solyndra-the-tip-of-the-iceberg/UPI-70081316092757/
---Solyndra NOT sole firm to hit rock bottom despite stimulus funding (others green bombs include Evergreen Solar, SpectraWatt, Mountain Plaza, Olsen's Mills)
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/15/despite-stimulus-funding-solyndra-and-4-other-companies-have-hit-rock-bottom/
---GOV’T AWARDS NEARLY $19 BILLION IN LOAN GUARANTEES…TO CREATE 3,545 GREEN JOBS (Cost per job = about $5 million)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/govt-awards-nearly-19-billion-in-loan-guarantees-to-create-3545-green-jobs/
---Federal "green energy" loan guarantees could go to 15 MORE COMPANIES
http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2011/09/federal_green_energy_loan_guar.html
----GM's Chevy Volt is automotive version of Solyndra...
http://nlpc.org/stories/2011/09/15/solyndra-scandal-should-get-eyes-turning-chevy-volt
-----Electric car company Tesla gets long-awaited government loan...
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/stories/2009/06/22/daily18.html?s=print
---***First Chinese cars for sale in U.S. to be more competitive thanks to federal "green" tax credits***
http://www.businessinsider.com/coda-first-chinese-car-in-us-federal-tax-credits-2011-9

Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security
TEXAS:  BORDER PATROL DISCOVERS GRENADE LAUNCHER, ROCKET LAUNCHER, C-4 ALONG RIO GRANDE
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/09/14/idINIndia-59348720110914
POTUS renews call for amnesty for illegal aliens
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-renews-call-amnesty-illegal-aliens
---Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL): "I want to thank" Obama for bypassing Congress to cancel deportation of illegals" (VIDEO)
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/gutierrez-i-want-thank-obama-bypassing-congress-cancel-deportation-illegals
------POLL:  59% say U.S. government encourages illegal immigration
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/59_say_u_s_government_encourages_illegal_immigration
Armed Services chairman: Obama is anti-military
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/sep/12/armed-services-buck-mckeon-criticizes-obama/?page=all#pagebreak
"The eastern Mediterranean Sea is starting to get crowded"...
http://www.informationdissemination.net/2011/09/eastern-mediterranean-sea-is-starting.html

Caliphate/Khalifa, Shariah, Jihad/Islamic Terrorism
CIA chief Gen. David Petraeus says AQAP "most dangerous regional node in the global jihad"
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-09/14/c_131136754.htm
U.S. Rep. Castor (D-FL) calls for investigation of 9/11 Sarasota connection; Sen. Graham (D-FL) prods White House
http://www.browardbulldog.org/2011/09/u-s-rep-castor-calls-for-investigation-of-sarasota-911-connection-graham-talks-to-white-house/
"Mohammed was a cult leader": FBI teaches agents that 'mainstream' Muslims are violent and radical
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2037608/Mohammed-cult-leader-FBI-teaches-agents-mainstream-Muslims-violent-radical.html
Ex-Muslim author: Koran demands 'jihad' & teaches believers to 'hate' Christians and Jews
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/ex-muslim-author-koran-demands-jihad-teaches-believers-to-hate-christians-and-jews/
U.S.:  DoD officials study cooperation among terrorist groups
http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=65335
U.K.:  Woman arrested over husband's suicide bombing
http://breakingnews.ie/world/woman-arrested-over-suicide-bombing-520568.html
OpEd:  "The European Caliphate - A refugee from the Muslim world sees it taking shape"
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/277266/european-caliphate-clifford-d-may

Civil/Racial Unrest
Rep. Waxman:  Jews voted for GOP because they "want to protect their wealth"
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/rep-waxman-jews-support-gop-because-they-want-to-protect-their-wealth/
Gerald Celente:  "Things are going to get much worse...society is breaking down" (VIDEO)
http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/gerald-celente-things-going-much-worse-society-breaking-131030651.html
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"Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing." ~~ Thomas Jefferson, letter to Martha Jefferson, 1787

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