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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

October 10 & 11

October 10 & 11

The Fed, QE1/2/3, Debt/Deficit, Debt Ceiling, Inflation
Fannie and Freddie debt fuels anxiety
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1de57e0e-f22d-11e0-b439-00144feab49a.html#axzz1aOP3ozFM
China:  Beijing intervenes to help stabilize state banks
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/2caa65ec-f329-11e0-8383-00144feab49a.html#axzz1aOP3ozFM
U.K.'s Cameron:  "Time short" for eurozone

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/bd7d2ed0-f26e-11e0-824e-00144feab49a.html#axzz1aNafesms
U.K.'s Sir John Major: This is our chance to win back power from the EU

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2047052/John-Major-We-use-eurozone-debt-crisis-grab-powers-Brussels.html#ixzz1aOa6Wwj3
Nebraska:  Topeka to stop prosecuting domestic violence to save money

http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/weird/Cash-Strapped-Topeka-Stops-Prosecuting-Domestic-Violence-131468933.html
Georgia:  Inmates could staff fire stations to save money

http://www.firehouse.com/news/top-headlines/inmates-could-staff-fire-stations-ga-county

Stock/Business/Housing/Job Markets, Gold/Silver, Food Supply

Venture capital fund-raising drops to 8-year low
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/money_co/2011/10/venture-capital-fundraising-8-year-low.html
Major banks to strike a big, $20 billion foreclosure settlement

http://www.businessinsider.com/report-of-foreclosure-settlement-2011-10
---Florida:  Principal reduction plan for struggling homeowners could be part of settlement between lenders and states

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/money/foreclosures/principal-reduction-plan-for-struggling-homeowners-could-be-1895761.html
Peanut butter prices are rising by 24 to 40 percent

http://www.clevelandleader.com/node/17581
"Where Should You Store Your Gold?"
http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/chrispoindexter/2011/10/10/where_should_you_store_your_gold

The “Disaster Dozen” - Top Twelve Myths of Disaster Preparedness
http://www.allcheapinsurancequotes.com/the-disaster-dozen-top-twelve-myths-of-disaster-preparedness/

OpEd by President Bill Clinton:  "How to fix the economy"
http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2011/10/07/bill-clinton-economy-interview/?iid=SF_TS_Lead


Big Gov't, Socialism/Nazism/Progressivism/Marxism/Communism/Globalism
HOMELAND SECURITY TESTS PRE-CRIME "MINORITY REPORT" MONITORING SYSTEM

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/8818716/US-crime-predicting-technology-tests-draw-Minority-Report-comparisons.html
U.S. orders Google to turn over WikiLeaks info...

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/blogs/press-here/Government-Orders-Google-to-131459098.html
100+ "Fast and Furious" guns found in Mexico cartel home...

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-atf-guns-20111009,0,6431788.story?track=rss
Hundreds rally in support of Gibson Guitar, blast federal government for "abusing its power"

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/hundreds-rally-in-support-of-gibson-guitar-blast-federal-government-for-abusing-its-power/
Hilda Solis, Secretary of Unions - What's she have in common with Lenin?
http://www.thefreemanonline.org/headline/hilda-solis-secretary-of-unions/
Florida:  Tea party office has Tallahassee all atwitter
http://www.floridapoliticalpress.com/2011/10/08/tea-party-office-has-tallahassee-all-atwitter/
Texas:  Taxpayers spent $13 million on orthodontic transportation
http://www.wfaa.com/news/texas-news/Travelling-Money--131300569.html
“Smart meters” insidious government encroachment into daily lives
http://www.coachisright.com/
smart-meters”-insidious-government-encroachment-into-daily-lives/
California:  Oakland schools expanding free-meal programs
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/09/us/oakland-schools-expanding-free-meal-programs.html?_r=1

Europe:  Children banned from blowing up balloons under new "safety rules"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/eu/8816601/Children-to-be-banned-from-blowing-up-balloons-under-EU-safety-rules.html

What ObamaCare Looks Like:

---California:  State bans use of tanning beds by minors
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/09/us-california-tanning-idUSTRE7982DJ20111009
---FLASHBACK:  Herman Cain schools liberal on socialized medicine (VIDEO)
http://www.mrctv.org/videos/flashback-cain-schools-liberal-socialized-medicine

Ecological/Economic/Educational/Social "Justice", Redistribution Of Wealth

Al Sharpton debates whether Herman Cain is "authentically black" (AUDIO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/al-sharpton-debates-whether-herman-cain-is-authentically-black/

---Herman Cain:  "People sometimes hold themselves back because they want to use racism as an excuse for them not being able to achieve what they want to achieve."
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/09/cain-racism-not-holding-anyone-back/

---Herman Cain schools another white journalist trying to tell him what black people think (VIDEO)
http://bigjournalism.com/jpollak/2011/10/09/herman-cain-schools-yet-another-white-journalist-trying-to-tell-him-what-black-people-think/

"What Everyone Is Too Polite to Say About Steve Jobs"
http://gawker.com/5847344/what-everyone-is-too-polite-to-say-about-steve-jobs
("He has no public record of giving to charity over the years, despite the fact he became wealthy after Apple's 1980 IPO and had accumulated an estimated $7 billion net worth by the time of his death")


Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security

Iraq threatens to break military links with U.S.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a229ee38-f355-11e0-b11b-00144feab49a.html#axzz1aR4nF7Qt
Russian navy eyes dozen new stealth destroyers
Iran warns Turkey to distance itself from U.S.
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4132673,00.html
U.K.:  Row over photo in shopping centre (cites domestic terrorism)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-15236758

Caliphate/Khilafah, Sharia'h, Jihad/Islamic Terrorism
Al-Qaeda joins those questioning legality of U.S. killing of citizen Anwar al-Awlaki

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/checkpoint-washington/post/al-qaeda-joins-those-questioning-legality-of-awlaki-killing/2011/10/10/gIQAH7nZaL_blog.html
---Virginia:  Awlaki may be dead, but his radical American mosque "Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center" remains

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/jihad_va_2UmOJEP1NQHzF6g9OgWYfI
Libya:  Gaddafi's chemical weapons factory found
http://www.asharq-e.com/news.asp?section=3&id=26889
France:  "The Islamic Colonization of France"
http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2011/10/the-colonization-of-france.html


Civil/Racial Unrest
Chicago:  Thousands protest financial industry (inspired by OWS)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/11/us-wallstreet-protests-chicago-idUSTRE79946S20111011
Baltimore:  Dispute over man possible motive behind Wal-Mart bleach attack
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2011/10/10/dispute-over-man-possible-motive-behind-wal-mart-bleach-attack/

 "This Is What Democracy Looks Like"
Egypt Christians vent fury after clashes kill 25
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/10/us-egypt-copts-clashes-idUSTRE7981Q220111010
Egypt’s generals ban religious slogans in vote, Muslim Brotherhood mulls its motto

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/09/idUS214449556720111009
Syria warns against recognition of opposition council
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/09/us-syria-idUSL5E7L720620111009
Iran actress sentenced to one year in jail & 90 lashes: report
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.327f17c704be62bbbe8f51190948679a.871&show_article=1

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"[T]he present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banners, bona fide must we combat our political foes -- rejecting all changes but through the channel itself provides for amendments." ~~ Alexander Hamilton, letter to James Bayard, 1802


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