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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

October 17 & 18

October 17 & 18

The Fed, QE1/2/3, Debt/Deficit, Debt Ceiling, Inflation
Federal spending UP 5% this year
http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/588254/201110170805/The-Austerity-Myth-Federal-Spending-Up-5-This-Year.htm
---Clapper: "Double-digit" cuts coming for intel budget
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/checkpoint-washington
---I.R.S. says budget cuts would hurt service, raise deficit
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_IRS_BUDGET_CUTS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-17-18-01-22
------Ron Paul proposes $1 trillion in specific budget cuts
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/66114.html
------...cuts 5 Cabinet agencies, cut taxes, cut President’s pay
http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2011/10/17/ron-pauls-economic-plan-cut-5-cabinet-agencies-cut-taxes-cut-presidents-pay/?mod=google_news_blog
---OpEd:  "America must manage its decline"
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0c73f10e-f8aa-11e0-ad8f-00144feab49a.html#axzz1b65kWwRz
Democrat billionaire voted for Obama but began seeing trouble as soon as the stimulus went into the pockets of municipal unions.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204002304576628673446417268.html
Oklahoma:  Capitol building crumbles with no repair money
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CRUMBLING_OKLAHOMA_CAPITOL?SITE=NCAGW&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-15-22-01-12
Detroit:  City struggles to keep lights on as copper thieves, aging equipment darken blocks in cash-starved city
http://detnews.com/article/20111017/METRO01/110170356/Detroit-struggles-to-keep-lights-on
G20 tells euro zone to fix debt crisis in eight days
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/15/us-g-idUSTRE79C74G20111015
---France to close Italian border during G20 due to concerns over public order
http://www.businessinsider.com/france-g20-border-italy-riots-2011-10

Stock/Business/Housing/Job Markets, Gold/Silver, Food Supply
Banks must use new servicing rules for Fannie loans by Jan. 1 or face fines
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/banks-face-deadline-on-tougher-mortgage-standards-2011-10-17
Gap clothing company to shutter a third of U.S. stores, expand globally
http://bottomline.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/10/13/8308229-gap-to-shutter-a-third-of-us-stores-expand-globally
Lowe's closes stores, lays off 1,950 workers
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/17/us-lowes-idUSTRE79G2J220111017
South Carolina:  Historic Haile Gold Mine sparks mini-gold rush
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/15/us-southcarolina-gold-idUSTRE79E1FU20111015
Hong Kong becomes first centre for gold trading in yuan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15330664
China corn purchase one of its largest ever...from America
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/china-corn-purchase-largest-14735037

Big Gov't, Socialism/Nazism/Progressivism/Marxism/Communism/Globalism

POTUS now opposes repealing healthcare program he suspended last week...
http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/health-reform-implementation/187949-white-house-opposes-formal-class-act-repeal
POTUS blames GOP for the death of his jobs/stimulus bill in the Democrat-controlled Senate...
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/187911-obama-blasts-mocks-senate-gop
Big media outlets ignore subpoena of entire top tier of Obama Administration
http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-national/top-media-outlets-ignore-subpoena-of-entire-top-tier-of-obama-administration
---Trying to COVER up, Obama TRIPPED up Attorney General Holder on Fast and Furious
http://www.coachisright.com/ooops-trying-to-cover-up-obama-tripped-up-attorney-general-holder-on-fast-and-furious/
---NRA's LaPierre: 'Fast and Furious' Was Plot Against Second Amendment
http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/LaPierre-NRA-gunrunning-fastandfurious/2011/10/14/id/414545
Airport-type security screening finds Statue of Liberty tourists well-armed
http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/10/17/2011-10-17_no_way_to_visit_lady_airporttype_screening_finds_liberty_tourists_armed_to_hilt.html
Elementary school bans 'junk food', requires parents to sign a health contract...
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/meet-the-elementary-school-that-banned-junk-food-requires-parents-to-sign-a-health-conract/
Pennsylvania:  Mikhail Gorbachev scheduled to speak before 3,600 at Lafayette College's Kirby Sports Center
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/easton/index.ssf/2011/10/mikhail_gorbachev_scheduled_to.html
---Massachusetts:  UMass students rally at student union as part of Occupy Wall Street movement; professors urge change to socialism
http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/10/umass_students_rallied_on_step.html#incart_mce
---Michigan:  College professor offers students extra credit for attending Occupy event
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/college-professor-offers-students-extra-credit-for-attending-occupy-protest/
U.S.S.R.:  President Dmitry Medvedev denies PM Vladimir Putin will return Russia to the past
http://news.yahoo.com/medvedev-denies-putin-oversee-return-past-000758033.html
---Russia publishes "Comandante Fidel" memoirs
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.cf08683a34b0eca027163725d7835c6a.201&show_article=1

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

Fmr. Nat'l Sec'y Adv. to Pres. Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski calls for list of the rich to pressure them to "give back"
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/msnbc-expert-wants-media-to-publish-list-of-rich-people-to-pressure-them-to-give-back/
A Warning from Starbucks:  World coffee supply could evaporate (global warming barf alert)
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/131921038.html
Active duty gays say coming out has been nonevent
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_GAYS_IN_MILITARY_CONVENTION?SITE=NCAGW&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-15-19-54-17
Urban Outfitters clothing company under fire for Navajo-inspired fashion line
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/demeaning-urban-outfitters-under-fire-for-navajo-inspired-fashion-line/

Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security

Facebook sued for violating privacy, U.S. wiretap laws
http://www.allfacebook.com/facebook-sued-wiretap-laws-2011-10
Sec'y of Science and Technology Policy John Holdren under fire for China talks
http://www.spacenews.com/policy/111014-holdren-under-fire-china-talks.html
Texas:  High school students made to recite MEXICAN national anthem, MEXICAN pledge of alligiance...
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/blaze-exclusive-tx-high-school-students-made-to-recite-mexican-national-anthem-pledge-of-allegiance/
"The Threat of Narcoterrorism: How the Strange New Iran Case Affects the Definition"
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2096950,00.html
---GOP presidential candidates, lawmakers address narco-terrorism
http://www.examiner.com/law-enforcement-in-national/election-2012-gop-presidential-candidates-lawmakers-address-narco-terrorism
Barney Frank:  Illegal aliens' fraud HELPS Social Security (VIDEO)
http://fleming-hayes.com/2011/10/shock-video-barney-frank-illegal-immigrants-fraud-helps-social-security/

Caliphate/Khilafah, Sharia'h, Jihad/Islamic Terrorism

New York:  Con Ed says it will EVICT Ground Zero Mosqueteer for non-payment of rent
http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2011/10/con-ed-says-it-will-evict-ground-zero-mosqueteer-for-non-payment-of-rent.html
Syrian forces fire at mourners, battle defectors
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/15/us-syria-idUSTRE79E2L620111015
Saudi Arabia warns it will not tolerate riots during hajj
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.b3c719706b66f81b6c630a0845ddd319.1b1&show_article=1
"Female Genital Mutilation, by the Numbers"
http://news.yahoo.com/female-genital-mutilation-numbers-194100497.html

Civil/Racial Unrest
Cornel West arrested at Supreme Court protest
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/cornel-west-arrested-at-supreme-court-protest/
OpEd:  "Racial Violence"
http://www.etbj.com/2011/10/12/racial-violence/

"This Is What Democracy Looks Like"

Syrian forces fire at mourners, battle defectors
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/15/us-syria-idUSTRE79E2L620111015
Libyan government steps up security after clashes in capital
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/15/us-libya-idUSL5E7KT4YC20111015
---Displaced black Libyans tell of beatings, expulsion at gunpoint
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/17/us-libya-displaced-idUSTRE79G2CY20111017
--
"The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is to discover the meaning of those who made it." ~~ James Wilson, Of the Study of Law in the United States, 1790

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