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Friday, October 21, 2011

October 21

October 21

Is the U.S. Declaration of Independence illegal? (no joke -- this is actually being debated)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15345511

The Fed, QE1/2/3, Debt/Deficit, Debt Ceiling, Inflation

Ben Bernanke to Senate Democrats: Don’t expect more stimulus
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/188901-bernanke-to-dems-dont-expect-more-stimulus
U.S. municipal bailouts:
---Pennsylvania governor takes over bankrupt capital city, paves way for declaring a state of fiscal emergency
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/20/us-harrisburg-takeover-idUSTRE79J3D420111020
---New York City:  Bronx bid for a bad bond bailout
http://www.nypost.com/f/print/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/bronx_bid_for_bad_bond_bailout_obQoK66sFDMjKInsFtRlcL
IRS boosts maximum 401(k) contribution to $17,000...
http://news.yahoo.com/irs-boosts-maximum-401-k-contribution-17-000-140844326.html
EuroZone CollapseWatch:
---S&P sees downgrade blitz in EMU recession, threatening crisis strategy
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/8839972/SandP-sees-downgrade-blitz-in-EMU-recession-threatening-crisis-strategy.html
---Italy:  Bond yields reach point of no return
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/jeremy-warner/8839450/Italian-bond-yields-reach-point-of-no-return.html
---Greece:  Protesters, socialists & anarchists put Athens alight...again (PICS)
http://blogs.reuters.com/fullfocus/2011/10/20/editors-choice/#a=1

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

U.S. "misery index" rises to highest since 1983
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/19/us-usa-economy-misery-idUSTRE79I7IY20111019
L.A.:  1,200 line up for free dental care
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_FREE_HEALTH_CLINIC?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-20-15-08-31
Florida:  "What can the U.S. do about Cuban oil drilling?" (50 miles from the Florida Keys,  Chinese-built rig...)
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/opinion/todaysbuzz/thursday/sfl-what-can-the-us-do-about-cuban-oil-drilling-20111019,0,633950,print.story
REMINDER:  "Time To Stock Up: The Price Of Peanut Butter Is Set to Soar 40% In the Next Two Weeks"
http://www.shtfplan.com/emergency-preparedness/time-to-stock-up-the-price-of-peanut-butter-is-set-to-soar-40-in-the-next-two-weeks_10182011

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

VP Biden, reporter face off over crime statistics, "Let's get it straight, guy. Don't screw around with me. Let's get it straight."
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/19/biden-reporter-face-off-over-crime-statistics/
H.R. 2112:  "Another Bill, Another Buy American Mandate"
http://www.atr.org/another-bill-buy-american-mandate-a6540
Watchdog group Judicial Watch uncovers FDA Gardasil records detailing 26 new reported deaths
http://www.judicialwatch.org/news/2011/oct/judicial-watch-uncovers-fda-gardasil-records-detailing-26-new-reported-deaths
Report: Under Obamacare, less-skilled workers will be most likely to be priced out of jobs
http://hotair.com/archives/2011/10/19/report-under-obamacare-less-skilled-workers-will-be-most-likely-to-be-priced-out-of-jobs/
---Bush budget official explains how to repeal ObamaCare via reconciliation
http://www.forbes.com/sites/aroy/2011/10/19/bush-budget-official-explains-how-to-repeal-obamacare-via-reconciliation/
What ObamaCare will look like:
---Obama administration pushes forward on healthcare partnerships a.k.a. "Accountable Care Organizations"
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-healthcare-partnership-20111020,0,5122314.story
---Obama's science czar (and former Romney climate advisor) John Holdren suggested compulsory abortion, sterilization
http://washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/2009/07/obamas-science-czar-suggested-compulsory-abortion-sterilization
---"Maybe Sarah Palin was right about death panels"
http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2011/10/20/sarah-palin-death-panels/
Investigation: FAA romance led to $970 million contract award, 3,300-percent increase in air traffic control errors...
http://dailycaller.com/2011/10/20/investigation-faa-romance-led-to-970-million-contract-award-3300-percent-increase-in-air-traffic-control-errors/
$1.5 million to promote collective bargaining in Vietnam
http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2011/oct/1-5-mil-promote-collective-bargaining-vietnam

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

Energy Department altered loan-related releases, made changes to press releases posted on the Internet weeks and months ago...
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44963294
L.A.:  Feds order school dist. to close gap between minorities
http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2011/oct/feds-order-school-dist-close-gap-between-minorities
Washington:  Local ties to U.N.'s ICLEI (a.k.a. Agenda 21) fading
http://sequimgazette.com/news/article.exm/2011-10-19_local_ties_to_iclei_fading

Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security

Sens. Mike Lee and Chuck Schumer to introduce bill giving visas to foreign buyers of U.S. homes
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/10/20/senators-draft-bill-to-give-visas-to-foreigners-buying-pricey-homes/
Big Sis, DHS authorizing illegal aliens to work in U.S.
http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/napolitano-dhs-authorizing-illegal-aliens-work-us
Texas:  Massive 300-acre marijuana field may have cartel links...
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Marijuana-field-may-have-cartel-links-2226177.php
First Mexican truck to enter U.S. interior within days
http://news.yahoo.com/1st-mexican-truck-enter-us-interior-within-days-184747565.html
Tennessee:  State becomes first to fight terrorism statewide via VIPR (Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response)
http://www.newschannel5.com/story/15725035/officials-claim-tennessee-becomes-first-state-to-deploy-vipr-statewide
---DHS & TSA recruiting truckers to join "First Observer Highway Security Program" (VIDEO)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HybPv3wKSOE
------"'First Observer' operated under Cooperative Agreement with DHS Trucking Security Program (TSP)"...
http://www.firstobserver.com/aboutus.php

Civil/Racial Unrest
Charlotte:  Intensive riot training preps officers for Democrat National Convention...
http://www.wsoctv.com/news/29518486/detail.html
Philadelphia:  84-year-old white man attacked by four black teens, not ruled a "hate" crime...
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20111020__Geezer__won_t_let_thugs_ruin_his_walks.html
---OpEd:  "The Return of Race Riots to America"
http://www.amerika.org/books/white-girl-bleed-a-lot-the-return-of-race-riots-to-america-by-colin-flaherty/
---OpEd:  "Don't Know Much About History" (Republicans and Black Americans - a better story than you've heard)
http://spectator.org/archives/2011/10/20/dont-know-much-about-history
Miami:  Stolen copper wiring traded for crack cocaine...
http://www.local10.com/news/29538347/detail.html
Rap artist David Banner questions rappers’ motives during times of need
http://uptownmagazine.com/2011/10/david-banner-questions-rappers-motives-during-times-of-need/

Caliphate/Khilafah, Sharia'h, Jihad/Islamic Terrorism
Israel:  Freed Palestinian prisoner vows to 'sacrifice' her life
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/8836933/Gilad-Shalit-release-freed-Palestinian-prisoner-vows-to-sacrifice-her-life.html
U.S. military’s newest drone "Switchblade" serves as kamikaze UAV, fits in a backpack (VIDEO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/want-to-see-the-armys-new-mini-suicide-drone-in-action/

"This Is What Democracy Looks Like"

Muammar Qathafi is dead (GRAPHIC PICTURE)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2051361/Gaddafi-dead-Picture-Libya-dictator-captured-killed-Sirte.html
---...was captured alive, but murdered by participants of operation (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
http://www.businessinsider.com/qaddafi-still-alive-footage-2011-10
---RED CROSS: Mass graves still being found across Libya...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/20/us-libya-aid-idUSTRE79J55U20111020
---FLASHBACK TO 2008:  Gaddafi endorses then-candidate Obama (VIDEO)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7xjcuCuCtI
---"We are being subject to a massive media war over what is really going on in Libya"
http://investmentwatchblog.com/we-are-being-subject-to-a-massive-media-war-over-what-is-really-going-on-in-libya/
---OpEd:  "Moammar Gadhafi Is Dead. So, Now What?"
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterleeds/2011/10/20/moammar-gadhafi-is-dead-so-now-what/
("This all leads to the end result, which is very likely to be a fragmenting of Libya into several secular tribal regions.  And of course, there will still be no jobs, little food, and rising inflation.")
Deputy Speaker of Hamas Parliament: We will sweep the siblings of pigs and apes out of our land (VIDEO)
http://www.memritv.org/clip/en/3146.htm
Russia to train a thousand snipers...
http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-snipers-2011-10#ixzz1bLUeFzND
---THEORY:  "Sharpshooters could also be deployed in the event of mass demonstrations...riots, or an Arab Spring type uprising"
http://www.rferl.org/content/why_soes_the_russian_army_need_a_lot_more_snipers/24366025.html
--
"The construction applied...to those parts of the Constitution of the United States which delegate Congress a power...ought not to be construed as themselves to give unlimited powers, nor a part to be so taken as to destroy the whole residue of that instrument." ~~ Thomas Jefferson, Draft Kentucky Resolutions, 1798

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