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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

October 22-25

October 22-25

Herman Cain adds to "9-9-9" plan, angering unions
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/10/20/cain-adds-to-plan-angering-unions/?intcmp=trending
---"Agrees with getting D.C. to lead by example, having the President, Vice President, & Congress take substantial pay cuts" (AUDIO)
http://www.cyinterview.com/2011/10/historic-republican-presidential-hopeful-herman-cain-currently-leading-in-polls-speaks-with-chris-yandek-and-jay-bildstein-of-cyinterview-agrees-with-getting-washington-to-lead-by-example-hav/
Dr. Alveda King (niece of MLK, Jr.) tells voters to get on the 'Herman Cain Train'
http://www.christianpost.com/news/alveda-king-tells-voters-to-get-on-the-herman-cain-train-50775/
Thomas Sowell: Herman Cain more black than Barack Obama (VIDEO)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/10/20/thomas_sowell_herman_cain_more_black_than_barack_obama.html

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

POTUS TO SIDESTEP CONGRESS
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/24/us-obama-economy-idUSTRE79N0J920111024
---to announce major revamp of home lending program HARP
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/10/24/white-house-to-announce-major-home-lending-revamp/
---FLASHBACK:  "I'd like to work my way around Congress"
http://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/obama-id-work-my-way-around-congress
U.S. Treasury considers new debt security
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0cf3791e-fbfd-11e0-b1d8-00144feab49a.html#axzz1bhdldrHL
---Bank Of America dumps $75 trillion in derivatives on U.S. taxpayers WITH federal approval...
http://seekingalpha.com/article/301260-bank-of-america-dumps-75-trillion-in-derivatives-on-u-s-taxpayers-with-federal-approval
Mortgage insurer unit PMI Group taken over by federal regulators...
http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2011/10/24/mortgage-insurer-unit-taken-over-regulators
---"QE3" speech given by Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo (suggested QE3 in the form of mortgage purchases...)
http://www.businessinsider.com/fed-governor-speech-tarullo-mortgage-buying-2011-10#ixzz1bNfSvn00
Bank Of America:  Another U.S. debt downgrade coming in just a few weeks
http://www.businessinsider.com/huge-prediction-from-bofa-another-us-debt-downgrade-is-coming-in-just-a-few-weeks-2011-10
EuroZone CollapseWatch:
German officials: EU Bailout fund will top $1.4 trillion...
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501369_162-20124646.html
---Germany:  Angela Merkel seeks to save the European Union...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-24/euro-strategists-draw-line-in-sand-at-1-34-as-merkel-seeks-to-save-union.html
------OpEd:  "In Europe, new fears of German might"
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/in-europe-new-fears-of-german-might/2011/10/19/gIQA3baZ7L_print.html
---Greece:  Violent anti-austerity demonstrations lead to "a week in hell"
http://www.presseurop.eu/en/content/article/1078031-week-hell

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

Survey: Economists more bleak about U.S. economy
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2011/10/24/business/AP-US-NABE-Survey.html?_r=1
Lack of jobs leaves more suburban, middle class sliding into poverty
http://www.suntimes.com/8305452-417/more-suburban-middle-class-slide-into-poverty.html
Citi: "The Most Interesting Thing You May Not Know About the Housing Market"
http://www.businessinsider.com/citi-the-most-interesting-thing-you-may-not-know-about-the-housing-market-2011-10
Democrats block GOP jobs/stimulus bill over spending cuts
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h-3SgZSY6SsGbNZ7Oj7IR3pJ_RUw?docId=5b588119eba1474983ab0662fcb75bc4
U.S. House Committee advances national right-to-carry reciprocity act
http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/node/8028

Big Gov't, Socialism/Nazism/Progressivism/Marxism/Communism/Globalism
Judge blocks Florida's new welfare drug testing law
http://www.wlsam.com/Article.asp?id=2317978
Survey:  Most in U.S. would scrap Electoral College
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/10/24/Most-in-US-would-scrap-Electoral-College/UPI-26601319465996/?spt=hts&or=1
Energy Dept. gives half-billion-dollar loan to electric car company, company's production plant is -- in Finland (has ties to major POTUS bundlers & AlGore)
http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/car-company-us-loan-builds-cars-finland/story?id=14770875
Chicago:  Lobbyist works 1 day as teacher, qualifies for annual $108,000 pension...
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2011-10-22/news/ct-met-pensions-teacher-perk-20111023_1_state-teachers-pension-fund-teachers-union-public-pension
Canada:  "How are guns classified in Canada?"
http://www.canada.com/news/guns+classified+Canada/5594881/story.html
What ObamaCare Looks Like:
---U.S.:  States to sharply limit Medicaid hospital stays...
http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/story/2011-10-23/states-limit-medicaid-hospital-stays/50886398/1
---Michigan:  ObamaCare "mandate" could penalize 70,000 in Michigan alone...
http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/15913
---U.K.:  Obese children as young as 11 to get a gastric implant on the NHS
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2052581/Obese-children-young-11-gastric-implant-NHS.html
OpEd:  "World power swings back to America"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/8844646/World-power-swings-back-to-America.html

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

Former member of Congressional Black Caucus finally understands why we need voter ID laws
http://www.coachisright.com/former-member-of-congressional-black-caucus-finally-understands-why-we-need-voter-id-laws/
California adopts "cap-and-trade" plan to cut back on greenhouse gas emissions
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/10/20/california-adopts-cap-and-trade-plan-to-cut-back-on-greenhouse-gas-emissions/
---"When the nation is ready to address the growing danger of climate change,...California's climate program will serve as a model for a national program"
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/10/20/BA901LK83V.DTL#ixzz1bNovoCCa
High income workers' share of total wages grows
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/10/20/ap/business/main20123487.shtml
Endgame of multiculturalism looms: Hispanic reacquisition of the Southwest
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/oct/20/the-united-states-of-mexico/
NYC:  Sex ed curriculum includes porn, bestiality...
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/mandatory-sex-ed-curriculum-new-york-city-public-schools-132404248.html?dr
Talk of treaty ban on mercury concerns scientists
http://news.yahoo.com/talk-treaty-ban-mercury-concerns-scientists-092425207.html

Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security

California:  County now accepts Mexican ID's as valid...
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Sonoma-Sheriff-Santa-Rosa-Police-Recognize-Mexican-IDs-132465578.html
President Hamid Karzai to SoS Clinton: "If fighting starts between Pakistan and the U.S., we are beside Pakistan"
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/10/23/karzai-says-afghanistan-would-back-pakistan-if-us-attacks/
Arizona:  Federal judge dismisses Gov. Jan Brewer's lawsuit against Obama admin.
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/jan-brewers-immigration-lawsuit-against-obama-administration-thrown-out/
NYC:  Mosque developer Sharif El-Gamal can't take care of vermin-infested apartment building
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/ratty_bldg_gripe_RrGghVZH8JYex0SLcBkweK

Civil/Racial Unrest

Italy:  Thousands protest AGAINST high-speed train
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.7a1f679ced5b40465c22d8e765ab2046.81&show_article=1
U.K.:  1 in 7 jailed after summer of violence was a foreign national...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2052617/UK-rioters-came-44-countries-1-7-jailed-foreign-national.html

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

Libya:  Libyan Transitional Leader: Sharia'h will be "basic source" of all law
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/libyan-transitional-leader-shariah-will-be-basic-source-of-all-law/
---"What Next for Libya [oil]?"
http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/What-Next-for-Libya.html
Tunisia:  Islamist Party may gain power in the nation's first free elections...
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/tunias-islamist-party-may-gain-power-in-the-nations-first-free-elections/
Minnesota:  Two Muslim women found guilty of fundraising, recruiting for Somali terror group Al-Shabab
http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/132239033.html
Canada:  Brutal "honor killing" described in trial for Muslim father accused of murdering his three daughters & wife
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/brutal-honor-killing-described-in-canadian-trial-for-muslim-father-accused-of-murdering-three-daughters-wife/
"Dr. Zuhdi Jasser’s Counter-Jihad"
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/279276/zuhdi-jasser-s-counter-jihad-r-james-woolsey?page=1

"This Is What Democracy Looks Like"

Qathafi's death:
---POTUS hails his death, warns other Middle Eastern dictators they could be next (SPIKE THE FOOTBALL?...)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/20/obama-hails-death-gaddafi
------POTUS: The U.S. has "renewed American leadership in the world" (VIDEO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/obama-gadhafi-iraq-show-the-u-s-has-renewed-its-leadership-in-the-world/
---RINO John McCain:  U.S. must now deepen Libyan ties, "marks an end to the first phase of the Libyan revolution"
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-mccain-kadafi-20111020,0,5379739.story
---Donald Trump: "Big deal. What do we get out of it?" (VIDEO)
http://dailycaller.com/2011/10/20/trump-on-gadhafi-death-big-deal-what-do-we-get-out-of-it/
---Hugo Chavez calls his death an 'outrage', labels him a 'martyr'
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/hugo-chavez-calls-muammar-gaddafis-death-an-outrage/story-fn3dxity-1226172512656
---Fidel Castro calls NATO 'brutal', Gaddafi 'kidnapped, exhibited like trophy of war'...
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/fidel-castro-calls-nato-brutal-libya-role-115302269.html
--
"The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and ignorant believe to be liberty." ~~ Fisher Ames, speech in the Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 1788

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