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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

October 26

October 26

The Fed, QE1/2/3, Debt/Deficit, Debt Ceiling, Inflation
U.S. states face total debt of over $4 trillion...
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45019599
$600 trillion in derivative positions on a global economy of $60 trillion...
http://investmentwatchblog.com/frank-partnoy-there-is-currently-600-trillion-in-derivative-positions-on-a-global-economy-of-60-trillion/
OpEd:  "Abolish central banks -- Monopoly on money means a never-ending cycle of boom and bust"
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/oct/24/abolish-central-banks/
OpEd:  "Supercommittee Should Not Hike Capital Gains Rate"
http://www.atr.org/supercommittee-hike-capital-gains-rate-a6552
EuroZone CollapseWatch
---Europe: Grimmer by the minute
http://money.cnn.com/2011/10/25/news/international/europe_crisis_talks/index.htm?section=money_markets
---Largest ever EU rebellion rocks British PM
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.a78af65cc128f522f558eaa64f38258c.461&show_article=1
---Italian government on brink of collapse
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/21d5c8be-feeb-11e0-9b2f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1bnph5Gb7

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

Home prices fall more than forecast in August
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Home-Prices-Fall-More-Than-bloomberg-1795068324.html
---POTUS' refinancing plan won't help housing market
http://money.cnn.com/2011/10/24/news/economy/refinancing_housing/index.htm?hpt=hp_c1
China faces tight power supply as rising coal prices will further increase supply pressures
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/bizchina/2011-10/21/content_13948463.htm
"The Prepper Movement: Why Are Millions Of Preppers Feverishly Preparing...?"
http://www.theaveragejoenewsblogg.com/2011/10/25/the-prepper-movement-why-are-millions-of-preppers-feverishly-preparing-for-the-end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it/
---"My shtf expirience-wartime"
http://www.survivalistboards.com/showthread.php?t=189395

Big Gov't, Socialism/Nazism/Progressivism/Marxism/Communism/Globalism
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) amendment to end 'Fast And Furious' passes with unanimous bipartisan support
http://www.thestatecolumn.com/texas/cornyn-amendment-to-end-
‘fast-and-furious’-passes-with-unanimous-bipartisan-support/
VP Biden issues official complaint over conservative reporter’s questions
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/biden-issues-official-complaint-over-conservative-reporters-questions/
DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz labels elementary students 'little Democrats'...
http://www.heraldonline.com/2011/10/24/3466919/democrats-face-tough-election.html
Boston:  City Council holds KNIFE control hearing
http://goal.org/newspages/knife_hearing.html
Ohio:  Booted Dem. politician sues opponents for 'loss of livelihood'...
http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/peter-roff/2011/10/24/failed-democrat-pol-sues-critics-over-election-loss

Rick Perry proposes 20 percent flat tax...
http://nationaljournal.com/2012-presidential-campaign/texas-governor-argues-for-replacing-current-tax-code-with-flat-20-percent-rate-20111024
Possible study of anthrax vaccine's effectiveness in children stirs debate
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/possible-study-of-anthrax-vaccines-effectiveness-in-children-stirs-debate/2011/10/13/gIQAFWLdDM_print.html
CDC:  Boys should get HPV vaccine
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MED_HPV_VACCINE_BOYS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-25-14-16-44
Swiss banks may pay billions, disclose names of U.S. account holders to settle U.S. probe of offshore tax evasion
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-24/swiss-banks-said-ready-to-pay-billions-disclose-customer-names.html
FLOTUS' new book 'American Grown' will explore how "improving access to healthy, affordable food can influence eating habits for the better and improve public health"...
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/american-grown-title-michelle-obamas-book-14804242

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

North Dakota:  Oil company agrees to plead guilty in deaths of 12 migratory birds, to pay $12,000 in federal fines
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/oil-company-agrees-to-plead-guilty-in-north-dakota-bird-deaths-play-12000/2011/10/24/gIQA1CESDM_story.html
Obama mingles with Hollywood stars & millionaires as he raises cash...
http://news.yahoo.com/obama-mingles-stars-raises-cash-031648460.html
Michigan:  State cracking down on food stamp abuse
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/michigan-cracking-down-on-food-stamp-abuse/
U.S. House votes to reject EU emissions control plan
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CONGRESS_AIRLINE_EMISSIONS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-24-18-02-37
Tennessee:  Electrified truck terminal files bankruptcy after $424,000 stimulus
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/10/19/tennessee-electrified-truck-terminal-files-for-bankruptcy-despite-400000-in/
---OpEd:  "How To Make Money Off Of Global Warming Fears"
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamestaylor/2011/10/19/how-to-make-money-off-of-global-warming-fears/
OpEd:  "Did U.N. remarks reveal Obama global gun control strategy?"
http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/did-u-n-remarks-reveal-obama-global-gun-control-strategy

Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security

COLD WAR LEGACY:  U.S.' most powerful nuclear bomb being dismantled
http://news.yahoo.com/uss-most-powerful-nuclear-bomb-being-dismantled-071325260.html
Ohio:  Dayton welcomes immigrants as policy point
http://news.yahoo.com/dayton-ohio-welcomes-immigrants-policy-point-171159671.html
Report: India to buy attack helicopters from Boeing, not Russia
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/europe/news/article_1671055.php/Report-India-to-buy-attack-helicopters-from-Boeing-not-Russia

Civil/Racial Unrest

Illinois:  Teen mobs run wild (attempted rape, "race-related remarks"...)
http://www.pjstar.com/news/x804700618/Teen-mobs-harass-motorists

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

Florida:  Appeals court won't stop Hillsborough judge from considering Islamic law
http://www.tampabay.com/news/courts/civil/appeals-court-wont-stop-hillsborough-judge-from-considering-islamic-law/1198321
UPDATE:  Hertz fires 25 Muslim drivers who refuse to clock out
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2016565297_hertz21m.html
UPDATE:  New Libyan government tries to calm sharia fears, tells world we "are moderate Muslims"...
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/new-libyan-government-to-impose-sharia-law-tells-world-we-are-moderate/
---PARTIAL RESULTS:  Once-banned Tunisian Islamist party "Ennahda" in the lead...
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_TUNISIA_ELECTIONS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-25-13-02-05
------HISTORY:  "Hizb Ennahda" a.k.a. "Movement of the Islamic Tendency" ("group supported the 1979 takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran", "party currently rejects radical Islamism as a form of governance appropriate for Tunisia", "Sharia law has 'no place in Tunisia'", "some of them are calling for jihad")
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance_Party


"This Is What Democracy Looks Like"
Turkish tanks enter northern Iraq
http://www.military.com/news/article/turkish-tanks-enter-northern-iraq.html?ESRC=eb.nl
---Turkey requests aid from Israel for first time since struck by devastating earthquake
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/turkey-requests-aid-from-israel-for-first-time-since-struck-by-devastating-earthquake-1.391963
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"Knowledge is, in every country, the surest basis of public happiness." ~~ George Washington, First Annual Message, 1790

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