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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

October 30 - November 01

October 30 - November 01

The Fed, QE1/2/3, Debt/Deficit, Debt Ceiling, Inflation
The debt fallout: How Social Security went ‘cash negative’ earlier than expected
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/the-debt-fallout-how-social-security-went-cash-negative-earlier-than-expected/2011/10/27/gIQACm1QTM_story.html
OpEd:  "A Flat Tax Would Be Fine, A Consumption Tax True Perfection"
http://www.forbes.com/sites/johntamny/2011/10/30/a-flat-tax-would-be-fine-a-consumption-tax-true-perfection/
OpEd:  "Slouching toward the 1930s"
http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/10/slouching_toward_the_1930s.html
EuroZone CollapseWatch:
---Why the latest eurozone bail-out is destined to fail within weeks (THANKS JOE!)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/liamhalligan/8857518/Why-the-latest-eurozone-bail-out-is-destined-to-fail-within-weeks.html
---EU debt woes to last 'two or three years'
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.d10e26881fedf6c3427afc06a3404e33.791&show_article=1
---European Bailout Fund Could ‘One Day’ Issue Bonds in Yuan, Regling Says
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-29/european-bailout-fund-could-one-day-issue-bonds-in-yuan-regling-says.html

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

ILO: World economy on verge of new jobs recession
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15519699
Smoking-gun document from 1994 ("Policy Statement on Discrimination in Lending") ties policy to housing crisis
http://news.investors.com/Article/589858/201110310805/Housing-Crisis-Obama-Clinton-Subprime.htm
---"Congress and Clinton Turbocharged Mortgage Meltdown"
http://www.bizpacreview.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=news.details&ArticleId=51497&returnTo=john-r-smith-1
---"How Freddie Mac Splashed Cash to Halt Regulation"
http://www.cnbc.com/id/28108013/How_Freddie_Mac_Splashed_Cash_to_Halt_Regulation
---"The Top 10 American Cities Sunk By Underwater Mortgages"  ("5. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida")
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/these-are-the-top-10-american-cities-sunk-by-underwater-mortgages/
USDA predicts surging food prices in coming year
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/usda-predicts-surging-food-prices-in-coming-year/
India firm launches gold, diamond 'cash machine'
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.ea940f8e387200a012e1d301fb11607e.91&show_article=1

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

Fast and Furious: 17 members of Congress now calling for DOJ's Eric Holder to resign...
http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=47228
POTUS to sign "Executive Order directing FDA to take action to reduce, prevent drug shortages, protect consumers, prevent price gouging"...
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/10/obama-to-sign-prescription-drug-executive-order/
FCC cracks down on religious broadcasters
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/67260.html
Montana:  U.S. Forest Service to mining company:  "Mules must be fed certified weed-free hay"...
http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/maritanoon/2011/10/31/obamaland_american_mules_must_eat_certified_weed-free_hay/page/full/
Car marker "Saab" escapes bankruptcy as Chinese firms take over
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jlqOWx2WrRcOPnZ733NalPQGQ7sw?docId=CNG.e6ee2abbf277f4249e6d667612b5cf57.aa1
What ObamaCare Looks Like:
---Firms to charge smokers, obese more for healthcare
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/30/us-penalties-idUSTRE79T2S220111030?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews&rpc=22&sp=true
---Rep.  Pelosi defends ObamaCare waivers to 1,800 firms: "They're small companies"
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/10/28/pelosi_defends_obamacare_waivers_to_1800_firms_theyre_small_companies.html
------Small corporations McDonalds, T.G.I. Fridays, Teamsters union, Universal Studios Orlando, entire states of both Nevada & Maine received waivers...
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/lots-of-unions-are-on-the-hidden-list-to-receive-obamacare-waivers/
---------FLASHBACK:  Rep. Pelosi's disctrict has received nearly TWENTY PERCENT (20%) OF ALL WAIVERS...
http://freedomeden.blogspot.com/2011/05/obamacare-waivers-list-2011.html
OpEd:  "On FOIA, Obama wants a license to lie"
http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/editorials/2011/10/foia-obama-wants-license-lie
OpEd:  "Obama: Campaigning Like It's 1936"
http://www.forbes.com/sites/merrillmatthews/2011/10/28/obama-campaigning-like-its-1936/
OpEd:  "The Myth of Fascism"
http://www.thenewamerican.com/opinion/selwyn-duke/9579-the-myth-of-fascism
OpEd:  "How Did Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged' Predict an America Spinning Out of Control?"
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/10/31/how-did-atlas-shrugged-and-ayn-rand-predict-america-spinning-out-control/

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

POTUS:  Wealth gap shows need for 'fairer' approach, "America is better off when everyone had the chance to get ahead -- not just those at the very top of the income scale"
http://www.wpix.com/news/politics/sns-rt-us-obama-incometre79s10f-20111029,0,129917.story
Second Energy Department-backed company 'Beacon Power Corp.' goes bankrupt...
http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/190641-second-energy-dept-backed-company-goes-bankrupt
---"Obama Miracle is White House Free of Scandal"
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-27/obama-miracle-is-white-house-free-of-scandal-commentary-by-jonathan-alter.html
Concerns Are Raised About Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/31/science/concerns-raised-about-genetically-engineered-mosquitoes.html?_r=1&ref=business
OpEd:  "7 billion and counting: Should the world adopt a 'one-child' policy?" ("forced abortion and sterilization")
http://news.yahoo.com/countdown-7-billion-world-adopt-one-child-policy-125405754.html

Illegal Aliens, Open Borders, National Security

FBI video, documents on Russian spy ring released (VIDEOS)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/checkpoint-washington/post/fbi-video-documents-on-russian-spy-ring-released/2011/10/31/gIQAWSWRZM_blog.html
U.S. planning troop buildup in Gulf after exit from Iraq
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/world/middleeast/united-states-plans-post-iraq-troop-increase-in-persian-gulf.html?_r=3
U.S. northern border patrol searches quietly scaled back....
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_BORDER_TRANSPORTATION_CHECKS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-29-00-32-58
---Texas:  Former Gulf Cartel leader arrested
http://www.valleycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=680845#.Tq72Oq5qDwQ
---Arizona:  70 members of 'billion-dollar' drug gang arrested, official says
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45100583/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/#.Tq6f3a79dOc
---New York:  Woman stabbed to death by illegal Honduran alien in parking lot
http://thedailynewsonline.com/news/article_237e6cb8-036c-11e1-8987-001cc4c002e0.html
------Honduras becomes Western Hemisphere cocaine hub
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/L/LT_HONDURAS_COCAINE_HUB?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-10-30-10-55-42
Foreign students say visa program abused
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/national-security/foreign-students-say-visa-program-abused/2011/10/26/gIQAbsUESM_story.html
Turkey to rewrite software source codes of 204 F-16 fighters
http://www.todayszaman.com/news-261418-turkey-to-rewrite-software-source-codes-of-204-f-16-fighters.html
Russia’s new AWACS plane enters service
http://en.rian.ru/mlitary_news/20111031/168297656.html

Civil/Racial Unrest
100+ Halloween revelers in costume brawl on Hollywood street...
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2011/10/30/hollywood-street-brawl-involving-100-people-in-costumes-leaves-1-man-critical/
Woman hit in head by shopping cart pushed from rooftop; two 12 year olds arrested...
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/10/31/woman-struck-by-falling-shopping-cart-in-harlem/

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

Flag of Al Qaeda flying proudly over the birthplace of Libya's revolution...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2055630/Flying-proudly-birthplace-Libyas-revolution-flag-Al-Qaeda.html
Chemical, nuclear weapons found in Libya
http://www.newkerala.com/news/2011/worldnews-97650.html

"This Is What Democracy Looks Like"
U.S. firm acknowledges Syria uses its gear to block Web...
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203687504577001911398596328.html#ixzz1cMaxxgBR
Egypt:  Military detains activist over clashes
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/activists-summoned-military-over-cairo-clashes-105009716.html
South Korea:  1 in 8 pro-North-Korea sites operated by elementary students
http://english.donga.com/srv/service.php3?biid=2011103142148
--
"[T]he flames kindled on the 4 of July 1776, have spread over too much of the globe to be extinguished by the feeble engines of despotism; on the contrary, they will consume these engines and all who work them." ~~ Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Adams, 1821

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