Sunday, April 5, 2009 11:38
US collapse driven by ‘fraud,’ Geithner covering up bank
insolvency In an explosive interview on PBS’
Bill Moyers Journal, William K. Black, a professor of economics and
law with the University of Missouri, alleged that American banks and
credit agencies conspired to create a system in which so-called “liars
loans” could receive AAA ratings and zero oversight, amounting
to a massive “fraud” at the epicenter of US finance.
Korea rocket launch ‘provocative’: Obama US President Barack Obama said Sunday that North Korea’s
rocket launch was “provocative,” amounted to a test of the
long-range Taepodong-2 missile, and called for a UN Security Council
May Need Special ID to Buy Gas in 2010
In a move completely ignored by the corporate media, the state of Hawaii
has introduced resolutions in the Senate and House to initiate a study
by the Insurance Commissioner to determine how best to deny gasoline
purchases to uninsured motorists.
Twin Towers to Twin Camelots
The world falls in love with a charismatic young president, his stylish
wife, and their charming young children. In the campaign for the presidency
he has defeated his opponent in part by charging Republican failure
in the war against America’s enemies.
US strike kills 13 in Pakistan
A suspected US missile strike killed 13 people including alleged Al-Qaeda
militants in a Pakistan extremist stronghold on the Afghan border on
Saturday, security officials said.
protest in Rome over financial crisis
Several hundred thousand workers, pensioners, immigrants and students
filled a Rome park on Saturday in protest at the Italian government’s
handling of the financial crisis.
rules out Taliban claim on New York killings
The FBI on Saturday ruled out Pakistani Taliban militant leader
Baituallah Mehsud’s claim that he was responsible for an attack
on a U.S. immigration assistance center in New York state in which
14 people were killed.