Thursday, December 11, 2008 21:02
Rachman Aghast At Reaction To “Global Government” Editorial
Financial Times columnist Gideon Rachman complains that he has been
“covered in internet slime” after receiving hundreds of
hostile e-mails in response to his article in which he all but called
for a dictatorial global government to be installed to fight terrorism,
climate change and solve the financial crisis.
Paul: Printing Money Only Prolongs The Pain
Amidst the hand-wringing of the automaker bailout debate, Ron Paul took
the opportunity on the House floor yesterday to remind Congress that
the real culprit behind the financial crisis is the Federal Reserve,
and that allowing the Fed to continue to print money without audit will
only prolong the pain.
dying ‘glorified’ by show A television programme which shows a
man ending his life in an assisted suicide has been accused of being
the latest “reality TV” stunt.
Reyes: Obama Should Keep Torture Apologists Hayden, McConnell Rep. Silvestre Reyes (D-TX), chairman of the House Intelligence
Committee, told Congress Daily that President-elect Obama should keep
Mike McConnell on as Director of National Intelligence and Michael Hayden
as head of the CIA. He said Obama should keep “continuity”
in the intelligence sector because we live in “a world that is
Senator Warns of ‘Riots’ if Automakers Are Bailed Out
Time and again we’ve heard about the lost jobs and economic
impact of failing to bail out the beleaguered American auto manufacturers.
But little mention has been made of the consequences of going through
with the bailout, and how such an action would be viewed by other
will nuke Iran if Israel nuked, official says
President-elect Barack Obama intends to offer Israel a “nuclear
umbrella” in the event of a nuclear strike by Iran, according
to a defense source close to the administration quoted by an Israeli
Obama Buy Torture-Lite?
You’ve got to hand it to them. Torture aficionados at the
White House and CIA have conned key congressional leaders into insisting
not only that torture-lite would be a swell idea, but advocating
also that the overseers of torture be kept on.
Bank Secrecy in Toughest Test Since Nazi Gold More than a decade after holocaust
survivors won compensation from Swiss banks for emptying Jewish
accounts that had lain dormant since the war, the pressure is on
again to dismantle Swiss banking secrecy.
questions censored on Transition site President-elect Barack Obama’s
Transition today launched “Open for Questions,” a Digg-style
feature allowing citizens to submit questions, and to vote on one
another’s questions, bringing favored inquiries to the top
of the list.
Trading is a Scam A big red flag is that our bailout
buddies over at Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup
and the other Wall Street pirates are buying heavily into carbon