With Gold in Troubled Times Gold is the ultimate hedge against market uncertainty
and inflation and the precious metal should continue to do well next
year, Anne Gudefin, executive vice president and equity portfolio manager
at Pimco, told CNBC Monday.
Admits Lying About Naked Boy Controversy The TSA has been caught in yet another act of
public deception after the agency was forced to admit that it lied when
it initially claimed a 5-year-old boy was strip-searched at Salt Lake
City International Airport last month because he had set off a metal
Play ball, not man – and check who’s kicking it Assange has gone further than providing the story –or
selected excerpts at least – he has also created the market, through
deals with major media players and hidden financial backers, and intends
it to be played out for some time through protracted releases.
Police Gun Down Innocent Man A King County judge on Thursday ordered the
release of a dashboard-camera video from the patrol car of Seattle police
Officer Ian Birk, recorded at the time he fatally shot woodcarver John
considers establishing global internet police force to regulate the
The internet truly is the last bastion of free speech that has yet to
be taken over by corporate or political forces and censored, at least
in the U.S. But the United Nations (UN) is now considering working towards
establishing an international governing body to regulate internet content,
which would eventually eliminate online freedom of speech.
the Tax Policy Debate George Orwell warned us about the use of
“meaningless words” in politics, words that are endlessly
repeated by sloganeering politicians until they have no meaning
at all. Meaningless words certainly were on display during last
week’s congressional debate over the latest tax bill.
Korea says won’t react to South drill
North Korea said it would not react to military drills staged by
the South near their disputed border on Monday and, easing tension
further, CNN reported that Pyongyang had agreed to the return of
Erupt In Bangladesh After Stock Market Plunges 6.7%
For what may be the best look at the future of the world’s
most recent Banana republic entrant (the U.S.S. of A. for the confused)
has to look forward to, we need to merely shift our attention at
another one, which has had the privilege of experimenting with its
Banana status for far longer: Bangladesh.
FCC’s Threat to Internet Freedom
Tomorrow morning the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will
mark the winter solstice by taking an unprecedented step to expand
government’s reach into the Internet by attempting to regulate
its inner workings. In doing so, the agency will circumvent Congress
and disregard a recent court ruling.
Reasons Why The START Treaty Must Be Stopped
As the U.S. military continues to waste an enormous amount of energy
and resources patrolling the streets of Iraqi cities and digging
goat herders out of the caves of Afghanistan, a very real threat
to the national security of the United States is developing and
very few people even seem concerned about it.