Keyword: globalists

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  • Vanity: Does anyone else beside me believe the left and the cultural "elite"..

    08/14/2010 12:38:05 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 24 replies · 1+ views
    JSDude1 | Aug 14, 2010 | J.S.
    Just a question: Does anyone beside me feel that the left (especially in today's environment), and also MOST associated with the "cultural elite" are really just whiny "children" and so should get out of the way so that Grown-ups (aka us responsible Americans), conservative can govern/lead in American culture?? Really they either need to do this, or grow up and have a real conversation with us where we can discuss how to get us out of this mess! So sick of their whining everytime you just want to voice an opinion contrary to their worldview, and/or take action that they...
  • Geithner Says U.S. Economy No Longer World Leader

    06/25/2010 4:58:35 PM PDT · by nysuperdoodle · 44 replies · 2+ views
    ECR ^ | 25 Jun 10 | EC
    I guess we really shouldn't be surprised. After all, this is what Obama and his team of globalists wanted, wasn't it? It's pretty much what he promised his hate-America base. If anyone was listening, they would have heard it. US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has told the BBC that the world "cannot depend as much on the US as it did in the past". He said that other major economies would have to grow more for the global economy to prosper. He also played down any differences in policy between the US and Europe regarding deficit reduction. Mr Geithner was...
  • Foxconn suicides: capitalism and Marxism treat people like animals(globalists & chicom)

    06/05/2010 7:43:38 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies · 470+ views
    Asia News ^ | 05/31/10 | Wei Jingsheng
    05/31/2010 13:07 CHINA Foxconn suicides: capitalism and Marxism treat people like animals by Wei Jingsheng The great dissident analyzes the series of suicides in the Guangdong factory and points the finger at the Chinese social system, which transforms businessmen (even Western) into devils without morals, cancels labour rights, morality and democracy in the name of profit. The collusion of business and media in the West. /snip The theory of Karl Marx was really not so good, as it brought a century disaster to the human race. Yet, to the least, Karl Marx was a person with some sympathy. Should he...
  • How many tax dollars have you paid towards Climate PR or research?

    03/06/2010 10:23:30 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 10 replies · 261+ views
    JoNova ^ | March 6th, 2010 | Joanne
    Richard North has picked up the ABC Drum article “The Money Trail” and wonders about the total value of financial contributions towards carbon related research or PR from the UK and EU. I’ve wondered the same thing. Indeed I tried to find answers for other nations and to add to the USA figures I put into Climate Money, but rapidly discovered, as he has, that it’s a hideously complex task. It’s a PhD size project, and there are no grants available to fund that kind of PhD. Five times the cost of the Manhattan Project Spending is hugely fragmented, between...
  • EU president commits to growth and environment

    12/13/2009 9:14:28 AM PST · by combat_boots · 7 replies · 405+ views
    Reuters UK ^ | December 10, 2009 | Sarah Marsh
    BONN, Germany (Reuters) - The European Union must boost economic growth and commit to fighting climate change to ensure the survival of its social model and of the planet, the new EU President Herman Van Rompuy said on Thursday.
  • Man-made Global Warming: The Fraud, the Lies and the Crime

    12/08/2009 6:28:41 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies · 929+ views
    Associated Content ^ | Luis R. Miranda | December 04, 2009
    How the Globalists, Scientists and the Media Were Caught Green-handed. If you heard about Climategate in the past two or three weeks, you are in luck. Climategate, which is in part named after Watergate...due to the level of fraud and lying is according to many scientists the biggest scandal that ever overshadowed the scientific community. It all starts with the leaked e-mails and documents -more than 60 MB- from the University of East Anglia´s Climate Research Unit. Why all the hype? Well, the documents revealed among other things that the programmers at the Unit were purposely manufacturing the data they...
  • Spencer on elitism in the IPCC climate machine

    11/23/2009 7:49:50 AM PST · by opentalk · 3 replies · 500+ views
    Watts Up With That? ^ | 11/21/09 | Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D.
    The hundreds of e-mails being made public after someone hacked into Phil Jones’ Climatic Research Unit (CRU) computer system offer a revealing peek inside the IPCC machine. It will take some time before we know whether any illegal activity has been uncovered (e.g. hiding or destruction of data to avoid Freedom of Information Act inquiries). Some commentators even think this is the beginning of the end for the IPCC. I doubt it. The scientists at the center of this row are defending themselves. Phil Jones has claimed that some of the more alarming statements in his e-mails have been taken...
  • Copenhagen will fail – and quite right too

    11/22/2009 5:43:05 PM PST · by opentalk · 11 replies · 625+ views
    timesonline ^ | November 23, 2009 | Nigel Lawson
    Exactly a fortnight from today, the United Nations climate change conference opens in Copenhagen. Its purpose is (or was) clear: to agree a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. Under Kyoto, all those developed nations that ratified the treaty (all, in practice, except the US) agreed to cut their carbon emissions to 5 per cent below 1990 levels by 2012. The successor treaty, to be agreed at Copenhagen, was intended to secure a cut in global emissions, from the developed and developing world alike (and China has now overtaken even the US), of 50 per cent below...
  • Goldman Sachs Says Sorry (for destroying Americans, economy)

    11/18/2009 5:39:04 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 25 replies · 1,371+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2009-11-18
    (snip) "We participated in things that were clearly wrong and have reason to regret," said Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein. "We apologize." Blankfein had told a British newspaper the other day that Goldman was doing “God’s work”. That caused a firestorm online. (snip)
  • Has Anyone Read the Copenhagen Agreement? U.N. plans for a new 'government' are scary.

    11/02/2009 9:05:20 AM PST · by opentalk · 19 replies · 1,098+ views
    wsj ^ | OCTOBER 28, 2009 | JANET ALBRECHTSEN
    We can only hope that world leaders will do nothing more than enjoy a pleasant bicycle ride around the charming streets of Copenhagen come December. For if they actually manage to wring out an agreement based on the current draft text of the Copenhagen climate-change treaty, the world is in for some nasty surprises. Draft text, you say? If you haven't heard about it, that's because none of our otherwise talkative political leaders have bothered to tell us what the drafters have already cobbled together for leaders to consider. And neither have the media. Enter Lord Christopher Monckton. The former...
  • Rohrabacher: Obama's Health Plan Rewards Illegals

    09/21/2009 8:53:04 PM PDT · by FromLori · 8 replies · 871+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 9/21/-0
    Rohrabacher said. “Part of the reason why a lot of Americans don’t have health insurance is because illegals have flooded into jobs and are willing to work for companies that pay more wages and offer no benefits.” “Without that [influx of illegals], companies would be asking for labor and be willing to offer them benefits like healthcare insurance,” he added. Rohrabacher had a bone to pick with elected officials, who seem to have lost sight of just who they represent. “We end up taking care of and being more concerned about people who have come here illegally from other countries...
  • WND being dissed on Republican web site over BC controversy

    09/06/2009 7:29:24 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 67 replies · 2,114+ views
    http://thenextright.com/ ^ | 9/06/09 | davidfarrar
    The Next Right likes to bill itself as a website where the new Republican ideology is being forged. It is largely made up of RINOs, corporatist and Independents, all masquerading as conservative Republicans. Since I have had a long experience with just how the corporatist have taken over the Republican Party, I naturally began to call them out on this point. I explained to the readers at The Next Right that the corporatist are, indeed, a very valuable asset of the Republican Party, but their political agenda, since it's really not interested in lowering taxes, lowering government spending, or even...
  • Walter Cronkite Promoted a World Government-1999 Speech

    07/17/2009 7:09:02 PM PDT · by rlmorel · 42 replies · 2,012+ views
    Speech on acceptance of the Norman Cousins Global Governance Award 1999 | October 19, 1999 | Walter Cronkite
    WALTER CRONKITE PROMOTES DEMOCRATIC FEDERAL WORLD GOVERNMENT (Received W.F.A.'s Norman Cousins Global Governance Award on 19 October 1999} I am greatly honored to receive this award for two reasons: first, I believe as Norman Cousins did that the first priority of humankind in this era is to establish an effective system of world law that will assure peace with justice among the peoples of the world; second, I feel sentimental about this award because half a century ago Norman offered me a job as spokesman and Washington lobbyist for the World Federalist organization, which was then in its infancy. I...
  • Gore: U.S. Climate Bill Will Help Bring About 'Global Governance'

    07/10/2009 2:27:32 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 99 replies · 5,129+ views
    Climate Depot ^ | Friday, July 10, 2009 | Marc Morano
    Former Vice President Al Gore declared that the Congressional climate bill will help bring about “global governance.”“I bring you good news from the U.S., “Gore said on July 7, 2009 in Oxford at the Smith School World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment, sponsored by UK Times.“Just two weeks ago, the House of Representatives passed the Waxman-Markey climate bill,” Gore said, noting it was “very much a step in the right direction.”Gore touted the climate bill, claiming it “will dramatically increase the prospects for success” in combating what he sees as the “crisis” of man-made global warming.“But it is the...
  • Jeb to push for immigration reform (Jeb Bush and the Council on Foreign Relations)

    07/07/2009 4:13:29 PM PDT · by GOPGuide · 76 replies · 2,409+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 07/07/09 | Miami Herald
    Jeb Bush will be back in DC this week to present a Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored report on immigration policy that calls for a path to legalization for illegal immigrants -- a position shared by his brother, former president George W. Bush. The task force -- co-chaired by Bush and Mack McLarty, former President Bill Clinton's chief of staff -- argues that "the failure to reform immigration laws and procedures threatens to harm America's economy, jeopardize its diplomacy, and weaken its national security." The report urges Congress and the Obama administration to undertake a new effort with three central components:...
  • Bush-Cheney 2012?

    05/19/2009 2:55:58 PM PDT · by Lou Budvis · 65 replies · 1,745+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 20, 2009 | Reihan Salam
    Over the weekend, President Obama named Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, a telegenic Republican moderate, as his pick for ambassador to China, removing one possible 2012 challenger from the fray. Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, a straight-shooting right-winger I find it impossible to dislike, is loved by conservative activists, but not always by his fellow South Carolinians. Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska has, for a variety of reasons, not all of them entirely fair, become a national punchline. My guess is that Republican primary voters won’t bite, just as Iowa Democrats turned against Howard Dean at the last possible moment....
  • Edible weeds

    02/14/2009 10:03:07 AM PST · by djf · 246 replies · 10,331+ views
    ongoing
    I have decided to start a thread focusing on edible weeds. Many of the common plants we see everyday are edible, and while most are not hugely palatable or nutritious, a few are truly very good. If you would like to post a recipe, please post recipes related to these plants only. As always, an extreme amount of caution is advised. It's probably true that 90 percent or so of plants are actually edible, there is a small percentage that if you eat them, you WON'T have to worry about eating again! Oleander comes to mind, it would take less...
  • Obama Administration Urged to 'Seize North American Opportunities' on Security and Competitiveness

    02/10/2009 4:56:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies · 846+ views
    PR Newswire ^ | February 10, 2009
    As President Obama prepares for his first foreign presidential trip to Canada on Feb. 19, leading experts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico are urging his administration to strengthen U.S. partnerships with its neighbors on challenges ranging from border security to global competitiveness and environmental protection. Their recommendations were released today in a report entitled "North America Next: Report to President Obama on Building Sustainable Security and Competitiveness". The report, prepared by the Arizona State University's North American Center for Transborder Studies (NACTS), represents more than a year of intensive consultations by its consortium of leading experts and universities in...
  • I would Like to Personally than G.W.Bush

    11/05/2008 6:02:10 AM PST · by FreeLuna · 67 replies · 2,623+ views
    me | Today | FreeLuna in Ohio
    Thank you Pres. Bush for being a wholly inarticulate educator of and a hypocritical example of conservatism. Thank you for creating more Rinos than the Serengeti plains. Thank you for the greatest increase in government spending since ever and thank you for ignoring the obvious lack of troops in Iraq for so long that America turned against a fully winnable and incredibly justified war. Thank you for Pres. Obama. really....thanks.
  • U.S. Accepts International Criminal Court

    04/30/2008 7:56:47 PM PDT · by Coleus · 68 replies · 94+ views
    wsj ^ | April 26, 2008; | JESS BRAVIN
    A senior Bush administration official said Friday that the U.S. now accepts the "reality" of the International Criminal Court, and that Washington would consider aiding the Hague tribunal in its investigation of atrocities in Sudan's Darfur region. "The U.S. must acknowledge that the ICC enjoys a large body of international support, and that many countries will look to the ICC as the preferred mechanism" for punishing war crimes that individual countries can't or won't address, John Bellinger, the State Department's chief lawyer, told a conference in Chicago marking t he 10th anniversary of the tribunal's founding treaty, the Rome Statute....
  • America's Fifth Column - Aiding and Abetting Our Enemies

    04/06/2008 7:15:44 AM PDT · by PlainOleAmerican · 57 replies · 124+ views
    Capitol Hill ^ | April 6, 2008 | JB Williams
    America has a growing enemy within. This enemy is referred to by experts as America’s Fifth Column. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, the term Fifth Column refers to “A clandestine group or faction of subversive agents who attempt to undermine a nation’s solidarity [unity] by any means at their disposal.” As Britannica notes, the term is credited to Emilio Mola Vidal, a Nationalist general during the Spanish Civil War (1936–39). As four of his army columns moved on Madrid, the general referred to his militant supporters within the capital as his “fifth column,” intent on undermining the loyalist government from within....
  • McCain proposes new global coalition (MORE REACHING ACROSS THE AISLE AND PANDERING TO GLOBALISTS)

    03/27/2008 8:46:40 AM PDT · by Conservative Vermont Vet · 51 replies · 745+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | March 27, 2008 | Foon Rhee
    John McCain called yesterday for a more cooperative foreign policy enshrined in a new League of Democracies and declared that the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay should be closed. McCain proposed a new organization, the League of Democracies, to "harness the vast influence of more than 100 democratic nations around the world to advance our values and defend our shared interests." In the speech, McCain agreed with many Democrats on the need to explicitly ban torture - an issue on which he has broken with the Bush administration - so America can be a "model citizen."
  • 'Houston, we have a problem': Strobe Talbott and George Soros are pleased with all the candidates

    03/13/2008 1:12:05 PM PDT · by pissant · 65 replies · 1,279+ views
    World Tribune/AIM ^ | 3/12/08 | Cliff Kincaid
    It’s not the kind of endorsement that a Republican presidential candidate should welcome. But former Clinton State Department official and alleged Russian dupe Strobe Talbott says that Senator John McCain and Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are all “moderate pragmatists” in foreign policy “with the demonstrated ability to reach across party lines.” This is “good news,” says Talbott, who is an advocate of world government. Can our media stop talking about race, sex and gender long enough to examine whether the American people will be given a choice or an echo on foreign policy issues this November?...
  • Senate to consider ratification of U.N. Law of the Sea Treaty

    09/27/2007 11:40:22 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies · 178+ views
    One News Now ^ | September 27, 2007 | Chad Groening
    A national defense analyst says it's absolutely crazy that Pentagon officials will push the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to recommend the quick ratification of the U.N. Law of the Sea Treaty. Cliff Kincaid, president of America's Survival, has already expressed his concerns that the Chinese have been using their huge trade advantage with the U.S. to build up their navy, while the U.S. Navy plans to further reduce the number of ships in its fleet. (See earlier article) But Kincaid says instead of changing course and rebuilding to counter the Chinese threat, top Naval officials, including Chief of Naval Operations...
  • So-called patent reform cheats U.S. inventors

    06/26/2007 4:40:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies · 850+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | June 26, 2007 | Phyllis Schlafly
    The globalists are making a new attempt to circumvent and weaken a right explicitly recognized in the U.S. Constitution: Americans' exclusive ownership of their own inventions. Fortunately, Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., and Sam Brownback, R-Kan., have exposed this mischief and called on Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., to slow down and discuss the proposed legislation before making costly mistakes. As we've learned with "Comprehensive Immigration Reform," we should all be on guard any time politicians patronize us with pompous talk about "reform." The so-called Patent...
  • PERRY OFF TO SECRET FORUM IN TURKEY

    06/05/2007 1:31:14 PM PDT · by greeneyes · 17 replies · 527+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 5/31/2007 | Christy Hoppe
    PERRY OFF TO SECRET FORUM IN TURKEY He'll speak about federalism at elite global conference.
  • Former US Policy Honchos Call For World Free Of Nuclear Arms

    01/04/2007 11:42:12 PM PST · by DTAD · 25 replies · 620+ views
    Washington (AFP): Four top former US foreign policy officials, including ex-secretaries of state Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, called for a world free of nuclear weapons in an opinion piece Thursday. The article, which appears in the Wall Street Journal, is also signed by former secretary of defense William Perry and Sam Nunn, a former chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
  • Laura Bush Aiding Clinton Conference

    09/14/2006 10:12:10 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies · 941+ views
    AP ^ | September 14, 2006 | JENNIFER LOVEN
    Another member of the Bush family is getting cozy with former President Clinton. First lady Laura Bush joins the former president as a keynote speaker opening his three-day Clinton Global Initiative in New York next week. Clinton has famously formed a close friendship with the current president's dad. Clinton has been a repeat guest at the Kennebunkport, Maine, home of George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara. Clinton also sparked curiosity when he was spotted at the White House last month. It turns out that he and the current president were having lunch, something White House aides said they do...
  • Southern border blurs for global trade

    06/01/2006 7:17:33 AM PDT · by hedgetrimmer · 83 replies · 1,225+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | June 1, 2006 | JEROME R. CORSI
    The Texas segment of the NAFTA Super Corridor is moving rapidly toward approval. When built, the Trans-Texas Corridor, or TTC, will be a major super-highway with six lanes moving in each direction, twelve lanes across in total, described in the 4,000 page draft environmental study as including separate lanes "for passenger vehicles and large trucks, freight railways, high-speed commuter railways, and a corridor for utilities including water lines, oil and natural gas pipelines, and transmission lines for electricity, broadband and other telecommunications services." The TTC is expected to follow the current lines of Interstate 35, stretching from Laredo, Texas, on...
  • The CFR and the Trilateral Commission - The two organizations that run the United States

    05/02/2006 11:55:13 AM PDT · by Marxbites · 206 replies · 2,166+ views
    unknown | Melvin Sickler
    The Council on Foreign Relations And the Trilateral Commission - The two organizations that run the United States There are two groups of elite men and women in particular that most American people do not know about, but which are a clear threat and danger to the freedom of the American people. These are the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Trilateral Commission. Right now the United States is completely under the control of those who run these two organizations (David Rockefeller in particular). It is therefore important to understand these organizations if we wish to understand what has...
  • United Arab Emirates eyes Knight-Ridder Newspapers

    03/22/2006 2:15:36 PM PST · by rface · 48 replies · 3,392+ views
    The Rock River Times - Rockford IL ^ | March 22-28, 2006, issue | Joe Baker, Senior Editor
    Now that the Dubai Ports deal is apparently down the drain because of irate protests from the public and Congress, the United Arab Emirates company is taking a new tack. The San Francisco Examiner recently carried a column by P.J. Corkery that told how the UAE ,through its government-controlled Dubai Investment Group, is trying to buy the Knight-Ridder newspaper chain after failing to acquire the Albertson’s grocery chain. Corkery outlined who is the front man in this deal, and who is doing the lobbying and buying for Dubai. This is what he wrote: “The Yank partner of the Dubai Investment...
  • Bush’s and Rice’s Alternative Reality Breaking Down

    02/25/2006 8:56:33 PM PST · by Calugareni · 39 replies · 1,231+ views
    View from the Right ^ | Feb. 25th, 2006 | Lawrence Auster
    BUSH'S AND RICE'S ALTERNATIVE REALITY BREAKING DOWN By Lawrence Auster I’ll start by quoting Barry Schweid’s article for the AP in which he summarizes Secretary Rice’s recent woes: WASHINGTON (AP)—It was probably Condoleezza Rice’s unhappiest week as secretary of state, one so disappointing that it raises questions about the Bush administration’s ability to shape Middle East events in the near term. During her three days in the region, Egyptian and Saudi Arabian leaders—with Rice standing awkwardly at their side before the news media—refused to support the U.S. financial boycott of the militant group Hamas as it takes control of the...
  • The new rules of the global game

    02/23/2006 10:09:13 PM PST · by Coleus · 77 replies · 1,201+ views
    BBC ^ | 02.19.06 | Jonathan Marcus
    "Globalisation" has become one of the great buzzwords of modern times. Microsoft's Bill Gates is amongst those who say the world is 'flatter' It came to the fore during the 1990s, and the impact of globalisation looks set to play a prominent part in shaping our world during the first decades of this new century.  To see the advocates of globalisation at work and play there is no better vantage point than the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  Its members have probably all read columnist Tom Friedman's best-seller, The World Is Flat: A Brief...
  • Great Article on UN Rogue's Gallery (including "The Nutty Professor")

    02/24/2006 2:33:38 PM PST · by shining_city · 383+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 23, 2006 | Judi McLeod
    Heads Up to John Bolton, U.S. Ambassador to the UN: You won’t be able to put it down. Author Joe Klein’s book, Global Deception that is. Klein’s new book has made it to Bolton’s reading list. So many in the latest round of book exposés on the United Nations promise titillating tidbits about Life with Kofi, but leave their readers down. In Global Deception, Joseph Klein, a savvy New York attorney by profession, exposés for once and for all the soft underbelly of the world’s largest bureaucracy...
  • Bush will veto any bill to stop port deal

    02/21/2006 12:32:20 PM PST · by Brian Mosely · 3,078 replies · 55,497+ views
    AP ALERT
    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — President Bush says the deal allowing an Arab company to take over six major U.S. seaports should go forward and he will veto any bill that would stop it.
  • The U.N.'s plans for global socialist rule

    02/04/2006 2:24:04 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 8 replies · 558+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Saturday, February 04, 2006 | Henry Lamb
    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, the United Nations Development Program promoted its plan to rule the world through a global socialist economic system. The plan is detailed in a book entitled "The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges", published by Oxford University Press. The U.N. plan identifies seven trillion dollars – that's $7,000,000,000,000 – to be taken from developed nations for use by the U.N. to solve all the world's problems. At the heart of the program is a global pollution-permit trading scheme that would produce $3.64 trillion, according to the U.N. This is...
  • Google Agrees to Censor Results in China

    01/25/2006 9:52:50 AM PST · by Sprite518 · 22 replies · 588+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 1/25/2006 | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
    Google Inc. launched a search engine in China on Wednesday that censors material about human rights, Tibet and other topics sensitive to Beijing _ defending the move as a trade-off granting Chinese greater access to other information.
  • North American Cooperative Security Act

    01/22/2006 12:16:42 PM PST · by savedbygrace · 177 replies · 2,714+ views
    North American Cooperative Security Act, H.R.2672 and S. 853, seems to be a grand move toward effectively removing our borders with Canada and Mexico. It also forms security teams containing officers from both U. S. and Mexico, together. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:s.00853: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:HR02672: Comments?
  • "Buy America" dropped from Air Force tanker program (Airbus to benefit, Bush approves)

    01/04/2006 12:32:10 PM PST · by Mark Felton · 90 replies · 1,355+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | 1/4/2005 | AP
    WASHINGTON — A defense bill approved by Congress would allow open competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to supply refueling tankers for the Air Force. President Bush is expected to sign the measure, squelching an earlier House-approved bill that would have helped Boeing by keeping the Pentagon from buying military equipment from the parent company of European jet maker Airbus.
  • Tracking the World's Black Market: 'Illicit' ("The Wars We Are Losing")

    11/11/2005 10:54:48 PM PST · by baseball_fan · 5 replies · 289+ views
    NPR ^ | 11/10/05 | Terry Gross interviews Moises Naim
    Fresh Air from WHYY, November 10, 2005 · Moises Naim, editor and publisher of Foreign Policy magazine. His new book is Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy. In it, Naim describes an international black market in which illegal arms, drugs and knockoff goods trade across the globe. Previously, Naim served as Venezuela's minister of trade and industry, where he helped institute reforms in the early 1990s. He also has worked with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the World Bank.
  • The Globalist Game

    11/06/2005 8:16:20 AM PST · by Yogi-Twoworlds · 19 replies · 569+ views
    http://logicmuse.com ^ | 11/06/05 | Yogi Twoworlds
    What is a Globalist you might ask? In short they are the people that run the conservatives you have been putting in office under the flag of independence. They are also the people that run the liberals you other guys have been voting in on the other side of the isle. Basically they are the people with the money they printed in hand deciding the big players whom will control those nasty corporations that everyone loves to hate. They are the Captains and Kings of power and illusion that captured the gold of America without firing a single shoot. They...
  • Texas: Keystone State of the FTAA

    11/02/2005 11:49:59 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 71 replies · 1,623+ views
    The New American ^ | November 14, 2005 | Robert L. Dacy
    Because of its location, Texas is integral to the creation of the FTAA and the eventual merger of North and South America under a single regional government like the EU. A little more than two years ago, political allies of Texas Governor Rick Perry quietly passed legislation creating the "Trans-Texas Corridor" (TTC). With the connivance of a largely silent press, the most expensive project in the state's history became law with scant public notice. It's bad enough that the TTC will cost at least $185 billion, much of it derived from new toll taxes imposed on existing free roads. It's...
  • Abolishing the USA

    09/28/2005 3:30:36 PM PDT · by Constitution Restoration Act · 49 replies · 2,764+ views
    The New American ^ | October 3, 2005 Issue | William F. Jasper
    For decades, federal officials have ignored the pleas of American citizens to secure our borders against an immense, ongoing migration invasion that includes not only millions of “common variety” illegal aliens, but also drug traffickers, terrorists, and other violent criminals. Now, under the pretense of providing security, the Bush administration is adopting an outrageous policy that, in effect, does away with our borders with Mexico and Canada altogether. Regular readers of THE NEW AMERICAN know that this magazine has been warning that this direct assault on our nationhood was coming, that it is part and parcel of the NAFTA-CAFTA-FTAA process....
  • GOLDWATER TELLS HANNITY NAPOLITANO IS ‘PRO-ILLEGAL ALIEN GOVERNOR

    08/17/2005 7:39:33 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 38 replies · 1,119+ views
    AZ Conservative ^ | AZ Conservative
    Arizona’s liberal governor, Janet Napolitano, declined an invitation for an interview on Sean Hannity’s radio program today. That led Hannity to remark that Napolitano “knows her days will be numbered if she doesn’t do something about the border invasion.” Later in today’s program, GOP governor candidate Don Goldwater did appear on the airwaves with Hannity. He said Napolitano obviously got the idea to declare four southern counties a disaster area from New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, who had just done the same thing next door. If Napolitano is wise, Goldwater said, she will “wake up from her wonderland” and protect...
  • Legendary Funds Manager Predicts Utter Global Collapse Stemming From Bursting of Property Bubble

    07/20/2005 12:54:47 PM PDT · by Heebert · 101 replies · 5,867+ views
    In a recent interview on CNBC with Ron Insana, one of the "old-timer" funds manager, Julian Robertson, predicted "utter global collapse" as a consequence of the bursting of the world-wide property bubble. Often called "Never Been Wrong Robertson", the former head of Tiger Management (once the largest hedge fund in the world), is extremely worried about the speculative bubble in real estate. Specifically, he is very worried about a world that is sustained by American consumer spending which is in turn 1/4 sustained by a property bubble. He predicts that 20 million people could lose their homes once the property...
  • Each Arrest on Mexican Border Now Costs Taxpayers $1700

    07/18/2005 12:03:45 PM PDT · by blueberry12 · 123 replies · 1,398+ views
    NewsMax ^ | July 18, 2005
    The cost to U.S. taxpayers of making a single arrest along the U.S.-Mexican border increased from $300 in 1992 to $1,700 in 2002 – an increase of 467 percent in just one decade. That's the shocking report from the Cato Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies, which takes a critical look at American efforts to stem the tide of illegal immigration from south of the border. The report, written by Princeton University Prof. Douglas S. Massey, says that those stepped-up efforts have in fact backfired and led to a drop in the apprehension of illegals entering the country – and...
  • CFR's Plan to Integrate the U.S., Mexico and Canada [Bye Bye USA]

    07/15/2005 8:24:24 PM PDT · by twas · 94 replies · 3,370+ views
    Eagle Forum ^ | July 13, 2005 | Phyllis Schlafly
    The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has just let the cat out of the bag about what's really behind our trade agreements and security partnerships with the other North American countries. A 59-page CFR document spells out a five-year plan for the "establishment by 2010 of a North American economic and security community" with a common "outer security perimeter." "Community" means integrating the United States with the corruption, socialism, poverty and population of Mexico and Canada. "Common perimeter" means wide-open U.S. borders between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. "Community" is sometimes called "space" but the CFR goal is clear: "a...
  • CAFTA Is the CHINESE Way

    07/15/2005 1:15:36 PM PDT · by Willie Green · 8 replies · 668+ views
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. The outsourcing-happy folks who run The Wall Street Journal opinion pages have forgotten one of the pillars of opinion-journalism ethics: truth in advertising. The article they ran July 14 by Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO Henry M. Paulson, Jr., titled "CAFTA is the American Way," was simply the usual pro-treaty drivel with one critical exception. Paulson never mentioned, and the Journal never disclosed, that the Goldman Sachs chief is a de facto paid agent of the Chinese government. After all, Goldman is advising the Chinese government-owned and controlled China National Offshore...
  • U.N. Officials Seek Guantanamo Bay Visit

    06/23/2005 2:00:45 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 30 replies · 573+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 06/23/05 | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER, Associated Press Writer
    GENEVA - U.N. human rights investigators, citing "persistent and credible" reports of torture at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, urged the United States on Thursday to allow them to check conditions there. The failure of the United States to respond to requests since early 2002 is leading the experts to conclude Washington has something to hide at the Cuban base, said Manfred Nowak, a specialist on torture and a professor of human rights law in Vienna, Austria. "At a certain point, you have to take well-founded allegations as proven in the absence of a clear explanation by the government,"...
  • The future of conservatism

    06/19/2005 9:27:36 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 50 replies · 1,003+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | Sunday, June 19, 2005 | Colin McNickle
    A brief and steamy walk on the streets of Pittsburgh with the chairman of the Republican National Committee succinctly affirmed what affliction has stricken many of today's conservatives: They don't know what conservatism is. It was on the evening of June 9 that a behind-schedule but very gracious Ken Mehlman and I took a brisk stroll from one political fundraiser to another. "What's the future of conservatism?" I asked.