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  • Cold snaps linger despite climate change

    04/15/2015 5:25:53 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Keep a winter coat and mittens handy. A new climate analysis from scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Reading (UK) found that under climate warming, cold air outbreaks, or CAOs, are projected to continue over North America but less frequently. In a geographic swath stretching from Alaska and southwestern Canada to the northwestern and mid-western United States, the top five coldest historical events may still happen. Indeed, as humans, ecosystems, and societal infrastructures adapt to an average warmer climate, these findings show continued future challenges in coping with extreme cold events. "Our research isolated the changes...
  • Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand Wednesday

    04/15/2015 4:59:07 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | April 15, 2015 | by CANDICE CHOI, AP FOOD INDUSTRY WRITER
    The fight to redefine a McJob is heating up. Protests for pay of $15 an hour and a union for fast-food and other low-wage workers are set to take place around the country Wednesday, marking the biggest effort yet in an ongoing campaign by labor organizers. The Fight for $15 campaign is being spearheaded by the Service Employees International Union and began in late 2012 with fast-food workers. Since then, organizers have used the spotlight to rally a variety of low-wage workers, including airport workers and home care workers. On Wednesday, adjunct professors will be the latest to join in...
  • Gibson Guitar CEO: We're Under Attack By Obama Administration

    08/28/2011 5:57:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 150 replies
    Human Events ^ | August 27, 2011 | Jim Hoft
    Henry Juszkiewicz, the CEO of Gibson Guitars, Inc. was on The Dana Loesch Show on Friday. Gibson is under attack by the the Obama Justice Department for accusations that the company broke American Indian laws. Juszkiewiz said the government suggested that the company's use of unfinished wood from India is illegal, not because of U.S. law, but because of the Justice Department's interpretation of a law in India. The Holder Justice Department raided at least two Gibson manufacturing plants this week forcing hundreds of workers off their jobs. Juszkiewiz says the company lost a million dollars this week. Finally, Henry...
  • US Waging a War on Capitalism?

    05/15/2009 9:22:05 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies · 339+ views
    CNBC ^ | 05/15/09
    Airtime: Fri. May 15 2009 | 오후 3 00 ET The US government is waging a war on Capitalism at the moment in the way that it is dealing with the financial crisis, Charles Ortel, MD of Newport Value Partners said. His examples of this include the pressuring of BofA CEO Lewis to lie ahead of the Merrill Lynch deal. Click the following link to see the vieo:
  • Obama denigrates America to gain favor

    04/04/2009 3:14:16 PM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 31 replies · 1,059+ views
    The Daily Change ^ | 04042009 | TDC
    Obama: In America there is a failure to appreciate Europes leading role in the world. Instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where America has shown arrogance and been dismissive, even derisive. Krauthammer: Its hard to appreciate an entitys leading role in the world when its been sucking on your tit for 60 years as Europe has. I think what he did, in order to gain the adoration of the crowds, he denigrated his country in a way that I think is disgraceful.
  • Soros Cashing In On Financial Meltdown

    04/01/2009 9:41:26 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 17 replies · 856+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 3/28/2009 | Bob Parks
    While the U.S. Congress (and American left in general) is demonizing anyone in the financial sector thats making any kind of money, heres one gentleman Barney Frank would never dream of grilling up on the Hill. And talk about the days of seat-squirming the left would be doing after such testimony George Soros, who predicted the global financial crisis twice before, was one of the few people to anticipate and prepare for the current economic collapse. Mr Soros said his prediction meant he was better able to brace his Quantum investment fund against the global storm. But other investors failed...
  • Obama: Buyers Remorse

    04/01/2009 6:45:20 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 10 replies · 1,170+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 3/31/2009 | Alan Caruba
    The Economist is a weekly magazine whose headquarters is London and which is widely respected for its global coverage of political, social and, of course, business news. It also has a relentlessly liberal outlook which is to be expected given Great Britains nanny state mentality. Former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, a conservative and a contemporary of Ronald Reagan, pointed out that the problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other peoples money. It took from January 17, 2009 to March 28, 2009 for The Economist to lose its virginity so far as Barack Obama was concerned. Like...
  • Who Is Harold Koh?

    04/01/2009 6:25:35 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 15 replies · 721+ views
    Law: President Obama's nominee for State Department legal adviser could be a future Supreme Court pick. He believes U.S. law should be based on foreign precedent, and even Shariah law could find a home here. We have commented many times on the opinion of a number of U.S. Supreme Court justices that American jurists should include foreign law and precedent in their decisions. In several prominent cases, this has already happened. In a speech in South Africa, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the March 2005 Roper v. Simmons decision, in which a 5-4 majority ruled against executing murderers who were...
  • The Secret Financial Network Behind "Wizard" George Soros

    03/29/2009 5:26:13 PM PDT · by jedi150 · 29 replies · 1,303+ views
    questionsquestions ^ | November 1, 1996 | engdahl
    EIR Investigation Executive Intelligence Review (EIR), November 1, 1996 The dossier that follows is based upon a report released on Oct. 1 by EIR's bureau in Wiesbaden, Germany, titled "A Profile of Mega-Speculator George Soros." Research was contributed by Mark Burdman, Elisabeth Hellenbroich, Paolo Raimondi, and Scott Thompson. ............................................................................ Time magazine has characterized financier George Soros as a "modern-day Robin Hood," who robs from the rich to give to the poor countries of eastern Europe and Russia. It claimed that Soros makes huge financial gains by speculating against western central banks, in order to use his profits to help the...
  • Record fine for Soros Fund over Hungarian transactions

    03/30/2009 8:34:51 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 18 replies · 967+ views
    Agence France-Presse ^ | 3/27/2009 | Uncredited
    Hungary's financial supervisory watchdog announced Friday it had slapped a 1.6-million-euro fine on an investment fund founded by US billionaire George Soros, for manipulating the market. The PSzAF said it had fined Soros Fund Management LLC for transactions on the Budapest stock exchange on October 9 that led to a "significant loss in value" of Hungarian OTP bank stocks, which fell in days from 4,000 forint (13.2 euros, 17.86 dollars) to 2,500 forint. The PSzAF "is imposing a 489-million-forint fine on Soros Fund Management LLC... for violating the rules regarding the illegal manipulation of financial markets," the supervisory authority said...
  • A Contrived Crisis, You Decide

    03/30/2009 8:26:45 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 22 replies · 1,161+ views
    American Daily Review ^ | March 30, 2009 | Nancy Morgan
    Last summer, as McCain and Obama were in the midst of their campaigns to capture the presidency, a series of events dramatically changed the focus of the campaign from Iraq to the economy. June 26, 2008: Democrat Chuck Schumer leaked a memo questioning the solvency of IndyMac bank. This memo precipitated a run on IndyMac which led to its failure. Federal regulators pointedly cited U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., in explaining the banks failure. The immediate cause of the closing was a deposit run that began and continued after the public release of a June 26 letter to the OTS...
  • Will A Weaker America Be A More "Just" America?

    03/30/2009 8:09:18 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 11 replies · 512+ views
    Townhall ^ | 3/29/2009 | Austin Hill
    President Barack Obama has no intention of helping to grow the United States economy. On the contrary, he is doing everything a President can do to weaken it. I know that sounds harsh. Maybe it seems outrageously partisan. Maybe it just seems outrageous. But after roughly ten weeks, Obama has consistently proposed ideas and plans (and in one case signing legislation) that will weaken the U.S. economy, not strengthen it. To attempt to view this man through the lenses of American prosperity, and to evaluate him with the same assumptions with which the behavior of other modern-day Presidents has been...
  • The Shyster in Chief

    03/30/2009 8:02:06 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 9 replies · 1,032+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 3/29/2009 | John Barnhart
    In the last 60 plus days I cannot think of one day yet where the President has done anything I like, agree with, or made me think he has an ounce of common sense in his entire being. I dont like Bill Clinton much either but I get the feeling after seeing him in numerous interviews over the years that I could at least enjoy having a conversation with him. Even Newt Gingrich has said Bill Clinton is very charming, intelligent and engaging, even if you feel like need a shower after meeting with him. But when it comes to...
  • The Obama We Knew But Denied

    03/30/2009 7:45:13 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 52 replies · 2,457+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 3/30/2009 | The Obama We Knew But Denied
    What if an American President campaigned as a pragmatic centrist, promised tax cuts to 95% of the American people and pledged himself to a new era of government honesty, openness and bipartisanship, but never had any of those intentions? The result might be a cabinet full of tax cheats, political cronies and lobbyists, and a president peddling an overstuffed budget of liberal dream-schemes at a time when the American economy can least afford an extra nickel for folderol or fiddling. Meanwhile Rome is burning. President Obama rolls the dice and grabs a can of kerosene. This president's budget, plus the...
  • Barack Hussein Obama is a committed Marxist -- what are Americans going to do about it?

    03/29/2009 11:53:39 AM PDT · by AJ in NYC · 59 replies · 2,659+ views
    Renew America ^ | March 2009 | Marie Jon
    On Nov. 5, 2008, Americans woke up to a very real Marxist coup although most didn't realize it. I sat down and cried while a huge crowd gathered and were cheering. I intuitively knew something was very wrong. After watching Barack Hussein Obama destructively pursue his agenda as president, I now understand why. Most Marxist coups rely on deception and that was certainly true of this one. Just about everything Obama said during the campaign was a calculated lie. His handlers and key supporters were equally willing to lie and deceive to gain advantage. Once Marxists seize power...
  • Haters of Color

    03/29/2009 11:47:25 AM PDT · by AJ in NYC · 16 replies · 1,090+ views
    Black and Right ^ | March 2009 | Bob Parks
    The campaign tactic of labeling any and all opposition to Barack Obama as "hate" has now come full circle. The Democrat Party has, from it's very origins, used black people. Before as physical property, and now as their political property. As they believe they own the black vote, they use that vote to their advantage, and have perfected their latest political strategy. In 2006 Massachusetts elected Deval Patrick her first black governor. His campaign guru was none other than David Axerod. The Chicago pair came into The Bay State with a campaign labeled, "Together We Can". Aside from working in...
  • Video: Milton Friedman spanks Phil Donahue

    03/29/2009 11:37:16 AM PDT · by AJ in NYC · 14 replies · 864+ views
    I Hate The Media ^ | 3/27/2009 | John Romana
    Thanks to John Romano over at for digging out this old YouTube video of Milton Friedman teaching dumbfounded liberal Phil Donahue a few things about how capitalism and the real world work. You can help but love the crestfallen look on Donahues face.
  • Video: I Wanna Spend Yo Money

    03/29/2009 11:32:11 AM PDT · by AJ in NYC · 8 replies · 477+ views
    Bug Hollywood ^ | 3/27/2009 | Alphonzo Rachel
    I wonder if this guy had been elected, instead of Mr. Seotoro, whether his election would have been called "historic", "ground breaking...":
  • President’s economic advisory board meets frequently. Or maybe not.

    03/29/2009 11:13:41 AM PDT · by AJ in NYC · 5 replies · 370+ views
    I Hate The Media ^ | 3029-2009 | Uncredited
    Lies. Deceptions. Intrigue. Skullduggery. Everything except sex. This is another one of those stories the media would be all over if it involved a president named Bush instead of one named Obama. Nearly two months after President Obama named a high-level panel to help solve the economic crisis, the group still hasn’t held a public meeting. The Presidential Economic Recovery Advisory Board initially said it would meet every few weeks. That was changed to monthly. And that was updated to four times a year. Here’s how reports it: (C)omments from board members and Obama himself indicate that some members...
  • How Geithner Became Secretary of the Treasury

    03/29/2009 7:09:56 AM PDT · by AJ in NYC · 21 replies · 1,358+ views
    Commodity News Center ^ | 2009 | James Bibbings
    Tim Geithner's father, Peter, oversaw the Ford Foundation's micro finance program which was implemented in Indonesia during the 1980's. Barack Obama's mother, Ann Dunham, was involved in that same micro finance program from the Indonesian side. This is significant because Dunham, allegedly dealt with Geithner's father through the The United States Agency for International Development ("USAID"). I was also able to find information that stated that she met Peter in person at least one time during their efforts. After this, years later while with the IMF, one of Tim Geithner's biggest accomplishments was to rescue Indonesia from economic collapse. I...