WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Law enforcement and homeland security personnel face an average of 55 daily encounters with “known or suspected terrorists” named on government watchlists, officials told Reuters.
The figure – which equals more than 20,000 contacts per year – underscores the growing sweep of the watchlists, which have expanded significantly since a failed Christmas Day 2009 bombing attempt of a U.S. airliner. But officials note that very few of those [...]
December 16, 2011
Chosen to serve power, not popular interests, Obama wrecked America’s economy to save giant Wall Street banks. He’s still doing it, despite claiming he’s been out in front doing all he can.
By bailing out too-big-to-fail banks and waging multiple imperial wars, he intensified social misery.
As a result, Main Street is mired in protracted Depression. Economist David Rosenberg believes we’re in the “third inning” of hard times malaise.
6 Shocking Revelations About Wall Street’s “Secret Government”
November 30, 2011 |
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We now have concrete evidence that Wall Street and Washington are running a secret government far removed from the democratic process. Through a freedom of information request by Bloomberg News, the public now has access to over 29,000 pages of Fed documents and 21,000 additional Fed transactions that were deliberately hidden, and for good reason. (See here and [...]
Wall of Dust Moves Across Phoenix Metro-Area: MyFoxPHOENIX.com
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press
PHOENIX – A giant wall of dust rolled through the Phoenix area on Monday, turning the sky brown, creating dangerous driving conditions and delaying some airline flights.
The dust, also known as a haboob in Arabic and around Arizona, formed in Pinal County and headed northeast, reaching Phoenix at about 5:30 p.m.
The dust wall was about 3,000 feet [...]
1. “Claiming “everyone was doing it” isn’t going to win the case, but it undermines the SEC’s contention this was isolated and intentional.”
“Isolated”, maybe. “Intentional”, no. Claiming that ‘everyone was doing it’ actually reinforces the charge that it was intentional. We did it deliberately because everyone else was also doing it deliberately.
2. “Wall Street banks are equanimous in their view of the long and short sides.”
Being simultaneously long and short [...]