Are there any markets that have not been corrupted by lax regulation and Banks who have been emboldened in their insatiable greed by the lack of effective enforcement of the rules and equal justice for all?
It is somewhat ironic that this news comes on the revelation that Obama is dismissing Gary Gensler, Chairman of the CFTC, for being too aggressive in seeking to regulate the Swaps markets and angering [...]
LAX STATUS SIGNS ACCIDENTALLY DECLARE EMERGENCY
CNBC host Larry Kudlow is a throwback to an 80s-style supply-side conservatism, which has maintained that any interference in the free market is damaging, the dollar should be strong, and inflation is the primary evil against which the Fed should be on guard.
Throughout the economic crisis, he’s criticized the lax policies of Bernanke.
Here in late November he wrote for The National Review Gold Slams Bernanke, worrying that a sagging dollar would lead [...]
It’s not every day you see just anybody, not to mention a famous, well, er, semi-famous, Hollywood whip out their ding-a-ling and take a wizz right in the middle of a crowded airport terminal.
Well that was the case for “Twilight” actor Bronson Pelletier, who when sobered up tried to deny he did the deed. But he forgot that in this day and age of smart phones with video, when do [...]
State Representative Debbie Riddle (R – 150) loves the word ‘integrity.’ She was also a big supporter of recent Bill HB 16, which would have required Texas voters to present proof of identification. “Y’see, that’s very important because the very freedom of our nation is based on the integrity of our ballot box,” she said. “And if things are so lax that fraudulent voting can occur, then that means your vote can [...]
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Employees at Los Angeles International Airport were considering plans Friday to walk off the job ahead on what is traditionally the busiest traveling day of the year.
A coalition of Southland labor and community leaders are calling for the protest of alleged violations by LAX contractor Aviation Safeguards (AVSG) after breaking their contract with the airport earlier this year.
Andrew Gross-Gaitan, the director of the Southern California Airports Division of SEIU, [...]
LOS ANGELES (CBS) – A Boston man was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing body armor and carrying a significant cache of weapons.
On Friday, Yongda Huang Harris was on his way from Japan to Boston when customs agents stopped him.
In his luggage, they found a smoke grenade, three leather-coated Billy clubs, a collapsible baton, a full-face respirator, various knives, a hatchet, body bags, a biohazard suit, handcuffs, leg irons and a [...]
Unknown group claims Yahoo’s security is ‘lax’
Passwords and emails posted online
450,000 Yahoo users at risk
A hacker group has posted online the details of 450,000 user accounts and passwords it claims to have stolen from a Yahoo server.
The passwords could pose a severe security risk to Yahoo users if they use the same password and email combination across other sites.
The information was posted by a previously unknown hacker group.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2172558/Nearly-half-million-Yahoo-emails-passwords-leaked-online-new-hacker-group.html#ixzz20ShJXRBf
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -
Spirit Airlines passengers boarded their red eye flight from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale left at 1 a.m. Sunday, and the plane still hasn’t arrived in South Florida.
Spirit flight 130 left LAX at 10 p.m. PST Saturday.
Midway through the flight, a passenger began acting out and the pilot was forced to land in Houston. The passenger was taken into custody when the plane landed.
Passengers said they then [...]
LOS ANGELES – A United Airlines flight attendant placed a male passenger under citizen’s arrest at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Tuesday after he allegedly attacked a staff member who told him he would have to check his carry-on bag.
LAX Police Sergeant Belinda Nettles told KCAL-TV that passenger Eugene Lin grabbed the female attendant by the arm and shoulder as she was tagging his bag to be placed in [...]
Video: Bird’s-eye-view of world’s highest and longest tunnel-to-tunnel bridge
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2124376/Anzhaite-Long-span-Suspension-Bridge-Worlds-highest-bridge-gets-finishing-touches.html#ixzz1r1vS3yNv
Reuters | Wed, Mar 07, 2012
PARIS – French financial regulator ACP has found shortcomings in Societe Generale’s internal controls over money laundering and the financing of terrorism, the bank disclosed in a regulatory filing, and could impose a fine.
The ACP opened a “disciplinary procedure” at the end of September following an investigation that focused on SocGen’s private bank, the filing said.
The probe was part of a wider enquiry which is gradually impacting [...]