North Korea today expanded its saber-rattling, which earlier included threats against South Korea and the United States, to target Japan, which the renegade nation is claiming is conspiring with the U.S. to pose a military threat.
Specifically, the North Koreans took aim at the prospect that the U.S. intends to use Japan to deploy Global Hawk drones. It claims the U.S. intends to use a base there to launch the flights [...]
From Food Renegade:
Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done.
The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right “to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing.” This includes raw milk, locally slaughtered meats, and just about anything else you can imagine. It’s also a decided bucking of state and federal laws.
From David Gumpert’s coverage:
This isn’t just a declaration [...]
Why is Greece so pivotal to world economics? It’s because the investment bankers’ dream of combining all central banks into a one-world suprabank with its own currency– with political veto power over every parliament and every elected democratic body – is at stake. Power is at stake!
That’s why the international bankers are so worried about holding Europe together. A hint at Greek default or pullout destroys the pattern of the IMF [...]
March 5, 2012
The Algemeiner, billed as the fastest growing Jewish newspaper in America, is reporting that Israeli PM Netanyahu has made up his mind and Israel will attack Iran, probably before the election.
The newspaper cites a “senior American official” who allegedly told Israel’s government regulated Channel 2 that the decision was made by Netanyahu and his coalition of Likudniks to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities. The report was aired prior to [...]
In the second episode of Meltdown, we look at how the financial tsunami swept the world. We hear about a renegade executive who nearly destroyed the global financial system and the US treasury secretary who bailed out his friends.
Henry ‘Hank’ Paulson, the former CEO of Goldman Sachs and later an economic advisor to the US government; refused to bail out global financial services firm – the [...]
Well over a month after predicting the second Greek “bailout” plan was just hot air, we are not only back to square minus one but heading backward. And while the market’s attention is now focused on Italy, and soon Spain and Belgium, the weakest link still is Greece, whose bankruptcy, despite all the posturing may be coming sooner than most expect. It appears that [...]
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — How should the United States deal with its growing debt problem? Ron Paul thinks declaring “bankruptcy” might be a good idea.
The Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate was discussing Greece’s fiscal trouble with Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson on Monday when he was asked, “If bankruptcy is the cure for Greece, is it also the cure for the United States?”
“Absolutely,” Paul [...]