Carlin: Wall Street Owns Washington

Rosneft’s Sechin Travels to Vienna Ahead of OPEC Meeting to debate the plunge in oil prices.

Top Russian oil producer Rosneft’s Chief Executive Igor Sechin will fly to Vienna on Nov. 25, just two days before the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in the city to debate the plunge in oil prices.

The surprise announcement from the state-backed firm raised speculation that Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, will discuss coordinating with OPEC to try stem the near 30 percent drop in oil […]

Ebola Doctor Lied About NYC Travels

The city’s first Ebola patient initially lied to authorities about his travels around the city following his return from treating disease victims in Africa, law-enforcement sources said.
Dr. Craig Spencer at first told officials that he isolated himself in his Harlem apartment — and didn’t admit he rode the subways, dined out and went bowling until cops looked at his MetroCard the sources said.
“He told the authorities that he self-quarantined. Detectives […]

Ebola doctor (Dr. Spencer)”LIED”about NYC travels!

The city’s first Ebola patient initially lied to authorities about his travels around the city following his return from treating disease victims in Africa, law-enforcement sources said.

Dr. Craig Spencer at first told officials that he isolated himself in his Harlem apartment — and didn’t admit he rode the subways, dined out and went bowling until cops looked at his MetroCard the sources said.

http://nypost.com/2014/10/29/ebola-doctor-lied-about-his-nyc-travels-police/

Here’s another one that cares nothing for the […]

Quarantined Nurse (primary contact of Patrick Sawyer) Disobeys Orders and Somehow Travels to Enugu. Now More People Possibly Infected.

Nigeria: Ebola Virus Spreads to Enugu, 21 Quarantined
A nurse who ignored medical advice not to travel to Enugu on the grounds of having a contact with the late Liberian Patrick Sawyer who brought Ebola Virus to Lagos has caused an apprehension in Enugu, as her decision to travel to Enugu has led to another development.

Information minister, Mr. Labaran Maku, who disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting noted that the […]

DHS INSIDER Update: “IT’S ABOUT TO GET VERY UGLY”

Washington, D.C.—Something quite unexpected happened just hours ago, in the dark of night, during a two-day layover in Washington, DC. My son and I are scheduled to take part in a seminar outside of Raleigh, North Carolina this weekend, so we combined our travels to include a side-trip to DC for a business meeting we had previously arranged. It was during this layover that something seemingly ripped from the pages […]

Fleeing California Taxes? Get In Line (Leaving is not that easy)

Is it any wonder that many small and medium sized businesses are moving out of California? In the recent elections, California Voters Sock It To The Rich. As the Wall Street Journal noted, some are promising businesses a better life elsewhere. Being courted must be refreshing but it is important for a company and its owners to have reasonable expectations and to budget for drilling down into California’s rules.

After all, […]

Reporters Using ‘Fake Names’ to Buy Obama Campaign Merchandise and Donate at DNC

CHARLOTTE, NC — Members of the media have apparently been using “fake names’ to buy official Obama gear and contribute to the Obama campaign inside the Time Warner Cable Arena where the President is due to speak in a few minutes. During our travels around the arena, Politicker spotted a souvenir stand in one of the press stands selling T-shirts and buttons supporting President Barack Obama, “Democrats Are Hot” bumper […]

Mars rover lands on Xbox Live

Mike Snider
usatoday.com
July 16, 2012

Followers of the Mars rover can now experience their own “seven minutes of terror” using their Xbox 360 video game system and Kinect motion controller.

The descent and landing of the rover Curiosity, expected to reach Mars on Aug. 5, has been described as “seven minutes of terror” by those at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

To get gamers engaged with the Curiosity’s travels, NASA teamed up with […]

The Truth About Europe: There Is No Solution

Raul Ilargi Mendoz, The Automatic Earth

I like that title, The Truth About Europe: There Is No Solution. But I don’t think it can all be summed up, the reasons why I mean, in one article. So I think I’ll make it a running series. Still, whatever data we can look at, past, present and future, none of it will make an essential difference. The title stands: There Is No Solution For […]

Ronald: “The broke countries are like a ball and chain around the leg of the European continent.”

All of them are broke – including Germany (eta: I was rather shocked at what I saw on my travels around Germany last year, and what is being done to my German friends, is as much a scandal to me as what is being done to the people of Greece – and Spain, and Portugal, and Ireland, and Hungary, and Romania, and . . . . well you get my […]

Top Obama Offical Travels to Israel for Talks on Iran

HERB KEINON AND HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
Jerusalem Post
February 19, 2012

US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Sunday evening for talks on Iran, a day after the head of the US military said an Israeli attack now would not be “prudent.”

This will be Donilon’s first visit here as US President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, having replaced James Jones in October 2010.

Jones was […]