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Nov 30 05:39

GM tries to block corporate jet tracking

General Motors has asked the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) not to allow tracking of its private jets.

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I honestly doubt even Flint-Michigan's homegrown phenom, documentary movie maker Michael Moore, has the conscience to back the bailout of the auto industry.

It isn't even a bailout. This is extortion.

Nov 30 05:19

Economy warning from China leader

James Reynolds - BBC News, Beijing

China's President Hu Jintao has warned of the effects of the global financial crisis on his country.

And he warned that the economic situation was a test of the Communist Party's ability to govern.

Recent figures show that the government has cause to be worried.

[...] there's a widespread belief - even a superstition - in China that growth needs to stay above 7% in order for social stability to be maintained.
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Forgetaboutit!

Nov 30 01:27

BRUCE REIDEL, DAWOOD IBRAHIM and the BOMBAY ATTACKS

When bombs go off in India there is a tendency to blame Moslems.

However, the evidence points to the terror being the work of people within the Indian military, the Hindu fascist movement, and the CIA and its friends.

Nov 30 01:25

It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without a false flag terrorist attack

Naturally, Al Qaeda immediately rises to the top of the suspects list. The responsible group, however, has never been heard of before. Somehow these terrorist cells always miraculously escape intelligence and burst onto the scene completely unexpectedly. Which is weird, you know, that they're so good at avoiding surveillance but yet they suck at the nuts and bolts of carrying out an effective terrorist attack. Hmm.

Nov 30 01:16

Citigroup says gold could rise above $2,000

Gold is poised for a dramatic surge and could blast through $2,000 an ounce by the end of next year as central banks flood the world's monetary system with liquidity, according to an internal client note from the US bank Citigroup.

Nov 29 23:47

The Fed: Solution or problem?

Before the Fed and big government, previous bank panics usually ended quickly without "bailouts" or "economic stimulus" programs. Given that the Fed, the Treasury and the Congress are obviously confused about what to do in the current situation, history indicates that perhaps the least harmful course of action is for them to do nothing.

Nov 29 23:40

Obama's Economic Team: More of the Wrong People

So here we are. One of the economic "experts" who praised the misguided policies that generated the housing bubble now is to be a leading "player" is supposedly getting us out of the current economic crisis.

This another "footprint" telling us where Obama's "journey of discovery" is likely to be taking us.

Nov 29 19:38

REVOLUTION

Nov 29 19:20

Romania Government Debt Bonds Rated "Junk"

Crisis hits Romania at poll time
Vlad Georgescu - Business reporter, BBC News

Not too long ago it was riding the wave of Eastern Europe's economic boom. With 8% annual growth, Romania - one of the newest members of the European Union - was the envy of Old Europe, seemingly impervious to the global economic decline.

In recent weeks, Fitch and Standard and Poor's credit agencies cut Romania's rating to "junk", worried by its large current account deficit and reliance on short-term borrowing.

Nov 29 17:32

Obama's Velvet, Bloodless Coup d'etat

Saturday, Nov 29, 2008
Politics

Obama has a hand on the helm weeks before taking oath of office
By DAVE HELLING
The Kansas City Star

So much for that one-president-at-a-time stuff.

Three news conferences in three days. The outline of a $500 billion — or more — stimulus package. Bailouts for carmakers, banks, maybe cities and states, under discussion.

Nov 29 16:39

Global Central Bank on it’s Way - Ron Paul

Ron Paul talks with Russia Today discussing US foreign policy, the G20 summit, future financial regulations, and the possibility of an international central bank.

Nov 29 14:36

Top 10 Economic Predictions & Forecasters for 2008

They tried to warn us! Read their warnings and watch them ridiculed by the corporate media and industry pundits.

Nov 29 12:31

Bush: US stands behind India in wake of attacks

President George W. Bush on Saturday pledged full U.S. support to India as it investigates the deadly terrorist attacks in Mumbai, saying the killers "will not have the final word."

Nov 29 00:52

Press, "Psy Ops" to merge at NATO Afghan HQ

Press and "Psy Ops" to merge at NATO Afghan HQ: sources

By Jon Hemming Jon Hemming – 40 mins ago

KABUL (Reuters) – The U.S. general commanding NATO forces in Afghanistan has ordered a merger of the office that releases news with "Psy Ops," which deals with propaganda, a move that goes against the alliance's policy, three officials said.

The move has worried Washington's European NATO allies -- Germany has already threatened to pull out of media operations in Afghanistan -- and the officials said it could undermine the credibility of information released to the public.

Nov 28 21:37

Robert Wanek On the Mike Rivero Show

Nov 28 20:56

They're Taking The Patriots Away! Ha Ha!

Nov 28 20:26

Train station armed police wouldn't shoot gunmen

'Armed police would not fire back. – I wish I'd had a gun, not a camera'

Jerome Taylor talks to the photographer whose picture went around the world

Saturday, 29 November 2008

Nov 28 20:04

NSA’s reported eavesdropping on Tony Blair causes major rift in U.S.-British intelligence relations

(WMR) -- Revelations by ABC News that the National Security Agency (NSA) kept an intercept file on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, including information on his “private life,” has sent shock waves through the British and American intelligence communities.

ABC News reported that files on Blair’s communications were maintained in a NSA database code-named “Anchory” and was accessible from the NSA regional signals intelligence site at Fort Gordon, Georgia, known as “NSA Georgia.” The facility focuses on intercepting communications in Europe and the Middle East.

Nov 28 17:23

Study Finds Link Between Red Wine, Letting Mother Know What You Really Think

Subsequent tests revealed that, if the wine is consumed prior to dinner or on an empty stomach, the benefits are increased nearly tenfold.

Nov 28 09:26

CEOs “cashed out” prior to economic crisis

By Tom Eley
28 November 2008

Balzac’s maxim that “behind every great fortune lies a great crime” may yet prove a fitting epitaph for American capitalism. A recent survey by the Wall Street Journal reveals that CEOs at major US financial and real estate firms converted tens of millions of dollars of overvalued stock into cash prior to the eruption of the current financial crisis, even as many of their corporations approached the precipice.

Nov 28 08:44

Blu-ray uptake could be stalled by recession

BLU-Ray won the format wars, but it hasn't taken off – and now there are fears a recession could stall its progress even further.

A scarcity of cheap Blu-ray video players combined with the effects of a recession are expected to delay take-up of the new, high-definition disc format in Europe, according to media research firm Screen Digest.

"A shortage of cheaper Blu-ray players means that the sub-$US300 ($465) machines that are already appearing on US shelves are unlikely to materialize in Europe this Christmas," Screen Digest analyst Richard Cooper said in a report.

Nov 28 08:41

Lycos Europe To Shut Down After Failing To Find Buyer

It’s the end of the road. After putting itself on the auction block in April, Lycos Europe has finally conceded what had become increasingly clear - no-one wants to buy the ailing portal. So it confirmed Wednesday morning it will wind up its portal and its web hosting activities.

Nov 28 08:31

Mumbai attacks: Cops hunt 'Indian Obama'

Huh?

Nov 28 08:25

Shipping continues it's downward plunge

"Capesize Vessels" weigh from 175,000 tons to 400,000 tons and count as some of the largest craft in the World. They typically carry raw materials such as Iron ore, Steel, Coal and other raw commodities. Where you used to pay up to $230,000 per day to rent one, now you can have one for a measly $2800 per day. Lloyds even reported yesterday that one Capesize vessel was going for $1000 per day.

Nov 28 08:04

Airbus jet crashes on test flight

Two people have been killed and five others are missing after an Airbus A320 jet crashed during a test flight after maintenance work, officials have said.

The plane went into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of France near Perpignan with two Germans and five New Zealanders on board.

Two bodies have been recovered and search crews are looking for the jet's data recorders and the missing people.

The plane was leased by Germany's XL Airways from Air New Zealand.

Nov 28 07:51

Water vapour discovered on Saturn's moon

Huge plumes of water vapour and ice particles are bursting out from Saturn's moon Enceladus at supersonic speeds in a way that strongly suggests they come from liquid water down below the icy surface, scientists have said.

The research, published in the journal Nature, offers new evidence that the moon may harbor an underground ocean of water, meaning conditions might exist that could support life, even if only microbial organisms.

Nov 28 07:41

Putin Urges Calm As India Readies Nuclear Forces

Russian Foreign Ministry sources are reporting that Prime Minister Putin has telephoned India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to react to the attacks upon his Mumbai with ‘calm’ after being informed by Singh that he has invoked India’s National Security Act which puts their Nuclear Forces on ‘full alert’.

Nov 28 07:29

India points finger of blame at Pakistan

India pointed a finger on Friday at Pakistani-linked "elements" for the deadly attacks in Mumbai, raising the prospect of a breakdown in the nuclear-armed rivals' peace efforts.

Nov 28 06:54

Flashback: How Did Mossad Know the London Bombings Were Going to Happen?

...the Mossad office in London received advance notice about the attacks, but only six minutes before the first blast...

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