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Ron Paul for President in 2012 April 2, 2009

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Ron Paul Announces 2012 Presidential Run

Yay!

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Glenn Beck : Fox News Blathering Sideshow Huckster March 31, 2009

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Glenn Beck Shills Tears – of Laughter

What an embarrassment.

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Spanish Torture Investigation of Former Bush Officials March 30, 2009

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Spain will investigate six former Bush administration officials on charges of torture.

The six, Doug Fieth, John Woo, and David Addington among them, will face a major investigation by the same Spanish investigator who brought Chilean war criminal Augusto Pinochet to justice.

It remains to be seen what an actual investigation may touch off, however the optics appear well timed for the start of the G20 conference which Barack Obama is attending. Anger is rising towards America in Europe and around the world, and this investigation, if anything,  is symptomatic of a world done with American hegemony. Just the same, I for one would love to see these clowns bent beneath the wheel of a Spanish Inquisition.

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Medvedev, Obama to Meet at G20 Summit March 30, 2009

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Medvedev and Obama will sit down together at the G20 meeting this week, at a time where every meeting is critical. Both Russia and the Obama administration want to normalize relations after a long period where Russia was in decline, and America had taken full advantage.

Those days are gone, both superpowers struggling under the weight of their own excesses. No longer the dominating powers that they once used to be, America and Russia look to each other as not just equals, but also partners in a world where Europe and China have grown to equality in prowess and influence.

America is still fighting the cold war in so many ways, and it has a long haul ahead coming to grips with new geopolitical realities. Far from a “madman”,

Medvedev is a rational player on the international stage with respect and prestige around the world, and Obama will use his own popularity to cement a friendship that will see the both of them through a very trying decade to come for each.

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Obama: General Motors and Chrysler – Gone in 60 Days March 30, 2009

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Obama, General Motors, and Chrysler each bought an extra sixty days before they must face the inevitable.

The inevitable is bankruptcy for all three.

Obama may not have caused the auto industry meltdown, and there is real argument whether the auto makers are to blame either, however who is to blame will be invisible to history, only the fact of catastrophic bankruptcy remaining on the record of each. All that remains for the moment is finding a suitable time for the wake.


The fact of the matter is that it is not auto industry inefficiency that needs fixing – if it were, model companies like Honda and Toyota would not be down 50% and falling. The economic environment that existed when automakers sold a historic 16 million units in North America is gone for good, Obama himself admitting a return to the age of easy credit is impossible now. With North American auto sales at nearly 8 million units and falling, and break even being 13+ million units, it defies common sense that GM and Chrysler will be able to craft a business plan that will see them overcome an economic death spiral, and outperform the Japanese by magnitudes at the same time.

Today, Obama did the scene set for the end, drawing a line in the sand legless and broken automakers have no way of crossing. General Motors and Chrysler – gone in 60 days.

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The Fox Nation : Teach Your Kids To Kill March 30, 2009

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Fox Nation Rewrites History – War Is Good, and We Always Win!

Every child should have the opportunity to hurl their young body onto a grenade.

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Pakistan Lahore Attack: Civil Meltdown Picks Up Speed March 30, 2009

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Pakistan – Worse than AIG?

Hidden beneath the the economic headlines, Pakistani disorder begins to boil over.

Too many problems in too many places. Will the world continue to drop the ball in Pakistan?

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Rick Wagoner, GM President, Fired by Obama March 30, 2009

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GM President Laid Off

The Obama White House fired General Motors President (of the private aircraft fame) Rick Wagoner, one day before the next model bailout rolls off the line.

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Jack Cafferty : CNN’s Honest Face of Real Journalism March 29, 2009

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The Last of the Golden Era

Jack Cafferty uses his CNN podium to remind us all of what the media used to be…and still should.

A ScreamBucket hero, Jack and Larry King together in a rare, personal conversation that tells you everything you need to know about two, professional legends.

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Jim Cramer : Why Is Everybody Pissed Now? March 28, 2009

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Where Have the Righteous Been For 30 Years?

It’s a fact – nobody was bitching about the “Masters of the Universe” while they were driving America’s asset values shy high.

It is a tad rich that now, when the system everybody helped build  – and enjoyed exponentially – has collapsed under its own bubble thin weight, the knives re out for a few good men who made it all so, and for so long.

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