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The New Silk Road

The New Silk Road

Why the U.S. Can’t Stay Out of the Middle East   Have you noticed that Washington politicians seem to have forgotten the American people? They are more concerned with taking care of the people of foreign countries and have turned a deaf ear to the American people they were elected represent. Once in office, all those … Continue reading

The New HUD secretary

The New HUD secretary

Grooming the Next President    Meet the newly confirmed secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio. Following in the footsteps of Barack Obama, Castro was the keynote speaker at the 2008 Democratic Convention and is the new darling of the congressional progressive caucus. The guy seems nice enough. … Continue reading

Electric Car Technology Fails to Meet Consumer Demands

Electric Car Technology Fails to Meet Consumer Demands

Reuters Mon Sept. 24, 2012 – Toyota Motor Corp has scrapped plans for widespread sales of a new all-electric minicar, saying it had misread the market and the ability of still-emerging battery technology to meet consumer demands. Toyota, which had already taken a more conservative view of the market for battery-powered cars than rivals General … Continue reading

Fed Policy Will Destroy the World

Fed Policy Will Destroy the World

Hold on to Your Gold – Over the past few years many well-know investors have been warning about a global financial collapse. Now the politicians are trying to tell us all to be prepared for bad times. People are scrambling to buy gold and silver coins as a hedge against the collapse of the dollar … Continue reading

California’s Shadow Legislature

California’s Shadow Legislature

Bills are Paid For and Written by Lobbyists Stories of California politicians partying with lobbyists, dating lobbyists and taking money from lobbyists have been printed for years. When are we going to put controls on lobbying? Another great in-depth reports from the San Jose Mercury News published last year: How California Laws are Really Made … Continue reading

Darfur

Darfur

Genocide as Entertainment News about the genocide in Darfur began in 2003. For anyone who has delved a little into the problem, they’ll quickly learn it goes back a lot further. Anyway, during the past eight years many government and non-government agencies have engaged, debated and sent bushels of money to Darfur to try and … Continue reading

WikiLeaks Exposes Another ClimateGate

WikiLeaks Exposes Another ClimateGate

U.S. Manipulated Climate Accord in Copenhagen From the Guardian by Damian Carrington December 3, 2010 Hidden behind the save-the-world rhetoric of the global climate change negotiations lies the mucky realpolitik: money and threats buy political support; spying and cyberwarfare are used to seek out leverage. The U.S. diplomatic cables reveal how the US seeks dirt … Continue reading

Dirty Wall Street Bankers

Dirty Wall Street Bankers

Banks Financing Mexico Gangs Admitted in Wells Fargo Deal By Michael Smith – Jun 28, 2010 – Bloomberg Just before sunset on April 10, 2006, a DC-9 jet landed at the international airport in the port city of Ciudad del Carmen, 500 miles east of Mexico City. As soldiers on the ground approached the plane, … Continue reading