Monthly Archives | December 2010

Government Waste: 20 Of The Craziest Things That The U.S. Government Is Spending Money On…

Example of some waste: #1 A total of $3 million has been granted to researchers at the University of California at Irvine so that they can play video games such as World of Warcraft.  The goal of this “video game research” is reportedly to study how “emerging forms of communication, including multiplayer computer games and […]

$2tn debt crisis threatens to bring down 100 US cities | Business | The Guardian

More than 100 American cities could go bust next year as the debt crisis that has taken down banks and countries threatens next to spark a municipal meltdown, a leading analyst has warned.Meredith Whitney, the US research analyst who correctly predicted the global credit crunch, described local and state debt as the biggest problem facing […]

Bank Bailout A Boondoggle of Billions…

In none of the news and research reports we read do we see any reference to the fact that insured unemployment jumped 523,000 to 4.2 million. Markets often ignore cold hard facts at their peril. http://theinternationalforecaster.com/International_Forecaster_Weekly/Bank_Bailout_A_Boondoggle_of_Billions?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+theinternationalforecaster%2FiJUr+%28theinternationalforecaster.com%29&utm_content=Google+Reader Coffee Talk! Related articles Bill’s Boondoggle: Multibillion Dollar ‘Stimulus’ Still A Failure (chicagonow.com) A Liquid Coal Boondoggle (sierraclub.typepad.com) About […]

BBC News – Wikileaks’ Julian Assange says the US fears losing face

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has said the United States is conducting an “aggressive” and “illegal” investigation into him and his site. Mr Assange is free on bail while awaiting extradition proceedings to Sweden over sex allegations. The 39-year-old said: “A lot of face has been lost by some people and some people have careers to […]

You should care about what has happened to our country…

You should care about what has happened to our country… The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America and the World… You should care… Coffee Talk!

Assange brought U.S. to its knees – Fidel Castro | World | RIA Novosti

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has brought the U.S. “to its knees”, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said in an article published on Wednesday. “Assange – a man who was known by few just several months ago – has proved that a challenge could be issued to even the most powerful empire ever,” Castro’s Empire in […]