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Commies buy American Hummer name and may close its Shreveport, Lousiana, factory in 2012

Hummer, the off-road vehicle that once epitomized America’s love for hulking trucks, is now in the hands of a Communist Chinese heavy equipment maker. General Motors Co. and Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Corp. finally signed the much-anticipated deal to sell the brand today. Tengzhong will get an 80 percent stake in the company, while Hong Kong investor Suolang Duoji, who indirectly owns a large stake in Tengzhong through an […]

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Now, I know why we went to war in Iraq

There are about 250,000 American soldiers and U.S. paid contractors still in Iraq, all devoted to the latest effort there “Operation Enduring Misery.” Meanwhile, the defense industry wants us to hike the forces in Afghanistan to 200,000 soldiers and contractors. The two colonies have cost us about a trillion dollars in recent years and about 5,000 dead Americans and tens of thousands maimed. So, it was a surprise to me […]

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Wendell Potter rips Baucus healthcare framework

Wendell Potter, a former vice president of communication at Cigna, has ripped Democratic Senator Max Baucus’ health care reform bill in an interview with reporters Monday, calling it an “absolute gift to the industry.” Potter also testifed on Tuesday before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee: Thank you Madam Speaker for the opportunity to address the House Steering and Policy Committee. Madam Speaker and Members of the Committee, my […]

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White House once again is ignoring reform of their friends, the Wall Street financiers

Economics is like mathematics – hard to understand for people who have not learned the discipline or who are too dumb or afraid to learn – including Presidents Bush, Clinton, Bush I and Reagan. Carter was smart enough, but they killed him with oil shortages and hostages. Clinton was a moral weakling, who sought Republican approval, even kissing up to that fat fig, Newt Gingrich, to end the Glass-Steagall act […]

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China taxes imports heavily, saving jobs and their economy

One of the dirty secrets that big business and government leaders hide when praising so-called international free trade and globalization, is that it only applies to the stupid American taxpayer. The reason is simple – the Value Added Tax (VAT), which is used in Europe, China, etc. to promote exports and restrict imports, so that jobs and manufacturing stay in their countries. Take this example. An American company sets up […]

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Trilateral Commission Pacific Asian Group complete membership listing

This is the most current (August 2009) list of members of the Pacific Asian Trilateral Commission (TC) and their titles. The “trilateral” (North America, Europe and Asia) group is the source of most Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) philosophical stands on globalization. TC describes its group membership: “The Japanese Group of 85 members expanded in 2000 to become the Pacific Asian Group and now includes over 100 members from Japan, […]

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Trilateral Commission European Group complete membership list

Here is the most current (August 2009) official list of members of the European Trilateral Commission (TC) and their titles. The “trilateral” (North America, Europe and Asia) group is the source of most Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) philosophical stands on globalization. TC describes its group membership: The European Group, which includes members from Austria, Belgium / Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, […]

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Rich get richer and richer and richer in the worst inequality crisis since 1930s

Emmanuel Saez has updated his famous work: “Striking it Richer: The Evolution of Top Incomes in the United States”, Pathways Magazine, Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, Winter 2008, 6-7 Saez is a professor at the University of California, Department of Economics, 549 Evans Hall #3880, Berkeley, CA 94720. Much of his discussion in this report is based on previous work joint with Thomas Piketty. All the […]

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