Paris is burning and a Democrat on President Obama’s deficit commission predicted recently that the bipartisan panel would come up with recommendations to "shore up" (destroy) Social Security. “The stars are aligned,’’ said Alice Rivlin, a former budget director under President Clinton and now a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. “I do expect that … Continue reading Paris is burning! Deficit Commission looks for matches.
Preparations for elections in Iraq next month have been thrown into disarray by a row over a court ruling allowing hundreds of candidates to stand, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The candidates were banned because they are affiliated with Saddam Hussein's Baath party which ruled the country before the invasion in 2003. The … Continue reading Iraq elections look like phoney, corrupt exercise
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 … Continue reading Now, I know why we went to war in Iraq
This is the most current (August 2009) list of members of the North American Trilateral Commission (TC) and their titles. This group is the source of most Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) philosophical stands on globalization. For example, Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) is a prominent member of CFR and former member of TC. She also … Continue reading Trilateral Commission membership – the complete official North America Group roster
A memo obtained by the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/) today seems to confirm that the White House and the pharmaceutical lobby have secretly agreed to a wide-ranging deal that both parties were denying over the past week. In a flurry of responses everyone from the drug manufacturer lobbyists to spokespawns for the White House seemed to … Continue reading Huffington Post releases memo outlining deal with White House and drug kingpins