Daily Archives: December 7, 2012
(Reuters) – Wall Street banks are looking to help offshore clients sidestep new U.S. rules designed to safeguard the world’s $640 trillion over-the-counter derivatives market, taking advantage of an exemption that risks undermining U.S. regulators’ efforts. U.S. banks such as Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and Goldman Sachs (GS.N) have been explaining to their foreign customers that they
The recent tear gas incident in Wichita’s bar district was, quite literally, a terrorist attack. According to Merriam-Webster, terrorism is defined as “the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion”. Police did not know they were on camera. Click link for full story and uncut videos, which, I assure you, makes the
A San Bernardino County judge will preside over a case this coming January which has massive implications for the future of property rights. On January 24th, a petition will be heard which was filed by a conservator requesting the court to revoke a twenty-eight-year-old deed of sale, notarized and recorded, in order to return the
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) is a nonprofit mental health watchdog, responsible for helping to enact more than 150 laws protecting individuals from abusive or coercive practices. CCHR has long fought to restore basic inalienable human rights to the field of mental health, including, but not limited to, full informed consent regarding the
There is no getting around it – Autism Spectrum Disorders have become a national health crisis of epic proportions in the United States. Autism has become everyone’s problem. If you are not yet personally affected, chances are you or a family member soon will be. The autism spectrum is a complex developmental disorder that affects
There was a time in America when virtually anyone that wanted a job could go out and get one and the United States boasted the largest and most prosperous middle class in the history of the world. Sadly, those days are long gone. Back in 1969, 95 percentof all men between the ages of 25
Israel ranks among the world’s most ruthless states. It qualifies for rogue state status. It spurns the UN Charter, major treaties, and other international law. It violates its own. It gets away with murder because world leaders mattering most do nothing. It’s contemptuous of anyone not Jewish. Arabs are considered subhuman. Militancy, belligerence, and institutionalized
Right now the votes for Prop 37 to label genetically engineered foods are still being counted. On Tuesday morning, Dec 4th, Prop 37 hit 6,004,628 votes on the California Secretary of State’s website, but this tally was quickly reversed within an hour of being publicized by Food Democracy Now! Since November 6th, the vote count
The first European stealth drone built for combat, dubbed the Neuron or “nEUROn,” made its maiden voyage from Istres, France on Dec. 1. The nEUROn is a technology demonstrator for a European Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) and represents just one of the many ways in which drone technology is progressing in leaps and bounds.
People all over the world have been protesting against the military actions in Gaza all week, there have even been protests within the colony of Israel among Israeli citizens. There are many people in Israel who understand the situation and don’t buy in to the government propaganda as past generations have. According to Press TV:
As I have wrote about in the past, worker owned businesses, sometimes known as cooperatives are actually now employing more people worldwide than corporations. This is the positive side to the economic story that is not often covered in the media, as the titanic fiat world economy is collapsing on itself there are people out there
How much sicker can people get? It seems like our world is becoming more sadistic and more cruel with each passing day. If you doubt this, just keep reading. Sadly, I could have easily included hundreds more examples just like these. Changes are happening to our society at a very deep and very fundamental level.
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System lives in the rarified air where financial magic somehow materializes to pay for their irrational exuberant pensions. When the drug high is over, the real world requires a harsh penalty for ebullient irresponsibility. The Chicago Tribune reports: “San Bernardino, a city of 210,000 about 60 miles east of Los