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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Enough is Enough: Fraud-Ridden Banks Are Not L.A.’s Only Option / Politics / Banksters

By: Ellen_Brown

“Epic in scale, unprecedented in world history. That is how William K. Black, professor of law and economics and former bank fraud investigator, describes the frauds in which JPMorgan Chase (JPM) has now been implicated. They involve more than a dozen felonies, including bid-rigging on municipal bond debt; colluding to rig interest rates on hundreds of trillions of dollars in mortgages, derivatives and other contracts; exposing investors to excessive risk; failing to disclose known risks, including those in the Bernie Madoff scandal; and engaging in multiple forms of mortgage fraud.

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Politics

Sunday, February 02, 2014

The State of the States: Post-Bernanke Bellum / Politics / US Politics

By: Fred_Sheehan

One can almost imagine ex-chairman Bernanke shaking his head in disbelief. (For the record, I cannot conceive of Simple Ben possessing the capacity for what follows, so this is an indulgence in creative writing.):

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Politics

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Laundromat Banks Too Big To Fail / Politics / Banksters

By: Richard_Mills

Money laundering is the process by which illegally obtained cash is made to appear as if it has been obtained by legal means.

The following snippet is fromRobert Mazur's 'How to Halt the Terrorist Money Train' article that appeared in The New York Times:

"The House Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Management issued a shocking report documenting the collaboration between Mexican and Colombian drug cartels and Hezbollah in narcotics and human trafficking, smuggling and financial crimes in the United States and Latin America -- a partnership that, in just the border region between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, produces an estimated $12 billion in cash each year.

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Politics

Friday, January 31, 2014

IRA Accounts - Whose Money Is It, Really? / Politics / US Politics

By: Jeff_Berwick

I don't usually watch the State of the Union address, but when I do, I hear something different than most everyone else. As I recall, the State of the Union Address went something like:

"My fellow Americans, things do not look too good for our collective future.

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Politics

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Prosperity for Main Street, NOT Wall Street - Video / Politics / Social Issues

By: Rudy_Avizius

The key reason that communities are struggling is the huge burden of interest payments that are flowing to the big banks. Think about this, if you buy a home for say $100,000 dollars, typically you will have paid $250,000 once the loan is paid off. This means the typical loan will incur $150,000 in interest charges.

The same concept applies when a community builds an infrastructure project such as school, road, bridge, sewer or other project. That $1 million dollar school could end up costing taxpayers in the community $2.5 million after interest charges.

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Politics

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Iraqi Government Threatens Action Against Kurds as Oil Exports Set to Begin / Politics / Iraq War

By: OilPrice_Com

Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs firmly stated the central government will take action, "including fiscal measures," if Kurdistan begins exporting oil without coming to an agreement with Baghdad. The remarks came as Minister Hussain al-Shahristani spoke at a conference in London on January 28. The Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) announced in mid-January that oil had begun to flow through a pipeline towards Turkey and that exports would officially start by the end of the month.

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Politics

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Politics, Gibraltar and British Sovereignty / Politics / European Union

By: John_Mauldin

By Grant Williams

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory.

It has an area of 2.6 square miles and juts from the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, overlooking the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. Roughly 30,000 people live in the territory, whose sole distinguishing feature is the very large rock which runs along the eastern edge of the territory and culminates in a dramatic promontory in the northeastern corner.

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Politics

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Great Healthcare Fraud - Defend Your Life / Politics / Healthcare Sector

By: Don_Miller

It's all too easy to get lost in the misinformation and politicking surrounding Obamacare. Dr. Vliet, an independent physician and the past director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (whom I had the good fortune to meet when she spoke at the last Casey Summit) graciously agreed to sit down and clear the fog shrouding the new healthcare law for us. A warm thank you to Dr. Vliet for carving out time in her busy schedule to chat with us today.

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Politics

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Ukraine Protests Perspectives / Politics / Eastern Europe

By: Michael_T_Bucci

A reply given me by an Obama loyalist - a neighbor - several weeks ago could have been a replay of a reply given me in 2008 and 2012 when I warned Progressives and Democrats that Mr. Obama was not the person he pretended to be, nor the president they projected him to be. "He's disappointing, but he's still better than the opposition," quipped the loyalist.

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Politics

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Democracy was Won by the Few for the Many / Politics / US Politics

By: Michael_T_Bucci

A reply given me by an Obama loyalist - a neighbor - several weeks ago could have been a replay of a reply given me in 2008 and 2012 when I warned Progressives and Democrats that Mr. Obama was not the person he pretended to be, nor the president they projected him to be. "He's disappointing, but he's still better than the opposition," quipped the loyalist.

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Politics

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

America's Empire of Drones and Robots / Politics / US Military

By: BATR

Is there any doubt that America’s foreign policy, based upon maintaining a global empire, actually makes us less safe? The misgiving is that such intercession has any actual benefits to the citizens of the country. What once was a respected leadership role of non-interventionism in international affairs, has become a dominating imperium for worldwide control and subjugation. Exporting the "land of the free" is a myth, especially when domestic freedom is a dying memory. Internationalists tell us that military and surveillance drone technology promises enhanced security, with little concern for collateral damage or loss of innocent life. However, the facts do not bear out such claims.

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Politics

Monday, January 27, 2014

Labour 50p Tax Rate Shows Labour Wants Every Street to Become Benefits Street / Politics / Taxes

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The Labour party appears hell bent on putting the UK economy back into reverse gear, back to where it was during the worst economic collapse since the great depression, back to a state that had the annual budget deficit soaring towards £200 billion per year that manifested itself in an over 5% official inflation rate (Real 8%) as its primary strategy for winning elections is to bribe 80% of voters through means of benefits payments such as housing benefits and tax credits and thus have a vested interest in the expansion of Labours welfare state all the way towards an inevitable hyperinflationary collapse.

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Politics

Monday, January 27, 2014

America Is a Vast Slave and Prison Nation / Politics / US Politics

By: Jack_D_Douglas

The US has a vastly greater proportion of people than any other nation in various stages and degrees of police and military confinement and state control. These vast government gulags–”prisons” and “labor camps” and confinement camps in Russian–in the U.S. range from death row absolute control, maximum security prisons, all the way down to juvenile detention camps, probation, parole, minimum security prison camps, indictments, trials, jails and so on.

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Politics

Monday, January 27, 2014

Every Week Should Be School Choice Week / Politics / Educating Children

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

National School Choice week takes place from January 26 to February 1, and during this week education freedom activists around the country will be participating in events highlighting the need for parental control of education. I wholeheartedly endorse National School Choice Week, as parental control of education is a prerequisite for a free and prosperous society.

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Politics

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Russia's Growing Military Power / Politics / Russia

By: Pravda

Today, there is practically nothing left from the military-industrial complex of the USSR, which still strikes imagination of many historians around the world. The collapse of the Soviet military complex occurred after conversion and separation of the republics, where Soviet defense industry companies were located. Will Russia be able to bring back its erstwhile defense power?

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Politics

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Forget Goodfella's the NSA and CIA are the Real Crime Syndicate / Politics / Intelligence Agencies

By: Pravda

David R. Hoffman writes: When I first started writing for Pravda.Ru over ten years ago, I thought I could help change the world. However, at some point, I cannot exactly say when, I lost this faith and writing simply became more of a catharsis and less about believing that my words would make a difference.

As this transformation occurred, I could not help but wonder how many other writers, musicians, artists, and activists endured the same experience.

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Politics

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Partition Ukraine to Prevent Civil War! / Politics / Eastern Europe

By: LewRockwell

As violence and mayhem surge in Ukraine’s capitol, Kiev, fear is growing that Europe, the United States and Russia may be on a collision course.

Ukraine’s latest crisis began last November after Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign an economic cooperation/integration pact with the European Union. Instead, near bankrupt Kiev accepted a Russian offer to supply heavily discounted natural gas and a pledge to buy billions worth of its shaky bonds.

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Politics

Sunday, January 26, 2014

The Infinite Elasticity of Credit – Redux / Politics / Credit Crisis 2014

By: Raul_I_Meijer

I’ve told you that I intend to re-run pieces from the TAE archive from time to time. Today’s is from Nicole Foss, dated September 7, 2010. If possible, it’s only gained in relevance. Credit and debt are not just issues in the US, and not just at the present time either. History is full of credit/debt crises (1294 comes to mind), and so is the world today, as we can see with our w(e)ary eyes watching China and Argentina. The enormous debt bubble that has been blown on top of the one that already existed in 2008, and is being promoted as a cure against the latter, should only serve to remind us of the lessons of history, all the more. Here’s Nicole:

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Politics

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Healthcare has to be Earned / Politics / Health and Fitness

By: Phill_Tomlinson

Healthcare. Should it be a right or should it be earned? Ask 99% of people and they will probably state it is a right for everyone within a developed nation. I'm the one percent. I believe healthcare needs to be earned. The crisis in healthcare within developed countries has not come about from the free market or a defunct laissez faire capitalist system. It has come about from years of Big Government. There is no crisis in the software and computer industry where costs are spiralling out of control with service quality in decline. The freedom of the human spirit and mind is the most powerful weapon to combat poverty. Abundant healthcare needs to be earned.

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Politics

Saturday, January 25, 2014

New Geopolitics of the Coming Global Asymmetric War / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: Andrew_McKillop

New and Old

Even the definition of “asymmetric war” is controversial, because it can concern at least three drivers and methods of conflict, usually between large organized fighting forces and the opposite. Firstly there is the political-economic or other motivation, second the tactics, and thirdly the weapons utilised in asymmetric war - which itself is usually defined by the negative. Some writers say the term was first used by Andrew J. Mack in a 1975 book titled “Why Big Nations Lose Small Wars”. Some military historians conversely say asymmetric war dates from Antiquity, and included the surprise outcome of larger fighting forces losing an asymmetric war with smaller insurgent, militia, terrorist or tight knit politically motivated forces and entities in specific theaters of conflict.

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