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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

From One Corrupt Congressman to Another / Politics / US Politics

By: Ashvin_Pandurangi

"A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain." -William James

The House Ethics Committee has just voted to confirm there is "clear and convincing" evidence that Charlie Rangel (D-NY) has violated at least eleven different Congressional ethics rules. His violations include failing to pay taxes on his property in the Dominican Republic, illegally transforming a rent-controlled residential apartment into a campaign office and using his status as head of the Ways and Means Committee to secure funds for his public policy center.

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

Misplaced Values Distorted Our Financial System / Politics / Market Regulation

By: Barry_Elias

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleLast week, I discussed how modern economists were insufficient in modeling real world financial decision-making.

My son, a junior at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, recalls our evening time spent working with his “math folder” when he was a young child, no more than three.

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

Europe’s Dirty Secret, Financial Elite Looting Public Treasuries / Politics / Credit Crisis 2010

By: Barry_Grey

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIn a revealing admission concerning the relationship between capitalist governments and international financial interests, the Financial Times on Tuesday wrote of “Europe’s dirty secret.”

The newspaper editorialized against the plan of the European Union, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund to loan Ireland tens of billions of euros in order to guarantee in full the investments of international bankers and bondholders in the country’s failing banking system.

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

America Surrenders, The Collective Will is Broken / Politics / US Politics

By: Barry_M_Ferguson

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleI always wondered what it would feel like. A collective will is broken. A great people are humbled. Concessions are made. The symbolic white flag is raised. Surrender is offered. Control is conceded. Power is transferred. A new era begins. ‘America’  surrenders. It is not a good feeling.

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

The American Way of Life, As Things Fell Apart, Nobody Paid Much Attention / Politics / US Politics

By: James_Quinn

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe American way of life – which is now virtually synonymous with suburbia – can run only on reliable supplies of dependably cheap oil and gas. Even mild to moderate deviations in either price or supply will crush our economy and make the logistics of daily life impossible. – Jim Kunstler - The Long Emergency

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

Don't Fly Until the TSA is Abolished / Politics / US Politics

By: Lewrockwell

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleBecky Akers writes: Wow, but the fur – and clothing, and screeners’ hands – are flying at airports, aren’t they? Yee haw! Christmas came early this year for those of us who hate the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), who have prayed for nine long years that the good Lord would smite it from the face of the earth, who can’t wait to take to the skies again once LaWanda and her porno-scanners roast in Hell.

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

NATO Encircling Russia, Targeting China as Part of U.S. Grand Strategy / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: Global_Research

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleDiana Johnstone writes: On November 19 and 20, NATO leaders meet in Lisbon for what is billed as a summit on “NATO’s Strategic Concept”.  Among topics of discussion will be an array of scary “threats”, from cyberwar to climate change, as well as nice protective things like nuclear weapons and a high tech Maginot Line boondoggle supposed to stop enemy missiles in mid-air. The NATO leaders will be unable to avoid talking about the war in Afghanistan, that endless crusade that unites the civilized world against the elusive Old Man of the Mountain, Hassan i Sabah, eleventh century chief of the Assassins in his latest reincarnation as Osama bin Laden.  There will no doubt be much talk of “our shared values”.

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

Ron Paul Decries TSA Abuses Enough is Enough! / Politics / US Politics

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

Congressman Ron Paul decries TSA abuses on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Politics

Friday, November 19, 2010

The Tea Party Moron Complex, Anti-intellectualism its Rallying Cry / Politics / US Politics

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMatt Taibbi writes: If American politics made any sense at all, we wouldn’t have two giant political parties of roughly equal size perpetually fighting over the same 5–10 percent swatch of undecided voters, blues versus reds. Instead, the parties should be broken down into haves and have-nots -- a couple of obnoxious bankers on the Upper East Side running for office against 280 million pissed-off credit card and mortgage customers.

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Politics

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Ireland's Economic Suicide Pact with the E.U. / Politics / Euro-Zone

By: Mike_Whitney

Best Financial Markets Analysis Article

Ireland could be the next Lehman Brothers. That's what has the markets worried. If Irish leaders refuse to accept a bailout from the EU's new European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), then bondholders will be forced to take haircuts on their investments which will leave banks in Germany and France short of capital. Bonds yields will rise sharply slowing activity in the credit markets. An Irish default will trigger hundreds of billions of dollars in credit default swaps (CDS), which will push weaker counterparties into bankruptcy and domino through the financial system. Contagion will spread to Portugal, Greece, Spain and Italy widening bond yields and forcing governments to increase their borrowing at the ECB. Business activity will sputter, unemployment will rise, and growth will shrink. It will be a second financial meltdown.

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Politics

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Financial End Times, Ruling on the Behalf of Wall Streets Super Rich / Politics / US Politics

By: Michael_Hudson

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleNow that President Obama is almost celebrating his bipartisan willingness to renew the tax cuts for the super-rich enacted under George Bush ten years ago, it is time for Democrats to ask themselves how strongly they are willing to oppose an administration that looks like Bush-Cheney III. Is this what they expected by Mr. Obama’s promise to rise above partisan politics – by ruling on behalf of Wall Street, now that it is the major campaign backer of both parties?

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Politics

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Quantitative Easing is Sinking the Fed's Status / Politics / Central Banks

By: Robert_Murphy

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleUh oh, Mr. Bernanke, the natives are getting restless. Now it's not just Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck, or foreign central bankers, but more and more American economists who are starting to openly challenge the second round of "quantitative easing."

It's tough to rule the world, and sometimes the benighted masses get uppity. The first surprising pushback came in the summer of 2009, during the healthcare "town hall" meetings, which scared many legislators back to DC. More recently, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials seemed unprepared for the outrage over invasive pat downs and body scans.

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Politics

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Russia Loses China Arms Race / Politics / Russia

By: Pravda

Russia is losing the Chinese arms market. An official spokesman for Russia's defense export giant Rosoboronexport, Sergey Kornev, stated at Airshow China 2010 that the amount of orders between Russia and China had dropped because the Chinese market had been saturated with arms. It particularly goes about the aviation technology. Russia, the official stated, has delivered 280 Su fighters to China during the recent years.

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Politics

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Ireland Bailout Imminent, Press Euro-zone Breakup Speculation, Germany Leaving the Euro? / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIrish politicians during the past week have been playing the game of stating that Ireland does not want an E.U. / Euro-zone bailout (loan), not because Ireland can survive without a bailout but rather Ireland is trying to ensure that the strings attached to the inevitable bailout will not wreck the Irish economy for the next decade, especially as the likes of Germany (primary bailout funder) wants Ireland to raise its highly competitive 12% Corporation Tax that entices businesses across the E.U. to relocate to Ireland. Which I am sure that the Irish Government will intensely resist giving up, which therefore acts as a measure against which to evaluate the degree to which the Irish negotiators have been successful in gaining the bailout at a too high price for Ireland.

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Politics

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

How Many Grad Students Do We Need? / Politics / Social Issues

By: Daniel_Coleman

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe recent fad of text-to-speech videos has placed its crosshairs on the unfortunate case of many young Americans who — facing a much higher unemployment rate than the nation as a whole — have turned to graduate school in record numbers. They typically do so to improve their job prospects, fulfill their intellectual fantasies, or simply escape the harsh reality of a depressed economy for another few years. It is clear that this trend cannot end happily for a large number of these students.

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Politics

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

U.S. $60 Billion Saudi Arms Sale Into the Arms of King Abdullah / Politics / Middle East

By: MISES

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleCongress was recently notified by the US administration that it would be selling weapons to Saudi Arabia in one of the largest arms sales in history. The $60 billion deal includes advanced military aircraft, new helicopters, and other weapons such as missiles and bombs.

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Politics

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Hunger in America / Politics / Social Issues

By: Global_Research

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticlePatrick Martin writes: Some 15 percent of US households, 17.4 million families or about 50 million people, were too poor to buy adequate food last year, according to a new report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). More than a third of these households, with as many as one million children, were missing meals on a regular basis, the study found.

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Politics

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Global Geopolitical Dislocation and the Worldwide Financial Crisis / Politics / Global Debt Crisis

By: Global_Research

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleAs the LEAP/E2020 team anticipated in its open letter to the G20 leaders published in the international edition of the Financial Times of 24 March 2009, on the eve of the London Summit, the question of a fundamental reform of the international monetary system is central to any attempt to solve the current crisis.

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Politics

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The World Shorts the U.S. Dollar / Politics / US Politics

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

A remarkable confluence of recent events has brought unprecedented but very welcome attention to both U.S. monetary policy and the global political economy in general.

First, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke recently announced that the Fed would embark upon another round of monetary easing by purchasing $600 billion worth of U.S. Treasury debt. This amounts to an admission that markets have run out of patience with our profligacy, and therefore our own central bank literally must serve as the buyer of last resort for Treasury debt.

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Politics

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Fed`s Quantitative Easing Violates the Rule of Law / Politics / US Politics

By: David_DeGraw

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe Federal Reserve represents global banking interests who have overstepped their legal authority. Their Quantitative Easing program is an explicit violation of the Constitution. By deliberately devaluing the dollar and causing the price of basic necessities to rise, the Federal Reserve is, as a matter of strategic policy, sacrificing a significant percentage of the US population for the benefit of a few global bankers. In the process, they are also igniting a global currency war that threatens the security of the American people. In clear terms, the Federal Reserve’s actions represent a declaration of war against the people of the United States.

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