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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Mass shooting at Fort Hood and a bitterly blunt perspective / Politics / US Politics

By: Michael_T_Bucci

In his November 7 essay "What Happened to the Stock Market Crash?", Nadeem Walayat invites the envy of most analysts published at his financial site, The Market Oracle, who discover how correct he was when they weren't. To a lay outsider like myself given to overdoses of metaphysics, I induce his methodology to be a variant of Taoism - just follow the path that is before you. It is revealing itself. Don't impose subjective emotions, beliefs, wishes, fears or desires upon it. It always speaks for itself and objectively about itself. Listen. Watch. Discern its message and essence. Then, work with it, not against it. (Not easy!)

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Politics

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Rising Military Expenditure, The Coming U.S. Budget Attack / Politics / US Politics

By: Global_Research

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe United States is moving backwards…fast. State budget cuts are decimating essential health and social services; public education is being destroyed; the social safety net is in tatters. To make matters worse, all of this is occurring when the loss of jobs stands at a twenty-six year high with no end in sight.

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Politics

Saturday, November 07, 2009

It's Time to Rally for Financial Reform / Politics / Market Regulation

By: Danny_Schechter

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleTo paraphrase Marat-Sade: ‘the Election came,  and the election went, and unrest turned back into discontent.’ 

The Dems lost two Governors, one an unpopular former high honcho at Goldman Sachs, not exactly a populist crusader, and picked up one house seat in a Congressional District no oever heard about before.

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Politics

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

America the Betrayed / Politics / US Politics

By: Richard_C_Cook

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIf you want to get an idea of what America once was like, read the poems of Walt Whitman.  Whitman was born in Long Island in 1819 and grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y. His family was poor, but even though he left school at the age of 11 he gave himself an education by reading and working in the printing shop of a newspaper until he gradually became a published writer. He worked as a teacher and news reporter and owned his own newspaper by the age of 20.

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Politics

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Central Banksterism / Politics / Central Banks

By: Gary_North

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleI have presented the basics of monetary theory, as developed by Austrian School economists. A distinct Austrian School theory of money goes back to Ludwig von Mises' book, The Theory of Money and Credit (1912). Mises amplified this theory over the years until its culmination in Human Action (1949). His disciple, Murray Rothbard, extended Mises' analysis in a series of books, most notably chapter 11 of Man, Economy, and State (1962), America's Great Depression (1963), What Has Government Done to Our Money? (1964), and The Mystery of Banking (1983).

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Politics

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Regulatory Reforms of Systemically Important Too Big To Fail Financial Institutions / Politics / Market Regulation

By: RGE_Monitor

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Politics

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Life and Debt Video / Politics / New World Order

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIf you have ever wonderd what the IMF and the New world Order can do to a third world country, this one is for you. Life & Debt is a woven tapestry of sequences focusing on the stories of individual Jamaicans whose strategies for survival and parameters of day-to-day existence are determined by the U.S. and other foreign economic agendas.

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Politics

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

States Should Cut Wall Street Out! Own Your Own Bank / Politics / Credit Crisis 2009

By: Ellen_Brown

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticlePouring money into the private banking system has only fixed the economy for bankers and the wealthy; it has not done much to address either the fundamental problem of unemployment or the debt trap so many Americans find themselves in.

President Obama's $787 billion stimulus plan has so far failed to halt the growth of unemployment: 2.7 million jobs have been lost since the stimulus plan began. California has lost 336,400 jobs. Arizona has lost 77,300. Michigan has lost 137,300. A total of 49 states and the District of Columbia have all reported net job losses.

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Politics

Monday, November 02, 2009

Representative Issa's Letter to William Dudley Requesting AIG Bailout Disclosure / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Janet_Tavakoli

Mr. William C. Dudley
President
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045

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Politics

Monday, November 02, 2009

Obama and the U.S. Strategy of Buying Time / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: STRATFOR

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMaking sense of U.S. President Barack Obama's strategy at this moment is difficult. Not only is it a work in progress, but the pending decisions he has to make -- on Iran, Afghanistan and Russia -- tend to obscure underlying strategy. It is easy to confuse inaction with a lack of strategy. Of course, there may well be a lack of strategic thinking, but that does not mean there is a lack of strategy.

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Politics

Monday, November 02, 2009

Government Statistics and Lies / Politics / Market Manipulation

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

There has been a lot of talk in Washington recently about senior citizens, mostly about how various healthcare reform models would help or hurt them. But there is another critical issue that has quietly devastated seniors financially over the last few decades. It concerns how the cost of living is calculated. How does the administration justify not giving a cost of living increase to Social Security recipients this year? According to the official Consumer Price Index calculation, life has gotten cheaper for the first time in decades. If the government can show statistically that the cost of living has gone down, not up, then they can make the case for not giving a cost of living increase to social security recipients. But does this match reality? Using older calculations of CPI, the cost of living has actually increased - by roughly 5%.

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Politics

Monday, November 02, 2009

The Ayn Rand Cult / Politics / Social Issues

By: Murray_N_Rothbard

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIn the America of the 1970s we are all too familiar with the religious cult, which has been proliferating in the last decade. Characteristic of the cult (from Hare Krishna to the "Moonies" to EST to Scientology to the Manson Family) is the dominance of the guru, or Maximum Leader, who is also the creator and ultimate interpreter of a given creed to which the acolyte must be unswervingly loyal. The major if not the only qualification for membership and advancement in the cult is absolute loyalty to and adoration of the guru, and absolute and unquestioning obedience to his commands.

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Politics

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Iraq Security Report, Rebounding Jihad? / Politics / Iraq War

By: STRATFOR

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleOn Oct. 25, militants in Iraq conducted a coordinated attack in which they detonated large vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) at the federal Ministry of Justice building and the Baghdad Provincial Council building nearly simultaneously. The two ministries are located in central Baghdad near the Green Zone and are just over a quarter of a mile apart.

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Politics

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Health Care Solution Analysis / Politics / Healthcare Sector

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleJonathan K. Solan writes: America’s politicians are proposing “Cures“ for health care at a rapid pace.  Each “Cure” is immediately challenged by people and organizations from both ends of the political spectrum.  One side says the cure is too expensive, the other side says the cure does not go far enough.  All sides say we need more insurance.

Most Americans listen to the arguments and they intuitively know what they don’t like in the proposals, but they hear little in the way of proposals that they intuitively do like.  They don’t like hearing higher taxes, forced enrollment in insurance, Government options, and fines for not having insurance.  Americans know that the American way is freedom, not government force.  Why do the politicians repeatedly turn to the use of force to fix problems? 

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Politics

Thursday, October 29, 2009

What the Taliban Actually Think About Receiving Democracy / Politics / Afghanistan

By: Butler_Shaffer

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleFor might makes right,
And till they’ve seen the light,
They’ve got to be protected,Send the Marines
All their rights respected,
Till somebody we like can be elected.

~ Tom Lehrer - (Lyrics from his "")

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Politics

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Afghanistan, What is Going on? / Politics / Afghanistan

By: Pravda

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticlePRAVDA.Ru sources in Pakistan state that the US military forces are pulling back from the border posts between Afghanistan and Pakistan, while at the same time the Pakistani army is engaged in a major offensive against the Taliban. Is this to allow the Taliban to move freely, while the hidden objective is the Pakistani State?

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Politics

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The Fear-Mongering Pandemic! / Politics / Global Pandemic

By: Gary_D_Barnett

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleAll the talk of pandemics that can only be solved by government intervention has me in a rage. I am literally sick of the fear-mongering rhetoric spewed by everyone from government officials to the mainstream media, advocacy groups, pharmaceutical companies, and the World Health Organization about false threats. The real threat to us all lies in our acceptance of fear, and in our acceptance of a false prophet as savior. What is at stake here is not a threat from disease or other disasters, but a threat to what’s left of our precious liberty due to the government’s fear-mongering about false "pandemics."

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Politics

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The Fed Saves the Nation / Politics / Central Banks

By: Stephen_Merrill

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gets more than his share of grief.  He is, after all, just the present grand master for the Keynesian policies that have ruled Washington since the days of Herbert Hoover.

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Politics

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

U.S. Government Squandered Billions in the AIG Deal / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Janet_Tavakoli

Janet Tavakoli, founder of Chicago-based Tavakoli Structured Finance Inc., a financial consulting firm, says the government squandered billions in the AIG deal.

“There’s no way they should have paid at par,” she says. “AIG was basically bankrupt.”

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Politics

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Michael Moore's Action Plan: 15 Things Every American Can Do Right Now / Politics / US Politics

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleYou've Seen the Movie -- Now It's Time to ACT!

Friends,

It's the #1 question I'm constantly asked after people see my movie: "OK -- so NOW what can I DO?!"

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