Sunday November 7th, 2010
|In the Name of All That's Holy -- Don't Call The Police!
posted 11/07/2010, 5:07 PM (William Grigg)|
Whenever police murder an innocent human being, the official stenographers in the government-aligned media resort to dissimulation of the kind one would expect from a North Korean propagandist. Thus the entirely unnecessary death of 61-year-old Pennsylvania resident Robert Neill, who was lethally electrocuted at about 4:00 a.m. November 6, is described as a result of his own “aggressive” behavior to the mob of armed strangers who repeatedly electrocuted him in his own home.
There is a sense in which Mr. Neill bears a measure of responsibility for his death: He made the mistake of calling the police to complain that he was being harassed by neighbors. The harassment he could have endured, but the “help” he received from the police proved fatal.
Dutifully reciting the version offered by Mr. Neill’s killers, Fox affiliate WPMT reports: “As the police tried to investigate the harassment claims Neil became very aggressive and combative. Neill continued to struggle with the officers after several attempts to calm him down and the officers used a taser on him which did calm him down.”
After officers from the Mount Joy Borough Police Department had tranquilized Neill through a mild dose of electro-shock torture, officers from two other agencies — the Susquehanna Regional Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police — arrived on the scene to “assist” the assailants. Thus fortified in their confrontation with the “aggressive,” “combative” man, the heroes once again deployed the taser against Neill. This succeeded in “subduing” the frantic man, who was collected by EMTs and died en route to the hospital.
|Two Creepy Quotes of the Day
posted 11/07/2010, 5:07 PM (David Kramer)|
At the most recent Veterans Day Parade in St. Louis, two of America’s sheeple give us a view into their brainwashed minds.
At 1:26, from a brainwashed dope whose family obviously has a genetic defect because he lists many who have fought for “freedom”:
“And after all, if you’re going to indoctrinate children into something, gotta start when they’re young.”That’s right--just like Adolf Hitler believed: Get 'me while they’re young.
At 1... (more)
|American Airlines Pilots in Revolt Against the TSA
posted 11/07/2010, 5:07 PM (The Atlantic)|
This is a letter from Captain Dave Bates, the president of the Allied Pilots Association, which represents 11,000 American Airlines pilots, to his members, in which he calls on pilots to refuse back-scatter screening and demand private pat-downs from TSA officers. Bates's argument is multifaceted and extremely cogent. He worries about increased exposure to radiation, of course (a big worry among commercial pilots) and he is eloquent on the subject of intentional humiliation:
There is... (more)
|World bank president seeks gold standard debate
posted 11/07/2010, 5:06 PM (Financial Times)|
Leading economies should consider readopting a modified global gold standard to guide currency movements, argues the president of the World Bank.
Mr Zoellick, a former US Treasury official, calls for a system that “is likely to need to involve the dollar, the euro, the yen, the pound and a renminbi that moves towards internationalisation and then an open capital account”. He adds: “The system should also consider employing gold as an international reference point of market ex... (more)
These people are not all idiots, they know what is coming and they're preparing for it.
|Number of the Week: $10.2 Trillion in Global Borrowing
posted 11/07/2010, 5:06 PM (Wall Street Journal)|
$10.2 trillion: The amount of money advanced-nation governments will need to borrow in 2011
As the debts of advanced countries rise to levels not seen since the aftermath of World War II, it’s hard to know how much is too much. But it’s easy to see that the risk of serious financial trouble is growing.
Next year, fifteen major developed-country governments, including the U.S., Japan, the U.K., Spain and Greece, will have to raise some $10.2 trillion to repay maturin... (more)
I love how delusional this line is:
"..the U.S. and other advanced nations are putting pressure on China to allow its currency to appreciate against the dollar. All else equal, such a move would curb demand for dollar-denominated debt from a country that is the largest foreign holder of U.S. Treasurys.
In the U.S., domestic investors could pick up the slack. The Federal Reserve has committed to buy an added $600 billion in U.S. government debt over the next eight months. Demand from households has been very strong as U.S. consumers boost their savings rate. Tighter regulations could push banks to buy more safe assets such as U.S. Treasurys."
In what world is the Fed an investor? That's monetizing their own debt, that's hyperinflationary and suicidal. As to the banks, they don't want government debt, they just got bailed out for all their toxic assets, they're going to stock up on gold and probably flee the country. The line saying "Tighter regulations could push banks to buy more safe assets such as U.S. Treasurys." makes me think they're going to force banks to buy treasuries to prop up the regime. - Chris
|Rep. Ron Paul expected to lead House in Federal Reserve oversight
posted 11/07/2010, 5:06 PM (Reuters)|
Republican Representative Ron Paul on Thursday said he will push to examine the Federal Reserve's monetary policy decisions if he takes control of the congressional subcommittee that oversees the central bank as expected in January.
"I think they're way too independent. They just shouldn't have this power," Paul, a longtime Fed critic, said in an interview with Reuters. "Up until recently it has been modest but now it's totally out of control."
Paul is currently the... (more)
|Bernanke Defends Bond Purchases, Predicts Stronger Growth
posted 11/07/2010, 5:06 PM (Bloomberg)|
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the central bank must focus on the U.S. rather than overseas economies when trying to spur the recovery by purchasing an additional $600 billion in Treasuries.
“Our first objective, the first goal that we have, is to meet our mandate to get price stability and maximum employment in the United States,” Bernanke said yesterday in response to questions from college students in Jacksonville, Florida. “A strong U.S. economy, a recovering ec... (more)
|Stalin would have been proud
posted 11/07/2010, 5:05 PM (National Post)|
In the 1930s, that great legal innovator Joseph Stalin introduced the show trial. The accused would stand up in court and willingly, even eagerly, confess to the most fantastical crimes. At the first great show trial, in 1936, Grigori Zinoviev, Lev Kamenev and other former senior Communist party members admitted to being members of a terrorist organization. They said they had plotted to kill Stalin and other Soviet leaders. In the following years, as Stalin's purges picked up steam, show trials ... (more)