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Friday, January 19, 2007

'The White House' Bumper Stickers

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Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Joe Biden Abdicates Senate Oversight of Iraq War

The Democrats now control both houses of Congress. The American people have clearly indicated that they have had enough of the Iraq mess. Latest polls indicate that only 21% of Americans approve of our 'Dear Leader's' handling of the Iraq war.

So what position does one of the most powerful Democrats on Capitol Hill take on the war? We get this pap---

"There is nothing a United States Senate can do to stop a president from conducting his war," Biden said. "The only thing that is going to change the president's mind, if he continues on a course that is counterproductive, is having his party walk away from his position."

Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 1/04/07-- "White House Postponing Loss of Iraq, Biden Says" By Glenn KesslerWashington Post Staff Writer, Friday, January 5, 2007; Page A06

Senator Biden, do you know anything at all about history? In 1975, Congress cut off all funding for the Vietnam War, despite entreaties from President Ford. Why is the Democratic Party so passive and prostrate before our idiot president--who responds to the election results by escalating the conflict.

The U.S. is rapidly drifting from being a 'Proto-Fascist' state (John Dean's description) to full-blown Fascism, where elections are meaningless and real power rests in the hands of giant corporate entities & a corrupt Executive branch.

I G Farben = Halliburton

Germany invades Poland in a 'preventive' war=U.S. invades Iraq in a 'preventive war'.

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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Topsy-Turvy World Economy

Alan Abelson ('Up & Down Wall Street') writes in the 12/25/06 issue of Barrons...

"...perhaps there's something a bit topsy-turvy in the world economy when..."

'the 173,000 employees of the 5 largest U.S. brokerage firms earn a bonus of $36 billion, which is larger than half of Vietnam's GDP with 84 million people.'

'Excess liquidity has created large imbalances & economic distortions that one day will have to be corrected, and I am afraid not in a pleasant way.'

---quotes attributed to Marc Faber (Contributor to Barron's Roundtable & proprietor of the famed "Gloom, Boom & Doom Report")