The LaRouche Plan
The Basement Project
The French magazine Le Point, along with the British tabloid, Mail on Sunday, reports today that Dominique Strauss-Kahn was on a sex rampage the weekend of the alleged rape of the Sofitel Hotel chamber maid, that led to his arrest and subsequent resignation as Managing Director of the IMF.
New revelations are coming out in a pair of tell-tale biographies that show the President to be a thoroughgoing liar about some of the most rudimentary facts of his personal life. New biographies of the President's mother, Stanley Anne Dunham, and his father, Barack Obama Sr., bear no resemblance to the story line put forward by the President during his 2008 campaign, and since.
Demonstrating that the fight for Glass-Steagall inspires the general welfare principle, The City of Irvington, NJ (pop. 65,000), which passed both the HBPA, in 2007, and recently, a resolution in support of HR 1489, decided to put a freeze on home foreclosure evictions.
The necessity for nothing-else-but a Glass Steagall reinstatement, is shown in the unravelling first 15 days of the first month of the new FY 2012 for 46 states and thousands of local governments. A few examples.
Following threats that Italy would face imminent fiscal collapse and bring the Inter-Alpha banking system down with it, the Italian Parliament passed an austerity budget in the shortest time in the history of the Italian Parliament.
One of Rupert Murdoch's top lieutenants, Rebekah Brooks, was arrested today, in the latest blow to the Murdoch propaganda empire. The phone-hacking scandal, which has been percolating since 2006, has now erupted into a full-blown trans-Atlantic blitzkrieg against the media empire of the Australian-born Lord Beaverbrook protege.
The attempt by Republican Darrell Issa to slander the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC, or "Angelides Commission") has backfired, as an examination of FCIC documents indicates that Republicans on the commission may have leaked confidential documents to outside parties and improperly used their positions to further Republican goals.
The newly-imposed local, state and Federal cuts in health care, especially Medicaid, as of July 1, are causing chaos and harm.
A group of protesters representing the Progressive Change Campaign Committee demonstrated outside Obama's campaign headquarters in Chicago on Friday morning, and delivered over 200,000 signed pledges refusing to donate to or volunteer for Obama's reelection campaign, if he cuts Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security.