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Dominique Strauss-Kahn's jailing and resignation as IMF Director has provoked a bad case of nerves among some who fear that without the Frenchman, the Transatlantic bailouts are, as Lyndon LaRouche put it, finished.
According to ABC News (the White House didn't make the letter available on its website), the letter sent yesterday afternoon argued that the President didn't need to seek their approval on military operations in Libya, because he lied that it's a limited operation, largely providing "non-kinetic support to the NATO-led operation," some aircraft, and "precision strikes by unmanned aerial vehicles a
AFL-CIO National President Richard Trumka declared in a major policy address at the National Press Club in Washington today, that national Democrats must defend the labor movement to get its support.
May 21-The Chilcot Inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq War is starting to look really bad for former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
May 21—The Obama Administration is carrying out what is being called "an unprecedented war on whistle-blowers — even though Obama himself championed the cause of whistle-blowers early in his Administration, calling them "often the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in government."
(LaRouchePAC)—"A team of NASA and Russian scientists thinks it's found a way to predict earthquakes. If it works, it could save a lot of lives." So began San Francisco's ABC TV affiliate's coverage last night of that reality, critical to humanity's surrival, which has now broken into the media around the world.
At the urging of President Obama, Congressional leaders have agreed on a tentative deal that would extend the Patriot Act for four years, until June 1, 2015. The deal, between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner, calls for a vote before May 27, when parts of the current act expire.
An interesting episode may shed some extra light on the ongoing international faction-fight over the bailout issue: at a special hearing of the Bundestag financial policy committee on May 5 (that is one day before that "secret" meeting in Luxembourg), Jochen Sanio, head of the German financial market watchdog BaFin, categorically balked against running another big bailout: "We did it once, and we
May 21—More trouble for Her Majesty's Tony Blair. The Iraq inquiry of Sir John Chilcot has more evidence of the "sexed up" claims of Blair's go-to-war dossier against Iraq. New documents have surfaced, revealing how defense intelligence staff fought against Blair's Labour government falsifying the Iraq September 2002 dossier.