Archive for March, 2012
BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 1 (UPI) — Iraq is very interested in shipping its natural gas reserves through the planned Nabucco pipeline for Europe, the country’s oil minister said.
Iraqi officials have expressed support for the Nabucco natural gas pipel…
KIEV, Ukraine, March 1 (UPI) — A prison sentence handed to former the Ukrainian internal affairs minister is more evidence the country doesn’t respect human rights, critics say.
Yuriy Lutsenko was found guilty of embezzlement and abuse of office Mon…
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is a riverboat gambler who has embarked on the greatest economic gamble in the history of world finance. But unlike the gambler who can squander only his own fortune, Bernanke’s gamble has created a worldwide crisis. Through quantitative easing, the Fed has declared currency war on the world.
In Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, Rickards discusses how nations have purposely debased their currencies both to benefit themselves and hurt others. He posits that there have been three currency wars just since 1900, and we are currently engaged in the third one. The first, Rickards writes, lasted from 1921 to 1936. The second was from 1967 to 1987. The one happening now began in 2010.
An effort to circumvent sanctions on Iran was particularly sensitive because the institution in question in the United Arab Emirates is partly owned by the local government of Dubai, an ally of the United States.
Watch Wayne Allyn Root report on the true 1 percent: government employees. This is the privileged class that is straining taxpayers to the breaking point and bankrupting the U.S. economy. Will you retire with $5 million to $10 million? Average government employees are doing it every day. Watch here to understand the greatest scam since Bernie Madoff.
The 1st Amendment has been under attack by the American political elite for some time, and a bill voted on in the House on Monday sets the next portion of the Amendment in line for the chopping block.
The Navy has announced that it is getting close to developing an electromagnetic gun that can fire rounds at targets more than 100 miles away. Called an electromagnetic railgun, the weapon consists of parallel rails and uses a magnetic field and electric current to generate energy to fire rounds accurate at up to 115 miles.
Liberals from the ivory towers of the corporate media to the sewers of the left-wing blogosphere have raised the hue and cry about firearms in the wake of the killing of three students, allegedly at the hand of the severely disturbed T.J. Lane in Chardon, Ohio.
The National Highway Safety Institute has set in place a law that will require that all vehicles come equipped with rear-view cameras, a measure that — if 100 percent effective — will prevent 228 American deaths each year at a cost of about $12 million each to American auto buyers.