Archive for May 6th, 2010

Merkel plea to save Europe as contagion hits Iberia

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Europe’s debt markets are flashing danger signals after spreads on Iberian debt reached the highest level since the launch of the euro and investors rushed for safety into German notes, prompting warnings from German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the European Project itself is at risk. By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard TelegraphUK “Contagion pressures continue to rage... »

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Digging Greece out of ruins: Banks across Europe could start to wobble if Greek bonds aren’t shored up

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

by Eric Margolis TheSmirkingChimp.com PARIS — Ah, romantic springtime Paris! Angry farmers drove 1,100 tractors through the City of Light last week. They fired volleys of wet manure from a terrifying farm machine. Train unions, teachers and postmen threaten more strikes. But France’s biggest headache is being caused by Greece and other members of... »

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Greek riot deaths: a black day for the cradle of democracy

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Philip Pangalos TimesOnlineUK May 6, 2010 The fire brigade were dousing the last flames from the bank building when I arrived on the scene. Three engines and an ambulance were there and you could smell the smoke mixed with teargas and pepper spray. Twenty yards away stood two women in their early twenties. They... »

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It’s Not About Greece Any More

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

By Peter Boone and Simon Johnson The Baseline Scenario.com The Greek “rescue” package announced last weekend is dramatic, unprecedented, and far from enough to stabilize the eurozone. The Greek government and the European Union (EU) leadership, prodded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), are finally becoming realistic about the dire economic situation in Greece.... »

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Interesting times, and stepping up the game

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

by Christopher Laird FinancialSense.com Following the great banking crisis of 2007/8 the world now is realizing that the old ways are gone forever. At least the world is getting closer to that realization. What follows is described by the appropriately chosen Chinese Proverb ‘May you live in interesting times.’ to their enemies. Right now,... »

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False Virtue: The Politics of Lying About History

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

by Thomas J. DiLorenzo LewRockwell.com In 1961 Life magazine invited the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren (author of All the King’s Men, and nineteen other novels) to record his thoughts on the meaning of the American “Civil War” on the centennial of that event. Warren responded with a long essay on... »

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The World Should Now Be Considered in Revolution

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

by Robert Wenzel EconomicPolicyJournal.com It is noteworthy that so many disparate groups currently hate government activities that the Mayor of New York City was far off on who drove an SUV into Times Square in an attempt to bomb the famed landmark He initially said : If I had to guess, twenty five cents,... »

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Fattening the State

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. LewRockwell.com Southwest Airlines recently announced that, as of this week, “persons of size” who fly with them will have to purchase an additional seat if they cannot fit into one. The policy is not without precedent: United Airlines already charges heavier passengers double if they cannot fit in one... »

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BISHOPS TO THE LEFT OF SENATE DEMOCRATS ON IMMIGRATION

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

By Cliff Kincaid May 6, 2010 NewsWithViews.com In commenting on the “Real Enforcement with Practical Answers for Immigration Reform” (REPAIR) proposal offered by Senate Democrats, the top Catholic in the U.S. on immigration issues says that it spends too much money on border enforcement and not enough on bailing out the economies of Mexico... »

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To Reduce Them Under Absolute Despotism…

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

by L. Neil Smith NCC-1776.org The smirky caller asked, “You really believe Barack Obama is a socialist?” He went on to assert that the President is pro-business, a capitalist. The show’s host—amazingly, one of talk radio’s Big Three—stuttered and stammered inarticulately, never really answering the caller’s question, until he was finally rescued by the... »

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