Archive for June, 2010

Political Fight Over Police Layoffs

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

KCBS.com OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) — Outside police unions are sending out mailers to Oakland residents, urging them to oppose the police layoffs planned for the city. There’s a letter from the San Francisco Police Officers Association and a glossy mailer, both paid for by the “Coalition for a Safer California.” That group’s funding comes... »

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More Cuts on the Way for Public Sector Workers as Union Leaders Capitulate to the Employer

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

by Richard Mellor IndyBay.org Richard Mellor AFSCME Local 444, retired Oakland CA 6-29-10 Harley Shaiken is an oft quoted “expert” on Labor issues. He must be an expert as he’s a professor at a university, at UC Berkeley to be exact. He is quoted yet again in a story in today’s Wall Street Journal.... »

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The G-20 Power Grab Accelerates

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

by Gary North LewRockwell.com The G-8 meeting (Friday and Saturday) and the G-20 meeting (Saturday and Sunday) that were held in Canada provided the world’s major political leaders a forum to promise the usual grab-bag of goodies that governments are clearly incapable of providing: (1) economic growth, meaning no double-dip recession; (2) austerity spending... »

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Gun Control Laws

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

by Thomas Sowell JWR.com Now that the Supreme Court of the United States has decided that the Second Amendment to the Constitution means that individual Americans have a right to bear arms, what can we expect? Those who have no confidence in ordinary Americans may expect a bloodbath, as the benighted masses start shooting... »

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Colonialism, Obama-Style

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The real goal of ‘nation-building’ by Justin Raimondo LewRockwell.com Everyone is shocked – shocked! – that the indiscretions of Gen. Stanley McChrystal failed to provoke a general reevaluation of our course in Afghanistan, rather than merely a review of who’s in charge of it. I find this shocking. After all, as I recall, Obama... »

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McDONALD v. CHICAGO: THE GREAT MISUNDERSTANDING OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

PART 1 By Timothy N. Baldwin, JD. June 30, 2010 NewsWithViews.com One of my highly-esteemed colleagues, Wilton Strickland, who is an author, columnist, attorney in Florida and Montana, magna cum laude graduate of the college of William and Mary law school and a fond friend of liberty accurately described a major problem in America... »

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MEDICAL JOURNALS PIMP FOR BIG PHARMA

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

By Jon Christian Ryter June 19, 2010 NewsWithViews.com PLoS Medicine a peer review journal for the Public Library of Science claimed in an article that the most respected medical journals have become much too dependent on revenue from the pharmaceutical industry from two sources. First, advertising revenue which, according to PLoS, is the least... »

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Warning signals of a double-dip recession flash brightly across the world

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Global bond markets are flashing warning signals of a sharp slowdown in growth across the world and a possible slide toward a double-dip recession and outright deflation. By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard TelegraphUK 29 Jun 2010 The yield on two-year US Treasuries has fallen to a record low of 0.61pc in a flight to safety, a... »

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Home Prices Could Drop 50% As The Great Recession Resumes

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Richard Suttmeier Forbes.com In my opinion the Recession that was time-stamped by the Economic Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) to have begun in December 2007 has not ended and continues today. How can the NBER declare an end to this Recession with unemployment at 9.7% when the Recession began with unemployment at 4.6%? The... »

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Greeks Walk Off Job to Protest Overhaul to Pensions, Labor Laws

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

By Maria Petrakis and Natalie Weeks BusinessInsider.com Jun 29, 2010 More than 9,000 protesters marched through Athens today as Greek unions staged their fifth general strike of the year to challenge government plans to cut pension benefits and loosen labor laws. The walkout halted state services including public transport and tax offices and disrupted... »

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