Archive for February 9th, 2011

Forget Your “Junk”—The TSA Wants to Feel Up Your Mind

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Ben Buchwalter Mother Jones Feb 9, 2011 IF YOU’RE UNHAPPY with the choice between having the Transportation Security Administration “porno-scanning” you or touching your junk, this might also freak you out: The TSA is trying to read your mind. Since June 2003, it’s been monitoring travelers’ facial expressions and body language for signs that... »

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This Proves That Obama Really Is a Christian

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

By Doug Newman February 8, 2011 In the following clip, Obama tells the National Prayer Breakfast: “My Christian faith then has been a sustaining force for me over these last few years.” So there you have it. Obama talked about his Christian faith. It must make him a Christian. Why he might even... »

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Patriot Act fails on House floor — but it will be back

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Daniel Tencer Raw Story Feb 9, 2011 A plan that would have seen the House of Representatives extend controversial provisions of the Patriot Act with little debate failed Tuesday night, as a group of Republicans joined a majority of Democrats in voting no. The House voted 277 to 148 for the Patriot Act extension... »

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Egyptian opposition defiant over VP’s warning

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s protesters and opposition groups were infuriated Wednesday by a warning from Vice President Omar Suleiman that if their movement doesn’t enter negotiations, a “coup” could take place causing greater chaos, as a mass demonstration in a central Cairo square entered its 16th day. Suleiman’s sharply worded warning cast a... »

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Egypt nears military coup. USS warships in Suez Canal

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 February 8, 2011 A fresh surge of popular anti-Mubarak protest ripping across Egypt Tuesday, Feb. 8 has brought the country closer to a military coup to stem the anarchy than at any time since the street caught fire on Jan. 25. Vice President Omar Suleiman warned a group of Egyptian news editors that... »

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Gold Game Changer: J.P. Morgan Accepts Bullion as Money

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

By Janet Tavakoli J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. announced on February 7, 2011 that it will accept physical gold as collateral for investors that want to make short-term borrowings of cash or securities. Presenting gold to satisfy demands for performance bond collateral has been allowed on the London CME in a limited way... »

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Gold at EUR1,000/oz – Strong Physical Demand Leading To Illiquid Conditions

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

by Tyler Durden 02/09/2011 From GoldCore Strong Physical Demand Leading to Illiquid Conditions Gold’s fundamentals remain strong with robust demand internationally; particularly in Asia where inflation is taking hold. Strong demand can be seen in the premiums being paid for gold bars in various parts of Asia, especially in India, Vietnam and China.... »

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China Is Orchestrating A 30% Crash In The Property Market

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

by Tyler Durden 02/09/2011 Something curious was noted this morning on CNBC Europe: namely a reference to an article in the Shanghai Financial News, according to which China is quietly (or not so quietly) trying to orchestrate a 30% drop in real estate prices, in the form of a “Thunder attack” which combines... »

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Which Currency Will Crash First?

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

By Rosanne Lim 2010 was an exciting year for currencies. The dollar, euro, the yen, and the yuan all went under the spotlight. Except for the yuan, each experienced drastic swings wrought about by internal or external factors. But overall, these events underwhelmed confidence in paper money. The main reason is because of... »

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12 Reasons Why Ron Paul Is Very Different From Most Of The Other Contenders For The Republican Presidential Nomination In 2012

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 Even though most of the potential contenders for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012 have not formally announced their intentions yet, the truth is that the race has already begun. Just look at all of the Republican politicians that have scheduled visits to Iowa. Potential candidates are gearing up their campaigns and it... »

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