Archive for February 12th, 2011

Severe Mexican vegetable shortages expected into March

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

By Andy Nelson ThePacker.com Supplies of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and other vegetables from Mexico will be severely limited until at least March following an early February freeze. Prior to Feb. 4, southern Sinaloa had not suffered a real freeze since 1957, said Jerry Wagner, sales and marketing director for Nogales, Ariz.-based Farmer’s Best International... »

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When China goes hungry, the world shakes

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Keith Bradsher SMH.com.au February 12, 2011 The impact of China’s drought could have serious effects on global food prices and supplies, writes Keith Bradsher. A SEVERE drought is threatening the wheat crop in China, the world’s largest wheat producer, resulting in shortages of drinking water for people and livestock. China has been essentially self-sufficient... »

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Earth economist: The food bubble is about to burst

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

by Alison George NewScientist.com We’re fast draining the fresh water resources our farms rely on, warns Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute What is a food bubble? That’s when food production is inflated through the unsustainable use of water and land. It’s the water bubble we need to worry about now. The... »

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Paul gets CPAC crowd on their feet

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Alexander Mooney CNN Feb 12, 2011 Texas Rep. Ron Paul addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, repeating the mantra of limited government that has rocketed him to stardom among a certain segment of conservative activists. Easily garnering the most enthusiastic applause of the day, Paul advocated for a complete governmental retreat in every... »

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Ron Paul At CPAC: ‘Government is in the process of failing’

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Nathan Diebenow Raw Story Feb 12, 2011 Is he running for US Senate? Is he signaling his bid for US president? Or is he hinting at something deeper within the US political climate? Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) sounded like he was about to hit the campaign trail again during his speech at a right-wing... »

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Bernanke’s Free Ride Is Over

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

by Gary North LewRockwell.com Ben Bernanke took over as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on February 1, 2006. On February 9, 2011, his free ride ended. On that day, Paul Ryan’s House Budget Committee grilled him. Bernanke has yet to appear before Ron Paul’s Subcommittee on Monetary Policy.... »

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Conning the Slaves

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

by Becky Akers LewRockwell.com Seems John “The Perv” Pistole, chief deviant at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), “wants to hear our ” on “transportation security.” Indeed. Haven’t outraged passengers shrieked ideas a-plenty at airports as The Perv’s underlings sexually abuse them? Yet this sociopath not only ignores the clamor, he refuses to change “screening... »

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The Power Elite vs. You and Me

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Our Interests and Their Interests by Murray N. Rothbard LewRockwell.com Excerpted from Rothbard’s 1978 preface to Ludwig von Mises’s The Clash of Group Interests and Other Essays In the 20th century, the advocates of free-market economics almost invariably pin the blame for government intervention solely on erroneous ideas – that is, on incorrect ideas... »

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EGYPT AND THE PYRAMID OF POWER

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

By Investigating Journalist Jon Rappoport February 12, 2011 NewsWithViews.com It’s a grim party. People in the streets, riots, police, soldiers, and nobody seems exactly sure what it’s for. Take your choice: kick out the dictators; new democracy; Islamic theocracy; lower food prices; CIA op. Those are just a few of the possibilities. Spontaneous mobs... »

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Egypt: Controlled Chaos or True Liberation?

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

by Zen Gardner The Intel Hub I don’t know about you, but I’m watching all this unfold in Egypt with a kind of nervous scepticism. While many are saying this is the beginning of an uprising chain-reaction that will bring in new life and hope to other oppressed nations. I hope so, but I... »

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