Archive for February 22nd, 2011

Iran Warships Begin Suez Crossing

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/22/2011 Despite indications that the US would attempt to forcefully box the Iranian warships in the Red Sea, first observed here, this strategy, if that was indeed the plan, has failed, and according to Egypt’s state-run MENA agency, the Suez crossing for one (very old) Iranian frigate and one (very... »

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Police Would “Absolutely” Use Force On Wisconsin Protesters

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Despite publicly condemning Governor Scott Walker’s proposal, troopers would obey orders to crush dissent Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Police would don riot gear and “absolutely” use force on protesters in Wisconsin, according to a state law enforcement representative, further stoking fears that the ongoing union demonstrations against a plan... »

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Middle East Uprisings: Order Out of Chaos

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Kurt Nimmo Prison Planet.com Monday, February 21, 2011 Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday called on Muslims to “remove” the United States from the Islamic world “The main problem in the Muslim world is the presence of the United States. It is the biggest problem. We need to address that,” he told... »

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Rumor Of Emergency OPEC Meeting To Hike Crude Supply

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/22/2011 Those following the move in WTI this morning may wonder what the catalyst for the ongoing retracement has been. According to Italian sources (the country most affected by developments in Libya so take it with a grain of salt), OPEC is meeting in Riyadh to evaluate hiking crude supply... »

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Kadafi’s last refuge, fear, is collapsing

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi’s vanity and reliance on repression led him to underestimate Libyans’ anger against him. By Jeffrey Fleishman Los Angeles Times Reporting from Cairo – Moammar Kadafi’s many vanities led the Libyan leader and his intelligence network into miscalculating the breadth of outrage against him in his own land. Long one of... »

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Why Do Protests Bring Down Regimes?

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

By Andrew Sullivan The Atlantic.com Joshua Tucker asked the question awhile back. Graeme Robertson’s answer: The key to answer this question, I think, is to understand the basic nature of authoritarian rule. While the news media focus on “the dictator”, almost all authoritarian regimes are really coalitions involving a range of players with different... »

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Oil shock fears as Libya erupts

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

The spectre of full civil war in oil-rich Libya and reports of the creation of an Islamic emirate in country’s “Barqa” region has moved the Mid-East crisis into a more dangerous phase, setting off an explosive rise in US crude prices. By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Telegraph.co.uk 21 Feb 2011 “This is potentially worse for oil... »

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Libya defectors: Pilots told to bomb protesters flee to Malta

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

As Muammar Gadaffi’s ambassadors and most of Libya’s UN mission resign, two air force pilots escape rather than obey orders By John Hooper in Rome and Ian Black Guardian.co.uk Two high-ranking Libyan air force pilots have who fled to Malta in their aircraft are reported to have told officials they escaped rather than carry... »

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Government Shutdown 2011? 5 Reasons Why It Wouldn’t Really Matter Either Way

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

The EndOfTheAmericanDream.com Is the U.S. government going to shutdown on March 4th, 2011? Possibly. The current temporary funding extension expires on that day. Speaker of the House John Boehner has pledged that the Republicans in the House will not pass another temporary funding extension that does not include “deep” cuts. Barack Obama has pledged... »

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As The Obamas And The Ultra-Wealthy Live The High Life Most Americans Are Going Through Economic Hell

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

EconomicCollapseBlog.com Barack Obama recently made the following statement to American families that are struggling to survive in this economy: “If you’re a family trying to cut back, you might skip going out to dinner, or you might put off a vacation.” A few days after making that statement Obama sent his wife and children... »

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