Archive for March 8th, 2011

Food prices heading for second-biggest jump in past two decades

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Bruce Blythe CattleNetwork.com Food prices this year may rise by the second-highest annual rate in the past 21 years because of tight grain and animal supplies and escalating energy costs, University of Missouri economists Scott Brown and Pat Westhoff said. Following two years of very subdued prices, U.S. food inflation is expected to reach... »

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Stocking Up! World Food Shortage Perils USA.

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

by Mark Steel Back2TheLand.com Wednesday, 09 February 2011 It is no secret that there are a growing number of news clips and hard news about the worldwide food shortages. Note that currently Mid East countries have been buying up hundreds of tons of wheat and other grains to stave off the hungry hoards that... »

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The Coming Rout:Prepare for Fed-induced turbulence in the markets

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

By Chris Martenson PhD FinancialSense.com 03/08/2011 Prepare for Fed-induced turbulence in the markets There’s a scenario that could play out between May and September in which commodities (including my beloved silver) and the stock and bond markets could all sell off between 20% and 40%. The trigger will be the cessation of QE II... »

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Pentagon Papers Whistleblowers and Congressman Call for a New 9/11 Investigation

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

by George Washington ZeroHedge.com 03/08/2011 The two main players in releasing the Pentagon Papers were Daniel Ellsberg and United States Senator Mike Gravel. Senator Gravel is the person who read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record. This act made the papers public record, so that they could not be censored by the government.... »

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Gas prices soar past $3.50 per gallon: Are Middle Eastern uprisings to blame?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Gas prices have been only modestly affected by fighting in Libya, but a ‘fear factor’ is driving up oil futures, which in turn drive gas prices. By Mark Trumbull CSMonitor.com Americans are paying an average of $3.51 per gallon to fill up their gas tanks, a number that for many is synonymous with “Ouch!”... »

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Oil Breakout Alert – Kuwait, World’s Fourth Largest Oil Exporter, Joins Demonstrations Demanding Regime Change

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 03/08/2011 Crude dropped overnight, after the FT joined the BBC in the “False Rumor Spreading Korner”, after the Libyan Investment Authority held newspaper said some OPEC members are looking to raise oil output to avoid any supply shortfalls. Too bad that just like every other previous rumor-based attempt to drive... »

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Homeland Security Says It Has Every Right To Spy On Peaceful Protest Groups

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

What First Amendment? Steve Watson Prisonplanet.com March 8, 2011 The Department Of Homeland Security has concluded that it is perfectly reasonable for it to spy on dozens of peaceful advocacy groups and monitor scores of lawful protests and political rallies in the name of national security. The ACLU details the DHS’ response to a... »

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British Tax Protesters Arrest Judge In Act Of “Lawful Rebellion”

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Birth of British Tea Party? Chaotic scenes as police clash with demonstrators Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com Tuesday, March 8, 2011 For those wondering whether we can expect to see anything like the scenes witnessed in Egypt coming to America or the United Kingdom, the actions of British protesters who engaged in “lawful rebellion”... »

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Why Haven’t Riots Hit the US Yet?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

by Phoenix Capital Research ZeroHedge.com 03/08/2011 The reasons the US hasn’t been gripped by riots are the following: 1) The security nets (food stamps, welfare, etc) continue to keep lower income Americans afloat… for now. 2) Food in the US is so processed that increases in agricultural prices don’t pass through as rapidly into... »

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West Shuns Libyan Crude

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Oil Price Spike Continues as Energy Giants, Banks Stop Trading With Gadhafi By GUY CHAZAN And CAROLYN CUI WSJ.com MARCH 8, 2011 Big oil companies and Wall Street banks have stopped trading crude with Libya in response to sanctions against the country, threatening a near-shutdown of exports from the North African country and driving... »

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