by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/29/2011 While the key market moving event from last Friday may have been Bernanke’s Jackson Hole speech which merely left the door open to future QE episodes, the most important event from an economic standpoint was the first GDP revision Q2, which dropped from preliminary 1.3% to a sub stall... »
Archive for August 29th, 2011
How The Economy Quietly Entered A Recession On Friday, And Why The GDP Predicts A Sub-Zero Nonfarm Payroll Number
Mainichi: What we face is a great unknown to all of mankind — 10 sieverts/hour outside and levels must be much higher closer to reactor core, says Japan nuclear prof.
ENENews.com August 29th, 2011 Experts split on how to decommission Fukushima nuclear plant, Mainichi Daily News, August 28, 2011: “If there’s 10 sieverts per hour of radiation outside, then the levels must be much higher closer to the reactor core,” says Tadahiro Katsuta, an associate professor at Meiji University and an expert in... »
Independent: Why Fukushima is worse than Chernobyl; “Now the truth is coming out” — 72,000 times worse than Hiroshima & 1 million+ cancer deaths, says professor
ENENews.com August 29th, 2011 Why the Fukushima disaster is worse than Chernobyl, Independent, August 29, 2011: Japan has been slow to admit the scale of the meltdown. But now the truth is coming out. David McNeill reports from Soma City he triple meltdown has elevated Japan into unknown, and unknowable, terrain. Across the... »
Cornell University Issues New Paper On Contact With Extraterrestrials: Will ‘They’ Benefit Or Harm Humanity?
RaidersNewsNetwork.com Abstract While humanity has not yet observed any extraterrestrial intelligence (ETI), contact with ETI remains possible. Contact could occur through a broad range of scenarios that have varying consequences for humanity. However, many discussions of this question assume that contact will follow a particular scenario that derives from the hopes and fears of... »
The Intel Hub By Dr. Mark Sircus – Contributing Writer August 28, 2011 Nothing good about the nuclear news at the end of August as we have official recognition (finally) of what is going on in Japan and thus what is threatening the rest of the world, especially the northern hemisphere. It is now... »
By IULIA FILIP CourthouseNews.com MANHATTAN (CN) – The ACLU sued the FBI and National Security Agency for information on the FBI’s eGuardian monitoring system, by which it collects information on “suspicious activity” from law enforcement officials across the country. More than 7,100 “Suspicious Activity Reports” have been collected, the ACLU says, for activities that... »
By Catherine Hornby Reuters.com 8/29/2011 ROME (Reuters) – The United Nations warned of a possible major resurgence of bird flu and said a mutant strain of the H5N1 virus was spreading in Asia and elsewhere. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Monday urged increased surveillance and preparation for a potential outbreak of... »
by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/29/2011 uly personal income and expenditures were quite surprising in that while many were expecting the drop in the market to force consumer saving to upshift (lower spending than income), not only was this not true, but expenditures spiked by 1 whole percent from -0.2% to 0.8%, on expectations of... »
Federal gestapo illegally raid Gibson Guitar factories, arbitrarily confiscate millions of dollars worth of wood used to make instruments
by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com Monday, August 29, 2011 Due process under the law and assumed innocence before being proven guilty are two concepts that are apparently no longer applicable in the United States of America, at least as far as the federal government is concerned. For the second time in two years, armed... »
By Peter Whoriskey WashingtonPost.com While the Dow Jones industrial average and the unemployment rate get more attention, the shoppers outside a Wal-Mart in Northern Virginia offer a taste of what some economists believe is the more immediate reason that the U.S. economy may be on the verge of another recession. Americans are still spooked.... »