I was unable to watch J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon’s Senate testimony live the other day, so I had to get up yesterday morning and check it out on the Banking Committee’s web site. I had an inkling, from the generally slavish news reports about the hearing that started to come out Wednesday night, that it would be a hard thing to watch.
EL MONTE - A family is accusing El Monte police officers of brutality in the death of a schizophrenic 37-year-old man who died after being taken into custody Thursday night. Family members and attorneys representing them said Khoa Anh Le died after two El Monte police officers struck him about 20 times with a flashlight, shocked him four times with a Taser and placed him in a choke hold. "This is a police brutality case," said Hoang Huy Tu, an attorney representing Le's family.
US President Barack Obama and his Republican opponent Mitt Romney gave speeches on their economic programs in Ohio Thursday, proposing nothing to alleviate the mass joblessness and poverty created by the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression.
The water in Gaza is too dangerous to drink as it is contaminated with fertilizers and sewage, says a new report. Several charitable organizations have called on Israel to immediately lift its blockade to allow crucial sanitation equipment in.
Several months ago, when some still questioned the destiny of Mitt Romney as the Republican Presidential Nominee, the Romney campaigned demonstrated its own lack of doubt on the issue by announcing a stable of foreign policy advisers and various working groups specific to issues and regions. The list of Romney’s foreign policy team consisted of 22 advisers as well as 13 working groups.
The goals have been stated . The power elite want Europe under the control of Brussels. It is ok for government to debate and fret over things such as gay marriage and other pop culture topics but the people must not be allowed to be self-governing on things such as their financial future or who will be invaded in their name. So we use crisis government and media propaganda to induce large volumes of fear in order to provide cover for the implementation of the game plan. It is that simple. Why enter into a messy free fall of the economy when propaganda is so much easier and cheaper.
If the fact that military drones are already being used in tandem with law enforcement in order to conduct warrantless surveillance on the American people wasn’t troubling enough, we now have a shocking list of 110 potential drone bases on U.S. soil. Let’s not forget that drones have also been used to help carry out arrests and with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accelerating the integration of these unmanned crafts into our airspace and the drone industry boasting about their influence over “our” government, we can only expect more.
The United States is set to far surpass previous records for defence sales this year, according to U.S. officials. “Despite the global economic strain, demand for U.S. defence products and services is stronger than ever,” Andrew J. Shapiro, an assistant secretary in the U.S. State Department, said on Thursday.
On June 12 what passes for the U.S.'s top diplomat, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, further escalated tensions with Russia in an appearance with Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Brookings Institution, a think tank that has supplied the Barack Obama administration with many of its key foreign policy personnel. With an Israeli flag behind her and waving her right hand in the air, she vociferated:
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports that a Russian military ship carrying troops is on its way to Syria to protect a Russian deep water port. Russia is sending armed troops to Syria amid escalating violence there, United States military officials told NBC News Friday, in a move certain to frustrate Western efforts to put pressure on the regime of President Bashir Assad.
For the fortunate few scanning America's economic recovery from luxurious penthouse suites, they are treated to the magnificent scenery of record profits, escalating CEO pay and an ever-growing share of the nation's income.
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