46 Of 50 States Could File Bankruptcy In 2009-2010
January 30, 2009
There is a high chance a majority of the States within the United States of America could file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. There is currently 46 states with high budget deficits, Arizona being one of them.
In fact, Jan Brewer, the newly appointed Governor of Arizona has a major crisis on her hands, one that Arizona and national media isn’t covering. The alarming news is the… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 30, 2009 at 8:09am —
WWII Veteran Freezes To Death In Own Home
Bay City Electric & Light Restricted Power To Man's Home After He Did Not Pay Bills
POSTED: 2:20 pm EST January 26, 2009
UPDATED: 3:44 pm EST January 27, 2009
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Added by Bill McMicheals on January 27, 2009 at 3:15pm —
Canadian dairy farmer takes on role as lawyer, defending himself
The Canadian Press
January 26, 2009
NEWMARKET, Ont. — A renegade dairy farmer played the role of a lawyer Monday at the start of his trial for selling raw, unpasteurized milk and suggested his rights have been violated.
Spectators crowded into a small courtroom to hear details of an orchestrated, armed raid by about two dozen officers and government officials on a Durham, Ont., farm in… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 26, 2009 at 4:49pm —
Legislative leaders say budget discussions will dominate the session. But there are some other issues on the radar:
Rep. Hugh Holliman, a Lexington Democrat, says he will again push for legislation to ban smoking in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants. A similar bill was debated several times last year but fell just short of approval in the House.
Annexation: (NOTE FROM BILL: ALITTLE TO LATE IN N.C. AND IT WON'T HAPPEN… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 26, 2009 at 2:00am —
Farmers raising a stink about possible law that could tax cow ‘emissions’
December 25, 2008
Farmers are raising a stink about a possible law that could tax them for their animals’ gaseous nature.
“If they do impose the tax, it’s going to put a greater detriment on dairy farmers. It’s hard enough to sustain the dairy industry with all the regulations put on them,” said Laura Worden, livestock agent with the Gaston… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 24, 2009 at 4:30pm —
ACTIVIST GROUP MOVES HOMELESS INTO FORECLOSED HOMES
Underground housing activists are moving homeless folks into the homes of folks who've lost their homes.
“We're matching homeless people with peopleless homes,” said Max Rameau. A group of like-minded advocates formed Take Back the Land, which also helps the new “tenants” with secondhand furniture, cleaning supplies and yard upkeep. So far, he has moved six families into foreclosed homes and has nine on a… Continue
Added by Chris Rice on January 22, 2009 at 9:18am —
Roubini Predicts U.S. Losses May Reach $3.6 Trillion
Henry Meyer and Ayesha Daya
January 20, 2009
U.S. financial losses from the credit crisis may reach $3.6 trillion, suggesting the banking system is “effectively insolvent,” said New York University Professor Nouriel Roubini, who predicted last year’s economic crisis.
“I’ve found that credit losses could peak at a level of $3.6 trillion for U.S. institutions, half of them by banks and… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 20, 2009 at 1:51pm —
We now have a new President, so we start a new Govt.,A new policy for the Country,regardless your politics or whom you favor or don't.. I say this now....I will be watching EVERY MOVE,EVERY STEP and I WILL BE TAKING NOTES and I WILL BE DEMANDING as a CITIZEN that everything HE PROMISES and said HE WOULD DO ,HE WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE and I will be KEEPING a LIST! I don't trust him and the ones around him, OUR FREEDOMS have already been put in jeopardy (refer to 4th amendment ruling in Supreme… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 20, 2009 at 12:09pm —
Monetary union has left half of Europe trapped in depression
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Last Updated: 9:36AM GMT 18 Jan 2009
Events are moving fast in Europe. The worst riots since the fall of Communism have swept the Baltics and the south Balkans. An incipient crisis is taking shape in the Club Med bond markets. S&P has cut Greek debt to near junk. Spanish, Portuguese, and Irish bonds are on negative watch.
Dublin has nationalised Anglo… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 19, 2009 at 12:34pm —
PLEASE NOTE (FROM BILL): I WONDER CAN YOU IN CA.OR ANY OTHER STATE, SEND AN"I.O.U." TO THE STATE GOVT. IF YOU OWE THEM ANY MONEY?? LIKE TO HEAR YOUR THOUGHTS ON THAT QUESTION..THANKS AND READ ON....
California to Suspend Welfare Checks
Evan Halper and Patrick McGreevy
Los Angeles Times
January 17, 2009
The state will suspend tax refunds, welfare checks, student grants and other payments owed to Californians starting Feb. 1, Controller John… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 19, 2009 at 12:15pm —
COPY AND PASTE INTO YOUR BROWSER,LIKE TO HEAR YOUR THOUGHTS ON THIS PLEASE!
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 19, 2009 at 12:08pm —
King Obama: House Considers Repealing 22nd Amendment
January 19, 2009
Earlier this month, Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y. introduced H. J. Res. 5, a bill that would repeal the Constitution’s 22nd Amendment prohibiting a president from being elected to more than two terms in office, thus potentially paving the way to make Barack Obama president for life. Not surprisingly, the corporate media — currently caught up in Obama mania — has not covered this… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 19, 2009 at 11:51am —
INDIA: Strike Hits Petroleum Refineries
Government owned petroleum refineries hit by strike
January 8th: Employees including those from the executive and officer cadres, at India's state-run oil firms commenced an indefinite strike from Wednesday, demanding higher pay scales and perquisites, hitting operations at four refineries and disrupting natural gas supply. The striking employees have contended that their pay scale has been reduced as compared to the employees of the… Continue
Added by Chris Rice on January 19, 2009 at 6:40am —
Secret Court Affirms Wiretapping Without Warrants
JAMES RISEN and ERIC LICHTBLAU
The New York Times
January 16, 2009
WASHINGTON — In a rare public ruling, a secret federal appeals court has said telecommunications companies must cooperate with the government to intercept international phone calls and e-mail of American citizens suspected of being spies or terrorists.
The ruling came in a case involving an unidentified company’s challenge to 2007… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 17, 2009 at 2:04pm —
Counterfeiting? Bank of England able to print money without having legally to declare it
January 16, 2009
The Government is set to throw out the 165-year old law that obliges the Bank to publish a weekly account of its balance sheet – a move that will allow it theoretically to embark covertly on so-called quantitative easing. The Banking Bill, which is currently passing through Parliament, abolishes a key section of the law laid down by… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 17, 2009 at 1:57pm —
No Brainer: Bankster Bailout is Unconstitutional
January 16, 2009
It only took the New York Times a couple months to publish an article proposing the obvious: the bankster bailout is unconstitutional, at least according to “conservatives” such as former Republican House majority leader Dick Armey and the Cato Institute.
Ron Paul talked with Glenn Beck about the unconstitutionality of the bankster bailout. its on… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 17, 2009 at 1:37pm —
Excerpted from PR.com 11/17/08
Dennis Kucinich Stands by His Liberal Agenda and Calls on Barack Obama for Change
Before the election you were quoted as saying, “If Obama wins, he is going to take a page from Franklin Roosevelt.” How so?
Well, I suggest that he should, because Franklin Roosevelt set forth a New Deal at a time when America was in dire financial straits. Coming out of the… Continue
Added by Mark Thomas on January 16, 2009 at 11:30am —
EPA ‘Cow Tax’ Could Charge $175 per Dairy Cow to Curb Greenhouse Gases
Business & Media Institute
January 5, 2008
Call this one of the newest and innovative the ways your government has come up with to battle greenhouse gas emissions.
Indirectly it could be considered a cheeseburger tax, but one of the suggestions offered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) for regulating… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 15, 2009 at 2:47pm —
CFR Boss Richard Haass on Colbert
January 15, 2009
“Richard Haass believes this century has the potential for America to cooperate with other countries to make the world safer,” says Colbert Nation.
Richard N. Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations, a position he has held since July 2003.
“The CFR is the American Branch of a society which originated in England, and which believes that… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 15, 2009 at 12:23pm —
Chief Justice John Roberts Meets with Obama in Private
January 15, 2009
"Is there anything more shameful than the man who lacks the courage to be a coward?" Peter Blaunder
Chief Justice Roberts has cases on the docket where Obama is the defendant or is the subject of the litigation.
CBS News reported that Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, Jr., would meet in private… Continue
Added by Bill McMicheals on January 15, 2009 at 12:17pm —