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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Sunday, July 24, 2011

The Fix Is In: Washington's Planned Social Contract Destruction / Politics / US Politics

By: Stephen_Lendman

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe criminal class in Washington is bipartisan, united against working household interests. In fact, lawmakers yield on virtually everything big money wants, notably when banks and other corporate favorites are affected.

Last December, Obama capitulated to Republicans, rigging a deal for up to $1 trillion dollars in handouts, mostly to corporate giants and America's wealthy with working households almost entirely left out.

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Politics

Sunday, July 24, 2011

What the U.S. Government Will Never Tell You About the Debt Crisis / Politics / US Debt

By: DailyWealth

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleLast week, I devoted the latest issue of The 12% Letter to the debt ceiling... and how it will affect us as investors.

After sifting through the government's numbers and mindless claims of "Armageddon," I believe it should not worry you as an investor. And I'm convinced as ever the "debt ceiling" debate is a dog and pony show that distracts Americans from our country's biggest problem.

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Politics

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Financial Armageddon is Looking Better and Better / Politics / US Debt

By: Bill_Bonner

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIs there a fender anywhere in Christendom that the financial authorities have not dented yet?

They are lost without a compass. They are up the river without a paddle. At the automatic teller without a pin number. They have no theory that has not been discredited. They have no experience which does not contradict them.

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Politics

Friday, July 22, 2011

Norway Terror Bomber, Shooter Photo, Murdoch Press 'The Sun' Blames Al-Qeada! / Politics / Mainstream Media

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The horrific events in Oslo, Norway today that started with a large city centre bomb blast shortly followed by a nearby shoot spree at holiday island of Utoya have resulted in at least 80 murders, most of whom are teenagers.

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Politics

Friday, July 22, 2011

Pentagon Seeks to Manipulate Social Media for Propaganda Purposes / Politics / US Politics

By: Global_Research

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleWired reported on Friday: The Pentagon is looking to build a tool to sniff out social media propaganda campaigns and spit some counter-spin right back at it.

On Thursday, Defense Department extreme technology arm Darpa unveiled its Social Media in Strategic Communication (SMISC) program. It’s an attempt to get better at both detecting and conducting propaganda campaigns on social media. SMISC has two goals. First, the program needs to help the military better understand what’s going on in social media in real time — particularly in areas where troops are deployed. Second, Darpa wants SMISC to help the military play the social media propaganda game itself.

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Politics

Friday, July 22, 2011

The Class Politics of the U.S. Debt Ceiling Crisis / Politics / US Politics

By: Global_Research

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticlePatrick Martin writes: Washington, reinforced by the commentaries in the corporate-controlled media, both liberal and conservative.

Why is the demand for “deficit reduction” now being voiced so unanimously in every quarter of official American politics? What are the fundamental class issues that underlie this campaign?

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Politics

Friday, July 22, 2011

David Cameron and the Murdoch Affair / Politics / UK Politics

By: William_Bowles

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe political/corporate class must be ruing the day email arrived, it is proving to be the undoing of many a powerful individual and perhaps even the downfall of the government? But only if the media do the job they claim to be doing, investigating malfeasance at every level.

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Politics

Friday, July 22, 2011

U.S. Economy Destroyed, Washington Is the Enemy / Politics / US Politics

By: Paul_Craig_Roberts

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleRecently, the bond rating agencies that gave junk derivatives triple-A ratings threatened to downgrade US Treasury bonds if the White House and Congress did not reach a deficit reduction deal and debt ceiling increase. The downgrade threat is not credible, and neither is the default threat. Both are make-believe crises that are being hyped in order to force cutbacks in Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

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Politics

Friday, July 22, 2011

Kamikaze War on U.S. Debt Ceiling / Politics / US Debt

By: Danny_Schechter

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleNew York: During World War 2, the Japanese deployed units of pilots who turned their planes into bombs, and sacrificed themselves in the name of their emperor in a holy war against US ships. They would aim for the deck of aircraft carriers and do as much damage as they could at a cost of their equipment and their lives.

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Politics

Friday, July 22, 2011

Sarkozy Saves Greece And Launches The F.S.F. / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Andrew_McKillop

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIn a classic of its type, French president Nicolas Sarkozy, 21 July evening time in Brussels, gave what looked and sounded like an impromptu press conference but supposedly wasn't. In a state of high excitement he explained how almost alone, or at least with German chancellor Angela Merkel they had saved Greece. The figures thrown out by Sarkozy were part of the circus show, for example that Greek debt, in 1 year, had grown by about 100 billion euro or by nearly 40 percent of GNP, to what Sarkozy claimed was 350 billion euro, which is difficult on a GNP he also claimed as 230 bn euro this year. To be sure, 10 or 20 bn euro this way or that counts for little, in such exciting times.

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Politics

Thursday, July 21, 2011

U.S. Debt Ceiling Myths / Politics / US Debt

By: Michael_Pento

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe debt ceiling debate that has dominated the headlines over the past month has been thoroughly infused with a string of unfortunate misconceptions and a number of blatant deceptions. As a result, the entire process has been mostly hot air.

While a recitation of all the errors would be better attempted by a novelist rather than a weekly columnist, I'll offer my short list.

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Politics

Thursday, July 21, 2011

NHS GP's, Centralised Healthcare and The Pretense of Medical Knowledge / Politics / NHS

By: MISES

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleAndrew Foy writes: Like his mentor Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich Hayek spent his academic career trying to expose the central planner's pretense of economic knowledge. In doing so, Hayek referred to "the knowledge problem." In explaining it, he writes,

The peculiar character of the problem of a rational economic order is determined precisely by the fact that the knowledge of the circumstances of which we must use never exists in concentrated or integrated form but solely as the dispersed bits of incomplete and frequently contradictory knowledge which all the separate individuals possess.…

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Politics

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Great Default, The Feds and Their Mega-Debts / Politics / US Debt

By: Gary_North

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleTo cheer your day – maybe your year – click through to this chart on tax revenues. The U.S. Government has hit a tax revenue ceiling. It is in the range of 16% of GDP.

The government is spending about 24% of GDP, which is down slightly from 2009, which was the all-time high since 1945.

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Politics

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Bank of America Settlement: The Latest Travesty in the U.S. Banking System / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleShah Gilani writes: If there's one thing the recent Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) settlement proposal demonstrates, it's this: Calling the easy treatment that big banks have been enjoying in recent court and regulatory actions "a travesty of justice" is like calling the Grand Canyon a ditch.

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Politics

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Words Can’t Magic Away the Trade Deficit / Politics / US Politics

By: Ian_Fletcher

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleOne recurring delusion in the controversy over America’s free-trade-induced trade mess is the idea that our gigantic trade deficit, which fluctuates around $500 billion a year, somehow “doesn’t matter.”

Anyone who’s been reading my column in the Huffington Post will probably be taken aback by this bizarre assertion, but it’s actually out there, all over the place, especially in the nooks and crannies of libertarian fantasy land, where any “free” market outcome must necessarily be good and any problems observed must therefore be illusions.

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