Tuesday, May 01, 2012
'The European crisis is worsening and I just made a big silver purchase' - Mike Maloney - Insider Report
Mike points out that the European crisis is worsening, and there are now even more nails in the dollar's coffin than before. Human nature is playing its role in the market, as people become accustomed to the bad news (and a relatively flat silver price)...BRICS, PIIGS. Source
by SIMON BLACK
Friedrich von Hayek, a major figure in the Austrian school of economics, wrote in his seminal work the Road to Serfdom,
“By giving the government unlimited powers, the most arbitrary rule can be made legal; and in this way a democracy may set up the most complete despotism imaginable.”
It’s hard to ignore Hayek’s prescient warning when you hear about the US government’s newest (and 17th) spy agency that it wants to roll out… because hey, 16 spy agencies just isn’t enough.
Or the Transportation Security Administration ‘aggressively screening’ a 7-year old girl with Cerebral Palsy at JFK Airport in New York (causing the family to miss their flight)… and then later issuing a statement defending its agents’ actions.
Or Congress authorizing the IRS and State Department to revoke US citizens’ passports on suspicion of tax delinquency; as of last week, the bill has passed both the House and Senate, and is now awaiting a final agreement before going to the President for signature.
Press TV has conducted an interview with Webster Griffin Tarpley, an author and historian from Washington, to further explore the issue. Source
I made the decision to run for U.S. Congress because I believe I can use the talents I honed at trial courts and in building my own small business from the ground-up to be an honest and capable legislator. Beyond that, I feel a call to duty on behalf of the people of the 7th District, the State of Michigan and the United States to work to put a stop to corruption and dishonesty in the political system. Source
As Britain prepares to deport Abu Qatada we see evidence of how he may be treated in Jordan and president Obama has only praise for the kingdom. We also talk to Kristinn Hrafnsson from WikiLeaks about corporate bully boys fighting for justice in the US war on truth. These and much more are all reviewed in this edition of Double Standards with Afshin Rattansi. Source