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Oct 19 22:39

World Bank Under Cyber Siege in 'Unprecedented Crisis'

The World Bank Group's computer network — one of the largest repositories of sensitive data about the economies of every nation — has been raided repeatedly by outsiders for more than a year, FOX News has learned.

Gosh, I wonder who?

Oct 19 21:55

89 Year-Old Woman Arrested For Taking A Ball

"Taken down and interrogated, a 90 year-old lady. It almost hits home like this is the United States, this can't happen and this is absolutely ridiculous," said neighbor Kevin Pike.

Oct 19 19:43

Taxpayers to pay for another cops out of control behavior

A teenager who claims he was severely injured when a Denver police officer jumped up and down on his back is poised to receive an $885,000 settlement from the city.

Oct 19 19:37

White Sugar Now Coming From Genetically-Modified Sugar Beets

"Since half of the granulated sugar in the U.S. comes from sugar beets, the infiltration of GE sugar beets represents a significant alteration of our food supply,"

Oct 19 19:31

Capitalism is dead!

This week's cartoon from The Economist

Oct 19 18:40

The North American Union - pay no attention!

The North American Union (NAU) is nothing but a "conspiracy theory" so don't worry about it. By the way, anytime you hear the phrase "conspiracy theory" applied to any subject anywhere, at any time, for any reason, you should suspend all rational, critical, or logical thought, block your ears, shout "I can't hear you!", close your eyes, and run away before you become the victim of ideas or even facts that may prompt you to ask questions, demand answers, or take action.

Oct 19 13:50

The Bailout – a Coup?

The government’s bailout (buyout?) of some of the country’s largest financial institutions has, of course, generated a great deal of public interest and criticism. People want to know whom to blame, but the real culprit – the Federal Reserve System – is never assigned that role. They want to know how it could happen, but the fact that the nature of our monetary system makes it inevitable is not offered as an answer.

Oct 19 13:16

Democracy, the Worst Form of Government Ever Tried

Given the Founding Fathers' fully warranted fear and loathing of democracy, we should not be surprised that the Constitution of the United States does not contain a single solitary reference to the word "democracy," but instead stipulates that "The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government."

Oct 19 13:07

Sheriff begins taking away concealed weapons permits

The Sheriff's Department has begun the process of revoking hundreds of concealed weapon permits across Orange County.

Oct 19 13:04

Russia should join EU, Berlusconi says

Brussels - Russia should be allowed to join the European Union in the coming years, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said Wednesday. "I consider Russia to be a Western nation. So my project is that the Russian Federation should become a member of the EU in the coming years," Berlusconi told Italian reporters on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels.

Berlusconi's comments on Russia's EU aspirations were not new, but they nevertheless raised eyebrows in Brussels.

Oct 19 08:51

Brussels signals crackdown on credit derivatives trading.

European regulators plan to crack down on unsupervised trading of credit derivatives, a $60,000bn (€45,000bn, £35,000bn) market which has been blamed for helping to spread damage during the financial crisis.

Oct 19 08:28

Bug's Life a Metaphor for 2008 America-Flick and the Ants Show Us What To Do

Clip of Bug's Life that serves as an excellent analagy for 2008 America, where the top 1% own more than the bottom 90%. The Middle Class has vanished.

Oct 19 08:01

Exit Stage left...the sooner the better.

Every analyst worth his or her salt, is predicting that Gold will see a monumental rise once investors realise that they have to leave the stage and stop relying on the vacuous thinking that got them into this pickle in the first place. But, like all Behemoths, Wall St and it's Financial Alchemists won't die an easy death and continue to prance around the stage like Emperors with no clothes.