Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Links of the Day & Great Depression 2.0
Russian Orthodox Church elects 16th Patriarch ~ link ~ For many of the years under Imperial rule (under the Tsars) there was no Patriarch, otherwise the number of Patriarchs would be much higher. Also see: Icon at the new Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow has started streaming myrrh very intensively ~ link
Is financial chaos all a big plot? ~ link ~ YES!
NFL fantasy files - great video ~ link
The UK House of Lords - the perks, pay & pomp ~ link ~ I have to admit the place has a nice feel to it (loved it when I sat there, on a visit to the UK, as Lord Stirling).
Argentina in drought crisis ~ link
Bibi positions himself for win in Israeli election ~ link ~ Very bad news for us all.
Clegg wants tougher rules for peers in House of Lords ~ link
American exporters making last-ditch efforts to stop trade barriers ~ link
Dividends being cut - fastest pace in half a century ~ link
Icelandic PM: world's first leader to step down over Great Depression 2.0 ~ link ~ We need many many leaders to get the ax over this disaster.
British pub beer sales down 10% ~ link ~ When the Brits cut back on beer in their local pubs, you know things are really getting bad - scary bad!
The looming food crisis ~ link
Russian Orthodox Church electing new Patriarch ~ link
Leaders of southern Africa press Zimbabwe for power-sharing deal ~ link
Cuba aims to become tourist magnet ~ link
Drug violence surges in Mexico ~ link
USA vows 'direct diplomacy' with Iran ~ link ~ About time.
Fighting between Sir Lanka troops and Tigers cause fear for civilian population ~ link
Drug gangs have Mexico on the ropes - severed head of police commander left in ice cooler in front of police state with Sinoloa drug cartel calling card latest outrage ~ link
Mexican President seeks to dispel talk of 'failing state' ~ link
US envoy former Senator George Mitchell kicks off Mideast tour in Egypt ~ link
Bombing and Israeli airstrike shake Gaza truce ~ link
Gordon Brown: 'New World Order' after crisis ~ link ~ When you hear a senior world leader using this term, he/she is catering to the Illuminati global banking families and their satanic plans for a global slave state.
Kadima kicks off Israeli campaign - threat to assassinate Hamas chiefs high on list of promises ~ link
Gaza War aids Likud and Bibi Netanyahu ~ link ~ Bibi - the man most likely to begin World War III
Sky TV and BBC condemned by UK lawmakers for Gaza aid appeal rejection ~ link
Sarkozy's handling of financial crisis results in mass strikes - will paralyze France this week ~ link
Iceland to have new government headed by center-left party after collapse of old government due to rioting over economy ~ link
UK bank mortgage approvals down 52% ~ link
Ancient British title of Baron for sale ~ link
Is Europe's state welfare system a model for the 21st Century? ~ link
CIA Director says Mexican violence a threat to USA ~ link
Sarkozy offers Obama French help with Guantanamo closure ~ link
Eight babies born to California couple ~ link
Also see ~ link
Russia is planning a naval base in Abkhazia ~ link
Banks may need more says VP Biden ~ link ~ Sure, why not just give the friendly bankers EVERYTHING! Actually, we should nationalize the banks needing taxpayer money.
US forecasters see historic drop in retail sales ~ link
Wave of layoffs in US and Europe show severity of economic crisis ~ link
Gaza War ended in utter failure for Israel ~ link
Obama: 'Rigid ideology has overruled sound science' ~ link
'Fannie Mae' and 'Freddie Mac' could tap US Treasury for $51 billion in coming weeks ~ link
Jimmy Carter: Israel to face 'catastrophe' without Palestinian state ~ link ~ Former President Carter can see it, hundreds of millions of well educated people in Europe, North America, etc., can see it, but not the NeoCons and Likud Party nuts.
Russia stops USA on road to Afghanistan ~ link