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Yesterday, we talked about the BS that is Fox News
I watched Fox news for hours last night and I did learn that Warren Buffett is an evil, criminal mastermind who must be stopped and that Obama is soft on the Taliban
Long live the Debt! In case you are voting in the next election – here are 12 people to get rid of
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So now we know. The biggest swinging d*ck in the White House press room belongs to the AP.
Fox News moves up, The Associated Press moves over and National Public Radio comes in second.
Mark your seating charts. The new assignments for the White House briefing room are in.
The A.P. correspondent will get the highly coveted front-row center seat previously occupied by Helen Thomas, the White House Correspondents Association announced Sunday.
The reporter for Fox will take The A.P.’s former front-row seat, moving up from the second row, and National Public Radio, now in the third-row, will replace Fox. (That’s got to be tough.)
The new assignments are effective immediately.
N.P.R., Fox and Bloomberg News — also seated in the second row — have lobbied for Ms. Thomas’s seat ever since the former United Press International and Hearst News Service writer resigned in June amid controversy over videotaped remarks she made calling on Israelis to get “out of Palestine.”
Here’s a guess: you won’t hear another word from AP about the new seating arrangement and Fox won’t shut up about it.
Micheal Snyder is editor of "The Economic Collapse Blog"
Could the world economy be headed for a depression in 2011?
As inconceivable as that may seem to a lot of people, the truth is that top economists and governmental authorities all over the globe say that the economic warning signs are there and that we need to start paying attention to them. The two primary ingredients for a depression are debt and fear, and the reality is that we have both of them in abundance in the financial world today.
In response to the global financial meltdown of 2007 and 2008, governments around the world spent unprecedented amounts of money and got into a ton of debt. All of that spending did help bail out the global banking system, but now that an increasing number of governments around the world are in need of bailouts themselves, what is going to happen? We have already seen the fear that is generated when one small little nation like Greece even hints at defaulting. When it becomes apparent that quite a few governments around the globe cannot handle their debt burdens, what kind of shockwave is that going to send through financial markets?
The truth is that we are facing the greatest sovereign debt crisis in modern history. There is no way out of this financial mess that does not include a significant amount of economic pain.
When you add mountains of debt to paralyzing fear to strict austerity measures, what do you get?
What you get is deflationary pressure and financial markets that seize up.
Some of the top financial authorities in the world are warning us that unless something substantial is done, that is exactly what we are going to be seeing as 2010 turns into 2011.
Of course some governments around the world could try to put these economic problems off for a while by printing and borrowing even more money, but we all know by now that only makes the long-term problems even worse.