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Ukrainian soldiers flee to Russia as broke government seeks funds from new ‘War Tax’

A little more than a week ago, the Prime Minister and ruling political coalition broke down, leaving a leadership vacuum in Ukraine's new fledgling government.  However, the political upheavals appear to be of minor consequence in light of their economic and budgetary problems which have left soldiers on the front lines without guns and ammunition, and leading over 400 fighters to surrender and flee to Russ ...

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Wars and rumors of wars: Nearly 12% of entire world involved in conflicts

When compared to global conflicts such as World War I and World War II that involved nations from every continent except Antarctica, today's ongoing conflicts appear to be little more than political tantrums stemming from religious or economic disagreements.  Yet since the end of the Cold War, the world has not seen so many countries involved in hot conflicts going all at once, and the nature of these aggre ...

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U.S. accuses Russian rebels of taking down aircraft despite no proof

While the wild and confusing news reports coming out from both sides after the firing upon, and subsequent crash of a Malaysian Airlines plane have been politically motivated at best, the real question that has to be asked to get to the underlying truth of this horrific tragedy is... Who benefits the most from the take down of an innocent civilian airliner over a war torn country? To answer this question we ...

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China tests a weakened America by setting a no-fly zone over disputed territories

Over the last year, China has maneuvered pawn after pawn against the United States, testing their will, might, and fortitude to stand fast as a global superpower.  On Nov. 24, China increased the tensions by moving an even bigger piece to the front of the board, by declaring a no-fly zone over several disputed islands in the East China Sea. Japan and US are outraged after Beijing has declared eight uninhabi ...

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Obama shows his economic illiteracy in speeches on Greece and U.S. housing

It has been a busy week for President Obama.  First, he traveled to Phoenix, AZ where he gave a speech on how the government needs to focus on expanding home prices through a new housing bubble despite the trillions already spent on mortgage refinancing and purchasing.  Then on Aug. 8, the President met with Greece's Prime Minister and said in an Oval Office speech that Greece has done well with their econo ...

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GOLD RUSH: Americans Buy Half Billion Of Gold, Silver In January

While public officials may be ignoring the continued deterioration of our economy, job losses to the tune of hundreds of thousands of people weekly, and the unprecedented demand for government emergency support services like unemployment insurance and food assistance, Americans who sense uncertainty in the air are flocking to the safety of physical resources. ‚Ä® Our first point of interest is a recent report ...

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Surviving Economic Calamity Through Creative Resistance

  Americans intuitively comprehend that something is radically wrong even if they don‚Äôt understand why it is happening or what caused the economic implosion and calamity. As the economic misery piles up and government becomes increasingly powerless to solve problems, folks are indeed justifiably scared and trembling as they comprehend that life as they know it is has never been more gravely threatened. ...

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Watching The Death Of Small Business In America

  Historically, small businesses have been the primary engine of new job creation in the United States.¬† If the economy was getting healthy, we would expect to see the number of jobs at new businesses rise.¬† Instead, we are witnessing just the opposite.¬† We are told that the economy is supposed to be "recovering", but the number of "startup jobs" at new businesses has fallen for five years in a row.¬† A ...

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Taxmageddon: Holding Hands while Jumping Off the Cliff

The rapid approach of the Thelma & Louise bipartisan plunge into the financial abyss is upon us. It is simply unbelievable, that the prospects of rational tax salvation by the end of the year, measured by every statement coming out of the Washington political cabal, will materialize. Extending the current tax rates from automatic rescission on January 1, 2013, as a stopgap method for an enactment of a l ...

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Congressman Predicts Economic Riots In America

Stocks tumbled again on fears of the rapidly approaching fiscal cliff in the United States and a failure by eurozone finance ministers and the IMF to decide how Greece will resolve its sovereign debt and pay off the banksters at Société Générale, Deutsche Bank, Eurobank, and other loan sharking institutions.   
 "This morning the reasons du jour started out with Europe and the kerfuffle over Greece and then ...

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Prop 37 Not Yet Dead – Votes STILL Being Tallied

It might seem like old news that Proposition 37, the ballot measure calling for the labeling of genetically engineered foods, was defeated Nov. 6, with nearly 53 percent of California voters rejecting it. But is it over? Some groups, including Sustainable Fairfax andGood Earth, say not so fast, posting on Facebook that the outcome of the race could change after all the ballots are counted. The proposition h ...

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