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Mysterious Deaths Of 1,000s Of Birds At Sea

The RSPB are investigating the mysterious deaths of thousands of common migratory birds out at sea. Fishermen have reported seeing hundreds of seemingly exhausted and disoriented garden birds dropping from the sky into the waters off England's south coast. At the same time, the east coast, from Northumberland to Kent, has seen the arrival of many birds, including redwings, fieldfares, bramblings and blackbi ...

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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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Gore Calls On Obama To Introduce Carbon Tax

The former vice-president and climate champion, Al Gore, has called onBarack Obama to seize the moment and use his re-election victory to push through bold action on climate change. The president has faced rising public pressure in the wake of superstorm Sandy to deliver on his promise to act on global warming. 
 But none of those calling on Obama to act carries the moral authority of Gore, who has devoted ...

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FBI Handling Of David Petraeus Case ‘Inexcusable’

America's top law-enforcement agency found itself under intense scrutiny as it was alleged that one if its field agents had become obsessed with Jill Kelley, the 37-year-old party organiser from Florida who was bombarded with threatening emails from Paula Broadwell, Mr Petraeus's mistress. On Wednesday members of the House intelligence committee are expected to grill Sean Joyce, the FBI's deputy director, a ...

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Petition For Benghazi Investigation

An organization representing the Special Operations community will present Congress with a petition signed by more than 100,000 Americans demanding an independent investigation into “Benghazigate.” 
 At Capitol Hill on Thursday, Special Operations Speaks (SOS), led by CEO Brigadier General Joseph S. Stringham (Ret.), will present members of Congress with a petition containing the names of more than 100,000 ...

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Death Threat? Broadwell Driver’s License Found In DC Park

Paula Broadwell's lost driver's license was found in Rock Creek Park, the same park in which another woman's dead body was found after it was discovered that she was having an affair with a U.S. congressman. 
 There has been no shortage of conspiracy theories following the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, who announced that he had partaken in an affair with Broadwell, which allegedly began in 201 ...

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Elmo Puppeteer Accused Of Underage Relationship

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organisation behind the show, said Kevin Clash, 52, had denied the accusations. They were made by a 23-year-old man who claims to have begun a relationship with the voice actor when he was 16. Sesame Workshop said its own investigation, during which its lawyers met with the accuser twice, had found the allegation of under age sex to be unsubstantiated. 
 But it said Clash had ...

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Free Lunch for Big Oil

On that now infamous day of April 20, 2010, BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig was flying the flag of the Marshall Islands in our Gulf of Mexico, so that the rig’s owner Transocean could dodge its US tax bill. Already in 1999 the company had moved its headquarters from Houston to the Cayman Islands to ditch the tax man.  In 2008 Transocean, having merged with Global Sante Fe, settled into Zug, Switzerland.  While t ...

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Whistleblower Claims ‘Libor-Like’ Manipulation In Gas Prices

  'Bang, bang, bang: six times people have tried to force the price down' – the suspicious trading behaviour that led to an FSA investigation Link to this video The City watchdog, the Financial Services Authority, is investigating claims by a whistleblower that Britain's ÂŁ300bn wholesale gas market has been "regularly" manipulated by some of the big power companies, exploiting weaknesses that echo the ...

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Iran – US Drone Over Iran Senseless Provocation Full Of Lies

Nearly two weeks ago, an American drone fled Iranian airspace when controllers received intelligence noting that an Iranian plane was giving chase. The term used in International Law for such an incident is known as “hot pursuit.” The short of it is clear. Any nation that is attacked can pursue the attackers until they enter the territory or airspace of a neutral nation. However, any nation that would suppl ...

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Goldman Sachs Trader Accused of Illegally Hiding $8.3 Billion Position

Matthew Marshall Taylor, a vice president and trader on the Capital Structure Franchise Trading desk at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., has been accused by US regulators of hiding trades in an $8.3 billion position, which cost the investment firm $118 million. 
 Goldman Sachs will seek $130,000, or triple the monetary value that Taylor gained (whichever is larger), for every violation he is found to have committe ...

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