Made In China – Importing America To Its Own Death

During the Bolshevik Revolution that led to communist Russia, Comrade Vladimir Lenin said, “Sell the capitalists enough rope and they will hang themselves!” Nearly 100 years later, Lenin’s predictions reveal his veracity with chilling fruition. The United States bleeds $11 trillion in debt. It suffers a $700 billion annual trade deficit, mostly with China, which […]

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U.S. on Path to Becoming Fiscal ‘Banana Republic’

By: John Rossomando A prominent Republican senator who Barack Obama once considered to be his commerce secretary is warning that the administration’s fiscal policies could put the U.S. on the path to “banana republic” status. Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., told CNN’s John King on Sunday’s “State of the Union” program that standards of living will […]

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Foreclosures: ‘Worst three months of all time’

Despite signs of broader economic recovery, number of foreclosure filings hit a record high in the third quarter – a sign the plague is still spreading. By Les Christie, CNNMoney.com staff writer Last Updated: October 15, 2009: 7:34 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Despite concerted government-led and lender-supported efforts to prevent foreclosures, the number […]

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Obama Cuts Pro-Democracy Funds for Iran

By: Kenneth R. Timmerman The Obama administration has cut funding for pro-democracy and human rights programs in Iran, reversing years of efforts during the Bush administration to help develop a civil society, congressional sources told Newsmax this week. The move is apparently intended to please Iran’s rulers after they criticized President Obama and the State […]

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Venezuela seizes a landmark Hilton Hotel

President Hugo Chavez has ordered the “acquisition by force” of a landmark Hilton Hotel on Venezuela’s Margarita island, the government’s Official Gazette announced Tuesday. The facility, on the Caribbean resort island of Margarita in Nueva Esparta state, was targeted for state takeover less than a month after it was used to host the Africa-South America […]

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Dollar facing ‘power-shift’: analysts

The dollar’s position as the world’s leading reserve currency faces increased pressure as the financial crisis allows emerging economies greater influence on the world stage, analysts said. A report last week in The Independent claiming that China, Russia and Gulf States are among nations prepared to ditch the dollar for oil trades has heightened the […]

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