Some cry ’coup’ as Egypt’s highest court annuls parliament, military extends power

Egypt’s highest court declared the parliament invalid Thursday, and the country’s interim military rulers promptly declared full legislative authority, triggering a new level of chaos and confusion in the country’s leadership. The Supreme Constitutional Court found that all articles making up the law that regulated parliamentary elections are invalid, said Showee Elsayed, a constitutional lawyer. […]

Libya: US Consulate Comes Under Attack

ShareThis Libya: US Consulate Comes Under Attack 06 Jun 2012 Assailants fired a rocket-propelled grenade at the U.S. consulate Wednesday in the eastern city of Benghazi, a Libyan militia commander said. It came two weeks before the country is due to hold its first post-Gadhafi national elections. The transitional leadership based in the capital of […]

When Romney ran Bain Capital, his word was not his bond

ShareThis When Romney ran Bain Capital, his word was not his bond By William D. Cohan 13 Jan 2012 Make no mistake: Under Mitt Romney’s leadership in the 1980s and 1990s, Bain Capital was a top-performing private-equity fund. According to an internal 2000 estimate, the fund achieved annualized returns of an astounding 88 percent from […]

US judge rules Iran responsible for 9/11

ShareThis US judge rules Iran responsible for 9/11 –‘Findings:’ Iran continued to provide material support and resources to al-Qaida by providing a safe haven for al-Qaida leadership and rank-and-file members. 24 Dec 2011 A US judge has signed a default judgment finding Iran, the Taliban and al-Qaida [al-CIAduh] liable for the September 11, 2001 attacks. […]

Pearland councilwoman announces bid for Ron Paul’s congressional seat

From Pearland Councilwoman Felicia Harris announced Thursday that she has filed to run for the Republican nomination in the 14th Congressional District, which will be vacated by Rep. Ron Paul as he focuses his efforts on running for president in 2012. “For the past three years, we have seen Barack Obama and his liberal […]

Australia: The Beginning of the End

This week is likely to mark the final betrayal of the Australian people by Prime Minister Gillard. The expected passage of the carbon tax through the House of Representatives, despite an explicit promise not to introduce such a tax during last year’s election campaign, signals the final death throes of her political leadership. The Australian […]

Republicans, Democrats & Independents Unite To Protest “Super Congress”

Staten Island Tea Party Patriots Press Release Republicans, Democrats & Indies Unite To Protest “Super Congress” The Super Congress Legislation Creates a Wider Divide Between The American People and their Democratic Voice. Staten Island NY, August 3, 2011: Staten Islanders from all political leanings are gathering in front of Congressman Michael Grimm’s office at […]

US Court Documents Claim Sinaloa “Cartel” Is Protected by US Government

by Bill Conroy The son of a heavy hitter in a powerful Mexican drug trafficking organization has filed explosive legal pleadings in federal court in Chicago accusing the US government of cutting a deal with the the “Sinaloa Cartel” that gave its leadership “carte blanche to continue to smuggle tons of illicit drugs into Chicago […]

Chinese central bank lays it down: “New IMF leadership should reflect new world order”

(ZERO HEDGE)   There’s a funny thing about the New World Order: it eventually gets too big and bites the hand the feeds it. Enter the PBoC: “The new IMF leadership needs to reflect changes in the world economic order and be more representative of emerging market economies, Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said Thursday […]