2008 presidential charade promises deepening of government criminality and expansion of war

By Larry Chin Online Journal Associate Editor Jan 10, 2008, 00:49 Email this article  Printer friendly page Every election in modern US history has been a criminal manipulation, choreographed and rigged by political elites and performed by hand-picked elite puppets, each backed by their teams of corrupt war criminals, intelligence/security “advisors” and think tank assets. The 2008 affair will […]

IMF warns of ‘perfect storm’ that could drag Britain into recession

One of the world’s leading financial experts has warned that a “perfect storm” could be about to hit Western economies. There is rising concern that the U.S. economy will slip into recession next year dragging many Western economies – including Britain – down with it as the global credit crisis worsens. The Washington-based International Monetary […]

Key’s Tuhoe trip questioned

Ok, so the police spends $ 8.000.000,- of tax payers money to investigate alledged “terror activities”in the Uruweras. They have been investiging for over a year. One of the “targets” was; National leader John Key. And than two months before they decide to invade and arrest the alledged perpetrators, John Key visits an isolated Marae […]

Bank loan funding costs at 10 year peak

The Good Returns mortgage rate table is awash with red this week as lenders push rates up even though there has been no change in the official cost of borrowing in New Zealand. A general re-pricing of home loan rates appears to be underway, with increases from some banks of up to 30 basis points, […]

Terrorism bill passed into law

A Black day For Aotearoa! (Travellerev) LATEST: Parliament today voted 108-13 to strengthen terrorism suppression laws, but was told the bill had no relevance to last month’s police raids and the Solicitor-General’s ruling against charges under the Terrorism Suppression Act. We may need new domestic terrorism laws – Nats The Terrorism Suppression Amendment Bill was […]

Chancellor makes credit crunch warning

Alistair Darling warned this morning that the UK has entered “an unparalleled period of financial uncertainty” following the departure of Charles Prince from Citigroup.The chancellor called on the banking community to be candid about the damage caused by this summer’s credit crunch and the crisis in America’s sub-prime mortgage market. “We need to get to […]

Civil rights concerns over DNA

There are civil rights concerns over National’s plans to extend the use of DNA to catch criminals. The party has proposed DNA samples could be taken from anyone arrested for any crime which carries a prison sentence. Leader John Key says the samples and records would be destroyed in cases where charges are dropped or […]

US home sales hit fresh lows as unsold properties flood market

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Sales of US homes and apartments tumbled a hefty eight percent in September extending one of the nation’s worst housing slumps in decades, an industry group said Wednesday. The National Association of Realtors said in a monthly snapshot that sales of existing homes and apartments fell to a seasonally adjusted rate of […]

US Dollar Poses Grave Risk to World Economy

“Allow me to point out the irony of this situation,” Guido Mantega, the Brazilian finance minister, told reporters at a recent global pow-wow. “Countries that were references of good governance, of standards and codes for the financial systems” were now the same countries where financial problems were threatening to wreck global prosperity. Whoever could he […]

Mass raid stuns veteran unionist

More intimidation and stifling of dissent. A 72-year-old socialist worker who has been protesting against the “anti-terror” raids had his own home searched by police yesterday over an alleged kidnapping. Jimmy O’Dea, a veteran trade unionist who has prostate cancer, said he had no idea why eight carloads of police arrived in the afternoon at […]