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Friday, January 31, 2014

Freedom and the Nanny State | The American Conservative

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BOOK REVIEW: 'Pinkerton's Great Detective' - Washington Times

BOOK REVIEW: 'Pinkerton's Great Detective' - Washington Times:



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BOOK REVIEW: 'Pinkerton's Great Detective' - Washington Times

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Why Mom's Time Is Different From Dad's Time - WSJ.com

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Virtue Rewarded? | The Weekly Standard

Virtue Rewarded? | The Weekly Standard

Studio Apxe house generates more energy than it consumes

Studio Apxe house generates more energy than it consumes

Nissan's new 400 bhp engine fits in carry-on luggage

Nissan's new 400 bhp engine fits in carry-on luggage

Infographic of the Day: Obesity in the United States

Infographic of the Day: Obesity in the United States:



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A GOP Immigration Plan to Satisfy No One | The American Conservative

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Can Liberals Understand Politics Anymore? | The American Conservative

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Kosovo: the case for partition

140131 – Health Crimes | The Hyper Report

140131 – Health Crimes | The Hyper Report

Steve Silverman - Flex Your JURY NULLIFICATION Rights

Assad Thumbs His Nose at Deal to Remove Chemical Weapons | The Fiscal Times

Assad Thumbs His Nose at Deal to Remove Chemical Weapons | The Fiscal Times

Farmers Call For End To Hemp Ban - Liberty Crier

Farmers Call For End To Hemp Ban - Liberty Crier

Save Us Chuck - Gerry Connolly

WHY WE FIGHT

Emily Dyer | Why Violence Against Women in Egypt Has Soared After Mubarak | Foreign Affairs

Emily Dyer | Why Violence Against Women in Egypt Has Soared After Mubarak | Foreign Affairs

Annabelle Chapman | What Arazov's Resignation Means Ukraine's for Euromaidan | Foreign Affairs

Annabelle Chapman | What Arazov's Resignation Means Ukraine's for Euromaidan | Foreign Affairs

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Harris v. Quinn: A Mother Petitions the Supreme Court in Fight Against Parasitic Unions

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Harris v. Quinn: A Mother Petitions the Supreme Court in Fight Against Parasitic Unions

NY Gov. Cuomo says pro-life, pro-gun people not welcome in his state

NY Gov. Cuomo says pro-life, pro-gun people not welcome in his state

Exclusive: Feds threatening Michigan family farm with armed raid

Exclusive: Feds threatening Michigan family farm with armed raid

Thursday, January 30, 2014

140130 – No Checks & Balances | The Hyper Report

140130 – No Checks & Balances | The Hyper Report

Richard Haass on Northern Ireland

Boiling Frogs

Cooke: Longer Wait Times Under Obamacare Follows Suit with What Happened...

Obamacare: Beware the Invisible “Glitches” | Ben Swann Truth In Media

Obamacare: Beware the Invisible “Glitches” | Ben Swann Truth In Media

Still Report # 174 - Snowden Interview 1

President of National School Choice Week Andrew Campanella Talks Progres...

How free is free enterprise? | Marketplace.org

How free is free enterprise? | Marketplace.org

FOX NEWS: Bundle Up, It's Global Warming

The American Scholar: Dog Stories - Brian Doyle

The American Scholar: Dog Stories - Brian Doyle

A Modesty Proposal | The Weekly Standard

A Modesty Proposal | The Weekly Standard

Anecdotal Evidence: `Untouchable Probity and Distilled Power'

Anecdotal Evidence: `Untouchable Probity and Distilled Power'

A Commonplace Blog: Entrepreneurs of the spirit

A Commonplace Blog: Entrepreneurs of the spirit

Secrets From Belfast - Research - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Secrets From Belfast - Research - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It by Jennifer Michael Hecht – review | Books | The Observer

Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It by Jennifer Michael Hecht – review | Books | The Observer

Perspectives on the Ukrainian Protests | Stratfor

Perspectives on the Ukrainian Protests | Stratfor

Peace Is the Only Answer in China-Japan Island Dispute - Geopolitical Monitor

Peace Is the Only Answer in China-Japan Island Dispute - Geopolitical Monitor

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WORLD MARKETS 

State of Disunion
By James Corbett
While much of America is concentrating on dissecting President Obama's State of the Union address, the markets are still digesting the carnage we've seen unfolding over the last week. After days of triple-digit losses capping the worst week on Wall Street since 2011 the Dow stood under 16,000 and the S&P under 1800. Analysts looking for reason behind the madness cast their nets widely.
Most talking heads settled on the idea that it was due to a emerging market sell-off driven by concerns over political and economic instability in Turkey, Ukraine and Argentina. Others postulated it was due to disappointing Chinese PMI data that shows Chinese manufacturing contracting (despite Beijing's release of a heavily cooked 7.7% GDP growth figure for 2013). Neither of these explanations seem quite adequate to the task of describing the global sell-off that took place last week, especially since many of these problems (emerging market growth, worries about Chinese manufacturing) have been brewing for months if not years.
The truth may just be that the markets are in a fragile state right now. Investors are spooked by their own shadows as they head into a new year with the unknown quantity of a new Federal Reserve chair coupled with the uncertainty surrounding the QE taper and new horror stories coming out of the Chinese shadow banking sector on seemingly a daily basis (only some of which are hoaxes). At the end of the day, investors seem just as stymied about which way the market is heading as your average Joe Sixpack observer of these market swings.
One thing that is not being neglected at the moment, though, is the manipulation of the gold price. We had a flight to safety effect kick in last Wednesday night, taking gold from $1232.20 to $1264.80 in under 24 hours on the way up to $1275.60 to start the week. We've seen that trade reversing since then, however, with the price winding back to around the $1250 mark as of press time.
One has to imagine that if there were to be a market “state of the union” speech today, it wouldn't be a very optimistic one. For whatever recovery the markets are making this week, last week's jitters show that there are a lot of investors who are still very worried about the overall stability of this equities bull market. After all, if this is the way the Dow and S&P react to a bit of bad news from abroad, can you imagine what will happen if and when the Fed begins to turn off the spigots on their central bank funny money?

LAGARDE WARNS OF RISKS TO GLOBAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY 
By Pan Pylas
The International Monetary Fund's managing director warned Saturday of the risks posed to global economic recovery from the reduction of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus and falling prices in the eurozone.
Despite growing evidence the global economy is faring better than it has for years, Christine Lagarde said policymakers around the world have to be alert to the potential repercussions from the Fed's "tapering," a policy change it decided to embark upon in December.
So far, the move has been minimal - it has reduced the amount of bonds it buys each month by $10 billion to $75 billion - but many economists think that it could end this year if the U.S. economic recovery gains steam.
Over the past few years, the Fed's stimulus, in its various guises has had a big impact on financial markets. As well as shoring up stock markets around the world, the new money created by the stimulus has flown to emerging economies as investors sought out better returns. Currencies, such as the Indian rupee and the Brazilian real, have been beneficiaries. The withdrawal could prompt a reverse in those flows and see their currencies come under pressure.
"This is a new risk on the horizon and really needs to be watched," Lagarde said in a discussion about the global economic outlook at the World Economic Forum.
Though the shockwaves that have hit Argentina this week weren't specifically about tapering, the turmoil the country's currency experienced - it fell by nearly 15 percent on Thursday alone - was felt throughout the world, prompting stock markets to post broad-based declines.
Lagarde also cautioned about the outlook for the 18-country eurozone. Though the eurozone has emerged from its longest-ever recession and many of the bailed-out countries appear headed for modest growth, inflation has fallen sharply. At last count, it was down at 0.8 percent in the year to December, way below the European Central Bank's target to keep price rises just below 2 percent.
Many economists have worried that the eurozone may be about to suffer a debilitating bout of deflation, which Japan has experienced for the best part of two decades. Falling prices can hurt an economy as consumers postpone spending in the hope of getting cheaper deals in the future while businesses fail to innovate and invest.
Lagarde said the IMF thinks there's 15 to 20 percent chance that the eurozone may suffer deflation.
"The risk is that longer term expectations are anchored at a much lower level that it is currently associated with," Lagarde said.
Getting out of a deflationary spiral can be hugely difficult. Japan is now undertaking a major policy experiment - dubbed "Abenomics" after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - involving a massive monetary stimulus, more government spending and big structural reforms. The hope is to get inflation up at 2 percent.
The country's finance minister, Haruhiko Kuroda, said the early signs were positive and he voiced some optimism over the country's growth.
"We are only half way," he said. "There's still a long way to go."
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/W/WORLD_ECONOMY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-01-25-11-37-08
IMF fears global markets threat as US cuts back on cash stimulus 
By Larry Elliott and Jill Treanor
The International Monetary Fund is closely monitoring recent events in the world's emerging markets amid concerns that the withdrawal of monetary stimulus by the US will add to the turmoil caused by the sudden slump in Argentina.
The IMF believes that the next phase of the gradual removal of stimulus to the US economy by the Federal Reserve, due later this week, could be the trigger for fresh turbulence in countries seen as vulnerable to capital flight, such as Turkey and Indonesia.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, told participants at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the so-called tapering by the US central bank was a potential problem.
"This is clearly a new risk on the horizon and it needs to be closely watched," Lagarde said. "How tapering takes place, at what speed, how it is communicated and what spillover effects it has, particularly in emerging markets."
Markets sold off on Friday after the Argentinian peso had its biggest one-day fall since 2002.
Larry Fink, chairman of fund manager BlackRock, told the WEF that one of his concerns was the large positions held by investors in various emerging markets. Fink added that tapering was not the main problem. "It's going to require much better domestic policy in these emerging markets," he said.
The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, said the UK economy was one-fifth smaller than had the "great recession" of 2008-09 never happened.
He said stronger banks and less indebted consumers meant the UK was now in better shape, but listed an array of weaknesses that would inhibit the Bank raising interest rates. He said UK banks might need to build up their defences against further problems.
"As good as the numbers have been in the last three quarters, we're talking about household-driven growth, where the economy is 20% below its pre-crisis trend level, that has not yet rebalanced and is still vulnerable to problems in its neighbour [the eurozone]."
Carney indicated that the UK would impose tougher rules on its banks than those agreed internationally. "I do think home markets in several cases, including the UK, need to supplement them as appropriate."
Meanwhile, the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, said he was prepared to use all possible weapons to avoid the eurozone sinking into Japanese-style deflation. Interest rates could be cut from their already low level if necessary.
Draghi was speaking shortly after senior eurozone finance ministers were forced to defend the plans intended to avoid eurozone banking failures after Lord Turner, the former chairman of the Financial Services Authority, raised concerns about their effectiveness.
Turner said that while a collapse of a large bank was less likely than in the past, the eurozone needed to know how to handle a bank that needs more capital after stress tests conducted this year.
"You've got to be able to put in public capital and that's the resolution fund. The big danger for the eurozone over the next 10 years is that until that fund is in place you are still running a risk," Turner said.
He provoked a strong reaction from Wolfgang Schäuble, the German finance minister, and his Dutch counterpart Jereon Dijsselbloem, who is also president of the group of eurozone finance ministers, who insisted the European Stability Mechanism could be used to bail out banks. Following criticism that stress tests of banks in the past have not been tough enough, Dijsselbloem said he hoped that problems were uncovered.
"I rather hope it will unveil some unpleasantness, as that will give me a good feeling that is being done properly," the Dutch minister said.
Schäuble admitted that he had wanted the ESM – to be £55bn in 10 years – to be bigger and kept up the pressure for structural reform in the French and Italian economies after progress made by Spain, Ireland and Portugal.
Turner exposed differences with Schäuble by making references to the way the US had tackled in banking system, forcing banks to take bailouts if they could not raise money on their own. "We are not the United States of America, we are not the United States of Europe were are the European Union, quite complicated by we are rather successive," Schauble said.
On a panel discussing what impact technological changes were having on the workforce, Larry Summers, now a professor at Harvard, said: "We pay people too much not to work and not enough to work." Philip Jennings, who runs the UNI Global Unioncorrect, praised the Bank of England for using unemployment as a guide for the next rate rise. "It's changed the narrative," he said.



US MARKETS

Obamacare Enrollment Misinformation
By Stephen Lendman
Mark Twain popularized what Disraeli allegedly said: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics."
A good rule of thumb suggests disbelieving official government reports. Misinformation infests them. It's hard separating facts from fiction. It's best to disregard them altogether.
Agendas alone matter. Reality is twisted to fit policy. It's standard practice. In December, a White House PR campaign went all-out to sell Obamacare.
Multi-millions of taxpayer dollars were spent. Lies substituted for truth. Facts don't matter. Government claims are duplicitous.
On January 10, Obama twittered: "Six million Americans have gotten coverage thanks to health reform. Have you?"
Official government figures say around four million. Hard evidence suggests many fewer. Data is so incomplete and inaccurate it's hard knowing anything for sure. 
A January 16 Washington Post report explained," saying:
"The 6 million figure comes from combining a figure of 2.1 million for people selecting a plan via state and federal exchanges, through December, and 3.9 million for Medicaid, through November." 
"Thus the claim that '6 million Americans have already signed up for coverage thanks to health reform.' "
It's deceptive. It says nothing about how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects Medicaid enrollment.
ACA expanded it to individuals with incomes up to 138% of the federal $15,850 poverty level. The Supreme Court let states decide whether or not to participate.
So far 25 plus the District of Columbia chose to do so. Four others are considering it.
ACA initially pays 100% of the cost. Later it drops to 90%. The current formula splits costs around evenly between states and Washington.
In 2014, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates about a nine million Medicaid enrollment increase.
Washington claims 3.9 million enrollees are people on Medicaid because of ACA provisions. 
According to Assistant to the President and Deputy Senior Advisor for Communications and Strategy David Simas:
"When we break down the numbers a little bit more, this includes more than 2.1 million people who've enrolled in private plans through the federal and state-based marketplaces since October 1st and 3.9 million Americans who learned that they're eligible for coverage through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, also known as CHIP, in October and November."
Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Marilyn Tavenner claims ACA is working as intended.
"Nationwide enrollment for health care coverage surged in December," she said.
"Additionally, 3.9 million Americans learned they're eligible for coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in October and November." 
"These numbers include new eligibility determinations and some Medicaid and CHIP renewals."
According to WaPo, "(t)he word 'some' should be a tip-off. Here's what the number actually includes:

  • ¥ ''Medicaid and CHIP eligibility determinations made directly through state Medicaid and CHIP offices in every state.

  • ¥ Medicaid and CHIP eligibility determinations made directly through state-based marketplaces (where the state is running their own marketplace).

  • ¥ New eligibility determinations as well as renewals - i.e., people previously enrolled in Medicaid who are deemed eligible for another year."

Something is missing, added WaPo:
  • ¥ "Any of the Medicaid or CHIP eligibility determinations made through healthcare.gov. (Through November, that figure was nearly 270,000 (not) 750,000."
"Note: this column was briefly posted with the (wrong) figure for the December report but the numbers have now been corrected."
Theoretically the Medicaid eligible November and December universe combined 3.9 million and 270,000. 
CMS acknowledges some duplication. Maybe more than some. The actual number is unknown or unreported.
Reported numbers don't explain how many additional Medicaid enrollees ACA made possible. No one knows.
CMS claims accurate information will be available in April. It'll be when states bill Washington for their Q I refunds. According to WaPo:
"Determining how many people came out of the 'woodwork' - the previously eligible who suddenly focused on health care options and thus joined Medicaid - will take even more analysis."
It's false to claim ACA enrollees "are in any way equivalent to the 3.9 to 4.2 million" Medicaid eligible individuals.
December Medicaid enrollment numbers are due out. They'll be as deceptive as the 3.9 million figure. They're false unless proved otherwise.
On January 18, Forbes headlined "Coverage Expansion Fails: Less Than One-Third of Obamacare Exchange Enrollees Were Previously Uninsured," saying:
"(N)ew data suggests that Obamacare" fell short of its goal. "Instead of expanding coverage to those without it, Obamacare is" is mostly enrolling individuals with coverage.
"Surveys from insurers and other industry players indicate that" from 65 - 89% of enrollees were previously insured.
A McKinsey & Co. report says "only 11 percent of consumers who bought new coverage under the law were previously uninsured."
Over half of non-enrollees cited affordability. Another 30% indicated "technical challenges in buying the plans."
HealthMarkets is a Texas-based insurance holding company. It conducted its own survey. It found only 35% of enrollees were previously uninsured.
A Priority Health insurer survey found only one-fourth of enrollees without previous coverage.
Michigan health insurers expected about 400,000 sign-ups by yearend. They got less than 76,000. Most hadn't paid their first premium.
A Minnesota-based insurer doesn't know "if we're growing the number of people" seeking coverage. "We're just adding complexity," it believes. According to Forbes:
"If we assume that around one-third of exchange enrollees were previously uninsured, and that 90 percent of those who have 'selected a marketplace plan' will eventually enroll in coverage, the Obamacare exchanges have thus far only expanded coverage to 660,000 people, far less than the 7 million projected by the Congressional Budget Office."
A separate analysis contradicts administration enrollment claims. "Sean Trende of RealClearPolitics (estimates) that only 5 - 7.5% of (new) enrollees were due to Obamacare."
He examined new Medicaid enrollments in states expanding their rolls under Obamacare. He compared them to others that haven't.
Of about 1.7 million people in November "determined eligible for Medicaid and CHIP by state agencies" under Obamacare, 55% were in states not expanding Medicaid coverage.
In other words, most new enrollees were previously Medicaid eligible.
Trendy learned people are enrolling and leaving Medicaid all the time. Aside from normal enrollment trends, "we have an actual estimate for Medicaid enrollment due directly to the ACA's expansion of Medicaid (by) 190,000," said Trende.
CBO projects about 14 million previously uninsured Americans will gain ACA coverage.
About 10 weeks remain in this year's enrollment period. "(W)e're looking at a coverage expansion of less than one million," said Forbes.
"(A)s many as 100 million previously insured Americans will (pay) higher premiums…under Obamacare." 
Many face stiff increases. ACA beneficiaries may be way outnumbered by millions more harmed. It remains to be seen how disappointed Americans react.
On January 9, the Augusta Chronicle headlined "Most uninsured Americans haven't tried to sign up for health care plan."
Nearly 70% haven't visited Healthcare.gov or state web sites to do it. Most cite affordability.
Over 80% don't know they face a March 31 deadline. Many don't know they need to sign up. They're unaware of penalties for not doing it.
On January 18, The Hill headlined "Document: ObamaCare contractor faces mid-March deadline or disaster." 
CGI Federal was hired to fix back-end Healthcare.gov problems. In mid-December, it wasn't found up to the task.
Accenture replaced it. Limited time remains to complete the task. According to a government document: 
"If this functionality is not complete by mid-March 2014, the government could make erroneous payments to providers and insurers."
At risk is "financial harm to the government." Healthcare providers could be jeopardized.
"Additionally, without a Financial Management platform that accounts for enrollments and associated program costs that integrates with the existing CMS Accounting platform, the entire healthcare reform program is jeopardized."
Failure to meet the mid-March deadline may cause "inaccurate issuance of payments to health plans which could seriously put them at financial risk; potentially leading to their default and disrupting continued services and coverage to consumers."
Back-end problems extend beyond federal subsidy payments. The entire program is vulnerable to "inaccurate forecasting" of risk mitigation programs in place.
One issue among many is compensating insurers enrolling higher than expected numbers of sick consumers with costly illnesses.
This and other problems "potentially (put) the entire health insurance industry at risk," said The Hill.
By mid-March, Accenture must complete building a financial management platform. It must be able to track eligibility and enrollment transactions.
It must account for insurer subsidy payments. It must "provide stable and predictable financial accounting and outlook for the entire program."
It must be integrated with existing CMS and IRS systems. It's an enormous task to complete accurately in a short time. 
It involves making sure 500 million lines of Healthcare.gov's code works. Imagine the complexity. Imagine the time constraints. Imagine possible failure.
Many unresolved problems remain. It's unclear how, when or if they'll be fixed. On January 20, Wall Street Journal editors headlined "The Young and the Obamacare-less," saying:
Evidence disputes ACA defenders. They claim huge numbers of enrollees. They way exaggerate reality.
"Lifting the veil of secrecy last week, the feds revealed that 2.2 million people nationwide had selected a plan through December."
"Traffic increased sevenfold over October and November." It's way short of expectations. It fails "by Obama's own standard."
"About one of six Americans under age 65 lack insurance in the official statistics. So where are they?" They haven't sought coverage. Why not?
Signing up young and healthy enrollees is crucial for ObamaCare's success. So far, "merely 24%...are between ages 18 and 34."
At least 40% is critical mass. Current enrollment "skews heavily to people 55 - 64 years old, at 33%."
"Insurance policies plunge into a 'death spiral' when premiums don't cover the cost of claims..." Rates surge to compensate. Current enrollees unable to afford them drop out.
Washington, Ohio, Texas, Indiana and four other states face this problem now. Humana expects ACA's risk pool to be "more adverse than previously expected."
"Expect managed-care (companies) to start making writedowns on their ObamaCare business," said Journal editors.
Will things improve or worsen ahead? Nearly four months of ACA experience suggest greater trouble than already.
Obamacare is unaffordable for millions. It makes underinsurance the new normal.
Sticker shock awaits millions. They're responsible for paying 40% of out-of-pocket costs. Doing so is on top of expensive premiums.
Millions will remain uninsured. Nothing controls spiraling costs. Obamacare has many disturbing surprises. 
Eventually consumers will know they've been scammed. Corporate profits are prioritized over healthcare. 
When it's most needed, it'll be unaffordable for millions. How they'll react remains to be seen.
America is the only developed nation without some form of universal coverage. Obamacare makes a dysfunctional system worse. 
It appears worse than already imagined. Before end of 2014, we'll know more.

To the NSA, the "Enemies of the State" Were a US Public that Was Informed About its Rights
By Alexandra Bruce
This piece, by my idol, James Corbett, discusses a bold new citizen-led initiative to nullify the NSA, which is now gaining momentum around the United States:
From archives of NSA activities, themselves, it would appear that, as far as this department was concerned, the "Enemies of the State" were less the so-called terrorists from poverty-stricken nations, half-way around the world. 
The "enemies" were primarily a US public that was informed about its rights - and of NSA's criminality.
As former NSA Executive Thomas Drake is quoted as saying, here: there were those in his office, who referred to 9/11 as "a gift". Literally: a gift, which would give them more justification to expand their already-illegal activities, which had nothing, whatsoever to do with their mandate, which US Taxpayer dollars were supposed to be subsidizing.
Two US Congressmen, Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and Walter Jones (R-NC) are now lobbying Congress to de-classify the 28 redacted pages of the Congressional Investigative Report on 9/11.
If these redacted pages do reveal, as alleged by Veterans Today Senior Editor, Gordon Duff, that 9/11 was perpetrated by at least two foreign intelligence agencies, in collusion with the Bush (43) Administration and NOT by 19 hijackers wielding plastic box-cutters (puh-LEEZE!).
This crime was instantly blamed on Osama Bin Laden and almost immediately, a miraculously-apparitional "terrorist passport" was discovered by Bernard Kerik's NYPD.
[Kerik now finds himself in Federal Prison, on 16 counts of Fraud, among many others - but it looks as if he will be released this coming March, after serving his 4-year sentence. But I digress...]
When we really take a look at just *who* the NSA is *really* spying on - it would not appear that they care much less concerned about monitoring disgruntled an underemployed men in the Middle East than they are about high-level, First World industrial secrets and the personal, possibly blackmail-worthy private information of the leaders of the US' purported allies.
***But by far, the most vulnerable quarry within the NSA's crosshairs seem to be the US populace, itself: Every godforsaken activity of every individual who has a a cell phone, computer or even the soon-to-be extinct, non-cable-provided landline - although cable-provided phones are also accepted by NSA, as well - these communications are the subjects of (some say) eternal storage in a digital "cloud", to be accessible by some corrupt politician of the future who decides s/he doesn't like you and proceeds to use and distort these records for his/her purposes - and if so desired, have you hauled away without due process - and even killed - as was decreed in the last NDAA by our Dear Leader, on December, 2012.***
*THIS WOULD MAKE ALL THE SENSE IN THE WORLD, IF, AS SUGGESTED BY ALL OF THE ABOVE, THAT 9/11 WAS A COUP D'ETAT AGAINST THE UNITED STATES AND ITS PEOPLE.*
9/11 was enabled by perverted individuals who held high positions of power in the US Government, at that time - but these "people" (if you can call them that) were the mere minions of yet more powerful entities, who would bring America crashing down, just like the WTC Towers, which were a grim illustration of a planned "Domino Effect", which would ruin economies and Rule of Law, in countries worldwide, so that this handful of people could control everybody and everything.
(Already, the top 85 most-wealthy individuals on Earth control the equivalent wealth of the bottom 50% 3.5 billion of this planet's current inhabitants).
SO: if we are to regain any possibility of Rule of Law, these 28 pages must be de-classified, in order that the proper entities be legally prosecuted, for their crimes against humanity.
P.S. It has been suggested by Max Keiser, the delightfully histrionic host of Russia Today's 'The Keiser Report', is that the actual reason for this "dragnet"-style surveillance of the US population is less about spying on the public, in the classic, "Stasi" sense, than it is about aggregating data to input into the super-computers, which effect the High Frequency Trading within Wall Street firms, which move trades in and out of positions in seconds or fractions of a second - to be on the "right side of the trade," literally, at every micro-moment. 
In other words, in order for the US economy to show a profit, it has now been reduced to a country that can only wage war and spy on its own citizens, for the purpose of front-running the the stock market, since almost the entirety of its once-formidable industrial base has long been off-shored to China, India and elsewhere...
But, one has to admit, that the air and the rivers of the US are certainly a LOT cleaner than they were 50-100 years ago!
Americans can, at least be happy about that - and it is a good thing to be happy about, boasting some of the most beautiful nature on the planet...maybe the US will become the new Costa Rica, eco-resort dominator!
Highly preferable to waging war with oil-producing Middle Eastern (OPEC) countries, to enforce our toilet-paper-like Petrodollar, which nobody wants anymore, since we could never pay our $16 Trillion+ operational debt - from fighting with these guys...

Wal-Mart's Sam's Club to cut 2,300 workers 
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it's eliminating 2,300 workers at its Sam's Club division as it reduces the ranks of middle managers in a bid to be more nimble.
The layoffs, which cut 2 percent of the membership club's U.S. employee count of about 116,000, mark the largest since 2010 when the Sam's Club unit laid off 10,000 workers as it moved to outsource food demonstrations at its stores.
The cuts come as Sam's Club strives to compete better with Costco Wholesale Corp. and online players like Amazon.com's Prime membership service. They also follow layoffs announced by several other major retailers in recent weeks that include Macy's Inc., J.C. Penney and Target Corp.

The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans
By Hope Yen
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.
Some of the change is due to demographics, such as the trend toward having fewer children. But a slow economic recovery with high unemployment, stagnant wages and an increasing gulf between low-wage and high-skill jobs also plays a big role. It suggests that government spending on the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program — twice what it cost five years ago — may not subside significantly anytime soon.
Food stamp participation since 1980 has grown the fastest among workers with some college training, a sign that the safety net has stretched further to cover America's former middle class, according to an analysis of government data for The Associated Press by economists at the University of Kentucky. Formally called Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, or SNAP, the program now covers 1 in 7 Americans.
The findings coincide with the latest economic data showing workers' wages and salaries growing at the lowest rate relative to corporate profits in U.S. history.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night is expected to focus in part on reducing income inequality, such as by raising the federal minimum wage. Congress, meanwhile, is debating cuts to food stamps, with Republicans including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., wanting a $4 billion-a-year reduction to an anti-poverty program that they say promotes dependency and abuse.
Economists say having a job may no longer be enough for self-sufficiency in today's economy.
"A low-wage job supplemented with food stamps is becoming more common for the working poor," said Timothy Smeeding, an economics professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who specializes in income inequality. "Many of the U.S. jobs now being created are low- or minimum-wage — part-time or in areas such as retail or fast food — which means food stamp use will stay high for some time, even after unemployment improves."
The newer food stamp recipients include Maggie Barcellano, 25, of Austin, Texas. A high school graduate, she enrolled in college but didn't complete her nursing degree after she could no longer afford the tuition.
Hoping to boost her credentials, she went through emergency medical technician training with the Army National Guard last year but was unable to find work as a paramedic because of the additional certification and fees required. Barcellano, now the mother of a 3-year-old daughter, finally took a job as a home health aide, working six days a week at $10 an hour. Struggling with the low income, she recently applied for food stamps with the help of the nonprofit Any Baby Can, to help save up for paramedic training.
"It's devastating," Barcellano said. "When I left for the Army I was so motivated, thinking I was creating a situation where I could give my daughter what I know she deserves. But when I came back and basically found myself in the same situation, it was like it was all for naught."
Since 2009, more than 50 percent of U.S. households receiving food stamps have been adults ages 18 to 59, according to the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. The food stamp program defines non-elderly adults as anyone younger than 60.
As recently as 1998, the working-age share of food stamp households was at a low of 44 percent, before the dot-com bust and subsequent recessions in 2001 and 2007 pushed new enrollees into the program, according to the analysis by James Ziliak, director of the Center for Poverty Research at the University of Kentucky.
By education, about 28 percent of food stamp households are headed by a person with at least some college training, up from 8 percent in 1980. Among those with four-year college degrees, the share rose from 3 percent to 7 percent. High-school graduates head the bulk of food stamp households at 37 percent, up from 28 percent. In contrast, food stamp households headed by a high-school dropout have dropped by more than half, to 28 percent.
The shifts in food stamp participation come amid broader changes to the economy such as automation, globalization and outsourcing, which have polarized the job market. Many good-paying jobs in areas such as manufacturing have disappeared, shrinking the American middle class and bumping people with higher levels of education into lower-wage work.
An analysis Ziliak conducted for the AP finds that stagnant wages and income inequality play an increasing role in the growth of food stamp rolls.
Taking into account changing family structure, higher unemployment and policy expansions to the food stamp program, the analysis shows that stagnant wages and income inequality explained just 3.5 percent of the change in food stamp enrollment from 1980 to 2011. But from 2000 to 2011, wages and inequality accounted for 13 percent of the increase.
Several economists say food stamp rolls are likely to remain elevated for some time. Historically, there has been a lag before an improving unemployment rate leads to a substantial decline in food stamp rolls; the Congressional Budget Office has projected it could take 10 years.
"We do not expect income inequality stabilizing or declining in the absence of real wage growth or a significant reduction in unemployment and underemployment problems," said Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist for the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University who reviewed the Labor and Commerce departments' wage data.

Full- and part-time workers employed year-round saw the fastest growth in food stamp participation since 1980, making up 17 percent and 7 percent of households, respectively. In contrast, the share of food stamp households headed by an unemployed person has remained largely unchanged, at 53 percent. Part-year workers declined in food stamp share.

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140127 – Citizen Defiance | The Hyper Report

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A Black Female Journalists Take on the Obama's

Here's a black female journalist's opinion of the Obamas.  These are her words not mine. 

Even if you love Obama you might take a few minutes to read this, because it is unvarnished in its implications for them and our country.  This journalist is not afraid like so many are to be branded a racist, because she is black.  How beautiful and liberating the truth can be when our minds are opened for all who care to see and be free.

The below summary of Barack and Michelle Obama’s 5-year reign in the White House is by far the best I've ever read, as it squarely hits the nail on the head.  And it took a black reporter writing it to make it as effective as it is.  A white man’s account would be instantly criticized by the liberal media as pure racism.  But, how can anyone scream Racist when an exacting description of the Obamas is penned by a well-known journalist of color?
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(written by Mychal Massie, a respected writer and talk show host in Los Angeles.)
 
The other evening on my twitter, a person asked me why I didn't like the Obama's. 

Specifically, I was asked:  "I have to ask, why do you hate the Obama's?  It seems personal, not policy related.  You even dissed (disrespect) their Christmas family picture."
 
The truth is I do not like the Obamas, what they represent, their ideology, and I certainly do not like his policies and legislation.  I've made no secret of my contempt for the Obamas.  As I responded to the person who asked me the aforementioned question, I don't like them because they are committed to the fundamental change of my/our country into what can only be regarded as a Communist State.
 
I don't hate them per definition, but I condemn them because they are the worst kind of racialists, they are elitist Leninists with contempt for traditional America.  They display disrespect for the sanctity of the office he holds, and for those who are willing to admit same, Michelle Obama's raw contempt for white America is transpicuous.
 
I don't like them because they comport themselves as emperor and empress.
 
I expect, no I demand respect, for the Office of President, and a love of our country and her citizens, from the leader entrusted with the governance of same.  President and Mrs. Reagan displayed an unparalleled love for the country and her people.  The Reagan's made Americans feel good about themselves and about what we could accomplish.
 
His arrogance by appointing 32 leftist czars and constantly bypassing congress is impeachable.  Eric Holder is probably the MOST incompetent and arrogant DOJ head to ever hold the job.  Could you envision President Reagan instructing his Justice Department to act like jack-booted thugs?
 
Presidents are politicians and all politicians are known and pretty much expected to manipulate the truth, if not outright lie, but even using that low standard, the Obama's have taken lies,dishonesty, deceit, mendacity,subterfuge and obfuscation to new depths.  They are verbally abusive to the citizenry, and they display an animus for civility.
 
I do not like them, because they both display bigotry overtly, as in the case of Harvard Professor Louis Gates, when he accused the Cambridge Police of acting stupidly, and her code speak pursuant to now being able to be proud of America.  I view that statement and that Mindset as an insult to those who died to provide a country where a Kenyan, his illegal alien relatives, and his alleged progeny, could come and not only live freely, but rise to the highest, most powerful, position in the world.  Michelle Obama is free to hate and disparage whites because Americans of every description paid with their blood to ensure her right to do that.
 
I have a saying, that "the only reason a person hides things, is because they have something to hide."  No president in history has spent over a million dollars to keep his records and his past sealed.
 
And what the two of them have shared has been proven to be lies.  He lied about when and how they met, he lied about his mother's death and problems with insurance, Michelle lied to a crowd pursuant to nearly $500,000 bank stocks they inherited from his family.  He has lied about his father's military service, about the civil rights movement, ad nausea.  He lied to the world about the Supreme Court in a State of the Union address.
 
He berated and publicly insulted a sitting Congressman.  He has surrounded himself with the most rabidly, radical, socialist academicians today.  He opposed rulings that protected women and children that even Planned Parenthood did not seek to support.  He is openly hostile to business and aggressively hostile to Israel.
 
His wife treats being the First Lady as her personal American Express Black Card (arguably the most prestigious credit card in the world).  I condemn them because, as people are suffering, losing their homes, their jobs, their retirements, he and his family are arrogantly showing off their life of entitlement - as he goes about creating and fomenting class warfare.
 
I don't like them, and I neither apologize nor retreat from my public condemnation of them and of his policies.  We should condemn them for the disrespect they show our people, for his willful and unconstitutional actions pursuant to obeying the Constitutional parameters he is bound by, and his willful disregard for Congressional authority.
 
Dislike for them has nothing to do with the color of their skin; it has everything to do with their behavior, attitudes, and policies.  And I have open scorn for their constantly playing the race card.
 
I could go on, but let me conclude with this.  I condemn in the strongest possible terms the media for refusing to investigate them, as they did President Bush and President Clinton, and for refusing to label them for what they truly are.  There is no scenario known to man, whereby a white president and his wife could ignore laws, flaunt their position, and lord over the people, as these two are permitted out of fear for their color.
 
As I wrote in a syndicated column titled, "Nero In The White House" - "Never in my life, inside or outside of politics, have I witnessed such dishonesty in a political leader."
 
He is the most mendacious political figure I have ever witnessed.  Even by the low standards of his presidential predecessors, his narcissistic, contumacious arrogance is unequaled.  Using Obama as the bar, Nero would have to be elevated to sainthood.
 
Many in America wanted to be proud when the first person of color was elected president, but instead, they have been witness to a congenital liar, a woman who has been ashamed of America her entire life, failed policies, intimidation, and a commonality hitherto not witnessed in political leaders.  He and his wife view their life at our expense as an entitlement - while America's people go homeless, hungry and unemployed.

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