America’s Obituary or Rebirth

BossKitty serves images of the future of the United States of America as seen by doomers and gloomers. America the bankrupt has a lot of hard decisions to make. Reality of current events is a huge slap in the face for many Americans whose short attention span has been focused on marketed trivia. […]

America’s Foreign Policy Suffers – Unemployment Soars – Religion Goes Toxic

US worldviews world’s apart

By Jim Lobe: WASHINGTON – While the ongoing financial crisis has almost entirely displaced foreign policy and even the Iraq War as the main concern of voters in the United States, differences in approach to the world beyond US borders between Republican candidate Senator John McCain […]

Market Driven Economy Hits Tree – UPDATE

OK, there are lessons in history, has anyone bothered to notice that Americans have played this scene before?. ..

List of stock market crashes

WaMu Is Seized, Sold Off to J.P. Morgan, In Largest Failure in U.S. Banking History

Welcome to chaos: Arab nations hit hard as world markets crash

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What Is Condeleeza Rice REALLY Doing Over There?

Rice Visits Morocco to End Africa Tour

Rice arrived in staunch US ally Morocco late on Saturday after visiting Algeria and Tunisia and holding a historic meeting with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli.

Rice’s visit is her first as secretary of state to this region of increasing strategic importance in terms […]

OpEd: MSM Keeps Voters Mesmerized By Personalities Not Competence

The US news media has focused on the Hype and Circumstance of political celebrities and weather crisis to the tune of keeping America distracted. Personality wars mean ratings. Ratings mean advertising. AND advertising means money … that’s what its all about. So, American voters are still saturated with fluff and nonsense …

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$200 OIL The Final Straw – Dust Off Your Bicycle

… the more that talk of an “oil bubble” is replaced by a sullen consensus that prices are headed straight to the moon, the more likely it is we’ll get a major correction. Unfortunately, the main catalyst for this drop will likely be global economic collapse. […]

Disconnected Bush Extorts Congress One Last Time

Eight years of distortion and extortion have changed the world. The lessons have been tragic and harsh. The final acts of President Bush will determine how hard it will be for the world to recover from all the bad parts of this fairy tale. […]

Ten mpg is now feasible … may save you money!

Americans have become soft and impractical. Americans are consumer robots that are mesmerized by ‘image over substance’. That is exactly where America’s marketing geniuses have brought us. Some Americans are waking up to a world known by their grand parents and great grand parents. Frugal is no longer a ‘quaint concept’. Gas prices and their effect on food and necessities is the slap in the face we need to come out of the hypnosis we have been enjoying. […]

Bush, The Appeaser “delivers nothing but a lousy speech”

(CBS/AP) Egypt’s state-owned press opened fire Saturday on U.S. President George W. Bush as he arrived for talks with regional leaders at the conclusion of a five-day Mideast tour.

The newspapers, whose management are all appointed by the government, criticized Mr. Bush’s speech Thursday in front of the Israeli […]

Iran-Pakistan-India Nexus – The New Silk Road

Iran moving into the big league Kaveh L Afrasiabi

Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s three-nation tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India and the welter of agreements and understandings reached between Tehran and these governments serve notice beyond the mere issue of energy security and Iran’s expanding role in the sub-continent’s […]