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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Will Obama Capping Executive Pay Create a Better Banking System? / Politics / Credit Crisis 2009

By: Money_Morning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMartin Hutchinson writes: By revamping the banking sector's compensation system, and creating a salary cap of $500,000 for the top executives at institutions that accepted federal bailout money, new U.S. President Barack Obama could be launching a reform movement that helps make the American financial system worthwhile to invest in again.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

$550 Billion Electronic Run On U.S. Banks Nearly Triggered Financial Collapse / Politics / Credit Crisis 2008

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleAt 2 minutes, 20 seconds into this C-Span video clip, Rep. Paul Kanjorski of Pennsylvania explains how the Federal Reserve told Congress members about a "tremendous draw-down of money market accounts in the United States, to the tune of $550 billion dollars." According to Kanjorski, this electronic transfer occurred over the period of an hour and threatened a further $5 trillion to be drawn out triggering a total collapse of the Financial System, which prompted Hank Paulson's emergency $700 billion TARP bailout action.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Capitalism's Self-inflicted Financial Apocalypse / Politics / Credit Crisis 2009

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMichael Parenti writes: After the overthrow of communist governments in Eastern Europe, capitalism was paraded as the indomitable system that brings prosperity and democracy, the system that would prevail unto the end of history. The present economic crisis, however, has convinced even some prominent free-marketeers that something is gravely amiss. Truth be told, capitalism has yet to come to terms with several historical forces that cause it endless trouble: democracy, prosperity, and capitalism itself, the very entities that capitalist rulers claim to be fostering.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Pelosi Economic Stimulus Casts Shadow Over Obama, America and World / Politics / Economic Stimulus

By: John_Browne

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIn a sign that may reveal much about the current deal-making environment in Washington, House speaker Nancy Pelosi has outmaneuvered the Obama Administration in the design of the massive $827 billion so-called Economic Stimulus Package. With the collusion of three moderate Republican Senators - Collins, Snowe and Specter - Pelosi may succeed in steering President Obama into supporting a package with which he may secretly disagree.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Baby Boomers- Your Generation's Crisis Has Arrived / Politics / Credit Crisis 2009

By: James_Quinn

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis Article"There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations, much is given. Of other generations, much is expected. This Generation has a rendezvous with destiny." Franklin Roosevelt – 1936

President Roosevelt was correct. The generation he was speaking to was already dealing with the worst financial crisis in the history of the United States, the Great Depression. By 1945, over 400,000 of this generation had lost their lives. Another 600,000 men were wounded. Much was expected and much was sacrificed. Every generation has a rendezvous with destiny.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Hacking the Obama Economic Stimulus Package / Politics / Economic Stimulus

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleDanny Schechter writes: It became clear Friday night that our economy may not recover until our politics do.  

To President Obama, the delays and endless Congressional carping about his recovery plan was  “inexcusable.”  He was reduced to reading the latest unemployment numbers aloud as if to say, ‘what world are you guys in?

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

U.S. Economy Imploding as Obama Follows Failed NeoCon Policies / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticlePaul Craig Roberts writes: Is there intelligent life in Washington, DC? Not a speck of it.

The US economy is imploding, and Obama is being led by his government of neconservatives and Israeli agents into a quagmire in Afghanistan that will bring the US into confrontation with Russia, and possibly China, American's largest creditor.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Financial Crisis Ends America's Second Gilded Age? / Politics / US Politics

By: Oxbury_Research

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMark Twain called the late nineteenth century the “Gilded Age”. In fact, Mark Twain wrote a novel called “The Gilded Age” ridiculing Washington D.C. and many of the leading figures of the day. Mark Twain thought that the period was glittering on the surface but corrupt underneath. Many people believe that there are many similarities between that era and our current era. It seems to me to be another instance of history “rhyming”.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Transcript of Obama's Speech in Elkhart Indian / Politics / US Politics

By: Mike_Shedlock

President Obama gave a speech on the economy before an audience in a packed gym at Concord High School in Elkhart Indiana Monday evening.

MSNBC offers President Obama In Elkhart: Video Of Speech Here is a transcript of the speech.

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Politics

Monday, February 09, 2009

Freedom From Government Intervention and Funding and Restrictions / Politics / Government Intervention

By: Dr_Ron_Paul

President Obama signed an executive order last week continuing the faith-based initiatives program created by former President Bush. When the program was created, I warned that giving taxpayer money to private religious organizations would eventually lead to political control and manipulation of them. This week has provided some evidence that this was a justified concern.

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Politics

Monday, February 09, 2009

Bankers On Notice: The Cake Eaters Are Stirring / Politics / Credit Crisis 2009

By: David_Haas

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIt's interesting to watch what happens as the spores and tentacles of “banker rot” penetrate ever-deeper into the worm-holes and capillaries of the socioeconomic strata.

Anachronisms from a bygone-era, the “let them eat cake” attitudes that have persistently predominated the media-storm are increasingly muffled by a gathering mob and their collective call for the punishment of the perpetrators and their accomplices at all levels and in all capacities, public and private.

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Politics

Saturday, February 07, 2009

Will Obama Start the Next Trade War? / Politics / Global Economy

By: Submissions

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleShamus Cooke writes: While campaigning to be president, Obama gave the general impression that he would act “cooperatively” to solve international problems, moving away from the Bush strategy of irresponsible “unilateralism.”

But Obama took an aggressive stance towards China even on the campaign trail, including the accusations of “currency manipulation,” “violating intellectual property rights,” and “devaluing their goods.” Of course the average American cares nothing about these types of crimes, nor should they.

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Politics

Saturday, February 07, 2009

The End of Wealth Creation / Politics / Credit Crisis 2009

By: Ronald_R_Cooke

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe Roman Empire - The rise and fall of the Roman Empire is a classic example of Return On Investment (ROI). Rome essentially funded conquest through pillage, bringing rich treasures of gold and silver back to Rome. During the early years of the Empire, the ROI on conquest was very good and Rome prospered. It had plenty of coin to fund its Legions. As the years went by, however, it became more difficult to find lands worth conquering and the travel costs to send a Legion to remote lands increased. The ROI of conquest began to falter, and Roman Emperors finally concluded additional conquests were not worth the cost. Years of wealth creation came to an end. The Roman Empire shifted its attention to wealth preservation.

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Politics

Friday, February 06, 2009

Russian Bear Emerging From Post-Soviet Hibernation / Politics / New Cold War

By: John_Mauldin

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIf the Russian Bear has indeed emerged from its post-Soviet hibernation to regain global prominence, that means big things for your portfolio. From the punishingly obvious war with Georgia last summer, to the more subtle - but equally powerful - shut off of natural gas to Ukraine and Europe, Russia is making it abundantly clear that they want to be global players again. To get a read on how this is all going to play out, I turn to my friend George Friedman, the founder of global intelligence firm Stratfor.

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Politics

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Moscow Reacts to US Military Buildup in Afghanistan / Politics / New Cold War

By: F_William_Engdahl

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMoscow has correctly assessed that the announced Obama troop buildup in Afghanistan has no relevance to the stated aim of combatting the ‘Taliban', but rather with a new attempt by the Pentagon strategists to encircle both Russia and China on Eurasia in order to retain US global military dominance. It is not waiting for a new policy from Washington. Rather Russia is acting to secure its perimeter in Central Asia through a series of calculated geopolitical moves reminiscent of the famous Great Game of more than a Century ago. The stakes in this geopolitical power game could not be higher—the issue of world war or peace in the coming decade.

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Politics

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

America and the Creation of an Economic Frankenstein / Politics / US Economy

By: Oxbury_Research

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleJim McTague has been writing articles for Barron's for a very long time. He's a better journalist than I and likely earns more money. He writes a column called D.C. Current for the august investment weekly and boasts the title Washington Editor. For my part… well, it's not nice to boast. The only thing the two of us may have in common is a Northern Irish distaste for all things orange and a love of the Pogues. The fact that our grandfathers once put the boots to a black and tan before his went and ratted out mine, I'll leave to another time.

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Politics

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Bailout for the People: Dividend Economics, Basic Income Guarantee- Part2 / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Richard_C_Cook

Continued from Part 1

Key Discovery of the 20th Century: Dividend Economics

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Politics

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Bailout for the People: Dividend Economics and the Basic Income Guarantee / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Richard_C_Cook

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticlePrepared for a Presentation at the 8 th Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network and 2009 Eastern Economics Association Annual Conference Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers New York, N.Y., February 27

The existing monetary system is not free enterprise, and it is not capitalism. It is cancer.

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Politics

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Obama Plans Financial Triage for Bad Bank Troubled Assets / Politics / Credit Crisis Bailouts

By: Mike_Shedlock

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe Obama administration, led by Geithner, is proposing a triage of bad ideas for troubled assets. The Washington Post has the story in Bank Rescue Would Entail Triage for Troubled Assets . The Obama administration's emerging rescue plan for the banking system would amount to financial triage, with the Treasury Department playing the delicate role of deciding which of the trillions of dollars in troubled assets plaguing the economy to buy, guarantee or leave in the hands of banks, sources said.

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Politics

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

How to Create 4 Million Jobs in 90 Days / Politics / Recession 2008 - 2010

By: Ronald_R_Cooke

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleLost Jobs - At least 23 million Americans are either unemployed (they do not have any job) or under-employed (they are being paid for less than 35 hours per week).  If unemployment increases to 10% of the workforce by the end of 2010, then 15,434,900 people will be unemployed. In this 2 year period, America will have lost more than 4.4 million additional jobs. America's Work Shortage Index (WSI) will increase from a total of 23,487,000 unemployed or under-employed persons at the end of 2008, to a Work Shortage Index of more than 21.9% by the end of 2010. Over 33.5 million Americans would be forced to sharply curtail their spending. Over 27% of all American households would be in financial trouble. (Reference 1)

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