Daily Archives: December 14, 2008

Odd, Isn’t It?

Once again, the British press is reporting great holiday sales. Despite all the endless bad economic news. And the shoppers are flooding stores despite awful weather. Across the country high streets and shopping centres have seen the numbers of shoppers … Continue reading

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Brutal Cold Grips Center Of Nation

A life-threatening cold front is pushing rapidly down into the center of the United States, causing massive temperature swings. The northern plains are being hit with both the cold and a powerful winter storm system that is dropping snow across … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Scam Revealed

Yet another scam – this time one conducted by a well-known lawyer – is wreaking havoc. Marc Dreier has been arrested, accused of a financial fraud, this one has about $380 million going missing. The victims include hedge funds. But … Continue reading

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Emanuel Had Contact With Blagojevich

None other than the New York Times reports that Rahm Emanuel did, indeed, have contact with the governor of Illinois. There is no indication that Emanuel is being investigated in any way, however. Yet the Obama camp is refusing to … Continue reading

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