The time has arrived where we must understand the realities of the dark forces amongst us.
Oct 16, 2:24 PM EDT
Kenya helicopter crashes; push into Somalia begins http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/ ... 6-14-24-47
Late Sunday evening, a military helicopter crashed and caught fire inside [?] Kenya from [duh] an apparent mechanical malfunction
Oct 16, 5:34 PM EDT
Arab League stops short of suspending Syria http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ ... 6-17-34-55
Arab foreign ministers met at the group's Cairo headquarters behind closed doors for an initial 3-hour session [>] without Syria's representative,
then took a break and reconvened for talks with Syrian diplomats that lasted late into the night.
Oct 16, 4:59 PM EDT
Anti-Wall St. movement grows to dozens of cities http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 6-16-59-06
Throughout the country - from several dozen people in Jackson, Miss., to some 2,000 each in Pittsburgh and Chicago - the protest gained momentum.
Oct 16, 4:38 PM EDT
Feeding the masses, fueling a movement http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 6-16-38-24
"Revolution is fueled by eggplant parmigiana!" cried David Everitt-Carlson, smacking his lips and cleaning his plate after dinner.
Sitting cross-legged in a cardboard box daubed with the words "I think outside the box" the unemployed 55-year-old said that, after months of homelessness, he had never eaten better.
Oct 16, 1:43 PM EDT
AP: Medicare yanks licenses, gives them right back http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 6-13-43-56
Regulators fighting an estimated $60 billion to $90 billion a year in Medicare fraud frequently suspend Medicare providers, then quickly reinstate them after appeals hearings that government employees don't even attend, according to an Associated Press review.
Europe's lost decade as $7 trillion loan crunch looms
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
8:30PM BST 16 Oct 2011http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comm ... looms.html
what Germany means by EU economic government is better policing of Club Med budgets, not debt-pooling or eurobonds. It should be clear after the ruling of the German constitutional court last month and the fiery debates in Bundestag that Berlin will not alienate its sovereign fiscal powers to the EU.
How cuts to Social Security Administration will hurt you
Oct 14, 2011 14:48 EDThttp://blogs.reuters.com/reuters-money/ ... -hurt-you/
The SSA is funded through the same Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax that pays benefits, so it doesn’t compete for general revenue to meet its costs. But Congressional appropriators — who oversee its budget — have been squeezing the agency anyway.
In fiscal 2011, Congress provided the SSA with about $1 billion less than requested by President Obama.
Those cuts forced the agency to make cuts that beneficiaries have noticed. It suspended mailing of the annual statement of benefits, and it shelved plans to open eight new hearing offices to handle the backlog of disability claims, which has soared during the recession.
Greece’s new army of the homeless
Oct 12, 2011 14:13 EDThttp://blogs.reuters.com/photographers- ... -homeless/
Greece’s new army of homeless have swelled in numbers since the debt crisis hit the country.