The Real World News and Commentary – October 14, 2012

Connecting the Dots in the Real World

Created by Roy Perlmutter   October 14 2012


NOT Everyone Is Happy About The EU Winning A Nobel Peace Prize


Pinocchio – I’ve got no strings


Syrian Conflict Grows on Two Fronts

Turkey Forces Damascus-Bound Jet Suspected of Carrying Arms to Land; U.S. Confirms Military Team on Jordan Border


Eisenhower Farewell Address — Military Industrial Complex


DHS to start testing drones over US for ‘public safety’


Danny Kaye – Hans Christian Andersen


A top State Department security official in Libya told a congressional investigator that he had argued unsuccessfully for more security in the weeks before Ambassador Chris Stevens was killed. Department officials instead wanted to “normalize operations and reduce security resources,” he wrote in an email obtained Tuesday by the Associated Press.


False flag


Russia says it will not renew arms agreement with U.S.


The complaint shows just how complicit the Bear bankers were in the proliferation of bad loans that almost took down the economy, and that alone makes it valuable. “He’s finally telling the story so that people can understand the depth and magnitude of what went on,” says Eliot Spitzer, who had Schneiderman’s job after the dot-com bust.

But beyond that, there’s not much to applaud. The biggest flaw is that Schneiderman decided not to name any individuals, a practice that is sadly all too common in financial fraud cases.


Reality Check: Is SCOTUS Putting An End To “Personal” Property?


Right to Know: Vote Yes on Prop 37


The Not So Funnies


“This is just one of those things that makes the stomach turn: the people who brought us the National Defense Authorization Act (authorizing the detention of US citizens on US soil) now deem it prudent to prepare for mass fatalities on US soil,” writes Simon Black.

“FEMA, as you may recall, is the same organization that couldn’t get bottles of water delivered to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina… and held up hundreds of seasoned volunteer emergency service workers from entering the city for several days of mandatory sexual harassment training.”


The Rich Get Richer Explained


Unfiltered News from the RealityZone  Compiled by G. Edward Griffin