The Real World News and Commentary – October 29, 2012

Connecting the Dots in the Real World

Created by Roy Perlmutter   October 29 2012


In Amerika There Will Never be a Real Debate – by Paul Craig Roberts

Dr. Roberts was awarded the Treasury Department’s Meritorious Service Award for “his outstanding contributions to the formulation of United States economic policy,” having been appointed Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy in 1981 by President Reagan and confirmed by the Senate.


Fear and loathing in Athens: the rise of Golden Dawn and the far right

In austerity-ravaged Greece, neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn is on the rise. Their MPs give fascist salutes, while on the streets black-shirted vigilantes beat up immigrants.


CIA Look to Swamp Correa


Sandy is set to deliver potential election surprise




The Fateful Geological Prize Called Haiti

Leaving aside the relevant question of how well in advance the Pentagon and US scientists knew the quake was about to occur, and what Pentagon plans were being laid before January 12, another issue emerges around the events in Haiti that might help explain the bizarre behavior to date of the major ‘rescue’ players—the United States, France and Canada.

Now, in the wake of the devastating earthquake of January 12, the United States military has taken control of Haiti’s four airports and presently has some 20,000 troops in the country. Journalists and international aid organizations have accused the US military of being more concerned with imposing military control, which it prefers to call “security,” than with bringing urgently needed water, food and medicine from the airport sites to the population.


Republican National Convention Delayed by Isaac


The 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami both Helped GM and Hurt the Economy


Sit Silently … as Bombs Burst in Air     by Anthony Wile, The Daily Bell


Eisenhower Farewell Address — Military Industrial Complex


The Perils of Bubbles and Speculative Finance        by Doug Noland


TDV: Jeff Berwick on hyperinflation, one world government


No Risk of Hyperinflation Says Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke


Ron Paul Owns Ben Bernanke in 10 seconds


Obama Reappoints Bernanke for Second Fed Term


John Williams – Sell-Off in Dollar Should Evolve into Hyperinflation




Quantitative Easing Explained


Obama Reappoints Bernanke for Second Fed Term


George Washington