PoliticalEssays

September 22, 2008

OREO 09 23 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 7:21 pm

OREO 09 23 08

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OREO 09 23 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition:  ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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__HYPOCRISY IN OVERDRIVE__
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UN chief asks rich nations to spend $72B on Africa
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"Under the cloud of a global financial crisis"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/UN_UN_GENERAL_ASSEMBLY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-11-40-25
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MH  Court: US govt can't block detainee photos release
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Rather: Bu$h can't block pics of [duh] abusers
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"cannot conceal pictures of abusive treatment of
detainees"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/D/DETAINEE_ABUSE_PHOTOS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-17-38-17
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Wall of Silence | Still no disclosure about the death
of DeOnté Rawlings
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"A year after the 14-year-old was killed in a shooting
involving two off-duty police officers"
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/21/AR2008092101646.html
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2  AFRICA
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THE BU$H PLAN (SOMALIA)
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Witnesses: Mortar attack on Somali market kills 30
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"fighting began after Islamic insurgents fired mortars at
the capital's main airport and the [puppet] presidential
palace" "Soon after, [puppet] government forces and their
Ethiopian allies retaliated with mortars and gunfire [on
the market]."
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AF_SOMALIA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-08-31-43
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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13 hurt by vehicle attack in Israel; driver killed
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"plowed...into a group of [IDF] soldiers" "injuring 13"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_ISRAEL_ATTACK?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-17-33-13
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraq: US soldier killed in Baghdad
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"small arms fire."
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_IRAQ_US_SOLDIER_KILLED?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-04-53-55
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Iraq: blasts in Baghdad kill at least 3
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"car [bomb] was parked...across the street from a
[puppet] government office that issues national [=
puppet-gov] identification cards"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_IRAQ?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-09-42-17
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FACTBOX: Iraq's security pact negotiations with U.S.
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"for U.S. troops to [>] remain once a U.N. mandate expires
at the end of 2008."
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSLL28306320080922?sp=true
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Gates: Record spending for National Guard
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"the reserves have evolved into a force that makes up
nearly half of the U.S. combat troops in Iraq, doing
day-to-day military operations"
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Day-to-day ops?  KILL ALL, BURN ALL, LOOT ALL
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/G/GATES_NATIONAL_GUARD?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-12-05-50
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[Puppet-]Iraq to begin paying Sunni volunteers next month
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"U.S. will closely monitor the [puppet-gov] Iraqis as
they gradually take over payments for the [collaborator]
Awakening Council members"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_IRAQ?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-12-09-30
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SEE--
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OREO 09 22 08 | ASIA | THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ) | "General
Secretariat, The Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq
(AMSI) | Open Letter to Sahwa Forces" [>] and my comment
thereon.
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http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/O-r-e-o/message/489
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Iraqi Citizen Patrols Simmer in Face of Change
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"the tension and infighting that has rippled through
the Sunni-dominated Awakening groups in recent weeks"
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/23/world/middleeast/23awake.html?hp=&pagewanted=all
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Militants kidnap 155 workers building Afghan base
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"a military base for the Afghan [puppet] army"
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SUPERPOWER SOCIOCIDE CREATES TRAITORS
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_AFGHANISTAN?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-08-02-14
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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5 policemen injured in remote controlled bomb ambush in
Dir
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http://www.thenews.com.pk/updates.asp?id=55945
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Dir, Pakistan:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dir,_Pakistan
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Pakistani troops fire on intruding U.S. choppers
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"forcing them to turn back"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSISL4164820080922
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Kidnappers shot Afghanistan [puppet] diplomat's driver:
police
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Then "kidnapped Afghanistan's top [puppet] diplomat in
Pakistan"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSISL4026920080922?sp=true
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Edirorial | 'Running Out of Time’
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"If an American raid captured or killed a top Qaeda or
Taliban operative, the backlash might be worth it."
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NEW YORK TIMES ORDERS THE CIA
TO FAKE A "BIN LADEN" CAPTURE
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/22/opinion/22mon1.html
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JAPAN
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Doubts grow over Japan PM's remedy for economy
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"its sky high public debt, already 1-½ times GDP, faces
fresh pressure"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUST8702320080922?sp=true
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FACTBOX: Possible picks for new Japan cabinet
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"[Aso] confronts sensitive ties with neighboring China,
a feisty opposition and an economy heading towards re-
cession"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUST26626320080922?sp=true
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KASHMIR
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India, Pakistan [flunkeys] agree to Kashmir border trade
route
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"We will go back to our respective governments, it is
for them to decide."
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSDEL22629820080922?sp=true
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4 EUROPE
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EUSKAL HERRIA
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One person killed in suspected ETA car bombing: authori-
ties
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"outside a [Spanish-controlled] military academy"
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/-/world/5031359/person-killed-suspected-eta-car-bombing-authorities/
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5  LATAM
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BRAZIL
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Inquest opens into UK police killing
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"The inquest...will...be the first opportunity for the
family to question those involved in [Jean Charles de
Menezes'] death."
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/-/world/5032805/inquest-opens-uk-police-killing/
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Real estate market slow to respond to gov't plan
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"You have to have money and nobody has money."
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FINANCIAL_MELTDOWN_HOUSING?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-21-17-40-25
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Ford, Dow execs to announce national summit in '09
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"to discuss the future of manufacturing, technology,
energy and the environment"
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AND WHAT TO DO WHEN THE SUPERPOWER GOES BANKRUPT
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/N/NATIONAL_SUMMIT_DETROIT?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-04-41-42
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Fitch sends GM's rating deeper into junk status
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"to 'CCC' from 'B-.'"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/G/GENERAL_MOTORS_RATINGS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-16-54-55 
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South Copes With Severe Gas[oline]  Shortages
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"closed stations, high prices and long lines at the pump
for the last several days."
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/22/us/22gas.html
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7  $$$$ [The later newsstories?  SCROLL DOWN.]
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Europe halts world stock rally as U.S. plan eyed
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"focus...should shift to some extend from the state of
illiquid securities to fundamentals of the U.S. economy
and availability of capital."
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN1244441420080922
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Gov't bailouts common, but effectiveness debatable 
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"the Bush administration is taking pages from the
playbooks Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt
used"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FINANCIAL_RESCUES?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-21-17-15-32
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U.S. plan not seen as quick fix for money market
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"don't look for dramatic improvement"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN2151105820080921?sp=true
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FACTBOX: How much the financial bailout will cost
Americans
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"How big is $1.8 trillion?"
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AND IF THE EVIL PEOPLE REFUSE ?
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN2131669220080921?sp=true
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FACTBOX: U.S. financial rescues could approach $2 trillion
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"The Treasury plan...would push Washington's potential
bailout tab to $1.8 trillion."
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AND IF THE EVIL PEOPLE REFUSE ?
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN1930358920080921?sp=true
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U.S. Treasury Widens Scope of Plan to Buy Bad Debt
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"buying what they term troubled assets, without specifying
the type"
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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aYXtwpG9mw9g&refer=home
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Last major investment banks change status [to holding
companies]
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"change...will allow them [Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley]
to create commercial banks"
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BANK_CHANGE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-21-21-41-05 
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Goldman, Morgan Stanley abandon investment banking mod
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"agreeing to much tighter Fed regulation as bank holding
companies"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN1945959820080922?sp=true
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Dollar Falls on Concern U.S. Banks Rescue Will Strain
Finances
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"speculation the proposed bailout will reduce investor
confidence in Treasuries."
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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aWEV62hBpIQ4&refer=home
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Treasuries Prove Irresistible as Deflation Bet Trumps
Paulson
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"The yield on the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond...fell
to 3.89 percent last week, the lowest level since the U.S.
reintroduced the security"
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FACTBOX: Key facts on U.S. asset fund proposals
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"No court or government agency could review the secre-
tary's decisions."
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THE *REAL* SEPARATION OF POWERS
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN2228250320080922?sp=true
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Bailout uncertainty sinks Wall Street
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"oil surged $16.37 to settle at $120.92 a barrel, its
biggest one-day jump on record."
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSL267843520080922?sp=true
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Commodities soar as bailout stokes inflation fears 
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"Gold, silver, copper and agriculture futures all shot up."
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/COMMODITIES_REVIEW?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-18-04-42
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Credit markets ease only slightly on bailout plans 
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"compared...credit markets' role...to the wiring in a
building.  You might not usually notice it, but it's
essential
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--and when it turns faulty, it becomes dangerous."
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CREDIT_MARKETS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-22-18-13-53
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Dollar Weakens Most Since January 2001 on U.S. Budget Deficit 
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"dropped for a fourth day"
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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=axNvEghKRYco&refer=home
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