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September 28, 2008

OREO 09 29 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 7:57 pm

OREO 09 29 08

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OREO 09 29 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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John Gray | A shattering moment in America's fall from
power | The Observer | September 28 2008
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"In a change as far-reaching in its implications as the
fall of the Soviet Union, an entire model of government
and the economy has collapsed."
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STATE MONOPOLY CAPITALISM STOPS
BALONEY-TALK ABOUT "THE MARKET"
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/sep/28/usforeignpolicy.useconomicgrowth
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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Palestinian shepherd [Yahya Atta Bani Menna, 18] found
dead in West Bank
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"We put the responsibility for the killing on Jewish
settlers."
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A VERY OLD STORY: ALL-OUT WAR
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSTRE48R0VG20080928
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Israel PM sees threat from "Jewish underground"
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"A bad wind of extremism, hate, evil, violence and con-
tempt for state authorities is blowing through certain
sectors of the Israeli public and threatening Israeli
democracy"
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PUPPET-ISRAEL NEEDS TO KICK OUT THE SUPERPOWER
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That'll be real democracy.
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See OREO 09 27 08 ASIA | THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE) |
"Radical Settlers Take On Israel"
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http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/O-r-e-o/message/495
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Bank Leumi says exposure to WaMu totals $50 mln
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"Israel's largest bank in terms of market value"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSLS23713820080928
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Bank Leumi:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_Leumi
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"founded at the Second Zionist Congress"
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Two Occupation Soldiers Killed
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"A group of U.S. soldiers started to search the woman in
front of her brother...[who] witnessed the incident while
...sitting in a neighbor['s] house,...[so] he raised his
Kalashnikov rifle and opened fired on the occupiers kill-
ing two and wounding [a] third one."
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http://www.heyetnet.org/eng/iraq-news/3267-two-occupation-soldiers-killed-.html
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Another version:
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http://www.heyetnet.org/eng/amsi-news/3266-amsi-warns-the-occupation-.html
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District official, 3 escorts wounded in attack
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"head of Diala's al-Saadiya district and three of his
escorts [= bodyguards] on Sunday were wounded in an
explosive charge attack in the downtown of the dis-
trict"
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http://66.111.34.180/look/english/article.tpl?IdLanguage=1&IdPublication=4&NrArticle=94785&NrIssue=2&NrSection=1
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Baqubah:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baqubah
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Top woman [puppet] police officer in Afghan south killed
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A VERY OLD STORY: TRAITORS ARE PUT TO DEATH
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"Separately, a raid by U.S.-led coalition forces killed
three civilians in Asmar district of eastern Kunar pro-
vince overnight, a provincial police official said"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSTRE48R0JF20080928
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Gunmen abduct Polish engineer in Pakistan
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"The assailants killed the three Pakistanis in the
vehicle --the driver, a guard and an assistant to
the engineer-- before seizing the Pole."
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A VERY OLD STORY: TRAITORS ARE PUT TO DEATH
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_PAKISTAN?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-28-07-43-53
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THE BU$H PLAN (PHILIPPINES)
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Villar urges DFA [Department of Foreign Affairs] to act
on OFWs [overseas Filipino workers] stranded in Middle
East
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"Around 2,700 OFWs were reported stranded along the
Oman-United Arab Emirates border and 5,000 in the
Iran-UAE border."
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There is no Iran-UAE land border.  Perhaps Bahrain is
meant.
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http://ph.news.yahoo.com/star/20080928/tph-villar-dfa-ofws-541dfb4.html
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Overseas Filipino:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OFW
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4 EUROPE
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UK
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WPP to quit Britain over tax changes --paper
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"quitting Britain...because of changes to the country's
tax regime"
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CAPITALISM BREAKS DOWN ALL BARRIERS
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http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSLS25853420080928
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WPP Group:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WPP_Group
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5  LATAM
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ECUADOR
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FACTBOX-Main proposals in Ecuador constitutional reform
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For instance--
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"Creates the concept of 'illegitimacy' for some foreign
loans."
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http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSN2733389720080928?sp=true
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FACTBOX-Some facts about Ecuador and leftist Correa
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Leftist?  See above.
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http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSN2733376820080928
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Who wins, who loses under proposed bailout plan?
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At paragraph 26, the newsstory asks: "And ordinary
taxpayers?"; and answers at paragraph 27:
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"Nothing that potentially adds $700 billion to the
national debt --already surging toward the $10 tril-
lion mark-- can be considered a winner for those who
foot the bills."
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/R/RESCUE_WINNERS_LOSERS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-09-28-16-10-04
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7  $$$$
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FACTBOX-Key facts about UK bank Bradford & Bingley
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http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSLS24792220080928
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Bradford & Bingley:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradford_%26_Bingley
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FSF [Financial Stability Forum] chair [Mario] Draghi to
brief in Amsterdam on Monday
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"group includ[es] central banks, supervisors and govern-
ment treasury departments"
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http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSAAT00751620080928
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Financial Stability Forum:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Financial_Stability_Forum
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Mario Draghi:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Draghi
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U.S. Rescue Bill Is Said to Expand Fed Power on Rates
(Update2)
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"draft bill gives Fed authority as of Oct. 1 to pay
interest on reserves held at the central bank by
financial institutions"
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SWEET
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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aNLExAZ..wfw&refer=home
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Canada's Harper Joins G-7 Chorus, Pins Crisis on U.S.
(Update1) 
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"Harper joined a growing chorus of criticism within the
Group of Seven industrialized nations over the way the
financial system has been managed in the world's biggest
economy, highlighting the U.S.'s isolation"
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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a3law7Slv8BA&refer=home
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Oreo Archive:
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http://groups.yahoo.com/group/O-r-e-o
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