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“”Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told there was an outside threat from beyond whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will pledge with world leaders to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well being granted to them by their world government.“ – Henry Kissinger in an address to the Bilderberger meeting at Evian, France, May 21, 1992. Read the rest of this entry »
The dollar is well and alive. There is no financial apocalypse. Contrary to many predictions that the dollar is no longer a viable reserve currency and is therefore doomed, the dollar did not die but bounced up against most international currencies. The USD Index climbed above the 85 level after maintaining the 80 psychological level for the last one year. It almost hit an all time high again over the last 5 years. Why does the USD defy financial laws of gravity and continue to soar?
Yumen, a city in northern China was shuttered last week after a man died of bubonic plague. About 151 people with direct contact with the deceased were quarantined. Fortunately there have been no signs so far of the infection spreading. As a precautionary measure, the 30,000 residents have reportedly been barred from leaving the city while local police are also blocking people from entering the city. The plague is a bacterial infection, which spreads largely through fleas living on wild rodents. If diagnosed early, bubonic plague can be successfully treated with antibiotics. Pneumonic plague, on the other hand, is one of the most deadly infectious diseases; patients can die 24 hours after infection. The mortality rate depends on how soon treatment is started, but is always very high (World Health Organization). Read the rest of this entry »