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HOTT Newslinks 12/31/08

“Be Nice to the Countries That Lend You Money”

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200812/fallows-chinese-banker

You had better read this!

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Communist Cuba: 50 Years Of Failure

http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=315532982181405

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Official: Pakistani confesses to Mumbai attacks

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2008/12/31/international/i072119S04.DTL

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Global warming: Reasons why it might not actually exist

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/globalwarming/4029837/Global-warming-Reasons-why-it-might-not-actually-exist.html

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Environment minister Sammy Wilson: I still think man-made climate change is a con

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/environment/environment-minister-sammy-wilson-i-still-think-manmade-climate-change-is-a-con-14123972.html

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The Warm Turns

http://www.investors.com/editorial/editorialcontent.asp?secid=1501&status=article&id=315533893763712

Climate Change: The Earth has been warming ever since the end of the Little Ice Age. But guess what: Researchers say mankind is to blame for that, too.

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A security tool or the ‘rat line’? NFL targeting the unruly fan

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/football/nfl/2008-12-18-fan-conduct-cover_N.htm

“Fans snitching on each other only adds to the “surveillance state that’s America,….”

“It’s a bigger tool than just fan conduct,” Hall says.
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U.S. Losing ‘Secret’ War in Somalia
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/12/us-losing-sec-1.html
“While security in Iraq has improved by the day, Somalia and Afghanistan continue their slides into chaos, on Washington’s watch.”
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Israel Rejects Proposed Truce as Talks Continue

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/31/AR2008123100467.htm
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Gaza relief boat carrying Rep. Cynthia McKinney rammed by Israelis
http://rawstory.com/news/2008/Cynthia_McKinneys_boat_rammed_by_Israeli_1230.html
“McKinney then appealed to President-elect Obama to “say something, please, about the humanitarian crisis that is being experienced right now by the people of Gaza.” She referred to Martin Luther King’s
description of the United States as “the greatest purveyor of violence on the planet” and noted that “the weapons that are being used by Israel are weapons that are being supplied by the United States.”
 “Stop sending weapons of mass destruction around the world…”
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Sci-fi tanks meet prehistoric rockets in Gaza
http://observers.france24.com/en/content/20081230-sci-fi-tanks-meet-prehistoric-rockets-gaza-israel-conflict-hamas
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Almost one in 10 Floridians are on food stamps
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/politics/content/state/epaper/2008/12/29/1229foodstamps.html
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From Global Crisis to Global Government

http://waronyou.com/2008/12/from-global-crisis-to-global-government/

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List of Troubled Banks
http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Find-Freedom.htm?At=043387
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