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Hazmat crews respond to Utah IRS office (Possible Bio Attack)

MSNBC reports: Two people removed on stretchers; decontamination showers deployed OGDEN, Utah – Hazardous materials crews and the FBI were on the scene Monday at the IRS building in Ogden, Utah, where several people were subjected to decontamination showers. Two people were taken out of the building on stretchers for “medical emergencies,” but their conditions…

The Eurozone’s Enron – Disclosure Threatens Economist’s Life

Gustavo Piga, a professor of economics at The University of Rome Tor Vergata, in conjunction with the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote an article back in 2001 on a confidential banking report that exposed fraudulent accounting actions of the Italian government.  The Italians, in collusion with a “major market maker” *cough* Goldman Sachs *cough*, engaged…

Housing Will Not Recover – Bernanke’s Blunt Warning

The Washington Times reports: With uncharacteristic bluntness, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned Congress on Wednesday that the United States could soon face a debt crisis like the one in Greece, and declared that the central bank will not help legislators by printing money to pay for the ballooning federal debt… "It’s not something…

Seatbelts Cause More Pedestrian And Cyclist Deaths

While listening to a lecture on economics by Robert P. Murphy, he made note that economists actually found that seatbelt laws INCREASED fatalities among the general population. I found this claim to be fairly incredible so I had to investigate for myself. Of course, the information was buried amid a torrent of statist agitation, but…

California $*$ Bans Swearing!

lolfed reports: For ^#$#% real, Cali? A law against “cuss words”? The state Assembly passed a resolution today making the first week of March “Cuss Free Week.” If approved by the state Senate, it will take effect immediately. While lawmakers acknowledge that there is no actual enforcement in the resolution, they say this will promote “greater…

German Goddess Flips Off Greeks

AHHAHAHAHHH *gasp* HAHSDKJFHSKDJHF Zero Hedge reports: Have we just crossed the historic Rubicon when a photoshopped classical statue is about to lead to a collapse in a monetary and customs union, and possibly something a tad more serious? Also, is the KFW bailout rumor too little too late? It appears the Greeks are two minutes…

Fed Blows 12 Billion In Hard Cash Unmarked Bills

LOL this is insane. WTF is going on in this nation?  WTF WTF WTF “The US flew nearly $12bn in shrink-wrapped $100 bills into Iraq, then distributed the cash with no proper control over who was receiving it and how it was being spent,” the Guardian reported on February 8, 2007. When Dr. Ron Paul questioned…

FDIC Hits Record "Default" Level

Zero Hedge reports: FDIC Hits Record “Default” Level As Deposit Insurance Fund Plunges By $12.7 Billion To NEGATIVE 20.9 Billion Of course, what’s really important are the Zero Hedge user comments – which I find ridiculously humorous. Ahhh, I love the smell of financial collapse in the morning. Chillax. Take your soma. You will get…

New Home Sales Implode

Its about time. The WSJ reports: WASHINGTON—U.S. sales of new homes fell 11.2% in January, setting a record low and erasing all gains in the market for new homes during the past year, as the economy recovers from recession. Demand for single-family homes fell 11.2% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate…

White House Offers Bribe To Sestak Not To Run Against Specter

The American Spectator is reporting the Obama administration offered U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak a “high-ranking” government post if he would not run against U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania’s Democratic primary. Reportedly Sestak was offered the positions of Secretary of the Navy and a position within the U.S. Agency for International Development. Sestak is a…