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Yesterday we discussed our purposely caused Financial woes and the 2nd great Depression today Obama warns of long recession and too late to stop!

First I want to say the Right is banking on it so they can get back in and finish off us and their mis agenda! ... $10 trillion! I did a story a while back about the National Debt clock that was started because of President Reagan and his "success" Bush has had so much Reagan style success the debt clock [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 13:00:00

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FHA Seller-Funded Down-payment Outfit Sues ML-Implode In Effort To Silence Criticism

Well poor Igor was enjoying a leisurely breakfast of spam and catching up with his Doomish reading on the adventures of the US Debt Clock, FooFA’s capital levels, layering, KRIS, SLAPP, and the sovereign debt adventures of Ukraine, Pakistan and Iceland, when his good friends from Implode-O-Meter dropped by with an urgent press release [more...]

Date: 2008-10-09 18:00:49

App Bargain Bin: Daily Price Drops

PhotoBuddy - $1.99 Free (ONE DAY ONLY) “Provides convenient ways to help professionals and amateurs calculate some of the most needed camera ... written in collaboration with the creator of the TV show, Anthony E. Zuiker!” - Debt Clock - $.99 Free (PRICE DROP) “Realtime view the US National Debt, complete with the latest Pork news [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 06:12:02

Wednesday linkfest

Obama will create the first CTO position for the US government. You can suggest and vote on what the CTO’s agenda should be ( ... they realize it or not. Good advice here. U.S. debt clock runs out of digits. This electronic sign in Time Square was a big deal when put up in 1989. But it has run out of space when the national debt hit [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 19:00:27

CCHQ launch new campaign materials

Picture_3 Earlier this week when conservatives.com launched a national debt clock you asked for it to e embeddable and personalised. CCHQ have obliged. Rather than showing the whole national debt the widget they've just launched (much more meaningfully) shows you your own share of Brown's debt... and click here to embed [more...]

Date: 2008-11-29 16:53:53


Ever wanted to know just how big a number $10 trillion is? You know, $10,000,000,000,000? Well, it’s pretty f*cking big, people. In fact, it’s big enough that the national debt clock in Times Square can’t even accommodate it anymore, as it ran out of zeros back in September. Now the famous clock, created by Manhattan real [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 18:05:42

Party Favors: Ring A Ding Ding

VIRGINIA CITY - Not every woman working at the Bunny Ranch is an HBO star ... before they question the point of living if your waking hours are spent punching the clock and getting deeper in debt. Currently Dennis Hof has Natalie Dylan offering up her virginity to pay [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 05:55:17

Global Public Debt Clock

From EconomistThese are interesting as well:“基别”, Does This Name Sound Like Chinese Vulgar Word To You?Mr LKY will agree on what Dr M said in his blogHis Penis Was Eaten By Bac … [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 15:06:20

Chinklechankle - Equus in NYC

omg, omg, omg! i still cannot get over the fact that i ACTUALLY got to see daniel radcliffe in Equus last weekend!!! ... by the national debt clock - depressing, isn't it? P1010039 P1010039 will in front [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 19:15:21

The Governator Takes to Twitter and Widgets to Pass California Budget

California is yet to pass Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s budget, ... the famous National Debt clock in New York that recently ran out of digits. The widget, powered [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 21:21:53

U.S. National Debt Clock in real time

After accessing this web site, click on the word ‘About’ at the bottom of the page to read the explanation regarding the clock. clock. Go here… [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 07:11:50

Tuesday January 13th Day 2

Science 8 Block FToday you spent the day working on your full size model of the human body. Next day we'll watch Supersize Me ... to review.The case study is due next week.Some additional information:Check out this world clock. It counts the world totals or population, national debt, extinctions, rates of infectious disease etc. World [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 23:14:00

When will the Recession end? Here's a collection of opinions.

This is the subject of my Mini poll which I invite you to vote in just below my Web site clock to the right ... global in New York.Don't count on debt-laden households to spend their way back to growth. As for banks ... , which means they are unlikely to throw open the cash spigots. The federal government is mired in debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 07:44:00

Getting Ready to Close the Books

The last day of trading beckons with markets on target for the worst year since 1931, ... on what is to be a lightly traded session with more clock-watching than anything else. Shares of General Motors ticked slightly higher, and the debt of General Motors Acceptance Corp. rallied after the company [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 14:12:07

Citigroup: Another Ad Hoc Bailout

It looks like we have a solution to Citi’s (C) crisis. The U.S. government agreed to bailout Citigroup, backing $306 billion of debt in exchange for preferred ... of the deal hammered out in around-the-clock negotiations this weekend are below: [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 16:10:33

2008: An Extraordinarily Long Year

2008 is rapidly winding down. If it seems like it's been a long year, it's because it has been.Tick tock .. ... Observatory, keeper of the Pentagon's master clock, said it would add the extra second on Wednesday ... severe this ongoing deflationary credit contraction and debt unwind is going to be.Consequently [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 01:46:00

5 Secrets for Higher Energy

I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed today, so I’ve borrowed an interesting post (with permission) from Frederic Patenaude for you to enjoy. All right. Today we’re going to talk about energy. Are there any of my readers who do NOT want more energy? Please raise your hand… no takers? Okay, let’s keep going then. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 14:02:28

The Forgotten: Real life

Yeah, yeah, I know. Give me a minute to explain myself here. When this month’s Musing topic was announced, I thought the exact same thing you did: “Great, now I can write about that game I love but nobody else knows exists!” Heck, I even encouraged Obscurer Tribune readers to contribute write-ups along those lines. Of course, being a particularly proud and pervasive weirdo, I couldn’t be content to dust off ANY old oddity for my article. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-22 19:00:00

Weekend Reading And Open Forum

Zero Hedge Is Jeff Macke the next Lenny Dykstra? ( W.C. Varones Blog ) From the CEO of NYSE: One year later ( WSJ ), and fully propaganda free Kraft set to launch hostile Cadbury bid ( Reuters ) No reform, just a cosmetic patch for a discredited, flawed regime ( Telegraph , h/t A.P.) John Hussman: Strenuously overbought ( Hussman Funds ) Japan Tankan may show firms to cut spending even amid recovery ( Bloomberg ) China’s most famous economist keeps talking ( NYT ) MERS: A [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 22:17:20

Need Tips About Payday Loans – Find them Here

It is self-evident that pay day loans have already become an integral part of our lives. We may not be afraid of unexpected expenses that we usually incur in the most unsuitable moments. Loan companies are eager to satisfy our demands round-the-clock seven days a week. Still, though pay day loans proved to be very helpful, there exists a number of traps for borrowers that are worth knowing before applying for a loan. These traps are in no case associated with cheating on the part of loan companies. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 09:19:25

Post Mortem: Texas Tech Red Raiders @ Texas Longhorns

I’d be remiss if I didn’t open my Post-Mortem with a line from dedfischer’s The Tortilla Retort that was as strong as his team’s effort: Taylor Potts showed up to win two things: A football game and the bid for the dirt work on the South End Zone remodel. He came out on the short end of the stick with regards to game, but we’ll have to hold our breath until Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. on the bid . It must be nice to have your team QBed by Kenny Fucking Powers. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 07:00:58

Washington’s Spending Addiction

Just in case you didn’t realize it, Washington has a spending problem. And this problem paves the way for a myriad of dismal scenarios. Last month, the White House released updated budget numbers that are downright scary . The Obama Administration is projecting a federal deficit of $1.6 trillion this year and his budget would create $9 trillion in budget deficits over the next decade – more debt than America accumulated from the Presidencies of George Washington to George W. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 02:10:02

'Castle': Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic have an arresting season 2 premiere

It’s a sign of this dramedy’s growth that we put Stana Katic’s name in the headline and not just Nathan Fillion’s. The season 2 opener was Det. Kate Beckett’s best episode yet. Even though she was cold to Castle, I wager that old (and, fingers crossed, new) Castle fans warmed to her. Could be the auburn hair, or the sweaters…something different, and I liked it.As we quickly found out, Beckett had not forgiven Castle for going against her wishes and poking around her mother’s murder file. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-22 15:55:25

Debt Free Direct- Debt Management At Its Best

by Mike King One looks for a variety of options in order to come out of a debt situation and improve their credit status that might have been damaged due to their rising debts. There are many options available to a person, when it comes to paying off the debts. Online help also comes handy to those trapped in a debt situation. A company, which provides great help to the borrowers or the ones in debt, is Debt Free Direct. It is a large company that gives debt advice free of cost to a lot of people. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-22 21:55:56

Will Deflationary Forces Overwhelm Global Fiscal Stimulus?

While Uncle Sam and his international brethren are doing everything they can to reflate the global economy, will the deflationary forces deeply embedded in the deleveraging process carry the day and the future? In doing so, will these deflationary forces usher in an economic dynamic not seen since the 1930s? The analysis and review by market savants, media mavens, and government pundits is ultimately mere noise relative to the denouement of the question proffered above. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 19:12:40

Where has the Bailout Money Gone? Good Billions After Bad

Where has the Bailout Money Gone? Good Billions After Bad Vanity Fair by Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele As the Bush administration waned, the Treasury shoveled more than a quarter of a trillion dollars in tarp funds into the financial system—without restrictions, accountability, or even common sense. The authors reveal how much of it ended up in the wrong hands, doing the opposite of what was needed. Just inside the entrance to the U.S. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 06:17:36

5 Real Ways to Get High Straight Out of Science Fiction

Eventually technological advancement comes to every profession– even if that profession is just burn-out, hippy, or full-time junkie ... that are typically associated with sleep deprivation, and no “sleep debt” to pay off. After two days awake ... to generally improve your problem solving abilities, and because of this fact it’s quickly becoming [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 14:14:18

Operation Rollback

Posted by Review-a-Day, September 29th, 2009 3 CommentsFiled under:Review-a-Day. The Retail Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business by Nelson Lichtenstein Reviewed by Jefferson DeckerThe Nation In October 2003 employees at more than 800 chain supermarkets in California walked out of their jobs after management demanded pay cuts and a reduction in health insurance benefits. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 09:54:00

Fixed Rate Mortgages: The Ups and Downs

As the title of this article would suggest, I am going to take you on a journey through the ups and downs on fixed rate mortgages. When buying a house, especially the first one, I think that it is literally the most terrifying experience that I have been through, and I have combat experience as a military veteran. For those of you who find yourselves still anticipating the purchase of your first home , let me give you a brief rundown of what it is and what it isn’t. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 02:15:59

Why The Regressive Right Desperately Wants To Erase The Bush Presidency

By David Michael Green You do still remember it, don't you? Wasn't it great? Don't you have lots of warm and fuzzy memories of it? Isn't it a shame that he couldn't have a third term? Okay, so maybe you don't see it that way. Maybe the last eight years weren't such a party for you. But remember the regressive right? Remember how much they loved the guy? Remember how they adored Ol' Georgie, especially back in 2001, 2002, 2003? Remember how they gloated and stuck it all in our faces? [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 09:45:00

“How to Create Wealth Automatically – Guaranteed!”

Are you sick and tired of? Living in debt? Worrying about your financial future? Not having money at the end of the month? Not being able to spoil yourself whenever you want to? Not enjoying overseas travel? Working for a boss? Having to leave your children in day-care while you fight the traffic and your job? We have a financial solution, whether you want to make a little or a lot of extra cash. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 18:24:05

G20 Thursday - Pittsburgh Ponders Our Planetary Predicament

Our global leaders all get together today with the Global Financial Crisis (yes, it’s still a crisis) t opping the list for the 2nd year in a row . Fresh from the UN general assembly in New York, heads of government and a vast diplomatic entourage will descend on Pittsburgh today to kick off two days of talks on economic stability, financial regulation, climate change and bankers’ bonuses. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-24 12:29:20

D-Notice 5

Mark Hollingsworth Investigates The McCann Files Disillusioned with the Portuguese police, Gerry and Kate McCann turned to private detectives to find their missing daughter. Instead the efforts of the private eyes served only to scare off witnesses, waste funds and raise false hopes. Mark Hollingsworth investigates the investigators. by Mark Hollingsworth It was billed as a ‘significant development’ in the exhaustive search for Madeleine McCann. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 11:56:00

Interviews With 10 Great Web Designers Under 21

Over the past couple of weeks I have had the opportunity to chat with numerous great web and graphic designers from around the world. These people all have a few things in common: they are all talented designers, they are earning money by doing what they love, though most importantly they are all under 21 years of age. I highly recommend taking a read through the interviews as they are quite insightful and who knows, you might learn a thing or two. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-24 17:45:53


As research, I’ve been following a GoogleNews search for “newspapers” and this weekend alone was revealing as I heard a chorus of newspaper people singing in harmony but in a minor key: defensive, depressed, desperate, and sometimes downright dizzy. A sampling: Jon Talton in the Seattle Times echoes Jack Shafer in Slate (or is it Salon?) [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 11:34:08

A 9-12 Project Report–The Mother’s Challenge: Moms To Politicians–Your Massive Government Spending Is Killing Our Children’s and Grandchildren’s Future

“History never looks like history when you are living through it. ~John W. Gardner http://src.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Graphics.ViewLarge&File_id=19780049-f853-4ad4-9e23-cb9cb3e8fc17 United States of America National Debt Clock–Must See It To Believe It! http://www.usdebtclock.org/charts/national-debt-as-a-percent-of-gross-domestic-product.html   Stop Spending Our Future – The Crisis   Daniel J. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 14:15:16


I wanted to tell the story of a typical Indian woman and also an American woman of Indian origin.Sudha Murthy speaks as a typical south asian woman while Indira Nooyi is an American to the core. I only hope Pakistani ladies like Amna,Nazia,tazeen,Isha will find their stories interesting. Wives’s role in INFOSYS creation The following story by Mrs.Sudha Murthy wife of chairman emeritus Mr.Narayan Murthy is realy revealing for the role wives played in the creation of the world’ best software company. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 21:00:48

Reinventing America

America faces serious challenges to maintain its storied status quo. Hurdles include a sinking economy, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the rising cost of education, global warming, a crumbling infrastructure and American workers with uncertain futures. Trendwatchers are more acutely aware of these issues than most, but they’re also more hopeful [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 09:40:59

Is Bush Tanking Stocks to Grab the Remaining $350 Billion TARP? Remember the much decried end-of-Clinton- era pardons, the most controversial of which involved tax cheat and storied trader Marc Rich? Well, if I am reading the tea leaves right, those shenanigans pales compared to the nonsense Bush is trying to pull in his last week in office [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 21:43:00

President Bush farewell speech (text)

Fellow citizens: For eight years, it has been my honor to serve as your President. The first decade of this new century has been a period of consequence – a time set apart. Tonight, with a thankful heart, I have asked for a final opportunity to share some thoughts on the journey we have traveled together and the future of our Nation [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 03:14:37

NEW Continental Congress for “The People” to Restore Individual Freedom, Protect Property and Earnings

Please be so kind as to disseminate this information down through your organizations, associates and colleagues, if you haven’t already done so.  I believe this NEW Continental Congress is the best way to retrieve and restore our individual God given Constitutional rights, powers and authorities, which have been usurped by both parties and all three branches of the U.S. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:52:37

100 People Pushed Into Poverty Every Minute by Economic Crisis

100 People Pushed Into Poverty Every Minute by Economic Crisis Oxfam Calls On G20 to Take Urgent Action to Protect the Poor PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Developing countries across the globe are struggling to respond to the global recession that continues to slash incomes, destroy jobs and has helped push the total number of hungry people in the world above one billion, international agency Oxfam said today. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-24 11:23:08

Daddy’s Home, and a Bit Lost

This article is from The New York Times By: Peg Tyre Published: January 9, 2009 SCOTT BERRY has always been a morning person. For years he would wake up at 5 a.m., shower, shave and, tamping down a twinge of regret, plant quiet kisses on his two sleeping children and his wife, before backing his BMW out of the driveway [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 01:06:21

The Seven Habits to Financial Success… Part 3

If you’ve been following along in this series of posts, you know that I took the Franklin Covey class, “7 Habits of Highly Effective People, ... . As we all know, planning is pretty important when it comes to our finances. Trying to work our way out of debt doesn’ ... together for how we’d like to get out of debt or how we’d like to save for retirement, [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 14:21:05

Escalation Scenarios: The Third World War and Its Aftermath

Very soon there is going to be a Great War that will destroy three out of four parts; three-fourths is going to be destroyed and out of seven people, six are going to be destroyed.  The most terrible and the greatest war is coming now, and that is the bridge or mediator between the small signs and big signs; when that war breaks out, the little signs are going to draw near to the big signs.  The people of this world are waiting; everyone is awaiting that war, morning or evening. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 02:59:11


When Travelers chief executive Sandy Weill acquired Citibank for US$70bn in April 1998 he effectively forced a rewrite of the rules of financial ... Manhattan bought JP Morgan for US$33bn shortly after it had snapped up UK investment bank Robert ... in place after the terrorist atrocities of September 11 2001 to create debt instruments that led [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:04:33

The recession will continue to deepen through 2010.

The recession will continue to deepen through 2010, in spit of the rigged statistics which are restated constantly, and the lack of integrity in the reporting of unemployment. The CES Birth / Death model should not be used as a measure of anything. Also, we should break out the temporary census workers from the unemployment numbers. This is a joke and is simply a way of getting around paying unemployment insurance. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 16:01:37

Why You Don't Want A "Top Producer" Listing Your Property

The completely frenzied micro-market currently manifesting in the Eastlake area of San Diego is a wonderful illustration of several pieces of advice I consistently give. First, What Happens When You Over-Price Real Estate?: properties priced correctly are getting multiple offers, properties priced a little under are seeing bidding wars, [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 14:47:11

Claims Number Deals Another Blow to Market

Claims Number Deals Another Blow to Market Posted by MarketBeat Staff Stock futures declined Thursday morning after the Labor Department ... will be in three years from now than where it will be at one o’clock this afternoon,” said Quincy Krosby ... that the government won’t use the Troubled Assets Relief Program to buy debt securities. [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 13:41:27

Financial transactions tax is a new idea for a country that needs them

Although our focus is on Minnesota, balancing public budgets is a universal issue right now, ... and the national debt are streaking toward the moon. And the only remedy anyone has come up with for fending ... be a considerable expense for someone who is buying futures, or a stock, or any asset at 2 o’clock [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 19:26:41

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