Monthly Archive:: December 2011

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Weekly News Wrap-Up 12.30.11

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  The big story, with worldwide implications, is Iran threating to close down the Strait of Hormuz.  The Iranians are fighting mad at the U.S. and EU for plans to tighten sanctions on their oil and financial interests

MSM Pushing Turnaround for Economy

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Over the last several days, I began hearing a new description of the economy by the mainstream media (MSM)—“turnaround.”  I can’t tell you how many different ways this phrase was used, but it was enough to get

Charities get Christmas Gift from “Anonymous”

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com It looks like charities such as the Red Cross, CARE and Save the Children got some much needed money this Christmas, but it came from the Internet hacking group know as “Anonymous.”  It is being reported Anonymous broke

Weekly News Wrap-Up 12.23.11

Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  We have a deal on extending the payroll tax cut–for two whole months.  It may put a few extra bucks in the pockets of working Americans, but it is an accounting nightmare for business. This isn’t much of

Greg Hunter with Alex Jones on Infowars.com

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I had the pleasure of being on Infowars.com with Alex Jones this week.  We covered a variety of topics including the European debt crisis (which is really a bank solvency crisis), loss of the Constitutional rights of Americans

Countdown to the End

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Today marks the official one year countdown to the end of the Mayan calendar.  365 days from today will be December 21, 2012.  Some say it marks the end of the world, but others say it is

First Amendment Under Attack at All Levels

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   Government politicians have gotten things all turned around.  Instead of them working for us, they think we work for them.  People are starting to speak out about the problems bubbling up, and it is not being appreciated

Oblivious Because of Mainstream Media

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  I think most people are simply oblivious to the enormous dangers the world economy faces.  Oh, I think we will all get through Christmas and New Years without a meltdown, but all bets are off in 2012. 

Weekly News Wrap-Up 12.16.11

Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Congress held multiple hearings this week on what happened in the bankruptcy of MF Global. At least $1.2 billion in customer funds are missing, and none of the top executives, including Jon Corzine, knows anything.  Some are finding

The Last Bill of Rights Day

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Earlier today, I wrote a hopeful article about how the language in the “Indefinite Detention” bill (otherwise know as National Defense Authorization Act or NDAA) might be changed to not gut the Bill of Rights. I was way

Hope Indefinite Detention Bill Will Be Changed to Protect Americans

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Not everyone in Congress thinks it is a good idea to pass a law that will allow indefinite detention of U.S. citizens.  Senator Mike Lee and Representative Justin Amash think the Senate version of the National Defense

Is the Gold Bull Really Dead?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Economist Dennis Gartman announced in his newsletter, yesterday, that he has sold all of his gold.  I don’t know if it was physical or paper gold in an ETF (exchange traded fund), but it is gone.  According

Three Stooges Testify about Missing Money at MF Global

Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  I watched in amazement today at the Senate Hearing on the collapse of MF Global about 6 weeks ago.  The three top executives testified about what they knew and when they knew it.  CEO Jon Corzine, COO Bradley

Signs of Disintegration

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  “Disintegration.”  That’s the word both billionaire George Soros and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have recently used to describe what’s going on with the European economic crisis.  It is really a solvency crisis for the big banks there,

Weekly News Wrap-Up 12.9.11

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  There was a big meeting in Europe this week to try and find a solution to the sovereign debt crisis.  The fate of the European Union hangs in the balance.  French President Nicolas Sarkozy said, “Never has