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“Sure, we want to go home. We want this war over with. The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it. The quicker they are whipped, the quicker we can go home. The shortest way home is through Berlin and Tokyo. And when we get to Berlin, I am personally going to shoot that paper hanging son of a bitch Hitler just like I’d shoot a snake”.
— General George S. Patton
It is a sorry place at which we Americans find ourselves this none-too-festive holiday season. The biggest names on Wall Street have gone to their rewards or into partnership with the U.S. Treasury. Foreigners stare wide-eyed from across the waters. A $50 billion Ponzi scheme (baited with, of all things in this age of excess, the promise of low, spuriously predictable returns)? Interest rates over which tiny Japanese rates fairly tower? Regulatory policy seemingly set by a weather vane? A Federal Reserve that can’t make up its mind: Is it in the business of central banking or of central planning?
California Governor Jerry Brown warns us to address global warming or prepare to live on “another planet.”
No, this is no spoof – just the latest prattle from California’s unconventional Governor affectionately known as “Moonbeam.”
Speaking before the Greenbuild Expo in San Francisco, Brown said future generations will be living “indoors … or we’ll be living on some other planet” if we don’t address the global warming issue. He also took time to applaud California’s implementation of a hefty “cap and trade” system to limit carbon emissions, a policy economists say is likely to drive up energy costs and push businesses out of the Golden State.
- Nancy Pelosi’s California, Leads United States In Poverty Rankings!
Representative Lois Capps (D-CA 23rd District) since 2003.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.
California Democratic Rep. Lois Capps has been caught failing to report income to the U.S. House of Representatives again – this time for leaving more than half a million dollars off her required congressional disclosure forms.