Thursday, October 1, 2009

Friday 10-02 America is Crumbling

This is a short intro to the two hour History Channel show which will air twice on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06 10:00 AM

Tuesday, October 06 04:00 PM

America's infrastructure is collapsing. Tens of thousands of bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete. A third of the nation's highways are in poor or mediocre shape. Massively leaking water and sewage systems are creating health hazards and contaminating rivers and streams. Weakened and under-maintained levees and dams tower over communities and schools. And the power grid is increasingly maxed out, disrupting millions of lives and putting entire cities in the dark. The Crumbling of America explores these problems using expert interviews, on location shooting and computer generated animation to illustrate the kinds of infrastructure disasters that could be just around the bend.

Forty Six cents of every dollar the federal government spends is borrowed. We import almost 70% of our oil. If we balanced our trade by cutting oil consumption in half and rationed food so we could export more of it to people overseas with stronger currencies, we would still have to come up with a few trillion dollars to rebuild American infrastructure. And we would also have to educate American adults and their children. They know nothing and have few skills. It is past time to say No to Wall Street, the Federal Reserve and to war.

IRAN’S LATEST MOVES WILL BE A BLOW FOR U.S. NEOCONS AND THE ZIONISTS OF ISRAEL The reason why the author can truthfully say there is no reason to attack Iran is this: Iran agrees to ship enriched uranium to Russia for refinement Iran has agreed to surrender its ability to build nuclear weapons.

The Chinese have weighed in with this: China maps an end to the Afghan war

Elaine Brown, NH Tax Evader Gets 35 Years In Prison For Standoff

Reviewing Project Censored's Latest Top 25 Censored Stories

Two anti-war musical videos: Edwin Starr - WAR (live in TV Show) and Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire

Satirical Video From Daily Show: Samantha Bee Cash Cow - High Frequency Trading

Human Interest Video: Magic lady brings sand to life. Art of future?

This is America's Future: IMF says UK must reform pensions and healthcare systems That word reform means cut. British women have a death rate twice as American women if they are diagnosed with breast cancer. And even that inferior level of care must be cut or so says the IMF.

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Does money contraction signal serious trouble? A 5% cut in M3 Money Supply means there will be no recovery any time soon.

US relinquishes control of the Internet

Michigan Mom Told to Stop Baby-sitting In a small rural Michigan township southeast of Grand Rapids, Lisa Snyder volunteered to do a favor for a few neighborhood mothers, and watch their children for an hour before school so the mothers could get to work on time. She helps them get to the bus safely, and does not take money for it.

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