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LaRouche Nails Bush Crowd For Bailing Out Their Brutish Friends

Lyndon LaRouche today continued to assail the Bush Administration’s multi-trillion-dollar bailout swindle, charging that the socalled Paulson Plan would hand trillions of dollars in U.S. taxpayers’ money to foreign financial interests, particularly British interests.


U.S. Financial Crisis Worsens

The nationalization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shows that the U.S. is “more communist than China right now” but its brand of socialism is meant only for the rich, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Europe.


US Lawmakers Continue to Voice Concerns Over Financial Bailout

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have voiced concern to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke about proposed steps to bailout U.S. financial institutions.


Bush Warns of Painful US Recession Without Quck Action on Rescue Plan

U.S. President George Bush has invited both presidential candidates and the Congressional leadership to the White House in hopes of securing a deal to help the nation's ailing financial sector. The president urged public support for the rescue plan in an unusual nationally broadcast speech to the nation late Wednesday.


World's Central Banks Team Up to Boost Sagging Markets

US Federal Reserve says it will auction up to $180 billion to markets in coordinated action with central banks in Canada, Britian, Japan, Switzerland, European Central Bank.


US Rescues AIG with $85 Billion Loan

The US Federal Reserve Board said a bankruptcy involving AIG would cause significant problems in the world's already fragile financial markets.


U.S. Military Opposes War

A few brave patriots in high places are fighting to avoid an invasion of Iran and destruction of the Constitution in the four months left of the reign of President Bush. They do so at great personal risk.


Lehman files for bankruptcy protection

Lehman Brothers has filed for bankruptcy protection to become the third top American investment bank to depart the scene in six months.


US Banking System Faces Shakeup

Financial lenders are facing a major industry reorganization Monday that promises to change the face of banking in the United States. On Sunday, Merrill Lynch agreed to sell itself to Bank of America for some 50 billion dollars. Experts say the move will make the nation's prime lender even bigger.


US Government Takes Over Two Major Financial Firms

Amid a continuing housing crisis in the United States, the Bush administration is taking over two failing mortgage firms in an effort to limit further turmoil in the sector.


Maverick Republican steals McCain's thunder

Texas Congressman Ron Paul may not be the next US President. But the firey Republican, who failed to win the party's nomination this year, is still hugely popular with grass-roots supporters. He staged a rally in Minneapolis as an alternative to John McCain's Republican Convention in nearby St Paul, stealing much of the limelight from the party's official presidential candidate.


U.S. Providing $1 Billion In Economic Aid To Georgia

The United States has announced that it will be provide at least $1 billion in economic aid to Georgia, following the devastation wrought last month by its conflict with Russia.


Is Obama Even a Citizen?

A Pennsylvania attorney has filed suit to block a possible election of Barrack Hussein Obama to the office of president of the United States on the grounds that he is constitutionally ineligible.


Oil prices plunge to five-month low

Shares on Wall Street turned negative Tuesday afternoon after the Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 200 points in morning trading after a decline in oil prices.


Cheney Begins Regional Tour In Azerbaijan

Visiting Vice President Dick Cheney has pledged the United States' "deep and abiding interest" in the security and welfare of Azerbaijan and its neighbors during the first leg of a tour to highlight support for several former Soviet states.