Thursday, 15 April 2010

Crude Oil Shatters Record Volume in Nymex Trading
Crude oil futures trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the world’s most actively traded commodity contract, reached a volume record today.

Oil trading on the Nymex was estimated at 1.42 million contracts, the equivalent of 1.42 billion barrels of oil, Mary Haffenberg, a spokeswoman for CME Group Inc., the world’s largest futures exchange and the owner of Nymex, said in an e- mail. The official total will be released tomorrow, she said

£500 energy bills landing on doormats
Record energy bills of more than £500 have been landing on their doormats in recent days after the coldest winter in a generation

BEFORE November 2010 Elections a Special Army Unit of 80,000 Troops to be Deployed on American Soil!!!
In October of this year, one month prior to the November midterm elections, a special army unit known as 'Consequence Management Response Force' will be ready for deployment on American soil if so ordered by the President Obama

'Walnuts Are Illegal Drugs'!... Say FDA
The FDA has determined that walnuts sold by Diamond Foods cannot be legally marketed because the walnuts “are not generally recognized as safe and effective” for the medical conditions referenced on Diamond Foods’ website...

According to the FDA, these walnuts are now classified as “drugs” and the “unauthorized health claims” cause them to become “misbranded,” thus subjecting them to government “seizure or injunction.”

Killing You with Drugs: Legally
In 2008, the FDA required all anticonvulsant drugs to have a warning label that disclosed a two-fold increased risk of suicide. However, warning labels are rarely effective. They simply enable drug companies to continue to sell what many experts feel to be dangerous drugs, while having the safeguard of a disclaimer.

Greece Emergency Debt Bailout Signals New Stage in Global Economic Crisis
Stefan Steinberg writes: The economic crisis precipitated by the crash of Lehman Brothers in 2008 is entering a new stage, as European states hastily organise their first-ever bailout of a member of the European Union. The frantic efforts at the weekend to cobble together a European rescue package for Greece in collaboration with the International Monetary Fund came after intense pressure from rating agencies and intensified speculation by traders betting that the Greek government would default on its debt obligations.

YouTube now gone Orwellian – Now requires SMS from every new Registrant
Another Notice: If you don’t want to live in a police state I suggest boycott Google after calling them and telling them that until they stop the SMS verification or make it optional that you won’t ever use a Google product or else one day Google may require a Social Security Number just to use an account

McCain Wants to “Pull Trigger” On Iran
Tea Party Sarah’s favorite senator, John McCain, wants to “pull the trigger” on Iran.

Consumer confidence has sharpest fall since start of recession
Consumer confidence plunged last month at the sharpest rate since the beginning of the recession amid growing uncertainty over the election.


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