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Agent: I was ordered to let U.S. guns into Mexico - CBS Evening News - CBS News

Agent: I was ordered to let U.S. guns into Mexico - CBS Evening News - CBS News

(CBS News)

WASHINGTON - Federal agent John Dodson says what he was asked to do was beyond belief.

He was intentionally letting guns go to Mexico?

"Yes ma'am," Dodson told CBS News. "The agency was."

An Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms senior agent assigned to the Phoenix office in 2010, Dodson's job is to stop gun trafficking across the border. Instead, he says he was ordered to sit by and watch it happen.

Investigators call the tactic letting guns "walk." In this case, walking into the hands of criminals who would use them in Mexico and the United States.

Wisconsin Republicans Order Arrest of 14 Democrats Who Fled State

Wisconsin Republicans Order Arrest of 14 Democrats Who Fled State

Wisconsin Republicans Order Arrest of 14 Democrats Who Fled State

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Gov. Scott Walker has ordered the arrest of 14 Democratic legislators who fled Wisconsin in a bid to avoid voting on the governor's controversial budget bill.

The Republican majority in the state Senate passed a resolution Wednesday finding the AWOL Democrats guilty of contempt and disorderly conduct if they didn't make it back to Wisconsin by 4 p.m.

After the deadline passed there was no immediate word that any of the 14 returned.

"We simply cannot have democracy be held hostage because the minority wants to prove a point," Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said. "They have pushed us to the edge of a constitutional crisis."

The GOP actions may end up being simply symbolic, the Wisconsin State Journal reported, pointing out there are questions about whether the resolution is legal under state rules. The Wisconsin Constitution forbids the arrest of lawmakers while the Legislature is in session unless they're suspected of committing felonies, treason or breach of the peace, according to the newspaper.

Democrats have asked an attorney to look into whether the Republican tactic is legal.

Meanwhile, Walker said Thursday that he will begin the process of laying off 1,500 state workers if his budget proposal isn't passed by Friday, the Pioneer Pressreported.

On Wednesday, Senate Republicans passed a resolution that would impose a $100-per-day fine for members absent without leave for two or more session days. It would also strip missing lawmakers of their expense accounts.

Tens of thousands of demonstrators have been gathering for weeks outside the state Capitol to sound off against Walker's budget bill, which would strip the collective bargaining rights of unionized state workers. The measure is just one vote away from being sent to the governor for his signature.
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Max Keiser In Egypt - The Egyptian Revolution Is Genuine PT2

Max Keiser In Egypt - The Egyptian Revolution Is Genuine PT1

Max Kaiser says march on the Fed Reserve Revolutions Do Work!!

Cut Aid to the Poor, Not Israel

Cut Aid to the Poor, Not Israel


Cut Aid to the Poor, Not Israel


Republicans and Democrats Agree:

With the U.S. economy in the tank and governments at all levels facing massive budget shortfalls, politicians left and right are seeking ways to curb spending. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants to eliminate collective bargaining rights and the decent pay that goes with them. President Barack Obama’s budget includes halving the home-heating oil subsidy poor households depend on.

As Republicans and Democrats propose cuts in programs that actually benefit their increasingly impoverished constituents, though, they agree there’s one area of the budget that’s not to be touched: the annual $3 billion subsidy U.S. taxpayers provide to the Israeli military.

One of the biggest defenders of the handout is House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. “There will be no cuts to security assistance to the Jewish State of Israel,” her chief of staff declared in a recent letter to House Republicans. The rest of the U.S. foreign aid budget, including assistance for Iraqi refugees and food aid to the world’s poorest people, is fair game. But the Florida congresswoman insists we must help Israel maintain its “Qualitative Military Edge.”

And congressional Democrats have her back.

Illinois Democrat Jan Schakowsky, for instance – a leading member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus – has drafted a letter, cosigned by California Democrat Anna Eshoo, warning that the revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia “have the potential to add to the very real security challenges faced by Israel.” Reducing or “otherwise endangering aid to our ally” would be “unproductive,” she adds, encouraging her colleagues to tell Obama they “strongly support … providing $3.075 billion in assistance to Israel.” (For those shivering at home, that’s more assistance than Obama is proposing to offer Americans trying to keep their houses warm.)

This liberal appeal for Israeli military aid, meanwhile, is being sent out under the auspices of J Street, a group that positions itself as a left-leaning answer to AIPAC. But J Street staff we spoke with at their recent conference were hard-pressed to explain why U.S. taxpayers should fund a right-wing Israeli government that continues to build settlements and maintains an inhumane siege of Gaza.

So it’s left to folks like libertarian Congressman Ron Paul and his son, Kentucky Senator and Tea Party favorite Rand Paul, to call for ending aid to Israel. In a February 4 interview with ABC News, Rand Paul said of Israel, “I think that their per capita income is greater than probably three-fourths of the rest of the world. Should we be giving free money or welfare to a wealthy nation? I don’t think so.”

Indeed, Israel has the 24th largest economy in the world, and ranks 15th among 169 nations on the UN Human Development Index, which makes it a “very highly developed” nation.

Yet what thanks did Senator Paul get for his call to save the U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars? A torrent of criticism, even from J Street, which called on Republicans – and their donors – “to repudiate his comments and ensure American leadership around the world is not threatened by this irresponsible proposal.”

Paul’s fellow Tea Partiers aren’t any better. Of the 87 freshmen House Republicans elected on platforms of cut-baby-cut, at least three-fourths have now signed a letter declaring that, “As Israel faces threats from escalating instability in Egypt” – where have we heard that line of argument before? – “security assistance to Israel … has never been more important.” Subsidies are for militaries, you see, not poor people.

But even without U.S. funding, Israel would still spend $11 billion-plus on its military, more than all but 20 other nations in the world spend on their armed forces – and hundreds of millions of dollars more than the Islamic Republic of Iran, despite having just 1/10th the population. Throw in a couple – as in, couple hundred – little things called nuclear weapons, and, for better or worse, the Jewish state’s “Qualitative Military Advantage” isn’t going anywhere.

But you wouldn’t know that listening to the folks at J Street or to liberals like Jan Schakowsky, who hysterically cite the specter of Arab democracy to advocate billions in subsidies for a government that openly flouts international law. So much for their concern about human rights. And so much for being progressive. Indeed, with liberals like these, the Netanyahu government and its allies at AIPAC are likely asking themselves: who needs the Tea Party?

Revolutionary Politics::Revolutionary Politics : Rand Paul "I Think We Could Face Something Like What Happened In Greece"

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Obama said to back Turkey offer to invade Libya

Obama said to back Turkey offer to invade Libya

Turkey has offered to spearhead a NATO effort to overthrow the regime of Col. Moammar Gadhafi by invading Libya, but with strings attached.

» Zakaria: America is Doomed Because It Fails to Embrace Globalism

» Zakaria: America is Doomed Because It Fails to Embrace Globalism

Kurt Nimmo
March 3, 2011

The globalist Fareed Zakaria – a member of both the CFR and Rockefeller’s Trilateral Commission – has penned an article for the one of the crown jewels of the CIA’s emasculation of the media – Henry Luce’s Time Magazine – where he predicts the end of America as we know it, or as some of us once knew it.

American’s problem, according to Zakaria, is political insularity and especially our failure to embrace “market-based” globalism. In addition, we cling to funny and antiquated ideas about natural rights and the Constitution. “I believe that the Constitution was one of the wonders of the world — in the 18th century. But today we face the reality of a system that has become creaky,” he writes.

Too many of us, Zakaria argues, believe “demigods who walked the earth in the late 18th century” handed down “perfect system of government.” Even the founders, he insists, “understood that it was a work in progress, an unfinished enterprise that would constantly be in need of change, adjustment and repair.”

In other words, if the founders were alive today, they would embrace globalism. Zakaria also seems to think they would support the sort of excessive taxation suffered by Europeans and also would approve of carbon taxes.

License for Bicycle?

License and Inspection for Bicycles? What's Next: Skateboards?

By Lisa Johnson MandellPosted Mar 2nd 2011 @ 4:39AM
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license for bicyclesToday's stupid employee award goes to a public servant, an elected official --Michael DenDekker, a Democrat from Queens, N.Y. -- who is proposing a bill that would require all bicycles in the entire state be licensed, insured and inspected. If passed, roller skates and Big Wheels are sure to follow.
The supporters of the package of proposed billsclaim that the law would enhance "ensuring personal protection for cases such as bicycle theft or bicycle accidents." They go on to claim that since bicycle use in the state has increased in recent years, "it is essential that the state of New York be able to identify the bicycle riders."
Bicycle owners would be required to register personal bicycles and get license plates for them, to the tune of $25 for the first year and $5 for every year thereafter. To get the license plate, cyclists would need to get their bicycles inspected to make sure they "conform to the lamp and equipment requirements." In a separate bill, commercial bicycles would require a $50 initail registration fee and liability insurance.
They say it's not about the money, but it's estimated that the initial licensing of personal bikes would add about $1,875,000 to the New York coffers, and an additional $375,000 in yearly fees. Could the state really be that desperate for funds?
DenDekker also argues that the laws also protect pedestrians from damage done by reckless riders,stating that "if the rider strikes a pedestrian while in the course of their duty, the victim will straightforwardly be able to write down the license plate and [sic] so that insurance will be in place to compensate for any hospital bills."
The one thing the bills are sure to accomplish is the elimination of the eyesore of bicycles stored in entry halls and living rooms. The hassle and expense of licensing them will doubtless override the joy of cruising on them.

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