Truth and Consequences in the Gaza Invasion – “This Time We Went Too Far” by Norman Finkelstein

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by Norman Finkelstein
Global Research, March 7, 2010
Counterpunch– 2010-03-03

This article is excerpted from Norman Finkelstein’s important new book about the Gaza conflict, “This Time We Went Too Far” published this month by OR Books. To purchase a copy of the complete book please visit OR Books. This book is not available from bookstores or other online retailers.

Gaza Black Ribbon Campaign
Gaza Black Ribbon Campaign

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Does the Financial System need New Guard Rails? By Mike Whitney

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By Mike Whitney
March 06, 2010 “ICH

There’s finally some good news on the housing front, but it has nothing to do with sales, inventory or interest rates. In fact, it has nothing to do with market conditions at all. It’s a story about politics and how government can work when elected representatives do their jobs. The details are laid out in an article by Dean Baker. Here’s an excerpt:

“As the Obama Administration works up its 12,487th plan for keeping underwater homeowners in their homes, Arizona’s legislation may have the courage and good sense to do the obvious: let foreclosed homeowners stay in their home as renters. A bill was just introduced in legislature that would allow homeowners in houses that sell for less than the median price to remain in their home as renters for at least one year following foreclosure.

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President Obama: Replace Rahm With Me By Michael Moore + Chris Hedges tells Michael Moore capitalism driving humanity’s downfall

Updated: June 1, 2010 added the video

By Michael Moore
March 06, 2010 “Information Clearing House

Dear President Obama,

I understand you may be looking to replace Rahm Emanuel as your chief of staff.

I would like to humbly offer myself, yours truly, as his replacement.

I will come to D.C. and clean up the mess that’s been created around you. I will work for $1 a year. I will help the Dems on Capitol Hill find their spines and I will teach them how to nonviolently beat the Republicans to a pulp.

And I will help you get done what the American people sent you there to do. I don’t need much, just a cot in the White House basement will do.

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