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Irvine Finance Commissioner Warns of Economic Collapse While Markets Explode in New Growth

Allan Bartlett

  Irvine Finance Commissioner Allan Bartlett issued a public service announcement on Facebook yesterday, warning his friends to take appropriate steps to protect their assets due to the pending catastrophic economic collapse that Bartlett feels is inevitable in light the Federal Reserve’s decision to continue funding the federal stimulus. Bartlett wrote:  “Allan’s PSA of the day:…

NY Times on Calls to Reinstate Glass-Steagall Act: Meh

This post is for frequent commenter Robert “LaRouchie” Lauten, who will spit into the wind his insistence that the re-instatment of the Glass Stegall act which provides tighter regulation of banks and large financial institutions is the cure-all for what ailes the economy.  The New York Times says “not so fast.” From the story in Tuesday’s…

Are Prostitutes Being “Sold” in OC on Backpage.com

Sunday’s New York Times opinion section carried this column by Nicholas Kristof about Backpage.com, an online classified ad site run by Village Voice Media which owns the OC Weekly.  It’s a powerful column where the writer captures the story of a young woman sold into sexual bondage by pimps in New York City where her…

Yahoo Predicts Obama win in 2012

Let me preface this by saying itsa long way to November, but the political scientists and data geeks at Yahoo are calling the 2012 election for President Barack Obama. From this story on Yahoo: The Signal predicts that Barack Obama will win the presidential contest with 303 electoral votes to the Republican nominee’s 235. How…

New York Times Weighs In on Santa Ana’s Downtown

The nation’s newspaper of record covered the issues facing Downtown Santa Ana in the October 31th edition (editor’s note; the story appeared on the NYTimes website Sunday night Pacific time, so we got the date wrong in the original post. Our apologies/editor).  While the story could have been significantly longer, some new information has come forward…