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Sen. Warren Promotes Glass-Steagall, Slams Wall St. in AFL-CIO Keynote

9 Sept. (LPAC) Senator Elizabeth Warren’s keynote speech to the AFL-CIO national convention in Los Angeles yesterday afternoon included promoting Glass-Steagall reenactment via the bill she has cosponsored with, currently, eight other Senators. Warren’s prepared remarks included the following: “Five … Continue reading

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PLANNED U.S. ATTACK ON SYRIA ESCALATES AS SUPPORT WANES

9 Sept.(EIRNS)–Obama’s planned attack on Syria has morphed from a goal of “deterrence” of further alleged chemical weapons attacks, to “degrading” Assad’s military capabilities, and is still undergoing significant escalation. Such an escalation threatens nuclear war itself, or other wars, … Continue reading

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Virginia Senator Richard Black Asks: Who Is Contriving This War and for What Motive?

7 Sept. (EIRNS) In the course of a interview with EIR publications in Munich, Germany, this week, Virginia State Senator Richard Black made the following remarks aimed at stopping the drive to war. Excerpts of the interview with Senator Black … Continue reading

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Warmonger News from Washington D.C.

Washington Post photographer Melina Mara caught Sen. John McCain with an over his shoulder photo  playing poker on his phone during the Senate hearing on military intervention in Syria yesterday. Former Presidential candidate McCain has been the major spokesman for … Continue reading

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How Saudis Are Working Obama Over To Attack Syria

27 Aug. (EIRNS)–An AP article on Aug. 26 shows the role of Saudi intelligence chief Bandar bin-Sultan in leading the Obama administration, with the help of some of U.S. legislators, to attack Syria and remove Bashar al-Assad. Bandar did all … Continue reading

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King Canute: Obama Apopleptic about Snowden Asylum in Russia

3 Aug (LPAC) Brushing aside pleas and warnings from President Obama and other senior Americans” to turn Snowden over the U.S. and that “Russia’s decision … infuriated American officials.” The Financial Times of London similarly rubbed Obama’s nose in Russia’s … Continue reading

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Dempsey Hands McCain His Head

  23 July (LPAC) At Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey’s confirmation hearing last Thursday, July 18, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin of Michigan (whose ranking member is Arizona’s John McCain of the Lost Marbles), … Continue reading

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Sen Angus King: Glass-Steagall Bill is “Back to the Future”

ANGUS KING GLASS-STEAGALL INTERVIEW 16 July (LPAC)  In a five-minute interview, Sen. King (I, Maine)  tells The Daily Ticker that the original Glass-Steagall law was common sense reform that worked for 70 years and should not have been repealed. “We’re … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Obama Freak Over Building Glass-Steagall Momentum

14 July (LPAC) The filing of a second Senate Glass-Steagall bill on Thursday, July 11 has generated a good deal of media attention, and the anticipated freak-out from Wall Street and the Obama White House. It has also revived a … Continue reading

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Glass-Steagall Fight Heats Up

16 Mar (LPAC) Two additional Members of Congress—Benny Thompson (D-Miss.) and Barbara Lee (D-Cal.)—added their names to HR 129 late yesterday, bringing the number of co-sponsors to 40, plus Marcy Kaptur. It is clear that, with one week of Congress … Continue reading

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