Eyes Wide Open
by Andrew Hughes (libertarian)
About The Author
I am Irish and have been living in France for the last 8 years. I started researching Politics and Economics 14 years ago. I have been publishing to the Center for Research on Globalisation, Seeking Alpha, OpedNews, the peoplesvoice and my livejournal blog
About The Column
This column is dedicated to the dissection and analysis of presumed Truth.
The Obama Dystopia
Published: May 24, 2009
Today, America finds itself in a Kafkaesque Dystopia and each new day brings fresh assaults on Freedom and Sanity. The framework for total control of the citizenry, the economy and the media is being built upon in a relentless aggrandization of Govermental power.
Continental Express Flight 3407 - Disturbing Parallels
Published: February 14, 2009
Based on unexplained air disasters in the past, closer examination is warranted as one of the passengers, Beverly Eckert, did pose a problem to those in power that have previously "neutralised" their problems.
Obama's Defense Department appointees - The $3.4 Trillion Dollar Question
Published: February 13, 2009
President Obama's recent Department of Defense appointees are responsible for $3.4 Trillion in missing taxpayer money.
Published: January 27, 2009
The most recent report from the Comptroller of the Currency seems to have gone unnoticed in Washington and the press. If banks are not lending because of increased capital requirements in the face of Credit Default Swaps, other derivatives and loan defaults then the report goes a long way in describing exactly why.
Obama's Inaugural Speech Confirmed only Continuity, not Change
Published: January 25, 2009
Listening to Obama's inaugural speech impressed solely by its obvious continuity of the process that Bush and Cheney helped along it's way. The Project for a New American Century was in full swing as Obama parroted the aims and dreams of Zbigniew Brezinski, his foreign policy adviser and mentor. One pawn was replaced by another on "The Grand Chessboard" and, after the slight inconvenience of a Presidential election, the battle for Eurasia continues.
Bad Bank, Bad News
Published: January 21, 2009
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson blew it, Ben Bernancke blew it and now it looks like Lawrence Summers and David Axelrod, Obama's top economic advisers, are about to blow it big time. The horse is long since dead but the flogging continues.
Betraying the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King
Published: January 18, 2009
Would Dr. King, if he actually held public office, have voted for invading Iraq, invading Afghanistan, sending arms and money to Israel and remained silent as his poverty stricken brothers and sisters were slaughtered?
The U.S. Economy is being Marched to the Gallows
Published: January 16, 2009
Obama continues the transfer of wealth from the taxpayer to his Wall St. campaign contributors as the Economy continues its Long March to nowhere
The Slaughter will Continue after these Messages
Published: January 13, 2009
When humanity is forgotten
Are Uncle Sam's Creditors Heading for the Exits?
Published: January 13, 2009
There are growing signs of hesitation and fear on behalf of those who would lend Uncle Sam the funds to finance yet another "stimulus" plan. No small wonder as the U.S. is flat broke and up to it's eyes in unpaid debt as it is.
Obama's statement on the Crisis in Palestine
Published: January 4, 2009
It's no small wonder that President Elect Barack Obama is keeping silent on the current round of wanton slaughter and destruction in Palestine. After all, He had already made his position crystal clear.
Israel's War Crimes and Change we can believe in
Published: January 2, 2009
Obama's "no comment" in response to Israel's slaughter of the Palestinians compared to his endless hours of speeches on his new vision for America, bodes ill for the universally expected "Change"
Justice needs to be served in 2009
Published: December 23, 2008
Indicting Bush, Cheney et al should be Obama's first official act after inauguration.
Wall St. sets the stage for the next Big Heist
Published: December 20, 2008
Global Warming becomes the new Investment opportunity for Wall St..
Bush leaves GM on life support for Obama
Published: December 19, 2008
Today's announcement of a $17.4 Billion loan to GM and Chrysler marks another milestone on the road to nowhere currently being followed by the current administration.
China; Review the old and deducing the new makes a teacher
Published: December 17, 2008
China's vast currency reserves form the primary advantage it has to rebuild its economy.
The Reconstruction of America
Published: December 15, 2008
Examining the proposed Economic Stimulus Plan for 2009.
Time to redefine the Economic paradigm
Published: December 11, 2008
Lack of regulation and the quest for short term profit at the expense of long term sustainability has brought the world to it's knees.
Obama's standing at a fork in the road; he needs to choose wisely
Published: December 9, 2008
Mr Obama stands at an historic fork in the road. He must choose between Hubris and Nemesis.
Paulson deals another blow to the real economy
Published: December 7, 2008
The announcemente of a deal reached between the U.S. Treasury and the moribund insurance giant, A.I.G. provides a very lucid insight in to the nefarious and destructive world of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, otherwise known as T.A.R.P.
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