Frontrunning: March 31

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Thu, 03/31/2011 - 08:27 | 1120809 GOSPLAN HERO
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Is Obama on vacation or launching another war?

Thu, 03/31/2011 - 09:12 | 1120885 AN0NYM0US
Thu, 03/31/2011 - 08:54 | 1120912 eigenvalue
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How about a war with China? The US can renege on all its bonds held by the Chinese

Thu, 03/31/2011 - 08:26 | 1120816 Jim in MN
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Another leap in rad readings off Fukushima:

Jiji Press

Radioiodine 4,385 Times Limit Found in Seawater near N-Plant

   Tokyo, March 31 (Jiji Press)--Radioactive iodine 4,385 times the legal limit has been detected in seawater near the troubled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the industry ministry's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency said Thursday.
   Some 180 becquerels of iodine-131 per cubic centimeter were found in a seawater sample collected on Wednesday afternoon 330 meters off the discharge outlet of the No. 1 to 4 reactors of the plant in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, the agency said.
   The reading was higher than 3,355 times the limit of the radioactive material found at the same spot Tuesday.
   According to Tokyo Electric Power Co. <9501> officials, the plant's operator, radioactive materials produced in reactor vessels or spent fuel rod pools because of damage to fuel rods are likely to have newly flown into the waters near the plant.
   While no release of radioactive materials from the discharge outlet has been confirmed, the company has yet to find out how radioiodine reached the sampling point, the officials said.

Thu, 03/31/2011 - 08:31 | 1120822 The Axe
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Alan Krueger telling you the real story...What really matters is the participation rate!!

Thu, 03/31/2011 - 09:06 | 1120961 Careless Whisper
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As the situation at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear powerplant slowly winds down, the salient facts remain the same as they have been throughout: nobody has suffered or will suffer any radiological health consequences.

Fukushima fearmongers are stealing our Jetsons future


Thu, 03/31/2011 - 09:18 | 1120995 Careless Whisper
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The information will be released to Fox Business at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Fed to Release Financial-Crisis Loan Info Thursday
Thu, 03/31/2011 - 09:24 | 1121017 Snidley Whipsnae
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From Forbes article on gold. This is what some want to do. Pay fucking attention!!! With this system we would still be stuck with the Fed running open market operations to control the price of gold/PMs. We would still be stuck with fractional reserve banking. This sucks!!!

"Under a Dollar Bill system, the monetary base consists of fiat dollars (both currency and bank reserves) created by the Federal Reserve.  The Fed is not allowed to set interest rates, and it is relieved of responsibility for promoting full employment.  Instead, the Fed is tasked with employing its Open Market operations to adjust the size of the monetary base so as to keep the COMEX price of gold as close as operationally practical to a target gold price. Fractional reserve banking is allowed."

Thu, 03/31/2011 - 10:07 | 1121166 GoinFawr
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Indeud. Forbes' 'Dollah bill y'all' is the ultimate way to maintain the status quo; prestidigitation with the word 'gold' in it. Oh, BTW, can you say 'confiscation'? Heh, if the US does it will soon be followed by the words 'mass exodus'.


Thu, 03/31/2011 - 10:04 | 1121161 csmith
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Oh...sorry...thought this post (entitled "Frontrunning) was the story on Sokol. Nevermind.

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