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Home Front: Politix
Governor Moonbeam Stands Atop California's Collapsing House Of Cards
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 07/09/2013 15:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [275 views] Top||

#1  No real surprise to anyone that pays attention.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/09/2013 15:50 Comments || Top||

#2  So, WHEN will the fall begin?
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 07/09/2013 16:21 Comments || Top||

#3  One study showed that California governments are over $1 trillion in debt. Most of that is in the form of unfunded pension and medical liabilities owed to state employees

To be a bit more accurate, it's monies owed to state-level pension funds for county, district, and local employees. One of the 'benefits' of having powerful unions like the CSEA and centralization.
Posted by: Pappy || 07/09/2013 16:32 Comments || Top||

#4  Fear notteth, Linda Ronstadt, all the US has to do is transfer the US Fed-State-Local Debt from the "National/State Debt", etc. Ledger to the OWG "Global/World Debt" Ledger ...

WHERE THE USoAMERIKA IS NO LONGER OFFICIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS PER SE NATIONAL DEBT UNDER POST-2015 OWG-NWO + GFU [but SSSSSHHH ... CCCCC weirdly-n-mysteriously, but only PCoincidentally, is irregardless].

Accounting tricks for that kinder, gentler, Fascists-for-Communism Globalist shennanigans.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 07/09/2013 23:09 Comments || Top||


I'm sensing the theatre of a Kerry resignation coming
Teresa Heinz Kerry's condition has been upgraded from critical to "fair," according to a front man, after the wife of Secretary of State John F. I was in Vietnam, you know Kerry
Former Senator-for-Life from Massachussetts, self-defined war hero, speaker of French, owner of a lucky hat, conqueror of Cambodia, and current Secretary of State...
was rushed to a Massachusetts hospital over the holiday weekend.

Kerry front man Glen Johnson said Monday that Heinz Kerry continues to undergo further evaluation. He said the secretary of State and other members of the family are with her at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Doctors upgraded her condition after conducting a series of tests.

"The family is touched by the outpouring of well-wishes," he said.

Heinz Kerry was first taken by ambulance to a Nantucket hospital on Sunday. The family has not offered additional details on her condition, though speculation has focused on symptoms potentially connected with those of a seizure.

Nantucket Police Lt. Jerry Adams said a call requesting medical aid was received just after 3:30 p.m. for a home on Hulbert Avenue, and an ambulance was dispatched. Online records show the property is connected to Heinz Kerry's family.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/09/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [268 views] Top||

#1  He'll never resign - he's wanted this job for decades.
Posted by: Raj || 07/09/2013 1:08 Comments || Top||

#2  * PACIFICNEWSCENTER > FURLOUGHS BEGIN FOR 50,000 FULL-TIME NATIONAL GUARDSMEN, INCLUDING GUAM.

RELATED GLOBAL TIMES.CN > US PENTAGON STARTS FURLOUGHS OF CIVILIAN WORKERS.

* MARIANAS VARIETY GUAM > IMF'S LAGARDE: US BUDGET CUTS [Sequestration] ARE INAPPROPRIATE, i.e. more likely to hinder or stifle growth.

* NEW YORK TIMES > US CONSIDERS FASTER PULLOUT FRON AFGHANISTAN WID NO TROOPS LEFT BEHIND, i.e. "Zero" US Troops Option.

* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > IN OKINAWA, TALK OF BREAK WID JAPAN TURNS SERIOUS.

RELATED WORLD MILITARY FORUM > JAPAN'S COMMUNISTS, OKINAWA-BASED CHINESE, INDIGENOUS SOCIETIES CALL FOR END OF CHINA-JAPAN SENKKAUS/DIAOYUS DISPUTE, AUTONOMY + WITHDRAWAL OF US MILITARY FORCES FROM OKINAWA.

* Also from WORLD MILITARY FORUM > NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: US PACIFIC "PIVOT" USELESS IFF PHILIPPINES + JAPAN [First Island Chain] "LOST" TO US.

* SAME > PLA MGEN. LUO YUAN:RISK OF US-CHINA OR EAST ASIA WAR INCREASED DUE TO RETURN OF US + JAPAN, ETC. [Australia? ASEAN?] TO SUBIC BAY + CLARK USAF BASES IN PHILIPPINES. COMPLETION OF HOSTILE US-LED CONTAINMENT OR ISOLATION OF MAINLAND CHINA. CONTROL OF SENKAKUS, OKINAWA, + TAIWAN MORE IMPERATIVE OR URGENT FOR CHINA THAN EVER BEFORE. PLA LR ATTACKS TO CAPTURE OR NEUTRALIZE US BASES IN GUAM, MARIANAS.PLAAF AIRPOWER, SUBMARINES IN SUPPORT OF AIRBORNE FORCES.

* WORLD NEWS > CCP: US MILITARY PRESENCE IN PHILIPPINES HINDERS PEACEFUL RESOLUTION OF TERRITORIAL ROW.

* GLOBAL TIMES.CN > WHITE HOUSE SEES BUDGET DEFICIT SHRINKING TO US$759.0BILYUHN IN FY2013.

As per MURPHY'S LAWS, iff the Bammer = USoAmerika can give up Guam-WESTPAC widout firing a shot due to excessive National Debt burdens, why fire a shot also to save China-desired HAWAII + 1/2 of CONUS-NORAM???

But I digress ...
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 07/09/2013 1:31 Comments || Top||

#3  If he resigns, would there be any noticeable difference in the State Dept? The career weasel-wordsmiths at Foggy Bottom are already running the place with little attention paid to the otiose popinjay SecState.

(Go look the words up - they fit quite exactly)
Posted by: OldSpook || 07/09/2013 2:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Could it be that the stench of this administration is too much for even Senator Kerry? I don't believe we can rule it out entirely.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/09/2013 2:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Unless THK's condition is much more serious than disclosed, I don't see it happening. This guy is in doing the job he feels he was destined to do. His rolodex is HUGE and he revels in being in the thick of big foreign policy issues. He is tireless and runs his staff ragged - though they all say he's a nice guy. The WH may try to rein him in but he's livin' the dream.
Posted by: Bangkok Billy || 07/09/2013 6:22 Comments || Top||

#6  Thanks for your insight Billy.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/09/2013 6:26 Comments || Top||

#7  Yes, he has a chance to make a difference! More so than at any other time since Winter Soldier.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/09/2013 6:47 Comments || Top||

#8  Kerry currently searching desperately for that damned pre-nup.
Posted by: Muggsey Mussolini || 07/09/2013 11:41 Comments || Top||

#9  That it is even a question further erodes whatever authority is left after being caught playing on his dingy then covered for. Seems like he is batting below the Mendoza line, but he is a superstar - so who would replace him.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/09/2013 12:08 Comments || Top||

#10  Susan Rice
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 07/09/2013 14:23 Comments || Top||



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