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  • Obama's peace shattered as dollar takes a pounding

    10/12/2009 11:27:41 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 57 replies · 2,593+ views
    WA Today (Western Australia) ^ | October 12, 2009 | Peter Hartcher
    As the Nobel Prize committee was voting one way on Barack Obama's promise for the world's future, the global marketplace was holding a very different vote on America's future. The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the US President the peace prize for 2009 for having "created a new climate in international politics", the citation said, in part. Yet, at the same time, the world's foreign exchanges have been busy reassessing the climate in international realpolitik. The US dollar is falling sharply against currencies around the world. Since March it has lost 9 per cent of its value against the yen, 17...
  • Beatty Claims Credit For Poll Pounding Of 'The Governator'

    11/12/2005 5:00:40 PM PST · by blam · 17 replies · 559+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-13-2005 | Catherine Elsworth
    Beatty claims credit for poll pounding of 'the Governator' By Catherine Elsworth in Los Angeles (Filed: 13/11/2005) Warren Beatty, the veteran Hollywood actor who helped to deliver the first big blow to Arnold Schwarzenegger's political career, said last night that the Terminator star had got his come-uppance for fooling voters. Four days after California voters rejected a series of reforms put forward by the Republican governor, Beatty boasted that his own high-profile eve-of-poll campaigning had helped to save America from the ripple effect of Mr Schwarzenegger's "reactionary measures". Warren Beatty: 'Actors do not necessarily make good politicians' The 68-year-old, a...
  • LIVE THREAD: Post-Debate Cheney v. Edwards

    10/05/2004 7:38:10 PM PDT · by Howlin · 1,356 replies · 42,014+ views ^ | October 5, 2004
    After-debate discussion here!