1500 tank shells stolen, Afghan war costs soar, Afghanistan, BP spoll near settlement, Canada failed to monitor radiation, EPA theft of land, Fuel missing in reactor 2, Fukushima Diary, Gulf oil spill, gun control, Hanford plutonium levels, helicopter down in Afghanistan, high unemployment in UK, IDF, IDF tank shells taken, incineration in Japan spreads radioactivity, Pakistan, Pakistan ties with US on hold, Poll on support for war on Iran, radiation in rainwater, Romney wouldn't negotiate with Taliban, Ron Paul, Russia and China stand with Syria, Shell strolen from IDF, six marines killed, Stuxnet virus, Taliban, Thialand recognizes Palestine, Washington
The US says it will attack Iran if it tries to block the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial route for regional oil transit. Tehran has threatened to stop traffic through the Strait in response to mounting pressure, including threats, sanctions and particularly an air strike on its nuclear facilities, which Israel and the US say are on the table. (Ever closer to WWIII)
The estimated level of settlement in the Morgan Stanley note is much higher than other analysts have predicted, and around double the amount BP has taken a provision for.
Gregoire Reacts to Leaked Hanford Waste ReportWashington Governor Chris Gregoire says construction on a waste treatment plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation must continue. . . .There’s also a newly leaked report that warns plutonium levels in Hanford tank waste could be much higher than previously thought. (They are going to put the waste in ‘safer glass logs’?)
UK unemployment hits 2.69 million (8.4%) highest since January 1996
In Scotland, the number of people out of work rose by 19,000 to 231,000 over the three months to November, giving a jobless rate of 8.6%. In Wales, unemployment fell by 1,000 in the quarter to 130,000, giving a rate of 8.9%, while in Northern Ireland it fell by 7,000 to 59,000, giving a jobless rate of 6.8%.
17 Reasons I Refuse to File an Income Tax Return
1. Accepting a commission in the USAF I solemnly swore an oath to God that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same (If you need more reasons
Read this online short book. This kind of goes with the quote at the beginning. )