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Costs that Cut, Loans that Burn, and Billions for private armies unaccounted for

Bob Chapman, October 29 2007
the rising cost of healthcare cutting into retirement plans, 2 years of no building, California burning up in debt, looking around we find more declines, DynCorp gets 1.2 billion that is unaccounted for. 

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Uprecendented No-bid contracts

Bob Chapman, October 24 2007
A corrupt president, have we concluded, lawsuits sealed, jurisprudence destroyed elsewhere, Halliburton covers its tracks, did you know that costs of private contractors to the military has risen 90% since 2000? its a long nightmare of jacked-up bids, waste, kickbacks and inflated subcontracts, more on bank bailouts, big declines in CDOs.

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The resident morons and village idiots in Congress

Bob Chapman, October 24 2007
Congress grows a backbone too late for Armenian Holocaust, tax slavery since 1913, Ron Paul's candidature, religious Right endorses Jackass and Dumbo candidates, and fails to understand religion.

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A New Era of Unrestrained Mercantilism

Bob Chapman, October 15 2007
A new era of unrestrained mercantilism, phantom ravages of terrorism, the thread of private armies, banks sitting on buyout loans, a question of lending fraud

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One Third Of The Wealth Of The World Controlled By Less Than One Percent

Bob Chapman, October 6 2007
One third of the wealth of the world controlled by less than one percent, housing slump continues, IMF believes what it wants when it comes to wealth creation, ethanol plans stalled, Bear Stearns massive layoffs, Iran continues its move to Euros, gold and silver rallies, subprime troubles

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The FBI Listens To Your Conversations

Bob Chapman, September 29 2007
The FBI listens to your conversations, $190 Billion for Iraq, derivatives volumes have massive growth, median home price shrinks, the risk of great amounts of personal debt, reasons for an interest rate increase. 

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Homebuilder Confidence Falls Some More

Bob Chapman, September 22 2007
Homebuilder confidence falls some more, Bernanke's printing press and helicopter, Iran moves exports to Euro, price warnings for oil, higher inflation is predicted, General Electric gets out of loans and subprimes, idiot president gets a failing grade in the polls, Saudi Billions, and more 

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More News On Massive Job Losses In The Mortgage Industry

Bob Chapman, September 17 2007
More news on massive job losses in the mortgage industry, CFO optimism about US economy takes a nosedive, GDP growth is slowing, junk bond crunch predicted by Moodys, sharpe decline in real estate sales, money expansion rates, compared to the 1970s and all the hidden liquidity...

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Government Works Hard To Hide Facts About Billions In No-bid Contracts

Bob Chapman, September 8 2007
Government works hard to hide facts about billions in no-bid contracts, and agencies  employ stall tactics,  Fed  in denial over credit crunch,  no fly lists for citizens, pessimisim over credit rise, housing declines, and less consumer spending make a triple threat for the economy. 

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The Mortgage Crisis Grossly Underestimated

Bob Chapman, September 1 2007
The mortgage crisis grossly underestimated, the bankrupting of America, the softening of the economy, the corruption and scams for rebuilding Iraq, Yahoo! turns over identities to Chinese government, Blackwater mercenaries now have an air force

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Layoffs And Office Closures In The Subprime Lending Business Confirm What Has Happened

Bob Chapman, August 25 2007
Layoffs and office closures in the subprime lending business confirm what has happened, thousands will be laid off, U.S. Govt. working with Viktor Bout, the real Lord of War, a class action suit for price fixing gasoline prices at the pump

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Goldman-Sachs Cuts Fees

Bob Chapman, August 18 2007
Goldman-Sachs cuts fees, media says everything will be fine, delinquencies in subprime mortgages are at 14% which may be potentially billions if not over a trillion, S&P downgrading issues, Federal govt spends over a billion on PR and propaganda, a drought of debt will follow the flood of liquidity, class action against Countrywide Financial corp., predictions of recession, Wal-Mart feels the consumer fatigue, memories of the hot summer of '34, could it be a bad omen?

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Evidence Of Saudis Funding Insurgents

Bob Chapman, August 11 2007
Evidence of Saudis funding insurgents, Cheney forms new Gulf military organization, Musharraf weakened, BNP fund withdrawls halted, market indicies plunging, threats of mega-inflation will put pressure on metals.

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More Mortgage Fallout As House Prices Decline Sharply

Bob Chapman, July 28 2007
more mortgage fallout as house prices decline sharply, credit problems grow, a sharp decline in steel shipments, declines in building materials, feeding farmers subsidies, a useless campaign contribution cap, keeping oil imperialism on a leash, declines in capital spending, politicians under investigation, domestic spying, paranoia in the homeland. 

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Building Permits Falling Down

Bob Chapman, July 21 2007
Building permits falling down, Bernanke's pill for the economy, OverStock.com suing brokerage firms, jail likely for Conrad Black, Virginia speeding ticket money grab, American assets being scooped up, credit derivatives bought and sold, bank risks

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