Lynch’s office described as ‘major forfeiture operation;’ seized $113 million in two years
When Long Island businessman Jeff Hirsch stepped up to the bank window to make a deposit one morning in May, 2012, the teller shot him a worried look. “You know, your account has been frozen,” she told Hirsch. “I’m not sure you want to put any money in there this morning.”
Former Vice President Al Gore and former Mexican President Felipe Calderon are pushing for $90 trillion in spending to ban cars from every major city in the world and make them more dense.
Gore and Calderon presented a report from the Global Commission on the Economy & Climate (GCEC) and argued that fighting global warming will require making cities more compact and wholly reliant on public transit. This is the only way to make sure urban areas don’t contribute to global warming, the two politicians argued.
A squadron of 1,700 private jets are rumbling into Davos, Switzerland, this week to discuss global warming and other issues as the annual World Economic Forum gets underway.
The influx of private jets is so great, the Swiss Armed Forces has been forced to open up a military air base for the first time ever to absorb all the super rich flying their private jets into the event, reports Newsweek.
With lawmakers set to vote on a piece of legislation he long championed, former Congressman Ron Paul has called for an audit of the Federal Reserve, followed by the closure of the 112-year-old financial institution.
In an article posted on his website on Sunday, the two-time presidential candidate listed the woes inflicted by the Federal Reserve since its creation in 1913, including a 97 percent decline in the dollar’s purchasing power, recessions and depressions, and expanded government created by the Fed’s policy of monetizing debt.