Financial News Update – 12/26/10

Ohio Federal Court Denies D.O.J. Obamacare Motion to Stay, U.S.C.A. Lawsuit Proceeds (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Air Force Doles Out Cash to Microwave Computers (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Obama Returns to End-of-Life Plan That Caused Stir (Medicare Death panels start Jan. 1) (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Fitzroy McLean on Freedom, International Investing and How to Improve ‘the Space Between One’s Ears’

Lawmakers seek cash during key votes (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Kentucky McConnell and the Temple of Pork (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

California says census missed 1.5 million residents (want more in their begging bowl) (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

(CA) Poised to Sell Trophy Buildings to Unidentified Investors (and pay rent) (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

China raises interest rates on Christmas Day (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

(China) Trade surplus with US exaggerated (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Hugo Chavez’s New Power Grab (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

U.S. may delay aid for Israel’s anti-rocket system due to budget woes (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Charles Krauthammer Offends Mark Shields by Saying ‘ObamaCare’ (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

China Rate Increases in 2011 May Be Front-Loaded as Inflation Accelerates

Euro Falls for Third Week as Credit Rating Downgrades Fuel Debt Concerns

Russia Adds 13 Banks to Advise on $59 Billion Asset Sales Plan

Coburn Warns of ‘Apocalyptic Pain’ Over Debt

GOP to Challenge Wilderness Policy Reversal

DEA transformed into global intelligence organization

OBAMA POLICE STATE UPDATE: Administration to Target Malls & Hotels

Obama & Labor Unions Meet to Plan Job Creation

Wikileaks Given $1.3 Million in 2010 – Julian Assange Pays Himself 2/3′s Of Salary Budget

RINO Lindsey Graham Wants to Push Energy Legislation Again

Every Day is Christmas in the Undrained Swamp


Alabama Town’s Failed Pension Is a Warning

16 U.S. cities that could face bankruptcy in 2011

New Interest in Turning Gas to Diesel

Unemployed Get Another Jobless Benefit–Yoga

Americans Made Less in 2009; Minimum Wage Set to Rise in 2011

In Tough Economy, Santas Are Also Suffering

In Tough Economic Times, Bodyguard Business Is Booming