MSM: Auto bill draft would require black boxes

(WashingtonPost) – All new cars would have to be equipped with “black boxes” that record performance data and federal safety regulators would be granted the authority to order immediate recalls under newly proposed auto-safety legislation being considered by Congress. Continue reading

Toyota’s consumer safety problems are dwarfed by body count of Big Pharma’s deadly drugs – Mike Adams

(NaturalNews) – Even as Toyota now finds itself the target of an increasingly hyped-up inquisition about “public safety,” skeptical consumers are asking the commonsense question: If public safety is so important, then why isn’t Congress asking about the dangers of Big Pharma’s deadly drugs? Continue reading

What’s Behind the Toyota Bashing?

(EIRNS) – Japanese and U.S. sources have indicated to EIR that the Toyota recall of millions of cars (mostly in the U.S.A.), and the massive media campaign to demonize Toyota, may be at least in part the result of a conscious effort to undermine, or even destroy, Toyota’s U.S. operations, for refusing to support efforts to bailout worthless debt instruments. Japanese sources said that it was widely believed by knowledgeable people in Japan that there is an effort to undermine Toyota, but that the Japanese press won’t report it. Continue reading

MSM: Dollar Reaches Breaking Point as Banks Shift Reserves

(Bloomberg) – Central banks flush with record reserves are increasingly snubbing dollars in favor of euros and yen, further pressuring the greenback after its biggest two- quarter rout in almost two decades. Continue reading

Dollar Hysteria – Mike Whitney

Robert Fisk has set off a firestorm with his unsettling narrative which appeared in Tuesday’s UK Independent titled, “The Demise of the Dollar”. The article went viral overnight spreading to every musty corner of the Internet and sending gold skyrocketing to $1,026 per oz. Continue reading

Shuttered factories, shattered lives in US rust belt

(RawStory) – Weeds have not had time to overtake factories shuttered in the wake of recent bankruptcies at General Motors, Chrysler and a host of suppliers, but the signs of shattered lives are spreading as the economically devastated region, dubbed “the rust belt” after its steel industry, fails to absorb the collapse of the auto industry. Continue reading

What’s Good For General Motors – Is Now Good for China

I remember the hullaballoo in January 1953 when GM CEO Charles Wilson, President Eisenhower’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, was popularly quoted as saying that “What’s good for General Motors is good for the country.” Continue reading