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Proposal to send FEMA trailers to Haiti

The trailer industry and lawmakers are pressing the government to send Haiti thousands of potentially formaldehyde-laced trailers left over from Hurricane Katrina.

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The 100,000 trailers became a symbol of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s bungled response to Katrina.

The government had bought the trailers to house victims of the 2005 storm, but after people began falling ill, high levels of formaldehyde, a chemical that is used in building materials and can cause breathing problems and perhaps cancer, were found inside. Many of the trailers have sat idle for years

This document is the most interesting. It’s a standard part of the job description package for most federal jobs. It is entitled “FEMA Job Hazard Analysis” and lists, in helpful chart form, the activities involved in the position. The position is Logistics Material Specialist, Trailer In-Bound Inspection (the guy or gal who inspects a brand-new trailer before it is sent off to a needy family in the Gulf).

Under the “Physical Hazard” for those entering a new trailer it says, “Formaldehyde off gassing…” Continue reading

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Dr Ron Paul: Swine Flu Just An Attempt For Government To Scare The People!

http://earth2obama.org/May 02, 2009 CNN

Ron Paul: Culprits Of Financial Collapse Should Be Arrested


Ron Paul: Culprits Of Financial Collapse Should Be Arrested
Congressman Ron Paul says that the people responsible for the economic crisis should not be hailed as saviors and given more power to fix the problem that they created, but arrested and criminally prosecuted.

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DEA to end medical marijuana raids

Holder confirms states to have final say on use of drug for pain control

US Attorney General Eric Holder: Ending Medical Marijuana Raids now US Policy

Attorney General Eric Holder’s statement this week that the Drug Enforcement Administration would end its raids on state-approved marijuana dispensaries. 

Federal raids on medical marijuana distributors continued at least into the second week of Barack Obama’s presidency, when federal agents shut down at least two dispensaries in California on Feb. 3.

Holder was asked about those raids Wednesday in Santa Ana, Calif., at a news conference that was called to announce the arrests of 755 people in a nationwide crackdown on the U.S. operations of Mexican drug cartels. He said such operations would no longer be conducted.

Source: msnbc.msn.com

Ron Paul Explains How The Financial Bubble Was Created

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(VIDEO) Ron Paul on US expands AIG Record Bailout

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The US government announced Monday an expanded bailout for insurance giant AIG of more than 150 billion dollars, as the Treasury tapped into emergency funds originally set for banks.

The latest bailout plan, the largest in US history, came as AIG burned through billions of dollars of cash and reported a third-quarter loss of 24.47 billion dollars.

The original Federal Reserve rescue of 85 billion dollars in mid-September, at the time the largest in corporate history, was expanded by 37.8 billion dollars just a few weeks later, and involved the government acquisition of a 79.9 percent stake in the troubled insurer… US expands record bailout of insurance giant AIG

Ron Paul on Fox Business with Neil Cavuto discussing bailout (11/10/08)

Ron Paul on the Global Financial Crisis

Ron Paul discusses the collapsing financial markets. “We’re in the middle of something very big and it doesn’t look like it’s going to end soon.”