Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/2/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/2/2010Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has conceded the Texas gubernatorial primary to incumbent governor Rick Perry, avoiding the need for a run-off. Gov. Perry will face former Houston mayor Bill White in the general election next fall.

In other news, Nigel Farage, a member of the European Parliament for UKIP, was fined €3,000 for insulting European President Herman Van Rompuy on the floor of Parliament last week. Meanwhile, a former Bosnian president, the Muslim Ejup Ganic, was arrested at Heathrow Airport for suspected war crimes in Bosnia.

Also, a report by a group of prominent economists warns that if the United States does not take drastic action to shore up the banking system, there is a real risk of a “calamitous global collapse”.

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Sean O'Brian said...

TPLF blocked food aid during Tigray's 1984 famine in Ethiopia - BBC

"..Meles Zenawi's TPLF blocked and diverted food aid and millions of dollars donated to the 1984 famine victims in Tigray, in order to buy weapons and recruits against the Soviet backed Mengistu regime..."

This is the confirmation of the open secret/rumour that the 1984 Live Aid money was siphoned off to perpetuate the civil war in Ethiopia.