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Volume 32, Number 45, November 18, 2005

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Cheney Is on the Way Out!  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Democratic leadership in the Senate has directly targetted Vice President Dick Cheney, and is demanding that President Bush pledge that he will not issue a Presidential pardon to anyone found guilty of a crime in the Fitzgerald investigation. Lyndon LaRouche commented, “The whiff of impeachment is in the air, as of today.”

Senate Dems Put Cheney,White House, on Notice  

From a Nov. 8 press conference by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, Sen. Richard Durbin, and Sen. Chuck Schumer.

Dems to Bush: No Pardons for Convicted Officials  

A letter to the President from Senate Democratic leaders Harry Reid, Dick Durbin, Debbie Stabenow, and Chuck Schumer.

Rockefeller Specifies Investigation Targets  

A press release from Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.).

National

Has California Terminated Arnie?  

by Harley Schlanger

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was given a decisive beating by the voters of California in the special election that he had insisted must take place. He failed to win even one of his four core ballot initiatives, despite spending nearly $70 million to con the state’s voters into giving him dictatorial powers.

Democratic Leaders Dissect the Governor  

The LaRouche Show interviewed Los Angeles County Democratic Party Central Committee Chairman Eric Bauman and Orange County Democratic Chairman Ray Cordova on Nov. 5.

Elections Suggest Bush’s Republican Base Eroding  

by Nancy Spannaus

Democrats Challenge Morality of GOP Budget  

by Carl Osgood

The Agnew Precedent for Removal of Vice President Dick Cheney  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Feature

How the U.S. Political Fight Will Shape Mexico’s Future  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche addressed a webcast forum on “The Significance for Mexico of the Situation in the United States,” sponsored by the Union of Workers of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (STUNAM), on Nov. 9. The event was a dialogue between LaRouche and Congressman Agustín Rodríguez Fuentes, who is general secretary of the STUNAM. The speakers took questions from audiences gathered by videoconference from throughout South and Central America.

Economics

Summit of the Americas: Leaders Dump Free Trade, Talk of Changing Economic System  

by Gretchen Small

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay—representing 75% of the economy of South America—refused to bow before the free-trade policy which is killing all of the nations of the Americas—the United States included. As a result, the plans for a hemispheric freetrade accord died a welcome death, at the summit in Mar de Plata, Argentina.

Bush in Argentina  

Argentina’s Kirchner: Our Priority Is Development  

Fight for National Rail Development Escalates  

by Mary Jane Freeman

Business Briefs  

International

Central Bankers Declare War on European Nations  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche warns that if the European nations continue to heed International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank policy of austerity in the face of the economic crisis facing them, then the unrest sweeping across France will be only a foretaste of a dark age threatening them all.

Liberté, Egalité, and ‘Trash’?  

by Samuel Dixon

The riots in France are a result of the desperation of those immigrants who were brought there to provide cheap labor, and have been left out, abandoned, and have nothing to live for.

Change People’s Lives  

by Jacques Cheminade

Germany: A Government That Will Not Govern  

by Rainer Apel

International Intelligence  

Science & Technology

Thorium: The Preferred Nuclear Fuel of the Future  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Nuclear engineer Ramtanu Maitra shows, from the case study of India, how the development of thorium fuel cycles will enhance the efficiency and economy of nuclear power plants.

Book Review

The World Is Made of Nations, Not Markets  

by Nancy Spannaus

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas L. Friedman.

In Memoriam

K.R. Narayanan: A Strong Friend  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Departments

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Howard Pushes Fascist “Anti-Terror” Laws.

Editorial

No Peace Until Cheney’s Out  

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