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Volume 40, Number 11, March 15, 2013

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Emerging Bipartisan Alliance: End the Imperial Presidency  

by Edward Spannaus

“We don’t have a majority party system anymore,” was Lyndon LaRouche’s response to Senator Paul’s filibuster on a matter of fundamental constitutional principle. “Glory Hallelujah!” He added that “what Rand Paul did, in his particular action, went a long way, as of now, toward setting the end of the party system into motion. People can still have political parties, but the idea of rule by party majority, that has to come to an end.”

Excerpts from the Filibuster  

Excerpts from the 13-hour filibuster by Sen. Rand Paul in response to John Brennan’s nomination as CIA Director; Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden’s comments during the filibuster; and responses from Administration officials to Paul’s requests for information.

International

U.S. Moves Toward Nuclear First Strike Capability  

by Carl Osgood and Rachel Douglas

An article in the U.S. Air Force’s Strategic Studies Quarterly admits what Lyndon LaRouche, EIR, and the Russians have long been warning against: that U.S. strategic policy under the Obama Administration is seeking to create the capability to launch a first strike against Russia and/or China, without fear of nuclear retaliation.

National

LaRouche: Stop the Coverup of Brit-Saudi Role in 9/11  

by Nancy Spannaus

With the Obama Administration reeling from the bipartisan revolt against its murderous drone policy, and Rep. Walter Jones’s call for the release of the redacted 28 pages of the 9/11 Commission’s report, an escalation of political pressure could derail the war drive.

Was It Murder? Philip Marshall, Author of ‘Big Bamboozle,’ Dead  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

A review of The Big Bamboozle: 9/11 and the War on Terror, by Philip Marshall.

Economics

More Food-for-Fuel; More Lies: Obama Updates British Famine Policy for 2013  

by Marcia Merry Baker

When you hear Administration spokesmen say the weather is going to be fine this year, the drought is over, and food crops will be replenished—don’t believe everything you hear.

Drought, Food Scarcity Threaten Mexico  

by Cynthia R. Rush

To Feed the World, Change the System  

by Robert Hux, Ph.D.

At the 5th World Congress of Agronomists and Agrologists, in Quebec City, agronomists from around the world discussed how to feed a world population of 9.1 billion people.

An Agronomist’s Perspective: How To Feed a Hungry World  

21st Century Science & Technology interviewed Dr. Victor Villalobos, a Mexican agronomist attending the conference in Quebec.

History

Europe Needs a Charlemagne!  

by Ted Andromidas

Charlemagne’s was the first modern Western government to order the construction of great infrastructure projects, building schools, monasteries, churches, and cities, and the transportation grid of canals and bridges, whose purpose was to improve the standard of living of his subjects.

Book Reviews

Was It Murder? Philip Marshall, Author of ‘Big Bamboozle,’ Dead  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

The Big Bamboozle: 9/11 and the War on Terror, by Philip Marshall.

Editorial

Now, On to Glass-Steagall  

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