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Volume 40, Number 49, December 13, 2013

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Turnabout! The New Strategy for Space  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“It was, ironically, the brilliant success of both Curiosity’s landing, and of its operating design, which actually supplied me with one of the two factors which have combined to prompt my present conclusions reached on those accounts. The additional, ultimately still far more important consideration, has now been, the apparently increasing accumulation of evidence for the existence of an accumulation of a deadly threat of lurking ‘killer asteroids’ seeming to await their launch of an attack against a mankind now living on Earth.... We must deal, both immediately and practically, with the deadly threats now represented by relevant types of asteroids and also other relevant types of threats from within, or near our galaxy!”

Edward Teller on Defense from Asteroid Impact  

Strategic Defense of Earth: Fusion and Directed-Energy for a Dynamic Approach  

by Benjamin Deniston

“There is currently no defense of Earth from future asteroid and comet impacts,” writes Benjamin Deniston of the LaRouche PAC “Basement” science team. “Presently, we have identified and tracked only 10,000 out of the estimated population of millions.” But there now exists the “prospect of mankind becoming a governing principle of the inner Solar System.”

National

Fight Over Glass-Steagall: State Legislators, Bankers Clash at Legislative Forum  

by Stuart Rosenblatt and Tim Rush

A phalanx of bankers and their bought-and-paid-for political hacks carried out a desperate deployment at the Legislative Forum of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), held in Washington, Dec. 4-6, to prevent lawmakers’ voting up support for a resolution in favor of Glass-Steagall. But they underestimated the fierce determination of its sponsor Maine State Rep. Andrea Boland, and 18 co-sponsored Here is the blow-by-blow account.

State Rep. Andrea Boland’s Glass-Steagall Resolution  

Kesha Rogers Files for Senate in Texas  

Suppressed Story of 9/11: Congressmen Demand: Declassify 28 Pages  

by Edward Spannaus

Reps. Walter B. Jones (R-N.C.) and Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), on Dec. 2 introduced H.R. 428, calling upon President Obama to declassify the censored 28-page section of the report of the Joint Congressional Inquiry on the 9/11 attacks.

Economics

Wall Street Genocide: Judge Rules To ‘Bail-In’ Detroit Workers’ Pensions  

by Nancy Spannaus

The Dec. 3 ruling by a U.S. bankruptcy judge giving Detroit’s financial Führer Kevyn Orr the green light to put the city through Chapter 9 bankruptcy, and to eviscerate public sector retirees’ pensions, demonstrates the imminent threat of the Wall Street/City of London “bail-in” policy against the U.S. population.

LaRouche on the Detroit Bankruptcy, Pensions  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Obamacare: ‘Single-Payer’ Wall Street Bailout: More Fed Aid to Private Insurers  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Obama has new plans to shovel even more lucre into the private insurance wing of Wall Street, demonstrating once again, that the ACA is nothing but a corporatist, i.e., fascist program.

NICE: The British National Health Service Is Broken  

by Mike Robinson

A contribution from the editor of the UK Column, based in Plymouth, England.

UnitedHealth Group, Obamacare, Corporatism  

by John Hoefle

China’s Lunar Exploration Program  

by Marsha Freeman

Moves to the Next Level China began Phase 2 of its lunar exploration program, with the successful launch on Dec. 2 EST of the Chang’e-3 spacecraft.

International

Biden Trip, Dempsey Speech Push Against Asia War Danger  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Carl Osgood

Vice President Biden’s week-long, three-nation visit to Asia, planned well in advance, took on a higher priority following China’s recent announcement of an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) covering much of the East China Sea, including islands claimed by both China and Japan.

British, EU, Obama Gun for Showdown with Russia over Ukraine  

by Rachel Douglas

The dangerous lunacy of British strategists and their henchmen among EU and the Obama Administration is on full display in the events in and around Ukraine.

Documentation: Ukrainians Being Used As ‘Cannon Fodder’

BüSo Convention in Germany: There Is Life After the Euro!  

by Rainer Apel

Bolivia Goes Nuclear—Toward the Future  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Bolivian President Evo Morales, breaking with his past policies, has announced his intention to develop a nuclear energy program.

The Unfinished Mission of Nelson Mandela  

A leaflet, addressed “To the People of the Republic of South Africa,” written and circulated by LaRouche SA, the LaRouche movement in South Africa.

Editorial

Waiting for the Real United States  

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