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Volume 39, Number 20, May 18, 2012

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Rep. Jones: ‘We Need To Bring the U.S. Constitution Back’  

by Harley Schlanger

The LaRouche Show interviews Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), the initiator of House Concurrent Resolution 107, which threatens the impeachment of any President who violates the exclusive constitutional prerogative power of the Congress to declare war.

‘Humanitarian Intervention’: Sen. Webb Challenges Obama War Policy  

Documentation: Sen. James Webb’s speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate May 9, announcing his intention to introduce legislation requiring Congressional approval before the President could take military action for so-called “humanitarian interventions.”

Obama: The Queen’s Own Lunatic  

by Nancy Spannaus

A dossier addressed to those who have a great deal of difficulty in understanding, or can’t understand at all, that the real source of the “Obama problem” is the British Empire, and that this Empire controls the U.S. President.

International

Putin Calls Obama’s Bluff, Says ‘Nyet’ to NATO Threat  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Nancy Spannaus

Russian President Putin’s rebuff to the threats from the British and President Obama has created a crucial opening for sane forces to bring the world back from the brink of thermonuclear confrontation.

Putin on Victory Day: ‘We Have a Great Moral Right...’  

by Rachel Douglas

Greece to Europe’s Bankers: We Are Hungry and We Are Angry, Very Angry  

by Dean Andromidas

The Greek elections May 6 delivered a resounding “No!” to the brutal austerity that has crushed the Greek economy.

Economics

JP Morgan Fiasco Shows Need for Glass-Steagall  

by John Hoefle

Thanks to JP Morgan’s greed and arrogance, and thanks to the whole trans-Atlantic financial system’s recidivism in committing the same speculative lunacy that brought the global financial system to its knees in 2007-08, Glass-Steagall is back on the table in a big way.

Handle with Care: Why the Post Office Is Under Attack  

The U.S. Postal Service is in trouble, not because it doesn’t work, but because it does: because it is an institution of national stability and infrastructure, under attack by the monetarists since 1970.

Science

‘Exploring the Universe Is an Entirely Natural Thing’  

An interview with Dr. Alan Harris, a British astrophysicist and director of the NEOShield Project at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). NEOShield is an international research program for researching “Near Space Objects” and how to defend against them.

Feature

A Needed View of Russia Today!: The Roots of the U.S.A.  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

What Russian policymakers need to understand about the United States. “My intention in these pages,” LaRouche writes, “is to inform the reader of what had been those specifically original, essential constitutional principles of the American system, which remain urgently needed, but virtually unknown among European nations today. Notably, there is the fact of the crucial role of the Franklin D. Roosevelt whose legacy is still bitterly hated by the combination of such places and persons as London, Wall Street, and U.S. President Barack Obama, up to the present moment.”

Editorial

Reintroducing the American System  

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