Volume 32, Number 32, August 12, 2005


Greenspan, Seneca, and Their Baths  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan once reported that he spends much of each day in the bathtub, a practice which does not appear to have improved that inflated aroma which hovers over our nation’s political and financial capital. There are precedents for that: Nero’s teacher, Seneca, drained his life away in his tub, without actually coming clean. Notwithstanding all that, it might help the aroma and economy of Italy and other parts of the world’s present situation, were the Siena Group’s Robert Mundell to be scrubbed.”


Backlash Builds Against Cheney’s ‘Guns of August’  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

EIR’s sources confirm published reports that the Bush Administration is developing contingency plans to stage a preemptive military strike against Iran—possibly using nuclear weapons. A significant number of horrified U.S. government officials—from Senators on both sides of the aisle, to military officers, diplomats, and spies—have privately expressed their dismay at the strategy.

EIR Confronts McClellan on Iran War Scenario

Cheney’s ‘Guns of August’: A Timeline  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

LaRouche on British Radio: Stop Cheney’s ‘Guns of August’ Nuclear War Plan  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Interview conducted by James Whale of talkSPORT radio.

Is Rumsfeld Playing Divide and Conquer With BRAC Base Closings?

by Carl Osgood

Larry Franklin Case: AIPAC Leaders Snared  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Ohio ‘Pay-for-Play’ Scandal Probed

by Richard Freeman


Zepp-LaRouche Presents Election Program in Berlin  

by Nancy Spannaus

The Chancellor candidate of the Civil Rights Movement Solidarity party (BüSo), Helga Zepp-LaRouche, presented her election program, emphasizing the need for Germany’s return to its national currency, the deutschemark, and the danger of a global “asymmetrical” war.

The German Army Must Pull Out of Afghanistan!

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Will Terrorism in Nuevo Laredo Be Cheney’s Pretext To Attack Iran?

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

Edward Heath: Stepping From the Shadows

by Katherine Kanter

An obituary for the former British Prime Minister.

Bankers Hit Argentina With ‘Kirchnergate’

by Cynthia R. Rush


LaRouche to Congress: ‘Pass New Amtrak Bill with a Veto-Proof Majority’

by Mary Jane Freeman

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators trumped President Bush’s plan to kill off Amtrak, introducing a bill to authorize $1.9 billion a year for six years to ensure operations and critical infrastructure investment, and another $13 billion bonding authority over ten years for a Federal/State grant program to build rail projects.

Bird Flu Is Spreading in and From Asia

by Marcia Merry Baker and Colin Lowry

Why the ‘Euro’ System Is Unsustainable  

Interview with Dr. Wilhelm Hankel.

Colombia Must Build Railroads To Link Up with World Land-Bridge

by Maximiliano Londoño Penilla


Dr.Wilhelm Hankel  

Prof. Dr. Hankel, Professor of Economics at Frankfurt University, is one of four German professors who had tried to stop the replacement of the deutschemark by the euro, by means of a legal procedure against it at the German Federal Constitutional Court. He was a board member and chief economist at the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (Reconstruction Finance Agency) in the 1960s, and later was president of the Hessische Landesbank.


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