It is A&G's mission to take the lies and distortions of mainstream media and explain what they're really saying in a very direct way that laypeople can understand. Those who are fortunate enough to visit and read this will benefit and be a leg up on the clueless. Onto today's headlines...
Currencies Center Stage As G20 Gets Under Way: "The U.S. pressed emerging nations to set targets to reduce their vast trade surpluses with the West, a plan that could see their currencies rise."- AP
Unemployment Rate Drops In 23 States in September: "Unemployment fell in 23 states and Washington, D.C., rose in 11 states and was unchanged in 16 during September, the Labor Department said Friday... Still, little hiring took place last month. A survey of employers found that payrolls decreased in 34 states and increased in only 16 states and Washington, D.C... Nationwide, the unemployment rate was unchanged last month at 9.6 percent"- AP
If Americans do not support the protests or show sympathy, it will be because they don't fully understand what they'll be facing soon down the road. It may seem funny or odd that French people would protest the retirement age increasing to 62, but understand that the French people have amongst the highest quality of life of anyone in the world- they're paid well, have more paid vacation time than US workers and at this moment, get to retire at 60 instead of 66 which is the US retirement age. And all these things they have won for themselves through protests and demonstrations.
Housing's Worse Case- "Yesterday the regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac put out a forecast of how much the two mortgage giants would cost taxpayers through 2013. After the news hit, there was much consternation at the Treasury Department because many news outlets went with that big worst case scenario headline of the big bailout costing $363 billion."