Over half-a-million American children could have lead poisoning, which could affect their development. Most of them come from poor families, but detecting the illness maybe complicated due to financing cuts.
Washington is reportedly considering opening all US financial records to national intelligence agencies in order to prevent future crimes. Only the FBI has had unlimited access to such databases; other agencies had to file case-by-case requests.
The only thing Obama’s stimulus plan did was scare people into believing the US has unpayable debts, American economist Todd Buchholz told RT. The president doesn't care enough about the country's deficit and debt, he said.
When America insists on international bailouts for the eurozone it simply wants to rescue the money of its own investors, Hans-Werner Sinn, the President of the IFO Institute for Economic Research in Munich told RT.