Aftermath Of The Haiti Earthquake: Piles Of Bodies Are In The Streets And The Stench Of Death And Destruction Is Being Described As Overwhelming

Haiti Earthquake Dead Piles Of BodiesThe most important news for Friday, January 15th, 2010…..

Eyewitnesses say that the stench of death and destruction in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake is overwhelming.

According to reports, yesterday gangs armed with machetes were spotted looting several of Port-au-Prince’s most important shopping areas.

Haiti earthquake survivors have been blockading the roads with piles of dead bodies to protest the lack of aid coming in.

In some good news, donations for victims of the Haiti earthquake are on track to break records.

Actor Danny Glover is blaming the earthquake in Haiti on global warming.

This earthquake is bringing new attention to the long and troubled history of Haiti.

Some analysts are now asking whether California could be the next area hit by a killer earthquake.

Scientists in the U.S. believe there is a 99.7 percent chance of a 6.7 or larger earthquake in California at some point in the next 30 years.

According to one new report, Barack Obama is planning to issue a letter in the next few weeks that will guarantee U.S. support for a plan to give much of the West Bank and eastern sections of Jerusalem to the Palestinians within two years.

An energy miracle?  A company in Georgia has developed a groundbreaking process that rapidly converts virtually anything that grows out of the Earth into all sorts of hydrocarbon fuel.

Goldman Sachs is officially admitting to “improper behavior” during the housing crash – but they aren’t about to give all that money back.

The World Economic Forum is warning that there is a “significant chance” of a second financial crisis.

Economists are now warning that Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain are all on the verge of defaulting on their debts and that such a development could seriously damage the Euro currency.

Legendary investor Jim Rogers is warning that the financial crisis is likely to lead to food shortages over the next few years.

Pat Buchanan is asking this question: Is America’s financial collapse inevitable?

According to RealtyTrac, the number of households that received a foreclosure filing rose 21 percent last year compared with 2008.

Now that the Federal Reserve is buying up almost all new U.S. Treasury bonds, is that basically the equivalent of printing money to pay our bills?

It turns out that half a million dollars in economic stimulus money went to a key figure in the Climategate controversy.

U.S. Under Secretary of State William Burns says that the U.S. and Russia are on the verge of a new treaty on nuclear weapons.

Under a new tax plan unveiled by Barack Obama, the 50 biggest banks and financial institutions in the United States, including as many as 15 foreign-owned companies, will face a new levy on their assets for at least ten years.

Florida’s agriculture commission says that 30 percent of Florida’s crops may have been lost in the recent cold snap.

It turns out that the new TSA full body scanners going into airports across the U.S. will be able to retain and even transmit nude images of travelers.

Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has advocated a policy under which the U.S. government would presume that someone has consented to having his or her organs removed for transplantation into someone else when they die unless that person has explicitly indicated that his or her organs should not be taken.

Escalating cyber attacks on Google and other companies by hackers in China are seriously alarming government officials who warn that the U.S. may be powerless to stop the online industrial espionage.

Will 2010 be a very difficult year for relations between the United States and China?

Debt-laden Dubai said on Friday that it has offered to host the headquarters of the United Nations should the global organization ever want to leave New York.

U.S. and U.N. officials are hopeful that they can turn the Copenhagen agreement into a binding treaty.

Pills that relay data about a patient back to doctors after they have been swallowed?  Yes, they are actually being developed.

A spike in deaths in Romania involving the new H1N1 mutations is raising concerns that a real pandemic might break out.

Are animals that are fed genetically modified food as healthy as animals that are not?

One new study says that the current recommended intake for vitamin D during winter months needs to be increased by at least a multiple of 5.

According to one report, New York Senator Charles Schumer has called Massachusetts Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown a “far-right tea-bagger”.

Scott Ritter, the former top United Nations weapons inspector, has been caught in a sex sting.

Bishops in the U.K. are warning that the new “Equality Bill” being considered will force religion behind closed doors while defending the beliefs of minority groups such as homosexuals.

One woman recently prevented the robbery of her store by binding up the robber with the name of Jesus.

Lastly, the famous “Doomsday Clock” was recently set back one minute.  Did they make the right call?