CIA To Congress: Homegrown Extremists Working For Al-Qaeda Will Strike America Within 3 To 6 Months

The most important news for Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010….

The CIA is telling Congress that “homegrown extremists” working for al-Qaeda will strike America in the next three to six months.

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen told Congress on Tuesday that overturning the ban on gays in the military is the “right thing” to do.

The Virginia State Senate has passed a bill which says that no resident of Virginia shall be required to obtain or maintain a policy of individual health insurance coverage.

According to one new poll, 63 percent of Republicans now believe that Barack Obama is a socialist.

The Obama administration has announced that the government will grow to 2.15 million employees this year.

Unemployment rose in 82 percent of U.S. metro areas in the month of December.

It turns out that instead of $700 billion, it was actually $23.7 trillion that the Federal Reserve gave banks access to during the financial crisis.

Those in charge of the TARP program are warning that it may have created an even bigger financial crisis to come.

Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson is saying that the U.S. economy came “very close” to collapsing into a second Great Depression during his tenure.

Speaking of bailed out companies, AIG will distribute about $100 million in bonuses to its employees on Wednesday.

CBS News is reporting that the housing crisis in America will get uglier in 2010.

It is estimated that by June about 5.1 million American homeowners will own a home valued below 75 percent of what is owed.

As the amount of currency in circulation all over the world has continued to go up, the buying power of that currency has continued to go down.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that Iran’s leaders are “sowing the seeds of their own destruction”.

Syria’s foreign minister is warning Israel that a future war between the two countries would be a “comprehensive” clash that would “come to your cities”.

According to one Iraqi minister, Iraq’s Ministry for Human Rights will file a lawsuit against the United States and the United Kingdom over their use of depleted uranium munitions in Iraq.

On Sunday, Afghanistan’s president said that his nation is sitting on mineral and petroleum reserves worth an estimated one trillion dollars.

U.S. relations with China are taking a big turn for the worse.

In a hearing the other day, U.K. ID card minister Meg Hillier confirmed that once you’re on the National Identity Register, nothing will remove you – not even death.

A new study says that hunger in America has jumped a whopping 46 percent.

One columnist is asking this question: Why Are Americans Passive as Millions Lose Their Homes, Jobs, Families and the American Dream?

DARPA’s new budget calls for “super soldiers” with “edited DNA” and implantable microchips.

According to the U.S. Army’s Future Soldier Initiative, the soldiers of the future might boost their brains with drugs and prosthetics, augment their strength with mechanical exoskeletons, and have artificially intelligent “digital buddies” at their beck and call.

Verichip is now calling itself “PositiveID” – but they are still pursuing their agenda of developing implantable microchips for humans.

Now Time Magazine is even pushing for a draconian Internet licensing plan.

One team of U.S. researchers hopes to have a pill ready in two to three years that will help people live to 100 years of age free from debilitating health problems.

One liberal activist is declaring that granting citizenship to millions of illegal immigrants would be good because it would expand the “progressive” electorate and help ensure a “progressive” governing coalition for the long term.

One new study shows that abstinence education is more effective in reducing sexual activity among youths than other programs.

Lastly, one Christian father in Illinois is facing jail for taking his daughter to church.