Inhofe: Obama Administration ‘Doesn’t Want All These Pink Slips Going Out 5 Days Before Election’ [Defense Cut]
(CNSNews.com) - President Obama is trying to prevent thousands of layoff notices from going out a few days before the November election, Sen. Jame Inhofe (R-Okla.) said on Tuesday.Obama’s Labor Department on Monday issued “guidance” to the states, telling them that a federal law requiring advance notice of mass layoffs does not apply to the […]
Michael Bennet, D-Colo,at a town hall meeting in Greeley last Saturday, Aug 21 said we had nothing to show for the debt incurred by the stimulus package and other expenditures calling the recession the worst since the Great Depression. […]
Regarding spending during his time in office he said, “We have managed to acquire $13 trillion […]
Expect to hear a lot about how much the Iraq war cost in the days ahead from Democrats worried about voter wrath against their unprecedented spending excesses.
The meme is simple: The economy is in a shambles because of Bush’s economic policies and his war in Iraq. As American Thinker’s Randall Hoven points out, that’s the […]
Sen. Graham Says Jesus Inspired Him to Vote for Kagan (Hypocrite, a Liar or exactly what is this guy??)
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said that Jesus’s Golden Rule inspired him to vote to confirm Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court and suggested it would be a good thing for his Senate colleagues to also ponder Jesus’s words as they prepared to vote on Kagan.
“It is divine in its orientation, and […]
Buying Votes: It appears that Democrats will receive a severe beating in the fall elections. What can save them? How about the administration wiping out large swaths of debt for underwater mortgage holders?
James Pethokoukis, a Reuters columnist who once wrote for IBD, reported Thursday that the White House might have an […]
We told you back in 2009. Now prince Harry is coming out what everybody was saying - Public Option.
Read Harry Reid:”We’re Going To Have a Public Option” at American Spectator
President Barack Obama’s political director failed to disclose that he was slated to receive a nearly $40,000 payout from a large labor union while he was working in the White House.
Patrick Gaspard, who served as the political director for the Service Employees International Union local 1199, received $37,071.46 in “carried over leave and vacation” from […]
Prosecutor: Al Gore was focus of sex crime inquiry in Portland (Portland woman says Al Gore groped her in hotel room)
A Portland massage therapist gave local police a detailed statement last year alleging that former Vice President Al Gore groped her, kissed her and made unwanted sexual advances during a late-night massage session in October 2006 in a suite at the upscale Hotel Lucia.
The woman told investigators that she informed two friends and kept the […]
Soon after Congress returns from the Memorial Day recess, liberal House Democrats and teacher unions will make one last push to pass a $23 billion fund to prevent teacher layoffs.
Democrats are looking to package the fund with war and disaster spending in a supplemental appropriations bill the House will vote on as early as this […]
Federal Government Borrowed approximately $4.9 Billion Each and Every Day Since Obama Became President
Today, the United States Department of the Treasury confirms that the total combined United States national debt has just reached and exceeded a new milestone of $13 trillion:
Date Debt Held by the Public Intragovernmental Holdings Total Public Debt Outstanding
The Obama administration dangled the possibility of a government job for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff last year in hopes he would forgo a challenge to Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, officials said Wednesday, just days after the White House admitted orchestrating a job offer in the Pennsylvania Senate race.
These officials declined to specify the […]
ven the world’s most savvy stock-market giants (e.g., Warren E. Buffett) have warned over the past decade that derivatives are the fiscal equivalent of a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) - potentially lethal. And the consequences of such an explosion would make the recent global financial and economic crisis seem like penny ante. But generously […]
KBR Inc. was selected for a no-bid contract worth as much as $568 million through 2011 for military support services in Iraq, the Army said.
The Army announced its decision yesterday only hours after the Justice Department said it will pursue a lawsuit accusing the Houston-based company of taking kickbacks from two subcontractors on Iraq-related […]
The ads are running at least once per hour on all of the major network, cable, and satellite TV outlets. General Motors claims it has repaid its bailout from the taxpayers in full.
Only one big problem stands in the way of this grand announcement being taken seriously. It is simply not true.
Through a deft sleight […]
The government has accused Goldman Sachs & Co. of defrauding investors by failing to disclose conflicts of interest in mortgage investments it sold as the housing market was faltering. The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a civil complaint Friday that Goldman failed to disclose that one of its clients helped create—and then bet […]
Fed Moves $421.8 Billion Without Warning, Is the Fed Bailing out Greece?
Interest-Rates / Credit Crisis 2010
Apr 14, 2010 - 02:44 PM
By: Dr Jeff Lewis
The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, which documents the inner workings and balance sheets at the nation’s central bank, just released new research and data suggesting that the Federal Reserve lent $421.8 […]
In 2001, just after Greece was admitted to Europe’s monetary union, Goldman helped the government quietly borrow billions, people familiar with the transaction said. That deal, hidden from public view because it was treated as a currency trade rather than a loan, helped Athens to meet Europe’s deficit rules while continuing to spend beyond its […]
The ink is barely dry on Barack Obama’s new budget and the Republican response is already out.The GOP’s argument: Obama just saddled this and future generations with insane amounts of debt as far as they eye can see.
Bear in mind, this is partisan stuff, and many would argue that the argument is overstated, that the […]
The public insurance option would typically charge higher premiums than private plans available in the exchange, according to the Congressional Budget Office analysis of the House bill.
That surprising conclusion raises doubts about Democratic promises that a government-run insurance plan would provide a lower-cost alternative to consumers. At the same time, it calls into question Republican charges […]
LEAKED NETWORK MEMO REVEALS: Obama Controls Your Television Set (Are we turning into a Communist country?)
On September 10th of this year the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) posted a press release informing the world that “from October 19-25, more than 60
network TV shows [will] spotlight the power and personal benefits of service,” and that this “unprecedented block of TV programming is the first wave of a multi-year ‘I Participate’ campaign.”
On its […]