zerohedge.com / by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity on 12/15/2014 22:50
The political class breathed a sigh of relief Saturday when the US Senate averted a government shutdown by passing the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. This year’s omnibus resembles omnibuses of Christmas past in that it was drafted […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Dec 12, 201
Decency, security, and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen. In a government of laws, existence of the government will be imperiled if it fails to observe the law scrupulously. Our government is […]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 11 DECEMBER 2014
Congress is crafting a bipartisan deal to allow retiree benefits to be cut.
“A measure that would for the first time allow the benefits of current retirees to be severely cut is set to be attached to a massive spending bill, part of an effort to save some of […]
msn.com / By Michael A. Fletcher/ December 10, 2014
© AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File This May 8, 2014 file photo shows Rep. George Miller, D-Calif. speaking during the House Committee on Education and Workforce on Capitol Hill in Washington.
A bipartisan group of congressional leaders reached a deal Tuesday evening that would for […]
bloomberg.com / By David Tweed / Dec 9, 2014
China is preparing to arm its stealthiest submarines with nuclear missiles that could reach the U.S., cloaking its arsenal with the invisibility needed to retaliate in the event of an enemy strike.
Fifty years after China carried out its first nuclear test, patrols by the […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / December 8, 2014
Office of Financial Research slams Leveraged Loans
In its 2014 Annual Report to Congress, the Office of Financial Research, which is under the US Treasury and serves the Financial Stability Oversight Council, analyzed for our Representatives the “potential threats” to the US financial house of […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Dec 5, 2014
Wall Street has for some time attempted to put taxpayers on the hook for its derivatives trades. I highlighted this a year ago in the post: Citigroup Written Legislation Moves Through the House of Representatives. Here’s an excerpt:
Five years after the Wall Street coup of 2008, […]
thedailysheeple.com / Melissa Melton / December 2nd, 2014
Check out what these bought-and-paid-for members of Congress are doing on the House floor (instead of their jobs):
NY Daily Post ran this picture earlier today with the tagline: “Reps. Jeffries (D-NY), Lee (D-Tex.), Green (D-Tex.) and Clarke (D-NY) referenced the gesture that has come to […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / December 1, 2014
Today, Congress is going to pass quietly behind the scenes changes to the BANKRUPTCY LAWS illustrating the growing fear that we are going to see a sharp economic decline ahead. The proposed new law would eliminate protections for certain financial contracts that made big bank bankruptcies […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / November 20th, 2014
As President Obama’s executive order providing de facto amnesty to millions by shielding them from deportation becomes official news, heated and angry responses are flaring up into all out fighting words.
And that’s just from his political opposition in the media and halls of Congress:
thedailysheeple.com / Melissa Melton / November 17th, 2014
Congress, for those of you who haven’t heard, pretty much sucks.
This meme is currently making it’s way around the Internet:
Again. Congress sucks. They have a toilet-flushworthy approval rating. Yeah. That’s an adjective I just made up to be able to fully illustrate the fact […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / November 13th, 2014
President Obama is reportedly about a week away from using his “pen and phone” to sign more executive orders, this time to make good on his longstanding threat – or promise (as you might see it) – to provide amnesty for illegal aliens who’ve been living […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/13/2014 17:16
Having exposed the disgraceful reality of ObamaCare’s passage into law (and then apologized for being caught saying that “stupidity of the American voter” helped Congress approve the bill); a 3rd and 4th clip of the healthcare law’s architect Jonathan Gruber (who Nancy Pelosi says she has […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/13/2014 13:52
Despite President Obama’s “promise” that there would be no combat troop boots-on-the-ground in the fight against ISIS in Iraq (and his doubling of ‘military advisor’ troop levels last week), The Guardian reports that General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, indicated to […]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on November 12th, 2014
Barack Obama is secretly negotiating the largest international trade agreement in history, and the mainstream media in the United States is almost completely ignoring it. If this treaty is adopted, it will be the most important step toward a one world economic system that we have […]
acting-man.com / Claudio Grass / November 11, 2014
Global Gold Talks to Dr. Ron Paul
Last month, Global Gold’s Claudio Grass met with Dr. Ron Paul in Lake Jackson, Texas at the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. Here we show you how their discussion unfolded.
(Photo via Claudio Grass)
zerohedge.com / by Ben Tanosborn / 11/06/2014 19:20
Mid-term elections are over, and the anticipated trouncing of Democrats in Congress took place without a hitch, even if the media selfishly played the uncertainty card. The sad reality: the United States is a nation divided alongside economic lines of haves and have-nots, and not ideology… […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/05/2014 20:16
It would appear the blood-red pen of veto will be running dry by the time the President’s term is up based on Mitch McConnell and John Boehner’s WSJ op-ed explaining “now we can get Congress going.” As they begin, “Americans have entrusted Republicans with control of […]
gata.org / By Matthew Boesler and Michael McKee, Bloomberg News / November 5, 2014
NEW YORK — Senate Republicans should resist the temptation to erode Federal Reserve independence after victory in mid-term elections, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said.
“Think about this: Here’s a Congress that can’t even get its own budget together. Do you […]