wallstreetexaminer.com / by Alan Tonelson, Courtesy of RealityChek • January 22, 2015
As with other policy issues, there are smart and..uh…not-so-smart arguments that can be made against the trade deals being pursued by President Obama. A new NBC News interview of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi makes painfully clear that, during the run-up to […]
boilingfrogspost.com / Christoph Germann / January 19, 2015
Turkey’s Role in Washington’s East Turkestan Project Exposed, Aliyev Turns to Erdogan for Support Amid War of Words with U.S. & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / January 19, 2015
President Obama is now facing a Republican-controlled Congress. So, he is now ready to go on the offensive.
Obama succeeded in getting one big program through Congress: PelosiCare. That was in his first term, when the Democrats controlled all three branches.
You could count Dodd-Frank […]
zerohedge.com/ by Tyler Durden on 01/15/2015 19:15
Like her or hate her, Elizabeth Warren this week unequivocally told Fortune’s Sheila Bair “No,” she would not run for President, reflecting that for a Democratic nominee to win, “they need to speak to America’s families about the economic crisis in this country. It starts with the […]
zerohedge.com / by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity on 01/09/2015 21:40
Since New Year’s is traditionally a time for resolutions, and since the new Congress convened this week, I thought I would suggest some New Year’s resolutions for Congress:
1) Bring the troops home — Congress should take the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/07/2015 22:15
The 114th Congress formally convened yesterday. In what follows, Goldman Sachs presents its views on some of the central questions regarding the political and policy outlook for the coming year. In general, they continue to expect more substantive legislative activity to occur in 2015 than occurred […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By Timothy P. Carney At reason. com / January 6, 2015
Rep. Eric Cantor didn’t just lose his Virginia Republican primary. He was demolished. Dave Brat-a mostly unknown economics professor from a local college-beat the powerful Republican incumbent by 11 percentage points.
Cantor on June 10, 2014, became the first sitting House majority […]
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policestateusa.com / by Site Staff in Politics / January 5, 2015
The 300,000-member Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) is demanding that the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama “act now” to expand the federal hate crimes statute and add police officers as a protected class.
In a recent press release, the […]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 06 JANUARY 2015
‘As a dog returns to its vomit, so the fool repeats their folly.’
And they do it about every seven or eight years, it seems, in the modern economic discipline of bubblenometry.
What hath the Fed wrought, and the crony accomplices to Wall Street in the Administration […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/05/2015 21:28
The brain incubator at Harvard, the place which according to legend, and certainly the US News and World Report’s annual paid college infomercial, is the repository for some of the smartest people in the world, is furious.
The reason – Harvard’s illustrious faculty has learned that they […]
theburningplatform.com / By Jim Quinn / 4th January 2015
“There is no means of avoiding the final collapse of a boom brought about by credit expansion. The alternative is only whether the crisis should come sooner as a result of a voluntary abandonment of further credit expansion, or later as a final and […]
gata.org / By Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times / Wednesday, December 31, 2014
After years of being blocked by Democratic leader Harry Reid, the Senate will finally get a chance next year to vote on legislation to force a broad audit of the Federal Reserve’s decision-making.
Once championed in Congress by former Rep. Ron […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 12/31/2014 18:20
Before we first exposed proof of the conspiracy fact that global Central Banks are indeed trading US equity futures, it was dismissed as tin-foil-hat-wearing, pajama-wearing, basement-living conspiracy theory. So it is, perhaps, quite notable that Congress itself has now admitted that Central Banks are trading futures and […]
teapartyeconomist.com/ via dailycaller.com / December 24, 2014
The Federal Register is where the action is. It lists new federal regulations imposed by the Executive Branch. Each year, 80,000 pages of fine-print regulations are published.
According to federal law, Congress and the public have 15 days to protest. In the good old days, this was […]
zerohedge.com / by Tom Chatham via Project Chesapeake on 12/23/2014 17:45
The events of the past few months seem astounding when taken in all at once. The plan to destroy the U.S. dollar and the American middle class is moving at an ever increasing speed.
At the recent G20 meeting the nations agreed that bank […]
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 […]