teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North on September 18, 2014
Congress is impotent. The IRS is revealing this as never before. It is saying, loud and clear, that Congress cannot do anything to Lois Lehrner or any other IRS employee. Sorry; no emails. They went bye-bye into cyberspace. There are no digits. There [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/18/2014 15:00
Just minutes after Poroshenko’s fearmongering speech to US Congress (and in the face of a collapsing Ukraine economy), The White House has released its “fact sheet” to explain exactly how committed (aside from the lethal aid demands – which may or may not be happening [...]
washingtonsblog.com / by DavidSwanson / September 17, 2014
ISIS has created a movie preview for the coming war, a war it eagerly wants Washington to take part in. The White House and Congress would like to oblige, as long as the movie can be a short one, on the model of Libya. Here’s the [...]
theburningplatform.com / By Brianna Ehley / The Fiscal Times, September 15, 2014
While the eyes of the world are on Iraq and President Obama’s plans to defeat ISIS, the chief auditor in charge of overseeing the U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan has a warning to policy makers: Don’t forget about the other war-torn country [...]
ronpaulinstitute.org / by Adam Dick / September 12, 2014
President Barack Obama, in his speech Wednesday to make the case for a United States war on ISIS, suggested merely talking with some Congress members is enough to legitimate the war and invoked the Founders as supporters of worldwide US domination. In contrast to [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 11, 2014
In politics, if you don’t like the rules, you ignore them. This philosophy only works if you are big enough and powerful enough to get away with it. I have some recent examples.
Shoot First Ask Questions Later
The Guardian comments Obama’s Legal [...]
ronpaulinstitute.org / Jonathan Turley / September 10, 2014
President Obama is again asserting his right to act unilaterally and without congressional approval in going to war. In what has become a mantra for this Administration, Obama reportedly told members of Congress that he does not need congressional approval to unleash a comprehensive military campaign against [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/10/2014 16:05
It appears that, in a rush to get his strategy out the door, President Obama overlooked his key “do nothing stupid” foreign policy plan.
OBAMA SAID TO SEEK CONGRESS AUTHORITY TO ARM SYRIAN REBELS
So – to be clear – the strategy to [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/09/2014 18:01
The White House says President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he has the authority he needs to take the action against the Islamic State militants that he will outline Wednesday night, according to AP. Following the meeting, the White House said Obama still welcomes action by [...]
teapartyeconomist.com / hosted.ap.org / September 6, 2014
Congress is impotent.
The IRS knows Congress is impotent.
The IRS can safely thumb its nose at Congress in full public view.
Everyone knows the IRS did illegal things when it refused to grant the privilege of tax exemption [...]
sovereignman.com / Simon Blackon / September 5, 2014
September 5, 2014 Santiago, Chile
Say hello to the next financial crisis, brought to you courtesy of the dumbest new bill of the week: H.R. 5148: Access to Affordable Mortgages Act.
Ordinarily whenever an individual wants to borrow money for a [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 04, 2014
On August 28-29, in a national survey of likely voters, Rasmussen asked Five Questions on Immigration Amnesty.
How closely have you followed recent news reports about President Obama and illegal immigration? According to news reports, President Obama is considering granting amnesty to several [...]
ronpaulinstitute.org / by daniel mcadams / September 2, 2014
US bombs have been falling on Iraq for several weeks now, and an attack is also planned against Syria. At the NATO summit in Wales this weekend it was agreed to position thousands of troops on Russia’s border to be prepared for an attack in a [...]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on August 21st, 2014
A new law that has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives “would prohibit the sale, transfer or possession of military-level body armor by civilians”. In other words, private citizens all over the entire nation would be permanently banned from owning body armor [...]
sovereignman.com / Simon Black / August 21, 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
By the late 1920s, Joseph Stalin became the unchallenged leader of the Soviet Union after having eliminated his opposition.
He topped it off in 1929 by serving a decisive blow to anyone [...]
lewrockwell.com / By Patrick J. Buchanan / August 18, 2014
Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down.
But a team of Marines and Special Forces that helicoptered in has reported [...]
ronpaulinstitute.org / by adam dick / August 11, 2014
President Barack Obama is encountering no opposition from the top four Democrat and Republican leaders in the House and Senate as he escalates US military action in Iraq with new bombings.US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has chosen not to comment regarding the matter, just [...]
zerohedge.com /Via Goldman Sachs’ Alec Phillip / 08/12/2014 17:21
Corporate “inversion” transactions already looked like a potential catalyst for tax reform over the medium term, but an uptick in deal activity seems to have increased the probability of near-term policy activity as well. First, although Congress had looked unlikely to address the issue [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/08/2014 15:42
On the bright side, Marilyn Tavenner – appointed by President Obama to take over CMS within the Department of Health and human Services in 2013 – did not suffer a hard-drive crash. However, as MSNBC reports, she may be unable to cooperate with House Oversight and Government [...]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / August 1st, 2014
Despite concerns around the globe that the Ebola virus may continue to spread and mutate into something even more deadly, the director of the CDC attempted to assuage fears about the possibility of an outbreak on U.S. soil.
“It is not a [...]