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 [...]
thedailysheeple.com / Lily Dane , July 31st, 2014
Sheila “Turn in Your Guns” Jackson Lee is a gaffe queen (who, incidentally, demands to be treated like a real queen by staffers).
Admittedly, some of Jackson Lee’s, er, more “zany” antics, have been harmless and quite amusing, like when she demanded [...]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North on July 31, 2014
Back in 1969, Vic Lockman published a cartoon booklet exposing the Federal Reserve System. Lockman was a cartoonist for Disney. He did not do the final cartoons. He wrote the story lines and provided accompanying cartoons. Then the in-house Disney cartoonists re-drew them.
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 07/30/2014 08:06 -0400
After Eric Cantor’s shocking defeat at the hands of an unknown Tea Party member several months ago, US immigration reform was said to be all but dead, a condition which has been substantially exacerbated by recent tensions over the influx of Central American children crossing the [...]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / July 29th, 2014
Did you know that 77 million Americans have unpaid debts that are “in collections” and that Congress is actually thinking about letting post offices offer payday loans? We live in a country where almost everyone is drowning in debt and where most people are either flat [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 07/28/2014 16:55
“Do as we say, not as we do,” appears the modus operandi of the current administration’s increasingly totalitarian regime. Today’s edition of ‘wait, what?’ comes from The WSJ who report that The U.S. House of Representatives told a federal court Friday it should dismiss [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 07/28/2014 18:15
As the topic of “unpatriotic” ‘tax inversions’ becomes a political issue, we thought it interesting to examinehow big an economic issue it really is. How much income tax do U.S. companies actually pay every year to the Federal government? As ConvergEx’s Nick Colas notes, the [...]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / July 24, 2014
The Obama Administration’s Orwellian government employee snitch network, dubbed the “Insider Threat Program,” first made headlines about a year ago. I found it to be so disturbingly significant I wrote a post about it titled: The 3 Key Takeaways from the Ridiculous “Insider Threat Program.” [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 07/22/2014 09:29
As reported yesterday, at 9:30 am this morning the permanent subcommittee on investigations will hold a hearing in which it will expose the latest tax-evasion loophole used by select high-frequency trading hedge funds which has the technical name “basket options“, but which, thanks to Carl [...]
thedailysheeple.com / Truthstream Media / July 20, 2014
Meet Your Crony Congress: Like countless other politicians, an examination of their connections suggest Rep. Rosa DeLauro & her globalist consultant hubby serve corporate America, not the people.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro — one of Capitol Hill’s wealthiest reps and seemingly always in [...]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 14 JULY 2014
US equities rallied today for no particular reason, except perhaps that nothing ‘bad’ had happened over the holiday weekend.Bubbles will give her Humphrey-Hawkins testimony tomorrow to the Congress.
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / July 9th, 2014
Amid all the talk of recovery by politicians, economic officials and big business leaders, the fundamental numbers behind all the propaganda tell a starkly different story.
Home sales have dropped to record lows, more people are out of the workforce than anytime in the last 50 years, [...]
gata.org / By CHRIS POWELL / July 8, 2014
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
At least six measures of monetary reform have been proposed to Congress, The New York Sun reports in an editorial today, including a bill requiring the Federal Reserve to propose rules for its operation and submit [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / July 8, 2014
Underage Immigrants Flood US From Central America
Over 52,000 illegal immigrant kids and 39,000 families have been apprehended this year alone, flooding into the US primarily from Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Obama Requests $3.7 Billion to Strengthen Borders
On Tuesday, president [...]