endoftheamericandream.com / By Michael Snyder on February 24th, 2015
Janet Yellen is very alarmed that some members of Congress want to conduct a comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve for the first time since it was created. If the Fed is doing everything correctly, why should Yellen be alarmed? What does she have to hide? […]
kingworldnews.com / February 23, 2015
Today one of the greats in the business spoke with King World News about what is going to create a hyperinflationary spiral and a massive panic out of the U.S. dollar. He also discussed how this will impact key markets.
James Turk: “Tomorrow Fed Chair Janet Yellen will be […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by Ron Paul • February 17, 2015
Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world for the next three years. This is a blank check for the president to start as many new wars as he […]
zerohedge.com / by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity on 02/16/2015 19:25
Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world for the next three years. This is a blank check for the president to […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 13, 2015
On Wednesday, president Obama Asked Congress to Back War on Isis.
Six months after US planes began bombing Jihadi militants in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama is taking a political gamble by asking Congress to approve the military operation.
The White House on Wednesday […]
thedailysheeple.com / by Kenneth Schortgen Jr., via Secrets of the Fed / February 13th, 2015
Like the War on Terror which has been used to spawn the Patriot Act and NDAA to gave carte blanche powers to un-elected officials and bureaucratic agencies, so too has the War on Drugs changed the way the government […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by Justin Raimondo • February 13, 2015
Like everything this administration does, President Obama’s proposed draft for the authorization of military force (AUMF) is a purely political document, starting with its conception. After all, US forces are already in Iraq – 3,000 of them – “advising” Iraqi and Kurdish troops. Now, suddenly, the […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Feb 12, 2015
President Obama is going before Congress to request authorization for the limited use of military force in a battle of up to three years against the Islamic State. On the surface, this looks like a welcome recognition of Congress’s ultimate authority in matters […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / February 11th, 2015
Up until now, on the record at least, all aid military and otherwise that the US has sent to Ukraine has been more in the vein of non-aggression.
Lethal aid is a line that has not been crossed yet, and for good reason. By all accounts, […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by David Stockman • February 10, 2015
The reason to be fearful about the economic and financial future is that we are in the thrall of a mainstream consensus that is downright meretricious. In attacking Rand Paul’s audit legislation, for instance, one of the time-servers on the Fed Board of Governors, Jerome […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by Justin Raimondo • February 4, 2015
The fake debate over the misnamed “defense” budget underscores everything that’s wrong with our foreign policy, our political system, and the crooks who rule the roost in Washington.
This Washington Post piece on the politics surrounding the issue tells us everything we need to know about […]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on February 2nd, 2015
When it comes to taking a chainsaw to the future of America, nobody seems more eager than Barack Obama. Despite the fact that the U.S. national debt is on pace to approximately double during his eight years in the White House, he has just proposed a […]
gata.org / Sam Fleming and Barney Jopson, Financial Times, London / February 2, 2015
The US Federal Reserve is coming under the most political pressure it has faced since the financial crisis, as Republicans who say it lacks transparency attempt to subject its monetary policy deliberations to external audit.
Republicans who took control of […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B. Sanders, Courtesy of Confounded Interest • February 2, 2015
President Obama announced his $4 trillion Federal budget today. He is sounding like Matthew Lesko (who hangs around in George Mason University’s library).
Here is The White House’s statement on the Lesko-like budget.
In short, raise taxes on “the rich” and […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Jan 30, 2015
According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, around 10 percent of family doctors already offer shared medical appointments, sessions that bring together a dozen or more patients with similar medical conditions to meet with a doctor for 90 minutes. With pressure from the government and insurers […]
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 […]