zerohedge.com / Via Scotiabank’s Guy Haselmann / 09/30/2014 18:47
For a long time, Fed printing via balance sheet expansion has been the key to understanding markets and the predominant driver that has trumped all other matters. Investors have been able to ignore significant global events, tensions, and economic conditions in faraway places, because a lower [...]
ronpaulinstitute.org / michael scheuer / thursday august 21, 2014
“But when we err with our eyes wide open and involve ourselves in great tribulations through sheer lack of judgment, then everyone agrees we have no one to blame but ourselves. It follows therefore if a people’s failures are due … to their own folly, then [...]
BREAKING: AP Sources: Nonpartisan investigation finds management failure led to http://t.co/36AvJ2kcCB problems.
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 30, 2014
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 07/30/2014 15:42
Two weeks ago the head of the “most transparent administration ever” (perhaps to the NSA?), president Obama, told the common American to “not [...]
infowars.com / by KURT NIMMO / JUNE 20, 2014
Senate Democrats are standing behind Obama and his “limited plan to reengage in Iraq” in a declared effort to prevent the country from falling to ISIS fanatics trained by the U.S. government.
Officials told Politico targeted military strikes against ISIS in Syria are also “on [...]
endoftheamericandream.com / By Michael Snyder / May 21st, 2014
Do you remember when the pundits were talking about how the Tea Party movement was going to transform American politics? Do you remember when establishment Republicans in Congress were scared to death of having Tea Party challengers come after their seats? Well, those days are [...]
washingtonsblog.com / May 6, 2014
Image: Clinton & Obama (YouTube).
Democrats and Republicans Are Both Missing the Big Picture On Benghazi and Libya
Democrats and Republicans have very different views about Benghazi, Libya.
Republicans say the Obama administration is to blame for the death of Ambassador Stevens – and have created a special [...]
freedomoutpost.com / Dr. Robert Owens / May 4, 2014
With what could be a wave election on the horizon in November due to the unpopularity of Obamacare, why is the Republican leadership raising the white flag? With the end result being a perpetual Democrat lock on the White House if amnesty brings [...]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / April 24, 2014
The American people are increasingly waking up to the fact that nothing ever seems to change in Washington D.C. no matter which political party is in power. In fact, as you will see later on in this article, an all-time high 53 percent of all [...]
economicnoise.com / Monty Pelerin / APRIL 18, 2014
H. L. Mencken (1880 -1956) was an astute observer of the American scene.
He despised politicians, although gained amusement from them and the fools who elected them. His voice has never been needed more than today, given the further degeneration of governance and governors. He would not [...]
washingtonsblog.com / by The PROGRESSIVE View – Eric Zuesse / April 3, 2014
On April 2nd, two news reports at OpEdNews were coincidentally documenting both the cause and the effect of the aristocracy’s growing control over the United States Government.
One story, “First-Ever Political Study of Top 1% Has Found Extreme Conservatism, Intense Political Involvement,” [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / April 02, 2014 12:30 PM
In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are people and in 2012 upheld that ruling. Those actions unleashed a flood of corporation and union-sponsored fundraising activities.
Today the Supreme Court Voided Caps on Total Campaign Giving by individuals.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court [...]
lfb.org / JOHN GOODMAN / MAR 7, 2014
Recently, I testified before the House Oversight committee on the “risk corridors” in the (Obamacare) exchanges. Republicans claim that this is a device to bail out the insurance companies. Democrats, in the unusual position of defending the insurance companies, actually claimed that the government [...]
cyniconomics.com / ffwiley / February 22, 2014
For 50 years or so the federal government has deliberately and to an increasing extent misstated probable future budget deficits. Democrats and Republicans are guilty. The White House is guilty. And so is Congress. Private firms that deliberately misrepresent their financial statements in this fashion [...]
market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / February 17, 2-14
This sort of thing makes me throw up.
Washington Republicans on Sunday restated their argument that President Obama has violated the Constitution by using executive orders to alter theAffordable Care Act but acknowledged they likely have no recourse or ability to stop another incident.
thedailybell.com / By Staff Report – February 04, 2014
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Warns Time Is Running Out To Lift Debt Ceiling … Says U.S. will be unable to pay its bills past end of February if Congress doesn’t raise debt ceiling … The Treasury Department will run out of “extraordinary measures” [...]
wnd.com / By Thomas Sowell / Feb 3, 2014
Some supporters of President Obama may be worried about how he and the Democrats are going to fare politically, as the problems of Obamacare continue to escalate and it looks like the Republicans have a chance to win a majority in the Senate.
But Democrats may [...]
dollarvigilante.com / By Wendy McElroy / January 21, 2014
“Two politicians, one of whom is a libertarian, have more in common than two libertarians, one of whom is a politician.”
The civic sacrament known as voting has begun. Ballots for November are being readied now, and government-weary Americans are being asked to believe yet [...]
rollingstone.com / By MATT TAIBBI / December 30, 11:45 AM ET
The holidays are a great time in politics. Every year it’s the same: the minute the last bits of wrapping paper have been cleared away, and Grandpa has passed his last puff of holiday gas, you can always retreat to [...]
ericpetersautos.com / by eric / November 27, 2013
I keep getting forwarded e-mails from “conservative Republicans” moaning about Obamacare. Of course, none challenge the ethical idea behind it – this notion that people have a right to medical care and it is the obligation of others to provide it, at gunpoint if need be [...]