Chip Wood Archive
Chip Wood is the geopolitical editor of PersonalLiberty.com. He is the founder of Soundview Publications, in Atlanta, where he was also the host of an award-winning radio talk show for many years. He was the publisher of several bestselling books, including Crisis Investing by Doug Casey, None Dare Call It Conspiracy by Gary Allen and Larry Abraham and The War on Gold by Anthony Sutton. Chip is well known on the investment conference circuit where he has served as Master of Ceremonies for FreedomFest, The New Orleans Investment Conference, Sovereign Society, and The Atlanta Investment Conference. Email this author.
You’ve got to hand it to Dorothy Dugger. The lady is an absolute genius when it comes to squeezing every possible penny from her former employer, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in San Francisco, and from the taxpayers who ultimately foot the bill.
Tick, tick, tick. That’s the sound of the clock ticking down to when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the monstrosity known as Obamacare, will go into effect. If you think there are good reasons to detest this legislation now, just wait until you actually have to begin obeying it.
While running for State office in Florida in 2010, Marco Rubio, the son of immigrants from Cuba, said he was unalterably opposed to amnesty for the millions of people who were in this country illegally. Now that he’s a U.S. Senator, it looks like he’s changed his mind.
What a difference a month can make. Last month, a majority of Americans said they liked the job President Barack Obama was doing leading this country. Today that’s no longer true, according to the latest CNN/ORC International poll.
Jay Leno knows what his audience likes to hear. In his opening monologue last week, the “Tonight Show” host had a wonderful suggestion on how we should deal with the Internal Revenue Service: “President Obama says he’s renewing his efforts to close Guantanamo Bay. Guantanamo Bay? How about closing the IRS? Why don’t we do that?”
A majority in the U.S. Senate has told President Barack Obama not to do it. There’s no doubt that an overwhelming majority of Americans would oppose it — if the media ever told them about it. Nonetheless, this past Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that Obama will sign a controversial gun-control treaty promulgated by the United Nations.
Did the Attorney General of the United States commit perjury when he appeared before the House Judiciary Committee two weeks ago? It sure looks like it. Right now, Eric Holder is scrambling to protect himself. Nice try, Holder, but it won’t work.
Two days ago, Lois Lerner, the director of the Internal Revenue Service’s Exempt Organizations division, pleaded the 5th.So far, both Congressmen and reporters trying to find out who knew what and when they knew it are having a mighty hard time getting anyone to tell “the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth” about this spreading scandal.
So the first head has rolled in the scandal that has engulfed the Internal Revenue Service. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama ordered Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller to get the ax. After intimidating honest taxpayers for decades, the IRS is finally on the receiving end of some nasty publicity.
Will we ever get all of the truth about the false explanations and misdirection from the Administration of President Barack Obama after the terrorist assaults on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11? Probably not. But we’ve gotten a lot closer in the past few days.