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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced on Thursday afternoon that the central bank is prepared to implement “tools” for economic stimulus this month. Possibly waiting for the President Barack Obama’s economy speech later that evening, the Chairman was vague about measures that may be taken.
Center stage at the latest GOP Presidential Debate were Texas Governor Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, and playing the “Devil’s Advocate” (as put by MSNBC’s Brian Williams) was Ron Paul.
Without legislative action, the U.S. Postal Service will most likely default by the end of September. The agency lacks the funding to meet a Congressionally mandated $5.5 billion payment to pre-fund Postal Service retiree health benefits.
Representative Ron Paul of Texas made some suggestions for President Barack Obama as he plans his speech set for this evening. Paul believes the Federal government must change the following before it will be able to make real steps in the direction of economic recovery: regulation, taxation, monetary policy and foreign policy.
A report created by the U.K.-based Oxford Research Group (ORG) sums up the consequences of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq over the past decade as “a war gone badly wrong.”
After a Labor Day weekend that saw at least 57 people shot in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg — the founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns — was calling on the Federal government “to step up” and pass tough gun laws.
None. Goose egg. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Zero. That’s the total number of jobs added to the American economy during the month of August. During his Presidency, Barack Obama has certainly taught me to lower expectations. Well, congratulations, Mr. President, here’s a new low!
President Barack Obama is expected to propose a new injection of stimulus into the economy, something that may cost more than $300 billion. Obama will address Congress tonight concerning the state of the economy, specifically potential ways to create jobs.
On Aug. 24, Federal agents conducted a Gestapo-style raid in Tennessee (complete with automatic weapons and bulletproof vests) on Gibson Guitar’s manufacturing facilities in Nashville and Memphis. Why? The Federal government executed search warrants to seize wood that it alleges was imported illegally.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has nearly depleted the resources of its Disaster Relief Fund, and Congress is currently in a battle over how its coffers should be refilled, The Washington Post reports.