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In light of controversy surrounding White House involvement with failed energy company Solyndra and wireless start-up LightSquared, Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said on Tuesday that his committee plans to investigate government loan programs to private corporations.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean swam against the current of his party and backed a McKinsey & Co. survey that said Obamacare will cause a third of private businesses to drop their employee health coverage.
Proposed changes to methods by which doctors retrieve donated organs from recently deceased patients have sparked concerns that the ill will have less chance of survival if doctors are eager to harvest their body parts.
Early in 2009, I started writing about the possibility of the HillBillies, the world’s first and only two-for-the-price-of-one political combo, challenging Barack Obama once it became obvious to a majority of the anesthetized public that the would-be emperor had no clothes.
The job proposal that was put forth by President Barack Obama has been met with firm opposition from GOP leaders, as the “Buffet Rule” that was outlined in the plan was denounced by Republicans as faulty economics.
General William Shelton, the head of the Air Force Space Command, told members of the House in a classified meeting that he was pressured to change Congressional testimony.
On the scale of Presidential scandals, I would hardly rank the unfolding “Solyndra-Gate” at the top of the list. I’m not even sure it holds the top spot on President Barack Obama’s own personal disgrace chart. But the Solyndra bankruptcy did manage to flush a half-billion taxpayer dollars down the drain, so it certainly merits examination.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has made a firm stance against any type of tax increases in response to President Barack Obama’s job stimulus plan.
About 1,000 people gathered on Wall Street Saturday afternoon to protest bank bailouts and corporate favoritism. The protest was originally organized by Adbusters magazine as a call to end political favoritism for bankers and corporations; it was referred to by organizers as a “Tahrir Square moment for America.”