The Federal government has decided to shut down a surveillance system that protects the southern border and coastline against low-flying aircraft and missiles and assists U.S. Customs and Border Protection in interdicting illegal border crossings and smuggling.
The Dow is nearing its record closing high of 14,164.53 set on Oct. 9, 2007. The recovery of President Barack Obama is well on its way. Or maybe not. In truth, we are now in the midst of the worst recovery ever.
Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced her bill to ban weapons with scary-looking features and high-capacity magazines and create a national registry system yesterday. The bill was introduced with sound and fury by a person who has stated it’s her goal to confiscate every firearm in America.
During inauguration festivities on Monday, President Barack Obama proclaimed that a decade of war is now ending. Meanwhile, Reuters reported the United States has begun transporting French soldiers and equipment to Mali as part of its logistical aid to French forces fighting Islamists in the northern part of the country.
More Americans are becoming wise to the debasement of the U.S. dollar and destruction of the economy by the ongoing quantitative easing to infinity money printing and massive deficit spending, as evidenced by the surge in the sale of physical gold and silver by the U.S. Mint in recent weeks.
The Administration of President Barack Obama is once again considering switching from a per-gallon gasoline tax to a pay-per-mile plan in order to increase the amount of money going into the Federal Highway Trust Fund.
On his regular nightly show on CNN, Piers Morgan loves to cite the figure that there were only 35 “gun mudahs” in Great Britain in 2011. He’s wrong. He loves to say there were more than 11,000 “gun mudahs” in the United States in 2011. Wrong again.
Occasionally, the truth comes out of Washington for all to see. But even when it does, many people still miss it. It did with the announcement that there are discussions about having the U.S. Treasury mint a $1 trillion platinum coin to deposit at the Federal Reserve to get around the national debt ceiling.
All around, it seems there is an awakening, particularly among those of the masses who call themselves “Republicans.” The fiscal cliff deal may prove to be the first true wake-up call for the masses.
The investigation into the events leading up to and during the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has been pushed off the front pages of the American consciousness by a series of unfortunate events. But Benghazi needs to stay front and center.