In announcing revised rules to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP), President Barack Obama bought himself a campaign ploy attractive to millions of homeowners struggling to keep their homes and a payoff to his bankster buddies who are now encouraged to make more “risky” loans that bear no risk at all.
The government hates it when people, especially government employees, point out its wrongdoing. It has often demonstrated its displeasure by firing whistleblowers and sometimes even charging them with criminal activity. But now there’s a new sheriff in town, and it seems she’s really interested in protecting whistleblowers.
Current GOP flavor-of-the-month Herman Cain has tried to cast himself as an outsider, despite his ties to the Federal Reserve — and attempts to protect it from an audit by calling those who want one “stupid” — and his recent statement that Alan Greenspan was his idea of a good Fed chairman. But outsider he ain’t.
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What is it about the Republican beauty contestants that they can’t tell the truth during debates? We told you after the Florida GOP debate about Texas Governor Rick Perry’s despicable lie. Now, it’s Herman Cain’s turn. In response to a question from Congressman Ron Paul at the New Hampshire Debate about Cain’s past comments that there was no need for an audit of the Federal Reserve, Cain flat out lied when he answered.
Look up insanity in the dictionary and a photo of California and that State’s Governor, Jerry Brown, are probably next to the word. If not, they should be, for there is no other explanation for two recently passed laws in that State.
A Wisconsin judge has ruled that people in that State have no “fundamental right” to consume any food, own or use dairy cows or consume the milk their cows produce, without government permission. Wisconsin is one of the most restrictive States in the nation where the consumption of raw milk is concerned.
There is no better example of the folly of United States foreign policy of the last 10 years than what is currently going on in Pakistan and Libya. The terrorist organization du jour, the Haqqani network, is an arm of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency, according to Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Republican apparatchik and mainstream media have lost control of the nomination process, and they’re scrambling to get it back. Bilderberg-selected candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Perry are fading. Herman Cain is surging.
Commentators called it one of the most poignant moments in the Sept. 22 GOP debate, second only to Herman Cain’s story of his battle with cancer. It was when Texas Governor Rick Perry, hero to much of the apparently deluded Tea Party movement, told how he was lobbied to mandate young girls be forced to take the Gardasil vaccine not by Merck, but by a woman dying of cervical cancer.