Left-leaning interest groups critical to get-out-the-vote efforts aren’t of the same mind on Keystone XL, and President Barack Obama could not afford to offend environmentalists opposed to anything that encourages the use of fossil fuels. So Obama has decided that Keystone XL must go away until after his re-election campaign climaxes.
In a column for lewrockwell.com, Karen Kwiatkowski writes that she believes the GOP hierarchy is secretly hoping that President Barack Obama wins a second term. Such an outcome would “rally the party troopers and inspire order” lost by the growing Tea Party movement. It’s a theory that would explain many things.
In 1996, famed jurist and Supreme Court nominee Robert H. Bork wrote a book titled Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline. If we haven’t actually reached Gomorrah in the 15 years since Bork published his book, we’re certainly headed there at a full sprint.
Herman Cain is the leading vote-getter in our Personal Liberty Digest™ Republican Primary poll (which originally introduced many of you to our site) over the past 30 days. This result seems to mirror Cain’s meteoric rise in national polls following the GOP debate in Florida in late September.
As part of the “See Something, Say Something” campaign and a new National Terrorism Advisory System, DHS is looking at ways to better monitor social networks and “training hundreds of thousands of law enforcement officers across the country in filling out suspicious activity reports” on social network postings.
Private owners of Greek bonds saw their investments halved yesterday. Devaluing the currency is the modus operandi of the elites as they reach into their bag of tricks to stave off collapse. It will be coming to America soon. They have no choice.
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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