New Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen climbed into her predecessor’s helicopter and announced Tuesday she would continue Ben Bernanke’s money drop.
How do you take on “Tea Party billionaires” (aka the Koch brothers) who think “attack ads can cover the truth?” You buy a vulnerable Democratic incumbent an ad that covers the truth right back.
The debt ceiling debate is upon us again. And once again you are being fed a line of crap. Barack Obama is full of crap. The media are full of crap. Congress is full of crap. John Boehner and the establishment GOP are full of crap. And the debt ceiling itself is one big load of crap. It’s all a big lie.
Peter Pundit, who has appeared on more than 1,000 television news shows, sits in front of a mirror and combs his hair. He applies a bit of powder to his cheeks. His specialty is war. When troops invade and bombs drop, he’s busy making trenchant comments on the news. These days, things are rather quiet.
In testimony before the Senate, Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Elmendorf told lawmakers that the “large and growing Federal debt” could very likely bring about financial hardship in the coming years.
This article, written by Julia Angwin, was originally published by ProPublica on Feb. 11. The East German secret police, known as the Stasi, were an infamously intrusive secret police force. They amassed dossiers on about one quarter of the population of the country during the Communist regime. But their spycraft, while incredibly invasive, was also […]
The Senate Budget Committee’s financial prognostications on how Obamacare will affect the economy at least have been more realistic than those of President Barack Obama and his dwindling coterie of partisan supporters. And the committee says Obamacare is on track to sink wages.
Cash money now in a “safety” deposit box or anywhere is presumed to be illegal. This is the excuse to seize it, saying it is your burden to prove that you paid taxes on it, that it is not illegal proceeds from drugs or that it is not laundered money.
The bison experience shows us that not only are governments often responsible for putting many species in danger in the first place, but that their efforts at species preservation cannot match the success of private ownership.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that all States should extend voting rights to felons, ending restrictions he believes are nothing but vestiges of Reconstruction-era racial discrimination against black Americans.