These investment advisors take their best shot at explaining how Paulson and Bernanke destroyed Wall Street for the banking industry. [Adobe .pdf file -- long, but worth it.]
Member after member went to the well of the chamber to voice discomfort and displeasure with many aspects of the bailout legislation. But they also said said they would vote for it anyway. And nearly 30 who voted against it changed their minds.
the Kremlin today states that the US Secretary of the Treasury has informed the China Development Bank that the US has shipped $800 Billion of a new currency called the Amero (I can find no story cooberation)
Ron Paul interviewed on CNN about the bailout. September 30, 2008
Behind the scenes on the floor of the house after the failed vote on the $700 billion. What was said and done. (From our man on the scene... Ron Paul :)
WASHINGTON -- Congress will take another run tonight at moving forward on a $700-billion rescue plan for the nation's ailing credit markets, as lawmakers agreed to increase the federal insurance on bank deposits and opponents unleashed a new roun
Despite opinion polls showing that the public was warming to the idea of a rescue plan – and efforts by congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle to round up support – the measure failed (do you feel like you are being set up?)
H R 3997 Vote description: To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Provide Earnings Assistance and Tax Relief to Members of the Uniformed Services, Volunteer Firefighters, and Peace Corps Volunteers, and for Other Purposes (What?)
(Click on the small colored boxes to see how your individual congressman voted - Arizona congressmen are holding out for a much larger severance package)
Washington's complicity in the crime of the century.
“My message to the American people don’t let Congress seal this deal. High financial crimes have been committed. My friends there are domestic enemies of the Republic.”
Officials now propose buying what they term troubled assets, without specifying the type, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg News and confirmed by a congressional aide.
Most of USC Title 50, the encodation of War and Emergency Powers, is also based on the authority of the government as authorized by the Act of 1917, section 5b, as amended, March, 1933. (We are very very very Screwed)
Flash video explains chart showing the Fed taking liquidity OUT of the market, right when they're begging Congress to authorize generating $700b more. Is Bernanke trying to precipitate more bank failures to upgrade the fear factor?
On November 22, 1910 a malevolent Creature was conceived in the darkness. Ninety-eight years after its illegitimate conception, we will gather at the gates of its lair to signal the beginning of its end.
Congressional officials said members of both parties remained willing to move ahead despite reservations from the rank-and-file about exposing taxpayers to staggering costs that have yet to be disclosed.
(What???... you didn't think that this wasn't already planned for did 'ya?)
"It's a modernized version of the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), which was used after the S&L crisis," said the aide, declining to be further identified. (how much you want to bet that the average American doesn't get into the
Sen. Ted Stevens won't be able to argue that evidence in the federal corruption case against him violates the constitutional separations that keep members of Congress from being prosecuted for their legislative actions.
Sept. 16 (Bloomberg) -- American International Group Inc., the biggest U.S. insurer by assets, may get an $85 billion bridge loan from the Federal Reserve (WTF? The Federal Reserve is proping up Insurance Companies now?)
Government officials in charge of collecting billions of dollars worth of royalties from oil and gas companies accepted lavish gifts, steered contracts to favored firms and engaged in illicit sex with employees of the energy companies, federal invest
WASHINGTON, Sept 8 - The Bush administration is planning to sell the United Arab Emirates an advanced U.S. missile defense system valued at up to $7 billion that could be used to defend against Iran. (of course,... Halliburton's HQ is there now)
Representative Charles B. Rangel paid no interest for more than a decade on a mortgage extended to him to buy a villa at a beachfront resort in the Dominican Republic, according to Mr. Rangel’s lawyer and records from the resort.
Doing the same thing over again and again while expecting different results is one definition of insanity. Obviously, our government hasn't figured that out yet. [The article I wish I wrote.]
Democracy Now! tries to cover one of the first of over 1,200 parties during the Democratic National Convention–this one thrown by AT&T to support Democrats who voted to grant the company immunity for illegal wiretapping of Americans.
Money-laundering charges against former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay and two indicted co-conspirators may be dismissed because the 2002 campaign finance case involved checks and not cash, a lawyer for DeLay said.
The tools to take back your freedom are simple and easy to use. Those now dead who capitalized our nation used them every day. Take back your freedom but taking up those same tools.
A federal judge has turned down Sen. Ted Stevens' request to move his corruption trial to Alaska, tying the 84-year-old Alaska Republican to a Washington courtroom at the height of his re-election campaign 3,500 miles away.