Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens was convicted today of lying on financial disclosure forms to hide tens of thousands of dollars in gifts and renovations to his Alaska home that were financed mostly by a powerful business executive and his oil services compan
Socialism is on the way. First, on the hit list is your 401(k). Congressional Democrats have a plan to eliminate 401(k)s and have this money transferred to a government guaranteed retirement accounts.
Looks like the government of the people by the people and for the people is perished![ED] Philip J. Berg, Esquire, the Attorney who filed suit against Barack H. Obama challenging Senator Obama's lack of "qualifications" to serve as Pres
The White House and its leadership assured them that this breach in principle would be their last: that it was necessary for one last increase in the debt limit to give President Reagan a chance to bring about a balanced budget and to begin to reduce
Buffett writes, "Buy American. I Am." He goes on to say that Americans should not panic and flee equities, but instead, they should buy them. That's right – Warren Buffett wants people to buy equity stakes in American companies.
Above is a sideline video of the incident that provides the best angle, and yes, the ref pretty much becomes another linebacker. He actually follows Garcia laterally, then moves towards Garcia and delivers a hit with his shoulder.
Within just a few weeks of the bailout passing, our government is blacking out the parts of public contracts that explain how much taxpayer cash private contractors are going to be paid. Perhaps this is what Paulson meant when he promised transparenc
Freddie Mac secretly paid a Republican consulting firm $2 million to kill legislation that would have regulated and trimmed the mortgage finance giant and Fannie Mae, 3 years before the government took control to prevent their collapse.
In the last 100 years there have only been two fires similar to that of today. The first inferno was in 1929, centered in New York. The second was in 1989, when Tokyo went up in flames. And in both cases, they not only failed to save the economy, the
Financial workers at Wall Street's top banks are to receive pay deals worth more than $70 billion, a substantial proportion of which is expected to be paid in discretionary bonuses, for their work so far this year - despite plunging the global fi
A Madison Township, Ohio police officer whose record of busting real criminals is unbeaten found himself reprimanded for failing to focus on writing traffic tickets. The Columbus Dispatch reports that Officer Ken Braden only wrote 85 tickets last yea
Instead the Banker Bailout Bill sent a crystal clear message to ALL Americans: F*ck You. Voting is for the hopelessly deluded and clueless. Elected representatives and public servants neither represent, nor do they serve the public in America . No
Karen Finely CEO of Australian owned Redflex says this about your rights, “When you use a public roadway, you give up your right to privacy.” Redflex made $26 million last year and hopes to have revenues of $3 billion in the next decade.
(You read about the International Monetary Fund being hacked and you are reminded of something a friend told you...) July 16, 2003
Collin County District Judge Mark Rusch signed a search warrant that allowed Frisco police to raid the office of defense attorney Keith Gore. According to court papers, Rusch had police bring the evidence to his house.
Pink Slip for Congress
It provides welfare for the mega-rich from the ordinary taxpayer. ...the little people – didn't understand it and were too stupid to applaud forking over hundreds of billions of dollars to their betters in just the manner being prescribed.
Phoenix won’t be expanding its red-light camera photo-enforcement program... A summer pilot speed program, which focused on higher speeds on arterial streets outside of school zones, and right turns on red lights, had mixed results.
The fund urged governments to make direct capital injections into banks, as well as to buy distressed assets, which the Bush administration plans to do in its $700 billion rescue program.
New currency being secretly minted at Denver Mint, to replace US Dollar, Canadian Dollar and Mexican Peso.
The Unfocused wonders, as do several e-mailers. The other videos on the SNL clip page are working fine but as of 9:25 this one’s suddenly unavailable. No dice at Hulu either, which is odd since I posted their embed of the skit yesterday morning.
Texas Congressman Ron Paul has warned that the amended bailout legislation that passed Congress on Friday is not only far worse than the original bill but is also unconstitutional.
Below, we’ve compiled the list of those who changed their votes last week. Collectively, they allowed the bailout bill to pass & become law. We’ve also listed their opponents in the upcoming election, who may gain or lose ground based on the incumben
"We will not Christmas-tree this bill," Sen. Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat promised a few days ago. "The times are too urgent. Everyone has their own desires and needs. It's going to have to wait." So much for that ide
Here's a rundown of key provisions of the financial rescue plan. (blah blah blah
One day after Bush signed the $700 billion rescue package into law, he sought to assure the public the government would be careful in implementing the legislation aimed at easing a credit crisis that has created turbulence in global financial markets
WASHINGTON - They all voted "yes" on the Wall Street bailout - and in an unusual gesture, Long Island's House delegation issued a joint statement Friday explaining their reasons for supporting the unpopular $700-billion package.
Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is hiring as many as 10 asset-management companies to join the lawyers and bankers he is recruiting to kickstart the government's new $700 billion bank-rescue program.
Dear Senator Kyle and Representative Shadegg, I cannot disagree more strongly with your position and your Yes vote on the Bailout Bill. By your actions you continue to insure the economic demise of our once-great country. I have worked hard for thRead Letter
...execs from one of its insurance subsidiaries, AIG American General, gathered for a conference at the uber-swank St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, billed as “California’s only Mobil Travel Guide Five-Star Resort,” where ocean-view rooms start at $565