On October 31, 2009, the once largest aluminum plant in the world will shut down. With it goes another American industry and more American jobs. The Columbia Falls Aluminum Company in Montana will shut down its aluminum production because it cannot p
“We tried the first World Trade Center bombers in civilian courts. In return we got 9/11 and the murder of nearly 3,000 innocents.”
The Federal Reserve will expand its so-called stress tests of the banking system to ensure they have enough capital during difficult periods, Fed chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday.
And the happy spin the NAR put on this morning's housing numbers was a joke.
The Obama administration claims that it was their passage of massive government spending that saved the United States from another Great Depression. Last week, Larry Summers, Obama's top economic adviser, claimed that because of the stimulus: "W
It definitively has NOT bottomed out.
Stalin could learn a thing or two about propaganda from the present day U.S. Government. Via: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
...both the press and community relations offices develop a "hot list" of analysts who could dependably "carry our water" and provide them with ultra-exclusive access that would compel the networks to "weed out the less reliably friendly analysts" on
Senate Finance ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is raising concerns that a Department of Health and Human Services Web site that urges visitors to send an e-mail to President Barack Obama praising his health care reform plan may violate rules a
On Christmas Eve, 1942, screenwriter Howard Koch was packing for a trip to New York when he received an urgent summons to meet with his bosses, Warner Bros. founders Harry and Jack Warner.
EIF is mobilizing the entire entertainment community around the ground-breaking, multi-year iParticipate campaign, which promotes a new way of thinking about service and seeks to persuade millions more Americans to volunteer regularly. As a centerpie
President Barack Obama is considering all options to create jobs, including another stimulus package, while trying to pull the economy out of a deep recession and deal with a record deficit, White House advisers said Sunday.
The PBS news program Frontline is about to launch an "expose" of the financial crisis and blame it on free markets. The program is titled, The Warning, and is to be first aired on October 20. It will blame the current financial crisis on supposed fre
They are COMPLETE bullshit.
The pitched drama over bonuses for bailed-out executives will be revived on Capitol Hill Wednesday as a government watchdog explains how some executives nearly brought down the financial system — then pocketed millions.
Neon lights, a Nobel Prize The mirror speaks, the reflection lies I sell the things you need to be I’m the smiling face on your t.v. I’m the cult of personality
This headline may come as a bit of a surprise, so too might that fact that the warmest year recorded globally was not in 2008 or 2007, but in 1998.
At least 47 school-age children in Chicago have been killed in homicides, mostly by guns, since the month President Barack Obama took office.
When a few weeks ago we presented the concept of certain banks stealthy encroachment into the media world we were half joking. After all, the FCC would never allow Wall Street entities, even with equity control, to have a say in program line up and c
Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, has apparently hired a cadre of left-wing, Democrat campaign bloggers to troll through the Internet looking for news stories and blog posts that denigrate the Obama agenda.
An intriguing news item this week was the announcement that Citigroup is suing Morgan Stanley for $245 million, alleging non-payment from Morgan Stanley regarding a “credit default swap” (i.e. default insurance) which Citigroup purchased from Morgan
In totalitarian regimes, the propaganda-machine (i.e. the media) is a vital tool in pacifying the population – since the populations of such societies are denied the “release valve” of ridding themselves of an unpopular government through elections.
Micheletti junta shelling out $292,000 for D.C. flack attack The recent decision by the rogue government of Honduras to spend more than a quarter of a million dollars to hire a PR firm to spread its newspeak is marked by a twist of irony that even
You have to love the "moral outrage" expressed in articles like this:
World Bank President Robert Zoellick questioned the wisdom of giving the Federal Reserve more power over banks, as the Obama administration has proposed
With every word he writes, I wonder how big that conscience of a liberal really is.(We'll ignore the fact that this "deflationary spiral" involves six straight months of price increases and regular complaints from Mr. Krugman himself about skyrocketi
Why is it that we're told that economic conditions are "stabilizing" and that business outlook is "improving" when even large institutions still can't pay their bills? There isn't a bit of good news in here folks.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calls its “non-farm payrolls report”. Because the BLS has adopted numerous “techniques” for “adjusting” its numbers (i.e. lying)
The U.S. propaganda-machine now reports on a daily basis that a “U.S. economic recovery” is underway – despite not one piece of evidence to support this “bold assertion” (shameless lie?).