President Barack Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency and empowered his health secretary to suspend federal requirements and speed treatment for thousands of infected people.
Pretty funny because I thought obama wasn't going to allow all those lobbyists in the first place so duh SEIU. Do you think they will ever figure it out?
Drugmakers' victories in Washington could keep health costs high, trade office warns The pharmaceutical industry spent $110 million in just the first half of 2009 in its efforts to influence health care reform, part of a booming lobbying effort th
The White House is not going to allow the president’s newly created “czars” to testify before Congress.
If President Obama signs a “global warming” treaty at the United Nations’ “Climate Conference” in Copenhagen this December; and if the U.S. Senate ratifies it, will it become part of the supreme Law of the Land?
Why Make Money through Commercial Banking when you can become a taxpayer backed Investment Bank. How JP Morgan Really made the $3.6 Billion in Q3 Profits.
Wow, George Soros must be really pissed he is not in on the latest looting of the people.
This is the scariest image in finance:
THE Nationals Senate leader Barnaby Joyce is openly canvassing an economic upheaval that would dwarf the current global financial crisis, triggered by the US defaulting on its sovereign debt within the next few years.
Serious plotting gets located this weekend in Armonk, NY
I don't know how many rank and file members of the giant labor unions will show up, but the
Guess who said the following: Far from turning around the [George] Bush legacy of deficits and debt, [US president Barack] Obama has made it worse. It has got all the hallmarks of a financial collapse about to happen in America...
When it comes to Iran, the U.S. may be facing a cataclysm.
I have reason to suspect that the "monetary transmission mechanism" is full of rocks (again), and we are about to have another instance of what could colloquially be called "fun." (Yes, that's sarcasm.)Here's what we know and what I can deduce from i
President Obama’s policy of diplomatic engagement with Iran is close to collapse as Tehran backtracks on a crucial deal aimed at cutting its stockpiles of nuclear fuel.
Some time ago I invented the phrase "fascialism" to describe the American system of political economy. Fascialism means an economy is part fascist, part socialist. Economic fascism has nothing to do with dictatorship, militarism, or bizarre racial th
Nice list. Quite informative...
The more the fiscal details of the healthcare bills emerge, the more appalling they seem. The Senate Finance Committee bill includes a broad provision taxing all manner of medical devices. This tax includes such frivolous luxuries as pacemakers, sten
You have to read all the way to page A-25 in today’s New York Times to learn about it, but the Senate took its first floor vote on Obamacare yesterday and the White House lost. Big. The NYT reports: “Democrats lost a big test vote on health care legi
Throughout the previous administration, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann would nightly attack President George W. Bush and members of his administration and regularly bash some conservative personalities for being too cozy with Bush.
What 80 percent of economists call “Recovery” is a “Cover up”. Trillions in losses papered over with trillions of phantom dollars printed out of thin air and backed by nothing produce nothing except the mirage of recovery. The dollar’s dive and gold’
The Obama administration on Thursday tried to make "pay czar" Kenneth Feinberg available for interviews to every member of the White House pool except Fox News. But the Washington bureau chiefs of the five TV networks decided that none of their repor
In a small bit of Washington irony, a government panel convened this week under the guise of ensuring 'expressive freedom' on the Internet, while at the same time the Obama Administration put Fox News on notice that ideological rectitude would be a p
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
Nor does it have the right to try to isolate Fox News by urging other networks to shun their colleagues because, as White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel put it, Obama does not want “the CNNs and the others in the world [to] basically be led in fol
The prospect of Goldman Sachs awarding record bonuses in the wake of the financial collapse has the potential to incite a broad-based populist backlash, argues Martin Sieff. He explores how Wall Street has roused the public's ire in much the same way
I was forwarded the following email, I didn't believe it...I went to the website, still thought it HAD to be an elaborate hoax set up to discredit the obama administration, then I began to call the phone numbers and it is real alright! If only thi
Recently we presented our extended thoughts on how it was that the Fed first encouraged massive dollar-denominated, underfunding global positions, and subsequently, when funding became scarce, provided unprecedented capital bailouts to foreign Centra