Authorities will decide by May at the latest whether to deport an aunt of President Barack Obama to her Kenyan homeland, the Justice Department said after a hearing in her case.
Jon Stewart on Toyota...
So where does that leave the deficit-riddled state budget? Up the creek without conveyance.
The president continues to say in public that banks have almost paid Americans back. That is a lie. The fact is the TARP which congress approved is only 2% of trillions of dollars in free money being provided to our banks by the Fed and Treasury.
The Robert Rubin Rule of Financial Crisis Management was stated in the mid 1990's. It held that buying SP futures to prop the stock market was cheaper than trying to clean up the mess after a stock market panic.
Yes, slowly but surely it is happening. In a federal notice filed earlier, the DOL and Treasury are soliciting a response on what has been on many investors' mind, namely the process of converting 401(k)s into annuity-like products.
"He needs a dramatic gesture to change the public perception of him as a light-weight, bumbling ideologue, preferably in an arena where the stakes are high, where he can take charge...
Obama will sit down Monday afternoon with an interviewer from YouTube to sell his $3.8 trillion budget for fiscal year 2011.
This amounts to a total of $6.3 trillion in liabilities which should be counted toward the budget. And yet, oddly, the error-checker made this omission, a number which written out looks as follows $6,264,000,000,000.00
The $8 billion in stimulus cash awarded to 13 high-speed rail corridors across the country may seem like a windfall for advocates, but there's a catch: The money isn't enough to finish any of the major projects. State coffers are dry and federal spen
A terrific chart out of the New York Times, demonstrating succinctly the endless abyss that the actual US budget is becoming...
The budget plan calls for nearly $1 trillion in tax increases on upper-income families—largely through allowing Bush tax cuts to expire. Banks, bankers and multinational corporations would face new fees and levies.
What started out as a case of The Emperor's New Clothes now has America looking like the world's biggest nudist colony, with everyone in the long chain of power and authority admiring each other's splendid new (imagined) pimp suits.
President Obama has made appeals to Republicans for bipartisanship. Are the appeals genuine? Two short video clips to help readers make up their minds.
Bush administration lawyers who drafted legal theories that led to waterboarding and other harsh treatment of terrorism suspects showed poor judgment but won't face sanctions for professional misconduct, according to a published report.
She warned that China would face diplomatic isolation and disruptions to its energy supply.
The following is a statement by the Chief Economic Advisor for President Obama "What we see in the United States and some other economies is a statistical recovery and a human recession."
Obama plans to ask Congress to increase spending on the U.S. nuclear arsenal by more than $5 billion over the next five years as part of its strategy to halt the spread of nuclear weapons and eventually rid the world of them.
Americans have good cause to be concerned, and even panicked, that when the hegemon goes down it’s going to take all of us with it.
A totally manipulated economy that still ,has unemployment in double digits and the private sector dragging, has President Obama's top economic adviser, Larry Summers, crowing as to the wonderful recovery the Obama Administration has created.
Pity poor, poor Barack Obama: elected to lead a nation of idiots. The president has a new approach to passing his take-over of health care: explain it in very small words so the voters–those morons–can understand him.
In Chicago, we say, if you are not at the table, you are on the menu.
Obama's policies, not rhetoric, signal his ongoing agenda
Here's an article sent to us from a friend.....
“I will not give up on trying to change the tone of our politics,” Obama said. “I know it's an election year. And after last week, it's clear that campaign fever has come even earlier than usual. But we still need to govern. “
The clear-as-a-bell message from Wednesday night’s State of the Union address is this: Job Number One for President Obama is job creation.
Remember the Pentagon Office of Special Plans that helped collect dubious intelligence that led to the war in Iraq? Or the program where the Pentagon secretly briefed military analysts to promote the Iraq war?
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she would not serve a full eight years if President Barack Obama wins another term, hoping eventually to retire to writing and teaching.
President Barack Obama told Americans the bipartisan deficit commission he will appoint won't just be "one of those Washington gimmicks." Left unspoken in that assurance was the fact that the commission won't have any teeth.
If a United States citizen was determined to have joined a foreign terrorist group, that person could be legally murdered under orders given by President George W. Bush after the 9/11 attacks. In spite of an administration change in Washington, D.