Two former high-level Bush administration officials who provided legal justification for harsh interrogations of overseas terror suspects are likely to escape any formal punishment now that the Justice Department has concluded they should not be held
Raising the insurance mandate penalty just gives more ammunition to the John (SS) Shaddegg argument for Republicans to use.
The stuff posted at the White House site is nothing but propaganda fluff. It has nothing but nonsense happy talk, it's sort of like a McDonald's Happy Meal, except it is aimed at adults. Eat your french fries and shut up.
Seeking to revive his stalled health-care legislation, President Barack Obama is proposing a new idea to address health costs, giving the federal government authority to block insurers from making premium rate increases, reports WSJ.
In a rare demonstration of efficiency in government, the White House offered an excuse well in advance of unemployment rate increases.
BACK FROM THE DEAD: DEMS VOW TO RAHM-THROUGH HEALTHCARE!
“we don’t dare put out a report before Election Day or it’ll be total cremation and we’ll have to move to the top of Mount Somewhere -- Erskine and I -- somewhere living up there like hermits.” Senator Alan Simpson
Midwest about to see a massive wave of bank closings? That is apparently what the FDIC is expecting. The FDIC is opening up a massive new satellite office in the Chicago area that will be dedicated to managing receiverships and liquidating assets..
"He definitely saw America as the enemy." Editor's note: The B-Cast conducted an hour-long interview with John C. Drew last Friday. That extended interview can be found in the related links section below.
Toyota suddenly becomes the target of a government-led witch hunt? Toyota’s U.S. operations are extremely successful, not saturated by inefficient union monopolies, and are in direct competition with the now government-owned General Motors.
See this video.... Dossier2.MP4
He was here to study and learn Constitutional law, not practice it. That is evident in his 500 billing hours at the law firm. He was to find loopholes. He did just that. Remember, we didn’t know him, but I am finding out he is very well known in
US President Barack Obama will sign an executive order establishing a bipartisan commission to find ways to reduce the gaping US budget deficit, a White House official said.
"It keeps me awake at night, looking at all that red ink," said President Obama in Nashua, N.H., on Feb. 2.
Vice President Joe Biden belittled Dick Cheney's criticism of the Obama administration's commitment to fighting terrorism as either "misinformed or he is misinforming" and said Iraq wasn't worth "the horrible price" paid.
“We are reviewing a list of presidential executive orders and directives to get the job done across a front of issues,” said Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff.
A federal judge found the government's evidence too weak to justify Hatim's confinement, ordered his release, ruling he could not rely on Hatim's statements because they had been coerced, and the government's informer was "profoundly unreliable."
The White House is reviewing a plan to require the Justice Department and FBI to consult with the CIA before deciding to inform terrorism suspects arrested in the US that they have the right to remain silent and to consult with an attorney
In the early months of his presidency, President Barack Obama's national security team singled out one man from its list of most-wanted terrorists, Baitullah Mehsud, the ruthless leader of the Pakistani Taliban. He was to be eliminated.
President Barack Obama next week will announce a loan guarantee to build the first nuclear power plant in the United States in almost three decades, an administration official said Friday. The two new Southern Co. reactors to be built in Burke, Ga
Indeed, even adding an average of 95,000 jobs each month, unemployment is likely to remain around 10 percent through this year and not fall below 6 percent until 2015.
The Obama administration is essentially arguing that the United States is currently in a state of resisting foreign invasion a full eight years after the attacks of 9/11!
It is now “defined policy” that the U.S. government can murder its own citizens on the sole basis of someone in the government’s judgment that an American is a threat. No arrest, no trial, no conviction, just execution on suspicion of being a threat.
A DOJ job listing reveals that its Civil Rights Division is seeking 10 "experienced" trial attorneys for its Voting Section in Washington, DC and is encouraging "qualified applicants with...mental retardation" and "mental illness,"
At 36%, Americans give President Barack Obama his lowest job approval rating yet on his handling of the economy.
David Swanson of AfterDowningStreet.org is interviewed on of all places Russia Today.
While watching the 3 ring circus known as President Obama's first state of the union address, I couldn't help but wonder what they were smoking. From the fake grins plastered on the faces of Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi to the endless standing ovatio
Reality bites. President Barack Obama’s economic policy has run smack into reality. Nobody believes he can keep spending to the huge levels he projects, or eventually lower the deficit, or persuade Congress to switch from profligacy to prudence...
What makes you think there is any more substance to those Treasuries you are holding in your account, and those dollars in your pocket? What is backing them? Are they not traveling down the same path of quiet confiscation and insolvency?
President Barack Obama told hundreds of CIA employees Friday that the death of seven of their colleagues in a suicide bombing Dec. 30 in Afghanistan was a "summons . . . to carry on their work, to complete this mission, to win this war and to keep ou