A bipartisan trio of senators has introduced a new cybersecurity bill that eliminates the president's authority to switch off the Internet.
In 1998 the TOTAL SPENDING of the Federal government was $1.65 trillion. We now run deficits that equal the entire budget of the United States in 1998, without blinking an eye or questioning how we got here. The politicians have scared the populace..
A photo released by the White House on Friday shows Apple CEO Steve Jobs, along with other tech luminaries, raising a toast with President Barack Obama at a dinner Thursday night in San Francisco.
President Obama and Secretary of Defense Gates are defending the indefensible, namely, defense. Against clamor to cut the Pentagon’s bloated budget coming from both the right and the left, from anti-DOD liberals, antiwar activists, ultra-conservative
I don't pay too much attention to Presidential budgets. The general rule is that spending will be greater than forecast and that deficits will also grow beyond forecast. However, Keith Hennessy has done a great job of graphing the President's budget.
This petition is worth sharing widely just for the very concise way it summarizes the concerns about Obama's legitimacy as president.Entered By: Jefferson Paine
"The indispensable people” had to suffer the hypocrisy of the U.S. Secretary of State delivering a speech about America’s commitment to Internet freedom while the U.S. Department of Justice (sic) brought unconstitutional action against Twitter...
Barack Obama honoured former president George H.W. Bush with the Medal of Freedom today, telling him his 'humility and decency reflects the very best of the American spirit'.
The Administrations’ preferred solution would keep in place the bad incentives and socialization of risk that got the GSEs in trouble in the first place.
The FDIC insured banks have $5.4 trillion through insured deposits yet have a deposit insurance fund (DIF) that is in the negative to the tune of $8 billion. Is this a Ponzi scheme you ask?
The new program, announced in January, has been greeted by skepticism about the role of government, the creation of new layers of bureaucracy, and possible government interference in the online activities of individual Americans.
She is insidious. She is pervasive. She slithers into every aspect of our lives and takes over; all the while making her proclamations sound innocent and perky. She is like a 1950′s grade B horror flick baddie; The Blob, or Invasion of the B
The Obama administration is to propose a $37 billion increase in federal spending for the Department of Homeland Security, earmarking funds for more radiation firing naked body scanners in airports around the country.
“How do you get people to buy what they don’t want?” Lewis asked Thursday during a conference on ID management hosted by the Digital Government Institute. “There is no demand for better identity.”
The only thing one needs to know about Obama's latest budget is that projected revenues are expected to grow from $2.2 trillion in 2011 to $3 trillion in 2013 (and $3.6 trillion in 2015). We wonder just where the tax increases will come from...
The budget is about $3.7 trillion. Of that we take in about $2 trillion in taxes. The rest is being borrowed at present. There's no way we can possibly put more than 20% of federal revenue toward interest, and this presumes a 3% interest rate on...
This implosion has been artfully papered over with enough accounting tricks so that many citizens do not even perceive it as being underway. The results are insidious: falling living standards, no role to play in the economy (that is, a job)...
So in other words, in less than six months, the FY 2011 budget—which has still yet to pass, scheduled for a vote this coming March 4—has had a deficit which has risen 23%.
By Ladybug4Freedom: Well, while we’ve been sitting here, writing story after story warning you of our dictatorial government’s plans to intrude into every aspect of our lives and the threats to our freedoms; our government, run so ably and completel
You can’t solve today’s problem of overconsumption and debt with more overconsumption and debt. The conditions that pulled America out of the Great Depression underscore that point. Once savings rates increased and made capital available...
According to Obama and Clinton the Egyptian people are simply too dumb to organize elections and run campaigns within a 2-month period of time.
Amid calls for a pullback in government backing for housing, President Barack Obama is expected to re-introduce his bid to limit deductions for high earners—including the popular mortgage interest deduction.
"The GSE model is dead," an Obama administration official told reporters as the Treasury Department released a long-awaited report on options to revamp housing reform. " As Reuters reports: "The housing "white paper" presents three...
When politicians and bankers are in bed with each other, banks can be compelled to loan a portion of their deposits to the treasury at unrealistic terms, sticking bank customers with sub-optimal yields below the rate of inflation.
The Obama Administration and some members of Congress want to turn the clock back on the housing market to the 1930s, turning us into a nation of renters and making home ownership something that only the rich can afford.
Current vice-president Omar Suleiman will take over the presidency, sources also said.
By Ladybug4Freedom: Yep. The first lady of hype; oh she of the hips now has those piggy fingers inserted into the restaurant trade clean up to the second knuckle. When will this woman butt OUT? I knew this was coming. I knew she would work her w
His ivory-tower comments accomplished the Herculean task of making George W. Bush look smart by comparison and have sullied the reputations of his alma maters of Columbia and Harvard.
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) demonstrates that the federal E-Verify program needs a biometric component, according to the Security Industry Association (SIA).
After a good start, the Obama administration’s response to the democratic revolution in Egypt has begun to exude the odor of betrayal. Now distancing itself from the essential demand of the protesters that the dictator must go...