The United States will deploy additional amphibious ships to the Mediterranean, the military said on Friday, as part of the Obama administration’s plans for responding to ongoing violence in Libya.
This was a wide-ranging talk on US housing with the very well informed hosts at BNN. Enjoy!
John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard and Daniel Kessler have it completely wrong on the "cost shifting" of health care from the uninsured to the insured. It is not the insured who pay a price for the uninsured, it is the opposite.
President Obama found out years ago he had an Irish ancestor who fled the potato famine in Ireland in 1850. He can claim 28 living relatives descended from that Irishman, including a Vietnam veteran, a school nurse and a displeased Arizona Republican
Obama's position on Libya appears to have transitioned yet again toward a more hawkish stance, and they are now said to be pressuring the United Nations to expand their Thursday vote on Libya beyond a “no-fly zone” into a authorization for attack.
History tells us that Nero fiddled while Rome burned, but Barack Obama is providing the famous emperor with some serious competition when it comes to going AWOL while America and the world face crises which haven’t been experienced in decades.
A senior diplomat has told me for sure that Hillary Clinton agreed to the cross-border use of troops to crush democracy in the Gulf, as a quid pro quo for the Arab League calling for Western intervention in Libya. The hideous King of Bahrain has call
Given how well “shock and awe” worked in the Iraq war, I’d see the Administration’s use of that expression in the context of the mortgage mess as a Freudian slip.
In a 20-page white paper (PDF), the Obama administration called on the U.S. Congress to fix "deficiencies that could hinder enforcement" of intellectual property laws.
According to CNN, Crowley came under pressure from the Obama administration to step down in the wake of making controversial comments about the Pentagon's treatment of Army private Bradley Manning.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Saturday that the U.S. military, already fighting two wars in Muslim nations, would have no trouble enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya if President Obama orders one.
A government probe into the fall of Lehman Brothers has hit so many snags that enforcement officials fear they may never be able to bring civil or criminal charges against company executives. The SEC doubt they can prove Lehman broke U.S. laws by mov
Keep in mind that all the deposits at these banks are backed by the FDIC DIF that is completely insolvent. No money is there. The system is being held up purely on faith and the Fed is trying to digitally print money to devalue the U.S. dollar so..
"The Obama administration has chosen to institutionalise unlawful, indefinite detentions and to revive illegitimate military commissions, which will do nothing to remove the stain on America's reputation that Guantanamo represents,"
President Barack Obama may be nearing a decision to attack Libya and implement no-fly zones over it. US Marine amphibious units are off Libya’s coast. Hillary Clinton has donned her breastplate and horned helmet.
In the executive order, it says that the Secretary of State “shall evaluate humane treatment assurances in all cases,” consistent with the recommendations of the President’s Task Force on Interrogations and his anti-torture executive order...
Obama swings 180 degrees and reinstates military trials at Gitmo. Could Holder's many faux pas have played a role in the decision?
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that NATO was considering military options in response to the situation in Libya.
The pro-legalization group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition fretted that President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon were embarking on a counterproductive mission after the two pledged "renewed cooperation" on the drug war Thursda
America’s secret plan to arm Libya’s rebels
The goal of the Wrights Administration will be to stop all war not only on other nations but also on the rights of individuals to make their own decisions. In order to live in peace, we must allow others to be at peace.
And something you can do about it...
President Obama’s White House Chief of Staff, William Daley, told the nation he didn’t think it was appropriate for a President to recommend criminal prosecutions for the banksters whose reckless behavior and massive fraud brought down...
Sources confirmed that The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland, had been placed on heightened readiness, prepared to deploy to North Africa at 24 hours’ notice.
The allegation is that the BATFE intentionally allowed these weapons to be purchased despite knowing they were fraudulent straw purchases and then allowed them to be unlawfully transported into Mexico where they were delivered to various...
If the Mafia comparison strikes you as a tad over the top, perhaps a seven-year trip down memory lane may prove instructive.
44 Million Americans On Food Stamps and 10 Other Reasons Why The Economy Is Simply Not Getting Better
The reasons why provide further proof that this proposal is just another example of throwing taxpayers under the bus to save the banks from suffering the consequences of their incompetence and criminality.
Indeed, top officials continue to insist that they are mulling different options for how to use military force against Libya, and while some are warning that it might be hasty, more troops and warships continue to be moved into the area.
We are in an information war and we are losing that war,” warned Clinton, in a bid to rustle up more money to fund propaganda to compete with foreign news media...