No quid pro quo was involved, they insist, as do the lobbyists themselves.
Bowing to political pressure from community bankers, the House Financial Services Committee approved an exemption on Thursday for more than 98 percent of the nation’s banks from oversight by a new agency created to protect consumers from abusive or d
On October 8, the New York Times wrote a story on the Federal Housing Administration (F.H.A.) stating:
Wall Street's wimp's only apparent skill is rigging the game. MUST WATCH VIDEO AT Site geithner and white house at fault. On right side of column Should Geithner be blamed for bank bonuses?
Almost two-thirds of all bad mortgages in our financial system were bought by government agencies or required by government regulations.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu set out this year to address America's energy future with a network of new research labs. But lawmakers drafted their own blueprint: Instead of fully funding Dr. Chu's request, an energy-spending bill sets aside millions o
President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a $7.5 billion aid package for Pakistan that the U.S.-ally's military criticized as American meddling in its internal affairs.
Today’s roundup of stimulus coverage: So, what’s really in a name? The Senate is on the verge of dropping another $20 billion on jobless benefits for the unemployed and an extended, expanded tax credit for homebuyers
Foreclosures hit another all-time high in Q3 with almost 938,000 homeowners filing, according to Realty Trac
Everyone knows that the lobbyists for the financial giants are trying to kill any tough new regulations. But they are also trying to weaken existing regulations.
According to Bloomberg, the original draft of Barney Frank's derivatives legislation:
"The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul," George Bernard Shaw once said. For a socialist, Shaw demonstrated good sense with that quotation. Unfortunately, America has become a laboratory in which his hyp
Joe Buckley joins Eric Cartridge and Ernest Hancock in a discussion about the US Constitution and the possibility of no Federal Government as a better option.
The expansion -- or, at a minimum, extension -- of the $8,000 first-time-home-buyer tax credit that is set to expire Nov. 30 is at the top of the legislative agenda for the Mortgage Bankers Association, with one of the MBA's leaders saying the trade
DemocRAT Diane Feinstein, above, demonstrates holding a pencil that one of her husband's defense contracting firms charged the Pentagon $71,735.89.
Citizens fed up with constitutional violations causing devastation to the economy and the Nation, are stepping up to join constitutional activist Robert L. Schulz, Chairman of We The People Foundation for Constitutional Education, to prepare for a m
When Bloomberg runs articles like this, you have to wonder.... Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Central banks flush with record reserves are increasingly snubbing dollars in favor of euros and yen, further pressuring the greenback after its biggest two-quar
Simply stunning, too-insane-to-be-believed, statements from Barney Frank concerning the Government's hopelessly futile attempt to stop the housing market collapse - i.e. override the LAWS of economics
'm going to go back to this quote by Barney Frank of the US House, because it says everything those in state and local governments need to know: Barney Frank, the Massachusetts Democrat who is chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, sa
The Difference Between a Thief and a Congressman - Walter E Williams
What makes these types of things funny is the truth being portrayed in a humorous light that is until you REALIZE what scum bags our politicians are and unless or until you can join together with others to rid us of these vile creatures all you can
BILL MOYERS: You know from the news that early next week the Senate Finance Committee is expected to vote on its version of health care reform. And therein lies another story of money and politics.
Our Nation Is Out of Control Constitutionally, Economically & Ethically - WHAT NEXT?
** VOTER ALERT! ** Continental Congress 2009 Election Has Begun! Vote by U.S. Mail or "Walk-in" vote this Saturday, October 10th
On September 5, 1774 fifty-five individuals from twelve of the thirteen colonies met at what is now called Independence Hall in Philadelphia. The meeting is known as the First Continental Congress. These individuals met for almost a full two months
There is a 'Money Bomb' set for today through Saturday - please give - GET INVOLVED - "The Next Step for a Free People."
Pheasant Run to host CC 2009 -- 1,670,000 Impressions -- Freedom 21 Speech by Bob Schulz
The location for the historic Continental Congress 2009 event has been announced as the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The assembly will run from Nov. 9-22. Citizens representing all 50 states (and DC) will assemble together to create a formal record for the People documenting the vast abuses of the Constitution by our (servant) government and to develop tangible strategies the People can take to restore Constitutional Order and reclaim Liberty. The entire proceedings of CC2009 will be broadcast live over the Internet. Full update at: http://www.wethepeoplefoundation.org/UPDATE/Update2009-08-21.htm
More CC2009 details at www.GiveMeLiberty.org
Error-prone Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s innocence [oops! I bungled … “innocence” is the misspelled word of ignorance – or is it spelled innuendo?] -- on the latest CIA waterboarding report, jet log and “Signing Statement” are wet and damp.
All across the country, people are joining organizations and creating new organizations, all aimed at reining in government power and returning to the principles of freedom set forth in the Constitution.
Tuesday, May 5th, Ed will be hosting an open 'Community Call' at 7:00 p.m. Arizona time on talkshoe.com