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TREASURY RAIDS PENSIONS…

(Washington Post) – The Obama administration will begin to tap federal retiree programs to help fund operations after the government lost its ability Monday to borrow more money from the public, adding urgency to efforts in Washington to fashion a compromise over the debt. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has warned for months that the …

May 16, 2011, 5:22 pm ·
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USA HITS DEBT CEILING TODAY

(The Wall Street Journal) – The U.S. government is expected to hit the $14.294 trillion debt ceiling Monday, setting in motion an uncertain, 11-week political scramble to avoid a default. The Treasury Department plans to announce Monday it will stop issuing and reinvesting government securities in certain government pension plans, part of a series of …

May 16, 2011, 9:32 am ·
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Ron Paul: ‘These are the kind of people running the IMF’…

(Fox News) – The leader of the International Monetary Fund now embroiled in a criminal assault case in New York City was cleared in 2008 of harassment charges after an affair with an IMF economist. But it’s that kind of behavior that should make the world wonder about trusting the IMF, Rep. Ron Paul said …

May 16, 2011, 8:11 am ·
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Obama can’t win without Pennsylvania

If he loses Pennsylvania, No Keystone State, no second term, it really is that simple (Philly) – If you’re looking for ways to boil the 2012 presidential race down to its simplest form, here’s one of the easiest: It’s nearly impossible to envision any way Barack Obama can win reelection next year if he loses …

May 15, 2011, 4:42 pm ·
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Huckabee Opts Out

“All the factors say go, but my heart says no,” (FoxNews) – Huckabee Opts Against 2012 White House Bid. Mike Huckabee said Saturday there would be no sequel to his surprisingly strong 2008 White House bid, in which he won the Iowa Republican caucus and finished second in the primaries to Sen. John McCain. “All …

May 15, 2011, 4:32 pm ·
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Social Security to run ‘permanent’ deficits…

(Washington Times) – Social Security will run a permanent yearly deficit when looking at the program

May 15, 2011, 12:21 am ·
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WARNING: Geithner Expects ‘Double-Dip Recession’ if Debt Ceiling Isn’t Raised…

(National Journal) – Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said if Congress fails to lift the debt ceiling and the U.S. defaults on its obligations

May 15, 2011, 12:18 am ·
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Corsi’s much-anticipated, much-feared, No. 1 bestseller hits Bookstores

Is Barack Obama illegally occupying the Oval Office? (WND) – WASHINGTON, D.C.

May 14, 2011, 1:01 pm ·
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Dems Jumping Ship, Retiring or Not Running

Kohl Retirement Adds to Democrats’ 2012 Senate Woes (USNews) – Kohl Retirement Adds to Democrats’ 2012 Senate Woes. The announcement by Democratic Sen. Herb Kohl that he won’t seek a fifth term has set the Democrats further back in their hopes of keeping the Senate during next year’s elections. Kohl is the fifth Democrat to …

May 14, 2011, 12:49 pm ·
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White House: No more photo re-enactments!

No more re-enactments, Photoshopping, Touch-ups, Counterfeits or Dummy Docs (Yahoo) – The White House said it is ending its long-running practice of having presidents re-enact televised speeches for news photographers following major addresses to the country, a little-known arrangement that fed suggestions of fakery when Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. After …

May 14, 2011, 2:34 am ·
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Medicare, Social Security Funds Expiring

Elderly, disabled, and Social Security are running out of money (Businessweek) – Medicare, the U.S. health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, and the Social Security trust for the disabled and retirees are running out of money sooner than the government had projected. While Medicare won

May 14, 2011, 2:14 am ·
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Obama’s Pandering Falls Flat

Reaction from Hispanic leaders suggests President Barack Obama

May 13, 2011, 6:53 pm ·
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BUSH BREAKS SILENCE

(ABC News) – Former President George W. Bush made his first candid public comments on the killing of Osama bin Laden during an appearance Wednesday at a conference of hedge fund managers in Las Vegas. “I was eating souffle at Rise Restaurant with Laura and two buddies,” Bush said when asked what he was doing …

May 13, 2011, 2:53 pm ·
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Postal Service Bailout In The Works?

May 13, 2011, 2:37 am ·
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Senator Rand Paul – ObamaCare Is Like Slavery

Right To Health Care Is Like Believing In “Slavery” http://www.youtube.com/embed/u_HVyoT2PgM?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> SEN. RAND PAUL (R-KY): “With regard to the idea of whether you have a right to health care, you have realize what that implies. It’s not an abstraction. I

May 12, 2011, 9:24 pm ·
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Dollar in graver danger than the euro

Many believe Bernanke embraces a weaker currency as a monetary policy tool to help address the current state of the US economy (Financial Times) – Imagine a country that spends and prints trillions to patch up any problem. Now imagine another country where there is no central Treasury, meaning that bail-outs are less easy, and …

May 12, 2011, 3:09 pm ·
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Soros Linked to Over 30 Major News Organizations; ABCNEWS Amanpour sits on board…

(Fox News) – When liberal investor George Soros gave $1.8 million to National Public Radio , it became part of the firestorm of controversy that jeopardized NPR

May 12, 2011, 3:07 pm ·
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House Approves Bill to Lift Obama’s Drilling Moratorium…

(FoxNews) – The House of Representatives voted to open more of the nation’s oceans for oil and gas exploration on Thursday by a vote of 243 to 179. The “Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act,” requires the Interior Department to set a production goal of three million barrels of oil per day for its 2012-2017 …

May 12, 2011, 3:01 pm ·
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NEW RULES: White House set to unveil cyber plans…

(AP) – The White House on Thursday is expected to unveil its proposal to enhance the nation’s cybersecurity, laying out plans to require industry to better protect systems that run critical infrastructure like the electrical grid, financial systems and nuclear power plants. The Obama administration also is insisting that companies tell consumers when their personal …

May 12, 2011, 2:59 pm ·
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Treasury Auctions to Push US Over Debt Ceiling…

(Nasdaq) – (Dow Jones)- The Treasury Department auctioned $56 billion in new debt Tuesday and Wednesday, enough to take the U.S. over its federal debt ceiling when the three- and 10-year notes settle on Monday. Treasury officials last month flagged May 16 as the day the government would hit the $14.294 trillion debt limit. The …

May 12, 2011, 1:48 am ·