Gas at $4 in nation’s capital, 5 states…
(Yahoo) – Drivers in Washington, D.C., on Saturday joined motorists in five states who are paying more than $4 per gallon for gasoline. The average price for gas in New York could top $4 by early next week. Hawaii, Alaska, California, Illinois and Connecticut already have pump prices above that mark, according to AAA’s Daily […]
Palin Wows Wisconsin Tea Partiers With Blistering Speech…
(Yahoo) – Sarah Palin defended Wisconsin’s governor at a tea party tax day rally Saturday, telling hundreds of supporters that his polarizing union rights law is designed to save public jobs. Braving snow showers and a frigid wind outside the state Capitol building, the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate told tea partyers […]
Obama Uncensored Blasts Ryan
President Obama’s harshest words for a Republican (Blogs-ABC News) – Obama Uncensored: President Caught on Open Mic at Fundraiser. President Obama had a candid, private conversation with campaign donors last night in Chicago. Except, as it turns out, it wasn’t so private. The microphone in the room that was on for the part of his […]
Obama To Strip Internet Privacy Rights
“First they I.D., then they regulate, so they can tax” Steve Eichler J.D. TeaParty.org (FoxNews) – Obama Administration Unveils Internet ID Plan. A screenshot of the website for the National Strategy on Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, which aims to create online IDs that will boost privacy and security online. The Commerce Dept. unveiled a plan […]
OBAMA BACK TO GALLUP LOW
(Gallup) – The latest Gallup Daily tracking three-day average shows 41% of Americans approving of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. That ties his low as president, which he registered three times previously — twice in August 2010 and once in October 2010. July 2009-April 2011 Trend: Do you approve or disapprove of […]
NEW WORLD POWERS PUSH FOR END OF DOLLAR DOMINANCE…
(Yahoo) – The BRICS group of emerging-market powers kept up the pressure on Thursday for a revamped global monetary system that relies less on the dollar and for a louder voice in international financial institutions. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa also called for stronger regulation of commodity derivatives to dampen […]
Geithner Warns: Republicans To Blame If Default…
(CNBC) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Thursday told Republican lawmakers that they would shoulder the blame if the country got too close to defaulting on its debt and roiled markets worldwide by not approving a debt limit increase. In yet another warning about the perils of not allowing the U.S. to borrow more to […]
House passes budget with $40 billion in ‘cuts’…
(The Hill) – The House on Thursday passed a bill reflecting last week’s agreement to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal 2011 by a 260-167 vote in which most Republicans supported it and most Democrats opposed it. Although President Obama helped broker the deal and it came with the support of Democratic […]
CHANGE: PERCENTAGE OF AMERICANS WORKING LOWEST SINCE REAGAN
(USA Today) – The share of the population that is working fell to its lowest level last year since women started entering the workforce in large numbers three decades ago, a USA TODAY analysis finds. Only 45.4% of Americans had jobs in 2010, the lowest rate since 1983 and down from a peak of 49.3% […]
Tea Partiers To Hold Their Feet To The Fire?
Is It Debt-Cap Filibuster Time? (Politico) – Tea partiers eye debt-cap filibuster. The Senate
Arizona: Show Me The Birth Certificate!
“Stop The Madness, Show The Certificate!” Steve Eichler J.D. TeaParty.org (NewsMax) – Ariz. Senate OKs Presidential Birth Certificate Bill. The battle over presidential candidates’ birth certificates took its first legislative turn when Arizona
RYAN: ‘Dramatically inaccurate,’ ‘hopelessly inadequate’…
(Weekly Standard) – House Budget chairman Paul Ryan just released the following statement in response to President Obama’s speech on deficit reduction:
Federal Reserve Still Giving Away Billions
Federal Reserve Forking over $220 Million in Bailout Bucks! (Rolling Stone) – Why is the Federal Reserve forking over $220 million in bailout money to the wives of two Morgan Stanley bigwigs? America has two national budgets, one official, one unofficial. The official budget is public record and hotly debated: Money comes in as taxes […]
America Must Define and Protect Freedom
Have we forgotten how to define and protect freedom? (Dr. Laurie Roth, Ph.D.) – Have we forgotten how to define and protect freedom? The U.S. is a nation that blew onto the world
CANTOR: Raising taxes ‘is not the answer’…
(Politico) – Before President Barack Obama had even uttered his first word Wednesday, Republicans tried to define his speech on cutting the deficit as a plan to hike taxes. They joined a colloquy on the Senate floor, held news conferences and blasted press releases saying as much.
(CNN) – Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty told CNN
National House Arrest?
Feds Could Recoup Billions in Unpaid Taxes by Withholding Passports (FoxNews) – Study Suggests Feds Could Recoup Billions in Unpaid Taxes by Withholding Passports. Bill Moore, 56, from Denver, Colorado checks in at an airline counter in the resort city of Cancun, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007. New American regulations designed to enhance security that […]
OUT OF CONTROL: DEFICIT ROCKETS 16% IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR
(AFP) – he US budget deficit shot up 15.7 percent in the first six months of fiscal 2011, the Treasury Department said Wednesday as political knives were being sharpened for a new budget battle. The Treasury reported a deficit of $829 billion for the October-March period, compared with $717 billion a year earlier, as revenue […]
Obama Demands Tax Hike!
“Another big fat liberal idea,’ raise taxes on the poor!” Steve Eichler J.D. – TeaParty.org (FoxNews) – Obama Putting Tax Increases Back on Budget Table. Higher taxes have been missing from the fierce budget battle that nearly shut down the federal government. But President Obama is about to put them on the table — at […]