Weak Dollar Policy Threatens American Prosperity
Economist David Malpass wrote on Wednesday that the US administration’s weak dollar policy is causing job losses because investors are fleeing towards stronger currencies. Bond buyer Bill Gross of the Pimco fund summed up the situation nicely in a recent CNBC interview. Asked whether low interest rates will weaken the dollar, the influential allocator of global capital said: “I think that’s part of the administration’s | Read More »
Tags: Ben Bernanke
, Central Planning
, David Malpass
, Downsize DC
, Gerald Celente
, Jim Babka
, Larry Summers
, Tim Geithner
, weak dollar
Glenn Beck Drops a Bomb and the NEA Makes a Stink. [Updated]
This week, Glenn Beck has broadcast a series of shows covering the National Endowment for the Arts’ attempt to influence artists to participate in propaganda programs for the Obama Administration (see videos below). To be specific, Beck did several interviews with Patrick Courrielche, a blogger for BigHollywood.com. During the interview, Mr. Courrielche told Beck that the NEA had sent out mass emails to many artists | Read More »
Tags: Barack Obama
, glenn beck
Lawrence O’Donnell is a Few Fries Short of a Happy Meal.
Yesterday on MSNBC, Lawrence O’Donnell had Representative John Culberson (R-TX) as a guest on Hardball. O’Donnell began the interview by rudely sneering at Culberson, and then seemed to go into a trance and began shouting the same questions over and over at Culberson, and then refused to let Culberson answer any of his questions. And, if this whole scenario wasn’t strange enough, O’Donnell was repeatedly | Read More »
Last Saturday, New York Times columnist Charles Blow wrote quite an incendiary op-ed about people who oppose Barack Obama’s health care proposals and about Republicans in general. I have pasted an excerpt of the last half of his column below–oh, and I must warn you that it really blows (pun intended). “Not only are anti-reformists showing up, they’re terrorizing legislators with their tomfoolery when they | Read More »
Tags: "angry mob"
, Barack Obama
, Business & Economy
, Health Care
, independence day
Obama outlaws private healthcare insurance. New healthcare bill forces everyone into government healthcare.
Obama outlaws private healthcare insurance. New healthcare bill forces everyone into government healthcare. Investor’s Business Daily found the devil in the details. Full story here. IBD actually took the time to read the 1,018 page healthcare bill but they didn’t have to go past page 16 to find out the private health insurance would go onto the extinction list as soon as the bill is | Read More »
If I Were King of the Foreeeest!
Does running a country with over 300 million citizens really need to be so complicated? It seems to me that if every capable adult was responsible for his or herself, and if every community was responsible for itself, and if every city were responsible for its citizens, then every state in our union should have no difficulty running its affairs. In such a case, running | Read More »
The GOP should have a rational Health Care plan not just a hands off approach, and here are the reasons why…
In response to Warner Todd Huston’s post entitled: Is Healthcare a ‘Right’? Lets have a look back at our history. Back in 1886 firefighting was mostly unregulated, and considered a private matter that had little government involvement. Home owners who desired to have their homes protected from destruction by fire had to pay private for-profit fire companies to respond and put out any fires that | Read More »
Comrade Kennedy’s bill would make employers provide health care. But does it include towing service?
Comrade Kennedy’s bill would make employers provide health care. But does it include towing service? Would this bill cover healthcare for your secretary if she is underwater? Just wondering. Maybe Arlen Specter can make the claim that had this bill been passed in 1969 then Mary Jo Kopechne would be alive today. Myway news covers the legislation here. WASHINGTON (AP) – Employers would be required | Read More »
The tyrant who tweets. Does Kim Jong-il have a Twitter account? Could this be the new in thing for leftists?
www.thepoliticalclass.com The tyrant who tweets. Does Kim Jong-il have a Twitter account? Could this be the new ‘in thing’ for leftists? The Globe and Mail covers North Korea and Twitter. Full story here. North Korea has for decades been the most isolated country on the planet, with almost no links to the outside world. The Internet can be accessed only by the most powerful and | Read More »
Last anti-Chavez TV station faces probe, shutdown. Government uses language similar to that used by Great Britain when banning Michael Savage
www.thepoliticalclass.com Last anti-Chavez TV station faces probe, shutdown. Government uses language similar to that used by Great Britain when banning Michael Savage. Communist dictator in waiting Hugo Chavez is preparing to shut down the last TV station that opposes his rule. Full story here. The Venezuelan government claims that the station incites “panic and anxiety” by criticizing the government. CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – When | Read More »
Alan Keyes and a priest arrested at Notre Dame protest. ‘Roe’ speaks in South Bend against Obama. Plans to get arrested as well.
Alan Keyes and a priest arrested at Notre Dame protest. ‘Roe’ speaks in South Bend against Obama. Plans to get arrested as well. Every one of us should be there supporting Alan Keyes. Full story here. SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Former Republican presidential hopeful Alan Keyes, a Roman Catholic priest and 19 others were arrested Friday after marching onto the University of Notre Dame | Read More »
Dumb Power or Chicago style politics – Obama now claims that releasing detainee photos would “inflame anti-American opinion”
Dumb Power or Chicago style politics – Obama now claims that releasing detainee photos would “inflame anti-American opinion” So the White House just figured out that their planned release of more photos would “inflame anti-American opinion” and would “impact the safety of our troops.” Thank you captain obvious. Comments and story via HotAir here. He’s not saying that’s the only consideration; how could he, knowing | Read More »
America’s AAA Rating is at risk per Moody’s. China might ‘Redline’ United States. Maybe ACORN will protest.
www.thepoliticalclass.com America’s AAA Rating is at risk per Moody’s. China might ‘Redline’ United States. Maybe ACORN will protest. So if you borrow so much money that people start to think that you can’t pay it back then your credit rating goes down? You don’t say. Full story here from the Financial Times. Long before the current financial crisis, nearly two years ago, a little-noticed cloud | Read More »
Obama wants to control the salaries of everyone. From bank execs to loan officers the government is in charge.
Obama wants to control the salaries of everyone. From bank execs to loan officers the government is in charge. Comrads! This just in from the Dear Leader’s headquarters. The leader of the Democratic Socialist Party plans to control all salaries of every financial institution. Victory for the Revolution! Full story here from the evil capitalists at the Wall Street Journal. WASHINGTON — The Obama administration | Read More »
Obama cuts military recruiting budget while buying $100 per pound steak for White House dinners. Guns vs. butter takes on a new meaning.
Obama cuts military recruiting budget while buying $100 per pound steak for White House dinners. Guns vs. butter takes on a new meaning. The Obama White House has been celebrated in the press for its expensive cocktail parties. Jake Tapper of ABC News reported on the menu at one of the parties in January: Hors d’oeuvres — chicken curry, wagyu steak — will be served | Read More »