Analyst says, ‘Prepare for QE3’

Prepare for More Money Printing: Analyst

Jessica Hartogs CNBC 1 Jun 2011

Investors should prepare themselves for a third round of quantitative easing, Simon Maughn, co-head of European equities at MF Global, told CNBC Wednesday.

“The bond market is going in one direction which is up-falling yields which is telling you quite clearly the direction […]

‘The new civility’: Speaker Boehner’s DC home swarmed by activists

Instapundit 2/17/2011

MORE ON “THE NEW CIVILITY:” Group targets Speaker Boehner’s house.

When did demonstrating at the private homes of politicians or corporate executives become an acceptable way to voice one’s political opinions?

Nearly two dozen activists from DC Vote swarmed House Speaker John Boehner’s Capitol Hill residence at 7:30 Thursday morning, chanting “Don’t tread […]

Rep. Ribble: Endlessly growing deficits won’t ‘win the future’

House Budget Committee YouTube 2/15/2011

Rep. Reid Ribble of Wisconsin holds White House budget director Jack Lew accountable for his own words:

RIBBLE: So we cannot win the future if we’re saddled with increasingly growing deficits, that’s a statement that you would agree with, correct?

LEW: I would definitely agree with that. I wrote it, […]

‘A Roadmap’ Not Taken? Republican freshmen hesitate to embrace Paul Ryan’s budget plan

Jeff G. Protein Wisdom 1/18/2011


Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the GOP’s high priest of pecuniary politics, has ascended to the chairmanship of the House Budget Committee. Across the land, fiscal conservatives applaud the rise of the 40-year-old wonk. But the cheers in Congress are more sporadic: Unflinching endorsements of Ryan’s fiscal blueprint are […]

Another Christmas Surprise – Dems Roll Out $1.1 Trillion, 1,924-Page Budget Bill

William A. Jacobson Legal Insurrection 12/14/2010

I have warned time and again that the lame duck Democratic Congress could not be trusted, and that the longer it went on, the more mischief Democrats would attempt. I urged Mitch McConnell and other Republicans in the Senate to do everything within their power to shut down the […]

Examiner Editorial: Upton is wrong choice for Energy and Commerce

Washington Examiner 11/8/2010

If nothing else, Michigan Republican Rep. Fred Upton has a lot of nerve to campaign to succeed California Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Upton is wholly unsuitable for the job, as a stroll down Memory Lane quickly reminds us:

» Upton was one of […]