Biden to AFL-CIO: You Keep ‘Barbarians from the Gate’

Biden to Union Socialists: You Keep “Barbarians from the Gate”

Trevor Loudon New Zeal 3/21/2011

If you have any doubt at all that the Obama Administration is siding with the labor unions, listen to Vice President Joe Biden on an AFL-CIO phone call March 16, 2011.


Green boondoggles

Bam’s ‘clean energy’ gambit

Shikha Dalmia New York Post 3/2/2011

President Obama hasn’t abandoned his jobs-killing global-warming agenda, just wrapped it in the rhetoric of “clean energy.” And that may be enough to get Republicans to sign on.

That “clean energy” is code for “anti-warming” is obvious, given that even Environmental Protection Agency numbers show […]

Leahy: I didn’t bother reading bill that I demanded pass into law

Ed Morrissey 8/2/2010

Greta van Susteren publishes Senator Pat Leahy’s admission that he had no clue what was in the financial regulation bill before pushing it into law with an appropriate headline, so be sure to check it out. Leahy pledges to fix the law that he supported in order to fix what he […]

SEC Says New Financial Regulation Law Exempts it From Public Disclosure

Dunstan Prial Fox Business 7/28/2010

So much for transparency.

Under a little-noticed provision of the recently passed financial-reform legislation, the Securities and Exchange Commission no longer has to comply with virtually all requests for information releases from the public, including those filed under the Freedom of Information Act.

The law, signed last week by President […]

Historic financial overhaul signed to law by Obama

Jim Kuhnhenn Associated Press via The Daily Caller 7/21/2010

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reveling over a new milestone in his presidency, a triumphant Barack Obama on Wednesday signed into law the most sweeping overhaul of lending and high-finance rules since the Great Depression, adding safeguards for millions of consumers and aiming to restrain Wall Street excesses […]

Countrywide VIP Loan Unit Benefited Many Fannie Mae Execs

Dan Riehl Riehl World View 7/20/2010

Not only is this at the heart of the current economic problems, the new financial regulation bill does nothing to address the abuses of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Why would it, I believe Rahm Emmanuel did some time there, as well. Say hellp to the corrupt so […]