Obama Taps B-List Actor to Promote Obamacare

Ericka Andersen The Foundry Heritage.org 1/23/2014

In a new move, the White House has enlisted B-list actor Kal Penn, most famous for his role in the “Harold & Kumar” franchise, to sell Obamacare…

…Penn previously worked for the Obama Administration as associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement and currently serves on […]

Britain’s credit rating downgraded

The Government’s economic strategy has been dealt a serious blow after a leading credit ratings agency downgraded UK debt on its expectation that growth will “remain sluggish over the next few years”.

James Hurley The Telegraph [UK] 22 Feb 2013

Moody’s announced on Friday night that it had cut the Government’s bond rating one notch […]

‘Bernanke has donated billions to re-elect Obama as he inflicts out-of-control inflation on average Americans’

That is the headline this morning at The Astute Bloggers.

The Astute Bloggers 9/14/2012





…But the stock market–with the lowest participation by middle class people in decades–in going way, way, way up.

While the dollar is down…

Read the […]

Texas bank launches constitutional challenge to Dodd-Frank financial reform law

AEIdeas American Enterprise Institute 6/21/2012

If the U.S. Supreme Court throws out President Obama’s healthcare law this month, the only other remaining major achievement from the president’s first term would be, arguably, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.

But that may be in jeopardy, too.

A Texas community bank is today filing a challenge to Dodd-Frank, […]

Source: Corzine Expected to Testify at House Hearing

MoneyNews.com 25 Nov 2011

Former MF Global Chief Executive Jon Corzine is expected to testify at a congressional hearing next month, a committee aide said Friday, tamping down speculation that the former head of the bankrupt brokerage would decline to take part.

The House Financial Services Committee announced earlier this week that Corzine, a former […]

Two Congressmen, two statements about tonight’s Budget Control Act vote, and a President who plainly loathes the political system in which he serves

Boehner Debt-Ceiling Bill Barely Passes House 218-210; 22 GOP ‘No’ Votes

Robert Stacy McCain The Other McCain 7/29/2011

Statement from Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) explaining his “no” vote:

I cannot in good conscience vote for a bill that puts the future of my grandchildren and of generations to come in jeopardy. While I respect my […]