Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Supercommittee’s Failure: What Really Happened | Power Line

The Supercommittee’s Failure: What Really Happened | Power Line: Finger-pointing is in full swing, but the reality is that the Supercommittee’s failure to come to an agreement on spending reductions is just one chapter in a very long story–the story of the Democratic Party’s absolute refusal to come to grips with the country’s fiscal crisis. Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee have produced this helpful time line, with links to supporting documentation. The story of the Democrats’ ongoing malfeasance needs to be better understood:

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Service Employees International Union endorses Obama in 2012

Service Employees International Union endorses Obama in 2012: The 2.1 million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU) announced on Wednesday its unusually early endorsement of Barack Obama for re-election in 2012. Other than the timing, the statement by SEIU President Mary Kay Henry comes as no surprise, considering the longstanding alliance and increasing integration of the US trade unions into the big business Democratic Party.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Conn Carroll: Facts show Fannie, Freddie led mortgage market to the collapse | Conn Carroll | Columnists | Washington Examiner

Conn Carroll: Facts show Fannie, Freddie led mortgage market to the collapse | Conn Carroll | Columnists | Washington Examiner: enior Editorial Writer
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"We are delighted to participate in this historic event, and we are particularly proud that a substantial portion of the $8 billion commitment will directly benefit lower income Americans," Countrywide Financial President Angelo Mozilo said at a July 8, 1992, press conference.

Friday, November 11, 2011

'Mini Ponzi Scheme' Takes Down N.J. Democrat Corzine; Networks Forget They Used Him as 'Top' Economic Voice

'Mini Ponzi Scheme' Takes Down N.J. Democrat Corzine; Networks Forget They Used Him as 'Top' Economic Voice: Flashbacks of 2008 were on the minds of many when MF Global, a Wall Street firm led the Democratic former N.J. Gov. Jon Corzine, filed for bankruptcy amid a huge scandal. Forbes said the firm owes $2.2 billion to JP Morgan and Deutsche Banks. But the broadcast networks had amnesia when it came to their previous coverage of Corzine, his role as adviser and fundraiser for Obama and their previous use of him as an economic expert.

Monday, November 7, 2011