Daily Archives: August 6, 2011

Silly (not) question of the night. 1

So to all that read this, just a simple question.  Simple to ask but the difficulty to answer will vary from one individual to the next. The question: Where is your line in the sand? At what point do you stand up and say enough is enough? A loss of the First Amendment, so why […]

For whom the downgrade tolls 1

Source: http://hotair.com Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the US government’s AAA credit rating tolls for all of us, of course. However, it tolls for the left in ways they have not fully grasped. The partisan left — and the establishment media supporting it — naturally seeks a short-term advantage from the event. They will […]

Possible Resignation of Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner

Just a random thought.  Yes, Tim Geithner = POS, but everyone should have expected such based on his history.   If not, oh well, you know it now.  So maladjusted Timmy says goodbye, then what?  The citizens will not be voting in his replacement, hmm, of course those would be same voters I would have […]

Global markets crash as congressional job disapproval hits high

Source: http://www.digitaljournal.com With the Dow Jones Industrial Average posting its biggest one-day decline since December 2008 on Thursday in lock-step with global market sell-offs, a new poll demonstrated the vast disapproval Americans have for their legislators. In a new CBS News / New York Times poll released on Thursday, a record 82 percent of Americans […]

Rand Paul Calls for Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to Resign

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com Sen. Rand Paul today issued a statement calling for the resignation of U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner from his cabinet post, effective immediately, for his gross mismanagement of federal economic policy and for his role in the first-ever downgrade of United States debt. “Secretary Geithner assured everyone that raising the debt ceiling without […]

World leaders confer on debt crises this weekend

Source: http://www.reuters.com Global leaders on Saturday arranged a round of emergency calls to discuss the twin debt crises in Europe and the United States that are causing turmoil in financial markets. After a week that saw $2.5 trillion wiped off global stock markets, they are under pressure to show political leadership and reassure markets that […]

Ron Paul to Congress: Stop Stealing from the American People

Source: http://tulsachange.com Imagine you had a pesky neighbor who somehow took out a mortgage on his house in your name and by some legal trickery you were obligated to pay for it. Imagine watching this neighbor throw drunken parties, buy expensive cars, add more rooms to the house, and hire dozens of people to wait […]

Ron Paul Issues Statement on S&P Downgrading of U.S. Credit Rating

Source: http://www.ronpaul2012.com “Washington must take heed, and act to restore America” LAKE JACKSON, Texas – Today, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul issued a statement in response to the credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s decision to downgrade the United States’ credit rating from AAA for the first time in history. The ratings agency has removed the […]

Geithner: “No Risk” of Downgrade

Source: http://www.ronpaul2012.com In April, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said there was “no risk” the U.S. would lose its top credit rating. Yesterday, Standard & Poor downgraded America’s AAA rating for the first time in history. The so-called “experts in “Washington” told us that stimulus would work. They were wrong. They told us the bailouts would […]

15 Percent of Americans Are Now on Food Stamps

Source: http://www.good.is Today we discovered the unemployment rate fell a paltry tenth of a percent in July, putting us at 9.1 percent, and experts weighed in on the cratering stock market. It just might be “recession 2.0.” At least 45.8 million people are acutely aware of how bad things have been, because they’re on food […]

S&P Downgrade, Upgrade to Ron Paul

While assured by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and many others in Washington D.C. that the US credit rating would not be downgraded reality has occurred.  At least one representative in D.C. has been warning us for a long time, presidential candidate Ron Paul.  Gary Franchi makes a rare spontaneous video blog addressing the concerns of […]

DeMint calls for Geithner’s resignation in wake of credit downgrade

Source: http://dailycaller.com Republican Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina called for Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s immediate resignation Friday night in response to S&P downgrading the U.S. credit rating. “The President should demand that Secretary Geithner resign and immediately replace him with someone who will help Washington focus on balancing our budget and allowing the private sector […]

Obama Wants $71,600 for New York Dinner

Source: http://nation.foxnews.com The parties just keep coming for birthday-boy Barack Obama. After a Chicago fund-raiser the night before he turned 50 and a White House party on the big ay, a third event is now planned for New York.This time it is high-powered movie mogul Harvey Weinstein who will host the president at his Big […]

U.S. eats up most of debt limit in one day

Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com $239 billion spike uses up 60% of funding OK’d on Tuesday U.S. debt shot up $239 billion on Tuesday — the largest one-day bump in history — as the government flexed the new borrowing room it earned in this week’s debt-limit increase deal. The debt subject to the statutory limit shot way past […]