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The Senate Is About to Approve a Plan to Use Pensioners Money to Fill Potholes

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com By Robert Wenzel The Senate Is About to Approve a Plan to Use Pensioners Money to Fill Potholes   The highway trust fund is the finance source that is used to fix potholes and bridges at the Federal level. It is on the brink of insolvency. Congress appears ready to “solve” the underfunding […]

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Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress   RPI Chairman and Founder Ron Paul, speaking on the Fox Business show The Independents Wednesday night, addresses the Central Intelligence Agency’s spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee — seemingly to cover up torture revelations against the agency. Paul notes the irony that […]


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Will GOP lawmakers do anything about the “Too Big To Fail” bank subsidy? Probably not.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Will GOP lawmakers do anything about the “Too Big To Fail” bank subsidy? Probably not.     Dave Camp in the House and David Vitter in the Senate are looking to address the implicit subsidy granted to banks designated as too big to fail. These banks are able to […]


How Economists and Policymakers Murdered Our Economy

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts How Economists and Policymakers Murdered Our Economy   The economy has been debilitated by the offshoring of middle class jobs for the benefit of corporate profits and by the Federal Reserve’s policy of Quantitative Easing in order to support a few oversized banks that the government protects […]


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TN Senate staffer arrested on child pornography charges found dead

  Source: http://www.prisonplanet.com By Rebecca Shabad The Hill Senate staffer arrested on child pornography charges found dead   The former chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) who was arrested on child pornography charges last month has been found dead in a suicide.     Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, hanged himself in his parents’ […]


U.S. Chamber cavalry arrives to help Mitch McConnell

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino U.S. Chamber cavalry arrives to help Mitch McConnell     The US Chamber says that McConnell is a “true conservative.” I suppose, if securing a $3 billion earmark so that Senator Reid could declare victory (but oh so short lived) in the government shutdown is “conservative.” And don’t forget […]

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“Well boys, there goes the filibuster!”

Banks and Reid working together? “Nuclear Option,” a move to make sure Yellen is confirmed and QE continues? (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Banks and Reid working together? “Nuclear Option,” a move to make sure Yellen is confirmed and QE continues? (Video)   This in an interesting take on why Reid moved when he did.  From one of the best connected people in politics, Ron Paul. (He does have a son in […]