Zuckerman: Economic Programs Have Failed

By MORTIMER B. ZUCKERMAN

April 20, 2012 RSS Feed Print

America has long been a country where almost everyone, including the poor and unskilled, could get a job. Given the will to do a reasonable day’s work, a job was a passport to economic and social well-being; it was the fount of self-esteem and the foundation of family

The Real Face of Bernanke and the Federal Reserve

Infowars.com April 7, 2012

Here is how the establishment media portrays the bankster minion Ben “Helicopter” Bernanke:

They expect us to believe he is a “hero” who saved the global economy when the exact opposite is the case. Bernanke and the Federal Reserve rigged an already rigged system of fiat paper money manipulated by

3 Democratic Super PACs joining forces for ‘SUPER SUPER PAC’

By LAUREN FOX

March 12, 2012 RSS Feed Print

The uncharted waters of Super PACs just became a bit murkier.

President Barack Obama’s Priorities USA Action, along with the Democratic Senate’s Super PAC, Majority PAC, and the Democratic House Majority PAC are combining to form the country’s first-ever joint fundraising Super PAC — Unity 2012.[See the latest political cartoons.]

An FEC

HOUSE SET TO BAN WELFARE PAYMENTS AT STRIP CLUBS

As the recession continues onward, House Republicans are worried that those receiving welfare payments may be having a bit too good of a time.

The chamber will again vote Wednesday on a bill which would ensure that electronic withdrawals of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families dollars aren’t allowed to be withdrawn from ATMs at strip

Jon Huntsman goes unrecognized 9 blocks from White House

(USN News) Iowa and New Hampshire are a long way from the White House, but for GOP presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman, a Trader Joe’s just nine blocks from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue isn’t any closer.

(Photo: Washington D.C. Metblogs)

A clerk at the popular and affordable grocery store at 25th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW says that Huntsman, normally

PENTAGON WARNS OF SMALLEST BUDGET SINCE WWII

The pathetically predicable failure of the House-Senate debt “super committee” to do as ordered and produce $1.2 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years has sent top Pentagon officials scrambling to morph their futuristic and modestly budgeted war strategy into a Kmart blue light special that could jeopardize the nation’s safety.

The super committee’s

US Tourism’s ‘Lost Decade’ Cost Some 500,000 Jobs

The travel industry today became the latest to slam federal rules and bureaucracy, charging that tough visa rules for potential tourists have robbed the nation of $600 billion and hundreds of thousands of jobs.

Two grim facts: More Chinese now visit France than the United States, in part because it’s hard to get a

BOOTED POLITICIAN SUES OPPONENTS FOR ‘LOSS OF LIVELIHOOD’

There’s nothing quite like a politician scorned.

When voters in Ohio’s 1st Congressional District threw Democrat Steve Driehaus out of office after only one term, he did not bow out gracefully.  No, he decided to get even.  So he did what anyone does in today’s culture: he sued somebody.

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POLL: CAIN, ROMNEY, PERRY ALL BEAT OBAMA

Here’s how much political trouble President Obama is in: A new poll by the authoritative Evolving Strategies firm finds that Herman Cain, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney would all beat Obama it the election were held today.

[See a collection of political cartoons on the GOP hopefuls.]

Worse for Obama: the poll, which

Michelle Obama’s Africa Vacation Cost More Than $432,142

(USN NEWS) First lady Michelle Obama’s family trip to South Africa and Botswana in June cost taxpayers well over $424,000, according to new accounting based on Air Force manifests obtained by Judicial Watch, a taxpayer watchdog group.

The use of Air Force aircraft alone for the June 21-27 trip cost $424,142, said the group, and

TOUGH: FORD ad slams Obama auto bailouts

America is still fighting over President Obama’s costly bailout of Chrysler and General Motors. Especially the owners of Ford, the only member of Detroit’s “Big Three” who rejected the government dole and emerged perfectly healthy.

[Check out our editorial cartoons on President Obama.]

In its most political ad in the so-called “Drive One” ads where

Milllionaires and billionaires: Obama to drop $50,000 for 10-day holiday

At a time when many more cash-strapped Americans are stuck at home instead of vacationing at the beach, President Obama next week will lead an entourage of several dozens to exclusive Martha’s Vineyard island at a cost of millions to taxpayers.

While technically he is paying for his estimated $50,000 a week rental of the

REPORT: GOP could take super-majority in Senate

Senate Republicans are looking strong going into the 2012 election, poised to pick up enough states to create a four-seat majority and possibly a filibuster-proof lead if the eventual GOP presidential nominee routs President Obama, according to party leaders and a new election analysis.

“Barring an unexpected reelection landslide by President Obama, Republicans are at

Zuckerman: ‘We now have more idle men, women than at any time since Great Depression’

The Great Recession has now earned the dubious right of being compared to the Great Depression. In the face of the most stimulative fiscal and monetary policies in our history, we have experienced the loss of over 7 million jobs, wiping out every job gained since the year 2000. From the moment the Obama

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