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Amidst ongoing questions concerning the potential cover-ups by the Obama Administration of Fast and Furious and the Benghazi attack, another scandal is coming back to light for the White House. The U.S. Secret Service made the news last April when a number of agents were suspended after being accused of consorting with prostitutes while in Cartagena, Columbia for the Summit of the Americas attended by President Obama. As he did with the latest scandals surrounding his administration, the President called for an investigation into the incident:
The U.S. Federal Reserve Should Be Declared a Currency Manipulator
In the two presidential debates that focused heavily on the economy, there was not a single mention of the Federal Reserve. This is clearly worrisome since the U.S. central bank has a huge impact on the economy. With the Federal Reserve largely to blame for the recent financial meltdown and the rapidly declining value of the U.S. dollar, this is an important economic issue that the presidential candidates should be addressing.
Our first ever “Office Hours” segment was a fantastic success last week. Thanks to everyone’s support the link was shared more than 16,000 times on Facebook. Numerous questions were sent to our e-mail account, and, while we wish we could answer them all, time allows for only a few.
Public Demand Compels RUNAWAY SLAVE to be Available Through Video On Demand
The controversial documentary RUNAWAY SLAVE continues its viral sweep across the country leading up to the 2012 Presidential Election. The demand has compelled the creators of the controversial documentary to make the film available to all, through multiple Video On Demand outlets, as of October 16.
Earlier this week, Pennsylvania state senate to approve reforms for Pennsylvania charter schools. These reforms included educational and financial accountability reforms, but removed language from the bill which would add additional powers to the state board which oversees charter schools. The bill also fails to deal with the funding formula for charter schools. However, it is still a great step forward for school choice.
While President Obama proudly touted his "visionary" support of green energy in the debate this week, the taxpayer funded house of cards continued to collapse around him.First, electric vehicle battery manufacturer A123, a recepient of $300 million in stimulus funds, announced that it already had one foot off the bankruptcy cliff.
Voodoo Economics, Pt. 1 - The Stimulus Raises Baseline Spending
A fascinating report was delivered this week from the Congressional Research Service to the Senate Budget Committee. Titled, “Spending for Federal Benefits and Services for People with Low Income, FY2008-2011”, this report is chock full of some very interesting facts and figures – even non-wonks will find the conclusions of this report intriguing.