Updated with Video: Republicans and Democrats on the hill stand against the Trans Pacific Partnership

Update: Here is video on the subject regarding a leak by Wikileaks on the text of this monstrous thing: (H/T Democracy Now) For once there is something that the President is trying to get accomplished, that the Democrats and Republicans … Continue reading

From the “You gotta be kidding me” file: House just voted on 2 bills that would undercut new financial regulations

This one somehow snuck past me. I happen to read on Populist Jim Hightower’s website about this one here and I went and looked it up and sure enough; there it was in black and white: The story: WASHINGTON –– To … Continue reading

So, why did gold crash?

I am not an expert on the subject, but I think here might be a good reason as to why: In the wake of gold prices cratering in recent days, more than a few prominent experts have already started pinning … Continue reading