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

Great opinion piece on the Federal Reserve Bank by George Will

I highly suggest that you read it. Quote: Because Ben Bernanke’s public persona is as mild as milk, the transformation in American governance in which he has participated is imperfectly understood and hence insufficiently deplored. The change is dramatized by … 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

Oh yeah, it’s a nightmare alright

I have one thing to say about this below — Welcome to my world. The Story: Close your eyes and picture the scariest thing you can think of. Maybe it’s a giant spider or a giant Stay Puft marshmallow man … Continue reading