March 11, 2009

Obama Spanks Congress On Earmarks; Gives New Rules On Pork

Barry came out and sternly and announced his New Era of Responsibility and Accountability for Congress, particularly the leadership. He had to hold his nose so much when he signed the much-maligned Omnibus Overspending bill, that he did it behind closed doors. So why didn’t he veto it, send it back to Congress and tell […]

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March 10, 2009

Bernanke Calls For Banking Overhall; Ignores $700 Trillion Elephant In The Room

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke just gave a speech calling for serious changes in the U.S. banking system that would give the Fed greatly expanded powers over our financial system. He wants to have more coordination amongst regulators especially where the Zombie banks like Citigroup and Bank of America are concerned. Ben also wants to […]

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March 4, 2009

The FDIC Screws The Community Banks

This may well be the end of responsible small and community banks…all courtesy of the irresponsible financial institutions that screwed up their balance sheets with idiot investments. Bank of America, AIG and the gang may be “too big to fail,” but there are hundreds of banks who obviously weren’t. The FDIC’s fund that insures deposits […]

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February 25, 2009

The Thing That Ate America

This is becoming like watching one of those horror movies where the bad guy keeps coming back…with even more scary big government programs that have failed the American people time after time. Only this time WE ARE FLAT BROKE. Correction: only this time WE ARE IN A CHINESE DEBTOR’S PRISON. If you’re keeping score at […]

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February 19, 2009

Chicago Trader Rick Santelli Wins Today’s “Best Rant Against The Spending” Award: Poll!

I am STILL applauding Rick Santelli’s performance on BSNBC today, where he laid it out against the insanity of our government’s spending, and pulled zero punches. Standing O, bro. BE SURE TO VOTE IN THE POLL BELOW RICK’S CLIP! poll by twiigs.com

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February 11, 2009

Divide And Conquer

I don’t know about you, but keeping up with the freight train of the Obama administration and it’s agenda has me out of breath. And I think it’s by design. Gitmo. The Overspending Bill and all that’s hidden in there. Geithner’s trillion-plus TARP 2. The Census Grab, and more. All of it enormous. “Never let […]

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February 10, 2009

Geithner’s Bank Bailout Plan: An Unmitigated Disaster

Treasury Secretary Geithner just finished his long-awaited speech on why he needs MUCH more of our money to give to financial institutions. Geithner and Obama both window-dressed this crap with promises to curb executive compensation, as if this will make a difference in a plan that will cost north of $1 Trillion. $78 billion has […]

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February 9, 2009

Geithner To Ask For $1.3 Trillion For Banks Tomorrow

I know I told you Treasury Secretary Geithner was coming TODAY with his hat in hand, but because the Senate is still wrangling over Porkulus, he’s postponed his speech until tomorrow. Because, you know, it would look unseemly to ask the American taxpayers for $1.3 trillion MORE dollars for financial institutions on the same day […]

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