Eric Holder’s Legacy To Be Failing To Hold Wall Street Accountable

By: Tuesday July 1, 2014 11:26 am

Attorney General Eric Holder, appointed in the beginning of Barack Obama’s presidency, is beginning to have his legacy evaluated and it is not looking good. A creature of Wall Street who helped represent some of the culprits of the mortgage crisis in private practice, Holder never made an honest or substantive efforts to go after [...]

Obama Uses War Powers To Send More Troops To Iraq

By: Tuesday July 1, 2014 3:29 am

So about that no ground troops pledge. President Obama has now ordered 200 more US military personnel to Iraq. The disclosure came in a letter to Congress as required under the War Powers Resolution. The troops sent are, according to Obama’s letter, “equipped for combat.” Which is good because they are heading into a war [...]

President Obama Asks For $500 Million To Arm More Terrorists In Syria

By: Friday June 27, 2014 8:29 am

President Barack Obama appears determined to keep Al-Qaeda and ISIS well supplied with weapons. After bypassing a terrorism funding law, Obama sent arms to the weak to non-existent “moderate” Syrian rebels. Not surprisingly, the arms quickly were taken by Al-Qaeda and used for their operations. Yes, President Obama bypassed a rule about arming terrorists and [...]

Robert Gibbs To Lead National Campaign Against Teachers Unions

By: Thursday June 26, 2014 10:02 am

While it is not surprising that those who worked for a corporate Democrat like President Barack Obama have moved on to shilling for Big Business after they leave the White House, usually the opportunism is less crass than this. Robert Gibbs, President Obama’s former press secretary, has signed on through his public relations firm to [...]

TISA: Secret Agreement Further Deregulates Wall Street

By: Wednesday June 25, 2014 9:10 am

Thanks to Wikileaks the world now knows about the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). The agreement was so secret that it was not only meant to be kept from the people of the participating countries during negotiations but for five years after going into effect. TISA is perhaps the most anti-transparent trade agreement ever proposed [...]

Iraq Prime Minister Maliki Refuses To Step Down After US Request

By: Friday June 20, 2014 5:53 am

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki has said that he will not resign from office as members of the US government have requested, even if that means the US will not provide military support against ISIS militants. The Iraqi government has already publicly called for US assistance to help stop a major ISIS offensive that is [...]

Obama Claims He Does Not Need Congressional Approval For Next Iraq War

By: Thursday June 19, 2014 5:25 am

President Barack Obama, who won the Democratic primaries and general election in 2008 thanks in large part to his opposition to the 2003 Iraq War, has now told Congress he can launch another war on Iraq without Congress’ approval. Instead, Congress would simply be briefed on what was happening, not asked for authority. Those who [...]

Benghazi Assault Leader Captured By US Forces

By: Wednesday June 18, 2014 5:52 am

The leader of the infamous 2012 assault on the American mission in Benghazi, Libya has been captured. Ahmed Abu Khattala was apprehended Monday and now will hopefully explain what exactly occurred on September 11, 2012 that led to the deaths of four Americans, including an ambassador, in Benghazi and why. Investigating the causes and events [...]

Usual Suspects Turn Up To Promote Another War In Iraq, Rewrite Their Own History

By: Monday June 16, 2014 9:50 am

(Tom Friedman Justifies 2003 Iraq War In Off-putting Sexual Terms) One of the consequences of President Barack Obama not bringing to justice the architects of the illegal and disastrous 2003 Iraq invasion and torturous occupation is that those same war criminals feel free to now launch asymmetric attacks against common decency and rational thought in [...]

President Obama Puts Military Option On Table With Iraq

By: Friday June 13, 2014 10:27 am

In a press conference today on the White House lawn President Barack Obama announced that while he was not considering ground troops he and his staff were willing to use US military force against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) fighters in Iraq on the condition that the Iraqi government had a viable [...]

ISIS Heads For Baghdad As Iraqi Army Collapses, Kurds Take Kirkuk

By: Friday June 13, 2014 5:28 am

My report: #ISIS burns passports to ready for caliphate "Our citizenship means nothing to us anymore" via @EANewsFeed http://t.co/mRGsxC6oHW — Scott Peterson (@peterson__scott) June 12, 2014 The central government of Iraq appears on the verge of collapse as the Islamic State of Iraq and the LevantĀ  (ISIS) fighters head for Baghdad after taking over Mosul [...]

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