Bill That Would Gut Financial Regulatory Efforts Delayed

By: Friday November 16, 2012 9:15 am

Lest I be described as a Gloomy Gus, let’s point out some good news for a change. Or at least some potentially good news. First, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission decided to appeal a ruling from a federal judge that cancelled the Dodd-Frank regulation on position limits. By a 3-2 vote, the commission agreed to [...]

Financial Regulation Advocates Fighting Bill to Gut Regulatory Agencies

By: Friday November 9, 2012 10:17 am

Among the other goodies in store for America in the lame duck Congress is a bid to gut financial regulatory and other agencies and set up a process to take away their independent control and subsume them under the power of the executive. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, under the direction of [...]

Administration Official Terms Benghazi Assault on US Consulate a “Terrorist Attack”

By: Thursday September 20, 2012 8:59 am

An official with the National Counterterrorism Center officially described the September 11 assault on the US consulate in Benghazi, which killed four Americans including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, as a terrorist attack, though he hedged by saying it was an “unplanned” one. “I would say they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack,” said [...]

Fun With Flash Games: Website Asks You To “Strip Joe”

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 2:13 pm

Here’s a fun little Web diversion from CREDO Mobile about America’s favorite politician, Joe Lieberman. CREDO wants there to be consequences if Lieberman joins a Republican-led filibuster to block a final vote on health care reform. Specifically, they want him to be stripped of his chairmanship on the Senate Homeland Security Committee. So they’ve created [...]

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