U.S. Politics

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‪Obama: My Presidency Will Be ‘A One-Term Proposition’ If Economy Doesn’t Turn In 3 Years‬‏

‪Obama: My Presidency Will Be ‘A One-Term Proposition’ If Economy Doesn’t Turn In 3 Years‬‏

President Barack Obama said in February 2009 that his presidency would be “one-term proposition” if the economy did not recover in three years, giving him less than six months from today. via ‪FLASHBACK: Obama: My Presidency Will Be ‘A One-Term Proposition’ If Economy Doesn’t Turn In 3 Years‬‏ – YouTube.

Source: Standard & Poors to downgrade United States credit to AA+ rating this weekend

Source: Standard & Poors to downgrade United States credit to AA+ rating this weekend

Two government officials tell ABC News that the federal government is expecting and preparing for bond rating agency Standard & Poor’s to downgrade the rating of US debt from its current AAA value. Official reasons given, one official says, will be the political confusion surrounding the process of raising the debt ceiling, and lack of confidence that the political system will be able to agree to more deficit reduction. A source says Republicans […]

Documents: Obama Admin. “Walked” Guns and  Allowed Cocaine into U.S.

Documents: Obama Admin. “Walked” Guns and Allowed Cocaine into U.S.

The left wants to ignore operation, “fast and furious”  operations as they lost sight of the guns that ended up killing Americans.  In Reagan “Iran Contra” fashion, the Obama administration turned a blind eye to Cocaine being allowed to move into the United States. The full transparency in United states operations is dim as the Obama Admin turns a blind eye to this  evidence.  Amazing that the Transparency President  who […]

While Obama demonizes Corporate Jets he is O.K. with Government Subsidies of entire airports

While Obama demonizes Corporate Jets he is O.K. with Government Subsidies of entire airports

How much does it cost you?  Find out A federal program that provides subsidies to airlines for providing passenger service to small airports that would otherwise go without came under fire as Congress deadlocked on a recent FAA authorization leading to an agency shutdown. But the money now looks to be safe as the transportation secretary plans to sign a waiver that overrides congressional calls to end at least some […]

The dark side of  transparency: Court rules Fannie and Freddie don’t have to disclose political donations

The dark side of transparency: Court rules Fannie and Freddie don’t have to disclose political donations

The federal agency that has legal control over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac does not have to disclose documents about the political giving of the mortgage giants, a court ruled Friday. After the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) took conservatorship of the mortgage giants during the financial crisis, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request in 2009 to obtain records detailing Fannie and Freddie’s political contributions. When […]