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RULING CLASS:: Above the Law: Government Officials Engaged in Insider Trading With Medicare Stocks

By at June 10, 2013 | 12:10 pm

RULING CLASS:: Above the Law: Government Officials Engaged in Insider Trading With Medicare Stocks

Katie Pavlich | Jun 10, 2013 -- If you haven't read Peter Schweizer's Throw Them All Out, I highly suggest you do. His book is all about how politicians in Washington D.C. engage in insider trading with zero consequences, something that is illegal for the rest of America. One of the biggest scandals in American politics is waiting to explode: the full story of the ... Go To Article

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MUST VIEW [VIDEO LINK] EDWARD SNOWDEN: THE WHISTLEBLOWER BEHIND THE NSA SURVEILLANCE REVELATIONS | guardian.co.uk

By at June 9, 2013 | 4:30 pm

MUST VIEW [VIDEO LINK] EDWARD SNOWDEN: THE WHISTLEBLOWER BEHIND THE NSA SURVEILLANCE REVELATIONS | guardian.co.uk

Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras in Hong Kong, guardian.co.uk, Sunday 9 June 2013 The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows • Q&A with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I do not expect to see home again' The ... Go To Article

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[VIDEO LINK] RAND PAULl: I’m Going To Challenge NSA Spying in Supreme Court | National Review Online

By at June 9, 2013 | 4:05 pm

[VIDEO LINK] RAND PAULl: I’m Going To Challenge NSA Spying in Supreme Court | National Review Online

By  Eliana Johnson, June 9, 2013 Kentucky senator Rand Paul announced this morning that he plans to challenge the National Security Agency’s powers in the Supreme Court through a class-action lawsuit. ”I’m going to be asking all of the Internet providers, all of the phone companies, to ask your customers to join me in a class-action lawsuit. If we get 10 ... Go To Article

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NIALL FERGUSON: [VIDEO LINK] How America Lost Its Way – WSJ

By at June 9, 2013 | 1:45 pm

NIALL FERGUSON: [VIDEO LINK] How America Lost Its Way – WSJ

It is getting ever harder to do business in the United States, argues Niall Ferguson, and more stimulus won't help: Our institutions need fixing. By NIALL FERGUSON, June 7,2013 The decline of America's institutions, and the related rise in red tape that hinders business, may spell the nation's economic doom. Harvard's Niall Ferguson talks to WSJ's Charles Forelle ... Go To Article

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IMMIGRATION reform hinges on Rubio plans for border security – The Hill

By at June 9, 2013 | 1:00 pm

IMMIGRATION reform hinges on Rubio plans for border security – The Hill

By Alexander Bolton - 06/09/13 Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is the make-or-break player for immigration reform as the Senate on Tuesday begins voting to overhaul what is widely viewed as a broken system. [WATCH VIDEO] Confidence among Democrats that the 1,000-page bill will pass the upper chamber was shaken last week when Rubio said he would not vote for it without ... Go To Article

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POLL: Many Americans blame welfare for ‘persistent poverty’ | The Daily Caller

By at June 9, 2013 | 12:50 pm

POLL: Many Americans blame welfare for ‘persistent poverty’ | The Daily Caller

06/08/2013, Michael Bastasch Americans blame government welfare programs for persistent poverty more than other factor, according to a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released this week. Out of a choice of eight factors, 24 percent of Americans said “too much government welfare that prevents initiative” is the reason for persistent poverty which has become a ... Go To Article

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STEPHEN MOORE: A Test Case for Republican Lower-Taxes Rhetoric – WSJ

By at June 9, 2013 | 12:45 pm

STEPHEN MOORE: A Test Case for Republican Lower-Taxes Rhetoric – WSJ

By STEPHEN MOORE, Raleigh, N.C., CROSS COUNTRY Updated June 7, 2013 The North Carolina GOP came to power promising tax reform. Special interests pushed back. One of the favorite slogans in Carolina country is: "If God isn't a Tar Heel, why is the sky North Carolina blue?" In the past two election cycles, this state has turned from North Carolina blue to Republican ... Go To Article

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RICHARD FERNANDEZ: Belmont Club » All We Are Saying …

By at June 9, 2013 | 12:40 pm

RICHARD FERNANDEZ: Belmont Club » All We Are Saying …

by Richard Fernandez, June 7th, 2013 In the halcyon days before the Verizon and PRISM revelations gave the subject a sinister cast, the New York Post examined President Obama’s attempt to end the War on Terror by declaring peace. The signed editorial read: “President Obama’s speech at the National Defense University calling for an end to the war on terror forces ... Go To Article

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MILITARY:: House Panel Moves to Protect Religious Liberty for Military | CNS News

By at June 9, 2013 | 12:02 am

MILITARY:: House Panel Moves to Protect Religious Liberty for Military | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – The House Armed Services Committee approved a measure on Thursday to protect religious liberty in the military amid growing disputes over expression of faith. The measure, approved as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), comes less than a week after a painting with reference to a Bible verse was removed from a dining hall at ... Go To Article

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FROM THE LEFT: Obama’s Covert Trade Deal – NYTimes

By at June 8, 2013 | 2:00 pm

FROM THE LEFT: Obama’s Covert Trade Deal – NYTimes

By LORI WALLACH and BEN BEACHY, Published: June 2, 2013 WASHINGTON — THE Obama administration has often stated its commitment to open government. So why is it keeping such tight wraps on the contents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the most significant international commercial agreement since the creation of the World Trade Organization in 1995? The agreement, ... Go To Article

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