We could use more hindsight these days. Three years after the fact, we learn that Henry Paulson manipulated hedge funds even before he was given the sole authority over Republican killer TARP. Around the same time, Barack Obama was running … Continue reading
Via Hot Air, a new Ron Paul ad reminds Republicans that Newt talks out of both sides of his ass. No Newt is good Newt. This is an open thread.
Old guard fades from Dem ranks Slowly but surely, the old guard of the House Democratic Caucus is fading. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), with his announcement Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2012, joins a growing list of … Continue reading
Looks like Occupy La La Land is over: Occupy L.A.: Police begin dismantling encampment Hundreds of Los Angeles Police Department officers have deployed onto downtown streets to clear out the Occupy L.A. camp on the lawn of City Hall. Columns … Continue reading
Obama’s Job Approval Drops Below Carter’s President Obama’s slow ride down Gallup’s daily presidential job approval index has finally passed below Jimmy Carter, earning Obama the worst job approval rating of any president at this stage of his term in … Continue reading
National Review: In a conference call this morning, Herman Cain told his senior staff that he is “reassessing” whether to remain in the race. He will make his final decision “over the next several days.” “Obviously, you’re all aware of … Continue reading
Another shocking story, this time from Bloomberg Businessweek. This goes back to July 2008, when Congress was panicking about Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac being the next dominoes to fall. How Paulson Gave Hedge Funds Advance Word of Fannie Mae … Continue reading