The New York Times and key senators have spoken out in favor of rapid approval of the still-secret Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Just one in 10 American adults is opposed to auditing the shadowy Federal Reserve, with an overwhelming 74 percent supporting an audit of the controversial central bank, according to a new poll released by Rasmussen. While the banking cartel-run institution has hired lobbyists and unleashed various gimmicks to improve its image and protect its cloak of secrecy from Congress and the public, it appears increasingly clear that the people see through the charade. Now, the question is whether lawmakers will side with the establishment to protect the Fed, or with the American public and their demands for transparency.

 

 

If Atlanta's Mayor Kasim Reed had just followed the law and the court's ruling, his recent spat with street vendors would never have become national news.

The last standing primary lead smelter in the United States will be closing in December — thanks to the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s continuing war on American industry. As a consequence, the costs of batteries, ammunition, and hundreds of other lead-dependent products will climb.

Janet Yellen, President Obama's choice to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke next year, is among a number of influential economists who would welcome a higher rate of inflation to boost a stagnant economy and reduce unemployment.

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