U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron accuses opponents of making up stories to scupper the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
The State of Texas is setting up a gold-backed bank that will allow depositors to bypass the controversial Federal Reserve System and its fiat currency in banking and commerce, according to the state representative who authored the recently enacted law.
As part of what experts call a war on tax competition and low taxes, a coalition of high-tax governments from around the world is working to erect a radical new planetary taxation regime that would crush what remains of financial privacy and national sovereignty while seriously harming the global economy. The controversial plot, led by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the G-20 group of governments and dictators, is already encountering opposition from lawmakers, industry, and liberty-minded non-profit organizations. However, with the Obama Treasury Department and other key players apparently already on board with the anti-tax-competition scheming, opponents are warning that Congress must get involved if the plan is to be stopped. Some critics say it is time to end U.S. funding for the “destructive” OECD, too.
Two Obama supporters, the Laborers’ International Union and the International Union of Operating Engineers, are urging Congress to lift the crude oil export ban.
Is there gold at Fort Knox? Has the Federal Reserve sold it in order to manipulate the economy? An audit might answer these questions.
After Congress failed to renew it, the charter for the U.S. Export-Import Bank lapsed at midnight, June 30.
Courtney Love, the widow of rock star Kurt Cobain, got caught in the middle of a taxicab strike — in which Paris' Big Taxi cartel is fighting its inevitable extinction — that turned violent last week, and had to be rescued by motorcycles after her Uber driver’s car was attacked.