In contrast to his current position, “President Obama once declared that an influx of illegal immigrants would harm ‘the wages of blue-collar Americans’ and ‘put strains on an already overburdened safety net,’ ” reports Neil Munro, White House correspondent for the Daily Caller.
The self-styled “Islamic State,” the terrorist group often referred to as ISIS or ISIL that was admittedly armed by the Obama administration and its Islamic “allies,” is best known for its savagery, beheadings, and all-around jihadist terror. In recent days, though, after reportedly announcing that it would be minting its own gold, silver, and copper currency dubbed the “dinar” and the “dirham,” the brutal Islamist outfit has also become known for its monetary policy. According to the group, which announced its new money system last week, the goal of the precious-metals currency is to “emancipate itself from the satanic global economic system based on usury.”
Using outdated tactics to gain clout, the taxi union's shutdown of San Francisco International Airport on Monday night merely hastens the day of its demise.
President Obama's November 10 announcement that he would seek the “strongest possible rules” through the Federal Communications Commission to enforce "net neutrality" will serve as a key threat to both the freedoms of speech and press, and will throttle the progress of the Internet.
Violence. Rioting. Looting. Economic collapse and civil unrest. This isn’t a dystopian movie plot, but something else according to an economist with a good track record for prognostication: America’s dark future.
International Monetary Fund boss Christine Lagarde wants more of your taxpayer dollars, a lot more power for the IMF on the world stage, and a bigger voice for other largely autocratic members of the global outfit at the expense of the U.S. government’s influence. To get it, however, Lagarde first needs a reluctant U.S. Congress to approve a deeply controversial “reform” package being advanced by globalists, the Obama administration, the Council on Foreign Relations, and tyrants of various varieties around the world.
“Don’t let anyone tell that, ah, you know, it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” Hillary Clinton proclaimed to loud applause at a political rally in Boston on October 24.
“You know that old theory — trickle-down economics,” she continued. “That has been tried. That has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly.”
There are lessons to be learned from the divergent rankings of states based on their tax policies, and New York Governor Cuomo is starting to apply some of them.
The delay in approving the final leg of the Keystone XL pipeline is unncessarily costing property damage and lives.
Amid fast-growing pressure on the U.S. dollar’s status as the global reserve currency, authorities in the United Kingdom this week successfully issued sovereign bonds denominated in Communist China’s strictly controlled currency known as the yuan or renminbi. It was the first such bond issue in the Western world, and the largest non-Chinese bond ever sold, according to news reports. While the initial scheme was relatively small — worth about US$500 million, contrasted with about US$200 billion in yearly U.K. government borrowing — its implications for the dollar and the international monetary system could be profound in the longer term, analysts said.