“Quite simply, the U.S. is the closest shark to the boat right now.” That comment, from investment strategist Russ Koesterich to the London Daily Telegraph, describes the problem threatening the global economy because of the “fiscal cliff” that Congress will face after the presidential election. Unless Congress and the president — the current one or the new one — reach an agreement, enormous spending cuts (the so-called sequester) and huge tax increases will take effect automatically and simultaneously on Jan. 1. If this happens, it will mean 2 million jobs lost and an unemployment rate north of 9 percent, with the pain falling disproportionately on Virginiahttp://washingtonexaminer.com/examiner-editorial-if-obama-wins-brace-for-a-suicide-dive-off-fiscal-cliff/article/2512022http://washingtonexaminer.com/examiner-editorial-if-obama-wins-brace-for-a-suicide-dive-off-fiscal-cliff/article/2512022)
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The October bankruptcy of solar company Satcon Technology Corp. puts the number of bankrupt or troubled green energy companies as high as 50, according to one estimate.
During the first presidential debate, Republican candidate Mitt Romney said the Obama administration had doled out $90 billion to green energy companies, half of which he said had failed, which sparked a media-wide debate over the accuracy of the claim
According to the latest Rasmussen state polls, Mitt Romney is in position to win the presidency; he should win at least 279 electoral votes. Romney leads in Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Colorado, and New Hampshire; Obama leads in Nevada. Wisconsin and Iowa are tied. Were Romney to win both Wisconsin and Iowa, he’d secure another 16 electoral votes, putting him at 295 electoral votes. By way of contrast, George W. Bush won 286 electoral votes in 2004(Read More)
In the month and a half since our consulate in Benghazi was sacked and our ambassador and three other staffers killed the Obama regime is no closer to presenting a coherent, truthful narrative of what happened before, during, and after the incident than it was when it uttered its first deliberate lies and misdirections on September 12.
Right now we are being treated to the vision of the highest level of the ongoing criminal enterprise that governs us playing the equivalent of a game of musical chairs(Read More)
We all know where the finger is pointing.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday that expanded the Department of Homeland Security’s ties to local law enforcement.
The executive order creates a White House Homeland Security Partnership Council and Steering Committee, aimed at fostering local partnerships between federal and private institutions “to address homeland security
Watch out. Is this IT.(Read More)