Bernie Sanders compares climate skeptics to Nazi deniers

(Politico) – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is comparing climate change skeptics to those who disregarded the Nazi threat to America in the 1930s, adding a strident rhetorical shot to the already volatile debate over climate change. Continue reading

Obamacare sparking 10th Amendment rebellion, action in seven states

Looks like the steadily growing list of constitutional, ethical and political outrages that constitute the Harry Reid version of Obamacare is sparking a rebellion in the states, as AP reports South Carolina’s attorney general plans to investigate the vote-buying that surrounded the proposal in the Senate majority leader’s office. Continue reading

MSM: Bernanke Foes Seek to Curtail Fed

(WSJ) – Ben Bernanke is widely expected to win Senate approval for a second term as Federal Reserve chairman, but opponents are hoping to use the debate on his nomination to curtail his autonomy at the central bank. Continue reading

Grayson calls on American public to ‘Unmask the Fed’

Florida Democrat U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson wants Americans to help him block Congress from confirming the Chairman of the Federal Reserve to his second term unless he hands over documents relating to the bailouts of financial institutions, including the rescue of Bear Stearns. Continue reading

Federal Reserve rejects request for public review

(RawStory) – The institution which creates and oversees America’s currency wants to keep a “low profile,” according to a published report on Monday, and may willing to dodge the U.S. Treasury in order to do so. Continue reading

US Senator Slams Washington Post Defense Of Fed Secrecy

Sanders: “Absolute power corrupts absolutely”

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), sponsor of S 604, the Federal Reserve Sunshine Act of 2009, has slammed a recent Washington Post editorial that contends the Federal Reserve should not be subject to a general audit. Continue reading

What’s the Establishment Got to Hide?

(C4L) – In a puzzling editorial in Friday’s edition, the Washington Post blasted the Federal Reserve Transparency Act as “an unserious answer to a serious question.” The Post, which tends to be predictably liberal and quite bland in its editorial pronouncements, used unusually harsh language, calling the bill “wrongheaded in the extreme.” Continue reading

Senate Blocks Bill To Audit The Fed As Government Prepares For Second Round Of Looting

A Senate amendment based on Congressman Ron Paul’s successful House bill to audit the Federal Reserve was blocked by the Senate yesterday evening on procedural grounds, as Jim DeMint slammed the Fed for refusing to disclose where trillions in bailout funds had gone, while a top Obama administration advisor called for a second “stimulus” package to be prepared. Continue reading

Video: DeMint amendment to audit the Federal Reserve blocked by Senate Leadership

Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) is blocked by Senate Democrat Leadership from having a vote on his amendment to audit the Federal Reserve, based on a bill authored by Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) in the House, H.R. 1207, and Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) in the Senate, S. 604. Continue reading

Video: Bernie Sanders – U S Healthcare Held Hostage by Corporate Fraud

U S Senator Bernie Sanders details the ongoing wave of corporate fraud, deceit, and corruption that plagues our healthcare system. Continue reading

H.R. 675: Building Obama’s Civilian National Security Force

In January, without any recognizable corporate media coverage, Rep. Bob Filner, a California Democrat, introduced H.R. 675. The bill would amend title 10 of the United States Code and extend to civilian employees of the Department of Defense the authority to execute warrants, make arrests, and carry firearms. The bill was referred to the Armed Services Committee on January 26, 2009. Continue reading

You Know Things Are Bad When Even Newsweek Is Slamming the Obama Administration for Caving in to the Financial Status Quo

You know things are bad when even one of the most mainstream publications – Newsweek – is slamming the Obama administration for caving to the financial status quo, and sounding the same themes that I and other “alternative” writers have been shouting into the wind about for many months. Continue reading