Alabama Governor signs nation’s toughest immigration law

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Under the new measure, police must detain someone they suspect of being in the country illegally if the person cannot produce proper documentation when stopped for any reason. It also will be a crime to knowingly transport or harbor someone who is in the country illegally. The law imposes penalties on businesses […]

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AP: 7 Senior aides on Gingrich Presidential Campaign resign

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source Resignations include Gingrich’s Campaign Manager Rob Johnson, his long-time Spokesperson Rick Tyler, one of his National Co-Chairs, two campaign strategists Dave Carney and Sam Dawson, South Carolina consultant Katon Dawson, Iowa Consultant Craig Schoenfeld and six Iowa staff members, and Georgia consultant Scott Rials. Additionally, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue left the […]

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2011 Bilderberg Group Meeting: Secret agenda leaked

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source Source 2 “The elite are concerned that the American Congress may soon turn against the illegal and immoral invasion under humanitarian cover by NATO and the UN against the north African dictator Moammar Gaddafi. In addition to worrying about Congress waking up to the Libyan scam, the global elite is also concerned […]

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Koch Industries contributing to higher oil prices through speculation

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Koch’s role in inventing modern oil derivatives. Koch’s alliance with Enron and the Gramm family in deregulating oil speculation, first in the early ’90s then again ten years later. Koch’s participation in unregulated exchanges, and the ways in which it uses its political power to allow excessive oil speculation to continue. Experts […]

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EPA tests of air outside of schools find problems

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   The federal government’s first attempt to assess the dangers from air pollution around schools is nearing completion, and the findings underscore the need for more extensive air monitoring, especially in pollution hot spots, the head of the EPA says. Most of the air monitoring completed so far has not found […]

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French candidate Lagarde, China agree: IMF selection process must be open

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Speaking after meetings with Chinese leaders in Beijing to press her candidacy for the post, Lagarde said selecting the first woman to head the Washington-based agency would help improve the institution’s commitment to diversity. China, India and Brazil are among emerging economies that have demanded an end to the six-decade-old custom where the […]

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Transocean challenges Coast Guard Report on Gulf Oil Spill

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source Transocean called the report “flawed” and said it should be corrected. Source 2 Transocean “urged the Coast Guard to revise a recent draft investigation report that said the company was partly to blame for last year’s Gulf of Mexico disaster. On the final day of a comment period on the draft report, […]

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Texas Governor Perry’s Prayer Day at Reliant Stadium draws criticism

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   Gov. Rick Perry’s Aug. 6 day of prayer and fasting at Reliant Stadium is generating significant heat nationwide, with critics protesting the exclusively Christian focus of the event and Perry’s partnership with the controversial American Family Association, which advocates against gay rights. Expressing objections on a variety of religious and cultural […]

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Obama calls on employers to invest in ‘displaced’ workers

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”  In a visit Wednesday to a community college in suburban Washington, Obama touted a $2-billion federal plan designed to customize job-training programs to suit the needs of manufacturing companies around the country. “Right now, there are people all across America with talent waiting to be tapped,” Obama said in a speech.Those […]

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Politicolonel Analysis: Critiquing the Pawlenty Economic Plan

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Tim Pawlenty’s aspirational economic plan is plain common sense nonsense. He falsely believes that reducing income taxes for the wealthiest Americans would spur investment and create jobs. Unless these individuals are direct business owners or willing to take a pay cut in lieu of a tax reduction, giving the wealthiest a higher […]

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Tim Pawlenty unveils his economic plan

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source Pawlenty called Obama a “champion practitioner of class welfare” and proposed several measures in economic reform. First, to simplify the tax code, Pawlenty proposed two income tax rates: 10 and 25%.  “Individuals would pay 10 percent tax on the first $50,000 of income. Couples earning $100,000 would also pay that rate. Everything above […]

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United Nations proposes Small Arms Treaty to limit gun ownership rights

June 7, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source (Although the terms have yet to be released to the public, IF) ratified by the U.S. Senate, the terms of the treaty may require Americans to: ” Enact tougher licensing requirements, creating additional bureaucratic red tape for legal firearms ownership. Confiscate and destroy all “unauthorized” civilian firearms (exempting those owned by our […]

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