Tear gas being used by the country’s police on protesters in Cairo was made in the U.S., according to multiple reports.
Several canisters were recovered from a downtown square in the country’s capital with labels reading “Made in U.S.A.” It also warned those who come near the gas to “seek assistance as soon as possible,” ABC News reported.
The Supreme Court’s decision in the upcoming case Erica P. John Fund Inc v. Halliburton could prevent companies that deceive their investors from being held accountable, according to Jeff McCord of The Investor Advocate.
Economy The following are 20 things about our nightmare of an economy that you will not want to read if you do not want to become very, very angry…. #1 Today, millions of American families are digging deep into their savings and investments in a desperate attempt to stay afloat. Over the past two years, [...]
Baby Boomers.jpg Lawmakers will look back on 2011 as the year the U.S. started down into a financial Grand Canyon, because the first baby boomers turn 65 this year — the front edge of a tidal wave of baby boomer retirements. “Over the next 20 years, around 10,000 baby boomers will be retiring each day,” [...]
The Fed.jpg So how would America be different if we could go back to 1913 and keep the Federal Reserve Act from ever being passed? Well, the following are 10 things that would be different if the Federal Reserve had never been created…. #1 If the U.S. government had been issuing debt-free money all this [...]
The Federal Reserve was forced by Congress to disclose over 21000 transactions made between December 2007 and July 2010, which were previously unknown to Congress and the public. These secret transactions resulted in over 3.3 trillion dollars being loaned at nearly zero percent interest to foreign banks, foreign corporations, and corporations within the United States. [...]
U.S. home foreclosures jumped in the third quarter and banks’ efforts to keep borrowers in their homes dropped as the housing market continues to struggle, U.S. bank regulators said on Wednesday.
More banks failed in the United States this year than in any year since 1992, during the savings-and-loan crisis, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
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The TSA and Their Efforts to Bring Naked Body Scanners to Austin
We chat about the efforts of Texans for Accountable Government and Austin activists to prevent the TSA from bringing a naked body scanner to Austin. Activists swarmed a meeting of the Austin Airport Advisory Commission, spoke against intrusive scanners, and the commission ended up voting to recommend that the council join them in opposition to Advanced Imaging Technology and enhanced pat downs at ABIA
Since its inception, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policies have led to a decline of over 95% in the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar. As a result, there have been several attempts to curtail or eliminate the Federal Reserve’s powers (for example, the efforts of Rep. Louis T. McFadden in the 1930s; the efforts of Rep. Wright Patman in the 1970s; the efforts of Rep. Henry Gonzalez in the 1990s; and the efforts of Rep. Ron Paul since the 1990s); however, none have proven successful to date, due mainly to the constraints of strong political opposition at the national level.