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TSA: We'll Make You Cry

The insanity of allowing government goons to “protect” us unfolds in Philly. The Philly Inquirer reports: After pulling her laptop out of her carry-on bag, sliding the items through the scanning machines, and walking through a detector, she went to collect her things. A TSA worker was staring at her. He motioned her toward him.…

Fwank: Audit The Fed? Not A Chance.

Huff Po reports: A House-passed provision to open up the Federal Reserve to an audit by the Government Accountability Office is unlikely to be included in the Senate reform package, Barney Frank told a meeting of House Financial Services Committee members Wednesday, according to people in the room. Frank, chairman of the committee, told the…

Fannie and Freddie Declare Epic Looting Spree

The US Treasury has declared the bailout caps for Fannie and Freddie will be raised to “unlimited”.  Hence, you will be paying unlimited bailout money to the banks by way of men showing up to your door with guns in your face looting you for half your paycheck.  Which will then be deposited into Fannie…

France to America: LOL

How did residents of Los Angeles ever survive without such a caring city council making decisions for them?  I shudder just thinking about such a scary world without democrats, communists and Stalin. L.A. council extends smoking ban to outdoor cafes Starting next year, restaurant patrons will be barred from lighting up within 10 feet of…

Goldman Craps Has Largest Profits In History

The WSJ reports: NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) on Thursday delivered its richest quarterly profit in the investment bank’s 140-year history, driven in part because it restrained compensation amid a public outcry about excessive pay. The most profitable bank on Wall Street capped off a record year with quarterly earnings of nearly…

Democrats propose $1.9T increase in debt limit

AP reports: WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats on Wednesday proposed allowing the federal government to borrow an additional $1.9 trillion to pay its bills, a record increase that would permit the national debt to reach $14.3 trillion. The unpopular legislation is needed to allow the federal government to issue bonds to fund programs and prevent a…

Place Blame Where It Belongs

Mises’s Stephen Mauzy weighs in on institutionalized Ponzi schemes: The 1960s voting generation seems to have learned a thing or two about the fine art of institutionalized Ponzi schemes from their progenitors. Medicare’s costs doubled every four years between 1966 and 1980. Total Medicare spending reached $440 billion for fiscal year 2007, which was 16% of…

Fwank: Fowget The Filibustew

Huffpo reports: Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) suggested that the Senate abolish the filibuster in recent interview with Air America Radio. “It is time to shut it down,” Frank said. “God didn’t create the filibuster, it’s part of the Senate rules.” He continued: “We have a serious constitutional problem. There has been a de facto amendment of…

Fake MA Poll Results Released By AP

update: Looks like Brown has won, which doesn’t excuse the highly suspect actions recorded below.  For all we know the uncovering in real-time of all these facts may have prevented something more nefarious from taking place. The Phoenix reports: This fully interactive map was released 8 hours prior to poll closings. The globe says it was…

Pelosi: We will have healthcare – one way or another

Fascist tyrant Nancy Pelosi declared that the State will ram an insurance industry created bill down the publics throat no matter what. Salon reports: “Let’s remove all doubt, we will have healthcare one way or another,” Pelosi said during an event in San Francisco on Monday. “Certainly the dynamic would change depending on what happens in…