Retirement funds cut in half, jobs lost, rising unemployment and reduced spending are the norm for U.S. citizens. But the Federal government is increasing payroll, and elected politicians have not lost a dime of their retirement savings.
By Bob Livingston
Across the country people have seen their retirement funds halved. Companies have tightened their belts as they sought to rein in spending and remain profitable. As a result, many workers have lost their jobs and unemployment is bumping 9 percent, the highest rate in years. Continue reading
By Neil Cavuto
By You know what startles me about talking taxes in Washington? So few are — at least there.
Not a single prominent Democrat rejected Senator Kent Conrad’s idea of a value-added tax — on top of an income tax, on top of an even higher top income tax, on top of an *even higher top income tax*, on top of *that* tax.
No one made a big deal of that. I guess because no one’s really surprised by that. After all, when you’re spending like crazy, it only makes sense you try to keep up, “taxing” like crazy. Even though I guess I’m crazy for reporting it. Continue reading
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The Voting Rights Act is very clear. It prohibits any “attempt to intimidate, threaten or coerce” any voter or those aiding voters.
Imagine if Ku Klux Klan members had stood menacingly in military uniforms, with nightsticks, in front of a polling place. Add to it that they had hurled racial threats and insults at voters who tried to enter.
Now suppose that the government, backed by a nationally televised video of the event, had won a court case against the Klansmen except for the perfunctory filing of a single, simple document — but that an incoming Republican administration had moved to voluntarily dismiss the already-won case. Continue reading
How many more CZSR’s is Obama going to create before any one tells him to stop, and that we don’t have the money to keep createing Government jobs.
President Obama announced on Friday the creation of a “cyber czar” position, stepping up his administration’s efforts to better protect the nation’s computer networks.
FOX News , The Associated Press contributed to this report.
WASHINGTON — President Obama announced on Friday the creation of a “cyber czar” to oversee an enhanced security system for U.S. computer networks.
He also released a report recommending how to safeguard the nation’s cyber network — a review that was headed by former Bush administration official Melissa Hathaway. Continue reading