Daily Archives: August 16, 2009

Troubled Asset Relief

Human Events

Ted Nugent

By Ted Nugent:
08/14/2009

The easy play would be to be angry at the nine banks who received $175 billion taxpayer dollars through the Troubled Asset Relief Program and then shelled out $33 billion of these dollars in bonuses to employees. The very employees who steered the ships into the rocks.

Americans have a right and an obligation to be angry.   We just need to be sure our anger is aimed at the right target.

Indeed, the banks who received our tax dollars should have been wiser with our cash.  Thirty-three billion smackers is a lot of bonus money.  According to the July 31st Wall Street Journal, 5,000 bank employees were paid at least one million green backs in bonuses. Continue reading

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Obama’s Partisan Pentagon

By Rowan Scarborough:  05/13/2009
Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ sweeping gag order prohibiting senior military officers from discussing the 2010 defense budget is raising fears of politicizing the Pentagon.
Six Republican House members wrote to Gates on May 5, saying his requirement that generals, admirals and senior civilians sign a non-disclosure agreement seems so broad the signers may withhold candid testimony on Capitol Hill.

The letter comes amid a disclosure of another apparent politicization of the Pentagon. Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin, (D-Mi), sent a letter to Gates on February 2 asking that the Defense Department Inspector General re-do a January report that cleared the Donald Rumsfeld … Continue reading

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Citizens Petition to Barack Obama

You can sign the petition HERE Citizens Petition

“I owe those unions… When their leaders call, I do my best to call them back right away. I don’t mind feeling obligated.”
– Barack Obama, Audacity of Hope

Dear Friend:

Barack Obama may indeed owe the Big Labor Bosses. But his election did not give him a “mandate” to dramatically expand their forced unionism power… and your PETITION below sends that message loud and clear to our new President!

As a member of Congress, I can tell you that we now face OVERWHELMING challenges in stopping these forced unionism power grabs. Generating massive grassroots pressure is our only hope. Continue reading

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