Democrats in Congress have been conducting hearings on proposals to confiscate private retirement accounts and turn them into government-controlled accounts managed by the Social Security Administration.
Using an Executive Order, President Obama has quietly signed a pro , comanding the use of union labor for federal construction projects. It is a move to reward his campaign backers, and undermines Obama's promise to change Washington. Republican National Committee's President, Michael Steele says, "It is nothing less than a payoff to the unions who supported his campaign with both money and troops".
During a House Judiciary committee hearing, it was revealed by an ACORN whistleblower, Anita Moncrief, that the NYT withheld evidence that Barack Obama was interacting with voter-fraud tainted ACORN, his previous employer, during his campaign. They did not run the story because "it was a game changer" [for the election]. U.S. Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wisc. said the interactions between the Obama campaign and ACORN possibly violate federal election law.
Ms. Moncrief said that the campaign had asked her and her boss to “reach out to the maxed-out donors and solicit donations from them for Get Out the Vote efforts to be run by ACORN.”
The dollar tumbled following naive Timothy Geithner's response to China's call for a new global currency [away from the dollar]. Geithner actually said he was "quite open" to their suggestion! Following great dismay from Americans, he quickly learned that it was an inappropriate response and took back his words. He's still learning on the job.....