Biden: Cheney “Rewriting History”

Vice President Joe Biden appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday to respond to some of his predecessor’s recent criticism of President Barack Obama. At least four times, Biden stressed that Dick Cheney was trying to “rewrite history”. “He either is misinformed or he is misinforming.” Contesting President Obama’s alleged “softness” on terror, Biden claimed […]

US Launches Offensive in Helmand Province

US Marines and Afghan forces launched an attack on the Taliban-held city of Marjah in Helmand, Afghanistan this Saturday morning. The operation is the largest of its kind since President Barack Obama announced 30,000 American reinforcements for the war last December. Between 400 and 1,000 insurgents are estimated to have gathered in Marjah. The city, […]

Get Rid of Reid

David Rothkopf explains why the Democrats should replace their Senate Majority Leader. In spite of a ten vote majority, Reid hasn’t been able to get anything done.

Republican Hypocrisy At Its Best

Republican legislators who have publicly been denouncing the Obama Administration’s stimulus measures as fiscally irresponsible privately sought to obtain stimulus money for their home states.

TARP Didn’t Work

Three weeks ago, while announcing the Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee, President Barack Obama described the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) as “a distasteful but necessary thing to do.” Although most of the money had been recouped already, the administration promised to get back “every single dime” the banks owed the American government. A few days […]

No Bank “Too Big To Fail”

Kevin Warsh of the Federal Reserve warns that by bailing out banks, government has only strengthened moral hazard in the financial sector.