Monthly Archive:: April 2011

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The Roller Coaster Ride of Oil Continues

Gas prices 2011! Oil prices are on the rise.  The price per barrel rose again yesterday, and so did gas prices.  According to AAA, the national average price of unleaded gasoline added a penny, climbing to $3.879 per gallon.  It is

Everything’s OK with Economy, Go Back to Sleep

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  It appears economist Paul Krugman thinks the budget and the economy are not in that bad of shape because he thinks the dire warnings are overdone.  In his latest Op-Ed piece this week, he said, “When I

Happy Easter

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I am taking Monday off as part of my Easter Holiday.  I am putting up some pointed but humorous Easter cartoons for your review. I want to thank all of my loyal readers for your patronage.  The site would

Mainstream Media Puts Good Spin on Bad Real Estate Market

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com More and more, I am finding stories produced by the mainstream media where the headline doesn’t jibe with the actual story that follows.  A USA Today (newspaper) story from the “Money” section yesterday is a great example

Warning Signs of a Coming Currency Crisis

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Gold hit an all-time high this week—again.  The yellow metal briefly topped $1,500 an ounce before falling back down a few dollars.  The world has become increasingly nervous about the size of the growing U.S. debt.  Just

Is There More to Libya than Removal of Gadhafi?

Just last week, the U.S., Britain and France renewed their pledge to keep military pressure on Moammar Gadhafi with the war in Libya.  What started out as a humanitarian mission has clearly turned into “regime change.”  An Associated Press story reported

Get Ready for Federal Budget Gridlock

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com This week, President Obama gave a speech outlining his plan for long term deficit reduction.  He invited the Republican leadership for what many thought would be some sort of bi-partisan federal budget 2011 solution.  In reality, it

Mainstream Media Buries the Lead, Again

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   The headline in yesterday’s USA Today read “The World to the Rescue.” It was followed by the sub-headline, “Japan crisis showcases social media’s muscle.” When I saw this, I immediately thought that the nuclear crisis was

When Honest Americans are Cast as Criminals

There are those who feel some of the leadership of America has sold us down a river of ruin.  After all the bailouts, corruption and malfeasants that has brought a financial catastrophe to America, not a single financial elite has been

Government Shutdown Far More Dangerous Today

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com It is looking more and more like the budget showdown between the Democrats and Republicans will turn into a government shutdown 2011 by this weekend. The Obama administration has already started to inform federal workers who will

Look Out Above for Gold and Silver Prices

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Gold hit another all-time high yesterday, closing well over $1,450 per ounce.  Silver’s closing price of more than $39 per ounce is the highest it has been in 31 years.  Why the big jump in gold and

The Non-War Illusion

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com The President and his supporters are going to great lengths to make it appear the military operation in Libya is not a war.  Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes called the NATO bombing in Libya “kinetic military

Overwhelmed

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  As I look over the news and try to find the one story that I need to comment on, I am overwhelmed.  I see the nuclear meltdown story in Japan and wonder how it will all turn