Media Archive

Latest Posts

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

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

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

The Libyan Folly

Today is the day the United States turned over the Libyan no-fly-zone mission to NATO.  This idea sounds absurd to me because the U.S is the backbone of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton said, this week,

We are Way Over the Edge Right Now

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Last Friday, I wrote a piece called “Could America be Pushed over the Economic Edge?” It was about how Libya, Japan or even covert economic warfare (from America’s enemies) could push the U.S. into another financial meltdown.

We Need Honest Money

Last year, I wrote a piece called “We Don’t Have Honest Money.” It’s about how the Fed is debasing our currency.  I wrote, “It is said, when empires fall, one of the first signs of decline is a debasement of the

Has Gold and Silver Topped Out?—No Way

The world looked like a scary place yesterday for gold and silver investors.  There was a lot of talk about a global economic slowdown.  The price of oil dropped, and gold and silver sold off.  In the grand scheme of things,