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Bernanke Scolds Congress/Keeps Bailouts Details Secret

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com    Earlier this week, Fed Chief Ben Bernanke told Congress to basically raise taxes and cut the federal budget.  The inference was, if Congress doesn’t get its financial house in order, it will be their fault if the

Will the Bad Economy Cause Crime to Increase?

 By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com      Over the past 15 years or so, violent crime and property crime (theft) has been on a slow steady decline.  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the past few years, that decline has leveled off. 

Ignoring the Good News?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com    I heard Jim Cramer of CNBC say last night people are “ignoring the good news.”  I say when it comes to the mainstream media, just the opposite is happening.  The folks at the financial news networks are especially

IMAX on the Titanic

                                                                                                       By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com     If you compare the U.S. economy to the Titanic disaster, we are at about same point in time as that famous ship was after it struck the iceberg.  Instead of a band playing on deck

Don’t Let The Facts Get In The Way Of A Recovery

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  For awhile, the term “green shoots” was the buzz word for the economic rebound.  Remember that?  The “green shoots” have now turned into a “recovery” almost every time the economy is mentioned.  It seems we are constantly

Truth Has Fallen and Has Taken Liberty With It

This is a sobering article written by Paul Craig Roberts, a former Deputy Treasury Secretary under the Reagan Administration.  It is the last one Roberts, who has been writing syndicated columns for years,  says he will write!  I emailed Roberts to get permission to reprint

What Is America Thinking Coast to Coast?

 By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com     I was a guest yesterday on the nationally syndicated radio show, Coast to Coast AM.  It airs on 500 radio stations in America, Canada and Mexico.  I received several dozen emails and comments, along with thousands of

Health Care Reform Passed By House, Now What?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com    It took some arm twisting, political payoffs and a promise not to publicly fund abortion to get health care reform passed.  There is still plenty to do on what is called the “fix” to the bill in

Health Care Reform Battle Rages While U.S. Burns

By Greg Hunter    The Health Care Reform Reconciliation pakage making its way through Congress is shaping up to be an enormous battle.  The amount written and said about this legislation could fill a wing in the library of Congress.  The Republicans think

Tomorrow Is Here Today

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com     In December of 1997, the National Center for Policy Analysis ran this headline on their website “Social Security Problems Accelerating.”  The article stated, “A recent General Accounting Office report warns that the long-term prospects for the Social

Has Anything Changed on Wall Street?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   Whistleblower Harry Markopolos is on the stump promoting his new book titled “No One Would Listen.” It is about how it took 8 ½ years for the Securities and Exchange Commission to crack down on the Bernie

What Is the True Cost Of Health Care Reform?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com     The Congressional Budget Office says Health Care reform will Cost $1 trillion over the next 10 years.  The White House says it will “save “money.  Republican Senator Mitch McConnell said just a few days ago the tab

The Taxpayer Club

By Gene Tunney  Guest Writer for Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com    You and I are in the Taxpayer Club. We are the working class of America; you know, the part that has to pay for the stimulus programs and Wall Street bailouts. We are

Backdoor Tax Hike

By Brian Sussman Guest Writer for Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  I love working in talk radio; the audience is so smart it’s scary.    President Obama’s 2010 budget had just been released, when, at the conclusion of a broadcast, a passionate caller named

Chile Quake Has Waves of Financial Implications

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  It looks like the Haiti quake in January was just the warm-up act to the giant 8.8 magnitude shaker that hit Chile.   It one of the largest quakes on record.   This could not come at a worse time