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Is Ted Kennedy’s Passing a Bad Omen for Obamacare?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com The country has lost one of the most influential members of the U.S. Senate in the last 50 years. Ted Kennedy was called the “Lion of the Senate” for good reason.  Even though he was a staunch

The Biggest Story Not Covered in the News

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Yesterday, the Federal Reserve lost a big decision regarding it’s transparency.  Bloomberg, a financial news organization, filed a Freedom Of Information Act  last year  to get records  to find out where the Fed spent trillions bailing out big banks in

The Soft Truth

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com In July comedian Jon Stewart, anchor of the Daily Show on Comedy Central, was voted the “Most Trusted” Newscaster. He had almost as many votes as Charlie Gibson and Brian Williams combined. Katie Couric, according to the Time

Does Pulling Advertising Equal Censorship?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Glen Beck’s problems with his advertisers started on “Fox & Friends” the morning of July 28th when he said President Obama has “a deep-seated hatred for white people,” adding, “This guy is, I believe, a racist.”  Since

Real Estate at a Bottom…NOT!

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I keep hearing the constant drone of real estate being “at a bottom” or “finding a bottom.”  I started to really notice this chatter by the talking heads of financial television in the middle of June when

“Eat the Bankers”

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com “Eat the Bankers” was written on a sign I saw in the background of the media coverage of the G20 meeting in London.  To me the sign embodies the outrage working people have with the bankers.  Not

Hard Right Turn

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  My wife and I were out to lunch with a friend of ours and she asked me,”When is the economy going to get better?”  If you saw Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony in the Senate yesterday, the

The Simple Truth

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com As I watch the News out of Washington today, I see the heads of our nation’s biggest banks being grilled in Congress on the causes of the economic problems we are facing.  None of those guys can

Default Option

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  I have been hearing about how we as in “We the people…” have to fix the banks so they can lend money again.   Many options have been discussed and it looks like the President is strongly leaning

Bailout Nation

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   While I was watching the wall to wall Inauguration coverage of Barack Obama there was a “man in the street” segment on one of the networks where people were being asked “What should the new President do

The Madoff Side Show

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  A friend of mine, who is a crack investigative producer, just got a gig with a major network.  His new job will be to cover the Madoff story.  There is no doubt this is a big story

Why Can’t We Have Honest Money?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Back in the late 60’s and early 70’s prime interest rates averaged 6 or 7 percent.  Back before 1971 it was possible to save money at a reasonable guaranteed rate of return and easily keep ahead of

Where is the Outrage!

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  The uneven form the financial bailout has taken is really quite galling to me.  The headline: Not a single bank president has been asked to step down or a single plan asked for from the big banks.

5 Questions for Ben Bernanke

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   In April of this year former Fed Chief Paul Volcker described the problems facing the economy as the “mother of all crises.”  That was a critical and amazing statement, not just because of the implications of what

The Beginning of a New Era or The End of the Beginning

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Everybody knows the date of the start of the Great Depression, October 29th 1929.  It was the day of the worst stock market crash in history.  Some people confuse the stock market crash on that fateful day