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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com According to Middle East news sources, Iraq will sue the U.S. over the residue from Depleted Uranium munitions. These types of munitions are also commonly referred to as DU. This may sound like the story of an
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com We just finished 2009 with a record federal deficit of $1.4 trillion. Let’s think about that for a minute. The U.S. government says it is $1,400 billion in the red at the end of 2009. But is
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Since the State of the Union Address, the White House has turned its attention to jobs. President Obama said last week, “…jobs must be our focus in 2010, and that is why I am calling for a
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com This was a huge week folks. The two big stories I wrote about were the AIG bailout and cover-up and the U.S. deficit. I have a couple of really good stories to pass along that will give you some more perspective
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com U.S. lawmakers in the House of Representative skewered Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in a hearing over the $180 billion bailout of insurance giant AIG. Geithner’s credibility was repeatedly questioned by both Democrats and Republicans over the Treasury
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com The Obama Administration is planning to seek a spending freeze for 3 years on domestic discretionary non-security spending. Officials say the freeze could save $250 billion over the next 10 years. That may seem like a lot
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Scott Brown is the new Senator from Massachusetts. When a virtually unknown Republican can take a seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy in the bluest of blue states, the word “upset” doesn’t come close to what happened
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Everybody on Wall Street is breaking out the balloons and party hats and celebrating the end of the recession. Even Larry Summers, the top economist in the Obama Administration, says “Everybody says the recession is over.” Really? “Everybody”
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com The government has made some pretty big financial announcements during the Christmas holiday season. So-called Pay Czar, Kenneth Feinberg, decided to boost the pay of an unnamed AIG executive by $4.3 million. Was Feinberg just playing Santa or taking strategic action to get
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com In September, I wrote a post called “Prediction: Obama Wins Health Care, Loses Economy.” It appears the Senate has the votes for passage of its version of health care legislation; so the prediction is halfway complete. I am
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Kenneth Feinberg was appointed by the Obama Administration as a so-called “Pay Czar” after public outrage over big compensation packages at firms that were bailed out by the government. Feinberg has been on the job as pay
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com This week nationally syndicated columnist George Will wrote a piece called “Playing Politics with the Fed.” Mr. Will is squarely against Congressional legislation called the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2009. This bill will force the Federal
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com President Obama’s “Jobs” speech this week hinted, once again, that he is well aware the U.S. Government has a ballooning deficit problem. In remarks made to the Brookings Institute, the President said, “There are those who claim
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Yesterday, Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke was in front of the Senate Banking Committee trying to hold on to his job. Some Senators were complimentary on Bernanke’s job. Republican Senator Judd Gregg from New Hampshire gave the
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I watched the President last night address the nation on why he needed to send 30 thousand more troops to Afghanistan. He said it would cost an additional $30 billion for this escalation. That works out to