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Fed reports, McCarthy departs Speaker race, markets confused

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2015 – After yesterday’s confusing trading action, investors likely were expecting a bit more clarity after the release of the Federal Reserve Bank’s latest minutes at 2 p.m. Thursday. According to a summation of the document on CNBC, “The U.S. Federal Reserve thought the economy was close to warranting an interest rate ...

John Boehner prayed like Nixon

The pope asked Boehner, 'please pray for me.' He’d be as competent intervening on behalf of the pope as on behalf of Republican voters against the wiles of Obama.

John Boehner’s empty chair

Republican Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina introduced a resolution to “vacate” House Speaker John Boehner’s chair, a procedural measure that, had it succeeded, would have forced the election of a new top leader for the chamber.

Bipartisan crony capitalism and America’s Constitutional crisis

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2015 − Some people are beginning to notice that as more Republicans get elected, the more things stay the same. Conservative Republicans are wondering why they bother voting for big “R” politicians that cave to a big “D” chief executive. The last straw for some was the GOP leadership’s passing of the ...

Does Boehner want to cave to Obama on immigration?

WASHINGTON, November 22, 2014 — President Obama held his own midterm elections in his head, and surprise — he won. Armed with his imaginary mandate, Obama went before the nation Thursday night and informed the losers, the American people, that the needs of the nation’s growing Central American entitlement recipients outweigh the concerns of native-born, taxpaying, ...

Latest Obama Drama: ‘Net Neutrality’ is back… Big time

WASHINGTON, November 11, 2014 – It’s Veterans Day today: a holiday for the Feds, the banks, for state governments, and at least a few folks in the private sector. But it’s a more or less normal Wall Street trading today, with stocks wandering around in a narrow range on low volume after Monday’s third straight ...