Pentagon requests $49 million to build new prison at Guantanamo for ‘special’ detainees

ShareThis Pentagon requests $ 49 million to build new prison at Guantánamo for ‘special’ detainees 21 Mar 2013 The United States Southern Command has requested $ 49 million to build a new prison building at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for “special” detainees prisoners on top of other renovations it says are necessary since Congress has decided […]

Ron Paul video hits Gingrich for ‘serial hypocrisy’

By Catalina Camia, USA TODAY GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul released a scathing video attacking rival Newt Gingrich for what the Texas congressman calls “serial hypocrisy” on issues such as climate change and Medicare. The ad uses Gingrich’s own words to make its point that the former House speaker is not, as the Paul campaign […]

25 Bitter And Painful Facts About The Coming Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis That Will Blow Your Mind

The Economic Collapse Blog November 23, 2011 For decades we were warned that when the Baby Boomers started to retire that this country would be facing a retirement crisis of unprecedented magnitude. Well, that day has arrived ladies and gentlemen.  Back on January 1st, the Baby Boomers began to retire and more than 10,000 of […]

Gingrich, Cain Accept Tea Party Invite to Debate Fiscal Austerity

By Patrick O’Connor, Newt Gingrich has always fancied himself a historic figure. Well, it looks like the former House speaker will get his chance to reprise another famous chapter from history when he and fellow Georgian Herman Cain stage a contemporary version of the Lincoln-Douglas debates to talk Medicare and Social Security reform. Messrs. […]

Social Security to Hand Out First Raises Since ’09

From: WASHINGTON – Social Security recipients will get a raise in January — their first increase in benefits since 2009. It’s expected to be about 3.5 percent. Some 55 million beneficiaries will find out for sure Wednesday when a government inflation measure that determines the annual cost-of-living adjustment is released. Congress adopted the measure […]

Obama’s $320 Billion in Health Cuts Targets U.S. Drug Purchases

ShareThis Obama’s $ 320 Billion in Health Cuts Targets U.S. Drug Purchases —White House plan would also cut $ 248 billion from Medicare, $ 72 billion from Medicaid 19 Sep 2011 President Barack Obama’s deficit-trimming proposal would cut $ 320 billion from U.S. health programs in prescription drug and nursing home spending and by increasing […]

Chambliss’ Gang grows to 38, urges $4 trillion debt deal

ShareThis Chambliss’ Gang grows to 38, urges $ 4 trillion debt deal 15 Sep 2011 Saxby Chambliss’s Gang of Six has grown to 38 U.S. senators from both parties [corpora-terrorist trolls], who on Thursday urged the debt reduction “supercommittee” to aim high and secure $ 4 trillion in budget savings [by ending Social Security, Medicare, […]