AIG says, “Thanks for the bailout, Uncle Sam! See you in court!”
Update (January 9): The day after this story broke, AIG decided not to participate in the lawsuit described below. Statement from AIG chairman Robert Miller: “In considering and ultimately refusing the demand before us, the Board of Directors properly and | Read More »
A.I.G. considers suing the government
On Wednesday, the board of the insurance giant A.I.G. will convene to consider joining a $25 billion shareholder lawsuit against the government.
Armed Florida senior changes would-be robber’s life with legal handgun
Here’s some more news for the media gatekeepers to bury, since it runs strongly counter to their preferred gun-control narrative: a 71-year-old Florida man used his lawfully carried firearm to thwart an armed robbery at an Internet cafe in Ocala, | Read More »
State Department vows Clinton will testify before Kerry sworn in
Clinton still does plan to testify before her successor–likely Sen. John Kerry–is sworn in, but not before the presidential inauguration.
Obama’s options limited in dealing with North Korea
There are at least four policy courses of action available to the president to potentially deny North Korea nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles, but none of them are optimal.
Eagle Eye Opener: Emerging Markets Carry High Risk in 2013; Futures Open Down; Apple Eyes Growth in China
Investors in emerging markets better hang on for a wild ride in 2013, as this group was labeled as the most risky investment for 2013 by the Eurasia Group think tank.
Iran hearts Hagel
Not everyone is cool towards the nomination of former Republican senator Chuck Hagel to become Secretary of Defense. The mullahs of Iran are pretty jazzed about it, as Reuters reports: Iran’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday it hoped the appointment of Chuck Hagelas the next | Read More »
American values die without great communicators
With the decay of American values across a wide section of American institutions—academia, media and the entertainment industry—it is vital for informed patriots to learn to better transmit their ideas. In President Ronald Reagan’s last speech to the American people | Read More »
Limbaugh: On revenues, Obama has just begun to fight
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tells us the tax issue is behind us and that we can now move on to spending. Really?
Norquist: Fight against President Obama’s overspending is winnable
Republicans have three levers: The sequester’s pending automatic spending cuts, the request to raise the debt ceiling, and the annual budget negotiations. This time the levers are in GOP hands.
Daily Archives: January 8, 2013