Toxic Assets We Elected: With the braying of 328 yahoos -- members of the House of Representatives who voted for retroactive and punitive use of the tax code to confiscate legal earnings of a small unpopular group -- still reverberating, the Obama administration Monday invited private-sector investors to become business partners with the capricious and increasingly anti-constitutional government.
The Centralization of Power Continues: The Obama administration is considering asking Congress to give the Treasury secretary unprecedented powers to initiate the seizure of non-bank financial companies, such as large insurers, investment firms and hedge funds, whose collapse would damage the broader economy, according to an administration document.
H.R. 1207: Audit the Fed: Ron Paul's "Federal Reserve Transparency Act" to audit the Federal Reserve is now up to 39 co-sponsors in the House, and an identical companion bill, S604, has been introduced in the Senate.
The Breitbart Doctrine: Last week, at an exclusive Americans for Limited Government and NetrightNation event in downtown Washington, D.C., a casually dressed man sporting a mop of disheveled hair took the microphone in hand—and with a lubricating beverage in the other—offered conservatives nationwide what may be the best advice they've gotten in years.
Politicians Should Return AIG Cash: Last week, President Barack Obama set off a political furor when he sharply criticized $165 million in contractual bonuses given out to executives by American International Group, Inc. (AIG). Politicians in Washington are attempting to echo the American people, who are rightly expressing outrage over the bonuses being paid to AIG executives on taxpayer dollars.
Today's cartoon comes from this weeks "March Madness" edition of Capitol South.
Be sure to follow us on Twitter!