ALG's Daily Grind - Military's new mission-bailing out GM (again)

Sept. 26, 2012

Bernanke's Smoot-Hawley trade war declaration

As the Fed debases the dollar in a misguided attempt to boost exports, exports worldwide are down in 2012 by 1.8 percent, led by a 2.6 decrease in emerging and developing economies.

Internet kill switch

Obama's "Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions" executive order gives the executive branch control over communications across the country, including the Internet, in the event of a national emergency.

Military's new mission—bailing out GM (again)

DoD has a new mission — to purchase and integrate 1,500 new Chevy Volts into its fleet.  Who gave this order to begin "Operation Inefficient"? ALG files a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to find out. 

Was Greg Wagner the Mine Safety and Health Administration's million dollar man?  
Deputy assistant secretary received annual salary of $252,340—being overpaid by a whopping $200,931. The federal government's total investment during the period he was at MSHA approached $1 million. Plus, the bureaucrat got $22,500 for trips home based on travel vouchers obtained through a FOIA request.