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Category Archives: Obama Administration

An Obama Plot To Sabotage Trump?

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Devin Nunes just set the cat down among the pigeons. Two days after FBI Director James Comey assured us there was no truth to President Trump’s tweet about being wiretapped by Barack Obama, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Trump may have had more than just a […]

Nunes Calls Comey, Rogers For “Closed Session” After Finding “Concerning Info” In Intel Reports

Last night we highlighted a Fox News story which suggested that Devin Nunes expected the NSA to deliver a “smoking gun” which would prove that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, as early as today. Moments ago, Nunes fanned that speculation by holding an impromptu press conference […]

Frontrunning: March 24

Trump Says If Vote on Health Bill Fails, Obamacare Stays (WSJ) Risky House healthcare vote to test Trump’s negotiating skills (Reuters) Trump Dares GOP in High-Stakes Vote on Troubled Health Bill (BBG) All drill, no frack: U.S. shale leaves thousands of wells unfinished (Reuters) Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time (Reuters) EU’s Juncker Says […]

NSA To Provide “Smoking Gun” Proof Obama Spied On Trump

Yesterday, Republican Devin Nunez Nunes held an explosive press conference outside the White House in which he told reporters that communications from the Trump team were picked up and disseminated within the government during the 2016 campaign.  Not surprisingly, the comments ruffled some liberal feathers and the mainstream media launched an immediate smear campaign calling […]

Nunes Confirms There Was “Incidental Surveillance” Of Trump During Obama Administration, “Seems To Be Inappropriate”

Update: House Intel Chairman Nunes spoke to reporters when he left the briefing at The White House and had some more stunning things to say: *NUNES: BRIEFED PRESIDENT ON CONCERNS OVER INCIDENTAL COLLECTION *NUNES: `PRESIDENT NEEDS TO KNOW’ THESE INTEL REPORTS EXIST *NUNES: SOME OF WHAT I’VE SEEN SEEMS TO BE `INAPPROPRIATE’ *NUNES: TRUMP, OTHERS […]

Watch Live: Gorsuch Takes The Stand As Republican Threat Of “Nuclear Option” Looms

After a full day allotted for “opening statements” yesterday, Neil Gorsuch once again takes the stand before the Senate Judiciary Committee today but this time he’ll actually be entertaining questions rather than sitting in awkward silence as Democrats takes potshots at his professional career.  Grab your popcorn because today’s festivities are scheduled for 10 hours […]

Watch Live: FBI’s Comey And NSA’s Rogers Testify To Congress On Russia, Trump

FBI Director James Comey and NSA head Adm. Michael Rogers hold their much anticipated testimony over Russian interference in the US elections, breaking their public silence for the first time before the House Intelligence Committee. As The Hill adds, spectators and media lined up down the hall in preparation for the hotly-anticipated open hearing, where […]

The Long Run Economics Of Debt Based Stimulus

Authored by MN Gordon via Acting-Man.com, Onward vs. Upward Something both unwanted and unexpected has tormented western economies in the 21st century.  Gross domestic product (GDP) has moderated onward while government debt has spiked upward.  Orthodox economists continue to be flummoxed by what has transpired.   What happened to the miracle? The Keynesian wet dream […]

Steve ‘Big Short’ Eisman: Smart, Lucky, Abrasive (& Now One Of Them)

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, I loved Michael Lewis’ book – The Big Short – about the 2008 Wall Street created global financial catastrophe, that is still impacting the little guys on Main Street eight years after it was supposedly resolved by Paulson, Bernanke and Obama. I even wrote an article […]

DOJ Delivers Trump Wiretap Documents To Congress, Statement Due Shortly

The DoJ just delivered documents to congressional committees responding to their request for information that could shed light on President Donald Trump’s claims that former President Barack Obama ordered U.S. agencies to spy on him. Reuters reports that a congressional official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the House Intelligence Committee was examining the […]