First, the good news. Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5029, the International Science and Technology Cooperation Act. In terms of spending, it was a modest bill. If it is signed into law, it will barely result in any increase in federal government spending at all.
Still, the impact of H.R. 5029 could [...]
Yesterday, the corporate presidential nominating effort called Americans Elect communicated with favor toward nine American politicians, nine politicians it featured in a dedicated banner on top of its new “Candidates” page. We’ll call these the Americans Elect Select Nine. They are Republican former Governor Buddy Roemer, Republican Congressman Dennis Ross, Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy, Republican [...]
Americans Elect, simultaneously a no-disclosure corporation and a multi-state political party, is planning to run its own private presidential nomination in the Spring of 2012. This morning, in violation of its own corporate bylaws, it began the promotion of certain people as candidates for President of the United States. [...]
Big money and lavish coddling for Trey Gowdy from the banking industry comes just a year and a half after banks received huge amounts of money in bailouts from the federal government. [...]