White House Enraged At “Most Embarrassing Vote Ever” Senate Veto Override

The White House is acting like it was surprised or something. The Senate had made it pretty clear that it wouldn’t go along with the president on letting the Saudis off the hook. It’s not like it was down to 1 or 2 votes or something.

Lame duckhood has got to be painful. The president didn’t get to nominate someone for the most recent Supreme Court vacancy and now this very public dissing from Congress.

The page is turning in Washington.

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Senate poised to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill allowing Saudi suits

Why, seriously why, did the president veto this? Is he thinking past his presidency and to any corporate boards or positions at the UN he might like to be a part of? It’s got to be part of it because he knows he’s likely to be overridden.

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The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

This money (US taxpayer money) often just goes to the crony classes within these countries. Those positioned to take advantage of the USA’s largess do well. The “people” often do less well. Especially when considering that much of this money goes to arms. (American arms.)

When it comes to military aid both the Military Industrial Complex lobbyists and the lobbyists of favored countries team up to make sure American taxpayers continue to pay the bills for their clients.

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David Brock Again: Money Laundering Scheme Exposed – 14 Pro-Clinton Super PACs & Non-Profits Implicated

This is diabolical. David Brock, head of the de facto Ministry of Information Media Matters and all around crony apologist for Soros, Obama, and Clinton has a crazy thing going according to this report. Talk about churning a book of business. This is how to get rich in Washington DC.

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Obama Blames Conservative Media’s ‘Misinformation’ for Close Presidential Election

What world is Obama living in that he can say this with a straight face? Aside from a few websites, the Wall Street Journal, the odd talk radio show and Fox there is NO conservative media. (And even this media is relatively new.) Everything else is decidedly not “conservative” and has been that way for generations. “Liberals” (really statists) control most of the media including NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, MSNBC, Bloomberg (mostly), CNBC (for the most part), CNN,

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The Intellectual Yet Idiot (The king(s) has no clothes)

He can’t even run his own life, I’ll be damned if he’ll run mine…” – Johnathan Edwards

How do these know-it-alls get into office in the first place? How do people who seriously (and probably honestly) think they have the capacity to run your life – despite the fact that they appear unable to run their own lives – get to become president, senator, congressperson?

Much of it is that a certain part of the population is simply prone to bullshit.

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Lawmaker wants to force Congress to use VA health care

This will never happen because Congress has GOOD healthcare. They excluded themselves from Obamacare. Do you think they would ever throw themselves into the Veterans Affairs system? Not – a – chance. But it’s good to have them on the record as being hypocrites.

The VA system is a disaster. It does not serve our veterans as it should. Indeed as has been covered many times by many outlets hundreds of thousands of vets have died just waiting for treatment.

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The Obama legacy: An economy choking on red tape

Obama does not get business. He is a product of prep-school and then found his way into Columbia and Harvard. Then he became a “community organizer” in the Saul Alinsky tradition in Chicago. Then he became a politician. He hasn’t spent any time in the world in which most Americans live.

Indeed Obama has been downright hostile to commerce and the private sector since the beginning of his presidency. Remember the “you didn’t build that

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House Unanimously Passes Bill Allowing Sept 11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia (Obama may veto it though)

This should be interesting to watch in the courts. If Obama doesn’t kill the effort which he very well may try if you can believe it.

I think most Americans will be OK with any “retaliatory” actions from the Saudis. I think we’ll deal. Don’t you worry about us Mr. President.

Oh that’s right, you aren’t worried.

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Goldman Sachs bans top employees from donating to Trump: Report

Hillary with Goldman Sach’s CEO Lloyd Blankfein.

Goldman is concerned NOW about “pay to play” rules. It was less concerned in 2008 when it was Obama’s biggest private contributor. And Hillary Clinton donations still appear to be OK.

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Crony Capitalism is a Feature (Not a Bug) of Obamacare

We have long asserted this. Obamacare is/was good for the insurance companies, the pharmaceutical companies, the drug stores, all sorts of large vested interests. The lobbyists for these interests wrote large pieces of the legislation.

Obamacare is a vehicle for cronyism. That is its nature. That is what makes Obamacare Obamacare.

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After Aiding Obama for 8 years NOW the Left is Afraid of Too Much Executive Power…Because, Well, Trump

This is the argument that libertarians make all the time and an argument most conservatives make most of the time. Give too much power to the president and guess what? One day you are going to have a president who does lots of things that YOU don’t like. The same principal goes for government in general.

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Google, IT department to the crony system?

No kidding, Google officially dropped this motto a couple of years ago.

Oh Google, I do miss the days of “Don’t be evil.”

But that’s all long gone now though huh? And Google isn’t pushing Goldman Sachs aside as the attached article argues, so much as it is becoming the IT department of the crony system.

So let’s see. There’s Government Motors and Tesla for cars. Government Electric for all things “green” energy. Government Sachs for crony investment banking.

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While in the White House, Economist Received Personal Loans From Top Washington Lawyer

The guy was advising the president and now is advising Hillary Clinton on economics. This sort of makes sense.

Here is Washington for you America. Economic advisors in the White House taking out giant loans from big time lawyers. This is your political class. These are the folks who supposedly know how to “steer” the economy. Oh, and he’s another Goldman Sachs guy.

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