Friday, June 12, 2009 17:44
1207: Battle To Audit The Fed Has Only Just Begun A great victory in the ongoing battle to wrestle back control
of US monetary policy from privately owned special interests was won
yesterday with the announcement that HR 1207, Ron Paul’s “audit
the Fed” bill, will be debated by the full House of Representatives.
Mockingbird Operative Glenn Beck’s Producer
Author and Christian conservative political activist Mark Dice instructs
all outraged by Glenn Beck’s attempt to link 9/11 truth activists
to the accused racist gunman James von Brunn to call Beck’s producer.
Photos Part of Agreement on Military Spending
Congressional negotiators reached tentative agreement on Thursday on
a $105.9 billion spending measure that would provide money for military
operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through September but would drop
a ban on the release of photographs showing abuse of foreign prisoners
held by United States forces.
Bows on Settling Detainees
The Obama administration has all but abandoned plans to allow Guantanamo
Bay detainees who have been cleared for release to live in the United
States, administration officials said yesterday, a decision that reflects
bipartisan congressional opposition to admitting such prisoners but
complicates efforts to persuade European allies to accept them.
House to debate Ron Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ bill
After months of activism and lobbying by Congressman Ron Paul’s
supporters, House Resolution 1207, the Federal Reserve Transparency
Act, will move out of committee to be debated by the full House of Representatives.
sends more troops to N.Korea border
South Korea has sent hundreds more Marines to its tense border with
North Korea, military officials said on Friday as world powers prepared
to punish the communist state for its nuclear test.
Passes Bill to Let FDA Regulate Tobacco
Landmark legislation approved by the Senate yesterday will give
the federal government sweeping new powers to oversee tobacco products,
allowing regulators to control factors including the amount of addictive
nicotine in a cigarette and how that cigarette is packaged and marketed.