Tag Archive: GDP

Published on Jan 31, 2013

During the 2012 Presidential election, President Obama boasted about the third quarter growth of the America’s GDP, but the fourth quarter is a completely different story. The country experienced a decline in GDP in the last quarter for the first time since 2009 and many critics believe that somehow the Obama administration manipulated the data to come out victorious in the November election. Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital, gives us his take on how the government could have played with numbers.


Politics and  Legislation

Senate rejects Blunt amendment to limit birth-control mandate

By Josiah Ryan and Sam Baker – 03/01/12 03:18 PM ET

Punchy Obama hits Republicans over auto bailout

Amid rising gas prices, Obama to call for vote on killing oil tax breaks

By Ben Geman – 03/01/12 06:08 AM ET

Israel legalizes unsanctioned settler enclave

Defense Ministry clarifies presence of Iran warships in Jeddah


GDP Records 3 Percent Annual Increase in Fourth Quarter

Stop Starving Public Universities and Shrinking the Middle Class

The Keystone XL Flim-Flam

Financial Firm Fined for Misleading Investors on Magnetar Bets

On Regaining a Spirit of Defiance: “I’m Worried Now But I Won’t Be Worried Long”

China Dumps $100+ Billion In USTs In December Per Revised TIC Data; UK Is Now Russia’s Shadow Buyer

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Factory growth cools, spending stagnant;_ylt=AmDI1doYqhA.Da7ntekvURaiuYdG;_ylu=X3oDMTQ0Nm5vaWc2BG1pdANGaW5hbmNlIEZQIFRvcCBTdG9yeSBSaWdodARwa2cDZWEyNzkwMmQtOTc0Mi0zNWY4LTk3OGQtZDM3ZDdkOTY4ZDg2BHBvcwMzBHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyAzczNTQ1ZTUwLTYzZjItMTFlMS1iY2E3LTc0YmU1MjllZDU3Ng–;_ylg=X3oDMTFvdnRqYzJoBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANob21lBHB0A3NlY3Rpb25zBHRlc3QD;_ylv=3

Inflation Is A Tax And The Federal Reserve Is Taxing The Living Daylights Out Of Us

Nasdaq cracks 3,000; stocks dip as Bernanke speaks

IRS battling conservatives over tax-exempt status

Kingdom’s foreign trade jumps to $358 billion

New Exposé Tracks ALEC-Private Prison Industry Effort to Replace Unionized Workers with Prison Labor


Oil price jumps to 43-month high on Saudi blast reports


Wars  and  Rumors of War

Pentagon prepares “aerial refueling” for Israeli planes striking Iran

Israel unveils sophisticated bomb shelters in Tel Aviv

US confirms placement of US forces at a radar site in Malatya

Russia Upgrades Air Defense Radar; Iranian Underground Nuke Facilities Vulnerable;_iranian_underground_nuke_facilities_vulnerable.html

Senators Concerned About Risk to U.S. Forces over Syrian Chemical Weapons

Creator Explains Message Behind “Bomb Iran” Billboard

Counter-terrorism: US special forces stationed in India, reveals Pentagon


Fracking Bans that Can Stand

Occupy Education: Teachers, Students Fight School Closings, Privatization, Layoffs, Rankings