President Obama

When It Comes To Wall Street, Preet Bharara Is No Hero

The prominent U.S. attorney fired by Donald Trump this weekend has been justly acclaimed for his pursuit of political corruption. But his treatment of the Wall Street executives involved in the financial meltdown was far less confrontational.

The US Government Now Has Less Cash Than Google

"Our modern 'experts' tell us that the US government will always pay and that a debt default is impossible. Well, we’re living in a world where the 'impossible' keeps happening."

"He'll Be Back" - Arnie Hints At Senate Run

Having 'quit' The Apprentice, it appears Arnold Schwarzenegger may be taking his first step towards making good on his tweet-threat to President Obama (on swapping jobs). As The Hill reports, the former California governor is reportedly considering running for Senate in 2018 as a third-party candidate.

China As A Superpower: "They Will Not Be Humiliated Again"

"if China seeks to be a great power in a multipolar world... then China needs to seek a significantly reduced role of the United States in the region. If you accept these propositions, then China clearly needs the capability to counterbalance America’s military dominance in Asia today. After the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait crises, they concluded that they needed certain capabilities to ensure that they are not humiliated again."

Why Force Parents To Keep Their Children In Failing Public Schools?

"We don’t pay teachers enough, and we don’t fire teachers enough... if you want your failing public school, you can keep your failing public school...But do not take away the option for someone else to remove their child from a toxic environment, and make their own choice..."

Obama "Furious" With Trump Over Wiretapping Allegations

In a report demonstrating the collapse in diplomatic relations between the current and previous president, the WSJ wrote overnight that rapport between Barack Obama and Donald Trump has "unraveled" with Trump "convinced that Mr. Obama is undermining his nascent administration" and is "at war with them", while Obama is "furious" over Trump tweets accusing him of illegal wiretapping.

Senators Ask DOJ, FBI For Information On Trump Wiretapping

Senators Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, today sent a letter to the Director of the FBI and Acting Deputy Attorney General requesting information on possible wiretapping of President Trump, the Trump campaign, or Trump Tower.