Financial News Update – 09/20/10

Obama admin uses private tax info to target opponents?

The Ultimate in Nanny-Statism! (Hat Tip: The Anchoress)

Harry Reid’s Pay To Play? Helping Himself Get Re-Elected By Rewarding Contracts To Big Dem Donor Arcata Associates (Hat Tip: Dr. Melissa Clouthier)

Are American Universities Going the Way of General Motors? (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Hussman: Rising GDP Doesn’t Mean Much

GM CEO: Bailout payment to tax payers could take years (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Teachers boycott back-to-school night!

Finland imposing tax on chocolate, ice cream

Homebuilders’ confidence stuck at 18-month low (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

House Democrats Pass Bill to Grill School Children about Sexual Preference (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

‘I Want Your Money’ and turnout (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

The United States of Argentina: Obama’s Pension Grab (Hat Tip: Nancy Jacques)

GOP divided on how to replace new health law

Extend the Tax Cuts

Gold: The Anti-Bubble

Morning Bell: The Economic Toll of the Obama Tax Hikes

Is the U.S. Still the Land of Opportunity?

Here Are The “Terrible, Absolutely Terrible” Cuts California Must Make To Balance The Budget

Look Around: There’s Major Commodity Inflation Happening Everywhere

The 25 Countries That Will Be Screwed By A World Food Crisis

Now Brazil Is Intervening To Weaken Its Currency, As The Competitive Devaluation Cycle Heats Up

As China Delivers Soothing Words To Its Banks, American Yuan Rhetoric Returns With A Vengeance

Devaluation Olympiad Won’t Save the U.S.

DeMint Promotes Redistributing Power to States (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)


Government Could Seek Foreign Investors for GM

News Anchorman Fired for Being Conservative?

Russia to Fire 100,000 Bureaucrats in Next 3 Years

Stop the illegal alien student bailout now: DREAM Act Senate phone list; Update: Vote scheduled Tuesday 2:15pm

Economic Terrorists! Republicans Waging ‘Holy Jihad’ to Extend Tax Cuts

Economic panel: The recession ended in June 2009, now quit yer complainin’

Ally’s GMAC Mortgage Halts Home Foreclosures in 23 States

Longest U.S. Slump Since ’30s Ended in June ’09, Group Says

Honohan Says Irish Government Must Cut Deficit at Faster Pace

Republican Plan: Deprive Dem Programs of Cash

Nevada unemployment rises to 14.4%

EU proposes global ‘internet treaty’

UK Proposes All Paychecks Go to the State First

Boston may curb sales of sugary beverages

China to ‘build big nuclear plant’ for Pakistan

Wall Street’s Engines of Profit Are Freezing Up

America: Love it or (if you’re rich enough) leave it?

Marijuana growers join the Teamsters Union

GOP Plan: Draw ‘Line in the Sand’ on Spending

Frankenfood: Designer Meals on the Menu?

U.N. Summit Looks at End to Global Poverty


V-Shaped Recovery Dreams Evaporate

Record Number of Bank Seizures of U.S. Homes

Fannie Mae Began Buying $1,000-Down Mortgages Without Approval

Why Can’t Politicians Understand What is Really Happening?

Swiss Institutions Ask: Where’s The Gold?

Real World Solutions to Economic Tyranny

Greenspan: Fiscal Stimulus Worked Far Less Than Expected

Would A Midterm Loss For Democrats Boost Stocks?

Americans Struggle to Regain their Shrunken Wealth

CitiGroup Shedding Student Loan Business

Caterpillar Sales Accelerate Across the Globe

Argentines Say Buy Now as 25% Inflation Outlook Buoys Car Sales

Inflation Watch

Obama’s Ocean Policy Initiative: Washington’s latest power grab (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

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