A government shut down may begin quickly, but our political leaders are more interested in playing a game of political chicken than dealing with our problems, and there is plenty of blame to go around. Join us today live at five and we will find people to blame too.
Wall Street is said to making millions of the pensions of public workers. Matt Taibbi reports that "Essentially it is a wealth transfer from teachers, cops and firemen to billionaire hedge funders…"Pension funds are one of the last great, unguarded piles of money in this country and there are going to be all sort of operators that are trying to get their hands on that money."
According to investigative journalists Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill, the NSA has played in a key role in the US assassination program. There is no doubt that the Obama administration is running an assassination program as US Attorney General Eric Holder announced back in 2012 that the President has the power to assassinate anyone it chooses without any disclosure.