Congressman Tells FDIC They Shouldn’t Be in Government

If the FDIC members are going to allow the abuse of power, they need to hit the streets. I’d never heard of Sean Duffy, but from this… I think I might like him. That said… I’m tired of ‘right words’ without the accompaniment of appropriate actions in light of the reality of those words. It’s time for countless bureaucratic heads to roll… and to keep on rolling. “You’re abusing your power. You’re going after little guys all over American, because I’ll tell you, Mr. Gruenberg—you’re Read more […]

Use Choke Point on the Justice Department

Operation Choke Point demonstrates the perversity and endless appetite of Big Government. This is the result of Statism, whether you call it socialism, fascism, or anything else. Once government takes excessive regulatory control of businesses, certain individuals with severe character flaws take control (types irresistibly drawn to the bureaucracy and public office—where they have access to control over others). They simply can’t resist the temptation to use their ill-gotten power to restrict Read more […]

Using Power of the Purse against Operation Choke Point

The Second Amendment can be upheld and defended using the power of the purse, according to one Senator. I asked, at one point, if the FDIC and other groups were backing down on Operation Choke Point—a system of using intimidation to make banks stop working with businesses that the Obama Administration doesn’t like. There were hopeful signs, but Choke Point continues. Now a Senator has revealed that he will be inviting his colleagues to put an end to Choke Point, using the power of the Read more […]

Operation Choke Point – FDIC Backing Down?

When I posted about Operation Chokepoint, I didn’t get any inkling that the FDIC would ever back down. But it seems that they might be doing so. (Let’s hope!) If you don’t remember, Operation Chokepoint was the FDIC’s strategy to basically financially cripple legal businesses. The Department of Justice has its own secret drone program—it is called Operation Chokepoint and its drones are banks.  According to Jason Oxman in The Hill, the department is attacking “disfavored – but Read more […]