Tom Loker

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We Are Asking Too Much of the Federal Reserve

There has been obsessive chatter about whether the Federal Reserve will, or should, raise interest rates this fall. At the Fed's annual end-of-summer gabfest at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the issue was topic A.<p>Advocates of a rate hike make the following claims:<p>Very low rates were necessary when the …

Save Us From Canada!

Scott Walker has boldly gone where no GOP candidate has gone before.<p>He wants to wall us off from the true international menace we've been ignoring for years: Canada.<p>He thinks building a wall along the 5,000+ mile border we have with Canada is an idea worth considering. Finally!<p>He is a certified …

Marco Rubio haunted by allegations over Florida 'slush fund' and spending

It is an episode that Marco Rubio had hoped was long forgotten – a federal investigation and top-to-toe examination of the Florida GOP’s financial trickery at the end of the last decade that saw the state’s party chairman jailed for grand theft and money laundering and another senior Republican …

Meet Tom Cotton, The Senate's Newest Unapologetic Hawk

WASHINGTON -- Less than a month into his first term as a U.S. senator, Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton is already proving to be one of the most hardline foreign policy hawks in the chamber.<p>Last week during an appearance on CNN, Cotton called for a new "war on Islamic terror," saying the U.S. …

The NYPD Wants To Keep Mayor Bill De Blasio Away From Officers' Funerals

The campaign follows harsh criticism of de Blasio by Patrick Lynch, the head of the union, who said the mayor had failed to support the police after a grand jury decided against indicting a white officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.<p>Since the grand jury decision on Dec. 3, protesters have …

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