Tag Archives: housing

Sandy Perry: Sequester hammer drops on housing

September 10, 2013

Sandy Perry, Secretary of Housing

Most Americans do not see or hear about it, but the devastating effects of the bipartisan federal sequester are now emerging. Take a look at this graphic eight-minute video: http://www.siliconvalleydebug.org/articles/2013/08/26/priced-out-valley-sequester-cuts-devastate-section-8-housing-tenants

The March 1 across-the-board cuts took away $2 billion from the housing and homelessness programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), or about 6% of what it requires to continue assisting the families it did in 2012.

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ROOT: Supercommittee sellout?

Timid GOP members may cave to avoid across-the-board cuts

By Wayne Allyn Root – The Washington Times

The congressional supercommittee tasked with cutting the debt is almost out of time. Good. Run out the clock. If its members do not come to an agreement, we’ll be forced to accept automatic across-the-board cuts to spending – including defense spending.… Read more ...

Cheri Honkala: Occupy Homes! – A Sheriff to Protect People Over Banks

Emailed to IPR:

Dear Independent,




Last February Cheri Honkala held a press conference announcing that she planned to run for Sheriff of Philadelphia with the Green Party. It was quite unconventional that a formerly homeless single mother who has been arrested over 200 times in the past 25 years for her anti-poverty work would seek the office of Sheriff however this move was almost inevitable.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: The Perfect President: “Herman Paul”

By Wayne Allyn Root:


The mainstream media seems to love the traditional status quo robots (Bush, Clinton, Gore, Bush Jr., Obama, Romney) who got us into this economic crisis of epic proportions — while despising and disregarding non-traditional candidates such as Ron Paul and Herman Cain.

 They make sure that only a Mitt Romney or Barack Obama with a certain look (well-groomed, attractive, nice suits, good hair), certain education (always Ivy League), and certain views (support the Fed, support corporate welfare, won’t cut spending too much, won’t rock the boat) are portrayed as “popular mainstream candidates.”

 The candidates who don’t fit this traditional role are portrayed as crazy, kooky, and extreme with “no chance of winning.” 

Yet, those status quo elitists with their Ivy League degrees and orthodox views led us right into this Great Depression II.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Obamageddon: Signs That Obama’s Great Depression Has Begun

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

The best professional poker players in the world earn millions by reading and reacting to “tells,” their opponents’ verbal and nonverbal traits. They notice the way an opponent is smiling, frowning, laughing, tapping their hands, sweating, or blinking their eyes.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Why Does Obama Hate Small Business?

Why Does Obama Hate Small Business?

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gold and Tax Cuts“The Conscience of a Libertarian”

I’ve started more than a dozen small businesses.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Libya Makes Obama’s Final Four – Too Bad America Loses

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

The Middle East is in flames, we’re now fighting wars on three fronts, Japan has suffered a catastrophe, real unemployment is twenty percent, the housing market is in free fall, and the country is drowning in debt.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: Socialism and the Spirit of Tahrir Square

By Andrea Pason and Billy Wharton, co-chairs Socialist Party USA- February 11, 2011
Socialist Webzine:

Tahrir Square transformed the idea of democracy from a stale ritual that occurs every few years to an open ended struggle for freedom.

We send greetings to the working people of Egypt on the day of their victorious struggle to depose the dictator Hosni Mubarak.… Read more ...

Alberto Bocanegra, Jr., Green for Chicago’s 12th Ward alderman, has apparently raised over $50,000 in his campaign

Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

Alberto Bocanegra, Jr., Chair of the Cook County Greens, has apparently raised over $50,000 in his campaign for the 12th Ward Alderman in Chicago against incumbent George Cardenas and 3 other challengers. Cardenas has raised over $135,000 according to the Chicago Sun-Times.… Read more ...

Georgia Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration’s Costs

Via Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration Costs
Reject Deal Reforms which Fail to Challenge Racist Impact

After last week praising Governor Deal’s expressed concern for the wasted lives, drained treasury and depleted workforce left in the wake of the nation’s war on drugs, Georgia Green Party leaders today rejected Deal’s specific proposals.… Read more ...