Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

President Ryan Takes Over

The spending bill Paul Ryan is about to ram through Congress shows that despite Donald Trump’s historic election win it is Speaker Paul Ryan who is really running the show in Washington, and President Ryan has no intention of fulfilling candidate Donald Trump’s campaign promises.

Neomi Rao Nomination A Win For Constitutional Conservatives

Many in Congress will not welcome her nomination and will seek to stop it. However, limited government constitutional conservatives should welcome the nomination of Prof. Neomi Rao to head OIRA as a major victory for constitutional government and fight tooth and nail to secure her confirmation.

Part One: The PIG Gobbles Thanksgiving Bounty

In a three-part series themed on George Orwell’s Animal Farm a Northern Virginia Tea Party patriot shows how progressives, far from being ascendant, have sown the seeds of future electoral losses. In Part One, the author argues that while Barack Obama is correctly perceived as a threat to our nation’s Constitutional order, he is merely the “out-product” of a system that has been built for 100 years by the progressive movement in America.

Issa: Holder Illegally Targeting Online Lending

Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller

Darrell Issa launched a probe Thurs. into Eric Holder’s crusade against online payday lenders and payment processors. Issa suggested the DOJ is illegally targeting legitimate biz under the guise of fraud protection.

Obama’s "Operation Choke Point" Plan To Create More Federal Dependency

Obama’s Operation Choke Point isn’t about consumer fairness or protection; it is about creating more dependent clients for the government who, without access to credit, will no longer have the option of solving their own problems and meeting their financial needs in the private economy.

Sens. Slam Dodd-Frank Agency for Snooping

Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller

Republican senators, chief among them Mike Crapo, slammed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray for his agency’s massive data collection program. The CFPB has the ability to snoop into all credit card purchases. 

Here Come More Job-Killing Regs.

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Radical new Obama nominees are eager to regulate our economy to death, over and beyond what has already been promulgated during Obama’s first term.