Recent Posts

Georgia: While Stacey Abrams' Sister Is A Judge In Campaign Lawsuits, Massive Voter Fraud Is Taking Place In Fulton County

Look at how Democrats are manipulating and engaging in what is clearly vote manipulation and voter fraud, and in Abrams' ...

Read More

Yes, Florida Elections Have Had Their Moments, Like 200,000 Non-Citizens Possibly Voting In 2012

by Matt Vespa at Townhall ***This post has been updated*** The ballot counting in Florida elections is a shambles. The gubernatorial race is ...

Read More

12 Times Florida County’s Elections Supervisor Has Been ‘Incompetent and Possibly Criminal’

Luke Rosiak / @lukerosiak /The Daily Signal Broward County Supervisor of elections Brenda Snipes answers reporter's questions about a possible recount from ...

Read More

What Veterans Say About Effort at Supreme Court to Remove Peace Cross War Memorial

Troy Worden / The Daily Signal “I hope that in the future, a revisionist will not take such liberties with my ...

Read More

In 1919, Mothers Designed a Cross to Remember 49 Veterans. Now the Supreme Court Will Decide If It’s Constitutional.

Jeremy Dys / @jeremydys / The Daily Signal A U.S. Army soldier of the 3rd United States Infantry Regiment uses his boot ...

Read More

Long-lasting effects of the 'Great War'

By Wes Vernon at Renew America The 100th year anniversary this month of the end of World War I gave us ...

Read More

The Morning of November 11, 1918

By T. Hunt Tooley at Mises/mises.org/Mises Wire On the morning of November 11, 1918, fighter pilot and leading American ace Eddie Rickenbacker ...

Read More

A religion that asks us to kill for God-is no religion at all

  By Michael Bresciani at Renew America As a very young man this writer read Kahlil Gibran's book "The Prophet" but I ...

Read More

Celebrating 5 Years of Equipping Pastors to ‘Stand in the Gap for Truth’

We Salute Our Nation's Veterans, Who Fought to Protect Our Freedom American Pastors Network: Celebrating Five Years of Equipping Pastors to ‘Stand in ...

Read More

[NEW Edition] Your Top Weekly Immigration News & Updates!

          FAIR's Ira Mehlman Discusses Migrant Caravan on Fox News Fox Interview ft. Ira Mehlman | Watch the Video Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns ...

Read More

Latest News

[smoothslider]

Court Docs: Obama Admin Targeting of Businesses Ran to Top of FDIC

Share

New filing sheds light on murky Operation Choke Point

Barack Obama / Getty Images

Getty Images

BY:  / Washington Free Beacon

New court filings document the extent to which the Obama administration used government power to target disfavored industries, and subsequently sought to avoid responsibility for its targeting program.

The new information comes from a motion for summary judgement filed in federal court by the plaintiffs in Advance America et al. v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. et al.

Advance America, a payday lender, was one of the firms targeted by Operation Choke Point. The company contends—and the documents it filed show—that the FDIC was consciously working to target a totally legal industry, and also at a number of points to deny its involvement in the same work.

Choke Point was an initiative under which the Obama administration tried to shut down disfavored industries by removing their access to payment processing and other banking services, thereby cutting off their financial “oxygen.”

Read More

Comments are closed.

Polls

Please take our reader satisfaction poll. Please select one from each part.

View Results