The moves, which follow last week's withdrawal of the 100W incandescent lightbulb, are part of a drive to slow the rapid growth of electricity consumption in homes by phasing out wasteful devices and introducing more efficient ones.
Constitution Arms says its Palm Pistol will aid seniors with arthritis who would otherwise have trouble pulling the trigger. The device allows individuals to shoot by squeezing with their thumb.
The trip came as China expands its diplomacy and investment on the whole continent, with an eye on natural resources and developing markets for manufactured goods and even weapons.
Barack Obama as Robin Hood and why spreading the wealth does not work. “Makers and Takers” isn’t “Spreading the Wealth for Dummies”–because spreading the wealth historically is for dummies.
Globalization is the dawn of a rising sun that casts shadows on modern life. The darker these shadows are, the least globalization is understood, and the stronger is the fear.
Argentina's lower house of parliament has approved a government plan to nationalise private pension schemes worth $30bn. (Because they can)
When ballot loafers waste their votes on nuisance candidates, who blame America for 9/11, not the terrorists, and argue that any terrorist attack on America is our fault, the change of direction from the center to the extreme left and to the edge has
Halloween is no longer the exclusive personification of horror by the Celtic people centuries ago. Horror stories of politicians wanting to get elected to office are now the most spine-tingling scream-fears of America.
list of "unthinkables" that have actually happened is long and growing. A Republican Admin. engineering a more than $1 trillion bailout -so far-. The government seizing control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and insurance giant AIG.
Everyone who buys a mobile telephone will be forced to register their identity on a national database under government plans to extend massively the powers of state surveillance.
Cuba's foreign minister warned Tuesday that President Raul Castro will never renounce socialism, just days before Havana holds landmark talks with European Union leaders.
(No Comment,... other than to say that I am certain there is a McCain version out there, or coming)
Our priority in state government must remain job retention and job creation, and budget cuts work against each of these objectives.
You need to start recognizing the invading troops. They came ashore in 1913 dressed in a garb that took us all by surprise. IF it had not have been for Andrew Jackson, the man that paid off the debt in 1835 and warned us of their intents then wRead Letter
So now Comrades Bush, Paulson and Bernanke (as originally nicknamed by Willem Buiter) have now turned the USA into the USSRA (the United Socialist State Republic of America). Socialism is indeed alive and well in America; but this is socialism for th
Two ideas driving modern liberalism, racism and feminism, both lost credence with the nominations of Barack Obama and Sarah Palin. A third force behind liberals lost clout with the Palin nomination: the Mainstream Media. It's all part of the Libe
Reaching out to evangelical voters, Barack Obama is announcing plans to expand President Bush's program steering federal social service dollars to religious groups. (And the Democrats say?....)
The Left won the culture wars last week, apes in Spain are now legally human and more from this week's Culture Watch.
Anyone who is still wondering why the so-called "mainstream media" was so hostile toward Congressman Ron Paul's campaign for the Republican presidential nomination will find an answer in the June 2 issue of Time magazine. Therein the Ti
But Chavez also warned that George W. Bush "will be much more dangerous during the last months that he has left" in the White House, and accused the outgoing U.S. president of attempting to orchestrate his assassination or spur a military r
A video of a Gucci- and Louis Vuitton-clad politician attacking capitalism then struggling to explain how his luxurious clothes square with his socialist beliefs has become an instant YouTube hit in Venezuela.
Authorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program(SCHIP) runs out at the end of September. This gave the Dems and some Reps in Congress an opportunity to vote in July to expand this government health insurance program.
In 1776 the founders of the United States boldly created a society allowing the maximum amount of liberty for the individual and restricting government activity to the absolute minimum ever seen in the history of the world. Based on the wildest noti
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday called opposition news channel Globovision an enemy of the state and said he would do what was needed to stop it from inciting violence, only days after he shut another opposition broadcaster.
In the end Freedom always wins,... it just gets really messy first. a message from the Publisher of FreedomsPhoenix to Stephen Lendman and his readers
Venezuela has said that it has taken control of the massive Orinoco Belt oil projects as part of President Hugo Chavez's nationalisation drive.
Slightly over half of all Americans – 52.6% – now receive significant income from government programs, up from 49.4 percent in 2000 and far above the 28.3 percent of Americans in 1950.
Hugo Chavez's revolutionary social democratic agenda for the 21st century.
Hugo Chavez has a new world vision to make everyone in Venezuela middle class
All words have very specific meanings. For instance, socialism is the government ownership and/or control of the means of production; land, labor, capital, and entrepreneurship. Free enterprise, on the other hand, is the individual ownership and/or