Now Florida has just 10 days to prepare for the first signs of oil off its Gulf Coast, if NOAA's projections are correct.
Purdue University mechanical engineering professor - Steven Wereley - testified to the House Committee on Commerce and Energy that 95,000 barrels a day are currently leaking into the Gulf. That's 3,990,000 gallons - just shy of 4 million gallons...
Scientists laid out a worst-case scenario in which the oceanic conveyor belt would see the first oil wash up in Florida in as little as six days, before carrying it up the US east coast and even into the Gulf Stream.
Sgt. Joe Friday provides Barack Obama a precious teachable moment in another Dragnet video. This time it’s about education, freedom and democracy.
A massive outbreak of economic cognitive dissonance is being suppressed with wave after wave of manufactured "good news." Every visibly negative bit of data is run through a media and Central State assembly line to refashion it as "good news"
Kelly Cobiella reports that a CBS News team was threatened with arrest by Coast Guard officials in the Gulf of Mexico who said they were acting under the authority of British Petroleum.
The Coast Guard commandant, Adm. Thad Allen, said that despite the siphoning, the spilled oil is spreading and now stretches from western Louisiana to Florida's Key West. The extent of the spill was straining even the substantial...
A prominent oceanographer, who was among the first to say official estimates understated the volume of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, charged Tuesday that a federal agency is punishing scientists whose findings disagree with government figures.
The Social Security number used by Barack Obama mysteriously coincides with Social Security numbers verified to have been issued by the state of Connecticut between 1977 and 1979...
Nine employees who were contracted to work for the Department of Education in Iowa are being indicted after gaining unauthorized access to President Obama's student loan records.
The question now becomes whether the government, in the form of NOAA is merely asking for a pause in order to process data more fully, or if it is putting the lid on a story that shows the oil spill to be far worse than the surface slick would sugges
Cass Sunstein wants Internet users to know something very important: you're stupid. At least, you're too stupid to read on the Internet without competing views forced on you. Sunstein hopes websites will play along voluntarily; if not, he says Co
If Afghanistan had an Arizona-style law, guess who would fit the profile? Guess who's illegal? Guess who is there in violation of the UN Charter, the will of 94% of Kandaharis and a majority of Americans, your own perverse counterinsurgency...
If the Cartel had wanted to save marine life, any oil they had not vacuumed up could have been mulched with any number of non-toxic materials, such as "Oil Sponge," a name trademarked by Phase III, Inc.
The problem with government withholding Miranda readings after arresting a terrorist suspect, is Government can too easily manipulate the timing of “Miranda warnings” so that those warnings follow relentless long periods of interrogationRead Letter
The federal government’s gobbling up banks, car companies, insurance companies, housing: it’s a war out there. Here’s some World War I and II posters--as well as some vintage editorial cartoons--updated for 2010.
For years Constitutional conservatives and libertarians have warned that the American government is moving alarmingly toward centralized power in Washington. Plenty of evidence and proof has been presented that shows the highly troubling expansion o
Got a buddy with a bad case of Obama buyer's remorse? Not sure what to get for that Obama voter who has everything? Here’s a few spiffy gift ideas for that hard-to-please person who’s had second thoughts about pulling the lever for Hope and Change.
In a move that's being heavily criticized by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Obama administration will ask Congress to delay terror suspects' probable cause hearings as a way to allow interrogators additional time for questioning before the i
“I would be very surprised if, when we see the proposal that they are cooking up, there weren’t a significant component of it that is about a window of detention,” said Mr. Wittes, who argued in favor of delaying initial hearings...
Obama’s decision to authorize the killing by the Central Intelligence Agency of a terrorism suspect who is an American citizen has set off a debate over the legal and political limits of drone missile strikes, a mainstay of the campaign agains
9 people were indicted on federal charges of accessing President Obama's student loan records while they were employed for a Department of Education contractor in Iowa. All 9 are charged with exceeding authorized computer access. They are
It's now law in Hawaii that the state government can ignore repetitive requests for President Barack Obama's birth certificate. Republican Gov. Linda Lingle signed into law a bill allowing state government agencies not to respond to follow-up request
With much of the talk about Obama’s nominee, Elena Kagan, being about her sexual orientation, the real question is being given short shrift: what about her total lack of judicial experience? Will being a POB enough?
The Hamilton Project ( Alexander Hamilton whose most famous dictum was "The People are a Great Beast") is essentially pushing for cuts in entitlements (like social security), outsourcing American jobs, and for more NAFTA-type agreements...
Spending was $328.0 billion, up 14% year-over-year. A year ago in April the deficit was $20.9 billion. And here is the data: tax receipts down 7.9% YoY, Individual Income Tax down 21.5% YoY...
A new book claims that President Obama refused to play golf with conservative talk radio star Rush Limbaugh.
Here's the problem with this, assuming you're not a bank executive: The money these people skim off comes from all other economic activity. That is, every dollar they make through these "activities" is a dollar you lose as a productive member...
“The Government urges us in this case to uphold a direct prohibition on political speech. It asks us to embrace a theory of the First Amendment that would allow censorship not only of television and radio broadcasts, but of the internet, posters...
A "backdoor bull's-eye is on your 401(k) plan and trillions of dollars the government would control through seizure, regulation and federal disbursement of mandatory retirement accounts."