It sounded conciliatory, even friendly, brimming with the outward trappings of a shift to the center, but President Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union speech was, at its core, an unmistakably partisan challenge to congressional Republicans.
We're not going to get away with spending another $450 billion in deficits on top of the $1.6 trillion we blew last year. $2 trillion in deficits? Not a prayer.
Empty Promise #3: America Will "Out-Build" The Rest Of The World And This Will Create More Jobs But there is a big problem. We are flat broke.
During his private practice, Verrilli had been involved in a number of prominent cases involving online file-sharing and copyright infringement, arguing on behalf of the recording and entertainment industry.
On Friday the United States Department of Commerce and a host of privacy and security experts met at Stanford University to discuss the mapping out of an "Identity Ecosystem" for cyberspace.
A bill giving the president an Internet "kill switch" during times of emergency that failed to pass Congress last year will return this year, but with a revision that has many civil liberties advocates concerned: It will give the president...
The Justice Department will ask Congress to make it mandatory for Internet service providers to retain data on their users’ activity. Law enforcement officials already can ask for data to be preserved, but Justice would like to have more robust...
Former Hawaii elections clerk Tim Adams has now signed an affidavit swearing he was told by his supervisors in Hawaii that no long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate existed for Barack Obama Jr. in Hawaii and that neither Queens Medical Cente
An Illinois Appeals Court has ruled that former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's name can't appear on the ballot for Chicago mayor because he didn't live in the city in the year before the election. The court voted 2-1 to overturn a judge's
Revolutions come in many styles. This one is shaping up to look rather red-and-slippery, because the grift has really amounted to the wholesale theft of a generation's future.
Photos of President Obama released this week are prompting a feverish round of "does he or doesn't he" speculation about whether our commander in chief dyed his hair.
President Barack Obama announced Thursday that former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker was stepping down from his role as head of an outside panel advising the White House on economic policy.
Pressure was mounting on Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie today amid increasing confusion over whether President Obama was born there. Abercrombie said on Tuesday that an investigation had unearthed papers proving Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961.
The Obama administration is developing a “universal Internet ID” program that would watch, track, monitor and potentially control your activity on the Internet. These“trusted identities” are being touted as a way to increase safety and security on...
President Obama will run his re-election effort out of Chicago, senior officials said Thursday, a move that will split his top political advisers between his hometown and Washington.
It will eventually allow the government to have control over all internet activity, e.g., acting as a clearinghouse for who can and cannot access the internet and the extent to which they can do so.
Still depressed that you didn't get that cushy ambassadorship? Able and willing to donate and bundle ginormous amounts of money for President Obama's reelection and for the D's in 2012? Then buck up! If history is any guide, there could be some fine
Hmm a system where a person is given a number and needs to use it to buy goods and services. Where will Americans have heard of that before? Oh, that is right, Revelation.
This is getting insane. Remember we warned you about 4 different regulatory executive branch overreaches about to happen sometime back? We were right on 3 of 4 - and now # 4 is coming to pass. Are you ready to read and fight back YET? So now - sta
His shocking avoidance of core issues
William Daley has about $7.7 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. shares that he will need to divest to take over as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff, according to administration officials and regulatory filings. White House lawyers also
“We are not leaving in 2014,” Biden assured President Hamid Karzai during a news conference in Kabul, insisting that the US was prepared to continue with its military occupation “well beyond 2014.”
French President Nicolas Sarkozy takes his campaign for greater global food price and currency stability to Washington next week when he seeks Barack Obama's support for France's goals as head of the Group of 20 powers.
It's "the absolute perfect spot in the U.S. government" to centralize efforts toward creating an "identity ecosystem" for the Internet, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt said.
The new system will probably hasten the death of traditional passwords. Instead, users may rely on devices such as smartcards with embedded chips, tokens that generate random codes or biometric devices.
The senators called for a “robust and comprehensive solution” that would protect homeowners and investors. They urged the council to respond “promptly” and indicate whether it needs additional...
Jacob J. Lew, the director of the White House's Office of Management and Budget, directed government agencies that deal with classified information to ensure that they are in compliance with secrecy rules brought in after WikiLeaks' release of classi
UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann, following his UFC 125 win over Antonio McKee, declared that he wanted to fight President Barack Obama for his next fight. His words got him a visit from the Secret Service on Tuesday. Volkmann, who is based out o
President Barack Obama on Thursday named JPMorgan Chase executive William Daley as his chief of staff, bringing a politically seasoned businessman into the White House to help trigger job growth as he grapples with resurgent Republicans. Obama sai
We finally get confirmation from none other than tax expert Tim Geithner, who in continuing his tirade of scaring the bejesus out of anyone dumb enough to listen to him, has just confirmed our concerns.