The Pew Research Center has released a poll on trust in government, finding, to no one's surprise, that there is precious little of it. Pew found distrust and dislike of government to be as high as at any time since pollsters began posing similar que
The FDA is planning an unprecedented effort to gradually reduce the salt consumed each day by Americans. The initiative, to be launched this year, would eventually lead to the first legal limits on the amount of salt allowed in food products.
Nearly one out of three Americans view the US government as a "major threat" to their freedoms, and four out of five say they don't trust Washington to solve their problems, according to a new poll out Monday.
(Reuters) - Nearly 80 percent of Americans say they do not trust the U.S. government to do what is right, expressing the highest level of distrust in Washington in half a century, according to a public opinion survey. Only 22 percent of Americans sa
2 Columbia sanitation workers took dozens of cases of expired brew from the city landfill. Police and city supervisors are trying to determine whether the salvage was a crime — theft of city property — or just a policy violation.
WASHINGTON – A broad coalition of group sent a letter Tuesday to the White House, the House and Senate Judiciary Committees, the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee urging them to oppose a proposal by Senators Charles Schu
You might recall that John Hinckley was a seriously deranged young man who shot President Reagan in the early 1980's. Hinckley was absolutely obsessed with movie star Jodie Foster, extremely jealous, and in his twisted mind, loved Jodie Foste
Sometimes what the legislature does leaves me scratching my head. This time, Senator Russell Pearce, self-proclaimed anti-photo-radar, conservative Senator from Mesa has worked hard on passing this real headscratcher. SB1018, ?Photo Enforcement
Judge Andrew Napolitano opens his new book, Lies the Government Told You, with that quote, and that’s the book’s theme: the State is our enemy because it constantly lies, steals, and kills.
As we head into the summer driving season and gasoline prices are again creeping up, the administration has announced plans to explore opening up more off-shore areas for exploration and drilling. On the one hand this can be lauded as a positive ste
The FBI is warning police across the country that an anti-government group's call to remove governors from office could provoke violence by others. A group that calls itself the Guardians of the free Republics wants to "restore America" by peacefu
The FBI is warning police across the country that an anti-government group's effort to remove governors from office could provoke violence. The group, called the Guardians of the free Republics, wants to "restore America" by peacefully dismantling
Usurper President Obama signed into law the Federal PACT Act on March 31st, 2010. The PACT act (S. 1147) makes tobacco products a non-mailable material. The change in classification was an end-run in the continued battle between New York State an
What would you do if YOU were in charge? Chances are, you'd be a tyrant.
Suitcase smuggling is the winked-at act of sneaking in cane cuttings to clone vines from France's premier vineyards. It helped build a handful of exceptional vineyards in the 1980s when U.S. plant choices were limited and import testing took 7 years.
Hundreds of prime acres are up for grabs in this waterfront city and its neighboring towns, valuable commodity on an island known for prized beaches, lavish homes and natural beauty. The 260 acres on Aquidneck Island were for decades owned by the
The conclusion reached was that while the lighting costs were reduced in the afternoons by daylight saving, the greater heating costs in the mornings, and more use of air-conditioners on hot afternoons more than offset these savings.
More than 3% of federal civilian employees owed unpaid federal income taxes in 2008. If you include retirees and military service members, the numbers go from nearly 100,000 up to 276,000 current or former workers who owe $3 billion in taxes.
In response to neighborhood concerns about a nudist couple baring it all, Boulder Housing Partners will amend its rules to require that all tenants cover up when they're outside their homes. But the nudists say they'll put up a fight.
We contributed a modified version of Downsize D.C.'s action alert to OpEd news which is now equipped to reach the media and to send direct correspondence to congressional leaders in D.C. If you haven't sent your letter against the push for biometric
Their kingdom [not that] long ago overthrown, Native Hawaiians seeking redress are closer than they've ever been to being allowed to establish their own government. [Oh, lucky few.]
It was every businessperson's nightmare. Arriving at Harv's Metro Car Wash in midtown Wednesday afternoon were two dark-suited IRS agents demanding payment of delinquent taxes. "They were deadly serious, very aggressive, very condescending,"
In a giant auction, the federal government has agreed to sell for pennies on the dollar most of the 120,000 formaldehyde-tainted trailers it bought nearly five years ago for Hurricane Katrina victims. But the sale of the units, perhaps the most visib
This is a powerful video that everyone should see. Judge Napolitano is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court judge in the history of the State of New Jersey .Entered By: Barry Hess
Utah's bill to opt out of the Real ID Act , HB 234, has passed both chambers of the State legislature and is now on the way to the Governor's desk today. The bill was signed by the Senate President late afternoon.
The son of Ron is waaay ahead of his Republican opponents, and any potential Democratic one as well. It looks as if Kentucky will be as safe a seat for Rand as Texas 14 has become for his dad.
Color me cynical, but I can't resist the suspicion that Mullet was put up to this stunt by somebody. If it weren't for the material support it receives from the federal government, the white supremacist movement wouldn't exist. It wouldn't surprise m
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Snail mail might soon get even slower. The U.S. Postal Service plans to propose Tuesday an adjusted mail service schedule, which will likely cut Saturday delivery. The agency will also suggest closing some branches and e
The Ayes have it: AYES: 35 NAYS: 23 NOT VOTING: 2
We are now at a stage where the House and the Senate must merge their ideas on their healthcare bills into one. If you would like the pdf. for these bills find them online. The FACTS in this video on bill H.R. 3200 still hold true in comparison to th