Republicans and Democrats alike are signaling a willingness -- unheard of at the height of two post-Sept. 11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- to make military retirees pay more for coverage.
On Wednesday - 09 November 2011, the Obama regime will shut down all radio, television and communications satellite systems so FEMA, Homeland Security and the FCC can "check" the readiness of the "Emergency Alert System"
Two New York City taxi medallions sold this week for $1,000,000! Of all the investments one could have made the past 30 years, buying a NYC taxi medallion would have been one of the best. While the stock market has risen in that period 1,100% t
The Washington region had the lowest poverty rate of any major metropolitan area in the country during the past two years, even though poverty is up significantly and continues to rise.
The Pennsylvania state Senate on Tuesday voted for a state takeover of the finances of its capital, Harrisburg, setting up a showdown with the city. The plan was already approved by the state's lower house and is expected to be signed into law by Gov
Parliament is set to make it a criminal offense to "insult" Gaming Minister Michael O'Brien. Fines of up to $11,945 will be given to anyone found guilty of upsetting the minister and his staff under the extraordinary new offense.
When Republicans took control of the House in January, they pledged to make deep cuts in federal spending, and in April they succeeded in passing a bill advertised as cutting $38 billion from fiscal 2011's budget. Then in August, they pushed for a de
Amid the din of economic nonsense being bandied about since the collapse of the housing bubble and the steep ramping up of our national debt, there has been the persistent refrain that Washington should be run more like a business.
Alcohol consumption dropped by 50%, cirrhosis of the liver by 63%, admissions for alcohol psychosis by 60%, and arrests for drunk and disorderly, by 50%. That’s the good news. The bad news is that we got organized crime.
These are the questions we are asked over and over again and the answer is both complex and simple.
“All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.” - George Orwell
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over the wreck of a $750,000 Ferrari driven by an FBI agent, saying federal law grants immunity if property is being held by law enforcement. The wreck of the rare 1995 F50 sports car was
New York City’s rulers have long ascribed to the medieval idea that the king — or, in New York’s case, the government — owns all the land. Depending on the King's whims and mercy, he may graciously allow his serfs to build things on it.
Many times I hear the ostriches among us exclaim, "What freedoms have we lost? America is the freest country on earth." We have all heard that, right?
Just 5% have trust in legislative branch
Strip away the shell companies and complex wire transfers, and what federal prosecutors on Tuesday called “one of the most brazen corruption schemes in the history of federal contracting” was really quite simple. First, officials at the Army Corps
Federal authorities are pressuring Nashville-based Gibson Guitar to hand over an additional 25 bundles of Indian wood that the company allegedly planned to use in its famous guitars.
PHOENIX (Titanians.org) – Don Lapre a TV infomercial pitchman was found dead in his Federal lockup. Lapre was accused by the BORG of defrauding more than 226,000 people out of nearly $52 million. The cause of death was bleeding to death as a large
Want to get yourself thrown out of a Peekskill City Council meeting? Start clapping. After a series of boisterous meetings, Mayor Mary Foster is trying to bring decorum back to the chamber by banning clapping.
That's what a purported London-based independent trader named Alessio Rastani told the BBC on Monday in a jaw-dropping interview that quickly went viral.
Imagine that nations are bankrupt and corporations control the world! A world that exists with no borders as countries have lost their viability and have become obsolete through the process of a mass, self induced epidemic of economic failure.
It’s no secret that the government– any government– has nearly unlimited authority to do whatever they want, whenever they want.
The former top lawyer at the Securities and Exchange Commission had a conflict of interest when he handled Bernard Madoff legal matters for the SEC and should be criminally investigated, the agency's watchdog said. In a scathing report, SEC Inspector
The horrific attacks of September 11, 2001 brought to light a massive communications crisis concerning America’s emergency response system and wireless communications. The Help Emergency Responders Operate Emergency Systems (HEROES) Act helps address
Palestinian Authority says the expected US veto would 'destroy' a two state solution
The FBI is teaching its counterterrorism agents that “main stream” [sic] American Muslims are likely to be terrorist sympathizers
A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a whopping $675,000 file sharing verdict that a jury levied against a Boston college student for making 30 tracks of music available on a peer-to-peer network.
Exasperated citizens complained to the police only to be treated with a mixture of amusement and impatient annoyance. Mounting hostility against Lebedev and his underlings prompted the gangster to withdraw – but only to gather reinforcements.
The lack of a comprehensive security strategy for the U.S.-Mexico border hampers the ability of the Department of Defense to make the best use of guardsmen assigned to help the Border Patrol, a federal report says.
A city best known for its historic Catholic Mission is facing a lawsuit from a couple cited by code-enforcement officers for holding a Bible study in their home.