The economy is the biggest issue in this year's election.
In key moments during the U.S. Army’s latest war game for advanced communications gear, the troops’ high-tech new radios failed them.
Now I like it! I have long called the emission of unbacked credit -- like QE -- counterfeiting.
In a little under two-and-a-half minutes, CNBC's Rick Santelli surveys the landscape of just what exactly is Quantitative Easing
A New Jersey city that reported a murder rate of 46.8 per 100,000 people in 2010 is losing a police department.
THE PRIME MINISTER of Greece has made a surprise announcement to Le Monde newspaper: that his country is ready to put some of its uninhabited islands up for sale.
$100 million sounds like a lot of money but it does not go very far these days. It is less than .01% of the deficit.
Grover Norquist, the influential conservative activist, recently made some very frank and sobering remarks about the US military budget
The top U.S. military officer’s plane got damaged in Afghanistan by insurgent rockets on Tuesday morning. It’s a reminder that the U.S. military’s defense against short-range rockets remains a work in progress.
Matt Brooks describes the mission of the Republican Jewish Coalition as educating the Jewish community about critical domestic and foreign policy issues.
US President Barack Obama on Saturday called on local and national lawmakers to prioritize education and stop firing teachers as a way to balance budgets.
In a gold-based monetary system, every asset is ultimately backed by gold.
Paul Ryan Begging Congress to Pass TARP
An appeal by Germany’s government for generous-hearted citizens to help wipe out the country’s debt has fallen short… by over two trillion euros, Der Spiegel reported Friday.
What are the numbers on the real national debt? With a projected $11 trillion fiscal gap in the past year, it looks more and more unlikely that this massive debt will ever be able to be repaid.
Former commodity trading advisor, Walter Burien, revealed the massive scope of government finance and investments, all funded by U.S. taxpayers, and argued for an alternative path without taxation.
Extremely entertaining video that puts the global financial crisis in perspective through music. The name of the song is Debt Bomb and it is supposed to be taking place at a State of the Union Address with the president accompanied by two beautiful w
Stockton police officers and firefighters couldn’t fill up because there was no gasoline in the pumps at their stations.
Is Congress the Real Problem with the Post Office?
The post office had $5.5 billion in payments for future retiree health benefits due Wednesday and $5.6 billion due in September, but it will miss both payments because of cash shortages related to the rise of email, electronic bill payments and priva
Gerald Celente fans won’t want to miss Celente’s first interview after getting word that the next head of the Bank of England could be yet another Goldman Sachs boy. In the spirit of Celente’s famous saying, “You can’t make this stuff up,” Bloombe
Repealing all of President Barack Obama’s health care law would increase the federal budget deficit by about $109 billion from 2013 to 2022, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Employees of a Pennsylvania city, who have all seen their salaries cut to minimum wage as the mayor grapples with budget problems, are hoping a judge restores their paychecks in full.
Health officials in Florida hastened their closure of the nation’s only dedicated tuberculosis hospital on cost-cutting grounds as one of the worst outbreaks of the deadly disease in 20 years was taking a grip on the state, it has been revealed.
Right before Election Day, Lockheed Martin is likely to notify the “vast majority” of its 123,000 workers that they’re at risk of being laid off, said Greg Walters, the company’s vice president of legislative affairs.
This month, the Army planned to deploy to Afghanistan an unusual new drone: an unmanned eye-in-the-sky helicopter programmed to use high-tech cameras to monitor vast amounts of territory.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has changed her public position on an issue that divided Democrats during the fight over raising the debt ceiling last summer.
MNI News has an interesting flash headline this morning: GREECE FISCAL CONSOLIDATION "COMPLETELY DERAILED": EU SOURCE
Exactly three years ago, we launched this daily e-letter… and needless to say, it’s been eventful.
The U.S. has never before had a President who thinks so little of the American people that he imagines he can win re-election running on the opposite of reality. But that is the reality of President Obama today.