Sputnik news reports The most expensive aircraft carrier in the arsenal of the United States, the USS Gerald R. Ford, is coming under review due to concerns about the vessel's effectiveness. A review of the $12.9 billion warship conducted earlier
The new Ford class of super-carriers is years overdue, billions over budget, and not combat worthy. Meanwhile to justify the expense, Washington is ginning up tension in the Persian Gulf and South China Sea. How long can this continue?
A well-functioning democracy depends on a well-informed electorate. But is it possible to have a well-informed electorate once a nation gets to the size and complexity of the United States?
It's a victory for Democrats and Republican sellouts.
Hey, did you know we spent over $2.7 billion dollars on some blimps the military wanted? No, I'm serious, I'm not making this up.
The Red Cross received an outpouring of donations after the quake, nearly half a billion dollars.Today, not one home has been built in Campeche. Many residents live in shacks made of rusty sheet metal, without access to drinkable water, electricity o
Trying to fashion a shield against a sneak missile attack, military planners gambled on costly projects that flopped, leaving a hole in U.S. homeland defense.
Americans sent hundreds of millions of dollars to the Red Cross, confident their money would ease the suffering left behind by Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Isaac. They believed the charity was up to the job. They were wrong.
Authorities expected 420,000 checks of private sales transactions. Only 13,600 have occurred.
Murray Rothbard called his political philosophy anarcho-capitalism to differentiate it from the far more common “communist anarchism.” Or, rather, it was more common then.
First there was the Liberator, a 3D printed, plastic handgun. First thought to be an eccentric boondoggle at best, test firings proved the weapon viable (at least for a few rounds).
America’s latest stealth fighter just got heavier, slower and more sluggish. For the second time in a year, the Pentagon has eased the performance requirements of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). The reduced specs — including a slower accelera
NSTIC, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, is working with Kantara to bring an authentication credential system online for US social service recipients. Kantara's involvement would make transactional monitoring between recipi
After collecting over 356,000 spent shell casings since March 2001 at an estimated cost of nearly $44 million, not a single crime has been solved because of the program.
"The NIA has produced a very professional anti-Mitt Romeny video called "The Romney Con" that the NIA hopes will go viral. DO NOT help make that happen."
"The Government Can" leaves the Beatles' "Tax Man" in the dust.
Protesters could get downtown office space and farmland if they leave City Hall.
Cooper: "Do you think the ATF are, have been accomplices to murder?" Babeau: "Absolutely."
TX Governor’s positive employment numbers largely due to growth in government and federal stimulus.
With free shipping and credit card payments accepted, a whole cottage industry emerged, to buy (and quickly return to banks) the massive shipments of dollar coins, while keeping the cash back and miles earned through their credit cards.
"As she has before, Ms. Fonda apologizes for being photographed laughing and clapping while sitting on an antiaircraft gun in Hanoi," says the New York Times review.
Operation Castaway: Virginia O’Brien was previously the Special Agent in Charge of the Phoenix Field Division. "From a first person source she is sh*tting herself trying to cover it up," the report stated.
Some Mexican drug cartel figures targeted by BATF in a gun-trafficking investigation were paid informants for the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration. BATF was "kept in the dark" and might have ended the operation sooner, Melson claims.
Ready for another cash for clunkers program? It looks like General Motors is attempting to replace it's own consumer incentives with tax payer money. The car company, bailed out of bankruptcy in 2009 by the American tax payer, appears to be turning t
The United States itself grew to greatness by building a national highway system, transcontinental railroads, massive dams generating electricity, and breathtaking bridges connecting people and commerce. Now it's crumbling from within!
One of the most common deceptions in our time is the offering of false leadership; in other words, leading one’s own opposition.
...the President’s team has booked the entire the Taj Mahal Hotel, including 570 rooms, all banquets and restaurants. 125 rooms at Taj President have also been booked...
The Boston Globe's Bryan Bender reported Friday that federal investigators "have identified several dozen Pentagon officials and contractors with high-level security clearances who allegedly purchased and downloaded child pornography, including an u
THE US intelligence budget is vast, publicly announced last year as $US75 billion, which is 2½ times the size it was on September 10, 2001. But the figure doesn't include many military activities or domestic counter-terrorism programs. At least 2
Phoenix Arizona – Under construction is a $1.1 billion ($1,100,000,000) PHX sky Train that will “service” the passengers of Sky Harbor Airport. This monumental misappropriation of tax money has reached a dramatic construction milestone. Workers hav