The plan to burn copies of the Koran has attracted criticism from global political and religious leaders, but this does not seem likely to stop pastor Terry Jones from going ahead with the project on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Barring legislative action before the end of the year the Federal estate tax — also known as the death tax — will return on Jan. 1, 2011. That means the Feds will steal 55 percent of the estates valued at more than $1 million of people who die after Jan. 1.
Elected elites and their media lapdogs have successfully sold the argument that only the rich pay estate taxes and therefore those taxes are justified. But add the value of a home, a retirement account (such as a 401k) and a little bit of savings and other real property and it doesn’t take long to pass the $1 million threshold.
Thomas Jefferson expressed his own views of the “death tax.”
Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) is a Constitutional conservative and advocate of the Tea Party. Robert Ringer recently interviewed King as part of his Liberty Education Series. In the interview King talks about President Barack Obama’s economic philosophy and his (Obama’s) lack of respect for entrepreneurs and small business owners, and King’s efforts on the small business committee to try and reign in the over-regulation of the government…
For months, Democrats have been accusing Tea Party candidates who won GOP nominations for moderating their anti-debt, anti-big government message and shifting to the center. However, there is now evidence that some Democratic candidates are doing the same.
As national gun rights leaders are preparing to hold the 25th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference in San Francisco later this month, they are also celebrating a significant public relations victory in the famously liberal city.
There are no effective treatments for allergic asthma at the moment, so people suffering from this condition can only be treated symptomatically in order to keep their quality of life from deteriorating. However, a new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center offers hope for better therapeutic strategies in the future.
A newly discovered cell linked to melanoma tumor growth may help researchers better develop future treatments, according to findings published in Nature.
As President Barack Obama prepares to call on lawmakers to pass more stimulus spending, a growing number of Americans are voicing their concerns over the ability of the Democratic party to handle the nation’s finances.
I have a sneaking suspicion that President Barack Obama has a sign on his Oval Office desk that reads, “The buck stops with Dubya.” According to the Boston Herald, “Our President cannot resist a good opportunity to blame Bush.” Read this article to see what all Obama blames on Bush…
We all know what happened on Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorist attacks destroyed the Twin Towers in New York City, murdering almost 3,000 innocent civilians. Instead of revisiting that horrific […]
A year after the government’s massive spending program, Cash for Clunkers, United States automakers are reporting disappointing sales figures, suggesting that the long term effects of the initiative may be less stimulating than intended.
An appeals court has set a briefing schedule for a lawsuit challenging the airport naked body scanner program. The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear arguments in the case of Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) v Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and initial briefs are due Nov. 1.
With the mid-term election season getting into full swing following the Labor Day holiday, a USA Today/Gallup poll reveals that Democrat hopes of holding onto both houses of Congress are dimming.
Did you know that coconut water — the clear liquid inside a young coconut — is very handy to have around. Coconut water is sterile and it works extremely well as a sports/hydration drink […]
Young people with high cholesterol may be more likely to develop coronary heart disease, according to findings published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
Florida Supreme Court has rejected the attempt to consult voters on the Federal healthcare overhaul by striking a ballot initiative that would ask residents to support or oppose the measure.
Sleep is not only a fundamental human need, it is a necessity that no one who experiences aches or pains of any kind should ever take for granted. It is so important, in fact, that we naturally fall asleep when our bodies tell our brains that certain essential chemicals have been depleted and our muscles and ligaments are tired and in need of restoration. Read this article for the secrets of a sound sleep…
Men who have been diagnosed with asthma or eczema may be at a lower risk of developing certain types of cancer, according to findings published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
It may not have packed the emotional punch of the last chopper off the roof of the embassy in Saigon, but the word has come down from on high: the last combat troops have left the building.
In a race that was too close to call up until the final hours, Senator Lisa Murkowski ended her bid for re-election Aug. 31, conceding the Republican nomination to Tea Party-backed candidate Joe Miller.
Black rice may not be the first that thing health-conscious consumers think of when they are looking for a food that is packed with antioxidants. However, a recent study revealed that the rice may be more nutritious than traditional superstars from the plant world like blueberries.
Due to the ongoing plague of drug violence in Mexico, which is sending immigrants and traffickers across the United States southern border, the Federal government has begun to beef up security by deploying first contingents of additional National Guard troops.