More than two weeks after votes were cast in the midterm elections, Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) has declared that she was re-elected to another term in Congress.
The next step in our food storage plan is for you to make a list of the foods that your family eats on a regular basis and purchase enough food for a three-month supply. As we talked about in a previous article, Food Storage 101: Where do I begin?, one of the best ways to stockpile food is in the dried form. It is lightweight and can be reconstituted to its original form by adding water.
Illegal immigrants in California are eligible to pay lower college tuition than documented out-of-state students, according to a ruling by the state’s highest court.
Let’s talk about a new definition of war. If you sat in the brain trust of the inner sanctum of the World Order, how would you plan and create war? Read this article to learn how the “powers that be” plan and conduct war on the people…
A suspected bomb was found on a Munich-bound flight Thursday, a convenient coincidence in light of the growing revolt over the Transportation Security Administration porn show/grope fest going on at American airports.
A watchdog group that promotes transparency and integrity in government has praised House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) for announcing that he will fly commercial instead of using military aircraft when he becomes Speaker of the House.
The Treasury Department says that the Federal government began the new budget year with the third-highest October deficit on record.
*Why they’re called lame ducks. The phrase “lame duck” was first used in the 18th century on the London Stock Exchange. It referred to a broker who defaulted on his debts. The first written mention occurred in 1761, when Horace Walpole wrote Sir Horace Mann and asked, “Do you know what a Bull and Bear and a Lame Duck are?” It was not until the 19th century that the term came to refer to a politician who had been defeated for re-election but had not yet been replaced in office.
A House ethics subcommittee found Representative Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) guilty of 11 counts of corruption charges on Nov. 16.
More than half of Americans believe the upcoming shift in Congressional power will be good for the country, a recent survey reveals.
More than 100 members of Congress who will be looking for work in January are back at their desks on Capitol Hill this week. What can we expect from this bunch of lame ducks? Read this article to learn what the lame duck Congress has in store for us…
Following big victories in the midterm elections, Republican lawmakers in Texas are gunning for Arizona-type immigration laws.
While it’s true that slightly more than half of those who voted sent a signal to Washington that they want government to drastically decrease spending, taxes and regulation, the painful reality is that slightly less than half of the voters cast their ballots in favor of Democratic candidates who, with just a few notable exceptions, want to increase spending, taxes and regulation. Read this story to learn what the election means…
The largest American automaker has predicted that it will enjoy its first profitable year since 2004.
Winter is just around the corner and that should be a reminder to all that staying warm in an emergency situation is a key to survival.
People stay warm by generating and retaining heat and/or gaining it from an outside source. Heat is lost through radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation.
The opening lines of Keith Koffler’s recent effort in Politico just missed the mark: “President Barack Obama, fresh from his drubbing in the 2010 midterms, is trying to revive his fortunes by pursuing a path toward the middle.” At least he got the “drubbing” part right. But Obama is about as likely to steer toward the so-called “middle” as Paul Krugman is to admit that Obamacare will require death panels. (Oops. Spoke too soon.)
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Cranberry Marketing Committee recently announced that they will combine their efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of urinary tract infections (UTI) and how this condition can be prevented.
The Supreme Court has ruled that it will not review the healthcare reform law that was approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama earlier this year.
The co-chairs of President Barack Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform have released a preliminary proposal to reduce the national deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade.
It was 233 years ago this week that our original 13 colonies took a huge step toward nationhood. On Nov. 15, 1777, the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation. The articles vested the conduct of war and foreign policy in a Federal government, but left everything else to the States.
There is growing resistance to the Transportation Security Administration’s airport porn show /grope fest, where TSA agents give airline passengers a choice of being irradiated while having nude photographs taken or being sexually assaulted in order to fly. And there are a few signs Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano may be backing down in the face of the growing resistance.
There has been a huge sigh of relief in the corridors of Calgary’s oil towers following the Republican victory in the mid-term election. The GOP win assures much-needed changes in the Federal government’s energy policy; changes that will benefit American consumers as well as Canadian petroleum producers. Read this article to learn what those benefits are…