According to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, it now costs 2.4 cents to make a penny and 11.2 cents to make a nickel because rising commodity prices have driven up production costs. Why are commodity prices rising? Because of inflation created by the Federal Reserve’s money printing.
Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and Texas billionaire Harold Simmons should find a better way to spend their money. So far this campaign season, the two men and their families have contributed more than $35 million to various Republican political-action groups — the so-called “super-PACs.”
House Speaker John Boehner wrote a letter to President Barack Obama saying he “was alarmed to learn of the message [Obama] sent to incoming Russian President Vladimir Putin while in South Korea Monday.”
The Administration of Barack Obama recently released the details of an executive order (National Defense Resource Preparedness) that has led some Americans to believe that the President is working to put the final mechanisms in place to enact martial law in the United States.
That’s some valuable trash. Here’s a stat that will blow you away. At least it did me. In the United States, we dispose of several million cellphones a year. One million cellphones contain more than 35,000 pounds of copper, 770 pounds of gold, 75 pounds of silver and 33 pounds of palladium. By the way, a computer’s circuit board contains four times as much gold and twice as much copper as a cellphone.
The supporters of Trayvon Martin are not the only ones in the news seeking justice and revenge for an alleged wrongdoing. Sixteen Amish have been charged with what prosecutors are calling a hate crime in Ohio.
If his quips during the oral arguments over the Constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s healthcare plan are any indicator, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia likely thinks the whole thing is a ridiculous mess.
BEIJING (UPI) — Iran is ready to resume negotiations with EU member states next month regarding a nuclear enrichment program, the Iranian foreign minister said. Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination and urged the GOP to “come together” to support Romney. Rubio’s endorsement came in […]
LAS VEGAS (UPI) — Newt Gingrich is “at the end of his line” in his presidential campaign quest, a wealthy supporter of Gingrich’s super PAC said Wednesday. Sheldon Adelson, the […]
SANFORD, Fla. (UPI) — George Zimmerman of Sanford, Fla., shot Trayvon Martin after the black teenager threatened to kill him,, Zimmerman’s father said in an interview Thursday. Robert Zimmerman told […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Senate ignored a last-minute push Thursday from President Obama and voted down a plan to repeal tax breaks for large oil companies. The measure failed […]
“California is a bankrupt, insolvent, dysfunctional mess, just like so many actors and actresses is Hollywood: broke with no future,” says Wayne Allyn Root in a commentary for Personal Liberty Digest™. The State’s tax rates for the rich are exorbitant, and millionaires are fleeing the State. Root suggests millionaire Kim Kardashian leave California for Nevada, since the Silver State won’t take her money.
Thanks to a tweet by Spike Lee, an elderly Florida couple is now residing in a hotel. Lee tweeted the couple’s address as that of the home of George Zimmerman, the man who pulled the trigger in the Trayvon Martin case, to his 250,000 followers.
A battle over the Bank of the United States between President Andrew Jackson and Congress turned into a Constitutional issue when Congress sought to censure Jackson for not turning over classified documents he used in his decision to veto Congress’ vote to renew the bank’s charter.
The Senate, led by Jackson’s nemesis Henry Clay, passed a resolution demanding to see Jackson’s papers. When Jackson refused, Clay introduced a resolution to censure Jackson.
New York City residents who challenged a policy that requires handgun owners in the city to pay a $340 residential licensing fee as unConstitutional were shot down by a Federal judge on Monday.
The political establishment has done everything in its power to negate Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul, but he is still the first of the GOP candidates to have his name on the ballot in all 50 States.
An upcoming movie has caused quite a stir among Republican moviegoers. Many conservatives are baffled that Nancy Reagan will be played by liberal activist Jane Fonda in director Lee Daniels’ upcoming film “The Butler.”
Under different circumstances, I might feel bad for Solicitor General of the United States Donald Verrilli. Charged with the duty of defending the bureaucratic behemoth known as Obamacare — in front of the highest court in the land, no less — Verrilli became a mosquito with a law degree, slamming headlong into the windshield of superior Constitutional scholars.
Garrett High School in Garrett, Ind., expelled a senior three months before his graduation for sending a tweet on his personal Twitter account that school officials deemed obscene. The tweet that got Austin Carroll expelled contained the f-word.
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. President Obama’s faith — never really put to rest since 2008 — has re-emerged as Republican hopefuls vie to be the party’s presidential nominee. Both Newt […]