Archive for June, 2012
Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul’s mission to conduct a broad audit of the Federal Reserve moved a little closer to fruition on Wednesday. The House oversight committee voted Wednesday to demand a broad audit of the Federal Reserve System.
As part of gay pride month, Oreo released a picture of a rainbow stuffed cookie along with the message “Proudly support love!” on its Facebook page. The move has resulted in “likes” and loathes.
Gun control advocate Representative Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) made a strong case for 2nd Amendment rights on Tuesday; it was, in fact, the same case that gun rights activists have been making for years.
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to split the baby on Arizona’s efforts to do the Federal government’s job, Barack Obama bestowed upon us subjects another reminder of his evolving disregard for not only the law, but the Constitution.
Forget personal accountability. A Federal health advisory panel recommends that those who are overweight should go to counseling. The recommendation states that those wishing to lose weight should be involved in “intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions.”
Chicago is kryptonite to Barack Obama. It is poison to the picture Obama paints of hope and change. The city is in decay and collapsing economically and morally. It’s descending into the violence and poverty of a Third World nation. It’s the story Obama cannot escape. Wayne Allyn Root explains.
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. retail receipts jumped 2 percent week to week, and 2.7 percent from the same week a year earlier, a trade group said Tuesday. The International Council of Shopping Centers said sales were “considerably stronger” at apparel stores in the week ending Saturday. Sales also gained and wholesale clubs and specialty stores, […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Commerce Department said U.S. durable goods orders rose 1.1 percent in May, a gain that exceeded the 0.4 percent rise economists expected. New orders in May rose to $217.2 billion following two consecutive months of declines, including a 0.2 percent drop in April. Transportation orders in May had the largest increase, […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. mortgage applications fell 7.1 percent in the week ending Friday with interest rates mixed, the Mortgage Bankers Association in Washington said. U.S. mortgage applications rose, while the trade group’s Refinancing Index fell 8 percent from the previous week. “Refinance volume fell last week due largely to a fall-off in refinance applications […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Pending Home Sales Index, a U.S. economic indicator, climbed in May to the highest level in two years, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. The index rose 5.9 percent in May to 101.1, up from 95.5 in April. Annual gains were also strong with monthly and 12-month gains noted in […]