The September bulletin from the Federal Reserve includes an observation that presents a problem for the Obama administration’s avowed war on income inequality: Over the past three years, only the very rich have increased their wealth. On average, everyone else is either treading water or drowning.
California Governor Jerry Brown has but to sign a bill passed by the legislature for homemade guns both past and future to become illegal in California, except under strict conditions […]
The number of IRS employees whose emails were allegedly “lost” by the tax enforcement agency officially rose by five today, according to an early report from The Associated Press. All […]
In a blistering portrayal of Republican Scott Walker, Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, criticized the Wisconsin governor for grabbing women “by the hair and pulling us back.”
Put this in the “no kidding” category: A majority of Americans believes the supposedly impartial U.S. Department of Justice is more preoccupied with politics than justice whenever it insinuates itself into a local matter that has made national headlines.
The St. Louis Tea Party has organized a series of shopping sprees at businesses in Ferguson, Missouri ravaged by more than a week of looting and rioting. Unless you live […]
The head of one progressive super PAC is justifying his group’s acceptance of funds from progressive billionaire George Soros, even as he condemns conservative committees for taking contributions from the libertarian-aligned Koch brothers. The difference, he argues, is simply that he’s on the good guys’ side.
The U.S. Department of Justice received a massive settlement from Bank of America over its alleged obfuscation of the risks associated with residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) during the recent housing crisis. You won’t believe who’s getting a piece of the pie.
White House staffers had a major cleanup job on their hands after President Obama got done with his statement on a pair of global crises today. “I don’t want to […]
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an update to its ten-year budget and economic outlook report Wednesday. It begins by touting the ongoing reduction in the federal budget deficit – […]
Not pleased that Burger King is acquiring a Canadian company and relocating its headquarters to Canada, where the corporate tax rate is lower (and not universally applied to global revenues), Democratic candidate Sean Eldridge is slamming the deal — even as his spouse is benefiting from it.
The former acting director of cyber security for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was convicted on Tuesday of several child pornography crimes, including “engaging in a child exploitation enterprise,” according to an official release from the Department of Justice.
On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden took a stand on Twitter, where the Obama administration goes any time it really needs to take a stand. On this outing, which coincided […]
The National Science Foundation is backing the creators of a Web-based service that intends to monitor Twitter to “mitigate the diffusion of false and misleading ideas,” an effort its backers assert will “assist in the preservation of open debate.”
Two federal judges in different states have issued rulings this week striking down local and state restrictions on access to firearms, garnering a pair of small but significant victories for 2nd Amendment rights.
When the IRS met Judge Emmet G. Sullivan’s deadline last Friday to produce sworn documents explaining a variety of things about how and why Lois Lerner’s emails went missing, it […]
When the federal government places leftover military weapons, MRAPs, Humvees, fire trucks and even ready-to-eat meals and sleeping bags in the hands of local fire and police forces, it’s at […]
Obamacare customers will have to fill out additional paperwork next year in order to verify their eligibility for tax credits under the Affordable Care Act. Tax preparers say it’s difficult to imagine the added layer of bureaucracy won’t delay many of those patients’ tax returns.
Freelance journalist Ryan L. Schlosser went to Ferguson, Missouri to report on the rioting that followed the controversial police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, on August 9. […]
The Internal Revenue Service is expected to present sworn testimony today to a federal judge who cracked down on the agency after it offered dismissive responses to a previous discovery order aimed at explaining how Lois Lerner’s infamous “lost” emails went missing.
Even Democrats with jobs appear nonplussed by the prospect of their bosses abandoning their group health coverage plans in favor of online Obamacare exchanges — as well as the poorer-quality coverage that would accompany it.
Attorney General Eric Holder may have gone about his business with a Congressional contempt charge hanging over his head for the past two years, but the gunrunning scandal that got […]
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Defense violated the law when it carried out the Obama Administration’s arranged swap of five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo […]