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“I like Ron Paul’s ideas on the economy, but I can’t vote for him because he’s an isolationist on foreign policy. He’s a kook (or naïve, or nuts or insert your own word) on foreign affairs.” What that means is that pushing Middle Eastern countries around and imposing our will on them is more important to so-called conservatives than getting our financial house in order.
The Ohio Inspector General claimed that the State failed to properly administer a $266 million stimulus grant directed towards making the homes of low-income families more energy efficient.
Citizens of the United States are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaida, top national security lawyers in the Administration of Barack Obama said Thursday.
Empires and colonialism, particularly the British Empire, get a bum rap from historians according to the cover of the book The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to the British Empire by H.W. Crocker III. Well, maybe, maybe not. Depends on the empire. The Roman Empire accomplished some very impressive achievements that no one can deny. On the other hand, the empire established by the marauding conquests of Attila the Hun, not so much.
Republican Presidential primary candidate Jon Huntsman suggested in a recent interview that his sex scandal-ridden fellow candidate, Herman Cain, is hurting the entire Republican field and distracting voters from the real issues.
Since he let us in on his future plans, Representative Barney Frank has touched off a firestorm of discussion over his legacy of 40 years living off the largesse of the taxpayers of Massachusetts and the United States. As you might expect, much of the discussion has centered on the factor Frank spent the most time promoting: his sexual preference. (Barney liked girls, but not in that way.)
Supercommittee member Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) said that the Republican Party will seek to “change the configuration” of the automatic spending cuts that resulted from the failure of the committee.
A wireless company that had filed for bankruptcy secured a court order to keep an investigation into whether it had “viable claims” against the Federal government under wraps.
The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) vote to move forward on a contentious union election rule could end up resting on the shoulders of the lone Republican member.