WASHINGTON (MCT) — Consumer prices fell in August for the first time in 16 months as lower gasoline costs helped keep inflation tame, the Labor Department said Wednesday. The report should ease pressure on Federal Reserve policymakers, meeting this week, to start raising near-zero interest rates. Many analysts and some Fed officials have urged an […]
WASHINGTON (MCT) — The House of Representatives is expected to approve a short-term measure Wednesday that would keep the federal government open after the fiscal year ends Sept. 30 and temporarily authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels to battle the Islamic State. The Senate is expected to follow soon after, perhaps as early […]
Celebrate Constitution Day by re-reading the U.S. Constitution, which protects your rights as an American and is in perpetual need of protection from a government bent on overstepping the limitations laid out in the supreme law of the land.
The Obama administration has repeatedly insisted that its plan to respond the Islamic State terror threat in Iraq and Syria will not involve ground troops. But top Pentagon officials told lawmakers Tuesday that they plan to recommend U.S. boots on the ground.
The U.S. has failed in its effort to export democracy. But America does seem to have taught the Afghan government a thing or two about reckless economic stupidity. Afghan officials said Tuesday that the nation is broke and in need of an immediate $537 million bailout to keep its government open.
Retailers just reported another quarter of disappointing results. What if the smart people toiling away at major U.S. retailers aren’t to blame? What if retailers’ slashed margins, due to constant price cuts, are at least partially attributable to a middle class that just isn’t as well-off?
Brush up on the headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition. Get Ready For A Shift In The Gun Control Narrative: Scary-Looking Guns Are Out; Handguns Are In Progressive efforts to take firearms from the hands of law-abiding citizens may be rounding a corner in the arms race of government overreach. How… Boehner Calls House Republican […]
Progressive efforts to take firearms from the hands of law-abiding citizens may be rounding a corner in the arms race of government overreach. A new report from ProPublica and The New York Times suggests gun control advocates may be turning their attention away from the failed narrative against intimidating-looking assault weapons, raising the specter of […]
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) criticized Republicans who disagree with his positions on Tuesday, telling members of the International Franchise Association, “I have a few knuckleheads in my conference.” The jibe came in the midst of remarks on the dangers of a politicized National Labor Relations Board with the power to exercise the will of […]
This is too easy. There’s a new study out that asserts conservatives and liberals don’t smell the same. Not only that — the study claims that sensitive noses can pick up on the smell of politically like-minded people, and differentiate that smell from that of people who hold political views with which they don’t agree. […]