President Barack Obama boasts about his “year of action,” the 40-plus executive actions he’s taken this year to push past a gridlocked Congress in order to help struggling Americans. But Obama’s actions this year are mostly minor. His most consequential actions took place well before 2014.
Nearly half the people who responded to a Rasmussen poll released Monday either firmly believe President Barack Obama isn’t an American citizen, or they haven’t been fully persuaded that he is.
Whenever U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detains illegal immigrants or legal foreign nationals with criminal backgrounds, its efforts to deport them to their native countries aren’t always successful — not by a long shot.
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That fatal computer flu that did in Lois Lerner’s hard drive must have been nasty contagious. The IRS told a Congressional panel last week that several more previously-undisclosed instances of “computer problems” had afflicted the devices of IRS employees who had regular interoffice communications with Lerner. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a […]
UNITED NATIONS (MCT) — The United Nations Security Council, increasing pressure on Russia over the downing of a jetliner of Ukraine, adopted a resolution Monday calling for investigators to have unfettered access to the crash site and demanding a cease-fire in the area. Russia, which has been accused by other nations of involvement in Thursday’s […]
LOS ANGELES (MCT) — President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, could be the owners of a home in the Southern California desert community of Rancho Mirage listed at $4.25 million before the month is out. The first family is believed to be in escrow on a contemporary home in a gated community where entertainers […]
WASHINGTON (MCT) — The number of children arriving at the border unaccompanied has dropped sharply so far this month, according to preliminary data released by the White House. The number of unaccompanied minors picked up by Border Patrol agents in the first two weeks fell to about 150 per day, down from an average of […]
(MCT) — Nearly a dozen States believe they’ve found a way to encourage people to save more money — and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in State funds. Four States — Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina and Washington — now allow credit unions to offer cash prizes as an incentive […]
(MCT) — With wounds from the Great Recession still fresh, chastened Americans are hoarding more cash in their checking accounts than at any time in the past 25 years. The defensive stance, uncharacteristic of previous periods of low inflation and an improving economy, reflects how debt-burdened Americans have striven to clean up their personal finances […]