House Republicans introduced an ambitious budget plan to restructure the way government operates and set the Nation on a course to eliminate its deficits by 2040. The proposal would reduce debt by reshaping Medicare and Medicaid while deeply cutting other domestic spending and reshaping the tax code to give Americans lower tax rates.
A recent report by the Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity and Public Radio International ranks States by corruptibility.
The death of new-media mogul Andrew Breitbart has not derailed his promise to provide voters a thorough “vetting” of President Barack Obama and his Administration in the months leading up to the 2012 Presidential election.
United States military intervention in Syria could require between 200,000 and 300,000 U.S. troops on the ground at a cost of up to $300 billion per year to American taxpayers, says a new report from the Bookings Institution Saban Center for Middle East Policy.
On Friday, the Administration of Barack Obama released the details of an executive order (National Defense Resource Preparedness) that set cyberspace abuzz with reports that the President had put the final mechanisms in place to enact martial law in the United States.
Facebook has become an increasingly useful tool for law enforcement agencies, and reports of criminals being caught after posting about or discussing crimes via the site are not uncommon, but a new report shows law enforcement using social networking in more intricate ways.
Supporting Israel’s ambition to attack Iran may also mean supporting an attack on the pocketbooks of average Americans who are already battling a troubled economy. Market analysts predict that an Israeli strike on Iran could push the price of regular gasoline to a national average of $5 to $6 per gallon.
The pharmaceutical industry is pushing the use of atypical antipsychotic drugs like Seroquel, Zyprexa and Abilify on patients with no disabling mental illness more often than ever before. Recent reports show that more than 20 percent of Americans are currently taking antipsychotics.
According to testimony presented to Congress last week by two top officials of the Department of Homeland Security, a Saudi Arabian national who entered the United States on a student visa was arrested in January after he threatened to blow up the White House.
The evidence is in: Ron Paul has almost no chance of becoming the Republican Presidential nominee. But the way in which the candidate has shaped the primary season is much more of a story than his campaign’s failure to win Republican beauty contest popular votes throughout the Nation. A vote for Paul, even this late in the game, is not a throwaway.