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Read the Pentagon’s $59 Billion ‘Black Budget’

The U.S. military has billions of dollars’ worth of secret projects it doesn’t want you to know about. Too bad—here they are.<p>President Obama proposed …

Some Dems seek minimum wage deal

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn’t budging on a proposal to hike the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.<p>But not all of his Democratic colleagues are following their leader on the issue, which is key to the party’s election-year messaging. In fact, moderate Democrats — including a handful up for …

IMF: Taxing The Rich Is Good For The Economy

Plunging into a debate over the gap between rich and poor that is fueling political battles from the United States to Brazil to Thailand, economists from the Fund said there is already general agreement that inequality can fuel economic and political instability.<p>But do policies to redistribute …

Communities put brakes on red-light cameras as studies differ on results

Communities across the country are pulling the plug on red-light cameras amid mounting questions over whether the controversial revenue-raising devices are effective in preventing accidents on the nation's roads.<p>The number of state and local governments using cameras to nab motorists who run …

Residents in Arizona town push to remove 'militaristic' border checkpoint

Residents of the southern Arizona town of Arivaca are monitoring a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint to see how many arrests and drug seizures are made in a bid to remove longstanding interior checkpoints on the roads leading into the town.<p>Arivaca residents say they are regularly subjected to delays, …

Watch Dem Candidate Attempt to Explain Broken Obamacare Promises in Tough Sean Hannity Interview

Democratic congressional candidate Mike Dickinson, who recently claimed “Fox News does nothing but tell lies” and should be monitored by the FCC, was grilled by Sean Hannity Tuesday during an exchange the aspiring congressman may want to forget.<p>“You tell lies, you distort the truth, you promote …

Judge deals blow to Ohio village's use of speeding traffic cameras

A judge Tuesday ordered a southwest Ohio village to stop using speeding cameras and said they're being used to violate motorists' rights to due process, in the latest ruling against automatic traffic enforcement around the state.<p>Butler County Common Pleas Judge Michael J. Sage also approved class …

ObamaCare may increase premiums for 11 million workers, report says

Republicans renewed their fight against ObamaCare on Monday in response to a new report in which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services concludes that 11 million small business employees may see their premiums rise under the law.<p>The report, released Friday, says the higher rates are partly …

Labor unions upset with Obama's plan for 1 percent federal worker pay hike

Federal labor unions are crying foul over President Obama's proposal to raise federal employee pay by 1 percent next year, arguing the increase is inadequate.<p>David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, the nation's largest federal employee union, said Monday that the 1 …

Gun Control Misfire, Sinking Ratings: Why Piers Morgan flopped

<i>Also...</i><p><i>Baldwin vs. MSNBC</i><p><b>Gun Control Misfire, Sinking Ratings: Why Piers Morgan flopped</b><p>Piers Morgan believes he shot himself in the foot by crusading for gun control, with his CNN show as the final casualty.<p>But the self-inflicted damage was far deeper than that.<p>The British journalist undoubtedly …

California college student teaches school $50,000 lesson on Constitution

[youtube EosaP99J3Z8]<p>A California college student who was blocked last year from handing out copies of the Constitution gave his school a lesson in civics and the law, winning a $50,000 settlement and an agreement to revise its speech codes.<p>Robert Van Tuinen, 26, settled with Modesto Junior College …

How Washington Dooms Millions of Americans to Premature Death

Lost in the vitriolic debate over Obama’s health reforms is the simple fact that tobacco, alcohol, and bad food are the leading killers in America. …

Stand Your Ground With Your Smartphone

If law enforcement can track people with impunity, why not fight fire with fire and record the police?<p>Yesterday’s paper brought yet another amazing …

How the War Ended: WWI’s Last Hundred Days

With the anniversary of the First World War upon us one new history focuses on the final days of the War. It’s a brilliantly enlightening approach to …