When the US Congress passed the Budget Control Act of 2011, it offered an unwanted final solution to the perennial problem of deficit spending: if Congress could not agree on a plan to reduce the budget, then automatic spending cuts and tax increases would do...
Either way this election turns out, American jobs are going to continue to get slaughtered by the millions. During this campaign, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have both attempted to portray each other as the "outsourcer in chief". Unfortunately,...
Electronic voting machines owned by Mitt Romney's business buddies and set to count the votes in Cincinnati could decide the 2012 election. The narrative is already being hyped by the corporate media. As Kelly O'Donnell reported for NBC's Today Show...
Well, isn't that convenient? The Obama campaign desperately needed the last employment report to be released before the election to show that the unemployment rate had fallen below 8 percent, and somehow it magically happened. Even though non-farm payroll...
Did you watch the presidential debate on Wednesday night? It is absolutely amazing how they can have an hour and a half debate about the economy and say so little. It seemed like both candidates were falling all over...
So now we have to be really serious, Republican Senate candidateLinda McMahontoldher supporters the August night she won the Connecticutprimaryby a3-1 margin, having outspent her opponent by a 12-1 margin.Focusing on the economic crisis that threatens our future as...
Nine Republican governors have the power to put Mitt Romney in the White House, even if Barack Obama wins the popular vote. With their secretaries of state, they control the electronic vote count in nine key swing states: Florida, Virginia,...
LYING WILL WORK IN POLITICS, BUT ONLY IF YOU LET IT One reason lying apparently works in politics is that so many people are content to tell themselves that everybody does it.This illusion may be comforting, but it's also a...
WHEN PUBLIC OFFICIALS LIE, HOW MANY PEOPLE EVEN NOTICE? Some people don't believe in such a thing as objective truth.Other people don't care what's true or not true.And then there's the rest of us, trying to figure out what's real...
On Wednesday, Ron Paul's bill to audit the Federal Reserve was overwhelmingly passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. The vote was 327 to 98. You would think that a bill with such overwhelming support would easily become law....
On the heels of a recent Sunday magazine profile of Glenn Beck, The New York Times published a roundtable discussion among six scholars on the issue of President Woodrow Wilson. Wilson has become a popular Beck target, and has...
Journalists said Toronto's mayoral race was too close to call. In fact, a winner was declared eight minutes after the polls closed. So go ahead, take their word for it when they tell you about global warming.
news about unemployment. The Democrat supporters in the press are spinning it as good news, in that things aren’t getting worse quite so fast as had been projected. Republican press supporters say yes, but it’s still getting worse,...
Last week, 13 Republicans released a “Pledge to America. What is most surprising to me is its length. At 21 pages, it was many times the length of the GOP's hugely successful 1994 “Contract with America. Why ditch a...
According to many commentators, conservatives are now ascendant because they have invoked the politics of fear. So where are the denunciations of the politics of fear employed by greens? They've played that hand for years - exploiting & targeting kids in the process.
When a forensic pathologist testifies at a murder trial he describes bruises, lacerations & bullet holes. He does not decide whether the accused is guilty. Nor does he opine to the media about how such murders might be prevented. So why do climate scientists think it's their business to prescribe solutions - rather than telling us about their data and only about their data?