Keep the Money and the Jobs at Home by Buying American Products

All homeowners want to do their remodeling projects as inexpensively as possible—that’s just common sense. Traditionally, this meant buying products and materials made overseas. But it looks like a change in American attitudes is taking place, according to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports. More than 60 percent of all respondents said they would spend […]

Jesse Ventura: “They Killed Our President”

Jesse Ventura: “They Killed Our President”

They Killed Our President (Purchase They Killed Our President by Jesse Ventura – with Dick Russell and David Wayne) JFK Assassination Cover-Up “They’ve been bamboozling us for fifty years on this.” – Jesse Ventura Today on the Alex Jones Show, former governor, veteran, professional wrestler, actor, author and activist Jesse Ventura said “two conspiracies took […]

Fed Agency Blows $793k on Promo Items

In a shameful example of how government squanders your tax dollars, a federal law enforcement agency blew hundreds of thousands of dollars on promotional items like neckties, scarves and lapel pins displaying its official seal. This inconceivable waste involves the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), the Arlington Virginia-based law enforcement agency under the direct authority of […]

Obama’s Austerity Agenda And Sequestration

Obama’s Austerity Agenda And Sequestration

March 22, 2013 MEDIA ROOTS — “Both parties have conspired to bring us disaster,” says Professor William K. Black, a leading white collar criminologist, who also teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “This has strangled the recovery and may even put the economy back into recession.”  Professor Black gives a crucial […]

Military computer upgrades 30 years behind schedule, cost $7 billion

ShareThis Military computer upgrades 30 years behind schedule, cost $ 7 billion 22 Jun 2012 Nine computer network upgrade projects across the Defense Department were collectively 30 years behind schedule and more than $ 7 billion over budget, government auditors have told Congress. The problems first identified in 2010 persist, the auditors told lawmakers in […]

Medical bills can wreck credit, even when paid off

Mike and Laura Park thought their credit record was spotless. The Texas couple wanted to take advantage of low interest rates, so they put their house on the market and talked to a lender about a mortgage on a bigger home in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs. Their credit report contained a shocker: A $200 medical […]

Paperless Child Support Payments May Cost Poor Fathers Only Source Of Income

Associated Press February 28, 2012 WASHINGTON — Old child support debts could cost thousands of poor men their only income next year because of a policy aimed at reducing the cost to the government of mailing paper checks to pay federal benefits. The Treasury Department will start paying benefits electronically next March. It will stop […]

Buffett: Banks Victimized by Evicted Homeowners

By Andrew Frye, Bloomberg.com Warren Buffett, who controls the biggest shareholding of the No. 1 U.S. mortgage lender, said banks were victimized by some homeowners who refinanced their loans before getting evicted. “Large numbers of people who have ‘lost’ their house through foreclosure have actually realized a profit because they carried out refinancings earlier that […]

New android software takes strangers out of pictures, but at what cost?

[Editor's note: This might seem cool at first glance, but what are the other implications? How would pictures used as possible evidence to exonerate someone be affected? Does this smell of revision to anyone else? Please comment below] You’re on an idyllic vacation in a faraway land, setting up for a beautiful landscape shot with […]

Price Shock: Watch Cost of Gas Jump 10 Cents During ABC’s ‘World News’ Broadcast

By Sarah Amos, ABCNews.com The headlines of major newspapers and TV networks this week have been dominated by rising gas prices. Drivers across the country have shared their stories on the cost – with many already paying more than $ 4 a gallon at the pump. There have even been reports of gas prices rising […]