New Evidence is filed in U.S. District Court concerning USWGO Brian D. Hill’s Innocence

New Evidence has been filed on PACER which may exonerate Brian D. Hill, the former news reporter of USWGO Alternative News and of We Are Change NC. This may prove the Innocence of Brian D. Hill and acquit him of the possession of child pornography charge. It is now up to the U.S. Attorney to […]

California gun sales jump; gun injuries, deaths fall Read more here

Gun deaths and injuries have dropped sharply in California, even as the number of guns sold in the state has risen, according to new state data. Dealers sold 600,000 guns in California last year, up from 350,000 in 2002, according to records of sale tallied by the California Attorney General’s office. During that same period, […]

Paulson, Soros Add Gold as Price Declines Most Since 2008

Billionaire investors George Soros and John Paulson increased their stakes in the biggest exchange- traded fund backed by gold as prices posted the largest quarterly drop since 2008. Soros Fund Management more than doubled its investment in the SPDR Gold Trust to 884,400 shares as of June 30, compared with three months earlier, a U.S. […]

Goldman Sachs to invest $9.6M in NYC jail program

oldman Sachs will invest almost $10 million in a city jail program that will produce profits for the investment firm if recidivism rates drop, marking the first U.S. effort of its kind to enlist private investors in financing public social programs, officials said Thursday. Known as social impact bonds or pay-for-success contracts, such initiatives began […]

Drop the Money Bomb on Monsanto!

Between May 1 and May 26, a broad coalition of food, farm, health, public interest, and environmental groups all over the country, joined by leading organic food companies, will attempt to raise one million dollars to support the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, a citizens’ ballot initiative, and other state GMO-labeling campaigns. […]

FBI Fears Growing Constitutionalist Mentality Across US

Anti-government extremists opposed to taxes and regulations pose a growing threat to local law enforcement officers in the United States, the FBI warned on Monday. These extremists, sometimes known as “sovereign citizens,” believe they can live outside any type of government authority, FBI agents said at a news conference. The extremists may refuse to pay […]

Fed stress testing banks against 13% unemployment, 50% drop in stock market

By Joe Weisenthal | BusinessInsider.com The Fed just announced that the latest round of bank stress tests will come out Thursday at 4:30 PM ET. As a reminder, this is the doom scenario banks will be stress tested against: The supervisory stress scenario for CCAR 2012, which was designed in November 2011, depicts a severe […]

Is Diet Soda Harmful? Addictive?

Heart Attack and Stroke: Drinking diet sodas daily may increase the risks for heart attack and stroke and other vascular events by 43 percent, but no such threat exists with regular soft drinks or with less frequent consumption of diet soda. These results come from a study including more than 2,500 adults published online in […]

Obama budget predicts $1.3 Trillion deficit for 2012

President Barack Obama’s new budget predicts a $1.3 trillion deficit for the ongoing fiscal year but that would drop to $575 billion in 2018 if the president gets his wish to raise taxes and if policymakers can live within tight restraints on the Pentagon and other Cabinet agency budgets, the White House said Friday. After […]

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt Suggests New Retirement Age: 75! “Work till you drop”

The general image of a retirement age at 65 is problematic according to Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt. In an interview with the daily Dagens Nyheter, (see article here) Reinfeldt argues that a working life could as well continue until an age of 75. This in order to uphold the desireble pension in Sweden. Red Ice […]