U.S. Takes $9.7 Bil Hit in GM Bailout

President Obama loves taking credit for saving the American auto industry and this week a federal audit reveals that the rescue effort has fleeced U.S. taxpayers out of an astounding $ 9.7 billion. While this may seem inconceivable to most, the numbers don’t lie. The United States Treasury has recorded a $ 9.7 billion loss […]

NATO in Syria: Will Turkish Plane Become the New Excuse?

(Jason Ditz)   The loss of a Turkish F-4 warplane over the Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, on Friday has set the stage for a high-profile NATO meeting to decide exactly what the military alliance will do to Syria in retaliation. The details of the shoot down aside, the meeting gives the alliance what many of […]

Feds Want Warrantless Spying Loss Overturned, Saying Law Can’t Touch Them

ShareThis Feds Want Warrantless Spying Loss Overturned, Saying Law Can’t Touch Them 31 May 2012 The Obama administration is set to argue to a federal appeals court Friday that the government may breach, with impunity, domestic spying laws adopted in the wake of President Richard M. Nixon’s Watergate scandal. The case tests whether Americans may […]

The K-E Diet: Brides-to-Be Using Feeding Tubes to Rapidly Shed Pounds

  (ABC)   Brides-to-be looking to shed that final 10, 15 or 20 pounds in order to fit into their dream wedding gown have taken a controversial approach to crash dieting that involves inserting a feeding tube into their noses for up to 10 days for a quick fix to rapid weight loss. The K-E diet, […]

Polar Bears in Alaska Observed with Patchy Hair Loss and other Skin Lesions

ShareThis Polar Bears in Alaska Observed with Patchy Hair Loss and other Skin Lesions 06 Apr 2012 In the past two weeks, 9 polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea region near Barrow were observed with alopecia, or loss of fur, and other skin lesions. The animals were otherwise healthy in appearance and behavior. The […]

South Redondo Beach Residents Believe Stray Voltage Is Causing Unexplained Illnesses

A group of SoCal mothers believe electricity is making their families sick. CBS2’s Paul Magers spoke with these residents to find out why they think nearby power lines and their neighborhood substation is creating unsafe living conditions. “This is my hair loss from one shower,” said Lori Barber, a resident in South Redondo Beach. “I […]

S&P suffers year’s biggest loss as Greek deal falters

By Ryan Vlastelica, Reuters.com The S&P 500 posted its biggest daily percentage decline thus far in 2012 on Friday after an about-face on Greece’s long-awaited debt deal ended a five-week streak of gains for equities. All but one of the 30 Dow components ended lower while all 10 S&P sectors fell, with cyclical sectors such […]

Treasury ups auto bailout loss estimate

BY DAVID SHEPARDSON, DETROIT NEWS Washington -The U.S. Treasury Department boosted its estimate of government losses in the $ 85 billion auto bailout by $ 170 million. In the government’s latest report to Congress this month, the Treasury upped its estimate to $ 23.77 billion, up from $ 23.6 billion. Last fall, the government dramatically […]

Diseased seals in Alaska tested for Fukushima radiation

ShareThis Diseased seals in Alaska tested for Fukushima radiation 28 Dec 2011 Scientists in Alaska are investigating whether local seals are being sickened by radiation from Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Scores of ring seals have washed up on Alaska’s Arctic coastline since July, suffering or killed by a mysterious disease marked by bleeding lesions […]

UK Extremely Worried About Stolen Nukes

Press TV By Peter Eyre – Middle East Consultant November 27, 2011 Did we the British public know that our current Prime Minister was instrumental in the loss of three illegal nuclear weapons? Is the UK frantically trying to find out where they were sold on the “Black Market”? We know something that you don’t…… […]