Pentagon requests $49 million to build new prison at Guantanamo for ‘special’ detainees

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TweetYumShareThis Pentagon requests $ 49 million to build new prison at Guantánamo for ‘special’ detainees 21 Mar 2013 The United States Southern Command has requested $ 49 million to build a new prison building at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for “special” detainees prisoners on top of other renovations it says are necessary since Congress has decided […]

Ron Paul video hits Gingrich for ‘serial hypocrisy’

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TweetYum By Catalina Camia, USA TODAY GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul released a scathing video attacking rival Newt Gingrich for what the Texas congressman calls “serial hypocrisy” on issues such as climate change and Medicare. The ad uses Gingrich’s own words to make its point that the former House speaker is not, as the Paul […]

25 Bitter And Painful Facts About The Coming Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis That Will Blow Your Mind

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TweetYumThe Economic Collapse Blog November 23, 2011 For decades we were warned that when the Baby Boomers started to retire that this country would be facing a retirement crisis of unprecedented magnitude. Well, that day has arrived ladies and gentlemen.  Back on January 1st, the Baby Boomers began to retire and more than 10,000 of […]

Gingrich, Cain Accept Tea Party Invite to Debate Fiscal Austerity

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TweetYum By Patrick O’Connor, WallStreetJournal.com Newt Gingrich has always fancied himself a historic figure. Well, it looks like the former House speaker will get his chance to reprise another famous chapter from history when he and fellow Georgian Herman Cain stage a contemporary version of the Lincoln-Douglas debates to talk Medicare and Social Security reform. […]

Social Security to Hand Out First Raises Since ’09

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TweetYum From: FOXNews.com WASHINGTON – Social Security recipients will get a raise in January — their first increase in benefits since 2009. It’s expected to be about 3.5 percent. Some 55 million beneficiaries will find out for sure Wednesday when a government inflation measure that determines the annual cost-of-living adjustment is released. Congress adopted the […]