Should Energy Deregulation Be In Every State?

Over the past couple decades, a historic shift has slowly taken place within the $220 billion electric industry, much like the airline, trucking and telecommunications industries before it. Federal and state governments have chipped away at what has been referred to as the last government-sanctioned monopoly. Today, nearly half of all states have some version […]

How Bill Clinton Forced Agenda 21 on America

By Cassandra AndersonMay 19, 2013 A number of critics claim that Agenda 21 is not a treaty, so it is non-binding and that it is merely a paranoid conspiracy theory. Agenda 21 is not a voluntary program. The smoking gun is Bill Clinton’s Executive Order # 12852 in 1993, creating the President’s Council on Sustainable […]

Auschwitz Survivor on Palestine

Auschwitz survivor Dr. Hajo Meyer talks about the differences between the Nazi’s treatment of the Jews and the Palestinians today. Meyer expresses in impassioned terms his dismay at what he sees as the moral collapse of contemporary Israeli society and the worldwide Jewish community as a whole. Meyer is a member of “A Different Jewish […]

U.S. will hit debt ceiling on Monday, Treasury Secretary Geithner warns

Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said his department will take “extraordinary measures” to postpone a U.S. default for about two months while President Barack Obama and Congress work out a deficit-reduction deal. Geithner, in a letter to congressional leaders today, said the government will hit its statutory debt ceiling on Dec. 31. To avert a […]

Obama defends energy policies amid gas price pain

By Alister Bull, Reuters.com President Barack Obama launched the most comprehensive defense to date of his energy policies on Monday, pushing back against election-year attacks from Republicans who say they are to blame for high gas prices that are eroding his popularity with voters. Heralding a report on energy security showing a big drop in […]

Obama’s Call for Web Privacy Guidelines Seen Leading to Rules With Teeth

By Sara Forden and Eric Engleman, Bloomberg.com An Obama administration Internet privacy initiative marks the best chance for setting U.S. standards to shield personal information in the absence of Congressional legislation, consumer groups and lawyers said. The White House called on companies such as Google Inc. (GOOG) and Facebook Inc. (FB) yesterday to work with […]

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 […]

Bernanke urges action to heal housing markets

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday issued a call to action to restore U.S. housing markets, saying depressed house prices and sales are a serious drag on the economic recovery. “The state of housing has been an impediment to a faster recovery,” he told a home builders’ conference. “We need to continue to develop […]

Free speech rights, anti-bullying fight collide

By Bob Smietana, The Tennessean The First Amendment guarantees that public school students have the right to free speech. It also gives them the right to practice their religion. But when does a student’s right to express his personal religious beliefs go too far and cross the line into bullying? That’s the issue in the […]

Rand Paul says green ‘radicals’ have taken over Obama’s policies

(THE HILL)   President Obama has allowed environmental extremists to take over White House policy, according to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Environmental groups have frequently battled the Obama administration and launched a protest Sunday at the White House gates, but Paul insisted the president has allowed them to take over government. “My concern is that the […]