Fed sees trouble, holds fire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced it is not taking any new steps at this time to stimulate the economy but that officials remain concerned about the more…

'Today is the day religious freedom died in America'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) Criticizing President Barack Obama's health care reform law on Wednesday, Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) likened the requirement that private insurance plans provide contraception coverage to two more…

Putin rolls back freedoms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) MOSCOW – When riot police forcibly dispersed a crowd that lingered after an anti-Putin protest in central Moscow a day after Russia’s presidential election in March, more…

Justice: 'Distortions' in GOP 'Furious' report

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) –  The Justice Department says Republican lawmakers are engaging in distortions with a report on Operation Fast and Furious. In their report on the flawed gun-smuggling more…

Chick-fil-A: 5 reasons it isn't what you think

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) -- Former GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee decreed Wednesday, Aug. 1, to be "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day." The former Republican governor of Arkansas says he "has been more…

The smallness of the new Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) -- It has become the disappearing presidency. He went from peddling the “audacity of hope” to sheer hopelessness. From promising change to — literally — begging more…

Catholic family gets Obamacare reprieve

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVER POST) A Denver manufacturing company owned by a devout Catholic family got a temporary reprieve from provisions of the Affordable Health Care Act they argued infringed on more…

Ex-SEIU honcho faces theft, tax charges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (L.A. TIMES) Not long ago, Tyrone Freeman was a rising star in the national labor movement, already the head of California's biggest union local and a force in more…

Black pastors flay Obama over 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN) – A group of conservative black pastors are responding to President Barack Obama’s support of same-sex marriage with what they say will be a national campaign aimed more…