'Cold, dead hand' of Reid steers Congress in 2015

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_1101895" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.[/caption] The House of Representatives avoided a government shutdown Thursday night, but Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., says it came at the more…

Scalia challenges liberals on CIA torture debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Supreme CourtJustice Antonin Scalia has waded into the CIA torture debate after Democrats on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on the interrogation techniques more…

'Black People's Grand Jury' to convene over Ferguson

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (St. Louis Public Radio) Activists connected to the Leadership Coalition for Justice (formerly called the Justice for Mike Brown Leadership Coalition) and the African People's Socialist Party announced more…

Virginians go to war over car tax

by Greg Corombos -- More than a dozen years after leading a drastic reduction in Virginia's "car tax," former Gov. Jim Gilmore is fighting to protect the cuts and kill the tax altogether more…

The vanishing male worker

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Frank Walsh still pays dues to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, but more than four years have passed since his name was called at more…

Honey, there's an atomic bomb in the yard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) When a nuclear bomb landed in the Gregg yard in South Carolina in 1958, it left a big crater, killed a few chickens, caused the family more…