Pelosi: Democrat takeover of House within reach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) CHARLOTTE, N.C. — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi isn’t a mathematician, but on Wednesday she shared with reporters an intricate arithmetical formula that shows a “very more…

Pentagon: U.S. bases lack voting offices for troops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Nearly half of all U.S. military bases around the world lack legally required facilities where troops can register to vote and get absentee ballots, the Pentagon’s inspector more…

Justice OKs New Hampshire voter-ID law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Justice Department approved New Hampshire's new voter ID, a version that is stricter than existing rules in the Granite State, but not as restrictive as more…

Fact check: About those 4.5 million jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — Anyone watching the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night heard the number 4.5 million several times. "Despite incredible odds and united Republican opposition, our president took more…

Dem compares GOP guv to Hitler's mistress

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — South Carolina Democratic chairman Dick Harpootlian compared his state's Republican female governor, Nikki Haley, to Hitler's mistress, Eva Braun this morning at a breakfast in Charlotte, more…

Dems move speech indoors, cite lightning

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Democrats today announced that President Barack Obama's big speech on Thursday night will move from the vast Bank of America stadium to the much-smaller Time Warner more…

Michelle Obama: 'Change is slow'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech as a devoted husband and caring father at home and more…

Obama 'to circumvent Congress for amnesty'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Democratic Party's official 2012 platform calls for generalized comprehensive immigration reform to put illegal immigrants "on a path to earn citizenship." The platform does not spell out more…

What's Romney really up to?

by Ian Fletcher -- In my 2010 book "Free Trade Doesn't Work," I speculated that the following might occur: Both political parties are feeling the heat of an intensifying global economic challenge more…

Don't be fooled by foreign-sounding footwear

by Roger Simmermaker -- Now I know this name, Okabashi, sounds like it just has to be foreign in origin and/or based in a foreign country, but this footwear company is actually more…