CROmnibus: The $1 trillion betrayal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AMERICAN THINKER) Flush from an unprecedented nationwide GOP victory in this November’s elections, House and Senate GOP leadership determined that their essential first course of action should be more…

VA employees blast IG probe in Atlanta

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION) Federal investigators with the VA inspector general’s office appear to be in the final stages of an inquiry into alleged mismanagement and mishandling of hundreds of more…

FDNY nixes physical test over female recruits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The Fire Department has stopped requiring probationary firefighters to pass a job-related physical-skills test before getting hired — a move that critics derided as a more…

Federal budget bill hits Michelle O in gut

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) WASHINGTON — One of the losers in the $1.01 trillion spending bill to keep the government running is Michelle Obama. Among the many provisions tucked more…

Sony emails reveal racist slams on Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal and movie producer Scott Rudin mocked President Obama’s race in embarrassing emails — the latest to be released in a more…

Man questioned in teen's burning death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="cxMmQ4cjqzWBlMPKVPIoafOiMVfMhMis" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] PANOLA CO, MS (WMC) - Thirty-one-year-old Derrick Turner says he was picked up Monday morning and was taken to the Panola County jail where he was more…

China: U.S. can't lecture on human rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry said on Thursday that the United States has no right to confront other countries on their human rights records when it faces problems more…

Native Americans allowed to grow, sell pot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) Opening the door for what could be a lucrative and controversial new industry on some Native American reservations, the Justice Department on Thursday will tell more…

Cheney: Torture report 'full of crap'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday blasted the Senate report detailing torture of "war on terror" detainees, calling it "terrible" and "full of crap." more…