GOP 'wants to sic IRS' on famous group

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Longtime political observer and commentator Pat Caddell said it, and it's now out in the open: Some key leaders in the GOP actually want the Internal Revenue Service more…

CBO: Minimum-wage hike would kill 500,000 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 will cut about a half-million jobs out of the economy by 2016, according to a new Congressional Budget Office report Tuesday that could deal a major more…

3,000 Americans ditch their passports

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Goodbye, Uncle Sam! That's what 3,000 Americans chose to say last year, lining up at embassies around the world to renounce their citizenship. The numbers for more…

U.S. Olympic snowboarder is a homeschooler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WORLDMAG) — Some of the biggest stories in the first days of the Olympics have come from first-ever Olympic events and first-ever Olympians like Sage Kotsenburg, a homeschooler more…

Hawaii ranks worst for Obamacare signups

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WATCHDOG.ORG) HONOLULU — Hawaii has the lowest number in the nation of enrollments through its Obamacare exchange, Hawaii Health Connector, according to a Feb. 12 U.S. Department of Health and more…

Walk on frozen Great Lake goes horribly wrong

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_641197" align="aligncenter" width="650" caption="Brian Lemieux was only able to take one photo of the sunrise at the Grand Haven pier on Saturday before he fell through the more…

Obama finds brand-new way to spy on you

by Bob Unruh -- Plaintiffs in a case challenging the U.S. government's programs that spy on innocent Americans have submitted a special supplement to the court, pointing out that the Obama administration more…

Ex-congressman arrested in porn rap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds — an ex-con from Chicago convicted of bank fraud and having sex with a 16-year-old girl when he was more…

Obama orders new fuel standards for trucks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="F3MTdxazqiOyj6pKYV-rjxYAj7xalNxk" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (POLITICO) President Barack Obama on Tuesday will order his agencies to tighten the fuel-efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, the latest stage in his more…