Study: Fracking pays off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Hydraulic fracking has been studied with a published paper showing the energy return on investment (aka EROI) with a total input energy compared with the energy in more…

Republican congressman questions Obama's 'validity'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) A Republican congressman is reviving the birther conspiracy and calling on Congress to revisit key issues that he says test "the president's validity." When pressed by conservative more…

Feds spying on America with drones, too

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Atlantic Wire) FBI director Robert Mueller said the government has used surveillance drones in the U.S. — though "in a very, very minimal way, very seldom" — at more…

Obama threatens veto as fetal-pain bill passes House

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Catholic News Agency) Despite passing the U.S. House of Representatives, a bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy faces an uncertain future as President Obama's administration more…

Defending Israel with X-rays?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Federal authorities on Wednesday accused two upstate New York men of assembling a portable X-ray weapon that they intended to use to secretly sicken opponents of more…

EMP attack could end it all

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) As Washington decides what to do about potential nuclear threats from North Korea and Iran, Newt Gingrich returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to point out what more…