EU agrees to 'bail-in' rules for deposits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Irish Times) The European Union has agreed new regulations that will permit deposits of more than €100,000 to be bailed-in in future bank failures, though governments can request more…

The branding of Nelson Mandela

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Will the legacy of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week at age 95, be cheapened by all kinds of consumer goods? "From political posters to more…

Solyndra corruption madness coming to your neighborhood

by Aaron Klein -- President Obama’s new staff adviser, senior progressive strategist John Podesta, has been spearheading a push for massive new federal funds to finance local “clean energy” projects nationwide, WND more…

Laser-beam debt killing

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, What would you recommend for 401(k) contributions while getting out of debt? Chaz Dear Chaz, I recommend putting a temporary stop to investing while you're getting more…

Jane Fonda's charity not so charitable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE SMOKING GUN) DECEMBER 12--Though Jane Fonda’s private foundation has nearly $800,000 in assets, the group has not made a charitable contribution during the last five years for which more…

House passes 2-year budget deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON –The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the budget deal Thursday evening crafted by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., more…

Epidemic of odometer rollbacks defrauds car buyers

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="9pMm9jaToz52ozPFXMmlY-8XUOdGZS5Q" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] American consumers – about a million of them already – have been victimized by odometer mileage fraud costing $760 million a year, according to a more…

Bang! Payday for man suing cops over guns

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_587825" align="aligncenter" width="601" caption="Colorado Springs Police arrest James Sorensen in July 2012 for openly carrying a gun, despite the fact it's legal."][/caption] A man who sued police more…