Feds rang up $1.3 million booze tab in 2013

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Move over, “Animal House,” Hollywood’s got nothing on the federal government when it comes to buying booze. Federal spending records show the government spends seven-figures a more…

Michelle O tours China on taxpayers' dime

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Beijing (AFP) - US First Lady Michelle Obama took her daughters and mother to Beijing's former imperial palace Friday, on a China tour the White House emphasises will more…

Holder's personal trips cost taxpayers millions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Senior Justice Department officials including Attorney General Eric Holder and former FBI Director Robert Mueller used federal aircraft for hundreds of personal trips that were not more…

What to expect from Starbucks's new booze menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Businessweek) First, Starbucks (SBUX) wanted you in its cafes for lunch and the afternoon, so it spruced up its food offerings and started serving cold "Refreshers" and testing more…

Texas sitting on $140 billion in oil wealth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) A new report finds that Texas holds an estimated $140 billion in "petro-wealth" in proved reserves. About $110 billion of that total is owned by corporations, $22 more…

Keep the lifestyle simple

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I recently got a new job that will increase my income by $20,000 a year. I've got $65,000 in debt, and I'm trying to pay it more…

Democrat: '$17 trillion debt is irresponsible'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) Missouri Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill said on Wednesday that America's $17 trillion debt threatens to put the nation "in a position where we're not a first-tier nation more…

Fed fears ease, stocks end higher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday, recovering much of the prior day's losses, as reports on U.S. leading indicators and regional manufacturing spurred optimism the nation's economy would more…

Tech giants to help Obama sell climate change

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) President Barack Obama is getting some help from the country's tech giants in his effort to show Americans how climate change will affect their communities. The private more…