Surprise! VA execs think they're doing good job

by Alana Cook -- WASHINGTON – A senior U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs official told a bipartisan congressional panel Friday that the VA's senior executives often conduct their own performance reviews with more…

Obamas want daughters to earn minimum wage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and wife Michelle both worked minimum-wage jobs before they got law degrees: a character-building experience they said they also want their teenage daughters to share. more…

WikiLeaks publishes 'secret' global-trade pact

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RT.COM) The text of a 19-page, international trade agreement being drafted in secret was published by WikiLeaks on Thursday as the transparency group’s editor commemorated his two-year anniversary more…

Obama extends more benefits for 'gay' couples

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The Obama administration is extending more federal benefits to same-sex married couples, including allowing employees to take leave to care for a same-sex spouse no matter more…

Obama plots amnesty strategy with Murdoch

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) President Obama's longtime senior adviser Valerie Jarrett confessed to breaking bread this week with conservative media titan Rupert Murdoch, a new White House frenemy of sorts more…

D'Souza's 'America' banished by N.Y. Times

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="RlMWJlbjq5-gdkiTJKpjBEMhpyBrHgV5" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The New York Times bestseller list hasn't waited a millisecond to putHillary Clinton's book atop its influential chart after just a week of more…

How Iraq crisis will undermine the dollar

by Mark Leibovit -- Editor's note: Mark Leibovit is one of the investment world's top-rated gold timers, and helps investors anticipate and benefit from both the ups and the downs of the more…