Chicago credit rating is in the tank

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Frontpage) Moody's Investor Service rated the city's upcoming $388 million bond issuance at Baa1, down from A3, a level set last year after an unusual triple downgrade. Chicago more…

Israel's commercial jets will soon be firing lasers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) Israel is finally ready to combat shoulder-launched missiles and they're going to do it with lasers. Israel's Ministry of Defense announced Wednesday that SkyShield, developed by Israeli more…

Saving money and getting the right products

by Roger Simmermaker -- Everybody loves saving money on their favorite brands and products, and coupons are a great way to do it. The problem is – for the consumer patriot who more…

The worst U.S. states to die in

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MarketWatch) With the current relatively generous federal estate tax exemption of $5.25 million for 2013 and $5.34 million for 2014, you surely don’t have any estate tax worries. more…

Supreme Court extends whistleblower protections

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSDAY) The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that whistle-blower protections in a federal law passed in response to the Enron financial scandal apply broadly to employees of publicly traded more…

Former IRS official invokes 5th again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Jerome Corsi and Garth Kant [caption id="attachment_661897" align="alignright" width="364" caption="Lois Lerner taking oath at House hearing Wednesday (WND photo)"][/caption] WASHINGTON, D.C. – Lois Lerner, the former director more…