Now at least 12 Republicans ready to defect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — Rep. Michael Grimm’s R-N.Y. office tells Post Politics that he would vote for a so-called “clean” continuing resolution, and Rep. Rob Wittman’s R-Va. office is more…

U.S. banks already can take your money

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Banks "too big to fail," or TBTFs, already have authority in the United States to impose an unlimited Cyprus-style "bail-in" that confiscates the savings of depositors, more…

'It's silence that kills the relationship'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BidzBhZjpgKshPa6m7MhuHmuf-J4w3aO" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A key member of the House Appropriations Committee says the government shutdown developed because of the irresponsibility of the Democrats in the U.S. Senate. "We more…

Global stocks shrug off shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Stock markets worldwide climbed on Tuesday while safe-haven gold and Treasury bonds fell as investors largely shrugged off the first partial shutdown of the U.S. government more…

Troops could lose thousands during shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Uniformed troops could still lose their special pay and some benefits during the government shutdown, even after the passage of last-minute legislation aimed at preserving their more…

Government erects $98,670 outhouse in Alaska

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNS NEWS) — The Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently paid $98,670 for the purchase and installation of an outhouse at the Swede Park Trail Head in more…

'Fakers': Dems hurl verbal bombs at GOP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="5zeW85ZjqX8Rb1GBnQhFHTRzfQ1xD8LE" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The blame game is in full swing in Washington amid the partial shutdown of the federal government. "Government is closed, because of the irrationality of more…

Dems party at Hillary's house amid shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) WASHINGTON — While Washington, D.C. braced Monday evening for the federal government to shut down, Hillary Clinton hosted rich, connected, powerful Democrats at her swanky northwest D.C. home more…

Obama now negotiating with … terror sponsor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="t2MzM4ZjphSeuqXxbIH2k3QRqcaFPt2N" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] President Obama, unwilling to negotiate with Republicans in the U.S. House over major issues, is reaching out to the president of the rogue regime in more…

What government closure means for you

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Would most people really see a difference in their daily lives if the government shuts down? Maybe not, judging by various surveys of services that would more…