Obama hiring contractor for African bombs

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration continues to ramp up its military-response capabilities in Africa, where it is now looking for contractor support to transport U.S. Africa Command troops, weaponry and more…

$190 million: Inside most expensive U.S. home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — America's most expensive property has finally opened its doors with possible buyers being given their first glimpse into the 12 bedroom house and 50 acre grounds more…

Now U.S. copper mines under attack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="d3dnM0ZDpfJwFTmTny8a0IzkQMd9z5qh"] On the heels of the Obama administration clamping down on oil and gas exploration and President Obama declaring what many consider to be a war on more…

Chinese police raid illegal food-storage site

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (South China Morning Post) When police raided an illegal food storage site in Nanning, capital of the Guangxi autonomous region, they found decades-old chicken feet waiting to be more…

Peak oil peters out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reason) The Oil Drum (TOD) was founded and frequented by believers in the theory of peak oil, the hypothetical point at which the world's oil supplies go into more…

Spy vs. Spy: Feds now want reports from retailers

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="Q4c3c3ZDqo-T6naj9YU6X3BD1PN94DQ2"] Only days after Barack Obama ordered all federal workers to watch their colleagues and report whatever suspicious behavior, the FBI has rolled out a video encouraging more…