As Healthcare.gov falters, Silicon Valley cringes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Magazine) This week, as programmers in Washington scrambled to fix the glitch-ridden healthcare.gov, the centerpiece of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act architecture, their counterparts in more…

Healthcare.gov may be a 'black swan'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ComputerWorld ) Despite partisan sniping over the Affordable Care Act, members of a U.S. House committee probing the problems at Healthcare.gov Thursday asked some tough, IT-specific questions that more…

Rand Paul: 'Audit the fed' before new chief approved

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="1ucWlkZzoKB4tOla3r5U5I9o_Q_UedBT" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who already has called several times for a full audit of the Federal Reserve, the quasi-public organization that largely controls U.S. more…

Hannity to pay salary of Obamacare operator

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dhNmhkZzp4EcEqyK6AOhKg4YxP-AirE9" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THE BLAZE) Earline Davis, the Obamacare hotline operator who took a call from conservative radio host Sean Hannity on Monday, has apparently been fired over more…

Toyota hit with $3 million verdict in lawsuit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $3 million in a lawsuit claiming a defect in a Camry caused the vehicle to unintentionally accelerate, leading to an accident more…

Soros joins 'Ready for Hillary' team

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Liberal billionaire George Soros is lending his name to the “Ready for Hillary” super PAC, donating $25,000 to become a co-chair of the group’s National Finance Committee more…

Reid: 'Everybody ... willing to pay more' taxes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="5lbGdkZzp660HnvrpzO55OnmE98571ui" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (Weekly Standard) Senate majority leader Harry Reid says that "Everybody" is "willing to pay more" taxes. He said so in an interview with a Nevada more…

Most amass debt faster than saving for retirement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) A majority of Americans with 401(k)-type savings accounts are accumulating debt faster than they are setting aside money for retirement, further undermining the nation’s troubled system more…

Feds hid spending during government shutdown

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration during the partial government shutdown concealed a plan to funnel millions into yet another project in Afghanistan, where U.S. taxpayers are helping farmers grow wheat more…