Uber: Disability laws don't apply to us

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) Sometimes it slips Kristin Parisi's mind that she's disabled. After 25 years in a wheelchair—the result of a car accident when she was 5 years old—her more…

Chicago has a billion dollar pension problem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) Last week, Chicago got some bad news from Moody's. On the heels of an Illinois Supreme Court decision that struck down a pension reform law, the ratings more…

Senate passes 'fast track' trade deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) After weeks of wrangling, Senate lawmakers approved legislation that would give President Obama "fast track" powers to negotiate international trade deals. The vote came after lawmakers more…

Democrats call for 'flood' of Muslims to U.S.

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_257961" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Syrian refugees on the run, displaced by the 5-year-old civil war.[/caption] A group of 14 Democrat senators has written a letter to President Obama more…

FOIA suits vs. feds costing taxpayers big bucks

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1939675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama vowed his administration would be the most transparent ever.[/caption] Sen. Chuck Grassley, head of the Judiciary Committee, has joined with ranking Democrat more…

ISIS: Michelle Obama worth only $40

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) The newest issue of English-language ISIS propaganda mag Dabiq promises to bring slave markets to the West—and claims the first lady won't fetch a large price. more…

Stocks fail to hold gains

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, failing to hold highs touched during the session, as investors eyed inflation data and Fed Chair Yellen's speech ahead of the more…