Credit crunch is back

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZERO HEDGE) – One of the biggest quandaries of this cycle for the US economy has been the amount and growth of commercial bank loans. Virtually non-existent for more…

Coming to your suburb: The ghettos

by Bob Unruh -- The Housing Authority of Baltimore City is secretly relocating Section 8 subsidized housing families from the inner city into suburban homes – and some critics are charging it more…

Is your favorite restaurant chain about to vanish?

by Chelsea Schilling -- Can Chipotle survive its foodborne illness outbreaks as once-loyal customers of the Mexican-food chain boycott the restaurant out of fear that their favorite burritos will make them seriously more…

Social Security is not such a great deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Chicago Tribune) Nearly two-thirds of Social Security recipients rely on those monthly checks for at least 90 percent of their income. And they are certainly grateful Social Security more…

Rotting-flesh cologne, anyone?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ScienceAlert) Most of us have thought about how we would survive in a zombie apocalypse, and now scientists have now added another weapon to your theoretical arsenal of more…

Techno-skeptics' objection growing louder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Astra Taylor’s iPhone has a cracked screen. She has bandaged it with clear packing tape and plans to use the phone until it disintegrates. She objects more…

Obama scandal '4 times greater than Solyndra'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Michael Bastasch Reprinted with permission of The Daily Caller News Foundation The Department of Energy recently turned over more than 1,200 pages of heavily redacted documents in more…

Taxpayers on hook again in new Obamacare failure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Melissa Quinn Reprinted with permission of The Daily Signal A new report examining the collapse of Health Republic of New York, Obamacare’s largest co-op, said its failure more…

Whites earn more than blacks — even on eBay

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Race influences how people are treated in subtle – and not-so-subtle – ways. African-Americans are not only more likely to be pulled over by the police, more…

Alaska mulls 1st income tax in 35 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) – Oil money no longer pays the bills here. The governor, facing a profound fiscal crisis, has proposed the imposition of a personal income tax more…