IRS spends big on toys, furniture, polls

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1907225" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thomas the Tank: The IRS came under fire for spending money on toys, like Thomas the Tank rubber wristbands.[/caption] The IRS is under fire more…

Is taxation 'class legislation'?

by Bill Federer -- On April 15, 1865, President Lincoln died. He was shot the night before in Ford's Theater. On April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank. It struck an iceberg the more…

EU filing formal charges against Google

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — European Union regulators decided Tuesday that they would file charges against Google stemming from an antitrust investigation, multiple news agencies reported. Citing a source familiar with more…

Stocks mostly higher, oil boosts energy 1.5%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as investors digested the first of the major earnings reports and moderate economic data. (Tweet This) Stronger oil and JPMorgan more…

Rare jungle nut becomes anti-aging rage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — For decades, if not centuries, the Amazon dwellers of southern Colombia didn’t make too much of the cacay nut. They fed it to their livestock, used more…

Hillary to spend $38 for every vote

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer YmqJjbi6] (WASHINGTONEXAMINER) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her support groups are opening a massive fundraising effort to collect an historically-high $2.5 billion to win the White House, more…

Airport workers caught stealing from luggage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer kOzZ55b5] Miami (CNN)Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers' bags. What they don't know is that they more…

Boehner rakes in $5 million in 2015

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) House Speaker John Boehner has money in the bank. The Ohio Republican raised more than $5.4 million in the first three months of 2015, according to more…