Fracking viewed as good – water worries remain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) A majority of Americans support fracking, but even larger majorities remain concerned about the drilling process' potential impacts on drinking water quality and support more research more…

Millions noticing paychecks lighter today

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Gabriella Hoffman's paycheck is a little lighter today, thanks to a payroll tax increase that is forcing millions of Americans to make the kind of tough more…

'Mortal threat' to Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) President Obama's health care law may have been ruled constitutional last year, but it now faces a legal challenge over whether the federal government can pay more…

FAA to probe Boeing 787 Dreamliner

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) Boeing's troubled 787 Dreamliner is to face a full review of its design and manufacture by the US government after two more safety glitches were reported – making five more…

A new scribble on your dollar bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Jacob J. Lew, President Obama's reported pick for Treasury secretary, has a ridiculous signature, as the blogosphere learned from a widely circulated White House memo more…

14-year Burger King sex case finally settled

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The largest franchisee of Burger King restaurants is paying $2.5 million to settle federal claims of sexual harassment. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the agreement more…

Greek unemployment soars to new record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Zero Hedge) Judging by ongoing momentum moves in various European stock and bond market indicators, one could be left with the impression that something in the continent is more…

Al Gore now richer than Mitt Romney

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Someone finally has done all the math on the recent sale of Al Gore's Current TV to the Arabic language channel Al-Jazeera for $500 million. Jobs more…

Illinois lawmaker wants gold registration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Infowars) Prior to the failure of the Illinois legislature to force citizens to register outlawed firearms, the state moved to place restrictions on the sale of gold. In more…