75% of Obama's tax hikes are for new spending

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — Seventy-five percent of the new revenue pulled in by President Barack Obama's "fiscal cliff" plan would go toward new spending, not toward deficit reduction, the Republican more…

Rolls-Royce sucked into corruption scandal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Rolls-Royce has been sucked into a multinational corruption scandal, after it admitted being the subject of a bribery probe by the Serious Fraud Office. The SFO more…

GOP struggles with previous no-new-tax pledge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JACKSONVILLE) — A generation ago U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., signed a pledge promising not to raise taxes when he first ran for Congress. “I viewed it as more…

Lie-detector tests for welfare cheaters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Council leaders have introduced lie detector tests in a bid to catch benefit fraudsters who trick them out of thousands of pounds every year. The move more…

Democrats: 'There will be blood'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — “There will be blood,” State Representative Douglas Geiss threatened from the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives today as the body debated legislation that more…

Whistleblower: HSBC $1.9 billion fine 'a joke'

by Art Moore -- After a federal investigation assisted by a whistleblower who provided WND with 1,000 pages of evidence, British banking giant HSBC has agreed to pay more than $1.92 billion more…

HSBC: $1.9 billion fine for money laundering

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSWEEK) — HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe’s largest bank, agreed to pay $1.92 billion to settle U.S. probes of money laundering in the largest such accord ever. The settlement more…

Obama hires 101 new federal employees a day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.INVESTORS) — You may have noticed some economic difficulties across the country in recent years among family, friends, neighbors, colleagues. One sector is doing quite nicely, however, under more…

Why you should care about petrodollar system

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Fnam5qNzoVH1Jbi5S45tiAzNYzGfI4bC"] In this podcast, economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson of "Follow the Money Weekly" delivers his concerns about the petrodollar system. Robinson more…