Boehner to GOP: Prepare for 'Plan B' on cliff

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL JOURNAL) House Speaker John Boehner told rank-and-file Republicans that they should consider a “Plan B” on how to avert automatic tax increases and spending cuts known as more…

Obama, Boehner move closer to 'cliff' deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner moved close to agreement Monday on a plan to avert the year-end “fiscal cliff,” but they had more…

Again? Feds printing and spending more

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="90NTZwNzoUhcgqnqlrSjpWL5a2uHckt1"] It's never a good sign when economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson of "Follow the Money Weekly" launches his commentary, "Just when more…

WND names 'Whistleblower of the Year'

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_327297" align="alignright" width="355" caption="John Cruz in video interview with WND's Jerome Corsi"][/caption] His bosses ridiculed him and told him to shut up. Law enforcement officials ignored him. more…

Huge Napa grape shortage amid replanting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Napa Valley, one of the world's premier wine growing regions, has an uncommon problem these days: not enough new grapevine root stock more…

Diet Pepsi quietly changes sweetener

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — NEW YORK (AP) — Diet Pepsi is quietly changing its sweetener ahead of a major rebranding of the soft drink set for next month. The change more…

Woman cashes in selling Christmas stockings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (UTSANDIEGO) — Jillian Ellis has turned the disappointment of two pink slips in 2012 into entrepreneurial success this holiday season. In October, Ellis, 24, an already a twice-laid-off more…

Mailman wins payout due to slippery boots

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — A postman was awarded thousands of pounds in compensation after he fractured his ankle in a fall because the boots he was given by the Royal more…

Deal near on Google antitrust probe?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Federal regulators may end a two-year antitrust probe of Google’s search business by letting the company make voluntary changes, such as limiting use of restaurant and more…