GOP: Stop funding for 'Solyndra scams'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="wzNXl2NTotOR3X-s3w_CZ4xU97uTlo7o"] This week, the Republican House leadership succeeded in passing legislation to continue funding the government at current levels for the next six months. Rep. Dan Benishek, more…

U.S. credit rating cut ... again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Ratings firm Egan-Jones cut its credit rating on the U.S. government to "AA-" from "AA," citing its opinion that quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve would hurt more…

White House details 'destructive' spending cuts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) With excruciating detail, the White House's budget office on Friday laid out exactly where it will have to cut $109 billion from federal spending in January, more…

Wal-Mart nixes 'God Bless America' on 9/11

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) Would you consider 75 school kids singing “God Bless America“ to honor those killed on Sept. 11, 2001, a “flash mob?” One Florida Walmart apparently did. more…

Sears under fire for racy photo – again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Daily News) Sears' family-friendly image is taking another hit. The retail giant has landed in hot water after its website featured an explicit photo of a more…

Health-care system wastes $750 billion a year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Science Monitor) The U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year — roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar — through unneeded care, byzantine paperwork, fraud more…