Obama-backed battery maker goes bankrupt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Two senior Republican senators called on the Department of Energy to explain whether the bankruptcy filing Tuesday by an electric car battery maker, A123 Systems Inc., more…

N.C. college considering banning Chick-Fil-A

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Atlanta Journal Constitution) A high-priced North Carolina liberal arts college is considering kicking Chick-fil-A off campus because of the Atlanta-based company's leader's position on marriage. Several months after more…

Each $1 from bonds to cost schools $18

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) Rancho Cordova taxpayers eventually will pay $9.1 million to retire just $514,000 in capital appreciation bonds issued by the Folsom Cordova Unified School District – about more…

Aaron Klein on CNBC's 'Kudlow Report'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WND senior staff writer Aaron Klein, author of “Fool Me Twice: Obama’s Shocking Plans for the Next Four Years Exposed,” will be on “Larry Kudlow Report” on CNBC more…

The myth of affordable energy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — We were fortunate enough to speak with the well known economist Ed Dolan on various energy and economic issues. In the interview Ed talks about the more…

Obama is choking American recovery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="kybXY3NjqeJqyDw_wYmJ7_oN_VFcWbi0"] Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is unloading on the Obama administration for once again trying to limit domestic energy production that could spark a much-needed economic recovery more…

Postal Service hits borrowing limit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The financially struggling United States Postal Service has hit its $15 billion borrowing limit for the first time ever, meaning it will have to rely on more…

Amtrak snack bars lose $84 million last year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — Federal spending over the past 20 years has surged 71 percent faster than inflation, much of it on bloated and wasteful programs and services, including more…

Battery maker with $249 million grant bankrupt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — A123 Systems Inc. (AONE), the electric car battery maker that received a $249 million federal grant, filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to make a debt more…