Last hurrah from a state statesman

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JpY2wyNzqP6ZerqwGcKkXHgvlUjECrtC"] In this podcast, economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson of "Follow the Money Weekly" honors the retiring Congressman Ron Paul. Paul, whose more…

Gun store to Obama voters: Go away!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A gun store owner in the southwestern United States has a very brief, pointed message to supporters of Barack Obama: Go away. "If you voted for Obama, please more…

Poll: 45% would rather skip Christmas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Despite a whittling away of consumer debt that has been underway since the recession, many Americans are still entering the holiday season unprepared to cope with more…

Krugman: Bring back 91% tax rate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — The Twinkie, it turns out, was introduced way back in 1930. In our memories, however, the iconic snack will forever be identified with the 1950s, when more…

Hostess, union agree to mediation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) Hostess Brands Inc, its lenders and the unions representing its striking workers, agreed to start mediation hearings on Tuesday at the urging of a U.S. bankruptcy court more…

Are retailers cannibalizing Black Friday?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — Black Friday isn’t what it used to be. The days of working off that turkey and stuffing by running around the mall and scooping up holiday more…

World War II vehicles up for auction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — On December 8th, Auctions America by RM is holding one of the largest ever sales of WW II-era vehicles at the National Military History Center in more…

Mideast violence pushes up oil prices

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Oil prices rose further Monday as violence between Israelis and Palestinians ignited fears that that the conflict could spread throughout the region. In New more…

Geithner: Lift debt limit to infinity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Friday that Congress should stop placing legal limits on the amount of money the government can borrow and effectively lift the more…

Euro zone double dips back into recession

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKETWATCH) — Europe’s long-running debt crisis dragged the 17-nation euro zone back into recession in the third quarter, data showed Thursday, offering a negative counterpoint to growing optimism more…