Obamacare penalty bigger than you think

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The stick's getting a lot bigger — but it's not clear that many more people will choose the carrot as a result. Households that opt to go more…

Smith & Wesson triples profits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) One of the world's most famous gun-makers, Smith & Wesson, has nearly tripled profits for the three months to October. The firm said its net profit more…

Middle class no longer dominates in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The once-strong middle class no longer dominates America. Middle class Americans now comprise less than half, or 49.9%, of the nation's population, down from 61% in 1971, more…

How climate deal could actually kill people

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_2695025" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Duke University)[/caption] As world leaders move closer to an expected landmark climate agreement in the coming days, a leading U.S. skeptic says the more…

'Want to p--- off Obama? Buy a gun'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WNCN) — SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) — Driving down Main Street in Simpsonville, a local gun shop sign is making a big political statement following President Obama’s call for more…

Smartphones to die out 'within 5 years'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Many consumers believe smartphones will cease to exist within five years, according to new research carried out by researchers on behalf of Ericsson. The company's ConsumerLab more…

Obama winning new-regulations race

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Federal agencies enacted 16 regulations for every one law written by elected officials last year, a new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Wayne Crews found. more…