Obama's green energy handouts costing billions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Remember Solyndra? That's where taxpayers lost hundreds of millions of dollars after the Obama administration handed out money and the company took it and went out of business. more…

Handling credit-report 'black marks'

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I have some bad marks on my credit report. What's the best way to handle them? Patricia Dear Patricia, There can be three types of nasty more…

Welfare government's single largest budget item

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) The government spent approximately $1.03 trillion on 83 means-tested federal welfare programs in fiscal year 2011 alone — a price tag that makes welfare that year more…

Poor market conditions to hit solar hard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) A recent report by GTM Research suggests that due to the oversupply of the solar industry at least 180 solar panel makers will go out of business more…

Federal jobs filled despite hire freeze

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The General Services Administration is advertising to fill more than a dozen jobs and has approved hiring more than 40 employees since July, when the agency’s more…

Bain Capital is largest NRCC donor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Bain Capital, Mitt Romney's former firm, was the top employer among donors to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) in September, underscoring the extent to which more…

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…