Krugman: National default 'can't happen'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NetRightDaily) In the past 30 years, the national debt has increased 1,328 percent from $1.1 trillion to $16.3 trillion. From 1952 to 1982, it nearly quadrupled, from about more…

Is our debt burden really $100 trillion?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Atlantic) Wanna scare somebody about America's debt on the eve of the Fiscal Cliff? I mean, really scare somebody? Here's a trick. Don't talk about the debt. more…

Rice invested in firms doing business with Tehran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Free Beacon) The portfolio of embattled United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice includes investments of hundreds of thousands of dollars in several energy companies known for doing business with more…

Senator blasts 'secret' fiscal cliff negotiations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Weekly Standard) In remarks on the Senate floor today, Alabama senator Jeff Sessions blasted President Barack Obama and congressional leadership for holding "secret" fiscal cliff negotiations. "I rise more…

Retailers report weak sales gains for November

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Black Friday was no match for Superstorm Sandy. Major retailers from Target to Macy's reported weak November sales as the strong start to the holiday shopping more…

Do feds want to drain Americans' 401(k) plan?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Investor's Business Daily) As Washington debates what to do about the fiscal cliff that it foolishly created, many potential sources of new revenue will be thrown on the more…

Would a 1-dollar coin save Americans money?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Science Monitor) Here is an article noting that the U.S. Treasury would save $147 million by switching its $1 note with a $1 coin, but that proposal more…

Taxpayers fund Obamas $4 million holiday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) The first family will be vacationing in Hawaii for the Christmas holidays at a cost of at least $4 million to taxpayers, according to a report more…

Planned Parenthood mandates abortions

by Bob Unruh -- A third affiliate of the nation's leading abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, is leaving the organization because of a demand that all local groups provide abortions starting no later more…