NBC crowns new 'laughingstock of America'

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_554043" align="aligncenter" width="602" caption="Actress Kate McKinnon lampoons HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" Oct. 26, 2013."][/caption] NBC's "Saturday Night Live" program ridiculed Barack Obama's more…

Big Brother wants to tax your car mileage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dhNWRnZzq1h9-wyJE91VMNyuNBBNyUgr" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (LATIMES) — WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a more…

Obamacare sticker shock: Premiums soar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Thousands of Californians are discovering what Obamacare will cost them — and many don't like what they see. These middle-class consumers are staring at hefty increases more…

News bias could cost BBC $5.8 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The BBC could lose its exclusive right to the licence fee if it does not tackle a “culture” of secrecy, waste and unbalanced reporting, a senior more…

Sabbath-observing water meter invented

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIMES OF ISRAEL) — Smart metering – the ability to constantly monitor usage 24/7 – has come to the ultra-Orthodox town of Bnei Brak in central Israel. But more…

10 things Obamacare won't tell you

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKETWATCH) — 1. “You might want to avoid signing up right away.” In the offices of certain government officials and health insurance companies, a ticking countdown to a more…

Thefts, scams, phantom purchases at nonprofits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) For 14 years, the American Legacy Foundation has managed hundreds of millions of dollars drawn from a government settlement with big tobacco companies, priding itself on more…

Star Parker: Free enterprise a cure for nation's woes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="B4Y3Y2Zzq1DHk-2pwklpyxKlnrg4Ru2I"] The chief of the Washington-based Center for Urban Renewal and Education says the social experiment implemented over the last 50 years in the United States has more…