Republicans eye return to gold standard

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CBO warns about Obama's irresponsible tactics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) The nation would be plunged into a significant recession during the first half of next year if Congress fails to avert nearly $500 billion in tax hikes more…

Study: Middle class can't afford college

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL) Many Florida families have been paying up to 25 percent of median income for public in-state college costs — out of reach for some middle-class more…

U.S. middle class dwindles to bare majority

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The middle class is receiving less of America's total income, declining to its smallest share in decades as median wages stagnate in the economic doldrums and wealth more…

U.S. economy worse than Europe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Post) At a European conference on the sovereign-debt crises that I ­attended this week, my overwhelming conclusion, after listening to many experts, is that the U.S. is more…

Study: Election factors point to Romney win

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (University of Colorado) A University of Colorado analysis of state-by-state factors leading to the Electoral College selection of every U.S. president since 1980 forecasts that the 2012 winner more…

'Green jobs' effort created no jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The Labor Department paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal stimulus funds to a public relations firm to run more than 100 commercials touting more…

Restaurant gives discounts for 'Best Butt'

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_252145" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="An actual receipt from Twisted Root Burger Co. offers discounts for "Best Butt" and "Best Looking.""][/caption] In tough economic times, everyone likes to save, more…