Obama presidency 'dead last' in economic recovery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer zwWx2YZs] The Labor Department reported Friday that 80,000 jobs were added to the economy in June - well below already meager expectations. The overall unemployment rate stayed more…

Disability ranks outpace new jobs since '09

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IBD) More workers joined the federal government's disability program in June than got new jobs, according to two new government reports, a clear indicator of how bleak the more…

Family selling Lou Gehrig's home-run ball

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The 84-year-old baseball has been sitting in Elizabeth Gott's drawer for years, but now she's hoping it will pay off her son's medical more…

Economy adds meager 80,000 jobs in June

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The U.S. economy created just 80,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate held steady at 8.2 percent, reflecting continued slow growth in the economy with the more…

7 new taxes if you earn under $250,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Big Government) While we were all debating the cost to our liberty due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), we were ignoring the cost to more…

Corzine having no fun in shun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) How the mighty have fallen. It seems like only yesterday that Jon Corzine was the life of the party, holding court on the Hamptons political more…

Property taxes not paid?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Haaretz) The year 1929 saw a multitude of economic catastrophes. The financial crisis started in the United States with the collapse of the stock market, leading to a more…

Space cadets: Obama, Perot to mine asteroids?

by Aaron Klein -- What does President Obama have in common with former presidential candidate Ross Perot, film director James Cameron and Google's Larry Page and Eric Schmidt? Each one supports a more…

Look how much feds pay to monitor media ...

by Steve Peacock -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's monitoring of how the media reports on the U.S. Department of State is about to cost taxpayers $173,000 – and that's just for more…