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Thousands protest in Chicago...

Mary Wisniewski and Ann Saphir Reuters 11.10.2011
Thousands protest in Chicago...

Mounting anger over joblessness and income inequality snarled rush-hour traffic in downtown Chicago as thousands of teachers, religious leaders, union workers and other protesters marched on Monday.

Sex and drugs on tap, who says it's not a political partaaay? Occupy Wall Street protesters make love as well as class war

It started as a gathering of furious youngsters, protesting about the supposed lack of opportunities for the average American. But then the freeloaders came along. As the Occupy Wall Street protest continued in full strength in Manhattan today, th...


NYC Mayor: Wall Street Protests Trying To ‘Get Rid’ Of Jobs, Hurting Tourism

On the 20th day of the “Occupy Wall Street” protest, Mayor Michael Bloomberg weighed in on the movement. He mostly criticized the group and said their actions are hurting the economy and tourism sector.

Michelle Obama Coached On Teleprompter

There's one less thing President Obama has over his wife Michelle: mastery of the Teleprompter. Speech coach Christine Jahnke, author of the new book The Well-Spoken Woman, reveals that she taught the first lady how to use a Teleprompter in advanc...


Feds to design health insurance for the masses

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR AP 07.10.2011
Feds to design health insurance for the masses

The federal government is taking on a crucial new role in the nation's health care, designing a basic benefits package for millions of privately insured Americans. A framework for the Obama administration was released Thursday.

US Post Office's Rescue Plan: Junk Mail

JENNIFER LEVITZ The Wall Street Journal 07.10.2011
US Post Office's Rescue Plan: Junk Mail

Many consumers are irked by the catalogs, credit-card pitches and other "junk mail" they receive. But the U.S. Postal Service loves it—and wants to deliver more.


Nearly Half of U.S. Lives in Household Receiving Government Benefit

Sara Murray The Wall Street Journal 06.10.2011
Nearly Half of U.S. Lives in Household Receiving Government Benefit

Families were more dependent on government programs than ever last year. Nearly half, 48.5%, of the population lived in a household that received some type of government benefit in the first quarter of 2010, according to Census data. Those numbers...

Electric bills to spike by double digits as utilities seek to pass on hundreds of millions to comply with new regulations...

Already weary of high gas prices and 9.1 percent unemployment, many Americans are about to get another kick in the wallet thanks to large increases in their electricity bills.


Napolitano: U.S. will set record for deportations

Stephen Dinan The Washington Times 06.10.2011
Napolitano: U.S. will set record for deportations

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that the government is poised to set another record for deportations in just-ended fiscal year 2011, and said the number proves the administration is not pursuing a backdoor amnesty, as c...

Sarah Palin 2012 decision: Not running

Sarah Palin pledged to stay an active part of the political discussion as she announced she wouldn’t be making a 2012 White House run.


Michelle Obama's Africa Trip Cost More Than $432,142

First lady Michelle Obama's family trip to South Africa and Botswana in June cost taxpayers well over $424,000, according to new accounting based on Air Force manifests obtained by Judicial Watch, a taxpayer watchdog group.

Obama impeachment a possibility, says Ron Paul

Ron Paul said Monday that President Barack Obama’s targeted killing of Anwar al-Awlaki might be an impeachable offense.


More than 700 arrested in Wall Street protest

Ray Sanchez Reuters 03.10.2011
More than 700 arrested in Wall Street protest

Police reopened the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday evening after more than 700 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested for blocking traffic lanes and attempting an unauthorized march across the span.

Joe Biden's brother hospitalized after powder scare

John Lantigua The Palm Beach Post 03.10.2011
Joe Biden's brother hospitalized after powder scare

The envelope mailed to the Ocean Ridge home of Vice President Joe Biden's younger brother, which contained a suspicious white powder and caused a hazmat emergency Saturday, was apparently mailed from India.


Mental hospital wants to release failed Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr.

The government mental hospital where John Hinckley Jr. has spent most of the last 30 years since he shot and tried to kill President Ronald Reagan is asking a federal court to allow Hinckley's eventual release to live with or near his aging mother...

Obama: 'I Don't Think Ethics' Was My Favorite Subject

Terence P. Jeffrey CNS News 30.09.2011
Obama: 'I Don't Think Ethics' Was My Favorite Subject

President Barack Obama told an audience of high school students in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday that he was “not always the very best student” and that ethics “would not have made it on the list” of his favorite subjects.


Billboard features Obama in diaper -- 'Change me, I stink'

There are several political signs attracting all kinds of attention in one Uptown neighborhood. On Wednesday, crowds gathered at the corner of Calhoun and Coralie streets, looking at several signs depicting President Barack Obama as either a dunce...

Obama campaign gets 7 million from Hollywood

Dave Boyer The Washington Times 28.09.2011
Obama campaign gets 7 million from Hollywood

President Obama’s three-day trip to the West Coast produced gaffes, strange encounters and wads of campaign cash from the Democrats’ reliable loving bosom of Hollywood.


Wall Street protests get a boost of star power, Susan Sarandon shows up at demonstration

Christie Rotondo and Tracy Connor New York Daily News 28.09.2011
Wall Street protests get a boost of star power, Susan Sarandon shows up at demonstration

A week-old Wall St. protest got a little star power Tuesday in the form of activist actress Susan Sarandon.

Sarah Palin Threatens to Sue ‘Rogue’ Book Publisher

Sarah Palin’s family attorney John Tiemessen has written a letter to Maya Mavjee, the publisher of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, that Palin may sue her, the company, and the book’s author Joe McGinniss “for knowingly publ...



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