November 19, 2017 | In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
A new budget estimate released Wednesday shows that the spending bill negotiated between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner would produce less than 1 percent of the $38 billion in promised savings by the end of this...
The Treasury Department paid out more than $27 million to law firms overseeing the financial bailouts without requiring detailed bills or questioning the incomplete records that the lawyers provided, a government watchdog says. Treasury's "current contracts and fee bill review...
For all the complaining this time of year, most Americans actually think the taxes they pay are fair. Not that they're cheering. Fewer people expect refunds this year than in previous years, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. But as...
Discovery Communications Inc. is launching a television network for rich guys and their toys. Called Velocity, the new network will replace the current network HD Theater in some 40 million homes on Sept. 25, Discovery officials said Thursday. The target...
James Bond is staying put with the studio that distributed his last two big-screen adventures. Sony Pictures has signed a deal with MGM to co-finance and distribute the 23rd film in the super-spy franchise, due in theaters Nov. 9, 2012....
President Barack Obama, two years into a presidency marked by increased spending on a weak economy, is turning his attention to the nation's crushing debt and trying to counter a Republican anti-deficit plan with one of his own. The president...
In a postelection reversal, House Republicans are supporting nearly $450 billion in Medicare cuts that they criticized vigorously last fall when Democrats and President Barack Obama passed them as part of their controversial health care law. The cuts are included...
It's touted as the biggest one-time rollback of domestic spending ever, but most folks will be hard-pressed to notice. After all, it's just 1 percent of what the government will lay out this year. The number of security officers at airports...
The worst maritime oil spill in history began nearly a year ago with a drop in pressure in a poorly drilled well deep in the Gulf of Mexico. It hasn't really ended even though BP's runaway well was eventually...
JPMorgan Chase & Co is expected to post an increase in first-quarter profit of more than 50 percent on Wednesday, as the bank weathers a slowdown in trading and fewer borrowers default on credit card loans. Analysts on average expect...