A senior Iranian military official says Iran's Army has shot down a remote-controlled reconnaissance drone operated by the US military in the eastern part of the country. The informed source said on Sunday that Iran Army's electronic warfare unit successfully targeted the American-built RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft after it crossed into Iranian airspace over the…
This week, my staff discovered that Newt Gingrich believes gun owners should be forced to submit themselves to thumbprint scans of a biometric federal gun owner database… just to buy a firearm:
Taking a look at Newt Gingrich as the “Not Romney” of the week.
You may not have seen the show “Diary of a Single Mom” co-starring Billy Dee Williams, but your tax dollars helped pay for it.
Here are the four most important data points and charts from today's job report: the civilian labor force declined from 154,198 to 153,883, a 315K decline despite the civilian non-institutional population increased (as expected) from 240,269 to 240,441: always the easiest way to push down the unemployment rate. Percentage wise this was a drop from…
This is what happens when you go after the police for brutality.
…including the right of the US government to detain citizens — even those on American soil, and not charged with a crime — indefinitely in military prison.
A new report on the 2008 financial crisis reveals some shocking numbers that dramatically exceed the $700 billion TARP bailout
As in all such cases, NATO has opened an “investigation” into what happened. The results of such investigations seldom become known.
Street vending has been a path out of poverty for Americans. And like other such paths (say, driving a taxi), this one is increasingly difficult to navigate. Why? Because entrenched interests don't like competition. So they lobby their powerful friends to erect high hurdles to upstarts. It's an old story.