The myth of affordable energy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — We were fortunate enough to speak with the well known economist Ed Dolan on various energy and economic issues. In the interview Ed talks about the more…

Obama is choking American recovery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer vlpsOvna] Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is unloading on the Obama administration for once again trying to limit domestic energy production that could spark a much-needed economic recovery more…

Postal Service hits borrowing limit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The financially struggling United States Postal Service has hit its $15 billion borrowing limit for the first time ever, meaning it will have to rely on more…

Amtrak snack bars lose $84 million last year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — Federal spending over the past 20 years has surged 71 percent faster than inflation, much of it on bloated and wasteful programs and services, including more…

Battery maker with $249 million grant bankrupt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — A123 Systems Inc. (AONE), the electric car battery maker that received a $249 million federal grant, filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to make a debt more…

Citigroup CEO suddenly steps down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Citigroup tapped Michael Corbat as its new CEO Tuesday after Vikram Pandit stunned Wall Street by stepping down from the helm of the banking giant. The shock change at more…

Stock-market rally 'flashing warning signs'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 20Vj635r] In this podcast, economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson of "Follow the Money Weekly" tells his listeners that the major indexes last more…

Michelle Obama: We're in huge recovery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — First Lady Michelle Obama said in a radio interview on Friday that the United States is in the “midst of a huge recovery” because of what more…

Koch brothers: Vote Mitt or 'suffer consequences'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) — As a contentious election season enters its final weeks, a flurry of communication from corporate leaders to rank-and-file workers strongly implies that voting for Obama more…

Study: $1.2 trillion gap for public pensions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The largest 100 public pension funds have around $1.2 trillion of unfunded liabilities, about $300 billion above the nearly $900 billion they reported themselves, according to more…