Just a week ago, there seemed to be some very good news for entrepreneurs and the economy: Democrats and Republicans in...
Feb 12 2014, 6:48pm CST
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Carl Icahn tweeted on Thursday, January 23, announcing that he had bought another $500 million of Apple’s stock that...
Jan 27 2014, 6:40am CST
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a financial deregulation package that would benefit the Koch brothers and the nation's largest banks by a vote of 265-143.
The legislation would significantly weaken elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law dealing with derivatives -- the complex products at the heart of the 2008 meltdown. Many components of the bill approved Tuesday had previously passed the House with bipartisan support. However, Democratic bac ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
Jun 24 2014, 3:33pm CDT
Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government...
Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST
Source: The New Advent
In order to prevent a clash of civilizations, or worse, Islam must reform. This is the contention of many Western peoples. And, pointing to Christianity’s Protestant Reformation as proof that Islam can also reform, many are optimistic. Overlooked by most, however, is that Islam has been reforming. What is today called “radical Islam” is the reformation of Islam. And it follows the same pattern of Christianity’s Protestant Reform ...
Full article at: The New Advent
Jun 20 2014, 12:12pm CDT
Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the...
Jan 22 2014, 4:12am CST
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — As Maryland faces a court-ordered deadline to begin providing defendants in criminal cases with a lawyer at every bail hearing, Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday ordered that a panel study pretrial reform.
The Governor’s Commission to Reform Maryland’s Pretrial System will look at best practices from around the country and assess the use of a risk-assessment system to help determine who should be detained and who should be relea ...
Full article at: WJZ
May 27 2014, 5:16pm CDT
The anti-whaling movement failed and failed, until it didn’t. The movement took off when, in the late nineteen-sixties...
Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST