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EPA Moves Closer to Regulating Greenhouse Gases

The ball is now in Congress’ court following a decision on Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency to declare carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions a danger to the public’s health. President Barack Obama would prefer that Congres...   read more

Obama: Torture Okay if Just Following Orders

In a move with ominous implications for Constitutional rights in the United States, President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that his administration would not prosecute CIA employees or contractors who participated in the torturing of detainee...   read more

Marijuana Debate Goes Mainstream

The economic downturn, coupled with changing social perceptions and escalating drug violence in Mexico, has sparked national interest in legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana consumption. A 2005 study by Harvard University economist Jeffrey ...   read more

Who are the Illegal Immigrants?

For all the faults that are levied on illegal immigrants in the United States, one thing they can’t be knocked for is their propensity for nuclear families. In a new report by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center, it wa...   read more

Bill Would Give President Authority to Shut Down Internet

The Cybersecurity Act of 2009, currently working its way through Congress, would give the President and a key member of his cabinet unprecedented authority over the Internet, according to the Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF). Introduced by Sena...   read more

Pentagon Explores Alternative Energy to Save Lives

There is no bigger gas guzzler in the federal government than the Defense Department, which spent $18 billion last year alone on fuel, thanks in large part to the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq. But it might not be long before the American mili...   read more

Obama Opens Some Reagan Records Kept Secret by Bush

Nearly a quarter million pages of records from the Reagan White House are finally going to be released to the public today, thanks to an executive order signed by President Barack Obama. Under the Presidential Records Act of 1978, the documents we...   read more

More Senior Citizens Living in Their Cars

According to a study in the Seattle area, the number of seniors living in their vehicles is increasing, as the King County homeless population in general has risen 68% in the past year. This growing category of homeless includes people who have wo...   read more

Bill to Aid Women Veterans

A bill to help improve and expand health care services for women veterans, introduced in mid-March, is currently in the process of being referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. According to Betty Moseley Brown, a Marine Corps vetera...   read more

Drug Testing by FDA in Crisis

Things are so bad with the Food and Drug Administration’s clinical trial system for approving new drugs that the country is “virtually defenseless” from preventing another Vioxx scandal. This finding, and many others regarding dangerous conflicts ...   read more

Obama Administration Again Defends Bush Wiretapping

The Department of Justice (DOJ) under President Barack Obama has gone beyond anything the Bush administration tried to do in defending the government’s unauthorized wiretapping of American communications earlier this decade, according to legal sch...   read more

Judge Slams Justice Department for Hiding Witness’ Mental Illness

It might be difficult to find a more irate judge in the country right now than U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who has publicly scolded the Justice Department over the shady legal practices of government attorneys handling the cases of Guantán...   read more

Red Cross Accuses U.S. Medical Personnel of Aiding Torture

While CIA agents tortured suspected terrorists at secret facilities, medical personnel were not only present, but assisted in the interrogations, thus committing a “gross breach of medical ethics,” according to a previously confidential report by ...   read more

It Still Pays to be a CEO

According to the Hay Group, a management consulting firm that analyzed proxy statements for companies with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion, the median salaries and bonuses for the top executives of 200 large United States-based companies fell...   read more

Unemployment Benefits to End Soon for Many Americans

As if the economy wasn’t experiencing enough trouble already, a “monstrous problem” may be heading this way later this year. That’s when estimated 700,000 unemployed Americans are expected to run out of their unemployment benefits, with most unlik...   read more

Geithner, Part of the Problem, Claims He Can Now Be Part of the Solution

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is pushing hard to be given broad new powers over the financial industry, arguing, “We’re having a major financial crisis in part because of failures of supervision.” This is the same Timothy Geithner who previo...   read more
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EPA Moves Closer to Regulating Greenhouse Gases

The ball is now in Congress’ court following a decision on Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency to declare carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions a danger to the public’s health. President Barack Obama would prefer that Congres...   read more

Obama: Torture Okay if Just Following Orders

In a move with ominous implications for Constitutional rights in the United States, President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that his administration would not prosecute CIA employees or contractors who participated in the torturing of detainee...   read more

Marijuana Debate Goes Mainstream

The economic downturn, coupled with changing social perceptions and escalating drug violence in Mexico, has sparked national interest in legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana consumption. A 2005 study by Harvard University economist Jeffrey ...   read more

Who are the Illegal Immigrants?

For all the faults that are levied on illegal immigrants in the United States, one thing they can’t be knocked for is their propensity for nuclear families. In a new report by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center, it wa...   read more

Bill Would Give President Authority to Shut Down Internet

The Cybersecurity Act of 2009, currently working its way through Congress, would give the President and a key member of his cabinet unprecedented authority over the Internet, according to the Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF). Introduced by Sena...   read more

Pentagon Explores Alternative Energy to Save Lives

There is no bigger gas guzzler in the federal government than the Defense Department, which spent $18 billion last year alone on fuel, thanks in large part to the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq. But it might not be long before the American mili...   read more

Obama Opens Some Reagan Records Kept Secret by Bush

Nearly a quarter million pages of records from the Reagan White House are finally going to be released to the public today, thanks to an executive order signed by President Barack Obama. Under the Presidential Records Act of 1978, the documents we...   read more

More Senior Citizens Living in Their Cars

According to a study in the Seattle area, the number of seniors living in their vehicles is increasing, as the King County homeless population in general has risen 68% in the past year. This growing category of homeless includes people who have wo...   read more

Bill to Aid Women Veterans

A bill to help improve and expand health care services for women veterans, introduced in mid-March, is currently in the process of being referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. According to Betty Moseley Brown, a Marine Corps vetera...   read more

Drug Testing by FDA in Crisis

Things are so bad with the Food and Drug Administration’s clinical trial system for approving new drugs that the country is “virtually defenseless” from preventing another Vioxx scandal. This finding, and many others regarding dangerous conflicts ...   read more

Obama Administration Again Defends Bush Wiretapping

The Department of Justice (DOJ) under President Barack Obama has gone beyond anything the Bush administration tried to do in defending the government’s unauthorized wiretapping of American communications earlier this decade, according to legal sch...   read more

Judge Slams Justice Department for Hiding Witness’ Mental Illness

It might be difficult to find a more irate judge in the country right now than U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who has publicly scolded the Justice Department over the shady legal practices of government attorneys handling the cases of Guantán...   read more

Red Cross Accuses U.S. Medical Personnel of Aiding Torture

While CIA agents tortured suspected terrorists at secret facilities, medical personnel were not only present, but assisted in the interrogations, thus committing a “gross breach of medical ethics,” according to a previously confidential report by ...   read more

It Still Pays to be a CEO

According to the Hay Group, a management consulting firm that analyzed proxy statements for companies with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion, the median salaries and bonuses for the top executives of 200 large United States-based companies fell...   read more

Unemployment Benefits to End Soon for Many Americans

As if the economy wasn’t experiencing enough trouble already, a “monstrous problem” may be heading this way later this year. That’s when estimated 700,000 unemployed Americans are expected to run out of their unemployment benefits, with most unlik...   read more

Geithner, Part of the Problem, Claims He Can Now Be Part of the Solution

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is pushing hard to be given broad new powers over the financial industry, arguing, “We’re having a major financial crisis in part because of failures of supervision.” This is the same Timothy Geithner who previo...   read more
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