Feinstein Complains Her 4th Amendment Rights Were Violated When She Was Spied On!!!

In a moment of blatant and astounding hypocrisy, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair and a staunch supporter of the government spying on, well, pretty much everyone, had a hissy fit this morning because she believes the CIA may have spied on a congressional computer network. Feinstein rambled on for over 40 minutes and had the nerve to say...

Reports of Russian Military Action in Ukraine: Fact and Fiction

As the crisis surrounding Ukraine intensifies hour by hour and the Anglo-American powers posture themselves as defenders of Ukrainian rights – which they themselves have clearly violated with the recent program of destabilization and overthrow of the Ukrainian government – the Russian side moves forward with what it claims is the necessary and proper...

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Fell in January

A broad measure of home sales fell sharply in January, the latest sign the housing market is buckling under higher mortgage rates, tight inventory and severely cold weather. Sales of previously owned homes fell 5.1% in January from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.62 million, the National Association of Realtors said Friday. The drop, the fifth...

Beating Stupid Gun Laws Is Easier Than You Think, Connecticut Residents Just Ignore Them

Perhaps as many as 300,000 Connecticut gun owners are fighting unpopular anti-2nd Amendment legislation in the State by simply ignoring a new law which requires all owners of “military-style” rifles to register the firearms with State police. Meanwhile, gun-grabbers in the State are aghast that hundreds of thousands of residents would rather become Class D...

Achieve Olympic Glory – Now Pay the IRS

The USOC awards prizes to U.S. Olympic medal winners: $25,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver, and $10,000 for bronze. Relative to each athlete’s income tax bracket, some top earners such as Shaun White could end up paying over a third (39.6 percent) of their winnings to the IRS. Additionally, because the U.S. is one of only a handful of developed countries...

Argentina on Brink of New Financial Crisis

The Argentine government has responded to last week’s run on the peso with new rules allowing limited dollar purchases only to individuals with monthly salaries of 7,200 pesos (US$900) a month. The share of individuals in the population with this income is barely 20 percent, while well over half of the country’s families have a combined income of less than...