Money For Nothing: Feds in D.C. closed 25% of the Time

Between snow days, official holidays and the government shutdown, federal employees have worked a normal business day less than 75 percent of the time since Oct. 1, marking a startlingly chaotic beginning to the fiscal year. Offices have been closed in whole or in part for 27 of the 105 weekdays so far in the fiscal year, according to a Washington Times analysis...

US Soldiers Used $100 Million in Food Stamps in 2013

New numbers from the Defense Commissary Agency just revealed that US soldiers spent over $100 million worth of food stamps at military commissaries in 2013. That’s more than quadruple the number in 2007.

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...

Iran Seeks New Russia Reactor In Exchange For Oil

Iran’s ambassador to Moscow on Monday said Russia could build the Islamic republic a second nuclear power reactor in exchange for massive oil shipments that have raised grave concern in Washington. Ambassador Mehdi Sanaei said the two close trading partners have been negotiating Iran’s delivery of hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil a day since a meeting...

Protesters With Pitchforks and Torches Defend Homeless

All over the country local and federal governments have been criminalizing homelessness. In some areas it is illegal to sleep or set up encampments on any public property, in other areas it is illegal for charitable organizations to feed the homeless. Even worse, in some areas they are even rounding up the homeless and putting them into camps.