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Fed Govt. Watchdog GAO Says Bergdahl Swap Broke Federal Law; Networks Ignore

Here's more evidence that the Big Three broadcast newscasts are failing to act as Obama administration watchdogs. Today the federal Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan arm of the legislative branch, released a report finding that the Obama/Hagel Department of Defense broke federal law with the manner in which it negotiated the Sgt. Show More Summary

B/R Debate: Is There Enough Time Left for Tony Romo to Change His Legacy?

Tony Romo's legacy is a controversial topic, as the Dallas Cowboys quarterback puts up big numbers each year but often fails to lead the team to a playoff berth. Has Romo's legacy already been determined? Would a Super Bowl title completely...Show More Summary

Big Brother 16 Episode 25

The Detonators again failed to properly throw a competition in Big Brother 16 Episode 24, allowing Donny (who completely believably had no dud bones in the competition) to remove himself from the block while Caleb and Cody remain in danger.

If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur, Dare to Fail

The difference between entrepreneurs and people with big ideas? Daring to fail.

How a biotech startup juiced investors with yeast, flies and zebra fish

E than Perlstein could be the Mark Zuckerberg of biotechnology, or he is the latest in a long line of scientists who dream big — but ultimately failto find new ways to make drugs with greater speed, efficiency and focus. No matter...Show More Summary

Google Adwords: 7 Ways To Fail Your Online Marketing Campaign with #Adwords

I’ve been doing a lot more online advertising on the occasion of the 9th Annual Small Business Summit - experimenting with Twitter, LInkedIn, Facebook and Google Adwords. For many of you, online advertising drives a big chunk of your sales. Show More Summary

More Evidence On The Funding 'Subsidy' Of The Too Big To Fail Banks

By Donald van Deventer: In this note, we update our August 12 study with more evidence of whether or not there is a funding advantage for the "too big to fail banks." We use the Kamakura U.S. Dollar Cost of Funds IndexTM, which represents the composite credit spreads of the four largest deposit-taking U.S. Show More Summary

The government is struggling to get Native Americans to sign up for ObamaCare

It's been incredibly difficult for the government to persuade Native Americans and Alaska Natives to use ObamaCare. One big sticking point: They're exempt from the tax penalties that other Americans are susceptible to if they fail to purchase health insurance, and thus seem to have little incentive to shell out for insurance upfront. Show More Summary

Regulators Punting on “Too Big to Fail” Problem of Repo, Looking to Install Yet Another Bailout Vehicle

The post-crisis era is rife with band-aid-over-gunshot-wound approaches to deep-seated weakness in the financial system. Perversely, because the authorities were able to keep the system from falling apart, albeit via a raft of overtShow More Summary

When companies flee U.S. tax system, investors often don't reap big returns

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON August 18 (Reuters) - Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid U.S. taxes is a hot strategy in corporate America, but many companies that have done such "inversion" deals have failed to produce above-average returns for investors, a Reuters analysis has found. Show More Summary

The Ocean Is Not Too Big to Fail

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Coral reefs are in decline, coastal dead zones are on the rise, and marine life is dying. An oceanographer says it’s time to take care of the ocean.

What Successful Leaders Do in Challenging Times

Given the same set of circumstances some people create team success and others fail. Great leaders know how to turn tough times into big wins. Here's how they do it.

Predicting the Best Big Men for the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

The flash and flair on the outside draw most of the attention and praise. But without the beef and brawn inside, most college basketball teams will fail to make it big in the absence of bigs. The college big man continues to be a necessary...Show More Summary

‘Downton Abbey’ Promo Photo Gaffe, See Why The Shot Was A Big Fail

How could this happen? The extremely popular English period drama Downton Abbey is entering its fifth season coming up later this fall for the U.K. and in January for the U.S. (yes, we still have to wait for months) and on Thursday several promo photos were released, but one of them left the production’s PR

Obama Admin. Admits Up to 310,000 Enrolled in ObamaCare Without Proof of Residency; Networks Yawn

The Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Wednesday failed to notice the Obama administration's revelation about ObamaCare: that more than 300,000 people who signed up for health plans under the controversial law could lose them because they failed to prove they were legal residents of the U.S. Show More Summary

Greg Monroe to sign 1-year qualifying offer to stay with Pistons

The Pistons' big man surprised many by taking a one-year qualifying offer with the Pistons instead of a long-term deal. This will make him an unrestricted free agent next summer. Following a failed series of long-term contract negotiations,...Show More Summary

The U.S. Military's Ultimate Fear: Are Aircraft Carriers Too Big To Fail?

Henry Holst Security, United States "Clearly American security assurances wouldn’t carry as much weight with a carrier sitting at the bottom of the sea."  Various defense pundits, scholars, and journalists have spent a considerable amount of digital ink debating the various threats to America’s carrier fleet while avoiding a more central question. Show More Summary

CNBC's Harwood: World 'Blowing Up' Under Obama Is 'Big Problem' for Hillary Clinton

Appearing on CNBC's Squawk Box Tuesday morning, the business network's chief Washington correspondent John Harwood acknowledged that President Obama's failed foreign policy would be an obstacle to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential ambitions: "...her independent credential running for president is that she was President Obama's secretary of state. Show More Summary

Why Galena Biopharma Inc. Stock Tumbled

Galena stock is a big loser after the company fails to impress with its second-quarter earnings results.

Ariana Grande Is Dating Big Sean — Four Months After His Failed Engagement To Naya Rivera!

This is a surprising turn of events! Ariana Grande and Big Sean are dating after first meeting to collaborate on Right There and Problem. Yes, the teen idol is dating that tough rapper. Like we said: SURPRISING! A source spilled: "It looks like singer Ariana Grande and rapper Big Sean have taken their friendship to a new level. [...]

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