Mark Meadows is a difficult man to predict. As the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on government operations, the North Carolina Republican is in a key position to affect federal workplace and employee issues. But what should they expect from him? While his right-wing credentials shine, he appears more open […]
From the inbox: An overwhelming majority of the American public, including nearly half of Republicans, support government action to curb global warming, according to a poll conducted by The New York Times, Stanford University and the nonpartisan environmental research group Resources for the Future. In a finding that could have...
There has been a recent surge in fighting between government forces and separatist rebels
Ukrainian troops are struggling to counter artillery fire and electronic jamming by pro-Russian militants, who are flying drones to target the Kiev government forces, a top US general said Thursday. The Ukrainian army’s communications are hampered by the electronic warfare […]
One of the apartheid era’s most notorious killers, former police colonel Eugene de Kock, will walk free after 20 years in jail after South Africa’s government announced Friday that he had been granted parole.
The Malaysian government has recovered a missing tanker and captured nine suspected pirates just one day after the ship went missing in the waters near Singapore. The ReCAAP Information Sharing [...] The post Hijacked Tanker Recovered Off Malaysia, Suspected Pirates Captured appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
From Washington State comes the story of Darryl Lee Wright who scammed the US government out of more than a $1/4 million for a phony injury from a time when he was in Iraq with the Idaho National Guard. Apparently, he heard a boom once in Iraq and parlayed that into a CAB and a […]
A judge will hear arguments today on the constitutionality of the federal government's "no fly list." New legislation introduced in California would raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. David Frum concern trolls Democrats about...Show More Summary
The U.S. Congress is responsible for overseeing federal funding of scientific research. The question raised recently is how best to do that to ensure that government investments fund the finest science -- and promote most effectively America's economic growth and prosperity. In a bylined article, published on January 12 by Politico Magazine, U.S. Show More Summary
Liz Truss, the environment secretary, turned on her own department yesterday as the Tory government came under increasing criticism for its heavy-handed redactions to a controversial report about fracking. Truss, a Conservative member...Show More Summary
The U.S. economy has extended a strong run of growth, expanding at a solid rate of 2.6 percent between the months of October through December, according to government data released Friday morning. Still, the pace of growth in the fourth quarter slipped back from the blowout 5 percent expansion seen in the previous three months, […]
THIS POST IS NOT ABOUT THE DEMOCRATS OR REPUBLICANS.IT IS ONLY ABOUT THE "BASE LINE OF THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIOR OF THE PHILADELPHIA NEGRO" - IN ORDER TO PROVE THAT, PER HIS CONDITIONING, HE HAS BEEN DISARMED FROM ACTING IN HIS OWN PERMANENT...Show More Summary
One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed "Prime Evil," will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole.
Eric McDavid was branded an eco-terrorist and thrown in prison. Then the government's case against him fell apart
"In Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas, Republicans are moving quickly on measures that would penalize any government employee caught issuing same-sex 'marriage' licenses -- regardless of the courts' orders. Meanwhile, Utah, North Carolina,...Show More Summary
A subscriber asked about extending “Simple Momentum Strategy Applied to TSP Funds” back in time to 1988. That test employs the following five funds all available to U.S. federal government employees via the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) starting...Show More Summary
Candidates’ political action committees owe government agencies more than $1 million in outstanding penalties, back taxes and other liabilities. And you’re stuck with the bill.
Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman further cemented his hold on power, with a sweeping shakeup that saw two sons of the late King Abdullah fired, and the heads of intelligence and other key agencies replaced alongside a cabinet shuffle. Top officials from the Ports Authority, the National...
Sika Eteaki lay in bed, shaking uncontrollably. The pillow and sheets were soaked through with sweat, but now he couldn't get warm. It felt like there weren't enough blankets in all of Lancaster State Prison to keep him warm. Just a few months earlier, Eteaki had turned himself in for illegal possession of a firearm. Show More Summary