``Total U.S. consumer credit -- which includes credit cards, auto loans and student debt, but not mortgages -- stood at $3.54 trillion at the end of March, according to the latest data from the Federal Reserve. That's the most on record, both in dollar terms and as a share of gross domestic product... Show More Summary
CNN, Disney CEO: U.S. Taxes Are 'Too High' and 'Ridiculously Complex': Disney CEO Bob Iger thinks companies -- including his -- are simply paying too much in tax to Uncle Sam. Iger told CNNMoney on Thursday that high corporate tax rates in the U.S. are "anti-competitive," and described the country's...
Only the billionaire futurist and Uncle Sam know what went down, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun guessing.
U.S. and Canada together export $200M worth of lobster to European markets annually; Maine is the top U.S. lobster producer
We’re just under a month away from July 4, which means that it is prime time to get your Uncle Sam costume out of storage and that it is almost the one-year anniversary of the fireworks accident that left Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul with a mangled hand. Pierre-Paul missed half of last season while…
Congress may allow people to use tax-deferred medical savings plans to buy golf clubs and other sports equipment
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George Koval infiltrated the Manhattan Project and helped Stalin build the bomb. Then he asked Uncle Sam for his Social Security check.
The iPhone maker's brush with a bid for Time Warner suggests it's tempted by bad ideas, while Peter Thiel's backing of the Hulk Hogan suit against Gawker clouds his role as a Facebook director. Plus: Nixing a Lockheed-Boeing rocket contract in favor of SpaceX is a no-brainer.
New mapping project tracks development in order to stop it, with support of Uncle Sam.
Entitlements have turned Uncle Sam into a surrogate husband for millions. Pharaoh Sam is not far behind.
Uncle Sam is generally so considerate of veterans – but not when he declares the alive to be dead. That was the case with Joseph D. Kane Jr., an Air Force vet in St. Petersburg, Fla. A 2014 letter from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service to his wife said the agency was “sincerely sorry […]
Uncle Sam blows billions a year on legacy tech A US Government Accounting Office (GAO) report has highlighted the parlous state of Uncle Sam's IT infrastructure.…
The picture of a stern looking Uncle Sam, finger pointed forward, casts a lasting image above the words: “I want YOU for U.S. Army.” The poster, originally published during World War I, marks one of the more memorable advertising campaigns in American history. But now, a century later, a government review of Defense Department […]
Much as members of the Mopar Jihad don’t want to admit it, Chrysler took a bailout — in the form of government-backed loans — from Uncle Sam in 1979. This worked out pretty well for everyone involved, because the then-futuristic K-Cars...Show More Summary
In 2010, I started writing about the smart grid. At the time, it seemed like the smart grid would be a game changer for electric utilities. Only a few months earlier, President Obama had signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which included $4.5 billion in [...]
Former NFLer Owes Six Figures In Back Taxes Ex-NFL star Terrell Owens has been hit with more financial troubles, with both the IRS and state of California accusing him of refusing to pay up on his taxes – and the
Everybody loves pay day, even Uncle Sam. That's essentially what the annual tax filing season is. And the one that ended on April 18 was pretty good. Graphics courtesy U.S. Treasury Department. The U.S. Treasury Department's monthlyShow More Summary
Could Uncle Sam track down and draft a dozen 30-something computer programmers if the Army suddenly needed them? Not yet. But the idea’s out there. The Selective Service System should be drastically redesigned to meet the demands ofShow More Summary
First published Friday 23rd October 2009 but relevant today as we read US public submissions to the CPAC on the Bolivian and Greece MOU renewals. Just who do these people think they are? Just what do they think the 1970 Convention which...Show More Summary