It was the winter of our discontent, 2009. A season of bank failures, massive layoffs and $5-a-gallon gasoline. Finally, a fractured country could at least agree on one thing: This had to change. So President Barack Obama set out to deactivate the next bomb awaiting the U.S. economy, the one tic ... More >>
The GOP's other election victory
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Apparently it wasn't an accident that the TSA neglected to tell us how airport security rules have changed in response to Friday's terror attempt. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced yesterday that there are new, more-restrictive security procedures for americans to comply with at ... More >>
If you haven’t heard of L-3 Communications, you’re not alone. The company, which is located just a few blocks from the United Nations headquarters, didn’t even exist ten years ago. Today, it’s the sixth-largest defense contractor in the nation, with billions of dollars in federal contracts t ... More >>
"The recent bridge collapse in Minneapolis was a sobering wake-up call," the comptroller general of the U.S. told the Financial Times in an interview comparing the U.S. to the Roman Empire in its waning days. Photo by wilhelmina_wonka via Flickr These days it seems that everyone is comparing the U ... More >>
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