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41 Percent of Small Business Owners Have Frozen Hiring Because of Obamacare

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A new poll of business owners about how Obamacare has affected employment decisions is positively brutal for the health law.Via CNBC: Forty-one percent of the...   Read More

IRS sent refunds to 23,994 undocumented immigrants at same address

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The Internal Revenue Service sent 23,994 tax refunds to a single Atlanta address for a total of $46,378,040 in 2011 — and each of the refunds averaging over...   Read More

Federal Regulations Have Made You 75 Percent Poorer

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The growth of federal regulations over the past six decades has cut U.S. economic growth by an average of 2 percentage points per year,...   Read More

Confidence in Congress drops to historic low

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Americans’ confidence in the House and Senate has dropped so low that it now ranks as the least popular societal institution in U.S. history,...   Read More

ACLU sues Obama administration over NSA surveillance

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The American Civil Liberties Union sued the US Government, after it became known that the National Security Agency has routinely received phone call data...   Read More

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

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The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by...   Read More

IRS Buys Spy Equipment Amid Spending Scandal

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), already embroiled in a high-profile scandal over its operations, is looking to acquire surveillance equipment that includes cameras concealed...   Read More

How the US Congress lost the plot on secrecy, surveillance and accountability

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To hide his role in championing the use of Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act to collect of Americans’ phone data and other...   Read More

NSA leaker comes forward, warns of agency’s ‘existential threat’

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A 29-year-old computer technician for a U.S. defense contractor leaked details of a top-secret American program that collects vast streams of phone and Internet...   Read More

Torture sites paid by taxpayers

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Many Americans, including some of Barack Obama’s critics, take his word that his administration opposes torture. With fanfare, two days after occupying the Oval...   Read More

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