US horizontal drilling and fracking successes may have opened up the largest store of fossil-fuel reserves in the world — in theory, with enough gas, oil and coal never to need any imported Middle Eastern energy again. If the US uses these resources, its present crises — massive budget and trade deficits, mounting debt, strategic vulnerability — will start to subside.
With so much of the world putting faith in a record U.S. corn crop, it is little wonder that prices have surged around 40 percent in the past three weeks as relentless dry weather melted yield expectations for cereals. Soybeans are at record highs, while wheat is not far behind.
Last year, the number of armed conflicts in the world increased markedly, with the strongest increase taking place in Sub-Saharan Africa. This was the largest increase between any two years since 1990.
For years, pundits, politicians and columnists – including me – have fiercely criticized the United Nations. This institution has become a political cesspool controlled by totalitarian states and rogue nations that despise democracy, liberty and freedom. It’s only getting worse with time. It’s time to exit.
Progressives are obsessed with forcing Americans into accepting their green energy fantasy. Three plus years of actions taken by the current administration and fellow Progressives show a willingness to achieve this end at any cost. But America must put Americans back to work delivering American energy to Americans.
Tax freedom day has now been pushed back to July 15 meaning that Americans now spend an outrageous 54% of their work day slaving for government.
An “enormous success”? What planet are these folks living on? Listen to this short video clip of an Obama official testifying before a House subcommittee yesterday.
Hope Solo, a gold medal winner in the last Olympics, reports that drinking and public sex are common place between athletes and celebrities in the Olympic Village
Comedian Dennis Miller asks why Obama always says ‘rich’ like it’s a four-letter word and suggests that Obama is the most divisive president he’s ever seen. He also comments on Lance Armstrong’s alleged drug use and a six year old rapper filmed with scantily clad women.
Americans’ confidence in the media has dropped to a new low. Only a very small minority have confidence in print and broadcast media. Why? Because US media refuses to tell the truth.
The top Republican in the U.S. Congress highlighted a policy rift Thursday with his party’s presidential hopeful when he reiterated his opposition to using legislation to press China to revalue its currency.
Turkey has exchanged nearly 60 tons of gold for several million tons of Iranian crude oil, despite its promises to uphold Western sanctions on Iran’s energy sector. The exchanges raise questions about the Obama administration’s decision to grant Turkey a temporary waiver exempting it from U.S. sanctions to Iran.
NAACP convention organizers said Obama cited a “scheduling conflict” as the reason he couldn’t attend but Obama spent today in Washington D.C. and had no major public events. One former Obama official said the move appeared to be a “snub” to the NAACP.
Mark Levin describes the “pockets of tyranny in our own country” and makes the case for why an Obama reelection would result in the destruction of the nation.
Within a year or two, the US government will instantly know everything about your body, clothes, and luggage with a new laser-based molecular scanner fired from 164 feet away. It detects traces of drugs or gun powder on your clothes to what you had for breakfast to the adrenaline level in your body—agents will be able to get any information they want without even touching you.
It’s real, it’s inspired by maple seeds, and the company behind it, Lockheed Martin, envisions a future in which swarms of the new drones can be deployed at a fraction of the cost and with greater capabilities than drones being used today by the military and other agencies.
USDA is targeting Spanish speakers with radio soap operas promoting food stamp usage as part of a stated mission to increase program participation. No English language equivalent is planned.
Pelosi, a constant critic of outsourcing and overseas investment, made up to $5 million last year in exclusively Asian investments according to her just-released House financial disclosures.
Suicide within the military has soared since 2005 as the military has waged two wars at once. New research shows that the top reason soldiers attempt suicide is “intense psychological suffering and pain.”
The Navy is rushing dozens of unmanned underwater craft to the Persian Gulf in a major military buildup. The tiny SeaFox submersibles each carry an underwater television camera, homing sonar and an explosive charge.
“This is a stunning and shocking comment by the president. It is disturbing to see him downplaying the threat posed to U.S. interests by a regime that openly wishes us ill,” Romney said in a statement. “President Obama’s remarks continue a pattern of weakness in his foreign policy, one that has emboldened adversaries and diminished U.S. influence.”
In a direct challenge to the US and other anti-Assad nations, Russia dispatched a flotilla of 11 warships to the eastern Mediterranean. It will be the largest display of Russian military power in the region since well before the Syrian conflict began almost 17 months ago.
Mosab Yousef, the son of a Hamas founder, argues that Islam is a religion of war and that following Muhammad inevitably leads to extremism and terror.
Obama expanded his lead over Romney to 6 percentage points in the White House race this month as voters became more optimistic about the economy, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.
The Obama administration is moving to shut down nine Border Patrol stations across four states, triggering a backlash from local law enforcement, members of Congress and Border Patrol agents themselves.