Report: Deficit Will Be Much Higher Than Initially Projected For 2016

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Capitol Dome Shutterstock/Copyright: gary718

‘Reading these CBO economic outlook reports remind me of the movie ‘Groundhog Day.”

Report: National Debt Well On Its Way To Reaching Historic High

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Capitol Dome Shutterstock/Copyright: gary718

‘Poses substantial risks for the nation’

Fracking Is Coming To Britain, Over The Screaming Objections Of Greens

Energy | Andrew Follett
London, UK. 7th March 2015. EDITORIAL -Time To Act - Campaign for climate change protesters march through the streets of central London, to urge strong action at the Paris climate conference talks. (John Gomez / Shutterstock)

Studies have shown that major environmental objections to fracking aren’t substantive.

Europe's Ethanol Regs Are INCREASING Global Warming

Energy | Andrew Follett
A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10% ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario, April 11, 2008. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

CO2 emissions going up by almost 4 percent

Report: Taxing The Rich Won't Fix Income Inequality

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
People count money (REUTERS/Andrew Kelly)

‘In addition to better health, poor people today have more, better, and cheaper consumer goods’

UK Approves First Fracking Permit In Western Europe Since 2011

Energy | Andrew Follett
A shale gas fracking facility run by Poland's PKN Orlen company is seen on the outskirts of the village of Uscimow, south eastern-Poland, June 15, 2013. Hopes that Poland could lead a U.S.-style shale gas boom in Europe are fading fast as energy companies say red tape is delaying commercial output and Warsaw's draft proposals to cut bureaucracy do not go nearly far enough. Picture taken June 15, 2013. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

Could create an estimated 74,000 new jobs and safeguard another 100,000

Forcing Women To Sign Up For The Draft Will Save Gov't Money

US | Jonah Bennett
Female Soldier (Shutterstock)

‘Limits on eligibility for certain federal benefits that currently apply to men also would apply to women’

CBO: Increasing Minimum Wage Partially To Blame For Dismal Youth Employment

US | Connor D. Wolf
A job fair sponsored by employment website (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘Higher minimum wages may also have increased joblessness among young men’

Government Spent Billions Turning 45% Of American Corn Into Ethanol

Energy | Andrew Follett
Corn generated ethanol biofuel with test tubes on white background.

America’s ethanol mandates costs motorists $10 billion annually in additional fuel costs

Cuomo Demands Wage Equality, Except For These Guys

Business | Connor D. Wolf

‘I believe we have to make a special modification for the agriculture industry because the rules are different there’

GOP Congresswoman Introduces Bill To End 'Zombie Programs'

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

Feeding off government funds

America Is Off Foreign Oil, No Thanks To Costly Ethanol

Energy | Andrew Follett
A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10% ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario, April 11, 2008. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

The amount of corn used to produce ethanol exceeded the entire corn consumption of Africa or any other single country in the world except China.

New York Times Gets High Praise For Minimum Wage Support

Business | Connor D. Wolf

‘Working people applaud the New York Times editorial board’

Unions Can't Stop Squabbling Over Bernie And Hillary

Elections | Connor D. Wolf
Bernie Sanders speaks directly to Hillary Clinton. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘Members have also successfully brought forward resolutions of support for Sanders’

Union Flyer Touting Clinton's Fight For $15 Support Ignores Critical Detail

Elections | Connor D. Wolf
Hillary Clinton, MSNBC Democratic Town Hall, screen shot MSNBC

‘Hillary Clinton will fight, deliver and win a better future for working families’

How Tinder Is Helping People Spread The Bern

Elections | Connor D. Wolf
A man poses with an iPhone that displays the United Nations University Jargon Buster App in this photo illustration in the Manhattan borough of New York, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

‘I didn’t expect it to takeoff the way it did’

Bernie Sanders: $15 Minimum Wage Will Increase Prices

Elections | Connor D. Wolf
Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) finishes greeting supporters following a packed town meeting at the South Church May 27, 2015 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘The truth is yes, you may end up paying a few cents more’

$15 Minimum Wage Pits The New York Times Against Clinton

Elections | Connor D. Wolf
Bernie Sanders speaks directly to Hillary Clinton. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘Her minimum-wage proposal is also inconsistent with her larger agenda to increase middle-class wages’

Every American Family Owes $152K To Pay Off National Debt

US | Richard Pollock
Two transparency groups are urging the Office of Management and Budget to curb earmarking by enforcing an existing executive order. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘That is debt you owe just as surely as if it appeared on your credit card statement this month’

Trump Says Cruz Will 'Destroy' Iowa's Ethanol Business

Energy | Andrew Follett
Buttons and signs supporting caucusing for ethanol and the renewable fuel standard at the 10th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit in Altoona, Iowa, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

‘He will destroy your ethanol business 100 percent’