Democrats’ Energy ‘Innovation’ Plan a throwback to discredited policies

Democrats’ Energy ‘Innovation’ Plan a throwback to discredited policies

By David Williams / Taxpayers Protection Alliance Late last month, a group of leading Senate Democrats launched a new initiative that would overhaul the nation’s energy policies through a package of tax measures and, of course, a vast new program of government subsidies for pet clean energy technologies. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., described this legislative […]

Marriott To Acquire Rival Starwood For $12.2B

Marriott To Acquire Rival Starwood For $12.2B

  Marriott International Inc announced Monday that it will acquire rival Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc in a deal valued at $12.2 billion. The acquisition will create the world’s largest hotel company that would operate or franchise more than 5,500 hotels with 1.1 million rooms in over 100 countries across the globe, the companies […]

Credit card chip technology not more secure than magnetic stripes: FBI

Credit card chip technology not more secure than magnetic stripes: FBI

It’s the latest weapon to combat identity theft in the U.S., but according to the FBI, chip card technology is vulnerable, and a transaction security expert added that the new cards won’t do much to stop billions of dollars of credit card fraud over the next few years. “With technology advances and the significant increase […]

The corporate arbitration con

The corporate arbitration con

From ProRev Institute for Public Accuracy – The New York Times is publishing a series Beware the Fine Print, including, “Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice” and “In Arbitration, a ‘Privatization of the Justice System’.” The Times reports: “On Page 5 of a credit card contract used by American Express, beneath an explainer on […]

Let wind and solar energy subsidies expire

Let wind and solar energy subsidies expire

From NCPA Wind energy is doing very well…even though renewable sources of energy are still just a fraction of energy output in the United States with significant federal and state subsides. The success that some states have had with wind energy production is encouraging other states to expand their wind energy production offshore. However, offshore […]

Financial expert predicts Christmas economic collapse

Financial expert predicts Christmas economic collapse

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest He accurately predicted the Wall Street driven housing and financial collapses that kicked off the Great Recession from which many Americans still have yet to recover. That’s why you might want to pay attention to Peter Schiff’s warning about how the Fed will steal Christmas. According to Schiff, […]

How the internet is undermining global technocracy

How the internet is undermining global technocracy

The Daily Bell The Federal Reserve’s Shifting Makeup … The professional background of the Federal Reserve’s leadership has moved from one that was dominated by bankers to one that is heavily academic … Fed research economists are Ph.D.s by training who worked in the Fed’s economic research divisions and typically publish academic research; Fed administrators […]

Joe’s Crab Shack to eliminate tipping, raise menu prices

Joe’s Crab Shack to eliminate tipping, raise menu prices

Joe’s Crab Shack has announced plans to eliminate tipping at its more than 100 locations nationwide. Ray Blanchette, the CEO of parent company Ignite Restaurant Group, confirmed the plans, which is currently in place in 18 locations across the country, Forbes magazine reported. Mr. Blanchette said that since Joe’s Crab Shack employees will be paid […]

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