23 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
We're serving up another round of our weekly charts. Since a picture can be worth 1,000 words, I try to zip my lips and let some carefully selected graphics convey a few critical investing and economic insights.
Yesterday | Security Systems News
The Security Industry Association has expanded its fight for school security funding, taking the issue to the House and asking the Senate to consider a stand-alone bill after grant money was denied during the debate over gun control.
Friday | The Car Connection
Richard Read covers technology, social media, advertising, legal issues, and other auto industry topics for High Gear Media.
Friday | The Heartland Institute
Not 24 hours passed from the time a devastating tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, killing at least 24 people including eight children, until shameless global warming activists in Congress began exploiting the grief and pain of a devastated community to tell an idiotic tale of global warming causing tornadoes.
Friday | The American Spectator
Republicans' capacity for destruction seems to rank up there with Mother Nature's in the eyes of some Senate liberals.
Friday | Houston Press
In the wake of the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion, the folks over at the Chemical Safety Board got their team together and headed to Texas to start the process of sifting through the massive pile of rubble at the blast site to try and figure out what actually happened on April 17 when the fertilizer explosion killed 15 and injured more than ... (more)
Friday | MotherJones
If Rep. Ed Markey wins the special election to become Massachusetts' junior US senator next month, it'll have at least one unintended consequence: A potentially ugly fight between two progressive Democrats for Markey's seat as the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee.
Friday | FiveThirtyEight
It's great to see the Union of Concerned Scientists offering nonpartisan criticism of elected officials for distorting - in both directions - what's known about the role of human-driven global warming on several fronts, from tornado ferocity to hurricane losses.
Since introducing the Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st, Senator Warren has received an outpouring of support from students and their families, colleges and universities, and independent groups.
A California senator on Thursday called on the country's top nuclear watchdog to complete all investigations surrounding the crippled San Onofre nuclear plant before the agency decides whether one of the reactors is safe to operate.
Out of great challenges come even greater opportunities to lead. The recent survey revealing 26,000 military members experienced unwanted sexual contact last year is one tragic example of this truth.
May 23 - Sen. Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, today introduced legislation to reauthorize and strengthen the Older Americans Act which supports Meals on Wheels and other critical programs for seniors.
It would sure be nice to know what exactly caused a fertilizer plant to explode in Texas last month, killing 14 people - especially given that 800,000 Americans live near similar facilities.
May 22 - Sen. Bernie Sanders today introduced legislation that would ban bankers from sitting on the boards of directors for 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks that regulate the financial industry.
U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., announced a "huge breakthrough" bill proposal with large bipartisan support on Wednesday to update the nation's chemical safety laws for the first time in decades.
Lawmakers long intent on increasing the regulation of genetically engineered food are turning to the farm bill as a potential vehicle for the effort.
Sen. Barbara Boxer took to the Senate floor and invoked the Oklahoma tornadoes in her speech on global warming.