Pew Study Finds States Face $2.73 Trillion Bill for Retiree BenefitsDec 18, 2007
States have promised at least $2.73 trillion in pension, health care and other retirement benefits for public employees over the next three decades, according to a report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Center on the States.
Reform Media and Transform Democracy Up-to-date newsDec 5, 2007
Our current media system is the result of explicit government policies that are drafted by special interests behind closed doors in Washington, and serving private investors first and foremost, not public citizens.
Ending Homelessness Among VeteransNov 9, 2007
Report finds 195,827 veterans were homeless in January 2006 and an estimated 495,400 were homeless over the course of the year. Missouri ranks high among all states.
New York Times - Breaking News, World News and MultimediaOct 31, 2007
New York Times - Breaking News, World News and Multimedia
New York Times National NewsOct 31, 2007
New York Times National News
Alabama execution set for tomorrow despite lack of DNA testingSep 26, 2007
Less than two months ago, Darrell Grayson was executed after Riley refused to step in and allow DNA testing that could have proven Grayson’s guilt or innocence.
I'm from the government, therefore I am smarter than youSep 8, 2007
Department of justice bends to big telecoms' greed.
Home foreclosures in U.S. jump 93%Aug 22, 2007
There were 179,599 foreclsoures in the month, 93% more than July last year.
Law Firm teaches how to avoid hiring AmericansJun 26, 2007
What started as a simple marketing video for Downtown law firm Cohen & Grigsby has resulted in an Internet firestorm encompassing tens of thousands of YouTube viewers, Lou Dobbs and the U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Where's the fence?Jun 18, 2007
Last year, Congress and the President promised 700 miles of fence. Now, with almost no progress on the fence, they are pushing ahead with amnesty. Let’s face it -- we’ve been conned. Senator McCain's comments tell us nothing.
How Does Your City's Charitable Community Stack Up?Jun 4, 2007
Charity Navigator compared the median performance and size of the largest nonprofits in the 30 largest metropolitan markets. Kansas City was 29th.
36 Million Licensed Americans Unfit To DriveMay 25, 2007
Results from the 2007 GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test indicate that one in six drivers on the road -- roughly 36 million licensed Americans -- would not pass their written DMV exam if taken today.
NumbersUSA Condemns Senate-White House Immigration AgreementMay 18, 2007
The proposal will bring about another flood of illegal immigration as it has the same basic elements of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act: enhanced enforcement, legal immigration increases, guestworkers, and amnesties.
Bill Moyers JournalApr 26, 2007
The series will attempt to provide the high quality public service journalism for which Moyers and his colleagues have been identified for almost four decades.
The Airwaves Belong to Us AllApr 24, 2007
Three years ago, a majority at the FCC voted — over the strong objections of my colleague Jonathan Adelstein and me — to scrap many of the ownership limits. They did so without seeking the input of the American people.
The Video Game Violence MythApr 20, 2007
THIS PAST MONDAY bore witness to a horrific event, when a Virginia Tech student killed more than 30 other students and professors.
The gutless wonders who run and own "Big Media" and "Us"Apr 16, 2007
Check out these videos of Bill O'Reilly and Don Imus.
We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us.