Labor Force Participation in 2013 Lowest in 35 Years

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. (AP) (CNSNews.com) – The average annual labor force participation rate hit a 35-year-low of 63.2 percent in the United States in 2013, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The last time the average annual labor force participation rate was that low was in in 1978, when it […]

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FLASHBACK: Putin Warns U.S. Not to Use Military Force in Syria

Troops in unmarked uniforms stand guard as they take control the Coast Guard offices in Balaklava on the outskirts of Sevastopol, Ukraine. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – As the Russian military are poised to launch a military operation in Ukraine, Putin’s Sept. 11, 2013 op-ed in The New York Times on the possible U.S.  military intervention […]

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Boxer: ‘Absolutely No Way We’re Going to Cut Spending’

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)  Penny Starr/CNSNews.com) (CNSNews.com) – While discussing federal spending and transportation funding last week, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said “there is absolutely no way we’re going to cut spending.” Boxer was discussing the Highway Trust Fund with members of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in Washington on Feb. […]

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Sharpton: $14 Million Wasted Investigating ‘Phony’ IRS Scandal

“PoliticsNation” host Rev. Al Sharpton (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation” host Rev. Al Sharpton on Thursday complained that the government wasted $14 million investigating what he called the “phony” IRS scandal, adding that despite over a dozen congressional hearings and hundreds of employees responding to the probe, the investigation “turned up nothing.” “Republicans in […]

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Surprise: Restaurants in Fla., Calif. Charge Customers for Obamacare

Some restaurants have made the decision to charge customers for Obamacare: Gator’s Dockside restaurants in Florida have added a 1% Affordable Care Act surcharge on their diners’ tabs, while at least one popular restaurant in Los Angeles has added a 3% charge to bills. Gator’s Restaurant Receipt Lists Obamacare Surcharge In Florida, The Gator Group […]

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DOJ to Spend $750K Training ‘High-Risk’ Inmates in Technology

In this Dec. 13, 2013 photo, a group of inmates at the Tennessee Prison for Women in Nashville, Tenn., walk across the prison yard to get dressed for their graduation ceremony. The women earned an associates degree through Lipscomb University in a program created just for them. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski) (CNSNews.com) – The Justice Department […]

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In Mississippi, 72% of the Babies Aborted Are Black

(AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Although whites outnumber blacks in Mississippi by nearly 2-to-1, 71.67% of the babies aborted in Mississippi are black, while 26.6% are white. Based on data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 39,052 black babies were killed by abortions in Mississippi between 1995 and 2010.  During that same […]

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Sebelius Dismisses 7M Sign-Up Goal for Obamacare

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (CNSNews.com) – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday dismissed the goal of 7 million Obamacare enrollees by the end of March as something that the Congressional Budget Office made up. However, that contradicts Sebelius’s own statement on national television in September that “success looks […]

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Limbaugh: ‘NFL Seen Now as Giant Propaganda Opportunity for the Left’

On Monday’s broadcast of his show, Limbaugh said he once thought liberals wanted to eliminate football–but, today he thinks that the “NFL is seen now as a giant propaganda opportunity for the Left.” “We’re not talking about football. We’re talking about policing speech and dictating behavior. I, at one time… I’m gonna modify a prediction. […]

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CNN Ending Piers Morgan’s Struggling Talk Show

FILE – In this May 7, 2013, file photo, honoree Piers Morgan poses at the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Los Angeles Gala at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. CNN said Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, that the prime-time talk show “Piers Morgan Live” is coming to an end and that the […]

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