| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:59 AM
This is in response to the Feb. 21 letter to the H.B. Independent ("Affordability is essential to higher education") in which two well-meaning Cal State Long Beach students suggest President Barack Obama intervene to lower college costs.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore, now the senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has emerged as the leader and spokesman against what President Barack Obama calls "phony scandals." The committee's chairman, Republican...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision.
Barack Obama used a recess appointment to make...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Peter Jensen's editorial on conservatives' attitude toward environmental protection is misleading ("Don't save the planet," May 4).
The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, stressed the importance of the marketing...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Tesla Motors shares are trading at about $90 and could easily top $100, buoyed by its ability to tap capital markets for about $1 billion through its announced sale of stock and convertible notes.
It is an impressive performance that will help the...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:45 AM
There’s a familiar template for the “scandals” that have so far “plagued” the Obama administration, in that they are all, for the most part, total bullshit and/or unfortunate events in the vast federal bureaucracy that have...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Toyota Prius hybrid was the bestselling vehicle in California during the first quarter of this year, narrowly outpacing Honda’s redesigned Accord sedan.
Toyota posted sales of 15,661 of the hybrids, leading the Accord’s sales of 15,369...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:03 PM
"It's not true that life is one damn thing after another — it's one damn thing over and over."
— Edna St. Vincent Millay
Liberals' love of recycling extends to their ideas, one of which illustrates the miniaturization of Barack Obama's...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Max Borders at The Freeman has very enlightening piece on why progressive media outlets have gone on the offensive against libertarians.
Borders writes: Let’s get to the heart of the matter: Progressives are afraid. Just when they seized the ring,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said that if asked, he will appear before a Congressional panel investigating the now-bankrupt solar power firm Solyndra.
“Listen, if I’m called I’ll testify,” Emanuel said during an unrelated news...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday urged Republicans running for president to do more to encourage investment in renewable energy, and pledged to be a "cheerleader" for the issue.
The former California governor was honored in Washington on Monday night as...