The last standing primary lead smelter in the United States will be closing in December — thanks to the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s continuing war on American industry. As a consequence, the costs of batteries, ammunition, and hundreds of other lead-dependent products will climb.
A dozen public opinion polls and two studies by conservative think tanks show that more and more Americans think the country is headed in the wrong direction.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) quietly lifted its restriction on processed poultry (such as chicken and turkey) from Communist China into the United States.
Another report on unemployment, another slight uptick. But the numbers don't reflect reality, nor do they portend a stronger economy in the future.
Despite surges in revenue and a catalog of new vehicles from the U.S. auto industry, taxpayers are still suffering from the auto bailouts.
Detroit's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr gave just two options to those creditors gathered in downtown Detroit on Friday: Go along with my proposal now, and you'll get the best deal you can. Don't, and you'll get less, it'll cost more, and it will take longer.
The confluence of numerous factors in both Texas and North Dakota is working to help the United States wean itself from dependence on foreign oil, including low taxes, improved technology, and enforced private property rights.
Calls to privatize government agencies like the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are likely to fall on deaf ears until the government runs out of money.