Published October 22, 2012
Already among the most taxed in the nation, Californians will have to pay even more if Gov. Jerry Brown gets his way. Faced with a $16 billion deficit, Brown is pushing a ballot measure that would increase taxes by up to 30 percent on those earning more than $300,000.
Published September 11, 2012
Dozens of senior-level U.S. government officials turned a blind eye to public safety as they pursued an ill-conceived and poorly managed investigation into gun trafficking in Mexico, according to a long-awaited inspector general's report on Operation Fast and Furious.
Published August 23, 2012
Sen. Charles Grassley and Rep. Darrel Issa, the two Republicans leading the charge against Holder on Capitol Hill, claimed in a letter Tuesday that ATF Assistant Deputy Director Bill McMahon has received a leave of absence allowing him to pull down two salaries.
Published August 20, 2012
Contrary to what voters were led to believe, California took the unprecedented step this month to give banks and struggling homeowners up to $100,000 in taxpayer funds to reduce underwater mortgages.
Published August 13, 2012
Long after they were ordered out of the country, thousands of criminal aliens from places like China, Cuba, Vietnam and Pakistan remain free in the United States to commit new crimes because their home countries refuse to take them back.
Published August 08, 2012
Disneyland and two pro sports teams call Anaheim home, but in the wake of five fatal police shootings this year, this Southern California city is not the happiest place on earth.
Published July 24, 2012
The self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" took the stand Tuesday in the class-action lawsuit against him and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department, defending his department's policies as part of "crime suppression."
Published July 18, 2012
A conservative group is offering a $100,000 reward to anyone who can show senior White House officials knew about the controversial tactics used in Operation Fast and Furious, the government-sponsored program that knowingly sent guns to Mexican cartels.
Published July 12, 2012
The measure would impose a tiny three-hundredths-of-a-penny tax on financial trades, which supporters say would cost the average investor just $1 per year but could raise up to $35 billion annually from the high-stakes, high-volume high-speed computer trades critics claim increase market volatility.
Published June 18, 2012
More than a year after ATF Special Agent John Dodson first blew the whistle on the scandal known as Operation Fast and Furious, Dodson says he is "disheartened and disappointed" by the congressional investigation and Attorney General Eric Holder’s handling of the botched gunrunning probe.