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EPA Refuses to Pay $1.2 billion in Damages Over Toxic Spill

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency said it will not repay over $1.2 billion for economic damages it caused as the result of the toxic Gold King Mine waste spill it accidentally triggered in Colorado last year, citing the Federal Tort Claims Act as the basis for its decision.

LAKE MEAD NRA, NV - MAY 13: A tractor tire sits in the waters of Lake Mead near Boulder Beach on May 13, 2015 in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. As severe drought grips parts of the Western United States, Lake Mead, which was once the largest reservoir in …

Lake Mead’s Low Levels Wrongly Blamed on Climate Change

Whenever there is a new record set, whether rain, hurricane, drought, etc., those in the climate change alarmist camp seem to be quick to point to global warming as the cause and make more dire predictions regarding the future.

Read: Jeanne Shaheen-IRS Memos on Conservative Group Targeting

Read: Jeanne Shaheen-IRS Memos on Conservative Group Targeting

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — The IRS memos to and from incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) indicate she was involved in the actual investigative activities targeting Tea Partiers.  The memos, obtained by Breitbart News and published here, show a series

Reid's Grip On Power Hangs On Democratic Aristocracy

Reid's Grip On Power Hangs On Democratic Aristocracy

Control of the US Senate largely hinges on the outcome of election in 12 states. In half of these contests, the Democrat candidate is the scion of rich political legacies. In their own way, these contests will test the proposition

Thought of the Day: Three Commencement Speeches

Thought of the Day: Three Commencement Speeches

Thousands of graduation speeches have been held or will be held during ceremonies at the nation’s 7,000 colleges and universities this spring. Some of those speeches delivered were inspiring, most were repetitions of trite sentiments, and a few were simply

Senators Demand Answers of Clapper on NSA Domestic Surveillance

A bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter yesterday to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asking for answers about domestic surveillance programs.   Of particular concern was “business records” provision of the PATRIOT Act being reinterpreted to “allow the

10 Questions Obama Must Answer on IRS Scandal

10 Questions Obama Must Answer on IRS Scandal

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama said Treasury Secretary Jack Lew asked for and accepted the resignation of the acting Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Steven T. Miller. However, Miller’s  term as acting IRS Commissioner was up in a couple of

Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal Rated Most Liberal Senator

Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal Rated Most Liberal Senator

The National Journal‘s rankings of the most liberal U.S. representatives reveals that Connecticut’s Sen. Richard Blumenthal is the most liberal Senator, while Connecticut’s all-Democrat congressional delegation is the fourth most liberal in the country. Blumenthal tied with Sen. Tom Udall