Ten years ago Katharine Gun leaked a secret email from the U.S. National Security Agency ordering her and others in her section at the U.K.'s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to spy on diplomats resisting efforts to support a UN resolution in favor of an attack on Iraq. It cost her her job and her career but nearly averted the Iraq War.
In a magnificent gesture a gun accessories manufacturer near Boulder, Colorado, has vowed to move out of the state if the legislature passes a bill restricting magazine capacities, while in the meantime initiating its "Boulder Airlift" to "bring much-needed supplies to freedom-loving residents trapped inside occupied territory."
The Maryland Senate passed Governor Martin O'Malley's signature legislation, a highly restrictive gun control bill, that may be not so much about decreasing crime and more about enhancing O'Mallley's political career.
The pushback against a national registry of law-abiding gun owners appears to be more than sufficient to kill any such legislation from being enacted, at least for the time being.
The Wall Street Journal's conclusion that Walmart's slow start at the beginning of the year was a harbinger for the balance of 2013 has just been proven premature by Walmart's remarkable year-end financial results.
On the first anniversary of the shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin by Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, there remain many unanswered questions — to be answered in the next few months.
The greatly delayed and infinitesimally small credit rating downgrade of the U.K.'s debt by Moody's Investors Service caused nary a ripple in bond markets, as Britain's welfare state continues to rack up unsustainable debts.
The price of gasoline, according to the Energy Information Administration, may fall in the near future, but will likely rise again and continue to stay high for a number of reasons.
In its transition from print to digital the New York Times continues to shed assets. It wants to unload the Boston Globe and its related businesses, but it will be lucky to get $200 million for the package it bought in 1993 for $1.1 billion.
The successful passing of four gun control bills by the Colorado House of Representatives is only the first of an avalanche of progressive legislation that is coming from successful implementation of the political strategy called the Colorado Model, designed to turn red states blue.