G20 Wraps Up With Agreements On Tax Avoidence, Climate & Energy Policy, Infrastructure & Economy Goals. ~By John Hamilton

G20 Wraps Up With Agreements On Tax Avoidence, Climate & Energy Policy, Infrastructure & Economy Goals. ~By John Hamilton

Brisbane, AU…The G20 meetings have wrapped up and the world leaders representing 85-90% of the world’s economic output are jetting home. Since official communication has to be vetted by many parties the releases on various topics will always be quite bland from summits such as this. Behind the wording of the beige pronouncements was real […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. Over the past year, more than 10 million Americans have gained the financial security and peace of mind that comes with health insurance. More than seven million people enrolled in affordable coverage by visiting HealthCare.gov, or going to the marketplace in their state. On average, they’re paying just $82 a month for […]

Postal Service to deliver packages seven days a week during holidays

Postal Service to deliver packages seven days a week during holidays

Washington, DC…The Postal Service kicked off the holiday shipping season today by announcing that it will be delivering packages seven days a week in major cities and high volume areas starting Nov. 17 through Christmas Day in response to expected double-digit package volume growth. smiles“The Postal Service will be out making deliveries every single day […]

Hunt Is Over For Alleged Killer Of Pennsylvania Trooper

Hunt Is Over For Alleged Killer Of Pennsylvania Trooper

Tannersville, PA…The alleged shooter of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers has been taken into custody, Pennsylvania State Police confirmed today. Eric Matthew Frein, 31, who was added last month to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, faces state charges of homicide, homicide of a law enforcement officer, and attempted murder, as well as a […]

San Francisco Giants Add 2014 Series title to ’10, ’12 MadBum, Affeldt Star In Relief As SF First Since ’79 To Win Road Game 7 ~ By Chris Haft / MLB.com

San Francisco Giants Add 2014 Series title to ’10, ’12 MadBum, Affeldt Star In Relief As SF First Since ’79 To Win Road Game 7 ~ By Chris Haft / MLB.com

Kansas City, MO… The names roll smoothly off the tongue, for they have become legendary. Willie Mays. Willie McCovey. Barry Bonds. Juan Marichal. Christy Mathewson. Carl Hubbell. Mel Ott. Each occupies a hallowed spot in the pantheon of Giants franchise greats. Add another to this distinguished group: Madison Bumgarner. The 25-year-old left-hander joined this distinguished […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Focused on the Fight Against Ebola

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Focused on the Fight Against Ebola

Washington, DC…Hi everybody, this week, we remained focused on our fight against Ebola. In Dallas, dozens of family, friends and others who had been in close contact with the first patient, Mr. Duncan, were declared free of Ebola—a reminder that this disease is actually very hard to catch. Across Dallas, others being monitored—including health care […]

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Statement After Today’s Terrorist Attack

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Statement After Today’s Terrorist Attack

Ottawa, Ontario…22 October 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks: “My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil. “Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of […]

Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance

Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance

Washington, DC…Ladies and gentlemen, this is Joe Biden, I’m filling in for President Obama, while he addresses the NATO summit in Wales. When the President and I took office in January of 2009, this nation was in the midst of the greatest economic crisis since the great depression. Our economy had plummeted at a rate […]