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Entries by Marcus Baram from 11/2009

Seven Percent Chance Of Another 9/11 In The Next Decade, Panel Tells Pentagon

Posted 11.04.2009 | World

The chance of another terror attack on the scale of 9/11 happening anywhere in the world is only 7 percent, according to a new report to the Pentagon ...

U.S. Imports Of Saudi Oil Fall By 50 Percent

Posted 11.04.2009 | Business
Read More: Business News

It's become conventional wisdom that the U.S. needs to reduce how much oil it imports from Saudi Arabia, in order to both improve our energy independe...

Dick Armey: I Don't Believe In "Death Panels" But If People Believe That, It's OK With Me

Posted 11.04.2009 | Politics

In a profile in the upcoming New York Times magazine, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey touts his role through his FreedomWorks group in waterin...

Kimberly Munley (PHOTO): The Hero Cop Who Ended The Fort Hood Rampage

Posted 11.06.2009 | Politics

Click here to read breaking news updates Kimberly Munley, the civilian police officer who confronted and shot the Fort Hood gunman, is being hailed a...

HuffPost's Real Misery Index: Nearly One In Six Americans Are Jobless Or Underemployed

Posted 11.09.2009 | Business

The rise in unemployment continues to devastate Americans, according to the latest update of the Huffington Post Real Misery Index. The index rose ...

Carrie Prejean Claims She Was Pressured To Get Boob Job, Is Pals With Sarah Palin

Posted 11.10.2009 | Entertainment

In her new book, "Still Standing," former Miss California Carrie Prejean claims that she was forced to get breast implants after being felt up by a pa...

Faith-Based Investors Target Members Of U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Posted 11.10.2009 | Politics

Prominent faith-based institutional investors are pressuring several of the Chamber of Commerce's biggest members -- including Merck, Walmart, McDonal...

TARP Fraud Probes Have Tripled Since April, Says Watchdog

Posted 11.13.2009 | Business

The watchdog charged with policing the massive government bailout says that he's conducting 65 investigations of possible fraud in the program, more t...

Sarah Palin "Going Rogue": The Wit & Wisdom (Or Lack Thereof)

Posted 11.14.2009 | Politics

Sarah Palin's soon-to-be-released Going Rogue, obtained by Huffington Post on Friday, consists mainly of her life story, her political philosophy, her...

"Going Rogue" Index (Unofficial)

Posted 11.17.2009 | Books

Sarah Palin's "Going Rogue" was published without an index -- the alphabetical list of subjects and their page numbers which usually accompanies any b...

Peter Galbraith, Former US Ambassador, Defends Himself Against Oil-Profiteering Charges, Slams NY Times Report

Posted 11.18.2009 | World

Former U.S. ambassador Peter Galbraith, the son of legendary economist John Kenneth Galbraith, could not have picked a worse time to give a lecture on...

Gore Vidal Knocks His Longtime Rival, Bill Buckley, During National Book Awards

Posted 11.19.2009 | Books

At Wednesday night's National Book Awards, honoree Gore Vidal got in one last dig at his arch-rival, conservative intellectual William F. Buckley, who...

Obama's Use Of 'Extraordinary' Is Getting Pretty Ordinary

Posted 11.25.2009 | Politics

Maybe someone should give President Obama a thesaurus for Christmas this year. The president is known for his way with words -- especially some of th...

The Next Credit Crisis Will Involve Private Equity, Says Author Josh Kosman

Posted 11.30.2009 | Business

As the nation struggles to endure the financial crisis -- with rising foreclosures and increased unemployment threatening to prolong the devastation -...

Natural Resources Defense Council Targeted By Environmental Activists

Posted 11.30.2009 | Green

November 30, 2009 - A phalanx of NYPD officers on foot and aboard several police vans surrounded the marchers as they walked up Sixth Avenue in the co...