Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray answered tough questions from lawmakers earlier today about the organization’s data collection and office renovation. The office renovation is projected to cost $184 million dollars. There was a particularly testy exchange between Cordray and Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling (R., Texas). From the Free […]
That’s the question currently being asked Europe’s highest court in a lawsuit over whether employees can legally discriminate against obese employees. From Reason: The case comes to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) from Denmark, where 350-pound child caretaker Karsten Kaltoft says he was fired from his position for being too fat. Kaltoft’s employer, Billund Kommune, said […]
Consumer prices are up sharply in May as the Federal Reserve continues to pump money into the economy with no end in sight. From USA Today: Consumer prices last month posted their sharpest increase in 15 months as inflation continued a recent acceleration from unusually low levels. The rise in prices was broad-based, with food, […]
Actor Verne Troyer, most famous for his role of Mini Me in the Austin Powers series, got up close and personal with the TSA at Los Angeles International Airport the other day, posting this picture on his twitter account: Can we stop pretending this is making us safer yet? Sign Campaign for Liberty’s petition […]
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