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Fairfax County seeks to ban large gatherings at private homes

 
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Fairfax County seeks to ban large gatherings at private homes

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will soon consider a proposal that would ban large gatherings in private homes in Virginia’s largest county. From Watchdog: A plan to ban “frequent and large gatherings at neighborhood homes” is a lawsuit waiting to happen, a Fairfax County supervisor predicts. Officials will get an idea Wednesday when public-comment hearings […]


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EPA pays out nearly $500K in unauthorized bonuses

According to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency Inspector General, the EPA gave out  $481,819 in unauthorized bonuses between 2006 and 2013. From Fox News: An Inspector General (IG) investigation found that 11 EPA employees received $481,819 in unauthorized retention bonuses between 2006 and 2013. The bonuses are meant to incentivize employees who receive […]


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800,000 people leave workforce in April

The unemployment rate for April plunged to 6.3 percent after 800,000 people left the labor force. The government defines the unemployment rate as the number of people actively looking for work divided by the labor force (those currently working + those actively looking for work). From Bloomberg: The drop in the unemployment rate from March’s […]


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Ron Paul at The Independent Institute

Dr. Paul’s speech begins at 9:55


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Tech giants defy feds, notify users of data demands

It appears tech giants will no longer comply with the government’s demand that they hand over users’ data without telling them. Major U.S. technology companies have largely ended the practice of quietly complying with investigators’ demands for e-mail records and other online data, saying that users have a right to know in advance when their […]


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