Chris Mullins
Chris Mullins
July 31, 2013

JPMorgan Pays Huge Fine After Manipulating Electricity Prices

Amid a summer of banking scandals, the latest to emerge implicates JPMorgan Chase in manipulating the California energy markets, and robbing consumers of $125 million.

July 24, 2013

Bob McDonnell Admits Perhaps He Shouldn't Have Taken Gifts From a Rich CEO

While willing to apologize for his actions, McDonnell has not pushed the legislature to strengthen Virginia's weak ethics laws.
June 26, 2013

Voting Rights Act Decision: Supreme Court Takes Its First Victims in Texas

Less than two hours after the Supreme Court rendered the Voting Rights Act unenforceable, the state of Texas implemented discriminatory policies — policies previously held back by the VRA.
June 19, 2013

Minimum Wage Increase: Bush Did It, So Why Can't Obama?

With the value of the minimum wage at historic lows, the debate to raise it is heating up. Washington may paint the issue in black and white, but economists use a different palette.
June 5, 2013

Glenn Beck Has a Conversation With Himself On Air Because No One Else Will

Beck had an "interesting" conversation with himself to both satirize the administration and continue to cast aspersions on the White House's involvement with the IRS scandal.
May 22, 2013

CNN Reporter Rips Into A State Representative Thinking He's a Congressman

CNN's descent into disappointment continues, as correspondent Chris Cuomo calls out a state representative under the mistaken impression the individual was a congressional representative.

May 20, 2013

5 Takeaways From the Benghazi Emails That Show There Was No Conspiracy

Now that the emails are out, let's put the 'scandal' to rest.
May 15, 2013

Tesla: North Carolina Hustles to Keep Electric Cars Off the Market

The North Carolina Automobile Dealership is seeking to monopolize its control of the state's automobile market by legislating away direct-to-consumer competitors, such as Tesla.
May 8, 2013

Immigration 2013: Mark Zuckerberg's PAC Pursues Reform At All Costs

What are the intentions of Zuckerberg's controversial PAC, A quick review suggests that most likely, it's political money at its smartest, and American politics at its most cynical.
May 2, 2013

Jeb Hensarling: Congressional Overseer Of Banks Takes Vacation With Bank Reps

Newly minted chair of the House Financial Services Committee, representative Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), joined banking lobbyists for a posh ski vacation and fundraiser.
April 24, 2013

Bush Approval Rating is Now 47%: Remember When It Was Just 25%?

There's a saying in Texas — or maybe it's Tennessee — and it goes, "Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me."

April 17, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombings: Are We Still Safe? Have We Ever Been?

With the tragic bombing of the Boston Marathon, many Americans find themselves feeling vulnerable just as the War on Terror has begun to wind down. Many are wondering, when will we be safe?
April 11, 2013

Fox News' 'Hannity' Pannel On Black Conservatives Goes Bad

A group of black conservatives told Fox News' Hannity what it feels like being 'a minority within a minority.' But are their accusations, that liberals think they own black America, fair?