With oil production from the Bakken formation in North Dakota now exceeding one million barrels a day and the Eagle Ford and Permian Basin oil fields in Texas producing more than three million barrels per day, prices for crude are dropping worldwide and pushing gasoline prices down along with them.
The NSA and the National Director of Intelligence have consistently denied they listen to the content of Americans' telephone calls, but the history of the intelligence agency's claims about the scope of its spying on Americans is one of lies and more lies.
There are many lessons to be learned in the International Monetary Fund report claiming China's economy has surpassed that of the United States. First, not every number is to be believed. Second, not all numbers were considered.
In a speech delivered October 9 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson played up the recent decline in unaccompanied minors illegally crossing our southern border, stating that “illegal migration by unaccompanied kids turned the corner, and it’s now in fact at its lowest number since January 2013.”