By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The Senate on Wednesday approved President Obama's pick to lead the nation's Medicare agency, sending it a permanent leader for the first time in several years as the nation inches closer to sweeping health care reforms. Marilyn B. Tavenner enjoyed bipartisan support at the committee level before the full chamber voted, 91-7, to confirm her as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
It was sometime after the Senior Bowl when Eric Fisher realized he was going to be picked early in the NFL draft. He might even have a shot at being the first player selected.
I have long suspected that Tom Cruise was grown in a vat, and the evidence accumulates every day. There is the fact that he does not appear to have aged since roughly 1998. There is his magically thick head of hair, and his face full of laser-cut stubble, laid out with graph-paper precision. And then there is his new movie, "Oblivion," in which — well, I won't spoil anything.
Volkswagen's third-generation Beetle, the iconic VW ragtop is much like its predecessors — the type 15 from 1949 and the 2003 New Beetle Convertible — the curvaceous convertible offers the perfect combination of practicality and fun for four.
Toyota once again has dethroned General Motors as the world's top-selling automaker.
Technologies advanced as the solution to the purported global warming problem are catching fire -- just not in the way intended.
Subaru is recalling nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because lights beneath the doors can overheat and catch fire.
With a bump in the minimum wage to $9.19 an hour on Tuesday, high school student Miranda Olson will edge closer to her goal of purchasing that black Volkswagen Beetle she's been researching online.
The Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in the United States, performed poorly this year in a new crash test and failed to get the best safety rating from an insurance industry group.
To police and witnesses, Jacob Tyler Roberts was a gunman on a mission, shooting numerous rounds from a semiautomatic rifle as he stalked through a Portland mall, ultimately killing two people and seriously injuring another. To Roberts' shocked friends and family, he was just Jake, a happy, easygoing 22-year-old who liked video games and talked about moving to Hawaii.
The gunman who killed two people and himself in a shooting rampage at an Oregon mall was 22 years old and used a stolen rifle from someone he knew, authorities said Wednesday.
With EPA estimated fuel economy ratings of 48 mpg on the highway, 42 mpg in the city, and a combined rating of 45 mpg, the Jetta Hybrid becomes the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the Volkswagen lineup and the seventh model capable of more than 40 mpg on the highway. With sales of the Jetta Hybrid beginning later this month, Volkswagen will offer more products that achieve this benchmark fuel economy figure than any other automotive manufacturer in the United States.
A better economy and extra demand after superstorm Sandy lifted U.S. auto sales last month.
Uruguayans used to call their country the Switzerland of Latin America, but its faded gray capital seems a bit more like Amsterdam now that its congress has legalized abortion and is drawing up plans to sell government-grown marijuana.
When was the last time you were alone and unwired? Really, truly by yourself. Just you and your thoughts — no cellphone, no tablet, no laptop. Many of us crave that kind of solitude, though in an increasingly wired world, it's a rare commodity.