As financial crises around the world contribute to a growing uncertainty about the global economy, many investors and ordinary citizens are turning to an online currency, bitcoin, to protect their funds. And with more than $1 billion now in circulation, this esoteric monetary system has exceeded the values of 20 national currencies.
Constantly belittling your boss on Twitter? Well, there’s an app for that — or more specifically, an app that can save you from getting fired for your tweets.
In honor of Twitter’s seventh birthday, Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) offered to fly a flag over the U.S. Capitol in the name of his 10,000th follower — and the winner is Red Alert Politics‘ own associate editor, Sarah Muro!
President Obama’s star power just got a big boost as wealthy billionaire Bill Gates recently claimed that on some days, he wished President Obama had “more power.”
It’s a good thing CNN host Piers Morgan can’t vote in the United States.
This afternoon the talk show host took his support of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his attempted soda ban a step further, suggesting on his twitter that the nanny city mayor would make a great U.S. President.
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Humans Services (HHS) has created her own Twitter account @Sebelius just in time for Obamacare’s third anniversary on Tuesday.