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[World] Shot Through the Heart: Jon Bon Jovi Compares the Music Monopolies to Big Tech, Steps Up for Songwriters Published:8/4/2020 7:56:35 PM
[World] The 'debate about the presidential debates' was created by Democrats

There’s a debate raging right now about the presidential debates: Will they happen this time around?

Without further ado: The debates will happen. They always have. They will this time, too.

But that’s never the point in the silly city that is Washington, D.C. What’s important is the kabuki theater ... Published:8/4/2020 5:29:37 PM

[World] The Tell: How one small group of traders ‘made more money than they could have dreamed of’ — and in a single day When crude prices plunged into negative territory for the first time ever back in April, one thing was clear: There were some serious losers — and winners — in the oil pits. Now, Bloomberg News has identified a remarkable example of the latter.
Published:8/4/2020 4:51:50 PM
[World] NewsWatch: Disney loses nearly $5 billion in three months as pandemic wreaks havoc on business Walt Disney Co. reported a quarterly loss of nearly $5 billion Tuesday due to a pandemic that has all but paralyzed its theme parks, live productions and cruise line.
Published:8/4/2020 4:02:19 PM
[World] U.S. and allies must confront China's quest for world domination

Here are things that have happened, so far, in 2020. The Earth recorded its hottest January ever. Australia burned. A pandemic killed more than half a million people and left their funerals unattended. Tens of millions of people, perhaps the largest social movement in U.S. history, took to the streets ... Published:8/4/2020 3:23:03 PM

[World] Disney loses nearly $5 billion in three months as pandemic wreaks havoc on business Walt Disney Co. shares toppled 2% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the media empire reported a quarterly loss of nearly $5 billion during a pandemic that has all but paralyzed its theme parks, live productions and cruise line.
Published:8/4/2020 3:23:02 PM
[World] Why Libya deserves better from the U.S. and the world

Over the past nine years, the world has failed to deal effectively and humanely with any of Libya’s geopolitical challenges.

The primary contributing factor for this failure is that following the fall of Moammar Gadhafi, Libya has become a hotbed of many global intelligence agencies. These can be roughly divided ... Published:8/4/2020 2:31:49 PM

[World] Americans will bear the full cost of the nearly ready COVID-19 vaccine

As readers of this column have noted, I am a reluctant advocate of masks to deal with the pandemic. Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has now spoken out favorably and cogently about wearing masks. Thus I, having considered all the alternatives, have ... Published:8/4/2020 1:22:41 PM

[World] The Ratings Game: AMD eyes $100 billion market cap as more analysts see market share grab from Intel Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s stock soars to fresh records Tuesday after another analyst hikes his price target on the chip company, driving it to a market cap in excess of $100 billion.
Published:8/4/2020 1:22:41 PM
[World] Trump in WHO-ville: America Should Stay to Counter Chinese Manipulation

The WHO is complicit in China's coronavirus lies. But that doesn't mean we should abandon it.

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Published:8/4/2020 12:24:42 PM
[World] World Facing a 'Generational Catastrophe' as 1 Billion Kids Missing School Published:8/4/2020 10:50:20 AM
[World] UN Report: North Korea Has Miniaturized Nukes to Fit on Missiles Published:8/4/2020 8:52:03 AM
[World] White House Mulls Executive Orders as Pandemic Aid Bill Remains Stuck in Congress Published:8/4/2020 8:19:35 AM
[World] Futures Movers: Oil prices slip as coronavirus cases continue rise Oil futures trade lower Tuesday, sinking as a rise in COVID-19 cases renews worries about global economic activity.
Published:8/4/2020 7:51:11 AM
[World] Americans' crazy fight for the basic right to work

The Declaration of Independence promises citizens life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and that's pretty much what many in America are doing each day as they head to work — exercising their rights to provide for self and family, for both needs and wants, absent the heavy-handed nanny-like help ... Published:8/4/2020 4:19:09 AM

[World] : ‘We do not want to return to a time when parents had to worry their infant could die of meningitis’: Some kids still await routine vaccinations during COVID ‘We do not want to return to a time when parents had to worry their infant could die of meningitis — especially when we have a vaccine to prevent it.’
Published:8/4/2020 4:19:09 AM
[World] As MLB Restarts, Minor League Baseball Survives and Waits Its Turn Published:8/3/2020 11:22:51 PM
[World] Joe Biden is Not a Nice Guy

A look at his first presidential campaign demolishes the facade of decency he's built up in recent years.

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Published:8/3/2020 11:22:51 PM
[World] People live longer in blue states than red; new study points to impact of state policies

A new study traces how the policies adopted by Democratic and Republican states over the last several decades have helped widen the gap in life expectancy.

Published:8/3/2020 11:22:51 PM
[World] Key messages, messengers of Get Your Knee Off Our Necks Rally

If you're keeping even the mildest interest in disruptions these days, weeks and months since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, then you probably know that the Get Your Knee Off Our Necks Rally is scheduled for Aug. 28, the 57th anniversary of the peacefully successful March on Washington for Jobs and ... Published:8/3/2020 7:23:15 PM

[World] Murder Increases In 36 of 50 Cities -- And This City Surprisingly Leads the Way Published:8/3/2020 5:19:52 PM
[World] How Navy could turn USS Bonhomme Richard catastrophe to its advantage

On July 12, an explosion rocked the USS Bonhomme Richard, touching off a fire that raged for four days, gutting the amphibious assault ship. It was a catastrophe, but one the Navy may be able to turn to its advantage.

Replacing the ship would cost the Navy billions. But for ... Published:8/3/2020 5:19:51 PM

[World] California donors spend $38 million trying to tilt Senate races around the country

Californian donors are spending tens of millions on other states' Senate races, including Mitch McConnell's, Susan Collins' and Lindsey Graham's.

Published:8/3/2020 4:47:50 PM
[World] Jerrold Nadler attacks on William Barr par for course for New York windbag

On his way to a hearing last week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler was in a car accident.

Thankfully, the New York-sized pol was unhurt. But the accident caused Mr. Nadler to be an hour late to the hearing.

Watching Mr. Nadler during that hearing, which starred Attorney General ... Published:8/3/2020 4:15:12 PM

[World] Trump Today: Trump says U.S. government should get a cut of any deal for Chinese-owned TikTok President Donald Trump on Monday suggests the U.S. government should get part of the proceeds of any sale of Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, as he also signs an executive order that aims to prevent federal agencies from replacing U.S. workers with overseas staff.
Published:8/3/2020 2:14:24 PM
[World] Teachers' Unions Take to the Streets With the Radical Left, Even While Insisting It's Not Safe to Return to School Published:8/3/2020 1:15:16 PM
[World] COVID-19 pandemic drastically alters the future workplace

COVID-19 is greatly speeding up the death of low-skilled or unskilled jobs. Likewise, the era of physical shopping areas with many thousands of potential customers close together is also rapidly dying due to new technologies and potential pandemics.

In a normal recession, most private workforces get hit more or less ... Published:8/3/2020 1:15:16 PM

[World] Keeping Children Out of Jail is ‘Main Street’ Conservatism

Now is the time to dismantle government overreach throughout the juvenile system and reinstate local solutions.

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Published:8/3/2020 12:16:39 PM
[World] The Conversation: This is the surprising reason people don’t go back after wildfires destroy their community Drinking water systems become contaminated.
Published:8/3/2020 10:45:23 AM
[World] Liberal media blurs costs and destruction of ongoing Black Lives Matter/Antifa race riots

The Chinese Communist coronavirus isn’t the only epidemic in the land. 

America’s news media are suffering mass amnesia, stuffing down a memory hole the extent of destruction from the ongoing Black Lives Matter/Antifa race riots.

Apart from lots of happy stories depicting the whole country kneeling to the BLM’s anti-White, ... Published:8/3/2020 8:12:30 AM

[World] Hawley Enters the 2024 Top Tier Promising a Roe Litmus Test

Provocative stances against China and abortion have propelled the youngest senator to acclaim on the Right.

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Published:8/3/2020 8:12:30 AM
[World] America can't be moral without God

If America was a nation built on the concept that rights come from God, and that government is solely in place to protect and secure those rights for the individual — it was and it is — then it stands to reason that in order to keep that principle in ... Published:8/2/2020 12:58:03 PM

[World] The Slaughter of the Innocents in Chicago Continues With 9-Year Old Murdered Published:8/2/2020 12:58:03 PM
[World] This innovation could do for investing what Napster and the iPod did for music — and financial services may never be the same If mutual funds are like mix tapes and exchange-traded funds are like the deejay machines that made an appearance in mall record stores for a few years, a financial-services innovation called direct indexing is Spotify or Pandora: personal, technological, disruptive, and even a little sexy.
Published:8/1/2020 7:28:18 AM
[World] Conservatism is Rooted in Natural Rights

If you want to understand it, look no further than the Declaration of Independence.

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Published:7/31/2020 11:27:30 PM
[World] Bezos and Bloomberg Teaming Up to Support 'Cross-Partisan' Veteran Candidates with New PAC Published:7/31/2020 10:55:42 PM
[World] Why Joe Biden's vice presidential pick will matter so much

There is a good reason why former Vice President Joe Biden’s looming selection of a running mate has become so freighted with emotion and expectation, and it is not just that the Democratic presidential nominee is not, shall we say, entirely and always there.

The anticipation is heightened because this ... Published:7/31/2020 5:00:24 PM

[World] Raising Cain on the Mountain Published:7/31/2020 3:56:27 PM
[World] : First week of coronavirus aid talks in Congress make no progress
Published:7/31/2020 3:28:15 PM
[World] VOA in Chaos Over Deleted Pro-Biden Video Published:7/31/2020 1:54:03 PM
[World] CityWatch: Toll booths or temperature stations at the bridges and tunnels? New York seems surrounded as COVID-19 cases in neighboring states start to rise again.
Published:7/31/2020 1:54:02 PM
[World] Postal Workers Sounding the Alarm About Delayed Mail-In Ballots Published:7/31/2020 12:26:08 PM
[World] Let’s Talk About Contemporary Slavery

Human trafficking is driven by America's unhealthy obsession with sex.

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Published:7/31/2020 12:26:07 PM
[World] U.S. Wants Action After American Facing Blasphemy Charges Shot in Pakistani Courtroom Published:7/31/2020 11:52:54 AM
[World] Earnings Results: Pinterest stock rockets 35% after COVID-19 drives huge surge in user growth Pinterest Inc. shares rocketed more than 25% in premarket trading Friday after the photo-TKTK platform beat expectations across the board with its second-quarter results and gave a cheery forecast for the current quarter.
Published:7/31/2020 7:52:36 AM
[World] Look for John Lewis' protege to stack the House

Has the possibility that, come election night on Nov. 3, the results might not be immediate?

That the predictions made by The Associated Press CNN, Fox, MSNBC and your local stations are too close to call?

Consider those and other possibilities because, although the Donald Trump-Joe Biden foot race is ... Published:7/31/2020 2:55:44 AM

[World] Despite Latest Scandal, ‘Sorry’ Trudeau Will Limp Through Next Election

That's because electoral apathy allows the Canadian PM to wander unscathed from misdeed to misdeed.

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Published:7/31/2020 2:55:43 AM
[World] Cancelled to Death: The Mike Adams I Knew

The iconoclastic UNC Wilmington professor was a more complicated figure than the media is willing to admit

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Published:7/30/2020 6:29:04 AM
[World] The Morning Briefing: Never Trumpers Leg-Hump Every Leftist Narrative Just To Make Friends Published:7/30/2020 6:29:04 AM
[World] Florida face mask hell a chilling warning for America

Florida's got a problem with face masks — and it's one that is terrorizing citizens, sending them to jail, stripping them of their most basic civil, human rights. For face masks. For failing or refusing to wear face masks.

Has America gone mad?

Has America actually turned this corner, where ... Published:7/30/2020 6:29:04 AM

[World] Democrats blame out-of-state guns for Chicago's carnage, not gun control or anti-police policies

Why is the desolation and violence in America's inner cities only getting worse? That question takes on an even more urgent implication considering the Democrats have been in charge of those cities for generations.

Now, during a time of pandemic and general Democratic Party panic during an election year in ... Published:7/29/2020 4:11:01 AM

[World] : Look out for these ten scams being used by coronavirus crooks preying on worried consumers From dodgy dating profiles to get-rich-quick investment schemes, here’s what to watch out for as opportunistic scammers look to capitalize on the coronavirus outbreak.
Published:7/29/2020 3:43:37 AM
[World] The Moneyist: My father worked in a hospital and died from COVID-19. We can’t afford his burial or funeral expenses — what can we do? ‘Can we file for any death benefits or claim funeral expenses from the hospital where he worked?’
Published:7/29/2020 3:06:33 AM
[World] Amazon expands its grocery service in head-to-head battle with U.K. supermarkets Amazon is expanding its online grocery service ahead of its second-quarter earnings this week, in a major offensive to win more customers in the fiercely competitive U.K. grocery market.
Published:7/29/2020 12:37:35 AM
[World] The Private Space Race Published:7/28/2020 11:36:46 PM
[World] Building an Inclusive Post-Pandemic American Workforce

Unspent federal funds could be used to help people with disabilities back into the workplace

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Published:7/28/2020 9:05:16 PM
[World] MacKenzie Scott has donated $1.7 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos last year MacKenzie Scott said Tuesday she has donated about $1.7 billion of her fortune over the past year since her divorce from Jeff Bezos.
Published:7/28/2020 6:04:38 PM
[World] Democrats claim Trump will do what they've been doing since 2016 -- reject election results

The Babylon Bee headline was perfect.

“‘Trump Might Not Accept The Results Of The 2020 Election,’ Says Movement That Still Hasn’t Accepted Results Of 2016 Election.”

“Leftists are warning that President Donald Trump might not accept the results of the 2020 election,” the satirical website wrote. “These same leftists have ... Published:7/28/2020 5:06:03 PM

[World] D.C. attorney general abuses power in climate change case against oil companies

The D.C. attorney general recently brought a case against a number of oil companies alleging they deceived their customers about the impact of their products on climate change.

I was hesitant to draft this opinion piece. After all, if the D.C. attorney general is willing to bring a meritless case ... Published:7/28/2020 3:02:59 PM

[World] The Transpartisan Case for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

There are reasons to doubt the war will ever end, but yesterday's event suggested there is at least hope.

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Published:7/28/2020 3:02:58 PM
[World] The dizzying, death-defying first year of Boris Johnson

July 24 marked the first anniversary of Boris Johnson’s taking office. The year makes an Indiana Jones film seem like watching paint dry. It’s seen Prime Minister Johnson unite the country behind him, deliver Brexit, get divorced, acquire and vanquish COVID-19 (nearly expiring in the process), have a son, face ... Published:7/28/2020 2:02:19 PM

[World] According to Ward Connerly, there is no such thing as institutional racism in America

Ward Connerly, a civil rights leader who is older and wiser than I, writing in The Wall Street Journal over the weekend, asserts that there is no such thing as institutional racism in America. Frankly, I am relieved, because I have lived in this country for decades, and it has ... Published:7/28/2020 1:05:13 PM

[World] Do All Men Need Therapy?

The push to 'fix' males emotionally displays no understanding or desire to understand them. Quite the opposite.

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Published:7/28/2020 12:05:46 PM
[World] Owners warned stop kissing pets as U.K. latest to sound the alert over cat infected with coronavirus Just weeks after the U.S. announced the first infection in two pet cats, a siamese cat caught the virus from its owners in Britain.
Published:7/28/2020 12:05:46 PM
[World] COVID-19 sheep and their absurd 'no shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service' bleats

Anyone who's been following the mass face masking movement knows one of the biggest back-talks from those who wear against those who don't goes like this: What's the difference between "no shirt, no shoes, no service" and "no face mask, no service?" The snarky passive-aggressive accusation is that those who ... Published:7/28/2020 9:06:59 AM

[World] The Pressure is All On Republicans to Pass Another Stimulus Bill Published:7/28/2020 9:06:59 AM
[World] COVID-19 unmasks NEA smoke screen

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many U.S. vulnerabilities, from dependence on China for health and medical raw material to such major industries as movies, clothing and household items.

Add another — this one made in America: one-size-fits-all public education from 0 months to 12th grade.

As the 2020-21 school year ... Published:7/28/2020 1:34:18 AM

[World] Democratic Platform Promises a Biden Return to Iran Nuke Deal

But as always, the devil is in the details.

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Published:7/28/2020 1:34:18 AM
[World] Our Foreign Policy Nightmare: Vice President Susan Rice

Libya, Syria, Afghanistan---Rice was at the table for every Obama debacle. And she has no solid positions of her own.

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Published:7/27/2020 1:59:56 PM
[World] Time for Americans to have an honest conversation about race

A terrible malignancy grips America — universities, public intellectuals and the media are imposing a heresy on our citizens, and cynical CEOs kowtow to protect corporate brands.

Racism and sexism lace the American subconscious and drive subliminal decisions that disadvantage minorities, women — and sometimes men. But as Ayaan Hirsi ... Published:7/27/2020 1:59:56 PM

[World] Reagan Foundation Asks Trump Campaign Not to Use the Gipper to Raise Money Published:7/26/2020 8:50:50 AM
[World] Health bureaucrats have crippled America

Look around. America the free is America the stifled.

And what's perhaps the saddest about this reality is the stifling has come not by law, not by ordinance, not by duly passed legislation by duly elected officials — but by the whims and wishes of unelected, largely unaccountable medical bureaucrats.

Published:7/25/2020 5:53:33 PM
[World] John MacArthur's Calif. Church Will Defy Newsom's Church Ban: 'Christ, not Caesar, Is Head of the Church Published:7/25/2020 4:52:01 PM
[World] Embers of racism, with Barack Obama's help, turned America into an inferno

It’s official. We are now a racist nation. And it happened almost overnight.  

Consider the following examples. 

Yusra Khogali, a Black Lives Matter leader, recently wrote that “white people are a genetic defect of blackness,” and that “whiteness is not humanness. In fact, white skin is sub-human.” 

Ms. Khogali ... Published:7/25/2020 4:52:01 PM

[World] Naya Rivera's Ex-Husband Ryan Dorsey Breaks His Silence Over Her Death Ryan Dorsey, Naya RiveraThe world is still mourning the loss of Naya Rivera. On Monday, July 13, the Glee alum was confirmed dead by authorities. The tragic news came five days after the 33-year-old actress went...
Published:7/25/2020 3:55:37 PM
[World] Why Seattle Is Likely to See More Riots and Violent Crime Published:7/25/2020 2:54:24 PM
[World] 'Venezuela on Steroids!' Trump Hits Back Against House Dems for Overturning His Travel Bans Published:7/25/2020 2:16:44 PM
[World] Chrissy Teigen Apologizes to Megan Thee Stallion Over "S--tty" Twitter Joke Chrissy Teigen, Megan Thee StallionChrissy Teigen found herself in "hot girl" water on Friday night. The 34-year-old cookbook author took to Twitter to partake in one of the online memes taking over the social...
Published:7/25/2020 1:53:09 PM
[World] U.S. and UK Accuse Russia of Testing Anti-Satellite Weapon in Space Published:7/25/2020 12:51:34 PM
[World] Calls Growing For Woke Big Name Fashion Brands to Stop Profiting Off of Uighur Labor Published:7/25/2020 10:48:09 AM
[World] USPS Fails Mail-In Ballot Test Published:7/25/2020 8:47:08 AM
[World] Definitions, Please!

American exceptionalism fans imperial designs. We must reject it.

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Published:7/24/2020 11:12:38 PM
[World] A&E Loses Half Its Viewers After Canceling 'Live PD' Published:7/24/2020 5:39:03 PM
[World] Why seniors aren't fooled by Joe Biden and Tom Perez

In the late-19th century, Sigmund Freud wrote about projection, a process defined as displacing one’s feelings of shame onto another person or object. Were Freud still psychoanalyzing patients today, he would have a field day with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez.

Mr. Perez and the Joe Biden campaign are ... Published:7/24/2020 5:39:03 PM

[World] ATR Statement on Drug Pricing EOs Published:7/24/2020 5:39:03 PM
[World] Christian Major League Baseball Pitcher Refuses to Kneel Published:7/24/2020 5:09:37 PM
[World]  The Frankfurt School and Excellent Foolishness: How the Left Infects Impressionable Minds Published:7/24/2020 4:09:29 PM
[World] If Palestinians Demonize Israel for Oppressing Them, Why Do Nearly ALL Muslims Demonize Non-Muslims? Published:7/24/2020 3:38:08 PM
[World] Israel Reinforces Northern Border In Anticipation of Hezbollah Attack Published:7/24/2020 2:38:05 PM
[World] Will Trump Step Up Federal Intervention in Portland? Published:7/24/2020 1:37:40 PM
[World] How Intellectuals Cured ‘Tyrannophobia’

American presidents have adopted Hobbesian levels of power.

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Published:7/24/2020 12:05:54 PM
[World] : ‘I would be buying now and continue to buy’ gold, says Mark Mobius investing pioneer Mark Mobius, an emerging-markets investing pioneer, shared his view on gold in a Friday interview with Bloomberg TV as the asset is the asset is set to mark the highest settlement in history.
Published:7/24/2020 11:38:13 AM
[World] Lightfoot Removes Columbus Statue in Dead of Night Published:7/24/2020 9:37:33 AM
[World] Economic Report: U.S. service sector lags behind manufacturing, flash July PMI data The U.S. service sector continued to contract in July as manufacturing saw its first improvement since February, according to flash PMI data from IHS Markit on Friday.
Published:7/24/2020 9:05:10 AM
[World] 100 Days Out and GOP Senate Chances Are On Life Support Published:7/24/2020 8:04:25 AM
[World] The Morning Briefing: Defund the Public Education Leftist Indoctrination Mills Published:7/24/2020 6:06:58 AM
[World] Autotrader: These are the most popular cars this summer Here are the 10 vehicles that shoppers are searching for most often online.
Published:7/24/2020 4:03:46 AM
[World] Hillary Clinton Is the Herpes of American Politics Published:7/24/2020 2:09:02 AM
[World] Why Is America Exporting Its Racial Politics?

We’ve been doing it since the Sixties, and it’s bad for the world.

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Published:7/23/2020 11:02:57 PM
[World] Coronavirus upends one-size-fits-all public schools

For decades, the playbook for K-12 public education has been titled "One Size Fits All," with academics and elected politicians on the East and West coasts and in the blue states in the Midwest making the calls to uphold the status quo.

My, my how things are changing.

Consider the ... Published:7/23/2020 10:33:46 PM

[World] Just like rats in a plague, Democrats feed on America's misery

One of the great lessons of the 14th century Bubonic Plague was that rats make terrible pets.

Even as loathed vermin scurrying along sewer ditches and darkened corners inside people’s homes, rats — and the fleas they carried — proved capable of killing tens of millions of people around the ... Published:7/23/2020 6:33:02 PM

[World] Bipartisan push to hike foreign aid for coronavirus relief makes strategic sense

Of all the federal spending that has flowed over the dam of fiscal restraint since the pandemic began in March, none has caught the attention of members of Congress and the public like a measure proposed for the next coronavirus rescue bill might.

A number of members of Congress are ... Published:7/23/2020 4:30:50 PM

[World] Ozzie Myers, Corrupt Former 'Abscam' Congressman, Busted for Vote Fraud Published:7/23/2020 3:40:45 PM
[World] What Congress should do instead of passing another bloated 'stimulus' bill

Congress can hardly come together over anything anymore. In fact, there’s really only one issue where lawmakers can still regularly reach bipartisan agreement: spending trillions more in taxpayer money. 

As Congress now considers a new round of “stimulus” legislation, the only debate is over specifics and how many trillions to ... Published:7/23/2020 2:32:15 PM

[World] To avoid endangering children, reopen schools now

Fall is coming, and with its impending arrival decisions are being made all over the country on how best to reopen the nation’s schools. 

The Los Angeles and San Diego public school districts — the two largest public school districts in the nation’s largest state — announced last week they ... Published:7/23/2020 1:30:12 PM

[World] The U.S. Should Not Lead the World

The international complaint about the Trump administration is thunderous: America doesn’t lead. U.S. leadership has disappeared. The president has squandered the country’s tradition of leadership. The administration is driving away Washington’s closest allies. This is a particularly sharp criticism to make of a Republican president. Perhaps the one consistent claim made by Republican presidential candidates […]

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Published:7/23/2020 12:31:51 PM
[World] Senate Moves Toward Erasing Southern History From U.S. Military Published:7/23/2020 11:33:07 AM
[World] Key Words: ‘We want a stable dollar,’ says U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: ‘It is the reserve currency of the world and we’re going to protect that’ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that a stable U.S. dollar is the goal of the Trump administration, while, separately, noting that some froth was percolating in the stock market that has surged since its coronavirus lows in late March
Published:7/23/2020 11:00:09 AM
[World] Poll: 62 Percent of Americans Fear to Share Their Political Views Published:7/23/2020 10:35:55 AM
[World] ATR Opposes Section 303 of the “Affordable Housing Credit Act” Published:7/23/2020 9:28:01 AM
[World] The Margin: The doctor behind a cognitive test Trump took says ‘it’s supposed to be easy’ The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, or MoCA, test discussed by President Trump and Chris Wallace is ‘not an IQ test,’ Dr. Ziad Nasreddine tells MarketWatch
Published:7/23/2020 9:28:01 AM
[World] Chinese Consulate in Houston May Have Helped Stoke Racial Tensions in U.S. Published:7/23/2020 8:59:06 AM
[World] NewsWatch: U.S. new jobless benefit claims rise for first time since late March New applications for unemployment benefits rose by 109,000 to 1.42 million in the week ended July 18 on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Labor Department said Thursday.
Published:7/23/2020 8:00:53 AM
[World] Philly Prosecutor Threatens to Arrest Feds Sent to His City Published:7/23/2020 7:31:27 AM
[World] Market Snapshot: Dow futures rise as Senate Republicans make progress toward fresh coronavirus aid package U.S. stock-index futures rise modestly early Thursday as Senate Republicans and the White House announced progress toward providing additional funds to help businesses and individuals stricken by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, though the $1 trillion aid proposal must now be negotiated with Democrats.
Published:7/23/2020 6:26:49 AM
[World] Need to Know: A ‘fast and violent’ rally awaits in cyclical stocks, and it won’t take a vaccine to cause it, one strategist says Why one strategist says the market just needs to see signs of progress on the coronavirus front to trigger gains in beaten-down stocks.
Published:7/23/2020 5:57:48 AM
[World] China is killing America

A handful of leading conservative voices just penned a letter to President Donald Trump, asking him to keep in place a Roadless Rule that prevents loggers from tapping into much of Alaska's Tongass National Forest.

At first blush, this seems an environmental issue — a private property rights ... Published:7/23/2020 4:06:01 AM

[World] 2020: The Year We Confronted Decline

COVID, social unrest—for once the challenges we face seem to outweigh our national will to solve them.

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Published:7/22/2020 11:30:28 PM
[World] Afghan Teen Girl Kills Two Taliban Terrorists Who Murdered Her Parents Published:7/22/2020 5:25:16 PM
[World] Stolen elections show the vulnerabilities of absentee ballots

No question about it: some people need absentee ballots — those with disabilities, those living abroad and others who can't make it to the polls on Election Day. But pushing for more absentee balloting — even all-mail elections — is unwise. It would make election fraud far easier.

In-person voting ... Published:7/22/2020 5:25:16 PM

[World] Eliminating 'qualified immunity' is a misguided reform to policing

As the country reels from the police killings of George Floyd and others, legislators have proposed several overdue reforms to policing. But one proposal — to eliminate “qualified immunity” — is terribly misguided, and will result in honest, well-intentioned cops being successfully sued for conduct that even many judges would ... Published:7/22/2020 4:23:04 PM

[World] Tesla stock soars 5% after company reports surprise Q2 profit Tesla Inc. late Wednesday reported an unexpected second-quarter GAAP and adjusted profit, sending the stock higher in the extended session.
Published:7/22/2020 3:53:19 PM
[World] The King Stallion Helicopter: A Relic from the Past That We Can No Longer Afford Published:7/22/2020 1:58:43 PM
[World] Outside the Box: Lower the $600 a week unemployment bonus — and give bigger tax credits to businesses — so people get back to work Congress must provide real incentives to employers and workers to boost job growth, writes Robert Pozen.
Published:7/22/2020 1:58:43 PM
[World] Key Words: Pompeo says the U.S. is setting ‘clear expectations’ for China, as Houston consulate ordered closed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said China is stealing U.S. intellectual property, as the Asian nation’s Houston consulate was ordered to be shut down.
Published:7/22/2020 1:22:34 PM
[World] BOOK REVIEW: 'From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe'

Many years ago, an old Hungarian acquaintance — an ethnic German native of the Hungarian half of the Austro-Hungarian Empire who had served as a cavalry sergeant in World War I — told me the tragi-comic tale of Trooper Popovich, a Hungarian-born ethnic Serb in his squadron of hussars.

Their ... Published:7/22/2020 12:59:22 PM

[World] Outside the Box: I have 4 goals for my money in retirement On the cusp of tapping into investments, how to generate income for life — and beyond
Published:7/22/2020 12:55:44 PM
[World] Want to Fight Racism? Let’s Cancel Planned Parenthood

They're scrubbing Margaret Sanger's name off of one of their clinics. Yet her bigoted vision is interwoven into their entire mission.

The post Want to Fight Racism? Let’s Cancel Planned Parenthood appeared first on The American Conservative.

Published:7/22/2020 12:22:22 PM
[World] Outside the Box: It took decades for me to retire ‘wealthy’—should I feel guilty? The road to retirement had a lot of trade offs and sacrifice
Published:7/22/2020 11:53:24 AM
[World] Trump Signs Order Barring Illegal Aliens From Census Count Published:7/22/2020 11:03:13 AM
[World] Futures Movers: Oil prices pull back from 4-month high after unexpected build in U.S. supplies Oil futures head lower Wednesday, pulling back a day after settling at their highest since March, pressured by an unexpected weekly climb in U.S. crude stockpiles, as rising tensions between the U.S. and China raise the potential for a decline in energy demand.
Published:7/22/2020 10:03:08 AM
[World] 'We Thought It Was a War Out There' — 15 Shot at Funeral for Chicago Shooting Victim Published:7/22/2020 9:20:26 AM
[World] The Tell: The ‘cobra effect’ will have a ‘disastrous and unimaginable’ impact on the market, Wall Street vet warns ‘As the massive monetary and massive fiscal stimuli (over $15T globally) conjoin to save the economy from a deflationary depression, they will cause instead a hyperinflationary economic collapse,’ Larry McDonald warned.
Published:7/22/2020 9:20:25 AM
[World] Microsoft, Starbucks and Nike opt for show-and-tell to push others to hit net zero carbon emissions Microsoft has teamed up with Unilever, Starbucks, Nike and a handful of other companies to form Transform to Net Zero, an initiative focused on achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Published:7/22/2020 8:21:13 AM
[World] GOP, Dems Still Far Apart on Next Round of Coronavirus Aid Published:7/22/2020 7:50:47 AM
[World] Vandals, BLM Marxists and Antifa lay siege to Portland, while Dems decry federal intervention

After an effort by the legacy media to disappear the story, the nation is finally hearing about the mayhem and violence overtaking Portland, Oregon. For almost two months, the city has been in the grip of typical vandalism, chaos and bedlam that is the hallmark of the fascist group Antifa, ... Published:7/22/2020 3:56:44 AM

[World] The Conservative Inc. to Big Tech Pipeline

Money and people flow back and forth between Silicon Valley, D.C., and Beijing.

The post The Conservative Inc. to Big Tech Pipeline appeared first on The American Conservative.

Published:7/21/2020 11:20:31 PM
[World] Hmmm: Houston Fire and Police are Looking Into Reports That Chinese Officials are 'Burning Documents' at the Consulate General Published:7/21/2020 10:54:06 PM
[World] Another 'Mostly Peaceful' Protest: 49 Chicago Police Officers Injured Published:7/21/2020 10:19:52 PM
[World] One Day After Cuban Feuds with Cruz, NBA Reveals Black Lives Matter Logo On Court Published:7/21/2020 7:01:13 PM
[World] Apple joins tech rivals with pledge to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030 Apple Inc. on Tuesday joined the ambitious aim of rival tech giants, believing it can reduce and offset emissions along its entire supply chain and in the production of its iPhones and other devices, all in less than 10 years.
Published:7/21/2020 7:01:12 PM
[World] New book, 'The Drudge Revolution,' about Matt Drudge shines spotlight on reclusive blogger

Matt Drudge is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.

Mr. Drudge, 53, has been painting his version of the world for more than 20 years, cherry-picking stories from various news agencies and posting the links on his website, the Drudge Report. But almost no one knows anything ... Published:7/21/2020 4:48:14 PM

[World] CityWatch: New York state reports just two deaths in one day—its lowest total since March Gov. Cuomo added 10 more states to the quarantine list while NYC continues a crackdown on outdoor drinking
Published:7/21/2020 4:15:40 PM
[World] U.S. governors try to seal off states but forget about Americans' economic and personal freedoms

Whether these quarantines work is open to debate, but one can understand the reluctance of the governor of a state with few cases wondering about the wisdom of letting thousands of people from states like New York, California or Hawaii who have a statistically far higher likelihood of infection into ... Published:7/21/2020 3:47:45 PM

[World] Market Extra: The U.S. dollar is getting punched in the mouth, and its outlook amid coronavirus doesn’t look great, some experts say The U.S. dollar is taking a beating on Wall Street, as measured by one popular index.
Published:7/21/2020 3:47:44 PM
[World] In One Chart: This might be ‘the worst time in history’ to pile into these stocks, but investors keep doing it anyway The two most reliable patterns in investing, according to Servo Wealth Management CEO Eric Nelson, are stocks outperforming bonds and low-priced value beating higher-priced growth. Stocks have held up their end of the bargain vs. bonds, but value has been a loser lately.
Published:7/21/2020 3:16:50 PM
[World] While Statues of American Heroes Come Down, Turkey Honors a Slaver, Mass-Murderer, and Pedophile Published:7/21/2020 2:51:10 PM
[World] : Senate panel approves nomination of Judy Shelton to Fed board seat The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Trump advisor Judy Shelton to a seat on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
Published:7/21/2020 1:49:17 PM
[World] Rise of 'far-left fascism' threatening Americans' freedoms

As the United States prepared to celebrate its Independence Day under the dueling shadows of COVID-19 and social unrest caused by the unnecessary death of George Floyd, one news outlet declared that President Trump would be giving a speech while “standing in front of a monument of two slave owners.”

Published:7/21/2020 12:50:51 PM
[World] Majority of Voters Believe America is a Racist Country Published:7/21/2020 12:16:44 PM
[World] GOP Congressman Calls AOC a 'Fu**ing Bitch' in Spat on Capitol Steps Published:7/21/2020 11:46:19 AM
[World] Doubts About Security at GOP Convention May Doom the Event Published:7/21/2020 9:52:08 AM
[World] #MeToo Goes After Fox News With a Vengeance Published:7/21/2020 8:43:29 AM
[World] Drawing the Line in Portland Published:7/21/2020 8:13:01 AM
[World] Mark Hulbert: Look what happened to home prices when the coronavirus sent stocks into a bear market Residential real estate turns out to be a solid portfolio diversifier, writes Mark Hulbert.
Published:7/21/2020 8:13:01 AM
[World] God save America (only God can save America)

The prevailing rule of thought in America is that the Second Amendment is the civil liberty right that underscores and preserves all the others — that no matter the actions government takes or the overreaches government attempts, it's that handy, dandy, good ol' right-to-carry that will come through in the ... Published:7/21/2020 4:46:50 AM

[World] TaxWatch: ‘They are still citizens, so they should be able to access that money’: Inside the quest to claim stimulus checks before the deadline Some people use the money for a fresh start, like a man who paid off speeding and parking tickets so he could make money driving again
Published:7/21/2020 4:46:50 AM
[World] The Dehumanization of Blacks Published:7/20/2020 11:10:14 PM
[World] American Conservatism is a Failure

The movement has undone itself through its pursuit of unrestrained liberty.

The post American Conservatism is a Failure appeared first on The American Conservative.

Published:7/20/2020 11:10:14 PM
[World] Americans want and need live sports -- now

What do we want? Live sports!

When do we want it? Now!

Fox Sports is trying its best to keep live sports alive, while the NBA, WNBA, NFL and other major leagues iron out contractual kinks.

Soccer is OK for about 60 seconds, about as long as it takes to ... Published:7/20/2020 9:40:42 PM

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[World] The price of cutting defense spending

Ever had a major expense pop up? Perhaps your car’s transmission fails, or the sewage line from your house to the county line gets clogged and everything backs up into your basement. Or you catch a virus that puts you in the hospital for a couple of weeks.

All these ... Published:7/20/2020 4:41:07 PM

[World] How the Jones Act literally has cows flying first class, and does environmental damage

While this may come as a shock to environmentalists and federal rule makers alike, regulation is not synonymous with cleaner air and water. Regulations protecting business interests are more frequent than environmental protections, and the former can do a lot of environmental damage.

With President Trump and now candidate Joe ... Published:7/20/2020 2:10:51 PM

[World] The Shadow of Srebrenica, 25 Years Later

The successful NATO intervention there was an outlier not a template. Thinking otherwise has cost us dearly.

The post The Shadow of Srebrenica, 25 Years Later appeared first on The American Conservative.

Published:7/20/2020 12:11:15 PM
[World] Key Words: Billionaire Mark Cuban says stock-market tech rally ‘very similar’ to tech bubble: ‘My 19 year-old niece is asking me what stocks’ she should buy
Published:7/20/2020 10:42:08 AM
[World] How a Moral Panic over ‘Stranger Danger’ Led to the Safety State

Sensational media and bipartisan support have helped expand state power in law enforcement

The post How a Moral Panic over ‘Stranger Danger’ Led to the Safety State appeared first on The American Conservative.

Published:7/19/2020 11:04:02 PM
[World] Key Words: Despite surge in U.S. coronavirus cases, Trump tells Fox News: ‘I’ll be right eventually — it’s going to disappear’ ‘I’ve been right more than anybody else,’ President Trump told Chris Wallace during a one-on-one interview on Fox News.
Published:7/19/2020 6:31:45 PM
[World] Biden presidency would push expensive climate plan

Second of two parts

Other than an enormously damaging and historically large tax increase, what else might Joe Biden do if elected president?

It’s a safe bet that climate and infrastructure — which for the Democrats now mean much the same thing — are the next stops after tax increases. ... Published:7/19/2020 2:31:14 PM

[World] 18 Chicago Cops Injured in Riot and Activists Scream 'Police Brutality' Published:7/19/2020 2:03:22 PM
[World] Smithsonian busted for race hustling

The Smithsonian’s budget for this fiscal year is $1 billion.   

Of that, $32.6 million is designated for the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). 

Instead of police, we should be defunding this entity over its disgusting mantra of racism.  

In the website’s “Talking About Race” ... Published:7/19/2020 1:31:31 PM

[World] EU Coronavirus Bailout Talks Stalled Over Aid to Debtor Nations Published:7/19/2020 11:59:08 AM
[World] Where Should I Retire?: We want a diverse area with moderate population, warm, beach and culture — so where should we retire? One suggestion: A place like Key West before it became overrun with tourists.
Published:7/19/2020 11:29:46 AM
[World] Iran Says 25 Million Citizens Have the Coronavirus Published:7/19/2020 10:29:46 AM
[World] White House Looking to Block Funding For CDC, Testing in New Aid Bill Published:7/19/2020 8:28:59 AM
[World] America burns while our schools hold the match

I have said it a thousand times.

Ideas matter.

What is taught today in our classrooms will be practiced tomorrow in our culture. Teach self-actualization rather than self-restraint in your schools, and you are going to get a bunch of self-obsessed, perpetual children throwing tantrums in your streets.

Garbage in. ... Published:7/18/2020 1:29:50 PM

[World] John Lewis, Giant of the Early Civil Rights Movement, is Dead Published:7/18/2020 8:54:19 AM
[World] New FBI Russian Docs Reveal the Bureau's Disbelief of Steele Dossier Published:7/18/2020 7:51:50 AM
[World] Europe Bows to Erdogan on Hagia Sophia

Despite its importance to their heritage, Europeans—especially Greeks—have no interest in defending the monumental church.

The post Europe Bows to Erdogan on Hagia Sophia appeared first on The American Conservative.

Published:7/17/2020 11:18:40 PM
[World] HBO's Showbiz Kids: Evan Rachel Wood, Cameron Boyce and More Reveal the Cost of Child Stardom  HBO's Showbiz Kids doc, Evan Rachel WoodHBO's newest documentary, Showbiz Kids, examines the dark reality of child stardom through the lens of those who lived it. Evan Rachel Wood, Jada Pinkett Smith, Wil Wheaton, Todd...
Published:7/17/2020 9:18:21 PM
[World] Cannon, Jackson Troubles Reveal Democrats' Identity Politics Dilemma Published:7/17/2020 3:46:50 PM
[World] CFPB retools payday loan rules to help desperate Americans access an important source of credit

Despite phased reopenings across the country, the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues keeping unemployment too high and straining personal finances.

With the unemployment rate at 11.1% and a severe credit crunch ongoing, many people need access to affordable, short-term credit. While some may turn to bank loans or ... Published:7/17/2020 2:17:00 PM

[World] The Fed: Bernanke and Yellen warn pace of recovery from pandemic could be ‘slow and uneven’ Two former Federal Reserve leaders told Congress on Friday that the pace of the recovery could and be 'slow and uneven' and urged Congress 'to do whatever it takes' to bring the economy back to life after the pandemic.
Published:7/17/2020 1:16:30 PM
[World] Commodities Corner: Why Shanghai oil futures won’t become a global crude benchmark anytime soon More than two years after China’s launch of yuan-denominated crude-oil futures, global interest in the contracts has seen a notable increase, but analysts don’t expect the contracts to become widely used anytime soon, citing challenges linked to currency and availability to international traders.
Published:7/17/2020 12:16:33 PM
[World] Press Sec. McEnany Highlights Chicago's Rampant Violence. Mayor Lightfoot Responds By Calling Her 'Karen' Published:7/17/2020 11:47:53 AM
[World] CityWatch: New York culture creaks back to life, COVID-style The Met makes a case for reopening, and bars and restaurants are adapting to stay alive.
Published:7/17/2020 11:47:53 AM
[World] Brett Arends's ROI: Cheers! Chocolate and red wine may help you avoid Alzheimer’s Multi-decade study provides the good news
Published:7/17/2020 11:15:24 AM
[World] Burger King's Cow Farts Ad Highlights Something the Left Hates -- Private Sector Innovation Over Government Intervention Published:7/17/2020 10:46:02 AM
[World] Capitol Report: Mnuchin calls for extending PPP but targeting it at ‘smaller companies’ and restaurants, hotels Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s comments come during a Friday hearing held by the House Small Business Committee. on the federal government’s coronavirus aid programs.
Published:7/17/2020 10:46:01 AM
[World] Outside the Box: As Trump and Biden trade age insults, older workers suffer Ageism is alive and well in the hiring process
Published:7/17/2020 10:15:36 AM
[World] 'Slap in the Face' -- Austin's COVID Hazard Pay Excludes First Responders Published:7/17/2020 9:14:54 AM
[World] Need to Know: Warren Buffett may have found a stock he likes — his own A recent SEC filing suggests Berkshire Hathaway may have bought back shares.
Published:7/17/2020 7:50:54 AM
[World] Futures Movers: Oil prices edge lower as rise in coronavirus cases stokes demand worries Oil futures see modest pressure as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, adding to uncertainty over the outlook for crude demand.,
Published:7/17/2020 6:45:17 AM
[World] Modern Jacobism: A Defense of Columbus

Tired of hearing calls to erase their identity, Italian citizens have been moved to support one of their most famous sons.

The post Modern Jacobism: A Defense of Columbus appeared first on The American Conservative.

Published:7/16/2020 11:12:14 PM
[World] Redskins' Dan Snyder takes a quantum leap. Will D.C. schools?

Who would've thunk that it would be easier to pick a new name for owner Dan Snyder's beloved Washington Redskins than for parents and caretakers in the nation's capital to know when the first day of school for the 2020-21 academic year would be?

Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday morning ... Published:7/16/2020 10:12:09 PM

[World] Mary Trump Is the MSM's New 'Avenatti' Published:7/16/2020 8:15:56 PM
[World] Baseball is the answer

JACKSON, Wyoming | When in doubt, baseball is the answer.

In these harrowing times, the brightest silver lining has been the local-TV baseball station that — in the absence of an actual Major League Baseball season — plays “classic” games from years past every night. It is a transporting experience to ... Published:7/16/2020 6:11:22 PM

[World] The Tell: We’re in for a ‘partial V-’ shaped economic recovery, Goldman Sachs analysts argue While there’s certainly a lot to be worried about in the corona-crisis economy, Goldman Sachs economists see a brighter picture than some analysts do.
Published:7/16/2020 4:41:15 PM
[World] "Hopefully, the new Governing Board will be less white.” Student Government President and Vice President Resign to Make Room for BIPOC Published:7/16/2020 4:23:16 PM
[World] Vitaliy Katsenelson's Contrarian Edge: Tesla is like a SpaceX rocket to stock investors, but the car maker’s bond holders are more down to earth The market confuses Tesla with Silicon Valley tech companies, writes Vitaliy Katsenelson.
Published:7/16/2020 3:40:47 PM
[World] The racial wealth gap and other forms of inequality limit U.S. economic strength: Moody’s Racial inequality hurts everyone in the U.S. and drives “social risk,” Moody’s analysts say.
Published:7/16/2020 3:09:44 PM
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