Oscars Viewership Tumbles To Second Lowest In History

According to Nielsen, the 89th Annual Academy Awards brought in an average of 32.9 million viewers on Sunday night: that was the second lowest viewership in Oscar history and is down from the 2016 broadcast, which brought in 34 million viewers.

Guess 'Who' Just Figured Out The Fed Is Behind The Curve

"It’s like the Federal Reserve is Wayne Gretzky’s poorly coordinated older brother. Instead of skating to where the puck is going, the Fed can’t even skate to where the puck is, and is instead busy skating to where it has been."

Protest Is Increasingly Becoming Criminalized In America

The historical space available for Americans to engage in public protest has been declining for many years during the Obama administration. Unfortunately, it appears this trend is about to get a lot worse following the DAPL protests and increased activism we’ve seen since Trump’s election.

America Has A Hole In Its Head

We need a new civil war like we need a hole in the head. But that’s just it: America has a hole in its head. It’s the place formerly known as The Center. It didn’t hold.

Intel Committee Head: No Evidence Of Contact Between Trump Campaign, Russia

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said on Monday he has seen no evidence of contact between Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. Nunes said he had been briefed on a transcript of a phone call that Michael Flynn had with a Russian envoy after the election and said he did not hear anything worrisome about that call.

Have The Majors Given Up On Canada's Oil Sands?

Canadian oil sands is struggling to remain competitive in a marketplace that has changed dramatically from three years ago. A glaring example of this problem came from ExxonMobil this week, which announced that it had removed 3.3 billion barrels of Canadian oil sands from its books.

Trump Seeks "Historic" $54 Billion Increase To Defense Spending

As observed earlier in the day, as part of the leaked preliminary Trump budget, the president was set to unveil major spending increases in the US defense budget, offset by cuts to federal agencies, and other non-defense sectors. Moments ago, the first details emerged, including that the boost to defense spending is expected to be $54 billion.