New Study Finds U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Dead Last Compared To Other Developed Nations

As Republicans sit on the precipice of fumbling what will likely be their one opportunity to repeal and replace America's failed Obamacare experiment, a new study just released by The Commonwealth Fund found that the U.S., despite spending more money per capita than any other country on the planet, has the worst healthcare system in the developed world.

Republican Healthcare Bill Dead After Two More Senators Defect

With two Republican senators - Susan Collins and Rand Paul - having said previously they would not support the Senator version of the GOP healthcare bill, it meant Mitch McConnell could afford to lose just one more vote. Moments ago he lost two, when first Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) and then Sen. Jerry Moran (Kansas) announced they will not support taking up a bill repealing and replacing Obamacare, blocking the legislation.

White House Lays Out Nafta Renegotiating Strategy

The US today released a 17-page outline of a "tough negotiating strategy" to revise the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, meant to reduce trade imbalances with Mexico and Canada and boost exports of everything from farm goods to financial services while for the first time saying it would seek to deter currency manipulation by trading partners.

'Boomerangski' Returns To Bite The Clintons

"...more interestingly, the meme that has led people to believe that any contact between Russians and Americans is ipso facto nefarious, vectors into the very beating heart of the “Resistance” itself: the Clintons."

Navigating Through The Storms: "I'm Losing My Sense Of Outrage"

"My frustration and disillusionment with a world gone mad has begun to affect my mental state. I’m losing my sense of outrage which has driven me to write for the last nine years. It isn’t worth the expended energy when it will change nothing. I’m resigned to the inevitability of economic collapse. It’s just a matter of when."

Goldman Wins Patent For Its Own Cryptocoin Technology

Goldman Sachs has clinched an important victory in its race to transition from a stodgy investment bank into a fintech powerhouse: It has been awarded a patent for its proposed "SETLcoin" cryptocurrency settlement system.

Stockman On Peak Bull: Fake Economy And Fake News

"The American economy has been mangled by decades of assault on capitalist prosperity... Our overall economy has now reached a point of peak debt. The peak bull has now arrived and it is utterly unsafe to be in the casino."