“…[M]any Republicans [elites] fear that Trump’s efforts to diminish people’s confidence in mainstream media, fair elections and politics itself will have a lasting impact,” POLITICO observes. You see, according to the corporate media, the only reason Americans think their elections are rigged in one way or another is because Trump said so.
If you're a parent whose home is at risk of being invaded by your residentially-challenged Millennial children, the University of Minnesota has developed a useful interactive map to help you assess where you might move to avoid them. Spoiler alert, North Dakota seems to exhibit amazing, natural Millennial-deterrent characteristics.
Following his apparent pivot to a new 'nice guy' performance in this election campaign - and the resignation of Paul Manafort, Donald Trump released his first general election ad - focused on 'safety' for Americans...
With Bernie's introduction of the "Pay Workers A Living Wage Act" the idea of a $15 per hour federal minimum wage is becoming far more real. This study takes a look at how each of the 50 states may be impacted... (spoiler alert - not well)
With the East Coast at gasoline stroage capacity, and quietly transporting unwante excess gasoline to other parts of the country, it is no longer accepting inbound cargoes. The products tanker Torm Gyda will be open for charter Aug. 21 at El Palito, Venezuela, after discharging a cargo that was diverted from N.Y. Harbor.
Following the Friday night dump of Democratic files released by the hacker Guccifer 2.0, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that after receiving "scores of mostly obscene and sick calls, voicemails and text messages", she she was forced to change her number. Pelosi added that she was on a flight to from Florida to California when the information was released, and received the unwanted messages upon landing.
In their most recent report, the so-called “trustees” of the social security system said that the trust fund’s near-term outlook had improved. So the stenographers of the financial press dutifully reported that the day of reckoning when the trust funds run dry has been put off another year - until 2034. The message was essentially take a breath and kick the can. That’s five Presidential elections away! Except that is not what the report really says...
A quick flip through David Teppeer's latest 13F shows that the "bearish billionaire" bug that recently affected such prominent asset managers as Soros, Gundlach, Druckenmiller and Icahn has not bypassed Tepper either.
"Mrs. Clinton isn’t expected to unveil new policy in Thursday’s speech." according to The Wall Street Journal. Instead, Hillary will dial up a line of attack on Donald Trump’s economic proposals in a Thursday speech that casts his agenda as a crony giveaway that erodes his populist appeal, according to a campaign official...We wonder, if Hillary has all these brilliant ideas, then why did she not share them with President Obama - who just presided over the only term without a 3% growth year in the history of America.
Hillary Clinton's campaign responded to criticism that she did not reject the support of the Orlando shooter who made headlines earlier this week when he was seen sitting in the crowd at a Clinton rally in Kissimmee, Florida: "She disagrees with his views and disavows his support." Shortly thereafter she responded to Trump's 2nd amendment comment, saying his statement demonstrates "he does not have the temperament to be president."
Is the city of Chicago about to see a wave of unprecedented chaos and violence? According to Chicago police, at a recent gathering of major gangs in the city it was agreed that they would use automatic weapons against the police, and at least one of the gangs already has “a sniper in place” but officials do not know where that sniper is located.