With stupidity like this so pervasive in government, it’s no wonder why the productive and entrepreneurial spirit is being crushed in the Land of the Free. When a broken system and out-of-touch political class make it more difficult for people to produce, prosperity suffers.
Consider the state of Nebraska. What comes to mind? Common associations with the Cornhusker state include: row crops, silos, college football, Warren Buffet, and wholesome, earnest Americana. Now try this one: Refugee Capital of the United States.
In what can only be described as an epic attempt to troll both Obama and Hillary, and an apparent move to embarrass the United States over Trump's claims of that the upcoming presidential election will be "rigged", Russia has asked to send monitors to US polling stations for the Nov. 8 vote, according to reports by Russian media.
Wall Street is maneuvering to propose and implement a new retirement tax on Americans under a Hillary Clinton Administration. Leading the charge is billionaire financial oligarch Tony James, who is COO of private equity giant Blackstone. Mr. James is a generous contributor to Hillary Clinton’s Presidential run, and is listed as a “Hillblazer” by her campaign for having raised at least $100,000 toward her candidacy.
...some bureaucrats in New York City think that it is sexual harassment for a professor to base grades in part on effort and classroom behavior. It appears that the bureaucrats decided that “effort” could be interpreted as an invitation for female students to trade sex for higher grades.
The key economic releases this week include industrial production on Monday, CPI on Tuesday, and housing starts on Wednesday. There are several scheduled speeches from Fed officials this week. The Beige Book for the November FOMC period will be released on Wednesday.
According to a startling Pentagon video obtained via FOIA request, the future of global cities will be an amalgam of “Escape from New York” and “Robocop” with brutal and anarchic supercities filled with gangs of youth-gone-wild, a restive underclass, criminal syndicates, and bands of malicious hackers...without the US Army to save them.
With just 26 days until the U.S. election, U.S. stock markets are starting to consider the possibility of a dramatic Republican loss - not just the Presidential contest, but the party’s hold on Congress.
The New York attorney general's office quietly confirmed that the Clinton Foundation failed to file 3 years worth of supplemental tax disclosures regarding "donors and contributors." That said, the AG decided not to brag about the discovery on twitter as he did with the Trump Foundation's investigation.