"Effective propaganda always drapes itself in cuddly messaging in order to distract from the nefarious agenda underneath. This is exactly what’s going on with Chinese government funded Confucius Institutes, which have sprung up at 500 universities worldwide, including 100 in the U.S."
PV Journalist: Normally does Twitter, like, say if someone in Iran calls and is, like, ‘Hey, in our country we need these people banned so that they’re not seen? Miranda: Yeah. We do that a lot for China...
"All of society needs to be prepared for conflict, not just the military. We haven’t been using words such as total defense or high alert for 25-30 years or more. So the knowledge among citizens is very low."
Between Jim Rybecki's involvement in the Hillary Clinton exoneration - six days after the infamous "tarmac" meeting he would later help contain the fallout from, Congressional investigators should have much to catch up on with James Comey's old Chief of Staff.
American Express shares are down at one-month lows in the after-market following its announcement that the firm will suspend its share buyback program for the first half of 2018 to rebuild capital after the Tax Act.
"To ensure justice for New York taxpayers and take proactive measures to fight back against the federal government's tax plan..." NY State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announcing legislation to close carried interest loophole by imposing a 17 percent "Fairness Fix."