Immigrant-owned businesses contribute billions to U.S. economy

August 17, 2019 inPolitics

Immigrants in the U.S. are twice as likely to start businesses as their native counterparts for a myriad of reasons, generating at least $1 trillion in annual sales revenue, per the New American Economy (NAE). Driving the news: President Trump recently issued an immigration rule that targets legal immigrants "who are likely to use public benefit programs" — positioning them as a burden on taxpayers. However, studies show that immigrant-owned small...

Tlaib's grandmother to Trump: 'May God ruin' you

August 17, 2019 inPolitics

The grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), did not mince words about President Trump in a recent interview after he roped her into a heated back and forth with her granddaughter following the Israeli government's decision to bar her from... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Soldier from India awarded citizenship after long delay

August 17, 2019 inPolitics

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union says a member of the U.S. Army from India has been granted citizenship after a lengthy delay. Army Specialist Hiren Korat had enlisted in the Army three years ago as part of a program that was supposed to lead to expedited citizenship. But after two years of waiting, the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit in January to speed up the process. Korat...

I built a nest egg of $1 million and I’m only 46 — so why do…

August 17, 2019 inEconomics

Dear Moneyist, Over the past 25 years, my wife, 47, and I, 46, have both held professional careers, making well above the average income. Our home, purchased in 1998 for $84,000, and after $50,000 plus of upgrades and additions, is valued at $185,000. We have invested our money, maxing out 401(k)s and IRAs (including Roth IRAs) when we could. We have made investing mistakes, but...

Graham warns Trump on Taliban deal in Afghanistan: Learn from 'Obama's mistakes'

August 17, 2019 inPolitics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a foreign policy hawk and close ally of President Trump, warned the White House against withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in a deal with the Taliban.“American service members are not acting as policemen in Afghanistan... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

North Carolina 9: Back to the Future

August 17, 2019 inPolitics

It might be August of the off-year, and presidential candidates are getting virtually all of the attention, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to ignore House elections. North Carolina’s 9th District is holding a unique “redo” election Sept. 10, after the state Board of Elections found irregularities in Republican Mark Harris’s 2018 victory and no Member was ever seated in the 116th Congress. This time around, Republicans nominated state Sen. Dan...

Twitter Briefly Bans Scaramucci For Calling Trump "Fattest President Since Taft"

August 17, 2019 inEconomics

Now that the BFF affair between President Trump and former communications director Anthony Scaramucci clearly over,  Trump appears to be getting the best of Scaramucci from a social media standpoint at least for now according to the Daily Mail. Scaramucci found himself briefly suspended from Twitter on Friday after he posted an insult about the President's weight, calling him “the fattest president since William Howard Taft.” And while Twitter is famously littered...

Trump finds consistent foil in 'Squad'

August 16, 2019 inPolitics

President Trump’s tweet saying Israel should deny entry to two of his domestic political opponents was just the latest example of him elevating “The Squad,” the group of four progressive congresswomen he wants to make the face of the... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings

Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings

August 14, 2019 inOpinion

Mass shootings such as those that happened in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have given rise to an anguished national discussion...

Rep. Steve King spars with 2020 candidate Kirsten Gillibrand on Twitter over…

August 16, 2019 inPolitics

Rep. Steve King responded Thursday to White House hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand telling him to resign from Congress by casting doubt on...

Cheney on Steve King's rape, incest comments: 'It's time for him to…

August 14, 2019 inPolitics

House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) blasted Rep. Steve King on Wednesday and said it was time for the Iowa Republican...

U.S. stocks lower, giving up early boost from bullish earnings, retail sales

August 15, 2019 inEconomics

AFP/Getty Images U.S. stocks slipped Thursday afternoon, giving up an early boost from a bullish Walmart earnings report, and...

Trump Urges Israel Not To Allow "Disgrace" Reps Omar, Tlaib To Visit

August 15, 2019 inEconomics

Amid confusing and contradictory headlines, President Trump has put more pressure on Israel in his latest tweet. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), who have...

Why No One Trusts the Mainstream Media

Why No One Trusts the Mainstream Media

November 6, 2017 inVideos

Trust in the media is at an all-time low. But should it be? Why do fewer and fewer Americans trust the mainstream...

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Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings

Israeli Lessons For Mass Shootings

Mass shootings such as those that happened in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have...

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