“You blew it”: GOP activist turns on corporations over vaccine mandates

October 24, 2021 inPolitics

The chairman of the American Conservative Union said on "Axios on HBO" he accepts "Joe Biden is my president, and I want him to succeed," but predicted Republicans retake the House and Senate in 2022 — with greater than 50% odds Donald Trump runs in 2024. The big picture: In a joint interview with his wife, Mercedes, Matt Schlapp also refused to share their vaccination status. And he told corporate America...

Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official

October 24, 2021 inPolitics

Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) said Saturday that his official Twitter account had been suspended over a post he made about Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary for health Rachel Levine, who is transgender.According to a screenshot... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Youngkin goes solo, McAuliffe leans on surrogates in home stretch of Va. governor's race

October 24, 2021 inPolitics

Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin is going at it alone in the home stretch of Virginia's gubernatorial race and passing on the chance to invite the GOP's biggest guns into the state. Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe is embracing a different strategy, rolling out the red carpet for Democratic Party players, musicians ...... Read more from our friends at the Washington Times

Need to Know - Crypto Edition: An Ether futures ETF is next likely step after ProShares…

October 24, 2021 inEconomics

Every week we highlight the most timely news in the crypto and blockchain industry, from developments in digital-asset companies, exchanges, funds and ventures, as well as important sector research and data. ...Read more from our friends at MarketWatch

Progressives' optimism for large reforms dwindles

October 24, 2021 inPolitics

Progressives’ optimism for seismic social change has dwindled this week as lawmakers stare down a stagnant Congress and increasingly impatient White House. From voting rights and immigration reform to criminal justice and student debt relief,... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Citigroup Becomes First Wall Street Megabank To Commit To "Racial Audit"

October 24, 2021 inEconomics

Citigroup Becomes First Wall Street Megabank To Commit To "Racial Audit" The fact that America's biggest banks (not to mention many of its biggest companies) have embraced virtue-signaling on issues like racial equality and representation is nothing new. But in the race to be seen as the most beneficent megabank on Wall Street, Citigroup appears to be pulling ahead. One year after releasing a 104-page paper purporting to analyze the impact of...

Instagram influencer, German tourist dead after Mexican drug shootout

October 24, 2021 inPolitics

California travel blogger Anjali Ryot and German tourist Jennifer Henzold died when a gunfight broke out between two drug-dealing groups that operate in Tulum. ...Read more from our friends at NY Post

Obama stumps for McAuliffe, urges Virginians not "to go back to the chaos" of Trump years

October 23, 2021 inPolitics

Former President Barack Obama framed a Nov. 2 gubernatorial race as a bellwether for the Democratic Party and the country, telling a crowd at a campaign event for Terry McAuliffe on Saturday that "I believe you, right here in Virginia, are going to show the rest of the country and the world that we're not going to indulge in our worst instincts." Why it matters: With just over a week to...

Millions Trust Ancestry.com With Their Genetic Code: What Could Go Wrong?

Millions Trust Ancestry.com With Their Genetic Code: What Could Go Wrong?

June 5, 2018 inOpinion

Millions of semi-conscious consumers, most of whom were probably outraged and appalled by recent privacy scandal outbreaks involving companies like Facebook and...

FSOC report shows climate change is "emerging threat" to U.S. economy

October 21, 2021 inPolitics

A top U.S. financial coordinating organization took several steps on Thursday to manage the growing risks that climate change poses to the...

Instagram influencer, German tourist dead after Mexican drug shootout

October 24, 2021 inPolitics

California travel blogger Anjali Ryot and German tourist Jennifer Henzold died when a gunfight broke out between two drug-dealing groups that operate...

"Digital Boilers" Powered By Bitcoin Mining Rigs To Supply North Vancouver With Heat 

October 23, 2021 inEconomics

"Digital Boilers" Powered By Bitcoin Mining Rigs To Supply North Vancouver With Heat  Mining cryptocurrency is an energy-intensive industry. The main by-product of high-powered...

Trump's "Truth" SPAC Is Now Up 1500%, PHUN Spikes 1000%

October 22, 2021 inEconomics

Trump's "Truth" SPAC Is Now Up 1500%, PHUN Spikes 1000% Update (1000ET): Having been halted for 30 minutes, DWAC just reopened at $175...

Where Does the Federal Government Get All That Money?

Where Does the Federal Government Get All That Money?

December 22, 2017 inVideos

Did you know that the U.S. federal government collects more than $3 trillion in taxes each year? Where does all that money...

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A Game of Benches?

A Game of Benches?

Republican activists manipulate judicial selection, diminish judicial independence Author’s note: As a Republican judge having presided...

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