NRA files for bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas

January 15, 2021 inPolitics

The National Rifle Association said Friday it has filed for voluntary bankruptcy as part of a restructuring plan. Driving the news: The gun rights group said it would reincorporate in Texas, calling New York, where it is currently registered, a "toxic political environment." Last year, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA, alleging the group committed fraud by diverting roughly $64 million in charitable...

Crenshaw knocks Biden's stimulus: 'Stop plagiarizing the last relief bill'

January 15, 2021 inPolitics

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) on Twitter Friday blasted President-elect Joe Biden's plans for coronavirus relief, alleging that the former vice president was "plagiarizing the last relief bill."This guy has no idea that all of this was just... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

January 15, 2021 inPolitics

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Videos do not show Capitol rioters on no-fly ...... Read more from our friends at the Washington Times

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks slip as big banks kick off earnings season, Biden announces new aid…

January 15, 2021 inEconomics

Stocks lose ground Friday after President-elect Joe Biden announced a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan and investors assess the kickoff of earnings season following results from a trio of big banks. ...Read more from our friends at MarketWatch

Newly sworn-in GOP senator suggests delaying inauguration

January 15, 2021 inPolitics

Newly sworn-in Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) on Wednesday suggested delaying President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration until after the coronavirus pandemic was handled, even though the date is written into the Constitution.During an interview with&... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

A Message To Anyone Who Feels Like 'Winston' In Orwell's 1984

January 15, 2021 inEconomics

A Message To Anyone Who Feels Like 'Winston' In Orwell's 1984 Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, “The ideal set up by the Party was something huge, terrible, and glittering... all thinking the same thoughts and shouting the same slogans, perpetually working, fighting, triumphing, persecuting - three hundred million people all with the same face.” That was a quote from George Orwell’s seminal work 1984 - a masterpiece that describes life in a...

COVID-19 will shorten American life expectancy, study shows

January 15, 2021 inPolitics

The coronavirus pandemic will shorten the life expectancy at birth for Americans by about a year due to the more than 336,000 deaths from the illness in the US in 2020, according to new research. ...Read more from our friends at NY Post

1/3 of people in L.A. County believed to have been infected with coronavirus

January 14, 2021 inPolitics

Southern California's COVID outbreak is in a terrible place, and hospitals haven't even been hit with a wave of potential infections from Christmas and New Year's. The big picture: Hospitalizations have stabilized, but public health officials say that's just from infections linked to Thanksgiving, the L.A. Times reports. More than 1/3 of the 10 million people in Los Angeles County are believed to have been infected with COVID. ...

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...

Intestinal bacteria may affect severity of COVID-19, researchers find

January 12, 2021 inPolitics

The bacteria lurking in COVID-19 patients’ intestines may play a role in how sick they get from the illness, according to new...

Newly sworn-in GOP senator suggests delaying inauguration

January 15, 2021 inPolitics

Newly sworn-in Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) on Wednesday suggested delaying President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration until after the coronavirus pandemic was handled, even...

Coronavirus Update: U.S. case tally climbs to 23 million — or a…

January 14, 2021 inEconomics

The global confirmed case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 92 million on Thursday, with the U.S. accounting for more...

: AMD announces new laptop and data-center chips at CES

January 12, 2021 inEconomics

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. shares swung lower Tuesday after the chip maker announced a new line of laptop and data-center chips. ...Read more...

What is Fake News?

What is Fake News?

June 29, 2017 inVideos

What is fake news? Is Donald Trump correct when he says CNN, The New York Times, and other mainstream outlets report fake...

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Pepe Escobar Covers The World: From 'New York Aristocracy' To The End Of America's Hegemony

Pepe Escobar Covers The World: From 'New York Aristocracy' To The End…

Brazilian-born journalist Pepe Escobar, who is perhaps best known for predicting the War on Terror...

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