New York lawmaker spotted helping mother duck and ducklings cross busy street

July 4, 2020 inPolitics

Why did the mother duck and her ducklings cross the road? Because they knew their local representative was there to stop the traffic and they'd safely get to the other side. A viral video shows New York Rep. Kathleen Rice (D) and several... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Egypt's top court upholds 15-year-sentence for activist

July 4, 2020 inPolitics

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt’s highest criminal court Saturday upheld a 15-year sentence for one of the leading activists behind the country’s 2011 uprising who was convicted of taking part in clashes between protesters and security forces. The Court of Cassation also confirmed a fine of 6 million Egyptian pounds, ...... Read more from our friends at the Washington Times

Help Me Retire: We have $190,000 in retirement savings and want to use the COVID-related distribution…

July 4, 2020 inEconomics

The CARES Act allows some savers to take money out of their retirement accounts — but advisers say they should proceed with caution. ...Read more from our friends at MarketWatch

Congress eyes tighter restrictions on next round of small business help

July 4, 2020 inPolitics

Lawmakers are weighing tightening the qualifications for small business aid as they debate a fifth coronavirus bill. As part of a March $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package, Congress created the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

What We Celebrate On The Fourth

July 4, 2020 inEconomics

What We Celebrate On The Fourth Tyler Durden Sat, 07/04/2020 - 10:00 Authored by Robert Curry via RealClearPolitics.com, “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” We have heard these words all our lives. But can we still hear the dynamite in them? According to tradition, when the British under Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, their musicians played...

Americans reflect on Independence Day amid racism reckoning

July 3, 2020 inPolitics

America's leaders are rethinking how they view Independence Day, as the country reckons with the historic, unequal treatment of people of color during a pandemic which has disproportionately affected nonwhite Americans. Why it matters: The country’s legacy of racism has come into sharp focus in the weeks of protests following the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. From Confederate statues to Mount Rushmore, Americans are reexamining the...

Swalwell: Trump 'makes us look like geniuses every day for impeaching him'

July 3, 2020 inPolitics

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) said in a new interview he thinks President Trump makes him and other House Democrats "look like geniuses" for impeaching him, especially in light of reports that Russians offered bounties to Taliban-linked fighters to... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Senators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents

July 3, 2020 inPolitics

A bipartisan group of senators are trying to require foreign media outlets to disclose publicly if they are registered as foreign agents.Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), as well as Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Ben... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Trouble Comin' Every Day

Trouble Comin' Every Day

June 5, 2020 inOpinion

In 1965 Frank Zappa wrote the song "Trouble Comin' Every Day" after watching news coverage of the Watts Riots. His lyrics are...

Hong Kong's fate could represent the death of globalism

July 1, 2020 inPolitics

A new security law in Hong Kong is the latest blow to a globalist vision of the free movement of people, ideas...

Minnesota Senate GOP spotlights damage after Floyd's death

July 1, 2020 inPolitics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate opened hearings Wednesday on the unrest that rocked the state after the death of George...

The Facebook ad boycott could pay off for companies more than advertising…

July 1, 2020 inEconomics

Boycotting Facebook Inc. may be more cost-effective in elevating brand names and appealing to socially-conscious consumers for advertisers who were already looking...

Market Extra: Is the stock market closed Friday? For 4th of July…

July 2, 2020 inEconomics

Independence Day falls on Saturday this year, meaning that U.S. financial markets will be closed on Friday. ...Read more from our friends at...

Public Union: Public Enemy

Public Union: Public Enemy

July 16, 2018 inVideos

Public-sector unions have been gaming the political system for decades, bankrupting whole cities and plunging states into massive debt. How did this...

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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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