Russia and Turkey capitalize on America's Syria exit

October 22, 2019 inPolitics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan traveled to Russia today to negotiate the future of northern Syria — highlighting in the process the success of his audacious offensive, Vladimir Putin’s unmatched power in Syria, and America's absence from the table. Why it matters: American influence in Syria is evaporating in real time as U.S. troops withdraw. It's now Turkey and Russia that are effectively re-defining the country's borders and debating the fate...

READ: Diplomat describes pressure put on Ukraine to open 'investigations'

October 22, 2019 inPolitics

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine told Congress on Tuesday that he believed President Trump tied Ukrainian aid to requests for politically motivated "investigations." In the statement, made behind closed doors to three House committees,... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Rhode Island governor sues over control of marijuana rules

October 22, 2019 inPolitics

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Chipotle earnings preview: Avocado prices are moderating and sales of carne asada are strong

October 22, 2019 inEconomics

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is scheduled to announce its third-quarter earnings on Tuesday and analysts think avocados and carne asada will give the results a boost. Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded Chipotle CMG, -3.14%[1]   stock to neutral from underperform based on more favorable avocado pricing, as...

Senate Democrats to force vote Wednesday to overturn IRS rules on SALT deduction cap

October 22, 2019 inPolitics

Senate Democrats are expected to force a vote on Wednesday to overturn IRS regulations blocking workarounds to a provision in President Trump's 2017 tax-cut law, lawmakers announced Tuesday.Democrats are expected to bring up a resolution that would... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Has Pierre Delecto Killed Mitt Romney's Political Career?

October 22, 2019 inEconomics

Has Pierre Delecto Killed Mitt Romney's Political Career? Authored by Graham Noble via LibertyNation.com, To begin with an entirely objective statement: Rational people, when considering the worth of any politician, find nothing more distasteful than the politico in question deliberately concealing his or her true feelings, opinions, or policy agenda. All of us want our political representatives to be “real”: to stand on principle, say what he or she means, and mean...

House Democrats shuffle impeachment depositions due to events honoring Cummings

October 21, 2019 inPolitics

House Democrats have shuffled the dates of scheduled depositions in their impeachment inquiry because of events honoring Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), who died last week.An official working on the inquiry said that due to the events... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

The Latest: Republicans' lawyer defends lame-duck laws

October 21, 2019 inPolitics

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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...

Report: Huawei in "early-stage" talks to license 5G network to U.S. companies

October 19, 2019 inPolitics

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has reportedly held early-stage discussions in recent weeks with unnamed U.S. telecoms companies on "licensing its 5G network...

CNN bigwig calls for hounding 'delusional' Senate Republicans at work, home

October 19, 2019 inPolitics

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Christine Lagarde Criticizes Trump's "Tweet Here, Or Tweet There" Fed Bashing

October 20, 2019 inEconomics

Christine Lagarde Criticizes Trump's "Tweet Here, Or Tweet There" Fed Bashing If the stock market is down or bad economic data prints, one...

Why buying and selling a house could soon be as simple as…

October 20, 2019 inEconomics

On a recent weeknight, Dahlia and Adam Brown came home to their spacious Colonial on a quiet cul-de-sac in Marietta, Ga. The...

Social Security Won't Give You Security

Social Security Won't Give You Security

December 11, 2017 inVideos

If you're counting on Social Security to finance your retirement, you're in for a big surprise. Money expert Chris Hogan explains why.

Opinion

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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