The GDP numbers for the first quarter were just reported and they’re the lowest in three years. President Trump may be in a bit of pickle here since he has already said his administration was to get the credit for the strong markets and the bullish sentiment indicators. It’s hard to say now that this tepid first quarter number is Obama’s fault.
Police power is experiencing a resurgence under President Donald Trump and his “law-and-order” drug warrior Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But we need less police power, not more. Police power is government power and vice versa. It is the police who enforce the liberty-stealing laws passed by government criminals.
With the passage of a stopgap funding bill Friday, lawmakers gave themselves another week to agree to the terms of an omnibus spending package to fund the government through the rest of the fiscal year. And as Washington works to hammer out a final plan, other matters of domestic importance to the Trump administration are also on the agenda this week, including another attempt at an Obamacare overhaul.
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Low thyroid function – hypothyroidism — is the unsuspected illness in America. Estimates are that fully 60 percent of Americans have low thyroid function, making them susceptible to all manner of illness and very low energy. Why is there so much hypothyroidism? There are several reasons for it…
During his speech to National Rifle Association members gathered for the organization’s annual leadership forum, President Donald Trump vowed that he will never, ever infringe on the right of the people to keep and bear arms.”
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In the era of President Donald Trump, we hear a lot about news reporters doing a lousy job– but a growing number also feel they have a lousy job. And as public distaste for members of the news media continues to increase, the results of a recent study probably mean fewer and fewer Americans will consider journalism careers.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week heard testimony about the U.S.’s failed efforts to defend democracy against “information warfare” the government alleges is being waged against the nation by countries like Russia.
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The American left has a nasty habit of pretending that conservatism is somehow inherently anti-woman, anti-immigrant and anti-youth. And when a candidate like the latest potential GOP entrant into the New York mayoral race comes along, they lose all credibility.
Could recent economic data be showing that subprime auto loans may be the next danger zone in the economy? I have noticed that auto loans have been getting a lot of attention lately. In a recent issue of Barron’s, two unrelated articles discussed auto loans as a potential source of worry for the economy and regulators.
The construction of a massive border wall was one of President Donald Trump’s biggest and most contentious campaign promises. And its materialization, or lack thereof, could make or break the Republican Party’s future, according to Republican National Committee Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel.
A couple recent stories I read, both seemingly unrelated, got me thinking. Is it possible nowadays that a trade war could turn into something even nastier than it has in the past? Something closer to real war, like cyberwar? Here’s what I saw.
The Kansas Second Amendment Protection Act, which passed in 2013, says firearms, accessories and ammunition manufactured and kept within the borders of Kansas are exempt from federal gun control laws. But despite that law, a Kansas gun dealer has been convicted of selling unlicensed silencers he manufactured for use in Kansas. And a buyer of one of his silencers has also been convicted.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the federal government’s renewed interest in bringing charges against him for publishing leaked material is the latest development in a growing war on free speech in the U.S.
Two recent stories comparing President Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan bear a little careful observation.
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On Monday night, President Donald Trump had dinner with war weasels Senator Lindsey Graham and John McCain to talk about North Korea. McCain and Graham came away from the affair enthused, meaning the rest of us should be wary of things to come.
For many years I have argued that the single most important preparation any person can make if they are concerned about future social or economic instability is the preparation of community building. It is the one thing that everyone needs for survival, and unfortunately, it is the one thing even many preparedness “experts” ign
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During a recent interview with the Associated Press, President Donald Trump declared that his administration is working on a plan to renegotiate NAFTA. If the president isn’t satisfied with the new terms of the so-far “disastrous” trade deal, he says its termination is still very much on the table.
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