June, 14, 2017|

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Have you ever had a friend who managed to make you feel worse about yourself behind the vile veil of camaraderie? That best characterizes my old employer, the Fed and how it’s treated the very households it’s sworn to protect and serve...

Durant Trumps Lebron

June, 14, 2017|

Warriors are Champs Again

After the Golden State Warriors failed to finish off the Cleveland Cavaliers in last year's NBA finals, they knew they needed to get better if they wanted to be back on top of the league. For the entire year, they were known as the team that "blew a 3-1 lead". They have now relinquished that title and become NBA Champions for the second time in three years...

Trouble in Uber-Land

June, 14, 2017|

Trouble Brewing at Uber

Uber Technologies Inc. said a top member of its chief executive has left the firm. Uber's chief business officer, Emil Michael, told employees Monday that he had left the company. According to people familiar with the matter, his departure was related to a report on Uber's workplace culture by former US Attorney General Eric Holder that was presented to the board...

Calling Bulls**t on the FED, Comey, and ECB

June, 12, 2017|

This week we have the con artists known as the FED who will announce their decision on interest rates on Wednesday. They are going to hike, which is no surprise, while continuing to run the world’s largest legalized Ponzi scheme. The FED is the great American tragedy allowing people to run economic policy who only know how to borrow their way out of debt and tax the middle class...

Another Failure of Obamacare

June, 8, 2017|

Anthem's Exit

Anthem Inc.'s decision to quit Ohio's Obamacare market will leave 13,000 people without any coverage option under the program next year. That number may rise to 300,000 if the health insurer follows suit in the rest of the states where it sells. Anthem, which currently oversee Affordable Care Act plans for about 1.1 million people in 14 states, is one of the largest of the multi-state insurers that hasn't pulled back sharply from selling individual plans in the ACA...

June, 7, 2017|

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Not surprisingly, the rule of law is increasingly in focus. Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to make life much more difficult for suspected foreign terrorists: “If human rights laws stop us from doing that, then we will change those laws.” All of England takes to the polls tomorrow to vote on this issue and Brexit nearly one year on. May’s Conservatives still look to win out when the last ballot is counted, but her party’s lead has nevertheless narrowed since she took office last June...

Amazon Taking Over the World

June, 7, 2017|

Amazon Offers BIG Prime Discount

Amazon is lowering its membership fee for low-income shoppers, in an attempt to go after the stronghold Walmart currently has on the market. Amazon said Tuesday that it will offer a nearly 20% segment of the U.S. population - those who obtain government assistance...

Someone is Always Watching

June, 6, 2017|

FBI Arrests Federal Contractor

A government contractor in Georgia was arrested this weekend after a classified National Security Agency report was leaked on an alleged cyberattack attempt by Russian military intelligence officers on a voting software company and local election officials...