October 20, 2020

The Bush Family’s struggle to keep up with the Conservative movement

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GEORGE H.W. BUSH By Ed Kilgore From New York Mag The late George Herbert Walker Bush was the patriarch of one of the more successful political dynasties in U.S. history, serving as president, siring another president, and then a second son who at one point looked on course to win the presidency. But “Poppy” (as […]

Abrams ends Georgia Governor bid, says she’ll file lawsuit

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From Newsmax Democrat Stacey Abrams ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia’s closely watched and even more closely contested race for governor Friday, acknowledging Republican Brian Kemp as the victor while defiantly refusing to concede to the man she blamed for “gross mismanagement” of a bitterly fought election. The speech Abrams delivered at her […]

US Elections: No Dem wave, but GOP loses house in split decision

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By David A. Patten  From Newsmax Voters in Tuesday’s election delivered a split verdict that gave both Democrats and President Donald Trump room to declare victory, with the result being a new Congress next year that will be just as deeply divided as the electorate that sent them to Washington. Democrats reclaimed control of the […]

Caribbean Roots Republican loses Florida Primary bid

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From NAN News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: Vennia Francois, the Caribbean-roots, Republican candidate for Florida’s 7th Congressional district, on Tuesday, August 28th, lost in her bid to become the party’s nominee for the November general election. Francois, a first-time candidate whose parents immigrated from the Bahamas, managed to secure just 16 […]

Why Trump has such a soft spot for Russia

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By Andrew Sullivan From New York Mag It is possible, is it not, that Donald Trump simply believes what he says. I realize, of course, that this is technically impossible from moment to moment. But bear with me. The slackened jaws, widened eyes, and general shock that greeted his chuffed endorsement of the Kremlin over […]

New York Times Tops List of Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax President Donald Trump on Wednesday released his “2017 Fake News Awards,” with The New York Times taking the No. 1 slot for a column by economist Paul Krugman saying “the economy would never recover” on the night the Republican won the White House. “2017 was a year of unrelenting bias, […]

Why tax havens persist, and where a rethink could take hold

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By Laurent Belsie From Christian Science Monitor What could be $200 billion in tax revenue instead sits in offshore centers, parked there by individuals and corporations, often legally. Some reformers would like to remedy that. One lever: new attention on the ethics and morality of the practice. NOVEMBER 8, 2017 —Money may be the mother’s […]

Caribbean hotel profits were suffering pre-hurricanes: CBRE report

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From HOTEL BUSINESS ATLANTA—While the fallout for hotels from the recent hurricanes that swept across the Caribbean is far from calculated, the results are expected to only compound existing troubles the industry in the region has been suffering. In newly released data from CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research the average Caribbean hotel experienced a 4.7% decrease […]

Caribbean hotel profits suffer in 2016

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From Hospitality Net Zika, Exchange Rates and New Supply Impact Performance Atlanta, Ga. — CBRE Hotels Americas Research announced that the average Caribbean hotel in its survey sample suffered a 4.7 percent decrease in gross operating profit (GOP) during 2016, according to its newly released twelfth edition of Caribbean Trends® in the Hotel Industry. This decline […]

US: Sen. Lamar Alexander: No bipartisan deal on Obamacare repair

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From Newmax Republican Senator Lamar Alexander said on Tuesday that he had failed to reach an agreement with Democrats on a bipartisan effort to stabilize Obamacare insurance markets. In a statement, Alexander said he and Democratic Senator Patty Murray “have worked hard and in good faith, but have not found the necessary consensus among Republicans […]