June 21, 2021

Report: Murder rate up in 29 of US largest cities

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By Greg Richter From Newsmax The murder rate in 29 of the largest American cities was up in the first six months of 2016, according to data from the Major Cities Chiefs Association. According to the data, reported on by The Wall Street Journal, homicides were up 15 percent in the 51 large cities that […]

Is Putin behind Panama Papers leak?

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By Greg Richter From Newsmax Russian President Vladimir Putin was the first world leader mentioned when the Panama Papers leak first hit the press last week, but one prominent economist is suggesting Putin himself might be behind the leak. In a blog post at the Brookings Institution Clifford Gaddy notes that nothing in the documents […]

Jackie Mason: Bloomberg, with 12 armed dodyguards, is a hyprocrite on gun control

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By Greg Richter From Newsmax Comedian Jackie Mason on Sunday accused former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg of being a hypocrite on gun control. “He’s standing there with 12 bodyguards, telling you that you shouldn’t have a gun to protect you, while he has 12 guys protecting him!” Mason said on Aaron Klein’s Sunday radio […]

Cardinal Wuerl on Christian slaughter in Middle East: ‘This is Genocide’

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From Newsmax Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., weighed in on the escalating slaughter of Christians by terrorists and fundamentalist radicals such as the Islamic State in the Middle East on Newsmax TV on Monday. “This is genocide. This is the deliberate, organized effort to eliminate Christians from the land where they have […]

WSJ: Wealthy Connecticut’s pension problem is a ‘ticking time bomb’

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By FJ McGuire From Newsmax Connecticut has roughly half of what it needs to pay future retirement benefits for its workers, with one lawmaker calling the situation a “ticking time bomb,” The Wall Street Journal reports. Ironically, that means the Constitution State, which is home to hedge funds and some of the country’s wealthiest towns, […]