November 25, 2020

Tribalism isn’t our democracy’s main problem. The Conservative movement is

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By Eric Levitz From New York Mag A pernicious force was hollowing out American democracy. It had neutered Congress, and lobotomized the electorate. Lawmakers had become incapable of taking action on many of the day’s most pressing issues — and voters incapable of holding their representatives accountable for their incapacity. The connection between an American’s […]

US: Dennis Hof, brothel owner and Nevada Legislature candidate, dies at 72

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From WN The brothel-owning, evangelical Christian-backed Republican Nevada state legislature candidate who nicknamed himself the “Trump from Pahrump,” died on Tuesday, a local sheriff’s office said, Reuters reports. Dennis Hof, 72, styled himself as America’s best-known pimp, a strip-club owner who ran multiple brothels. His political rise reflected fundamental changes in electoral norms that have […]

US: Trump team unveils landmark tax plan

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From Newsmax President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in the taxes paid by corporations big and small Wednesday in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America’s middle class. But his ambitious plan alarmed lawmakers who worry about ballooning federal deficits. The plan would also reduce investment […]

Donald Trump might not be running for President

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By Jonathan Chait From New York Mag In June, Sarah Ellison reported, “according to several people briefed on the discussions,” Donald Trump was exploring “the possibility of launching a ‘mini-media conglomerate’” after the election. Ellison reported that Trump had put the project in the hands of his daughter, Ivanka, and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Today, the […]

Fox News suspends contributor agreement with Gingrich

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax Newt Gingrich will no longer appear as a guest on Fox News because of his place on Donald Trump’s vice presidential short list. “Fox News Channel has mutually agreed to suspend its contributor agreement with Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich effective immediately,” the network said in a statement, […]

Trump praises Cruz’s courage: ‘Smart Guy’

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax Donald Trump Tuesday praised Ted Cruz as a “smart guy” after the Texas senator quit the Republican presidential race in light to the developer’s landslide victory in the Indiana primary. “I have met some of the most incredible competitors that I have ever competed against right here in the Republican […]

Franklin Graham: ‘I have resigned from the Republican Party’

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax Franklin Graham has resigned from the Republican Party and become an independent, declaring that “I have no hope in the Republican Party, the Democratic Party, or tea party to do what is best for America. “Unless more godly men and women get in this process and change this wicked system, […]

Anti-Obama forces cloud global stability

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By Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday November 13, 2014 – With just 2 years effectively left in Barack Obama’s Presidency of the United States, the world suddenly looks set to face even more danger than it does currently. Control of the US House of Representatives by the Republican Party, following the November 4 […]

Experts say 2014 could be a volatile year on the markets

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By Max Fawcett From Alberta Venture If there’s one thing that you can count on in 2014, it’s more volatility At least, that’s the word from Craig Alexander, the TD Bank Group’s chief economist. That doesn’t necessarily mean a bad year on the markets, he says – just a rockier one. “I don’t know where […]