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Category Archives: New York City

CIA Director Mike Pompeo: Trump’s “An Avid Consumer” Of Intel, Will “Punish Leakers”

In his first interview since becoming the head of the CIA, Mike Pompeo pushed back against accusations that President Donald Trump doesn’t read his daily intelligence briefings, claiming that the president is “very interested” in what’s happening at the intelligence communities and that his daily in-person briefings with the president typically run longer than their […]

Mayor Bloomberg: Democrats Will Lose In 2020 Because “Party Is Going To Be Torn Apart”

Last night, in CNN and Anderson Cooper’s effort to desperately avoid discussing the Democratic debacle unfolding in Georgia, Cooper decided to pivot his discussion with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to focus on the 2020 election cycle.  We can only imagine the thought process: ‘ignore Georgia, surely there must be some silver lining […]

Venezuela’s ‘Goldman Bounce’ In Reserves Is Gone

The boost in foreign reserves Venezuela enjoyed after Goldman Sachs investment arm picked up $2.8 billion of bonds from the state oil company is almost gone. "We're gonna need another boost…" – time for some more Goldman 'swaps'? As Bloomberg notes, the country’s cash hoard has fallen $326 million this week to $10.2 billion, near the 15-year […]

What Housing Recovery? Real Home Prices Still 16% Below 2007 Peak

Since the financial crisis, home equity has gone from being America’s biggest driver of (illusory) wealth to one of the biggest sources of economic inequality. And while the post-crisis recovery has returned the national home price index to its highs from early 2007, most of this rise was generated by a handful of urban markets […]

Special Prosecutor Mueller Is a Political Hack

The New York Times characterizes special prosecutor Robert Mueller as being independent and fair: Robert S. Mueller III managed in a dozen years as F.B.I. director to stay above the partisan fray, carefully cultivating a rare reputation for independence and fairness. Let’s fact-check the Times … Anthrax Frame-Up Mueller presided over the incredibly flawed anthrax […]

Will Fear Of A Terror Lawsuit Stop The Saudis From Listing Aramco In the US?

The signing of a $350 billion arms deal between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the US might not be enough to convince the Saudis to bring the Aramco IPO – expected to be the biggest public offering in markets history – to New York City. While the Saudi royal family, who hosted the president […]

What Trump Told Yellen In The Oval Office (Next To Gary Cohn)

In an otherwise quiet morning as we await Jeff Sessions’ testimony, a WSJ article is making the rounds which recounts the interactions between Trump and Janet Yellen – who it turns out were born two months apart in neighboring boroughs of New York City – according to which despite Donald Trump’s fierce criticisms of the […]

The Collapse Of Penn Station: Another Failure Of Government “Enterprise”

Authored by Gregory Bresiger via The Mises Institute, Amtrak’s Penn Station in New York City, once one of the most glorious cathedrals of commerce built by one of the most successful transportation companies in history, is collapsing. Tracks are in disrepair. That’s because they have not been properly maintained over decades since Amtrak, despite promises […]

Police Brace For Clashes With Leftist Groups As “March Against Sharia” Begins

Police departments across America are bracing for another wave of leftist-inspired violence as protesters gather in 28 cities in 19 states on Saturday for the national "March Against Sharia," the Associated Press reported. Counter-protesters in virtually every city where marches are taking place have promised to disrupt them, catching the attention of local police who […]

Retired FBI Special Agent Blows The Whistle On The Real Robert Mueller

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Shortly after former FBI Director Robert Mueller was announced as the special counsel for the Russia investigation, the screeching hordes of America’s “always wrong about everything” punditry class cheered in near unison, lauding the man as some sort of second coming. This sort of thing should always […]