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“You Afraid Of A Dead Body?” Boys Who Laughed While Man Drowned Will Face Charges

In a news story that sounds like something from Mad Max, a group of Florida teenagers who filmed themselves laughing and cracking jokes while a disabled man drowned, and then left the scene without telling anybody, will face criminal charges after all – but there’s a catch. The teenagers, each between the ages of 14 […]

Veterans’ Access To Medical Marijuana Hinges On Monday Vote

Authored by Stars And Stripes' Nikki Wentling via Military.com, A measure allowing veterans easier access to medical marijuana garnered bipartisan support in Congress last year and nearly became law. A vote on Monday could be the end of the line this year in another attempt to pass it. The House Rules Committee will soon decide […]

Hungary’s Orban: EU And “Soros Mafia Network” Are Seeking To “Muslimize Europe”

The war of words between Hungary’s outspoken prime minister Viktor Orban and liberal billionaire George Soros escalated to previously unseen levels on Saturday, when the Hungarian PM said that European Union leaders and Soros are seeking a “new, mixed, Muslimized Europe,” however during a visit to Romania, Orban said that Hungary’s border fences, supported by […]

David Rosenberg: “This Is The Single Most Important Thing For The Market Over The Next Decade”

Several years ago, Gluskin Sheff’s superstar economist (previously at Merrill), David Rosenberg (in)famously flipped from bear to bull, predicting what amounts to a victory for the Fed: a jump in (wage) inflation, a burst in economic growth, and an overall selloff in that most deflation-dependent asset, the US Treasury. None of those happened, and while […]

Is Sweden A Failed State?

Authored by Judith Bergamn via The Gatestone Institute, The Swedish state, in true Orwellian style, fights those Swedish citizens who point out the obvious problems that migrants are causing. When police officer Peter Springare said in February that migrants were committing a disproportionate amount of crime in the suburbs, he was investigated for inciting "racial […]

CBO Says McConnell Healthcare Bill Would Slash Deficits By $420 Billion, Leave 15 Million Uninsured

Another day, another CBO score for another version of the GOP's healthcare bill. This time, the agency estimates that McConnell's "Better Care Reconciliation Act" legislation would lower the federal budget deficit by $420 billion over the next 10 years by reducing spending for Medicaid and subsidies for nongroup health insurance. As The CBO notes, those […]

Another Reason Men Don’t Work: Imaginary World More Enjoyable Than The Real World

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, President Trump, like President Obama before him, point out the low unemployment rate as a measure of success. What they don’t point out are masses of people on welfare via fraudulent disabilities, people in school wasting money in dead-end retraining exercises, people who have simply given up looking for […]

Snyder Rages “We Need To Build Trump’s Wall, And We Need To Build It Tall & Strong”

Authored by Michael Snyder via The American Dream blog, Did you know that Mexico is the second deadliest nation on the entire planet? The drug war down there continues to spiral completely out of control, and often the violence spills over to our own side of the border. Thanks to President Trump, security along the […]

House GOP Unveils 2018 Budget: Here Are The Highlights

On Tuesday morning, House Republicans released a fiscal 2018 budget plan that will pose the next major political test for President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda by combining tax reform with controversial spending cuts. While unlikely, the spending plan, which covers the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, aims to move the government from a $472 billion […]

San Francisco’s Dirty Little Secret

It's one of the most racially segregated cities in North America… Via Elaine's Idle Mind blog (h/t Climateer Investing), Good Zoning Laws Make Good Neighbors Three years ago, FT had an article praising Tokyo’s laissez-faire zoning laws. Landowners can build and demolish as they see fit; the rules are set at the national level, so […]