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Credit Card Debt Now Overwhelming US Consumers

Are consumers getting close to the end of their road of debt?There are some indications that they might be and that’s not good news for an economy built on consumers spending money they don’t have.Total consumer debt grew and set yet another new record in November, according to the most recent data released by the Federal…

Former GOP Rep. Chris Collins Gets 26 Months For Insider Trading

January 18, 2020 3:16 PM ET Former Republican New York Rep. Chris Collins received a 26-month sentence Friday for insider trading. Judge Vernon Broderick ruled on the case in a Manhattan federal court and also fined the former congressman $200,000 in an emotional verdict that saw Collins burst into tears, Politico reported. Then-Rep. Chris Collins…

Antifa Group To March Alongside Pro-Gun Protesters In Virginia

January 16, 2020 5:34 PM ET A diverse gathering of pro-gun protestors set to descend upon Virginia’s capital on Monday could include an unlikely ally, a local antifa group. In what Vice called a “bizarre meeting of the minds,” Richmond-based Antifa Seven Hills also strongly opposes the gun measures now likely to become law since…

The Church Of Scientology Is Trying To Weasel Its Way Out Of Sexual Assault,...

January 14, 2020 5:41 PM ET The Church of Scientology is attempting to force four women into “religious arbitration” rather than civil court after they accused the church of trying to cover up their rape allegations against one of its members The women allege “That 70s Show” actor Danny Masterson, a long-time Scientologist, assaulted them…

Here Are Paul Krugman’s Worst Predictions Ever–They’re Really Bad

January 09, 2020 5:29 PM ET New York Times economist Paul Krugman has made enough terrible predictions that an unbiased observer might wonder how he is still employed. From the effect of the internet in the 1990s to the economic consequences of President Donald Trump’s election, Krugman has managed to be on the incorrect side…

Remembering Gertrude Himmelfarb, The Great Neoconservative Woman Of Letters

January 09, 2020 5:18 PM ET The historian and intellectual Gertrude Himmelfarb, whose influence on the conservative movement has been immense, passed away just before the new year. She leaves behind an extensive body of work as a historian and woman of letters, and was a founder of the neoconservative movement, together with her husband,…

POLL: Nearly Half Of Voters Approve Of Airstrike That Killed Soleimani

January 08, 2020 6:27 PM ET Almost half of registered voters approve of President Donald Trump’s airstrike in Iraq last week that killed top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, according to a Morning Consultant Poll. The poll released Wednesday found that 47% of voters approve of the president’s drone strike while 40% disapprove, and 14% have…

Despite No Evidence Of His Guilt, A Pennsylvania Man Remains In Prison

A Pennsylvania man remains in jail despite multiple courts saying there is no longer any evidence of his guilt. Joseph Marcy was convicted in 2012 of molesting his daughter, who was six and seven at the time of the alleged incidents and sentenced to twenty to forty years in jail. In 2015, his daughter recanted,…

Ivanka Thanks US Secret Service For Preventing ‘Major Parenting Fail’ On Air Force One

January 06, 2020 6:01 PM ET Ivanka Trump shared how truly grateful she was to a member of the United States Secret Service who helped prevent what she called a “major parenting fail” on Air Force One. “Theo [Kushner] busted attempting a stealth exit from AF1 last night while I was distracted prying melted M&Ms…

Secret Service ‘Aware’ Of George Lopez’s Threat Against Trump

January 06, 2020 4:50 PM ET The United States Secret Service is “aware” of an Instagram post from comedian George Lopez that many perceived as a threat on President Donald Trump’s life. “The Secret Service is aware of the [post] made by Mr. Lopez,” a U.S. Secret Service representative told the Daily Caller via a…

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