FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation

FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation






FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation $CNY, $USD, $USDCNY FLASH: US President Donald Trump declared China the “Grand Champions” of currency manipulation Thursday, just a few hours after his new Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, pledged a more methodical approach to analyzing Beijing’s Fx (foreign exchange) practices. In an exclusive interview with Reuters, President Trump […]






Paul Ryan, “Expect Big Things From Donald Trump’s Presidency”

Paul Ryan, “Expect Big Things From Donald Trump’s Presidency”






Paul Ryan, “Expect Big Things From Donald Trump’s Presidency” House Speaker Paul Ryan is predicting big things from the Trump Administration over the next 4 years. In an interview Thursday night, Speaker Ryan made the case for President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress. Mr. Ryan said, “I would love to do this stuff yesterday, […]






US Congress Setting Up to Ease Several Wall Street “Rules”

US Congress Setting Up to Ease Several Wall Street “Rules”






US Congress Setting Up to Ease Several Wall Street “Rules” The Republican leader of the House Financial Services Committee plans to scale back banking reforms, curb the consumer finance agency and ease regulations on financial institutions and companies looking to raise capital, according to a proposal seen Thursday. In a memo on the legislation he […]






Muslim IT Staffers Sacked in Security Probe of House Intelligence Members

Muslim IT Staffers Sacked in Security Probe of House Intelligence Members






Muslim IT Staffers Sacked in Security Probe of House Intelligence Members 3 brothers who managed office IT (information technology) for members of the US House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and other lawmakers were immediately sacked on suspicion that they accessed congressional computers without permission. The brothers: Abid, Imran, and Jamal Awan were barred from […]






China: The Year of the Rooster

China: The Year of the Rooster






China: The Year of the Rooster As Chinese people return to work last Friday, the country has entered a New Year, a year in which focused reform will play a Key role in the country’s development. It’s now the Year of the Rooster, and in Chinese culture the rooster is considered as virtuous and respectful […]






Dems, “Trump should not fight Islamic Extremism that will offend Muslims

Dems, “Trump should not fight Islamic Extremism that will offend Muslims






Dems say, “Trump should not fight Islamic Extremism that will offend Muslims “Such a move is wrongheaded insofar as persons who commit acts of violent extremism are inspired by diverse political, religious and philosophical beliefs, and are not limited to any single population or region.” Really? In fact, there have been over 30,000 murderous jihad […]






President Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigation Paving the Way for Tough Rules

President Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigation Paving the Way for Tough Rules






President Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigation Paving the Way for Tough Rules US President Donald Trump’s investigation into voter fraud in the Y 2016 election will pave the way for tough voting rules including stringent ID requirements. This is a signal of the Trump administration’s support for changes in laws that could create new restrictions on […]






Congress Has Started Undoing Obama Era Regulations

Congress Has Started Undoing Obama Era Regulations






Congress Has Started Undoing Obama Era Regulations Republican lawmakers will begin voiding hundreds of US regulations at the end of the month to fulfill their promise to undo Democratic President Barack Hussein Obama’s legacy, focusing on environmental and labor rules. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said the Republicans who will shortly control both Congress […]






Congress Giving President Donald Trump Tools “to wipe out abusive regulation”

Congress Giving President Donald Trump Tools “to wipe out abusive regulation”






Congress Giving President Donald Trump Tools “to wipe out abusive regulation” Wednesday, Republicans passed a bill in the House of Representatives that touched on nearly every step US agencies take in creating and applying new rules, continuing their blitz to radically reform “abusive” federal regulation of areas from the environment to the workplace. In a […]






It is Official: Donald Trump is the President of the United States

It is Official: Donald Trump is the President of the United States






It is Official: Donald Trump is the President of the United States It’s official: Congress has tallied the Electoral College votes and Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States Mike Pence was elected Vice President. Democrats raised lots of objections as the votes were counted Friday in a joint session of Congress. […]






US Embassy to Move to Jerusalem  

US Embassy to Move to Jerusalem  






US Embassy to Move to Jerusalem Bill seeks to counter Obama Admin refusal to call Jerusalem Israel’s capital A delegation of Republican senators is moving forward with an effort to freeze some funding to the State Department until the US Embassy in Israel is formally moved to Jerusalem, according to new legislation. The legislation comes […]






Donald Trump Will ‘Vaporize’ Barack Hussein Obama’s Legacy Fast

Donald Trump Will ‘Vaporize’ Barack Hussein Obama’s Legacy Fast






Donald Trump Will ‘Vaporize’ Barack Hussein Obama’s Legacy Fast Newt Gingrich warns that the majority of US President Barack Hussein Obama’s legacy will soon be wiped out by the Trump Administration. The former House speaker made the remarks Wednesday after he was shown a clip of Mr. Obama’s recent NPR interview where he advised Donald […]






Freedom of Speech and The Internet, Red Level Emergency

Freedom of Speech and The Internet, Red Level Emergency






Freedom of Speech and The Internet, Red Level Emergency $GOOGL, $FB In October, US President Barack Hussein Obama surrendered control over the Internet to the United Nations.  Now after the November Presidential election the main-stream media complains of “fake news” and wants to ban news sources outside the control of the corporate media. The European Union […]






Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral”

Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral”






Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral” US House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Hussein Obama’s healthcare law is entering its final stages, it is doomed. “You have to remember this law is getting much worse. It is what actuaries say, ‘Entering a death spiral.’ High, high premiums increase, high deductibles, no choices. We have to […]






Congress Allocates $1-B to Fight Opioid Crisis

Congress Allocates $1-B to Fight Opioid Crisis






Congress Allocates $1-B to Fight Opioid  Crisis Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is against it, saying it is “political cover for huge giveaways to giant drug companies.” Congress is close to passing a bill that would include a provision allocating $1-B to address the opioid epidemic. But that effort could still be upended by last-minute concerns […]






Yellen, “Fed could raise US interest rates relatively soon.”

Yellen, “Fed could raise US interest rates relatively soon.”






Yellen, “Fed could raise US interest rates relatively soon.” The Fed could raise US interest rates “relatively soon,” Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Thursday as data showing a surge in housing starts and uptick in inflation underscored her upbeat assessment of where the country stands. In Ms. Yellen’s 1st remarks since the election of Donald […]






Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Over FATCA Tax Law, Not Donald Trump

Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Over FATCA Tax Law, Not Donald Trump






Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Over FATCA Tax Law, Not Donald Trump The number of individuals who renounced their US citizenship for Q-3 of Y 2016 was the 2nd-highest in history at 1,380, US Treasury Department reported. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which enacted in Y 2010, and took years to implement, is “having […]






The Market Knows What the Market Knows, Donald Trump’s Deals are Possible

The Market Knows What the Market Knows, Donald Trump’s Deals are Possible






The Market KnowsWhat the Market Knows, Donald Trump’s Deals are Possible The financial markets are backing the President Elect’s blueprint to make America Great Again. The financial markets are saying loud and cleat that President Elect Trump’s deals are all possible For those who think compromise is in the air, the markets have told us […]






The Trump Presidency and the Marijuana Industry

The Trump Presidency and the Marijuana Industry






The Trump Presidency and the Marijuana Industry $GWPH, $SMG Of the 9 states where voters were considering legalizing marijuana for either recreational or medical use, 8 approved the statewide measures. California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada approved initiatives allowing the recreational use of cannabis, while Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota approved medical marijuana. Montana, where the […]






Congress will Continue to Investigate Hillary Clinton

Congress will Continue to Investigate Hillary Clinton






Congress will Continue to Investigate Hillary Clinton The US Congress will investigate the federal probe into Hillary Clinton’s private e-Mail server if the Democratic presidential nominee is elected or not elected, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said. Mr. King said he is not satisfied with the on-again, off-again FBI probe which has now twice cleared Mrs. […]






Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry






Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry $DIS, $KO, $PEP $JPM Lives are at stake, the health and future of children hang in the balance in this Presidential election Walt Disney World recently tried to copy the sugar and soda industries’ marketing methodology, but ended up running for cover last year when the […]






Evidence Tampering Suspected in FBI’s Clinton e-Mail Scandal Investigation

Evidence Tampering Suspected in FBI’s Clinton e-Mail Scandal Investigation






Evidence Tampering Suspected in FBI’s Clinton e-Mail Scandal Investigation FBI files show there are 2 missing boxes of printouts of Hillary Clinton’s e-Mails, as well as an allegation of evidence tampering. Initially there were 14 boxes at an office used by Mrs. Clinton and her associates in Washington, DC, and  were missing when State Department […]






Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism

Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism






Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism $GLD, $SLV People are worried there is a real possibility of the US Fed will follow in the Bank of Japan’s lead and begin buying stocks. “My biggest concern is government ownership of stocks. Stocks are companies, is that not government ownership of companies? […]






US Congress Passes Funding Bill, Government Shutdown Averted

US Congress Passes Funding Bill, Government Shutdown Averted






US Congress Passes Funding Bill, Government Shutdown Averted The US Congress approved a stop-gap funding bill Wednesday that averts a looming federal government shutdown and provides urgently needed money to help battle an outbreak of the Zika virus. Passage of the bi-partisan legislation came shortly after Republicans and Democrats ended its fight over whether Washington […]






Donald Trump, “I Will Not Personally Attack Hillary unless….”

Donald Trump, “I Will Not Personally Attack Hillary unless….”






Donald Trump, “I Will Not Personally Attack Hillary unless….” Donald Trump said it is not his “intention” to make his attacks personal against Hillary Clinton during their first presidential debate, asserting it all depends if the Democratic nominee treats him with “respect.” In a telephone interview the GOP nominee said he is not worried about […]






Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach

Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach






Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach Protect yourself with safe, natural solutions Florida officials Thursday said they have trapped the 1st Mosquitoes that tested positive for the Zika virus in the Miami area, further confirming reports of local US transmission of the illness that can cause severe birth defects. 3 Mosquito samples tested […]






There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing

There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing






There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing When US President Barack Hussein Obama travels to Asia next week, he will try to reassure leaders in the region that he still has the ability (read political power) to deliver US approval for the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), even though the 2 Presidential candidates […]






Congressional Republicans Push Billion Dollar Program to Battle Zika Virus

Congressional Republicans Push Billion Dollar Program to Battle Zika Virus






Congressional Republicans Push Billion Dollar Program to Battle Zika Virus Friday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on the Department of Health and Human Services to focus on battling the Zika Virus in the United States instead of trying to boost Barack Obamacare. “We see reports that the administration is working on yet another […]






Hillary Clinton, “I don’t need (or want) White Men”

Hillary Clinton, “I don’t need (or want) White Men”






Hillary Clinton, “I don’t need (or want) White Men” Hillary Clinton’s campaign pointed to its success in polls among non-White voters and is not worried if the Democratic nominee cannot attract more support from White male voters who comprise a large part of GOP nominee Donald Trump’s base. “We are in even better shape than […]






Obama’s Signature Pacific Trade Deal (TPP) “Dead”

Obama’s Signature Pacific Trade Deal (TPP) “Dead”






Obama’s Signature Pacific Trade Deal (TPP) “Dead” US President Barack Hussein Obama’s signature Pacific trade deal is unlikely to pass Congress before he leaves office in January, with growing opposition in both parties and the rise of anti-trade rhetoric in current presidential campaign, experts said. While acknowledging the political difficulty in trade, Obama on Tuesday […]






Donald Trump, “Hillary is pretty close to ‘unhinged'”

Donald Trump, “Hillary is pretty close to ‘unhinged






Donald Trump, “Hillary is pretty close to ‘unhinged’” Donald Trump boomeranging the negative remarks made against him, calling Democratic Presidential rival Hillary Clinton “pretty close to unhinged” and lacking the temperament to lead the country. “She’s really pretty close to unhinged,” Donald Trump said. “She’s like an unbalanced person.” At a campaign rally in Des […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The fight over Veterans’ access to medical cannabis continues, an Illinois judge told the state to quit messing around and recognize PTSD, a fired Oregon medical marijuana users wins his job back, and more.  National On Tuesday, eleven lawmakers asked the House and Senate leadership to restore medical marijuana language in the […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update A bi-partisan federal effort to open up research on medical marijuana is now underway, it looks likely that Arkansas will be voting on medical marijuana in November, a New Jersey PTSD bill advances, and more. National Monday, congressional marijuana reform fans and foes said they were working together on a new research […]






Donald Trump, “Impatient Presidents do not get to change the law”

Donald Trump, “Impatient Presidents do not get to change the law”






Donald Trump, “Impatient Presidents do not get to change the law” Republicans cheered the US Supreme Court’s 4-4 ruling Thursday killing President Barack Hussein Obama’s executive amnesty plan for the remainder of his term, with Donald Trump praising the justices for blocking “one of the most unconstitutional actions ever undertaken by a President.” “The executive amnesty from […]






The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival

The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival






The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival By now it has become clear that Iran’s expectations of an immediate economic revival following the nuclear deal were unrealistic. Tehran thought that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) would restore its severed links to the international financial system and to sources of foreign investment. Instead, the […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) becomes the 1st member of Congress to admit using medical marijuana, an Ohio medical marijuana bill is moving, and more. National On Tuesday,a GOP congressman came out of the closet on his medical marijuana use. Longtime medical marijuana supporter Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) has told marijuana reformers […]






California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”






California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult” A 5-year drought has left 40-M dead and dried-out trees in California, including 29-M that died last year California may be facing a dangerous and difficult wildfire season in Y 2016 despite a relatively wet Winter, federal officials warned Tuesday. Most of the rest of the country […]






American’s are Outraged at Obama’s Transgender Directive

American’s are Outraged at Obama’s Transgender Directive






American’s are Outraged at Obama’s Transgender Directive Donald Trump vowed Monday that if elected US President he will rescind the Obama administration’s new directives aimed at protecting transgender people against discrimination in schools and healthcare coverage. America’s conservative leaders are outraged over US President Barack Hussein Obama’s directive to all public schools to allow transgender students to use […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The DEA approves a PTSD medical marijuana study, a Senate committee votes to rein in the DEA on medical marijuana, a Utah poll has very strong support for medical marijuana, and more. National Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to prevent the DEA from undermining state medical marijuana laws. The committee […]