Italy’s PM Resigned After Voters Rejected His Constitutional Reforms

Italy’s PM Resigned After Voters Rejected His Constitutional Reforms






Italy’s PM Resigned After Voters Rejected His Constitutional Reforms The EU’s embattled elite political establishment lost another round Sunday, as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned after voters rejected his constitutional reforms. Beppe Grillo, called the most dangerous man in Europe, started to make headlines at the leader of Italy’s biggest protest party more than […]






The Trump Tapes, the Trump Vote: Maintaining Perspective

The Trump Tapes, the Trump Vote: Maintaining Perspective






The Trump Tapes, the Trump Vote: Maintaining Perspective Two days later, the Trump tapes continue to reverberate. As someone who speaks and writes arguing that electing Donald Trump (with all of his imperfections) is far preferable to electing Hillary Clinton (with all of hers), I’ve been challenged by friends who are Democrats–some no longer so […]






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote

UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote The President of the European Parliament says Britain’s government was unprepared for the country’s vote to leave the European Union, and does not know when it wants to start divorce talks. Martin Schulz says the Conservative government was “in no way prepared for the ‘leave’ majority” […]






Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite

Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite






Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite The Clexit Coalition has called on the Australian Government to conduct a plebiscite on whether Australia should withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty. The Clexit (ClimateExit) Coalition, comprising over 170 representatives from 25 countries, was launched in London last week. It aims to prevent ratification or local enforcement of the […]






P. Diddy, Blacks ‘Shortchanged’ by Obama

P. Diddy, Blacks ‘Shortchanged’ by Obama






P. Diddy, Blacks ‘Shortchanged’ by Obama Black Americans “got a little bit shortchanged” by President Barack Hussein Obama, according to rap mogul and entrepreneur Sean “P. Diddy” Combs. In a candid interview aired Sunday: “Politics Nation With Al Sharpton,” Mr. Combs also urged Black voters to “hold” their vote until both US Presidential candidates Democratic […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn fell for a 5th successive trading day Friday, Wheat and Soybean also extended losses after Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU in a referendum held Thursday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, […]






“Women Vote Trump” Raising $30-M for Presidential Campaign

“Women Vote Trump” Raising $30-M for Presidential Campaign






“Women Vote Trump” Raising $30-M for Presidential Campaign Thursday, 3 of Donald Trump’s female supporters announced a new super political action committee to help the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. The group calls itself Women Vote Trump and aims to raise at least $30-M, according to its founders: Kathryn Serkes, Ann Stone and Amy Kremer. “There […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update In Oklahoma and Ohio, medical marijuana half-measures are being challenged by initiative campaigns, Oakland tries to create some racial equity in the industry, Maryland initiative hits another delay, and more.  California On Tuesday, Oakland passed an ordinance designed to encourage minority participation in the industry. The city council unanimously approved a medical […]