Markets Look to US China Trade Deal

Markets Look to US China Trade Deal

With a March 1 deadline fast approaching, US and Chinese officials resume negotiations next week to prevent escalation of a trade dispute that has major implications for the global economy. China’s economy already has shown signs of slowing, while the trade war has shaken the confidence of US businesses, as retaliatory tariffs have raised prices […]

Trial of the Century in Malaysia as Najib Razak Faces Court

Trial of the Century in Malaysia as Najib Razak Faces Court

Malaysia’s toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world. The former prime minister and his cronies are accused of stealing $4.5 billion from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB in a mind-boggling fraud that stretched […]

President Trump, the Wall is Coming “One Way or the Other”

President Trump, the Wall is Coming “One Way or the Other”

Congressional negotiators are working this weekend of talks on a security plan that includes barrier on the Us-Mexican border, hoping to complete a deal to avert another government shutdown that is acceptable to President Trump. Saturday afternoon, President Trump Tweeted that if Democrats did not give him all The Wall money he is demanded, he […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

A French yellow vest protester’s hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th week runnning of unrest. Police said the injured protester lost 4 fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters from breaching the parliament’s exterior. Police could not confirm […]

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez is Not the Future of Democratic Party

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez is Not the Future of Democratic Party

The ‘bright burning’ progressive rising-starlet Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-NY) is being dubbed the future of the party, if that comes to pass the Democrats are in big trouble. In remarks on TV Thursday afternoon, Joseph Lieberman, a former Democrat who was the party’s Vice Presidential nominee in Y 2000 before turning Independent said the party must […]

AOC’s ‘Green New Deal’ Pointless

AOC’s ‘Green New Deal’ Pointless

Progressive Dem Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) call for a proposed “Green New Deal” to protect the environment “seems pointless,” Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Friday. “It is quite rich for Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez to point out the fact that we need to ruin our economy and stop all air travel and stop all cars in […]

Canada Has Money to Burn on LGBTQI

Canada Has Money to Burn on LGBTQI

Canadian taxpayers are going to spend $30m on a Global push promoting LGBTQI. Canada is stepping up as a global leader supporting LGBTQI rights with a new commitment of $30 million in dedicated funding over five years, followed by $10 million per year to advance human rights and improve socio-economic outcomes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

FBI and CNN in Collusion on Roger Stone Arrest

FBI and CNN in Collusion on Roger Stone Arrest

A draft copy of the indictment against Trump adviser Roger Stone may have been deliberately leaked by the chief prosecutor to CNN, tipping them off to the FBI raid on the “dirty trickster’s” home last week, Stone’s lawyer says. Pointing to the lack of court filing markings on the indictment draft, as well as metadata […]

Thailand’s Royalty Enters Politics

Thailand’s Royalty Enters Politics

Thailand’s royalty made an unprecedented move into politics Friday when the sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn was declared as a Prime Ministerial candidate for the 24 March elections, registration papers showed. The nomination of Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, 67 anni, the elder sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, promised to upend Thailand’s politics because it […]

President Trump Policies Ended Dems ‘War on Business’

President Trump Policies Ended Dems ‘War on Business’

FLASH: Socialist Ideas are Crazy! The White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow praised President Trump’s comments on socialism during his State of the Union address, saying America should remain a “nation of entrepreneurs who thrive from freedom and growth.” Mr. Kudlow blasted “these crazy anti-growth, anti-incentive, anti-business, anti-reward policies coming out of the opposition party.” […]

Trump-Kim Summit Venue Shows Signs of Moving Beyond Conflict

Trump-Kim Summit Venue Shows Signs of Moving Beyond Conflict

The choice of Vietnam as the venue for a 2nd US-NKorea Summit this month shows the possibility of moving beyond conflict and division toward a thriving partnership, the US State Department said Thursday. State Department spokesman Robert Palladino told a news briefing that US Special Representative for NKorea Stephen Biegun was in Pyongyang to prepare […]

President Trump Plans Rally in El Paso, Texas

President Trump Plans Rally in El Paso, Texas

FLASH: Speaker Pelosi (D:CA) Seeks Deal as Wall Deadline Nears Pesident Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struck starkly different tones in their border security standoff Wednesday, as President Trump planned a rally in a Texas border city he says exemplifies the need for a Wall and Mrs. Pelosi said she’d back any bi-partisan deal […]

President Trump, “America will never be a socialist country”

President Trump, “America will never be a socialist country”

President Trump vowed during his State of the Union address Tuesday night that “America will never be a socialist country,” in an apparent rebuke to self-described Democratic socialist Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) that drew loud cheers and a standing ovation from Republicans in the House chamber, as well as supportive applause from House Speaker […]

Trump White House “Running Like ‘5-Star Restaurant'”

Trump White House “Running Like ‘5-Star Restaurant

Tuesday, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said on TV that the White House may seem chaotic to some, but it is running like “a 5-Star restaurant.” Governor Huckabee responded to a comment from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who said that “chaos and incompetence” keeps The Trump Administration from fulfilling its responsibilities. “This is […]

Poll: President Trump’s Approval at 48%

Poll: President Trump’s Approval at 48%

US President Donald Trump’s approval rating hit 48% in his job performance in the latest poll from Rasmussen Reports. Rasmussen’s daily Presidential Tracking Poll of likely US voters shows President Trump’s approval rising: 48% approve of President Trump’s performance; 51% disapprove. 36% strongly approve of President Trump; 42% strongly disapprove. 45% approved of President Trump on […]

Darren Weir and the Hypocrisy of Australia

Darren Weir and the Hypocrisy of Australia

The Darren Weir case, guilty or not, is a sad reflection on the Australian Authorities and Media and demonstrates their strong bias against some groups of society. Darren Weir was arrested it seems for questioning, the raid on his properties was blasted around the world and the Media/Social Media in Australia found him guilty immediately. […]

Boy Bullied Because Last Name Is Trump to Attend SOTU with Our President and 1st Lady

Boy Bullied Because Last Name Is Trump to Attend SOTU with Our President and 1st Lady

A young boy who the White House says has been bullied because his last name is Trump will attend the State of the Union as President Donald Trump and 1st Lady Melania Trump’s guest. “Unfortunately, Joshua has been bullied in school due to his last name,” a White House release said of 6th-grader Joshua Trump, of Wilmington, […]

President Trump Summoned Fed Chairman to Dinner at the White House

President Trump Summoned Fed Chairman to Dinner at the White House

Monday, President Trump summoned Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to the White House for dinner to discuss recent economic developments and the overall outlook. The Fed is being tight lipped about the ongoing monetary policy discussions with President Trump. Chairman Powell’s comments were “consistent with his remarks at his press conference of last week,” the Fed […]

Ocasio, Sanders, Warren Wealth-Tax Plans are ‘Economically Illiterate’

Ocasio, Sanders, Warren Wealth-Tax Plans are ‘Economically Illiterate’

Democratic proposals like those from Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targeting the wealthy do not make sense, just ask New York’s Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo. “I see the Democrats pursue really economically illiterate proposals just because they think they sound good politically,” said Kevin Hassett, an economic advisor to President Trump. Mr. […]

Officials Paving the Way for 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

Officials Paving the Way for 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

Stephen Biegun, the US special representative for NKorea, arrived in SKorea Sunday for working-level talks on a proposed 2nd Summit between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un. Mr. Biegun plans to meet his NKorean counterpart Kim Hyok Chol to discuss the agenda and other issues ahead of the Summit slated for later this […]

Terror Attack at Brisbane Airport Subject of Major Cover Up

Terror Attack at Brisbane Airport Subject of Major Cover Up

Once again the serious threat of Islamic Terrorism has been the subject of a Massive Police/Media cover up. Australia is now a victim of Politically Correct Authorities and a Left Wing Media that will not cover the truth. Australia needs to change, the major parties have failed and parties like One Nation have grown as […]

Jobs Report Reminded Investors the US Economy is Strong and Business is Good

Jobs Report Reminded Investors the US Economy is Strong and Business is Good

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US Jobs Report for January provided reminder that US labor market remained strong despite growth worries, market volatility, and partial government shutdown. Plus, January ISM Manufacturing Index up higher than expected at 56.6 (consensus 53.6), business is good too. Foxconn Technology Group (2454:TW) said Friday that after its Chairman […]

Trump has America Back at Work

Trump has America Back at Work

US job creation saw another blockbuster month in January, blowing past the government shutdown, but that disruption helped to push the unemployment rate higher, the Labor Department reported Friday. The construction, health care, hospitality and retail sectors added tens of thousands workers, another sign the robust labor market remain a fundamental source of strength even […]

Once Senior NKorean Official Banished to Labor Camp for Anti-US Sentiment

Once Senior NKorean Official Banished to Labor Camp for Anti-US Sentiment

A once senior NKorean official was reportedly banished to a labor camp after Chairman Kim Jong Un accused him of “breaching doctrine” in a proposal for US-NKorean talks. Han Song Ryol, once the North Korean vice foreign minister, was sent to a “re-education camp” after he was removed from his position last year, a SKorean […]

President Trump Hammers ‘Chuckie’ Schumer, Dems on Iran

President Trump Hammers ‘Chuckie’ Schumer, Dems on Iran

Thursday, President Donald Trump blamed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, (D-NY), and his fellow Democrats for “being weak and passive with Iran.” “Schumer and the Democrats are big fans of being weak and passive with Iran,” President Trump tweeted Thursday morning. “They have no clue as to the danger they would be inflicting on our Country. Iran […]

President Trump Pushes Federal Fund Recipients to Buy US

President Trump Pushes Federal Fund Recipients to Buy US

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday pushing those who receive federal funds to “Buy American.” The aim is to boost US manufacturing across the board. Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, told reporters during a telephone briefing the policies are helping workers who “are blue collar, Trump people.” Later he […]

President Trump at Odds with Intelligence Community on Key Policy Issues

President Trump at Odds with Intelligence Community on Key Policy Issues

The President reopened the White House discord with the intelligence community in a series of heated Tweets Wednesday President Trump came out against the US intelligence chiefs Wednesday after they told Congress that NKorea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. “Perhaps Intelligence should go back to […]

Darren Weir Unfairly Treated by Victorian Authorities

Darren Weir Unfairly Treated by Victorian Authorities

The raid on Darren Weir conducted this morning by Police has been blasted not only around Australia but around the world thanks to the amazing coincidence of the media showing up to film the raid. How exactly does that happen, are the Police orchestrating these arrests with the Media in an attempt to prejudice public […]

Euro Will Tank as Germany Looks to Stimulate Europe

Euro Will Tank as Germany Looks to Stimulate Europe

Our target for the Euro over the next 2 years is parity to the USD. The EU have failed to recognize 1 simple fact, socialism does not work, and the people look set to pay a heavy price for the ignorance of their politicians. Germany will be left with the added burden of Merkel’s influx […]

Congress Does Not Want Another Shutdown

Congress Does Not Want Another Shutdown

Nobody wants to see another government shutdown, and Congress will cut some kind of deal that will keep the United States safe, Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) said Tuesday. “I do not think anybody wants to see what we just went through for 35 days,” the Michigan Democrat said in a TV interview Tuesday. “It hurt the […]

The Shutdown Had ‘Small Impact’ on US Economy

The Shutdown Had ‘Small Impact’ on US Economy

The US economy is strong and growing despite billions of dollars in losses during the recent partial government shutdown, said Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform Tuesday while discussing a Congressional Budget Office report that $11-B was lost, with $3-B deemed a complete loss. “The Key thing is the economy continues today to grow and […]

Dubai is Still Booming

Dubai is Still Booming

Increased infrastructure spending could bode well for the UAE economy, finds the latest Q4 edition of Global Economic Conditions (GECS) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The UAE GECS survey found overall economic confidence higher in Q4, recovering some of the ground lost in Q3. Lindsay Degouve […]

Huawei Hits Asian Markets

Huawei Hits Asian Markets

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as the charging of Chinese giant Huawei in the US cast a shadow over upcoming trade talks, while investors were also tracking a Wall Street sell-off fuelled by concerns over corporate profits. A busy week across the globe got off to a nervous start Monday after industrial giant Caterpillar and […]

President Trump Meets Chinese Vice Premier Liu This Week on Trade

President Trump Meets Chinese Vice Premier Liu This Week on Trade

Thursday, US President Donald Trump will meet Chinese Vice Premier Liu He during his visit to Washington for trade talks, the White House said on Monday. Beijing and Washington are engaging in high-level talks this week as part of negotiations intended to walk back trade tensions between the globe’s 2 largest economies. Related story The […]

There is No Permanent Economic Damage From Shutdown

There is No Permanent Economic Damage From Shutdown

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Monday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the recent partial government shutdown inflicted “no permanent damage” to the economy. “I still think the economy is very strong,” the head of the National Economic Council that advises President Trump said at a White House briefing.  “As I have said many times I […]

Fake News is About to Get Worse

Fake News is About to Get Worse

If you see a video of a politician speaking words he never would utter, or a Hollywood star improbably appearing in a cheap adult movie, don’t adjust your television set — you may just be witnessing the future of “fake news.” “Deepfake” videos that manipulate reality are becoming more sophisticated due to advances in artificial […]

African Gangs Terrorize Melbourne Children, Politicians Silent

African Gangs Terrorize Melbourne Children, Politicians Silent

African Gangs Terrorize Melbourne, Politicians Silent Australia’s imported African Gang Crime Wave continues while the Politically Correct Media join with the Left Wing Politicians to hide the facts from the Australian Public. Again this morning a Group of 30 Africans Refugees attacked and robbed 2 Australian kids 14 and 17 at a bus stop in […]

The EU is a Failed Experiment in Socialism, it is “Coming apart before our eyes”

The EU is a Failed Experiment in Socialism, it is  “Coming apart before our eyes”

The rise of populism is leading to Europe “coming apart before our eyes,” a group of 30 historians and Nobel laureates from 21 countries conclude in a co-signed letter Sunday. “We must now will Europe or perish beneath the waves of populism,” the letter reads, per the report. “We must rediscover political voluntarism or accept that resentment, […]

RNC Pledges its Undivided Support for President Trump

RNC Pledges its Undivided Support for President Trump

Friday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) voted unanimously to provide President Donald Trump its “undivided support” ahead of the Y 2020 election. The RNC voted to approve a resolution giving its “undivided support for President Donald J. Trump and his effective Presidency” at its regular Winter meeting in New Mexico this week. The resolution was […]

Thousands of Protesters to Hit the Streets in France Again this Weekend

Thousands of Protesters to Hit the Streets in France Again this Weekend

Thousands of demonstrators will take to the streets across France this weekend in protest at French President Emmanuel Macron’s policies. More than 2 months after starting their revolt over fuel tax increases, ‘yellow vest‘ protesters remain mobilized and have called for an 11th weekend running of protests. About 100,000 people protested last weekend, around the […]

Stocks Finish Higher on Headline News

Stocks Finish Higher on Headline News

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stocks jumped at the open on initial speculation that a deal to reopen the government was imminent, the notion that the Fed may be getting close to the end of its balance sheet normalization effort, plus the expression from Treasury Secretary Mnuchin that the US is making progress with China trade […]

Germany Struggles as EU Fails

Germany Struggles as EU Fails

German business confidence fell to a nearly three-year low in January, a closely-watched survey said Friday, in the latest sign of waning momentum in Europe’s top economy. The Munich-based Ifo institute’s monthly barometer slipped to 99.1 points from 101.0 in December, to hit its lowest level since February 2016. The decline was worse than analysts […]

Politicians Hunt Amazon Riches

Politicians Hunt Amazon Riches

Ministers from 75 countries — including the US and China — agreed Friday to launch talks towards establishing global rules on e-commerce at the WTO in a rare victory for international cooperation. The talks were announced by the EU’s top trade official, Cecilia Malmstrom, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos where […]

The Never-ending Euro Crisis is the Price of Socialism and Mass Immigration

The Never-ending Euro Crisis is the Price of Socialism and Mass Immigration

The European Central Bank will “probably” downgrade its growth forecasts soon, a senior official said Friday, a day after the Frankfurt institution warned that economic risks to the euro area had worsened. “The near-term growth will probably be reduced in our forecast published in March,” Bank of France governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau told Bloomberg […]

Brexit is On

Brexit is On

British finance minister Philip Hammond said Friday he believed the EU might compromise over a Brexit deal in a way that would persuade lawmakers in London to support it. “I don’t think the European Union is going to change its fundamental position around the backstop”, a controversial provision in the deal relating to Ireland, Hammond […]

Latest News from Davos

Latest News from Davos

1. Davos experts explain the Venezuela crisis Following news on Tuesday that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was unseated by opposition leader Juan Guaidó, experts gathered to discuss how the country got here and where it is headed. South American countries and Canada have recognised Guaidó as interim president. Earlier on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump […]

Trade Talks With China Will Be ‘Determinative’

Trade Talks With China Will Be ‘Determinative’

Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that the upcoming trade talks between the United States and China will be Key in determining whether the globe’s 2 largest economies can reach a deal on trade. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will meet with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington on 30-31 January. “I think […]

Socialism Destroyed Venezuela

Socialism Destroyed Venezuela

Venezuela has been in a state of deepening economic and humanitarian crisis for several years. Last week, Venezuela’s Congress declared President Nicolás Maduro illegitimate, and there were mass protests and violence across the country. On January 23, opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself President, and US President Donald Trump endorsed this declaration, as did Canada […]

Europe is a Disaster

Europe is a Disaster

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Thursday warned that risks to the eurozone economy were now tilted “to the downside”, acknowledging for the first time that waning global momentum was weighing on the region’s outlook. But he stressed the ECB had “not run out of” tools to tackle worsening headwinds, suggesting the bank was […]

Google and Facebook Keep Throwing Cash at Politicians

Google and Facebook Keep Throwing Cash at Politicians

Facing increased public scrutiny, Google and Facebook spent record amounts of money lobbying the US government on privacy and antitrust policies in 2018, with both companies topping previous highs, new data filings showed. In quarterly filings to Congress disclosed on Tuesday, Google revealed that it dished out a company-record of $21.2 million on Washington lobbying […]

President Trump, “State of the Union Address will Come after ‘the shutdown'”

President Trump, “State of the Union Address will Come after ‘the shutdown

President Trump said Wednesday night he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends. President Trump has concluded that there is “no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance of the House Chamber” and that he was not looking for an option after Speaker Pelosi (D:CA) […]

China Economic Outlook

China Economic Outlook

China’s economic growth of 6.5% in the past quarter was the weakest since the financial crisis and is expected to slow further. How are emerging domestic and global trends affecting China’s economic outlook? Did you know: China’s GDP growth is slowing from 6.6% last year to a projected 6.3% this year. Background reading: Is a […]

Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy Questions Europe’s Future

Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy Questions Europe’s Future

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says the Italian people are questioning the validity and credibility of the European project without regarding its historical merits. “Our experience might be an indication of what Europe will look like tomorrow,” he says. “A sense of despair is spreading. Even the middle class is facing poverty. Everyone feels that […]

China Retail Market is Expanding

China Retail Market is Expanding

Chinese consumers should outspend their American counterparts in 2019, with retail sales in the Asian giant continuing to grow in the coming years, according to an industry forecast published Wednesday. Retail sales in China are expected to hit $5.64 trillion, an increase of 7.5 percent over 2018, while Americans are likely to spend $5.53 trillion, […]

More Time for BREXIT Possible

More Time for BREXIT Possible

The Latest on Britain’s exit from the EU Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is suggesting it may be possible to give Britain more time to leave the European Union if it comes up with a good strategy, saying a no-deal BREXIT would be bad for everyone. Chancellor Kurz is quoted by Germany’s Welt am Sonntag newspaper […]

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Saturday, fighting broke out, as around 7,000 “yellow vest” demonstrators marched through Paris in a 10th weekend running of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government. The demonstrations were largely peaceful but Reuters Television reporters said they saw clashes break out late in the afternoon between police and demonstrators, some wearing masks, in Paris’ Invalides district. […]

President Trump, ‘I will keep my promise on border security one way or another”

President Trump, ‘I will keep my promise on border security one way or another”

Friday, President Trump made a “major announcement” Saturday on the government shutdown and his demand that Congress fund the Mexican border Wall. President Trump offered the Democrats a deal that would extend protections for so-called Dreamers by three years in exchange for $5.7-B in funds he is seeking for a border barrier in a well […]

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

It is urgent that all Australian politicians understand the dangers in the Paris Climate Agreement. Here are the Key Reasons to EXIT PARIS NOW: The science is not settled – hundreds of scientists in Australia and thousands more throughout the world reject the theory that human production of CO2 (carbon dioxide) is driving dangerous global […]

US, NKorea Holding Talks on 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

US, NKorea Holding Talks on 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

High-level diplomatic talks to finalize a 2nd summit between President Trump and NKorean leader Kim Jong Un are happening this week in Washington. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to meet former NKorean chief diplomat Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel Friday. The meeting will likely be followed by Chairman Kim’s visit to […]

German Economy Seeing Worst Year Since 2013

German Economy Seeing Worst Year Since 2013

Germany’s economic performance in Y 2018 was its weakest in 5 years, it was reported Tuesday. The German economy grew 1.5% last year, a sharp decliner from the 2.2% expansion in Y 2017, and the slowest annual rate since the European debt crisis in Y 2013. Experts say the slowdown was due to a number of […]

BREXIT Update: PM May’s Government Survived No-confidence Vote

BREXIT Update: PM May’s Government Survived No-confidence Vote

$GBP, $USD Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government survived a no-confidence vote, a day after her BREXIT deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers. The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, meaning Mrs. May can remain in office. There was no effect on US financial markets. Tuesday, UK […]

President Trump Assures US Farmers, “tough choices now reap rewards down the road”

President Trump Assures US Farmers, “tough choices now reap rewards down the road”

$SOY Monday, President Trump defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of American farmers, a Key constituency that has struggled because of his trade dispute with China, plus he promised fair trade deals that will put America’s rural heartland back on strong solid ground. “We have taken the toughest ever actions to address […]

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

Hundreds of protesters inspired by France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to government austerity programs that have hit the poor hard. Wearing yellow vests with slogans such as “Britain is Broken” written on the back, the demonstrators marched in London to demand that politicians pay attention to their plight rather than […]

President Trump, Will Not Declare an Emergency Yet

President Trump, Will Not Declare an Emergency Yet

President Trump softened expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he want to build the US-Mexico border wall as a 3-week impasse closing parts of the government continued Friday. There are about 800-K federal employees who missed their 1st paychecks under the stoppage. Lawmakers tried to reassure federal […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FDA begins to move on allowing hemp-based CBD products, Florida’s legal battle over medical marijuana takes another twist, and more. National FDA Begins Process of Allowing Hemp-Based CBD Products. After President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law late last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release pledging to pursue […]

Former FEMA Chief: “President Trump On Solid Legal Ground” if he Declares National Emergency to Fund The Wall

Former FEMA Chief: “President Trump On Solid Legal Ground” if he Declares National Emergency to Fund The Wall

A former federal emergency boss said that President Donald Trump is “on solid legal ground” if he declares a national emergency to secure funding for his much-desired border Wall. “But he is going to have some troubles along the way, and one of them will be whether libertarian conservatives are going to accept a stronger […]

Republicans ‘Unified’ Over Shutdown

Republicans ‘Unified’ Over Shutdown

Vice President Mike Pence said the President “made clear today that he is going to stand firm to achieve his priorities.” President Donald Trump says Republicans are “totally unified” in the shutdown standoff over his long-promised southern border Wall, though some GOP lawmakers have been expressing concern about the 19-day partial government closure. President Trump […]

China Trade Talks “going very well”, Extend to 3rd Day

China Trade Talks “going very well”, Extend to 3rd Day

President Trump expressed optimism that US-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing well. Chinese authorities to give a statement following the latest round of negotiations. “Talks with China are going very well!” President Trump tweeted on Tuesday as the 2nd day of mid-level meetings wrapped up. While the hosts indicated the talks would run Monday and Tuesday, […]

Venezuela and the Reality of Socialism

A public transport employee who doesn’t earn enough to feed himself, a doctor who watches his patients die for lack of medicines, a lawmaker without a legislature, three generations of one family emigrating — the list of victims of Venezuela’s crisis is long. They come from all walks of life and dread the prospect of […]

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn Appears in Court

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday he had been “wrongly accused and unfairly detained” at a high-profile court hearing in Japan, his first appearance since his arrest in November rocked the business world. In a statement prepared for the hearing and issued by a spokesperson, Ghosn was expected to conclude his remarks by saying: […]

US China Trade Talks

US officials entered a second day of trade talks with Chinese counterparts in Beijing on Tuesday, overshadowed by an unannounced visit from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. This is the first time the two sides have met face-to-face since US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping agreed to a tariff truce during a […]

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