July 2017 Archive

Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut Democrat, suggests 'political action' can end sadness

Sen. Chris Murphy says “political action” holds the key to curing all human sadness and fear.   Last night proved, once again, that there is ...

Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened once more to end required payments to insurance companies unless lawmakers repeal and replace the Obama-era ...

Donald Trump's 'paddy wagon' line puts police in awkward position

Pledging to support police officers on the front lines of the battle against violent criminal gangs, President Trump hoped to show Friday that he was in lockstep ...

Donald Trump blasts GOP Senate 'fools' for failing to end the filibuster rule

President Trump said Saturday that Republican senators look like “fools” for refusing to change Senate rules that would allow legislation such to pass with a ...

Ex-union president in Iowa sentenced for embezzlement

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – A former union president in northwest Iowa has been sentenced to a year in prison for embezzling more than $95,000 ...

Lady Gaga Subpoenaed Over Dr. Luke's Defamation Lawsuit Against Kesha

Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald’s legal team subpoenaed Lady Gaga as part of the producer’s defamation lawsuit against Kesha, who has, in her own lawsuit, accused ...

Our Brave New 'Markets' – How HFT Algos Risk A Sudden Massive Sell-Off

Authored by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, One thing is clear: These aren’t your daddy’s markets anymore. Why?  Because about 10 years ago the Rise of ...

Illinois Had The Worst Personal Income Growth In The U.S. Over The Past Decade

Submitted by Austin Berg, of IllinoisPolicy.org Illinois’ jobs growth was worse than every neighboring state, and half the neighboring state average from June 2016 to ...

In Fiscal Dire Straits, Connecticut Showers State Disability Workers With Overtime Pay

Judging by muni spreads, Illinois is widely considered the most financially troubled state in the country. However, preppy Connecticut, which has the highest per-capita income ...

Terminator speaker uses Amazon Alexa to let you talk to your future robot masters

One of the fastest rising voice-controlled assistants, Amazon’s Alexa, just got a new face, and it makes perfect, terrifying sense: It’s the Terminator. To be ...

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