Financial News

Trump Does It Again: EU Submits to Deal in Order to Avoid Steel Tariffs

His critics have been blasting him as an out-of-control lunatic who is going to destroy the U.S. economy and throw the world into a major financial crisis, but President Donald Trump was proven right (once again) on Wednesday when he reached a deal with European Union Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker that will put the U.S. on better trade footing than ...

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Gunmakers Worried That Banks Could Destroy Firearms Industry

When we talk about threats to the Second Amendment, we usually limit the discussion to Democrat politicians, liberal activist judges, and advocacy groups like Everytown for Gun Safety. But gun manufacturers and distributors are increasingly concerned that the real threat to their industry will come not from Washington but from corporate America; specifically, from financial institutions who will no longer ...

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TAXATION: Supreme Court Changes the Face of Online Commerce

In a landmark ruling on Thursday, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that states now have the ability to collect sales tax on online purchases originating locally…even if the businesses themselves do not have a physical location in the state. The decision, which came in the case of South Dakota vs. Wayfair, has the potential of changing the face of e-commerce ...

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California: Let’s Give Free Health Coverage to Illegal Immigrants!

Do California lawmakers do ANYTHING anymore to actually advocate for American citizens living in their state, or is the Democrat agenda essentially now just for illegal immigrants? We only ask because just in the last year, we’ve seen: California become a “sanctuary state” for illegals, threaten to fine employers who cooperate with ICE, defend the Oakland mayor who gave a ...

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“Financial Discrimination”: NRA Files Suit Against the State of New York

The National Rifle Association has filed a financial discrimination lawsuit against the state of New York, claiming that government officials in Albany threatened banks with fines and political punishment unless they cut ties with the gun-rights organization. According to the lawsuit, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York’s Department of Financial Services implemented a “blacklisting campaign” against any financial companies who ...

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NY Times Columnist Admits: I Was Wrong About Trump Tax Cuts

It would be tempting to gloat at a time like this, but we actually have nothing but respect for NY Times columnist David Brooks, who admitted to PBS on Friday that he got it wrong in his criticism of the Trump administration’s tax cuts. In an interview on NewsHour, the “conservative” columnist said that the GOP’s tax reform bill was ...

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Planned Parenthood Fined for Failing to Disclose Hillary Donations

A political faction of Planned Parenthood out of Wisconsin has been fined by the Federal Election Commission for failing to properly report $120,000 in expenditures allocated for the support of Hillary Clinton and Russ Feingold in the 2016 election. According to the FEC report, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin filed a report in October of that year that claimed the ...

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Spending Bill Shows Republicans Still Don’t Know How to Fight

We really appreciate some of the things this Republican-controlled Congress has been able to get done over the last year+. They passed a beautiful package of tax cuts, they… Hmm. Well, we’re sure they did some other great things over the last fourteen months, because, well, surely they did, right? Yeah, of course they did. We just can’t come up ...

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Delta’s Anti-Gun Stance Just Cost Them $50 Million

We’re not always huge fans of the government “punishing” private companies for their political stances – we’ve seen the flipside of this in places like Houston, where the Democrats on the city council wanted to deny Chick-Fil-A a permit due to the owners’ stance on LGBT issues and in California, where Los Angeles city officials want to punish any company ...

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