Financial News

The Media’s Big “Meals on Wheels” Lie

In roughly 6,000 online articles, 300 hard copy newspapers, 150 cable news shows, and countless late-night monologues, the liberal media told us last week that President Trump’s proposed budget would eliminate the Meals on Wheels program. This silliness extended to elected Democrats as well, who criticized Trump for his heartless attack on the poor and infirm. And it’s basically nonsense. ...

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Trump Orders Overhaul of Executive Branch

In an executive order signed Monday, President Trump demanded a thorough audit of federal agencies to make sure American taxpayers aren’t seeing their hard-earned money wasted by inefficiency inside the Executive Branch. “This executive order is another major step toward making the federal government efficient, effective, and accountable to the people,” Trump said. “There is duplication and redundancy everywhere. Billions ...

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Trump Offers Planned Parenthood a Lifeline…of Sorts

Republicans have been promising to strip Planned Parenthood of its federal funding since undercover tapes proved the organization was profiting from the sale of fetal tissue, but President Trump has offered the company a deal: Stop performing abortions and you can keep your $500 million in annual grants. Think they’ll take the offer? In case you had any illusions about ...

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Gun Sales Slow Down Due to Trump’s Election

Conservatives and the NRA expect President Donald Trump to be good for the Second Amendment, but the latest figures show that he may not be good for the gun industry itself. According to TheStreet, American Outdoor Brands, the company formerly known as Smith & Wesson, issued an earnings report this week that cost them 6 percent in Friday’s pre-market trading. ...

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Sen. Rand Paul Goes Searching for Obamacare Bill

Sen. Rand Paul blasted his Republican colleagues in the other chamber of the Capitol on Thursday after searching in vain for a copy of the House plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Irritated that the bill’s draft was being kept in a “secret location,” Sen. Paul finally marched over to the House of Representatives with a gaggle of reporters merrily ...

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Graham and McCain Need to Get a Grip

While the rest of the Republican Party is busy celebrating the Make America Great Again movement and hoping for good things to come out of the Trump era, Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain can apparently not come to terms with the new direction of the conservative movement. Every time they get in front of a microphone, we can only ...

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Conservative Impatience Growing with Paul Ryan on Obamacare Repeal

In an interview with a NY radio station this weekend, former Donald Trump campaign adviser Betsy McCaughey said it was time for Republicans in Congress to get their act together. McCaughey, the former lieutenant governor of New York, told 970 AM host John Catsimatidis that Trump’s supporters were quickly growing impatient. “Paul Ryan isn’t doing his job,” she said. “If ...

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GOP Senator Won’t Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

House Speaker Paul Ryan has said that Congress will include a clause to defund Planned Parenthood in its bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but at least one Republican in the Senate now says she will never vote for any legislation that goes that route. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska told her state legislature this week that the two ...

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America Somehow Survives “Day Without Immigrants”

A few restaurants and coffee stands may have closed up shop on Thursday, but somehow the United States made it through a “Day Without Immigrants,” the protest strike organized in Washington, D.C. and throughout the country. Does this prove that we can indeed start deporting people? Anyway, we’re sure plenty of people were inconvenienced and we’re sure plenty of business ...

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Report: Trump’s Wall Would Save Taxpayers Billions

We’ve all seen the financial estimates. If President Donald Trump isn’t able to get Mexico to pony up the funds to build a southern border wall, construction and maintenance could cost the taxpayers as much as $15 billion. Trump himself has said that those figures should be disregarded – that he will negotiate the price down to a much more ...

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