Helicopter makers and the National Guard got nice a present for Christmas, but American taxpayers got a lump of coal…
The Department of Defense (DoD) has a plan to supply American-made helicopters to Afghanistan and it’s a great deal for almost everybody but the taxpayer, who is on the hook for over $800 million for the first
The United States Coast Guard is preparing to equip icebreaker vessels operating in the Arctic region with high-tech cruise missiles for the first time as Washington escalates geopolitical tensions with Russia.
Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft confirmed last week that the Coast Guard’s newest fleet of heavy icebreakers would be designed to carry cruise missiles, the Washingon Times reported.
(Natural News) When the complete (and unbiased) history is written on President Barack Obama’s administration, future generations of Americans will come to learn that his was the most corrupt in the country’s history. Forget Teapot Dome. Forget Watergate. Forget Bill Clinton’s sexual proclivities. Barack Obama has them
(Natural News) If you want to be healthy, you should not only take care of your physical well-being, but also your mental health. Being happy and positive in life is one way. Follow these tips to improve your mood and live a healthier, happier life. (h/t to
Amazon.com may not only be gearing up to accept cryptocurriences as a means of payment, but I also believe that the company could be on its way to creating one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges in a move that would, I believe, be extremely synergistic for Amazon and would likely help them generate a substantial new revenue stream.
A lot of speculation is being tossed around with regard to
The family of Barry and Honey Sherman were right to doubt that their parents would’ve taken their lives in what police initially suspected to be a murder-suicide…
…Because a bombshell report from a team of private investigators published on Saturday concluded that the couple were both murdered, and then their bodies were arranged to make it look like a suicide. Multiple killers likely participated in the killings, the New York Post reported…
Is there any doubt that the Democratic Party will be blamed for the government shutdown brought on by the DACA showdown? They insisted on a DACA deal that would have enabled everybody-and-his-uncle in a DACA person’s family to migrate to this country, a formula known as chain migration. Did they really believe that would go over? Or is it just more identity politics posturing?
Having watched the dramatic growth in 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week cryptocurrency trading, TD Ameritrade is enabling retail investors to do the same for a number of ETFs including the S&P 500, Emerging Markets, and Gold.
TD Ameritrade extended trading hours on its platform starting Monday to 24 hours, five days a week for several popular exchange-traded funds. The e-broker also told CNBC that trading individual stocks around the clock may not be too far away.
It’s difficult to imagine an energy company that’s more hated and more closely monitored than Gazprom…
Perhaps in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon spill, BP attained similar levels of public oversight.
Nevertheless, defying most trends, 2017 will go down in history as one of Gazprom’s successful years: for the first time in history, its share in Europe’s gas consumption reportedly reached 40 percent.
(Natural News) At mindfulness retreats, participants often have the chance to ask their meditation teachers questions. The questions often involve anger management, discussing politics with family and friends, or simply “using mindfulness to not take that extra cookie.” However, someone will occasionally ask a challenging or provocative question.
The House has passed the three-week continuing resolution that was passed by the Senate earlier today, clearing the way for President Donald Trump to end a three-day government shutdown before he heads to Davos, Switzerland.
The current CR – the fourth since September – will keep the government funded through Feb. 8.
The vote passed 266-150. In addition to extending government funding for a few more weeks, the bill will provide money for the Children’s
After three straight years of losses at Pershing Square in the aftermath of the Valeant fiasco and Herbalife short squeeze which cost the hedge fund a -20.5% loss in 2015, -13.5% in 2016 and a -4% drop in 2017 (it is however up 0.2% YTD in 2018), it is time for drastic changes, and as Reuters reports, Bill Ackman – one of the worst performing managers in the past three years – is firing almost
President Donald Trump is once again burnishing his protectionist bona fides by slapping imported solar cells and washing machines with 30% tariffs – his most significant action taking aim at the world’s second-largest economy since he ordered an investigation into Chinese IP practices that could result in tariffs.
Acting on recommendations from US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Trump imposed the sliding tariffs. Solar imports will face a 30% tarifffor the first year, then the
Netflix stock is exploding higher to new all time highs, a repeat of what it did last quarter, soaring above its record high price and up over 9% after hours, rising above $247 per share after reporting Q4 numbers which while beating slightly on revenues ($3.29Bn, Exp. $3.28Bn), and in line on non-GAAP EPS (Adj. EPS$0.41, exp. $0.41), were far more remarkable for the subscriber numbers, which absolutely smashed expectations especially on the international streaming
(Natural News) Heart diseases are the most common causes of human mortality in the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people die of heart diseases in the U.S. every year. Caused by poor food choices and a sedentary lifestyle, heart disease
(Natural News) Is it really better for you to hit the gym on an empty stomach? It’s an odd yet intriguing idea that’s been gaining some traction in recent years. Many expert fitness experts have since and continued to come forward and speak about how this practice
(Natural News) A major cryptocurrency exchange known as BitConnect has shut down its trading platform and reverted to just a storage wallet following recent crackdowns by state authorities for the alleged unauthorized sale of securities. In a recent blog post published to the company’s website, BitConnect also
Today, more than at any time previously, Westerners are justifying a move toward collectivist thinking with the phrase, “Capitalism has failed.”
In response to this, conservative thinkers offer a knee-jerk reaction that collectivism has also had a dismal record of performance. Neither group tends to gain any ground with the other group, but over time, the West is moving
Following the not entirely surprising news at the end of last week that The FBI “failed to preserve” five months of text messages between various anti-Trump agents, Attorney General Jeff Sessions revealed today that the department of justice has launched a full investigation into this debacle.
Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.
More than 50,000 texts were exchanged between the two FBI officials who have come
One month after the addition of “blockchain” to a company’s name – or business model – became a joke in financial circles, not to mention a shortcut to soaring market cap for countless micro-cap companies, the SEC is finally getting involved.
As Reuters reports, the SEC is scrutinizing public companies that change their name or business model overnight in a bid to capitalize upon the hype surrounding blockchain technology, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said on
(Natural News) Imagine going to your local grocery store and being greeted by empty shelves, with item after item on your shopping list nowhere to be found. That might be par for the course if you live in Venezuela, but well-stocked stores are something that most Americans
(Natural News) More than half, or 60 percent, of the brain is composed of fat. Thus, healthy fats play a crucial role in the brain’s development. In particular, omega-3 fatty acids are the most important when it comes to the brain’s structure and performance. These are essential
Just moments after Senate democrats reversed, and voted through a stopgap government funding bill – one which they rejected on Friday night forcing a brief, 3-day government shutdown, and which keeps the government running until February 8 – progressives started hammering Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer over his negotiating tactics and his agreement with Senate Republican leadership to end the government shutdown on Monday.
Even Nancy Pelosi has spoken out against the deal, saying there
(Natural News) These days we’ve gotten so used to taking medication that most of us have never even considered taking natural alternatives despite the fact that most drugs often come with negative side effects. According to an article from MindBodyNetwork.com, we can deal with pain using self-induced behavior modification.
(Natural News) An oil spill is always a nasty affair, and the case involving the recently sunk Sanchi oil tanker in the East China Sea is no exception. While its sinking has already caused millions in losses and several dozen lost lives, the problem is far from