A Democratic strategist and former presidential campaign advisor is predicting that Republican Donald Trump would beat Democrat Hillary Clinton by a landslide in the general election with the help of working class whites leaving the Democratic Party in droves.
Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama’s health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling across the country ahead of the political conventions this summer.
Those who see violence as an inevitable result of this tumultuous election cycle are being proven right. Last night saw hundreds of protests with Mexican flags clashing with police and attacking Donald Trump supporters in Southern California. Chances are that we haven’t seen anything yet… (sadly)
If there were any doubts that Hillary Clinton favors a neoconservative foreign policy, her performance at Thursday’s debate should have laid them to rest. In every meaningful sense, she is a neocon and – if she becomes President – Americans should expect more global tensions and conflicts in pursuit of the neocons’ signature goal of “regime change” in countries that get in their way.
Members of the press hit back at Obama by advising him to refrain from hypocritical lecturing, accusing the president of being nontransparent and creating an environment in which reporters are discouraged to dig deeper for fear of government reprisals. Others accused Obama of avoiding real reporters and only taking softball interviews.
The Supreme Court on Thursday approved changes that would make it easier for the FBI to hack into computers, many of them belonging to victims of cybercrime. The changes will take immediate affect in December, unless Congress adopts competing legislation.
Colin Lokey, also known as "Tyler Durden," is breaking the first rule of Fight Club: You do not talk about Fight Club. He’s also breaking the second rule of Fight Club. (See the first rule.) After more than a year writing for the financial website Zero Hedge under the nom de doom of the cult classic’s anarchic hero, Lokey’s going public. In doing so, he’s answering a question that has bedeviled Wall Street since the site sprang up seven years ago: Just who is Tyler Durden, anyway?
The number of people crossing the border illegally is on the rise. The Border Patrol chief said the number of people coming across is consistent with the surge two years ago. Chief Patrol Agent and Commander of the South Texas Corridor Manuel Padilla Jr. insisted this time, his agents are better prepared and border security isn’t in jeopardy. However, some people don’t agree.