July 5, 2020

JUST IN: Coordinated ISIS attacks kill more than 148…

As tragically frequent as the deadly terror attacks across Iraq and Syria have become, today’s news is nonetheless particularly grim. More than 148 people were killed today in northwestern Syria, in “unprecedented” attacks — seven near-concurrent attacks on civilian sites such as hospitals and bus stations — on strongholds of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. […]

$1.48 Trillion: Government Collects Record-High Taxes in First Half of FY 2016, Still Runs $461 Billion Deficit

Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record $1.48 trillion for the first half of fiscal year 2016, but the federal government still ran a $461 billion deficit during that time, according to the latest monthly Treasury Department statement. Treasury receipts include tax revenue from individual income taxes, corporate income taxes, social insurance and retirement taxes, unemployment […]