May 16, 2022

Treasury Secretary Says US Not Losing Control Over Inflation as Twitter CEO Issues Dire Warning

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey issued a warning about rising inflation over the weekend as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday said the United States isn’t losing control. “Hyperinflation is going to change everything. It’s happening,” Dorsey wrote on Twitter, later continuing to say: “It will happen in the U.S. soon, and so the world.” Jack…

Book Review: ‘A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II’

A British biographer and journalist, Sonia Purnell poured through documents in England and the United States for more than three years as well as conducting countless interviews to write the book “A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II.” A credit to her craft, Purnell…

Husband of Detained Iranian–British Woman on Hunger Strike

Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of imprisoned British–Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, speaks to the media after joining the family of Anoosheh Ashoori, a British man who has been jailed in Iran, to stage an ’empty chair’ protest opposite Downing Street, in London on Aug. 13, 2021. (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) LONDON—The husband of UK charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who…

China’s HNA Restructuring Plan Approved by Creditors

The HNA Group logo is seen on the building of HNA Plaza in Beijing on Feb. 9, 2018. (Jason Lee/Reuters) SHANGHAI—Creditors of China’s HNA Group have voted to approve the company’s restructuring plan, according to a court comment posted on HNA’s official WeChat page on Saturday. The court in China’s southern island of Hainan, where…

WATCH: Alleged Thieves Swipe Expensive Purses from Chicago Boutique

Thieves have repeatedly targeted retailers on and near the Magnificent Mile and Chicago police recently shared video footage of another alleged crime. “The footage shows two men stealing purses worth tens of thousands of dollars from Bottega Veneta, 800 North Michigan, around 2:54 p.m. on October 11, according to a source and CPD’s media statement,”…

‘The Swamp Is Back’: Rep. Kevin McCarthy Hammers Democrats’ ‘Expensive’ And ‘Expansive’ Relief Bill Proposals

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy declared Monday that “the swamp is back,” referring to Democrats’ efforts to include extra spending in the coronavirus relief package on items unrelated to fighting the coronavirus pandemic. McCarthy appeared on Fox News’ “Hannity” and was asked by host Sean Hannity if there was anything that he, as the House…

MAN OF THE PEOPLE: Barack Obama Is The Most Expensive Ex-President Ever

More than Bush, Clinton, and Carter? Former President Barack Hussein Obama proved again that all the rhetoric of “hope and change” and moving “forward” was nothing more than pandering to his left-wing base. According to reports, he and former First Lady Michelle Obama have become the most expensive ex-presidential couple in modern history. Stephen Dinan […]

Whoops: Looks Like “Bernie-care” Would Actually Be Twice As Expensive As Claimed

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has some pretty radical ideas about healthcare, even for the Democratic Party. Namely, Sanders wants to create a “medicare for all” universal health care system similar to those found in Europe. Sanders claims that this system will cost about $13.8 trillion over the next decade, which would be […]

U.S. sends illegal immigrants home on expensive charter flights that are largely empty

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement may be wasting loads of money flying illegal immigrants home on expensive but largely empty charter flights, according to federal auditors. A recent review by the the Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s office found that better logistical planning for deportation flights could have saved ICE up to $41 million. The watchdog agency said […]