August 12, 2022

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The Great Reconciliation of Asset Prices in 2022

Commentary The coming new year will be fraught with risk due to the removal of central bank and government supports. This could very likely lead to a collapse of the most overvalued stock market in history. According to the Conference Board, U.S. economic growth is set to slow from 5.5 percent annual growth for all…

244 LA City Employees on Unpaid Leave Following Vaccine Mandate Deadline

City workers and first responders of Los Angeles gather in front of Los Angeles City Hall in protest of the city’s required vaccine mandates on Nov. 8, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times) LOS ANGELES‚ÄĒAt least 244 full-time city employees are on unpaid leave Dec. 20 after Los Angeles‚Äô mandate that municipal workers get vaccinated against…

Supply Chain Chaos Plagues Australian Businesses

Australia‚Äôs economic recovery has been stunted by an international supply chain crisis, with businesses struggling to secure critical supplies‚ÄĒa problem many expect will persist into 2022. The pandemic wrought by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus has made timely sea freight a rare commodity, with the intermittent closure of ports cascading into the clogging of…

Guided by Trump Hatred, Opposition Must Now Answer for Its Improprieties

Commentary The year ends in Washington amidst immense contumely. The Democrats continue monotonously on the one theme they have had these five years‚ÄĒTrump-hate, and they are now serving up that tired dish from a pre-confected misstatement of the former president‚Äôs views of the trespass and vandalism at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. It is…

Ahead Of Holiday, Senate Confirms Dozens Of Biden Nominees

The Senate confirmed 81 individuals nominated by President Joe Biden to positions in the judiciary, executive branch, and foreign service during its last three days of business, helping to clear a logjam that has alarmed members of both parties.Senators confirmed 48 ambassadors, eleven judges, and 22 other executive appointees on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday before…

‘Queen of Halloween’ celebrates the holiday every day: ‘Be anything you like’

Have you ever wished you could celebrate Halloween every day? Michelle Carlbert has, and she‚Äôs actually made her childhood dream come true with elaborate costumes or themed attire, spooky d√©cor, music and more. Carlbert, 50, started gathering Halloween collectibles at the age of 14, and she‚Äôs kept her hobby going for more than three decades, […]

US Postal Service announces holiday shipping deadlines: How to make sure packages arrive by Christmas

The United States Postal Service has announced holiday shipping deadlines that should be followed to ensure Christmas packages arrive on time.¬† The USPS recommends shipping holiday cards and gifts for Christmas by Dec. 15 using USPS Retail Ground Service if the packages must be delivered by Dec. 25, according to the USPS website. ¬† (REUTERS/Rebecca […]

Poll: 77 Percent of Americans Believe Bidenflation is Impacting Their Holiday Season  

Seventy-seven percent of Americans believe inflation is impacting their holiday season, according to Tuesday‚Äôs Yahoo News/YouGov poll. While a majority of Americans blame¬†President Joe Biden for the inflation stifling their holiday season, only 18 percent believe ‚ÄúBiden is doing enough to address it.‚ÄĚ The poll also shows overall eight in ten Americans are impacted by…

TSA Screens Two Million in Two Days Despite Holiday Travel Warnings

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials screened more than two million flyers Friday and Saturday following the government‚Äôs warning about Thanksgiving travel. ‚ÄúTSA data indicates that more than 1 million travelers were screened on Friday, the second day to reach beyond 1 million since March. Friday‚Äôs traveling numbers amounted to almost 40 percent of the TSA…

This Is the Saddest Holiday Season in Venezuelan History.

‚ÄúI have clear memories of every Christmas since 1937. I can assure you that I have never witnessed one as sad and full of sorrows as this one. People‚Äôs faces speak for themselves. There is no joy in them,‚ÄĚ Enrique Aristeguieta, a Venezuelan historian, wrote this year. Few days remain in 2017. It was a […]

TRUMP EFFECT: RECORD HOLIDAY SALES NEAR $600 BILLION; Expert: Spending Pace Not Seen Since Great Recession.

Retailers are reporting record holiday sales this season of $598 billion as of Christmas Eve, fueled by confidence in the pro-business, pro-jobs economic polices of President Donald Trump of cutting Obama-era regulations and enacting major tax cuts and reforms. Yet media reports by CBS, AP and the Wall Street Journal all failed to mention President […]

Americans Spend More Than Expected as Holiday Season Heats Up.

November retail sales up 0.8% from prior month; economists saw 0.3% increase Americans are spending more than expected this holiday season, fueled by income gains, confidence in the economic outlook, buoyant financial markets and modest inflation. The boost includes in-store and online spending at brick-and-mortar retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Nordstrom Inc., which […]

NK Threatens Missile Launches To Celebrate Country’s Public Holiday

Military vehicles carry missiles with characters reading ‚ÄėPukkuksong‚Äô during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country‚Äôs founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj OAN Newsroom North Korea is threatening to launch another missile test as soon as next month. State officials said if the U.S. maintains a […]

Is Christmas Still a Religious Holiday in America?

Nearly nine in ten Americans will celebrate Christmas this year, but a majority say the holiday is only “somewhat” or “not too” religious for them. In recent years, fewer Americans¬†consider Christmas a “strongly religious” holiday. Less than half of¬†Americans who celebrate Christmas (43 percent)¬†still consider it a “strongly religious” holiday, according to a new study […]

Veterans Day: 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About This Federal Holiday

On the 11th day of November every year Americans observe Veterans Day, a federal holiday that honors the millions of men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Below, in no particular order of importance, are five interesting facts about the holiday, from its origins to its practice. (Photo: Reuters/Larry Downing) A […]

Potential Holiday Threats Assessed With Focus on ‚ÄėLone Wolf‚Äô Terrorists

WASHINGTON ‚ÄĒ Since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, American counterterrorism officials have increased security at national landmarks and large public events ahead of major holidays or significant anniversaries, and issued bulletins calling for increased vigilance by the public. But this Fourth of July weekend has spawned particularly strong warnings about a potential attack as […]