May 19, 2022

Belarus Set to Amend Non-Nuclear Constitution Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Belarus is set to make amendments to its non-nuclear constitution to allow for nuclear weapons after a referendum was held on Sunday amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Belarus Central Election Commission said that voter turnout stood at 78.61 percent, of which 65.2 percent voted in favor of the change. The amendments give Belarusian President…

New York Orders Russia Sanctions, Invites Ukrainian Refugees

NEW YORK—New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed an executive order Sunday forbidding her state from doing business with Russia, including cancelling its investments there. The governor also said New York will welcome Ukrainian refugees in response to Russia’s invasion, noting at a press conference in Albany that her state is home to the largest Ukrainian…

Nasdaq hits 8,000 for the first time as US and Mexico move closer to striking NAFTA deal.

Predictable market reaction to reduction in trade tensions Stocks jumped on Monday as the United States and Mexico drew closer to a deal on NAFTA. Investors also digested reassuring comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on the central bank’s policy-tightening path. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.6 percent to an all-time high, breaking above 8,000 […]

Obama Admin Secretly Gave Iran Access to US Financial System After Striking Nuclear Deal.

As if any further proof is needed to make the case that Obama secretly (and often times not-so-secretly) worked against American interests, it’s now come out that Obama gave confidential orders that allowed Iran to convert some of their funds into dollars as part of nuclear deal. NBC News (yes, if you can believe it) […]

The Importance of Striking Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center.

This photo shows the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes in Barzeh, near Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April 14, 2018. (SANA via AP) With air strikes on Syria’s chemical weapons facilities, carried out jointly with Britain and France, America has done the right thing. Leading […]

11 Striking Stories from 2017.

Looking back a tumultuous year, here are 11 stories that especially caught my attention. 1) Donald Trump is still standing, and standing strong at that. Despite calls for his impeachment (and even death), despite claims that he was losing his health, his mind, and his grip, despite an unprecedented media bombardment, and despite his own […]

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