Spotlight on Fed’s balance sheet plans

Spotlight on Fed’s balance sheet plans

The Fed has had ample time to reduce its massive $4.5 trillion balance sheet. At the very minimum, the Fed long ago could have stopped reinvesting interest. Instead, the Fed is just now coming to term with a balance sheet strategy. Federal Reserve officials are zeroing in on a strategy to begin winding down their […]

Political rights in Palestine were granted to Jews only

Political rights in Palestine were granted to Jews only

The “Mandate for Palestine” clearly differentiates between political rights-referring to Jewish self-determination as an emerging polity-and civil and religious rights, referring to guarantees of equal personal freedoms to non-Jewish residents as individuals and within select communities. Not once are Arabs as a people mentioned in the “Mandate for Palestine.” At no point in the entire […]

Book sales rise in US

Book sales rise in US

Guardian – Nielsen, which tracks book sales in several countries, released 2016 figures to coincide with this week’s London Book Fair. They show a mixed bag: physical sales are up in the UK, US and Ireland but down in Italy, Spain, Australia and South Africa. …It seems the UK and US can thank a year […]

‘American Snowflakes’ are organizing as a political movement

‘American Snowflakes’ are organizing as a political movement

The easily offended, overly sensitive, politically correct, and anti-free speech progressive leftists known as “Snowflakes” for their propensity to experience frequent meltdowns at a drop of a hat are organizing as a political movement. Ugh. CNS News reported the details: “What do we see as a key quality of an American Snowflake? Our togetherness, our […]

The most dangerous traffic hour in LA

The most dangerous traffic hour in LA

The most dangerous hour of the most dangerous day to be driving on Los Angeles freeways is Friday between 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. In 2016, there were 4,995 collisions during Friday rush hour. That’s 23 percent higher than Wednesday’s rush hour, which saw 3,962 collisions during 2016. Los Angeles is the fertile crescent of […]

One in 4 vehicles on US roads has unfixed safety recall

One in 4 vehicles on US roads has unfixed safety recall

One in four vehicles on roads in the United States is operating with an unfixed safety recall, according to a recent Carfax study. There are more than 63 million active vehicles with safety recalls, which is a 34 percent increase from 2016’s numbers. “Reducing the number of open recalls on the road is an ongoing […]

Saudi Arabia launches council for girls, ZERO girls on panel

Saudi Arabia launches council for girls, ZERO girls on panel

Saudi Arabia just announced a first of its kind in the Middle East: the creation of an all-girls council in the al-Qassim province, according to the BBC, to help support girls and women in the region. However, there was one tiny detail left out: females. A picture circulated online (above) of the 13 men of […]

ICE stalking courthouses

ICE stalking courthouses

New America Media – In a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye said she was “deeply concerned about reports from some of our trial courts that immigration agents appear to be stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests.” ICE agents have been targeting […]

China now fears underpopulation and is considering baby bonuses for second child

China now fears underpopulation and is considering baby bonuses for second child

Various countries offer baby bonuses and other child friendly policies. Singapore is a leader in the area of baby bonuses. By having two children, a middle-income Singaporean household may receive various incentives which are equivalent to S$166,000.For third and subsequent child, the household will get an additional S$8,000 as Baby Bonus and S$20,000 as Parenthood […]