Shares of pharma companies soar after Johnson & Johnson opioid fine

Shares of pharmaceutical companies surged in after-hours trading following a smaller-than-expected fine for Johnson & Johnson. (more...)

Is a Recession Imminent?

Shoppers will have to carry the load for now because weak business investment shows no sign of perking up anytime soon. Odds are, they'll be able to. (more...)

DNC Speaker: Socialism Endorsed By Constitution, Bible

A speaker at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting Friday said if free health care is labeled "socialism" by Republicans, then they should "acknowledge that the Bible must then promote socialism." "When we embrace (more...)

Trump to focus on economic accomplishments at G-7 summit

President Trump headed to France Friday night for the G-7 summit of world leaders, where he will have bilateral meetings with the leaders of most of the other nations attending to discuss economic, trade and other issues. Speaking (more&he (more...)

Hollywood Celebrates David Koch’s Death and Hopes His Brother Dies Soon

Some of Hollywood's most vile left-wing figures wasted no time on Friday to mock and even cheer the death of billionaire philanthropist David Koch, with some hoping that his brother, Charles, also meets his demise. (more…) (more...)

Limbaugh: Recent Market Turmoil a ‘Dry Run’ at a Recession Scare Before 2020 Election

Thursday on his nationally syndicated program, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh warned Wednesday market turmoil was a sign of things to come for the 2020 election. (more...)

Trump would love to make a trade deal with China ‘on our terms’

China on Thursday vowed to retaliate against any new tariffs in the trade war with the United States — even as it said it would be willing to meet the White House “halfway” on trade issues. Beijing’s Finance Ministry said in a state (more...)

Poll: 64 Percent of Voters Unwilling to Pay More Taxes for Medicare for All or Public Option

Sixty-four percent of American voters remain unwilling to pay more taxes to pay for universal coverage, such as Medicare for All or a public option, according to a poll released (more...)

Each American Is $240,000 in Debt Because of Excessive Government Spending

As Americans, we are greatly indebted not only to the men and women who have fought and died for our country, but also to the thinkers, statesmen, innovators, and ordinary people who gave us our founding principles. (more...)

10 Tips on How and When to File an Amended Tax Return

It's well past April 15. So, unless you applied for an extension, the stress and frustration of filing your federal tax return should be a distant memory by now. But what if you suddenly realize there's a mistake on your return or a new (more...)

After Spending $79 Million on Senate Run, Beto Says Senate Seat Not ‘Good Enough’

Less than a year after he spent $79 million in his attempt to get elected to the U.S. Senate, former Democratic congressman Robert "Beto" O'Rourke now says a Senate seat isn't "good enough." O'Rourke, who came out on the losing side of the (more...)

AOC: Trump Supporters Not Educated Enough to Recognize Their Own Racism

This week on Crooked Media’s “Pod Save America,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said many of President Donald Trump’s supporters were not educated enough on racism to understand the policies they support are racist. (more...)

Trump to meet with White House trade team to discuss tariffs on European automakers

President Donald Trump is planning on meeting with his trade team on Tuesday to discuss a draft report on tariffs, according to Bloomberg News. (more...)

Big Labor Still All-In for Dems

The mass defection of union members to the Trump campaign over the objections of labor leaders does not appear to have shifted campaign behavior in the midterms. Local, state, and national labor groups continue to pour money into the coffer (more...)

2018 Midterm Election: Can Dems Reverse Trumponomics After Winning Back The House?

Election 2018: The Senate will be Republican. The House will be Democratic. What does that midterm outcome mean for President Trump's economic policies of tax cuts, aggressive trade sanctions, immigration and deregulation? Gridlock. (more...)

Trump’s Republicans Beat Historical Average for Midterm Elections

Republicans were disappointed to lose the House of Representatives to Democrats on Tuesday. But they gained several seats in the Senate. Overall the GOP out-performed the historical average for the president's party. (more...)

Amazon raising minimum wage for US workers to $15 per hour

Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday the wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary and (more...)

Congress’ Trillion-Dollar Budget Blunder

I have spent some three decades railing against faulty budgetary scoring of tax bills, but the latest charade from the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Tax Committee takes the cake. The story of fiscal phony math is so indefensible whe (more...)

Trump Rips 2020 Hopefuls Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Cory Booker

President Donald Trump is campaigning to boost support for Republicans in 2018, but he ripped on potential Democratic presidential challengers in 2020. (more...)

Feinstein hits back at GOP, claims she didn’t leak Ford letter

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is hitting back at GOP senators, insisting she and her staff did not leak a letter detailing the first assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “President Trump and Senate Republi (more...)

McConnell Hammers Dems on Kavanaugh: ‘Their Goalposts Keep Shifting, but Their Goal Hasn’t Moved an Inch’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) on Monday castigated how Democrats have handled the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and suggested they would not be satisfied once (more...)

Tesla shares plunge as Wall Street throws in towel, saying Musk departure could cost stock $130

Tesla's stock is falling as analysts voice concern about the negative effects from SEC's lawsuit against CEO Elon Musk.  (more…) (more...)