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HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell: “We’ve become Corporate Socialism”
Derrick Blair

HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell: “We’ve become Corporate Socialism”

Cable news anchor Jane Velez-Mitchell says that corporate socialism “is the fundamental flaw of our county.” Speaking on my nationally syndicated radio program Now It’s The News, Velez-Mitchell, who hosts a nightly show on HLN, said that “corporations pretty much dictate - because of the extraordinary powers of the lobbyists – what these members of Congress will do.” “I […]

Jerry Doyle Blasts Veterans Affairs Report on Deaths at Phoenix VA Hospital
Jerry Doyle

Jerry Doyle Blasts Veterans Affairs Report on Deaths at Phoenix VA Hospital

Listen to this clip from the August 27, 2014 edition of the Jerry Doyle Show Earlier in the week the VA released a lengthy report outline the Inspector General’s investigation into the “significant delays” in care at the Phoenix VA Hospital saying these delays couldn’t be conclusively linked to the deaths of the dozens of […]

The easy fix for tax inversion, the corrupt IRS, slow growth and high unemployment
Michael Busler

The easy fix for tax inversion, the corrupt IRS, slow growth and high unemployment

Burger King has just purchased the Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Horten.  This looks to be a good corporate marriage, blending Horten’s well-known coffee and donuts to Burger King’s well-known hamburgers and fries.  But was this merger done to avoid paying high US corporate taxes?  If it was, what can be done to stop […]

Headlines We Want To See – The News (or not) In Pictures
Derrick Blair

Headlines We Want To See – The News (or not) In Pictures

From Hollywood to Liberia, from D.C. to Donetsk, the news these days takes us in so many fascinating directions! Here are some of the headlines and pictures that the media missed this week, and probably with good reason.

Jerry’s Doing Dallas & Taking The Show On The Road
Jerry Doyle

Jerry’s Doing Dallas & Taking The Show On The Road

The Jerry Doyle Show is packing up and heading to Dallas, Texas to attend the 8th annual Defending the American Dream Summit hosted by Americans For Prosperity.  From August 29th and 30th at the beautiful Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas free-market champions from Main Street to Capitol Hill will come together for an unforgettable weekend with a […]

Fed Follies: Central Bank Continues to Force Economy in Wrong Direction
Richard Ebeling

Fed Follies: Central Bank Continues to Force Economy in Wrong Direction

For more than a decade, now, Federal Reserve policy has been guided by the fear of one economic bogyman: the presumed danger of “price deflation.” The fear is unfounded and the inflationary “solution” only leads to disaster. During Alan Greenspan’s and Ben Bernanke’s watches at the helm of America’s central bank and now under Janet […]

Revised Civic Hybrid (Again)  For 2014
Bob Long

Revised Civic Hybrid (Again) For 2014

In 2012, Honda introduced to the world an all new Civic.  The automotive and consumer media heavily criticized this all new generation with its cheap interior materials, sloppy handling characteristics and high levels of cabin noise.  While the criticism had but a marginal effect on sales numbers, Honda actually listened to the complaints.  Until now, […]

As the World Burns
Michael Busler

As the World Burns

With no one in charge, the world is burning One definition of crisis is “a decision point, that if not handled properly, could turn into a disaster.”  By that definition and looking at current world events we are likely in a crisis..  It is, right now, the time for strong leadership.  And where are the […]

But What Would You Replace ObamaCare With?
Michael Busler

But What Would You Replace ObamaCare With?

As opponents of the Affordable Care Act campaign to repeal and replace Obamacare, the question is always “What are you going to replace ACA with?”  The answers never seem clear.  But there is a simple solution that remedies the problem in both the short term and the long term. What is the solution? First off, […]

AUDIO: Beyond the Partisanship, the Barack Obama Vacation Double Bogey
Jerry Doyle

AUDIO: Beyond the Partisanship, the Barack Obama Vacation Double Bogey

Jerry “unpacks” the debate surrounding Obama’s vacation and the message it sends when he goes from a press conference addressing the beheading of an American citizen by terrorist thugs to a tee time on Martha’s Vineyard. Listen to this short clip from the August 21, 2014 edition of the Jerry Doyle Show for more and to […]

More Government Involvement Leads to More Corruption
Michael Busler

More Government Involvement Leads to More Corruption

Transparency International just released its “Corruption Perceptions Index”(CPI) for 2014.  This index surveys experts on public sector corruption in 177 countries.  The US scored a 77 on the 0 to 100 scale.  This places America 19th on the list.  Ten years ago we placed 14th.  Why have we declined? This is a subject that has […]

Today's Stories

NFL Suspends 49ers OLB Aldon Smith Nine Games

NFL Suspends 49ers OLB Aldon Smith Nine Games

usatoday.com

The San Francisco 49ers will have to play more than half the regular season without one of the game’s dominant pass rushers. The NFL announced Friday it has suspended 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the season following multiple off-field incidents that violated the league’s substance abuse and personal conduct policies.

Russia and Canada Go To War…. On Twitter

Russia and Canada Go To War…. On Twitter

mediaite.com

Earlier Thursday the Canadian delegation to NATO trolled Russian paratroopers’ “accidental” incursion across the Ukrainian border with a handy map reminding them where Russia ended. As Mediaite noted, the map also gave Crimea back to Ukraine:

Failed Phone Call to MH370 Provides Clues For New Search Area

Failed Phone Call to MH370 Provides Clues For New Search Area

nbcnews.com

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 turned south earlier than previously thought, Australian authorities said Thursday, providing a new clue to the Boeing 777’s possible location in the southern Indian Ocean. Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said the new information was based on an attempted satellite phone call to the plane by Malaysia Airlines ground […]

This Leading Indicator Tells Us The Job Market is Getting Even Stronger

This Leading Indicator Tells Us The Job Market is Getting Even Stronger

qz.com

Each month we spotlight the so-called “jobs differential,” an indicator that’s buried in the Conference Board’s monthly update on US consumer confidence. The jobs differential is basically the difference between the number of people who said jobs were “hard to get” and those who said jobs were “plentiful” in the the non-profit research group’s monthly consumer […]

Yesterday's Stories

Obama On ISIS: “We Don’t Have A Strategy Yet”

Obama On ISIS: “We Don’t Have A Strategy Yet”

buzzfeed.com

President Obama said Thursday that “we don’t have a strategy yet” to combat ISIS militants and the possibility of strikes in Syria. “I don’t want to put the cart before the horse. We don’t have a strategy yet. I think what I’ve seen in soe of the news reports suggest that folks are getting a […]

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