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Carried Interest Tax Hike Would Give Democrats Another Victory But Hurt Economy

Andrew Quinlan, Last week, Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI) and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) held a press conference to promote legislation that will hike taxes on so called “carried interest.” Sen. Baldwin attacked President Trump’s historic tax plan and accused him of a “bait-and-switch,” because his plan cut taxes on job creators. Although, both candidate Donald

Former Trump pal Russell Simmons leads ‘I Am A Muslim Too’ rally against president

The Muslim call to prayer rang out through Times Square in New York City on Sunday afternoon as a large, mixed-faith crowd of merchandise hawkers, social activists, organizers, curious tourists – and genuine protesters – declared their allegiance with Islam. “I am a Muslim, too!” the group chanted several times at the anti-President Trump rally

Rare disease carried by rats leaves 1 dead, 2 clinging to life in New York City

A rare bacterial disease linked to rats — and normally only seen in animals — has killed one person in The Bronx and left two others fighting for their lives, city officials reported Tuesday. The three cases of leptospirosis were identified in a one block radius of the Concourse section of the Bronx over the

About 20,000 protesters march in Mexico City to send message to Trump administration

About 20,000 people took part in a march in Mexico City on Sunday demanding respect for their country and its migrants in the face of perceived hostility from President Donald Trump’s administration. Many of the marchers were dressed in white as a sign of unity. One of the banners read: “Gracias, Trump, for unifying Mexico!”

Since When Did Sports Become Harsh, Crude and Classless?

Armstrong Williams, Some commentators’ reactions to the recent tragic death of my good friend David Modell, former owner of the Baltimore Ravens, revealed a deeply hurtful strain in today’s professional sports. Football fans are understandably proud of their teams, and in some sense as competitive as the athletes they come to see play every weekend.

Yet Another Reason Clinton Lost: Trump Outworked Her

Deroy Murdock, Secretary Clinton’s supporters relentlessly claim that the “illegitimate” President-elect Donald J. Trump won, thanks to the FBI, the KGB, “fake news,” Electoral College members who voted as they promised, and perhaps the Bermuda Triangle. These sorest of losers refuse to concede that if Hillary Clinton really wanted to be president of the United

Will Republicans Acquiesce to Liberal Tax Principles?

Veronique de Rugy, Now that Republicans are on the cusp of controlling the White House — fortifying their control of both chambers of Congress — you might think they wouldn’t be so quick to surrender to the principles of the left. Yet that appears to be exactly what some Republicans are considering on a pair

Schumer Looks to Trump to Validate his Tax Raising Dreams

Steve Sherman,  Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is a long-time friend of soon to be President Trump, even though Senator Schumer now denies the friendship. Just how good of friend will be determined soon. Schumer is peddling a tax hike on the life blood of American business…capital gains. It is wrongly called the “Carried

Report details how police failed to stop ISIS cell before Paris, Brussels attacks

BRUSSELS –  Belgian police had numerous chances to unmask the Islamic State terror cell that later carried out the Paris and Brussels attacks, according to a confidential report prepared for Belgium’s Parliament. They muffed every one. In early 2015, Brussels police stopped a car driven by Brahim Abdeslam, later one of the Paris attackers, and

White House Fails to Make Case that Russian Hacking Tampered with Election

Ars Technica, Dan Goodin of Ars Technica writes that the DHS-FBI report on Russian hacking in 2016 “provides almost no new evidence to support the Obama Administration’s claims Russia attempted to interfere with the US electoral process. From Ars Technica: Talk about disappointments. The US government’s much-anticipated analysis of Russian-sponsored hacking operations provides almost none

Terror Attack: 35 killed and 40 wounded on New Year’s at Istanbul night club

An armed assailant who is believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others, according to Istanbul’s governor Vasip Sahin and Turkey’s state-run news agency. Sahin called the incident a “terror attack” but did

The 7 Worst Things The UN Has Ever Done

Michael Qazvini, The United Nations has long been a failed international organization whose words rarely match its actions. Staffed by dictators and tyrants, the UN has ignored some of the worst atrocities in the world, allowing and even sanctioning mankind’s vilest vices. On Friday, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed an egregiously anti-Israel resolution