Easy come, easy go: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos was the world’s richest man for just a few hours

Easy come, easy go: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos was the world’s richest man for just a few hours

ABC's Wide World of Sports used to say, 'The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat' in their programming and perhaps that is what Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos felt earlier today wh ...

California approves submission of referendum measure in 2018 elections to call for sovereign autonomy within the United States

California approves submission of referendum measure in 2018 elections to call for sovereign autonomy within the United States

On July 26, the state of California's Attorney General approved the submission of a referendum to the 2018 ballot to allow the people of the California to vote on whether to return ...

Another long-standing family tradition goes away as nearly half of all meals are eaten alone, and not at home

Another long-standing family tradition goes away as nearly half of all meals are eaten alone, and not at home

One of the most important traditions in the American household is going by the wayside as fewer and fewer families are coming together at the dinner table to have a family meal. Ac ...

As banks charge higher interest rates on loans, businesses will be getting paid on deposits while individuals get the shaft

As banks charge higher interest rates on loans, businesses will be getting paid on deposits while individuals get the shaft

One of the primary reasons why banks stopped or severely curtailed paying interest on depositor accounts was because the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates to near zero percent ...

Italian leadership conducting serious debate over both leaving the Euro and the Eurozone

Italian leadership conducting serious debate over both leaving the Euro and the Eurozone

In the U.S., QE and ZIRP policies implemented by the Federal Reserve over the past nine years have resulted in a massive divide between the halves and have nots, and at a disparity ...

Germany threatens retaliation against the U.S. if Congress pushes through bill for more Russian sanctions

Germany threatens retaliation against the U.S. if Congress pushes through bill for more Russian sanctions

If having U.S. businesses ready to lobby Congress to stop their fake indignation over Russia's protecting their own people and allies in Ukraine and Syria, it appears that Europe, ...

U.S. government shows its true allegiance by submitting bill making it illegal to boycott imports from Israel

U.S. government shows its true allegiance by submitting bill making it illegal to boycott imports from Israel

If anyone really believes that the U.S. actually has a working Constitution anymore, then they are sadly mistaken.  And whether it is the court supported destruction of the 4th Ame ...

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