tax

DEVELOPING: Is Trump’s Tax Cut Already DOA?

Hang onto your hat. The Donald is fixing to drive the Imperial City deeper into the debt Swamp than ever before. Whatever he has been doing for the past 97 days, it obviously didn’t involve learning a single thing about the nation’s dire fiscal plight or the procedural landmines that infest the budget process at...

401k

INVESTOR ALERT: Trump Advisers are Going After Your 401(k)

Heh… And all along you thought it was Obama who’d confiscate your 401(k). What if it turns out to be Trump? Today the president will lay out broad guidelines for what he wants in a “tax reform” package. A few details are already dribbling out. Supposedly he wants to cut the top corporate income tax...

scam

It’s “scam season” — are you ready?

I had a very stressful day over the weekend. The IRS called in the late morning and said they’d filed a lawsuit against me and had a warrant out for my arrest. One moment, I was peacefully taking pictures of passion flowers on the footpath to Iguana cafe, the next moment I was being told...

Julian Assange

Is Trump about to throw Julian Assange under the bus?

“I love Wikileaks,” candidate Donald Trump said on October 10th on the campaign trail. He praised the organization for reporting on the darker side of the Hillary Clinton campaign. It was information likely leaked by a whistleblower from within the Clinton campaign to Wikileaks. Back then he praised Wikileaks for promoting transparency, but candidate Trump...

soda

HEALTH ALERT: New risks from soft-drinks (yes, even diet ones)

The findings of two new studies add to the growing body of evidence that links soda to serious health problems. Excess sugar – especially the fructose in sugary drinks – might damage your brain, the new suggests. If you think drinking diet soda puts you in the clear, think again: One of the studies found that people...

420

The “secret code” for pot — then and now!

“They’ve outlawed the No. 1 vegetable on the planet.”— Timothy Leary In the fall of 1971, a group of boys who called themselves the Waldos (because their preferred hangout spot was a wall outside of San Rafael High School) received a very exclusive tip from a friend. The Waldos caught wind that a Coast Guard...

Berkeley

WARNING: How the street fights in Berkeley could spread nationwide

Just how close are we to repeating the political violence of interwar Germany? How bad is it, and how bad can it get? Berkeley has become a favorite battleground for these budding political street warriors. Populist-right demonstrators and radical-left protesters clashed in Berkeley, California yesterday. The belligerents used such weapons as fists, feet, rocks, pepper...

homeschool

Homeschool mom reunited with her kids (finally)

Back in early February, two elementary school aged children in New York were because their mother dared to opt to homeschool them. Last November, Kiarre Harris withdrew her children from school because she felt they deserved a better education than the system could provide. “I felt that the district was failing my children and that’s...

National Security Threat

REVEALED: The Biggest National Security Threat No One’s Talking About

While most demons conjured up by the U.S. propaganda machine are wispy hobgoblins made of lasers, smoke and mirrors, there’s one in particular that’s very real… and very dangerous I’m talking about the extremely precarious nature of the power grid in the United States. It’s not a stretch of your editor’s imagination that a small...

Allergies

Health Warning: Springtime Allergies Could Trigger Heart Attacks

“Achooo!” If you haven’t already heard this sound countless times today, you certainly will in the coming weeks. That’s because spring is about to be in full swing. And with it come runny noses, itchy eyes and, of course, endless sneezes. But as it turns out, there’s more to worry about than running out of...

Syria Strike

“Fact-Checking” Fail: What the Media Doesn’t Want You to Know About Trump’s Syria Strike

I’m beginning to understand why Cato’s Michael Cannon is frequently found , the ostensibly devoted to “sorting out the truth in politics.” When I look at how badly they’ve botched issues involving constitutional war powers, I feel his pain. On Friday, the fact-checking organization weighed in on the legal debate over President Trump’s April 6...

home security

HOME SECURITY ALERT: Don’t Make This Devastating Mistake

In these pages I’ve discussed many ways to fortify your home — from home security systems to canine sentries to devices that make it look like someone is home. Today, I’m going to focus on a key area of home protection that is often overlooked — even though it’s right in front of your face....

Obama

Obama’s “Spygate” Blows Wide Open: Who Committed Felonies?

It goes without saying that conservatives and their Sean Hannity media megaphones hated Barack Obama with a passion, and now realize that his administration facilitated and orchestrated a smear attack on the GOP candidate for President. For instance, the Daily Caller was all over the case today with even more inflammatory detail from a former...

Obama

BOMBSHELL: Obama’s NatSec Adviser Accessed NSA’s Trump Intel!

Computer logs that former President Obama’s team left behind in the White House indicate his national security adviser Susan Rice accessed numerous intelligence reports during Obama’s last seven months in office that contained National Security Agency intercepts involving Donald Trump and his associates, Circa has learned. Intelligence sources said the logs discovered by National Security...

HEALTH ALERT: Disturbing New Findings About Heartburn Drugs

Heartburn is one of the most miserable conditions you can be faced with. The constant burning, nausea and pain is agonizing. What’s worse, top heartburn meds have been linked to everything from stroke to kidney disease. And according to brand-new research from the Mayo Clinic, these dangerous drugs can up your chances of getting a...

F-35

REVEALED: All-New Defense Contracting Scandal (Costly)

Now-retired Dr Michael Gilmore, until recently the Director of Test and Evaluation for the US military, has published his final evaluation of the F-35 program, and it’s a treat. In his parting report (PDF), deliciously dated April 1*, Gilmore details a host of issues remaining with the US$391 billion-and-counting project, with everything from its combat-readiness...

Democrats Go Full-Hypocrite Over Trump’s Meeting With Egypt’s Leader!

EGYPT’S HIDEOUS TYRANT, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, is in the U.S. to visit the White House on Monday and this is how the New York Times’s Paul Krugman depicted this event: Krugman believes — or at least wants his Democratic followers to believe — that supporting and praising savage despotism in Egypt is a new development that...

Trump

Federal Judge Says Trump Might Have “Incited Violence” (Ominous)

In Kentucky, United States District Court Judge David J. Hale has ruled that President Donald Trump’s statements at a campaign rally could be viewed as incitement to violence.  At a March 2016 rally, Trump told supporters to :get ’em out of here” in reference to protesters. Supporters proceeded to assault protesters Henry Brousseau, Kashiya Nwanguma,...

Russia

SHOCKING: Mainstream Paper Jumps Off “Russia Hacked the Election” Bandwagon!

The question of whether political operative Roger Stone helped Russian hackers break into the email of Democratic politicians, to some people, invites another: Who says the hackers were Russian? The FBI does, and so do several U.S. intelligence agencies, as they’ve declared repeatedly over the past five months. But among private-sector computer security companies, not...

TSA

Latest TSA Outrage: “Sexual Assault Under Government Cover”

There’s a WaPo story by Petula Dvorak about a disgusting search — really, sexual assault under government cover — by TSA thugs: Evelyn Harris, a 65-year-old retiree who lives in Crofton, Md., was flying to San Diego this year when she went through an experience that a court might consider a sexual assault.She passed through...

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