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WSJ Ed Board: The Federal Reserve Needs an Outsider for Chairman, Not Yellen or Powell

Two of Donald Trump’s front-runners for Fed Chairman represent “the monetary policies that have favored the affluent and done little or nothing for the real economy,” says the Wall Street Journal’s Editorial Board. Current Chair Janet Yellen and Fed Board alum Jay Powell are, according to the publication, a continuation of the same failed Fed policies that led “so many working-class voters [to turn] to Mr. Trump in 2016.”

WSJ: Rising Populist Movement Scares Corporate Titans

Chief executives at big American companies are increasingly frustrated by the populist tone of the presidential campaign, and concerns are mounting in boardrooms and corner offices that antibusiness rhetoric may solidify even after the November election.

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WSJ: U.S. Plans to Further Arm Syrian Rebels if Ceasefire Fails

President Barack Obama’s Central Intelligence Agency and its allies in the region have crafted a plan to provide more-powerful weapons to so-called moderate Syrian rebels combating the Russia-backed Bashar al-Assad regime in case the ongoing fragile ceasefire fails, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has learned.

Federal Reserve Is Getting Worried about Inflation

Federal Reserve Is Getting Worried about Inflation

Despite a plethora of naysayers who doubt the U.S. economy is really gaining steam, the Federal Reserve is positioning its own investments for higher inflation and rising interest rates. As I predicted in August, once the Fed’s balance sheet peaked at just

NYC to Issue ID Cards with Free Benefits to Illegal Aliens

NYC to Issue ID Cards with Free Benefits to Illegal Aliens

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is ready to issue photo identification cards to illegal immigrants.  The “IDNYC” cards, which among other benefits will also give illegal immigrants discounted theater tickets and one-year memberships to cultural institutions, will be

New Republic’s Crisis Started with Leftward Shift

New Republic’s Crisis Started with Leftward Shift

The implosion of The New Republic, pending its move to New York and re-establishment as a “digital media” company, has consumed much of the political commentariat in recent days. The change is deeply mourned by former editors and writers for

Obama Tells BET: Racism ‘Deeply Rooted’ in U.S.

Obama Tells BET: Racism ‘Deeply Rooted’ in U.S.

Playing the race card more overtly than ever before, Barack Obama told Black Entertainment Television that racism is “deeply rooted” in the United States.  In Obama’s interview, which will be broadcast Monday evening, he intoned, “This is something that is