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Cuomo’s Legal Woes Could Cost Public at Least $9.5M

(Associated Press) Resigning from office probably didn’t end former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s legal problems, and no matter what happens next, taxpayers are...

The NEXT Greatest Trade Ever: Billionaire Gurus Increasingly Point to Gold

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Mega investors have been talking up the merits of gold ownership lately. For example, the billionaire hedge...

Weeks without Power: Energy Companies Assess Damage from Ida

(Associated Press) Louisiana communities battered by Ida faced a new danger as they began the massive task of clearing debris and repairing...

Government Regulation Is Creating a Hospital Bed Shortage

(Hannah Cox, Foundation for Economic Education) Hospital beds are again filling up across the country as America copes with another variant of the COVID-19...

Police Station Shooting, Lyft Driver’s Death May Be Linked

(Associated Press) Authorities were trying to determine if there was a connection between two incidents in separate Dallas suburbs Sunday, one which...

Stakeholders vs. Stockholders

(Robert E. Wright, American Institute for Economic Research) The notion that stakeholders and stockholders battle for control of major business corporations is...

Black Lives Matter: We Really Mean ‘Defund the Police!’

(Joshua Paladino, Headline USA) The Black Lives Matter PAC on Friday affirmed its commitment to defunding law enforcement and denounced Senate Democrats who have...

No Cash or Gas to Run from Ida: ‘We Can’t Afford to Leave’

(Associated Press) Robert Owens felt defeated and helpless Sunday as he waited in Louisiana's capital city for landfall by one of the...

Appeals Court Rejects ACLU Argument that Postage on Mail-In Ballots is a ‘Poll Tax’

(Headline USA) A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling that said requiring voters to provide their own stamps for...

Hurricane Ida to Make Economic Impact

(Associated Press) A strengthening Hurricane Ida, bearing high winds and the likelihood of flooding rain as it heads for the Louisiana coast,...