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Taxation by Citation: States Where Highest Fines, Fees Assessed

(The Center Square) Local governments across the country pocketed nearly $9 billion in fines and fees in 2020 with residents in New York, Illinois, Texas and Georgia all paying out more than $35 each...

School Worker Charged with Stealing $1.5M Worth of Chicken Wings

(WGN) The food service director for an impoverished south suburban school district is accused of stealing $1.5M worth of food – mainly chicken wings – according to court documents reviewed by WGN Investigates. Vera Liddell,...

Gold Market Isn’t Buying Powell’s ‘Disinflation’ Declaration

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) According to Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, disinflation is now taking hold. Yes, the very same person who had to walk back his ridiculous pronouncements in 2021 and 2022 that...

Shell Profit Doubles to Record as War Drives Up Energy Costs

(AP) Global energy giant Shell said Thursday that its annual profits doubled to a record high last year as oil and natural gas prices soared after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. London-based Shell Plc posted adjusted...

‘Dr. Phil’ Talk Show to End Daytime TV Run after 21 Years

(AP) Daytime television psychologist "Dr. Phil" McGraw says he plans to end his talk show after 21 years in the coming months, but viewers haven't seen the last of him. "Dr. Phil" was the most...

Biden’s ESG Climate Investment Rule ‘Politicizing’ Americans’ 401(k)s

(Fox News) Every Republican senator and Democrat Joe Manchin are introducing legislation that they hope will terminate the Biden administration's new environment, social and governance (ESG) rule, which they say "politicizes" the retirement savings for 152...

Big Pharma Is Hoarding Over $1 Billion in Payments for Cancelled Vax Doses

(Daily Caller News Foundation) Pharmaceutical companies have been withholding $1.4 billion in advance payments for COVID-19 vaccine doses that were never delivered as demand for vaccines in developing countries plummeted, according to The New...

‘Dances With Wolves’ Actor Arrested in Nevada Sex Abuse Case

(AP) Las Vegas police on Tuesday arrested and raided the home of a former "Dances With Wolves" actor turned alleged cult leader accused of sexually assaulting young Indigenous girls during a period spanning two...

Fighting Inflation Really Means Fighting the Federal Reserve

(George Ford Smith, Mises Institute) Nothing brings out misleading or false narratives like the subject of money. Prices over the last twenty-five months have shot up, and this development is roundly called inflation. Why? Because...

DeSantis Pledges To Defund Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Public Universities

(Daily Caller News Foundation) Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pledged to defund all diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs at public universities during a Tuesday press conference in Bradenton, Florida. DeSantis outlined several higher education...