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"Our Cities Turn Into War Zones Every Night"

zerohedge.com "Our Cities Turn Into War Zones Every Night" From coast to coast, radical prosecutors and progressive politicians have been pushing illogical criminal justice policies that…

Musk turned Democrats off Teslas at a critical time. Here’s what they bought instead

aol.com Elon Musk is never one to shy away from a political battle, using the social media platform he owns to voice everything from disdain at the Biden administration to…

Planned Parenthood Abortions Among 'Top Four Leading Causes Of Death' In America

zerohedge.com Planned Parenthood Abortions Among 'Top Four Leading Causes Of Death' In America Authored by Naveen Athrappully via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Abortions conducted by…

‘I COULD BE THROWN IN JAIL AT THAT VERY MOMENT!’ Trump’s Latest Fundraising Email Touts Court Hearing to Raise Cash

mediaite.com AP Photo/Evan Vucci Former President Donald Trump appealed to supporters for campaign donations on Monday by telling them he could be tossed in jail this week. The…

Russian state media turns on "traitor" Mike Johnson

newsweek.com Some of Russian President Vladimir Putin's closest allies have flipped their narrative of House Speaker Mike Johnson after the Republican leader supported the passing of an…

Ukraine aid and a potential TikTok ban: What’s in the House’s new $95 billion bill

vox.com House Speaker Mike Johnson talks with members of the media following passage of a series of foreign aid bills at the Capitol on April 20, in Washington, DC. | Nathan…

Worst 4/20 ever

reason.com In this week's The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and special guest Eric Boehm lament a horrible weekend for freedom, as…

Nancy Pelosi says she respects Mike Johnson and hopes Trump isn't 'his puppeteer'

aol.com None The former House speaker said Johnson is "a person of integrity." • None Pelosi had a famously fraught relationship with fellow Californian and former Speaker Kevin…

"It's called democracy": Inside the Trump trial's opening statements

axios.com Prosecutors in Donald Trump's criminal trial in New York used their opening statement to lay out a bold — and potentially risky — thesis: "Trump orchestrated a criminal…

Donald Trump trial update: Key players form opening arguments

newsweek.com The second week of former President Donald Trump's criminal trial in Manhattan continued Monday, picking up after last week's jury selection process. Prosecutors laid out…

Cotton and Hawley: Send in the National Guard to Columbia

politico.com Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and Josh Hawley called on President Joe Biden to send the National Guard to Columbia University as pro-Palestinian demonstrations that saw over…

California legislators prepare to vote on a crackdown on utility spending

aol.com A crackdown on how some of the nation's largest utilities spend customers' money faces a do-or-die vote Monday in the California Legislature. Californians already pay some…

Marjorie Taylor Greene Declares MAGA Voters are ‘Done With the Republican Party’ Because Speaker Johnson ‘Totally Sold Us Out’

mediaite.com Bannon’s War Room on Rumble Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) continued her vocal opposition to House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) after the House passed the foreign aid…

Companies are using inflation to price-gouge Americans

theguardian.com We learned this week that the Consumer Price Index climbed 3.5% in March from a year earlier, up from 3.2% in February, and faster than most economists anticipated. This…

The seismic political fallout from Trump’s criminal trial is only beginning

msnbc.com Conventional political wisdom suggests the first criminal trial of Donald Trump, which got underway in Manhattan last week, will have a minimal effect on the 2024 election.…

Donald Trump's winning over some LGBTQ+ voters

newsweek.com Donald Trump is winning over a significant portion of voters in the LGBTQ+ community, a report from Data for Progress has discovered this month. The progressive polling firm…

Thames Water’s extra £1.1bn will do little to steady the sinking ship

theguardian.com Thames Water has made a £1.1bn stab at answering the questions swirling around the troubled company, updating its five-year business plan. But it failed to address the one…

Hoping for US stablecoin laws in 2024? Good luck with that

dlnews.com A version of this story appeared in our The Guidance newsletter on April 22. Sign up here. US lawmakers are hoping to get stablecoin legislation over the line this summer.…

Republican infighting is getting uglier

newsweek.com Infighting in the Republican Party has increased in recent months due to divisions over foreign aid and Mike Johnson's speakership. On Saturday, after months of wrangling,…

Alienating Tesla Buyers by the Cybertruck-load

ritholtz.com TBPInvictus here: Back in December 2022, I hypothesized that Elon Musk’s antics and his newfound desire to own the Libs were going to destroy Tesla’s appeal to many of his…

Donald Trump stung as New York poll shows massive drop in Jewish support

newsweek.com Former President Donald Trump's support among Jewish Americans in New York dropped about 15 points between February and April, according to new polling. New York has become…

Kevin McCarthy isn’t helping himself with his latest odd rhetoric

msnbc.com Six months after being stripped of his gavel, and four months after leaving Capitol Hill altogether, former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has no interest in fading from…

The bipartisan worry that is uniting Washington: cheap Chinese goods

aol.com For all the differences between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, they share a bipartisan worry about China flooding global markets with cheap goods. President Biden's recent call…

Ready or not, the youngest boomers are retiring

aol.com None This post originally appeared in the Insider Today newsletter. • None You can sign up for Business Insider's daily newsletter here. Happy Earth Day! The holiday is a…

float plan to expand power transmission

axios.com Two Capitol Hill Democrats want to give communities incentives to host power transmission — and hope their bill hitches a ride on wider permitting legislation. Why it…

Why Elise Stefanik’s vote against security aid for Ukraine matters

msnbc.com While there are some Republicans in Congress who’ve been accused of siding with Russia in its war with Ukraine, House GOP Conference Chair Elise Stefanik has not been among…

Fox’s Howard Kurtz Shuts Down Kevin McCarthy’s Suggestion Hillary Clinton Never Admitted She Lost

mediaite.com Fox News’s Howard Kurtz quickly shut down former Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy’s suggestion that Hillary Clinton didn’t admit that she lost the 2016 presidential…

TikTok warns 170 million Americans could lose their free speech rights if U.S. bill is enacted

fastcompany.com TikTok on Sunday repeated its free-speech concerns about a bill passed by the House of Representatives that would ban the popular social media app in the U.S. if Chinese…

Elon Musk and Tesla: Is the CEO’s controversial behavior responsible for company’s struggles?

siliconvalley.com The richest man in the world says and does what he wants. And often, it’s contentious and provocative. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has attacked U.S. election integrity, embraced…

Out of options, Republican leaders turn to Dems to govern (again)

msnbc.com It was in October when President Joe Biden alerted Congress to the fact that Ukraine’s military supplies were running low. Unless GOP lawmakers were prepared to let Russia…

The grim implication of Speaker Mike Johnson's Ukraine pivot

newsweek.com House Speaker Mike Johnson finally bowed to months of intense pressure this weekend, breaking with the majority of his House Republican colleagues to allow a vote on the…

Remembering Terry Anderson, AP reporter once held captive for 6 years

poynter.org In 1985, Terry Anderson was the Middle East bureau chief for The Associated Press. It was March 16. He was in Lebanon. He was off that day. He went to play tennis with a…

Joe Scarborough Praises Mike Johnson’s ‘Courage’ in Getting Ukraine Aid Bill Passed: ‘Put His Job on the Line’

mediaite.com MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough had some rare praise for House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) on Monday following the passage of the foreign aid bill that would provide funding for…

Trump's map edge: Biden has tougher path to victory, veteran Dem adviser says

axios.com Data: Cook Political Report; Map: Axios Visuals Just over six months from Nov. 5, longtime Democratic adviser Doug Sosnik tells Axios that while either candidate can win,…

Links 4/22/2024

nakedcapitalism.com This entry was posted in Guest Post, Links on . Readers, I have had a correspondent characterize my views as realistic cynical. Let me briefly explain them. I believe in…

Americans Struggle The Most In Cities Controlled By Radical Democrats

zerohedge.com Americans Struggle The Most In Cities Controlled By Radical Democrats A new Census Bureau survey highlights the 15 largest US metro areas where residents face the most…

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Can't Stop Buying the 1 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Stock Billionaires Have Been Eager to Sell

fool.com Though this highflying stock is making Nancy Pelosi and her venture capitalist husband richer, more than a half-dozen billionaires have sent it to the chopping block. Since…

Meet the Surprising Oil Stock Lawmakers Couldn't Stop Buying in 2023 (Hint: It's Not Chevron or ExxonMobil)

finance.yahoo.com Want to get legislation you favor passed at the federal level? Talk to your U.S. representative or senator. Want to get some good stock ideas? You might want to talk to your…

US TikTok Ban Bill Would 'Trample' On Free Speech Rights Of 170M Americans, Says Social Media Giant

benzinga.com The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that could lead to a ban on TikTok, raising concerns about free speech. The popular social media app’s Chinese owner,…

Marjorie Taylor Greene blinks on campaign against Mike Johnson

axios.com Weeks of threats to oust Johnson over Ukraine aid fizzled Saturday when Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene left town without pulling the trigger. Why it matters: Greene is still…

Full list of Democrats retiring from the House this year

newsweek.com As the 2024 election cycle approaches, several House Democrats have decided to hang up their political hats and retire from Congress. This trend of departures could impact…

Full list of Republicans retiring from the House this year

newsweek.com The House of Representatives has seen a growing number of Republicans heading for the exit. The number so far isn't significantly different to previous election cycles, but…

Four 'American Indicators' share their view of the U.S. economy

npr.org Four 'American Indicators' share their view of the U.S. economy — and their politics The pandemic throttled many parts of the American economy, just as President Biden was…

Marjorie Taylor Greene Insists 'Motion To Vacate' Mike Johnson's Speakership Is Inevitable: 'Do The Right Thing To Resign And Allow Us To Move Forward'

benzinga.com Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has reiterated her determination to proceed with her “motion to vacate” the Speakership of Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), regardless of his…

Could EVs Compete In A True Free Market? Not a Chance

issuesinsights.com It seems we’ve reached “peak EV,” with sales in trouble and assembly line workers losing their jobs. The hard truth is electric vehicle sales would have never reached the…

Challenging the Duopoly: Jill Stein on Why She’s Running for US President as Green Party Candidate

nakedcapitalism.com Yves here. As many Americans report here every day, the prospect of voting for President this fall is about as appetizing as warmed-over dog vomit. Nevertheless, who…

Here's what Israel and Ukraine are getting under the aid package

newsweek.com Despite some backlash from conservative lawmakers, the $95 billion package that will provide military aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan cleared the U.S. House of…

Ukraine Gets Their Billions Despite CIA Director Reportedly Warning Zelenksy To Stop Stealing So Much Money

zerohedge.com Ukraine Gets Their Billions Despite CIA Director Reportedly Warning Zelenksy To Stop Stealing So Much Money Democrats cheered and waved Ukrainian flags, chanting "Ukraine,…

Ukraine can ‘prevail’ with U.S. support, NATO deputy says

semafor.com The News Ukraine will be positioned to “prevail” in its war against Russia and “affirm themselves as an independent, sovereign country,” thanks to the $60 billion in new aid…

Marjorie Taylor Greene Says Mike Johnson's Speakership Is 'Over' After House Passes Ukraine Aid Package: 'Resign And Allow Us To Move Forward'

benzinga.com In a recent development, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has called for the resignation of House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) following the House’s approval of a new aid…

House Republicans blame Greene and Freedom Caucus for lack of border wins

axios.com A growing number of House Republicans are accusing their conservative colleagues of enabling Democratic wins, especially after this weekend's foreign aid votes. Why it…

Zelenskyy thanks US after House passes aid bill

euronews.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and other European leaders have applauded the US for passing a vital €89 billion aid bill which has been struggling to make it…

How green are parties' manifestos vying in the European election?

euronews.com Some political forces present concrete pledges while others offer general commitments to preserve the environment, keep up with the energy transition and tackle chemical and…

Brussels, my love? The EU single market is not sexy enough for voters

euronews.com In this edition, panellists reflect on the woes of the EU single market in the context of a shrinking European economy. They also zoom in on Europe's drinking culture and…

‘Sickening And Despicable’: NY Mayor Eric Adams Warns NYPD ‘Will Not Hesitate To Arrest’ In Continuing Anti-Israel Protests At Columbia

mediaite.com New York City Mayor Eric Adams issued a condemnation on Sunday of the the “the antisemitism being spewed at and around the Columbia University campus” and warning that the…

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