Despite Ranking 7th and 8th in World’s Largest Economies, India and Brazil Are Included in the U.S.’s Free-Trade ‘General System of Preferences’ Program

By Robert Romano   The past month has seen President Donald Trump significantly toughening up the U.S. stance on trade, enacting a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent on aluminum and then $60 billion worth of tariffs against China for intellectual property theft and steel dumping. The month was capped…

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The Reason Why California’s Lawsuit Industry Wants You to Think Coffee Causes Cancer

by Walter Olson   A judge in Los Angeles ruled Wednesday that Starbuck’s, Peet’s, and many other retailers face potentially massive liability under California law for not warning consumers that naturally occurring substances in roasted coffee beans can cause cancer, at least in lab animals. Absurd? Outrageous? Yes. But the scorn and…

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Donald Trump Blasts California Governor Jerry Brown for Pardoning Criminal Illegal Aliens

Trump and Jerry Brown

President Trump blasted California Gov. Jerry Brown Saturday for pardoning five illegal immigrants who are facing possible deportation. “Governor Jerry ‘Moonbeam’ Brown pardoned 5 criminal illegal aliens whose crimes include (1) Kidnapping and Robbery (2) Badly beating wife and threatening a crime with intent to terrorize (3) Dealing drugs. Is…

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GWU Offering ‘Christian Privilege’ Training For Students And Faculty

George Washington University is offering a free training session to students and faculty who want to learn about their “Christian privilege.” The session will teach students and faculty that Christians “receive unmerited perks from institutions and systems all across our country” and “experience life in an easier way than non-Christians,”…

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Citing Tax Cuts, McDonald’s Serves Up Tuition Benefits for Employees

by Rachel del Guidice   Fast-food icon McDonald’s will supersize its 3-year-old education benefits program for hundreds of thousands of employees. McDonald’s Corp. will allocate $150 million over five years to its global Archways to Opportunity education program, tripling its reach, the restaurant giant announced Thursday. “This investment will provide almost 400,000 U.S. restaurant employees with…

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Game On: Erica Gilmore’s Entry Into Special Election for Mayor of Nashville Means Front Runner David Briley Not a Shoo-In

Erica Gilmore runs for Nashville Mayor

Nashville Metro Council Member At-Large Erica Gilmore’s announcement on Wednesday that she is a candidate for Mayor of Nashville in the special mayoral election was greeted with a polite but terse acknowledgement from the campaign of the only other credible candidate currently in the race, Acting Mayor David Briley. “We…

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