Even China Has A Higher Proportion Of Women Politicians Than America

As primary elections in the United States closed last Tuesday and the results trickled in on Wednesday, a clear pattern emerged from the ballot box: women winning. As Statista’s Sarah Feldman notes, the pink wave saw female candidates clean up many primary wins, putting them on…

Kelli Ward and the ‘chem trails’ third rail

I applaud patriot Lloyd Marcus for his support of GOP primary candidate Kelli Ward as she runs to fill outgoing Jeff Flake’s Arizona Senate seat. There’s a huge concern, however, on what remains as a largely unsolved problem with the August 28 primary contenders. This could be…

Democratic Socialist in Hawaii House race gets 6% in primary

Kaniela Ing, a Hawaiian Democratic Socialist supported by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was running in the Democratic primary to succeed  U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa who decided to challenge Governor David Ige for the nomination. Hanabusa lost that race 51-44. As for Ing, he was slaughtered by former Congressman…

A Failure to Launch? Kansas’ Republican Gubernatorial Contest and the History of Incumbent Governor Primary Performance

The Kansas Republican primary for governor remains too close to call. As of Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Jeff Colyer (R-KS) trailed Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) 40.6%-40.5% — a raw margin of just 191 votes — but thousands of provisional ballots still have to…

BofA Shows The Staggering Amount Of Stock It Bought Back For Clients

While it is well known that stock buybacks have been among the primary contributors for the solid stock performance in the US in 2018, largely thanks to Trump’s tax reform which allowed companies to use repatriated cash to repurchase stock, the following “Chart of the…

California Results Suggest Blue Wave Has Crested and Ebbed

The nation is just past halftime in the 2018 primary election cycle. Twenty states — containing the majority, 228 of 435, of House districts — have held their primaries, and all but the three with runoffs have chosen their nominees. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE California…

Weekend Reading: Social Insecurity

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Last year, I penned an article discussing the primary problems with Social Security. To wit: “According to the June 2017 snapshot from the Social Security Administration, nearly 61.5 million people were receiving a monthly benefit check, of which 68.2% were…