Republicans Think U.S. Spends Too Much on Welfare. Democrats Disagree.

Fewer Americans these days think the government is spending too much money on welfare programs, but Republicans and Democrats remain sharply divided on this issue.  A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 39% of American Adults believe the United States spends…

Trump Wrecks NATO in Brussels over Germany Depending on Russia For Energy (REACTION)

NATO leaders pledged their “unwavering commitment” to boost defense spending on Wednesday, following stern words from President Trump criticizing European leaders for spending too little. Before sitting down for the first official meeting of the day, the president engaged in a testy exchange with NATO…

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Still Among Record Highs

Spending may have grounded for summer, but sentiments on the economy are still flying high. The Rasmussen Reports Economic Index rose nearly three points from June to 140.5, the second highest index in four years of surveying. Enthusiasm about the economy started to grow immediately…

Scandal-Plagued Govt. Agency Must Pay Artist $3.5 Mil for Stealing His Work

A perpetually troubled government agency notorious for its egregious spending sprees and dire financial woes has been ordered by a federal court to pay an artist millions of dollars for copyright infringement. Even for the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service (USPS), a bastion of mismanagement, this…

Will we get a better quality of illegal under Mexico’s new president, AMLO?

AMLO’s promises of high welfare spending are likely to draw illegals who came for the welfare here back to Mexico, and drive out middle class Mexicans who work and produce to the U.S. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Will we get a better quality of illegal…

US Commander In Europe Wants More Troops, Resources To “Deter” Russia

Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, As Russia cuts spending, US continues to escalate… Russia has begun substantial multi-year cuts on their own military spending, but that isn’t going to deter Pentagon brass who intend to keep using it for more spending to “counter” them….

Pentagon Spends $1 Billion To Acquire More War Robots

According to a new report from Bloomberg, the Pentagon is spending approximately $1 billion over the next several years for a variety of robots designed to complement combat troops on the modern battlefield. In addition to scouting and explosives disposal, these new war robots will reportedly…

Global Military Spending Notches Up

The end of the Cold War didn’t usher in world peace and countries keep spending on militaries and arms. As Staista’s Dyfed Loesche reports, the newest data released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows governments around the world spent an estimated $1.7 trillion in…

Gold Hits 2018 Lows As Dollar Soars; Tech Pops, Dow Drops

A Quiet Day with much of the world off on May Day holidays… Stagflation concerns dominate – construction spending and ISM Manufacturing tumbled as PMI/ISM Prices Paid soared to seven year highs – Simply put, hope is gone…   A very mixed picture in equity-land…