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3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

The third is overwhelmingly the most popular -- and has nothing to do with money.<p>If you laid a timeline of human existence across a 100-yard football …

Retirement

The most important presidential executive order you probably haven’t heard about

I’ve known President Trump for over 17 years now. Since his election, I’ve had the privilege of spending many days working with this White House, doing my best to support the president and his staff in any way I can. My role is primarily to pray for and support this administration spiritually and …

THIS IS MSNBC: Network Speculates Trump Has Sexual Dysfunction, STDs

MSNBC has run at least two segments this week that speculated about President Donald Trump's sex life, suggesting that he suffered from "sexual …

5 questions Mark Zuckerberg dodged on Capitol Hill

Mark Zuckerberg's team has a lot of following up to do.<p>The Facebook CEO has endured two days of questions before Congress amid a data scandal involving Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based political data firm that worked for Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The firm improperly accessed data on 87 …

Father of teen arrested for school shooting threat has a warning for all parents

A father whose sixteen-year-old son was arrested for threatening to commit a massacre at his high school has a warning he wants all parents to hear. <b><br>A family nightmare</b><p>The father, who wanted to be anonymous for the report, said that his son had been bullied at school because of his behavior problems. …

Crime

Adam Schiff wants Sam Nunberg to answer questions – here’s what he replied

In the wake of the bizarre interviews of former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is zeroing in on one specific statement made about President Trump.<p>CNN’s Manu Raju reported that Schiff was focusing on a …

Donald Trump

PyeongChang Olympics Medal Count: U.S. Could Be in for A Huge Night on the Podium

No surprise here: Norway continues to lead the charge atop the medal table at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.<p>Norway has 13 …

Putin had to approve Russian attack on US troops

It was inevitable. Russian “mercenaries” attacked a forward base in Syria where they knew American advisors were stationed. It was a test. And our …

Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther gets a stunning, stifling new supersuit

LOS ANGELES – Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther has a new, upgraded supersuit.<p>After Boseman first played the superhero in 2016's <i>Captain America: Civil War,</i> director Ryan Coogler decided to make changes to the costume for the character's historic lead role in <i>Black Panther</i> (in theaters Thursday night).<p>…

Crude Oil Traders And Hedgers Are Loading Up Price Bets

Crude futures prices rose $0.83/b (1.8%) in the week ending November 15th (to correspond to the data below). Over the balance of the week, crude …

Oil & Gas Industry

Steve Bannon Thinks "Darkness Is Good"

In his first interview outside of the conservative website Breitbart News since the election, Steve Bannon said that he thinks “darkness is …

Michael Flynn, on trip to Russia, said 'who knows' whether Syria gas attack was a 'false flag'

<b>(CNN) —</b> During a 2015 trip to Russia, Donald Trump's pick to be national security adviser, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, said he didn't know whether the 2013 sarin gas attack in Syria was conducted by the Syrian Army or by other forces in an attempt to draw the United States into the conflict.<p>Flynn not …

Donald Trump

These 3 Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends

I spoke too soon. In the previous installment of this series, I stated that we were about to enter a fallow post-earnings season period with fewer dividend raises.<p>Whoops. Last week we saw a fresh batch of raises, including three top names in their respective industries -- consumer-goods giant</b> …

Twitter emoji denial has Trump fundraiser fuming

Donald Trump said Twitter, in part, helped him win the election.<p>The president-elect used the tool as a megaphone, spurring hundreds of articles and …

Social Media

Architects are in uproar over a letter congratulating Trump on winning the presidency

On November 9, the day after the election, some 89,000 licensed architects and AIA members received an email from Robert Ivy, the organization's CEO.<p>The letter's second sentence optimistically notes the $500 billion that President-elect Trump pledged during the campaign to spend on infrastructure. …