In attempting to flood the world markets with oil and put many U.S. oil fracking companies out of business, OPEC overplayed its hand, and the world will continue to see low oil prices, even as OPEC's influence diminishes.
With a seemingly innocuous transportation bill, the Federal Reserve's precious "independence" is being threatened — which could be a first step toward its abolition once people realize how the system works.
A stumbling startup organization called Trump Card LLC could end up being a threat to Trump and a warning to other candidates inclined to challenge the establishment GOP as it attempts to collect money for Trump attack ads.
Will low-information voters fall for an attack on the Koch brothers, rather than demand a debate about policies, in the Democrats' bid to retake the Senate? Or will they see through it in time for the November elections?
The question of just how far oil prices may fall remains an open question. A "black swan" event could, however, drop oil to $4 a barrel. by Bob Adelmann
Within hours of the shooting of Jamar Clark by Minnesota police early Sunday morning, revolutionary groups NAACP and Black Lives Matter had rounded up an estimated 300 people and sufficiently aroused them to block the highway. Every element was in place to turn an ordinary arrest into a cause célèbre, to promote distrust of local police and support for a national/federal police force. by Bob Adelmann
Signs that the economy is slowing are not aberrations due to bad weather or attitudes, but harbingers of the next recession.
For political and economic reasons, the world oil glut is unlikely to end anytime soon. This will keep oil prices low for the foreseeable future.
Let's call it what it was: a killing spree enabled by politicians who kept the victims from being able to defend themselves.
The closer one looks, the more difficult it is to distinguish between the Florida senator and the (former) Florida governor who is also running for president.