Thanks to “diminished financial stability,” S&P Global Ratings downgraded China’s credit rating for the first time since 1999.
Overshadowed by his remarks concerning North Korea’s “Rocket Man” and the “worst ever” Iranian nuclear deal, President Donald Trump’s views on Venezuela in his speech at the United Nations on Tuesday were soft-pedalled by the mainstream media.
The fact that the Fed is flying blind in its attempt to unwind its massive increase in the money supply and massive increase in involvement in the markets makes some observers and investors nervous.
When a member of the Zeta Psi fraternity chanted “Build a wall! Build a wall!” within earshot of the dormitory that houses La Associacion Latina, his action was deemed hateful, and the Latino women and the campus administration went into hysterics.
The Washington Post gave credibility to the importance of the pro-Second Amendment SHARE Act by unleashing its most acerbic writer in attacking it.
Much of the mainstream media have been willing — too willing — to uncritically circulate the anti-cop narrative that a white police officer should have been found guilty of murder for killing a supposedly unarmed black man. Yet the facts in the case tell a different story.
As it stands now in the way of disaster relief in our country, private entities provide about 80 percent of recovery efforts. If the Constitution were being followed, the assistance to the hurricane victims would be 100-percent private.
It could be a case of locking the barn door after most of the horses have been stolen, but denying the sale of a semi-conductor plant to the Chinese does deliver a message to the Chinese communists.
Mission accomplished: Freddie Gray's death will be forgotten along with the officers unfairly charged. What remains is what was sought: the permanent consent decree turning the Baltimore Police Department into a branch of the federal government.
Judge Roy Moore, assuming he wins both the runoff and the special election, will no doubt give Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell all manner of trouble.