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Preparing HUD for Surgery
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Preparing HUD for Surgery

With the selection by President-elect Donald Trump of Dr. Ben Carson to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, we have a brilliant man of principle cast to step in to lead a $50 billion federal department with nationwide impact. I r...
Trump taps Gen. John F. Kelly to lead Department of Homeland Security
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Trump taps Gen. John F. Kelly to lead Department of Homeland Security

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednes...
Trump rallies support for 'Mad Dog' bid for defense
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Trump rallies support for 'Mad Dog' bid for defense

President-elect Donald Trump used a rally in North Carolina last night to push Congress to approve Gen. James "Mad Dog" Mattis as his defense secretary, after announcing earlier in the day that a high-profile Japanese CEO will invest $50 billion in the U.S. ...
Facebook and the 'Fake News' Crackdown
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Facebook and the 'Fake News' Crackdown

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is under enormous pressure from the left to crack down on the "fake news" circulating on the social-media giant. He is well-advised to run as far as he can from the News Police. In a recent note on Facebook, Zuckerberg claimed ...
Two Coloradans join group calling itself 'Hamilton Electors' in attempt to derail Trump
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Two Coloradans join group calling itself 'Hamilton Electors' in attempt to derail Trump

A Colorado Springs man is one of two members of the Electoral College suing the state in a long-shot attempt to prevent Donald Trump's ascension to the presidency. In documents filed Tuesday in federal court, the electors argue that a state law that require...
Pearl Harbor: Dec. 7, 1941 is a date we must never forget
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Pearl Harbor: Dec. 7, 1941 is a date we must never forget

An ever-decreasing few Americans remember the devastating blow delivered against our country 75 years ago Wednesday. But, as President Franklin D. Roosevelttold us at the time, the infamous Dec. 7, 1941 must not be forgotten. Ever. The United States was jol...
Japan's SoftBank group announces $50 bn investment in US
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Japan's SoftBank group announces $50 bn investment in US

New York (EFE).- Japan's SoftBank tech group has decided to invest some $50 billion in the United States, according to the consortium's top executive. SoftBank chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son made the announcement after a 45-minute private meeting in New Yor...
Pentagon buried study suggesting $125B in savings
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Pentagon buried study suggesting $125B in savings

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A new report said officials at the Department of Defense suppressed an internal study that documented $125 billion in waste over fears Congress would cut its budget. The Washington Post on Monday reported the administrative study issued ...
Donald Trump sold all stockholdings in June, spokesman says
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Donald Trump sold all stockholdings in June, spokesman says

NEW YORK (UPI) -- A spokesman for Donald Trump said the president-elect sold all of his stockholdings in June, which could help him avoid potential conflicts of interest. The announcement comes after Trump on Tuesday morning said he wants to cancel the gove...
Is Trump Calling Out Xi Jinping?
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Is Trump Calling Out Xi Jinping?

Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to President-elect Donald Trump illuminated the Asian landscape. We can see clearly now the profit and loss statement from more than three decades of accommodating and...