Biden’s food-program funding binge will ensure anti-obesity programs fail

“Jackie, are you here? Where’s Jackie? I thought she was going to be here,” President Joe Biden pleaded Wednesday from the podium as he launched the White House Summit on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. He was looking for Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican congresswoman from Indiana who died last month in a car wreck. The White … Read more

Bill O’Reilly’s new book tackles the potentially fatal price of fame

Bill chats about fame factor Fifteen minutes have passed so time for another Bill O’Reilly book. His 12th in his Killing Series, out tomorrow, is “Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity.” In a recent phone call, he said, “Celebrity is killing the celebrities.” Me: Which means what? “People once hid stuff. Nobody exposed John F. … Read more

Stangler: How to help spot signs of suicide

By Don Stangler, UnitedHealthcare chief medical officer September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which offers a good time to raise awareness to help reduce the stigma around mental health issues. This could be an important step to lowering suicide rates over the coming years. Suicide is on the rise nationally. According to the most recent … Read more

Why the Obvious Geopolitics of the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 Matter – The Diplomat

Advertisement Just as the fire lit by U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan and China’s predictable military retaliations has started to fade, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is revving up its blowtorch. The Committee last week advanced the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 (TPA), proposed by Senators Bob Menendez and Lindsey … Read more

Judge Aileen Cannon’s Latest Mar-a-Lago Ruling Got Benchslapped by 11th Circuit Court

In its ruling yesterday overturning Judge Aileen Cannon’s injunction—with regard to the approximately 100 documents bearing classified markings seized from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago residence—the 11th Circuit did not merely overrule Judge Cannon, it went out of its way to detail the many ways in which Judge Cannon had fundamentally misstated the law. In … Read more

‘She never explained anything’: I’m a senior citizen and I lost $100,000 in the stock market this year. Can I sue my financial adviser?

I am a senior citizen and have suffered major losses to the tune of $100,000 in the recent stock market turmoil. Can I sue my financial adviser? I understand the dynamics of the market as far as its ups and downs, and have ridden them out before.  However, it’s been different with the market in … Read more

Opinion: 4 reasons you should buy energy stocks right now if you are a long-term investor

This has been a painful year for stock market investors, as nothing seems to be working. There is an exception: Energy. It’s the best-performing sector and might still be a bargain for those who can be patient. A snapshot of the 11 sectors of the S&P 500 SPX underlines what a bargain the energy sector … Read more

Bank of America’s race-based lending program will hurt the people

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan is defending a new program offering zero-down-payment home loans in black and Hispanic neighborhoods. Don’t worry, he says, about a rerun of the 2008 financial crisis, sparked by easy money and lax underwriting: The new policy carries no such risks because it’s small-scale and limited to select neighborhoods. “This … Read more

Opinion: This is the best country for retirees

America is a terrible place in which to retire. So, at least, reports global asset manager Natixis. Apparently we rank 18th in its latest Global Retirement Index based on “retirement security,” not far ahead of Slovenia, Malta and Estonia. The top rankings mostly go to Scandinavian or Germanic countries along with Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, … Read more

Continuing COVID craziness shows it was never about the science

The pandemic is essentially over, right? For some, yes. For others, not so much. It was only June when unvaccinated Canadians were finally allowed to leave the country, for reasons unclear to anyone. The vaccine doesn’t prevent transmission, so how did it make sense to keep the unvaccinated behind the frozen curtain? It didn’t. But … Read more