America Welcomes the World’s Business: Registration Now Open for the 2020 SelectUSA Investment Summit

America Welcomes the World’s Business: Registration Now Open for the 2020 SelectUSA Investment Summit November 12, 2019 KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 11/12/2019 – 10:45 Export and investment promotion Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton at the 2019 SelectUSA Summit Post by Wilbur Ross America is where the … Read moreAmerica Welcomes the World’s Business: Registration Now Open for the 2020 SelectUSA Investment Summit

America Welcomes the World’s Business

By Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross America is where the world does business. It is not difficult to see why: companies expanding here will find a culture of innovation, dedication to hard work, and a high quality of life. From its inception. it has been the job of SelectUSA to encourage companies to benefit from … Read moreAmerica Welcomes the World’s Business

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) Refuses Debate on Immigrant Green Card Numbers & Distribution; John Cornyn (R-TX) Calls Hearing & Debate “Delay Factors”

Not only is Republican from Utah Mike Lee refusing debate on the terrible S386 AND Democrat Durbin’s more terrible immigrant RELIEF act (S2603), Republican John Cornyn of Texas calls a hearing and debate “delay factors”! Lou Dobbs raises the alarm AND provides interesting information about Salt Lake City rentals to the tech industry, too – … Read moreSenator Mike Lee (R-UT) Refuses Debate on Immigrant Green Card Numbers & Distribution; John Cornyn (R-TX) Calls Hearing & Debate “Delay Factors”

Tucker Carlson Raises the Alarm About Displacement of US Workers By H1B & F-1/OPT Visa Holders

Neither Republicans nor Democrats care about Americans, anymore. The majority of members of what is supposed to be the US Congress need to be primaried. The US needs to quickly find decent Republican and Democratic candidates for Congress and for President, who will represent the American people and not foreigners and foreign interests. He mentions … Read moreTucker Carlson Raises the Alarm About Displacement of US Workers By H1B & F-1/OPT Visa Holders

Administration Officials Tout Chad Wolf for DHS Acting Secretary

Administration officials are backing Chad Wolf as a safe choice for the job of acting secretary at the Department of Homeland Defense. Many pro-American immigration reformers are alarmed by Wolf’s pending role as acting chief in an election year, but officials say Wolf will keep the department’s top-level cadre of experts and lawyers who are … Read moreAdministration Officials Tout Chad Wolf for DHS Acting Secretary

Washington Has Disassociated America from Good and Deprived Her of Moral Basis

Washington Has Disassociated America from Good and Deprived Her of Moral Basis Paul Craig Roberts Not long ago I read that a US Assistant Secretary of State, or perhaps it was a member of the National Security Council, said that now that Washington had reestablished control over Ecuador, it would not be long before the … Read moreWashington Has Disassociated America from Good and Deprived Her of Moral Basis

Relocation Programs Do Little to Help Homeless People

Homeless relocation programs are nothing new: cities have been arranging one-way transport for their homeless residents for decades. Tickets are typically free, and sometimes cities even pay their homeless residents to take them. Programs vary dramatically, and so do their … Continue reading → The post Relocation Programs Do Little to Help Homeless People appeared … Read moreRelocation Programs Do Little to Help Homeless People

Austin Half-Asses Its Homeless Problem

The problem with posting about Austin’s ongoing homeless problem is where to stop gathering data and throw up a post, since the left-wing politicians who created the problem refuse to do anything about solving it. So let’s just dig in: When last we checked, Austin’s downtown areas had become increasingly overrun by homeless drug addicts … Read moreAustin Half-Asses Its Homeless Problem

Infosys CEO visits the US every month to retain his green card, alleges second whistleblower

Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Unleashing a barrage of charges against Infosys Chief Executive Officer Salil Parekh, the second whistleblower fired more salvos at him, with the allegations ranging from his unaccounted travels to grabbing the company’s sponsored vantage point seats at the ATP tournaments for personal use. “Salil Parekh keeps vising the US every month in … Read moreInfosys CEO visits the US every month to retain his green card, alleges second whistleblower

Cummings Announces Congressional Bid; Denies Improprieties With Nonprofit

In response to questions by reporters, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings again denied improprieties in the operation of a nonprofit she heads called the Center for Global Policy Solutions (CGPS). The denials took place at an event today at which she announced that she is a candidate for her late husband’s Congressional seat. Also, Cummings falsely claimed … Read moreCummings Announces Congressional Bid; Denies Improprieties With Nonprofit

Why Does “Busytown” Love Bernie?

Kids love Richard Scarry’s Busytown books because they put the workers they recognize from daily life at the core of the story. And those same workers are donating in droves to Bernie Sanders. From Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day? (Random House Books for Young Readers, 1968). Anyone who has spent any prolonged … Read moreWhy Does “Busytown” Love Bernie?

Oil and Gas Development Is Creating a Problem for the Arid West

A review of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s most recent oil and gas leasing data along with a new map of water scarcity in the American West shows that the Trump administration’s efforts to expand fossil fuel development on U.S. public lands could endanger the quantity and quality of water that is available to … Read moreOil and Gas Development Is Creating a Problem for the Arid West

Vodafone’s future in India in doubt after latest setback

Vodafone said its future in India could be in doubt unless the govt stopped hitting operators with higher taxes and charges, after a court judgment over license fees resulted in a 1.9 billion euro group loss. Asked if it made sense for Vodafone to remain in India without any relief package, it said — “It’s … Read moreVodafone’s future in India in doubt after latest setback

Puerto Rico Forward: Thank you for your time, thank you for listening, ¡Y QUE VIVA PUERTO RICO!

In Andrew’s final episode of Puerto Rico Forward, he says that the initial objective of those who want to raise awareness about the PR issue cannot be to attain a certain political status but rather make PR’s colonial condition relevant within the US political system. This difference, he says, is CRUCIAL.    

Why the Corporate Media Won’t Call It a Coup

The corporate media stands united in opposition against leftists in Latin America. That’s why it refuses to state the obvious: Bolivian president Evo Morales was deposed over the weekend in a violent coup. Evo Morales speaks during a press conference on October 23 in La Paz, Bolivia. (Javier Mamani / Getty Images) Army generals appearing … Read moreWhy the Corporate Media Won’t Call It a Coup

The Lib Dems Couldn’t Be More Cynical

Just like Nigel Farage and the Brexit Party, Jo Swinson and the Lib Dems don’t want to solve the Brexit crisis. They want an endless cycle of grievance and polarization to try to stay relevant. Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson visits the malting business Crafty Maltsters, who malt using 100% local barley on November 8, … Read moreThe Lib Dems Couldn’t Be More Cynical

‘Fair to say it’s a critical situation’: Vodafone CEO on future in India

British telecom giant Vodafone’s chief executive Nick Read on Tuesday termed India’s investment strategy as “well placed”, however, mentioned that the situation has been financially “a negative burden”. He stated that the British giant “committed a lot of capital in India, but still believe potential is there.”

Is economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zingales)

‘Chicago School’ is a descriptor often used to signify conventional economic thinking. This week, our friend Luigi Zingales, a finance professor at the Chicago Booth School of Business, joins Nick and Goldy to find out where they agree—and where they disagree. They discuss wealth taxes, health care, student loan forgiveness, shareholder value maximization, the Green … Read moreIs economic orthodoxy evolving? (with Luigi Zingales)

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales hit record $38 billion

Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s sales for its 24-hour Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit a record $38.4 billion, more than Amazon.com Inc’s haul last quarter from online sales. But sales growth for the festival eased to 26%, the weakest since 2009, held back by a slowing e-commerce industry in China as the country’s economic … Read moreAlibaba’s Singles’ Day sales hit record $38 billion

CBA Trading Update Sep 19: OK But…

CBA, who is on a different reporting cycle to the other majors, released their trading update to 30th September 2019 today. These are unaudited numbers and included some one-off items, but generally it looks like CBA managed to navigate the complexities of the current market quite well. But its all a matter of relativity as … Read moreCBA Trading Update Sep 19: OK But…

Justice Dept. to SCOTUS: We Can’t Give Work Permits to DACA Migrants

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has quietly told the Supreme Court that it does not have the legal authority to issue work permits to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) migrants and has effectively invited the court to block the annual award of more than one million work permits to migrants. “If the [judges] make … Read moreJustice Dept. to SCOTUS: We Can’t Give Work Permits to DACA Migrants

The Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because US Wanted It to Happen

  When the military forces the elected president to “step down” (New York Times, 11/10/19), there’s a four-letter word for that. Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how corporate … Read moreThe Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because US Wanted It to Happen

Man who killed wife, himself in the US was jealous of Hrithik Roshan: Friends

New York, Nov 11 (IANS) A man who stabbed his wife to death and hung himself from a tree was “insanely jealous” of his wife’s fascination with Hrithik Roshan, media reports cited her friends as saying. Dineshwar Budhidat, 33, flew “into fits of rage” before the tragedy on Friday over Donne Dojoy, 27, liking the actor, … Read moreMan who killed wife, himself in the US was jealous of Hrithik Roshan: Friends