Category Archives: Finance

First Soros, Now Rockefellers’ $3 Billion Firm to Invest in Cryptocurrency

From News Limited liability venture capital firm Venrock (a compound of “venture” and “Rockefeller”) is turning its sights to cryptocurrency projects and markets. Famously an investment vehicle of the Rockefeller family, the focus for Venrock since its inception nearly … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Crypto, Finance

Donald Trump faces foreign donor fundraising scandal

From The Telegraph London Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is facing a fundraising scandal after a Telegraph investigation exposed how key supporters were prepared to accept illicit donations from foreign backers. Senior figures involved with the Great America PAC, one of … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Controversial, Donald Trump, Finance, Fundraising

Should the GOP break the anti-tax pledge?

By Ken Feltman   Writing about people I know is never easy and, in effect, that is what Politico is asking when they ask me to write about whether Republicans should break their anti-tax pledge. Grover Norquist has had an enormous impact … Continue reading

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News Media and the Language of the Political Left

by Mark Rhoads One surefire way for the Left to dominate any topical debate with conservatives is to get the news media to adopt their language first. They are extremely successful at this much of the time because large media … Continue reading

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A Resilient Country and Economy

by Michael Granger In the realm of the superpower as in the field of business and economics, no lead is ever safe. History is replete with the rise and fall of great powers. Becoming a superpower has never been enough; … Continue reading

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