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President Trump: Andrew Wheeler is a ‘Good Guy’ for Acting EPA Administrator

President Trump: Andrew Wheeler is a ‘Good Guy’ for Acting EPA Administrator

President Trump tweeted Wednesday that he thinks Andrew Wheeler, the new nominee for acting EPA administrator, is “Good…

06/25/20212 min read
The painful truth about the 10-cent NYC crosswalk emoji

The painful truth about the 10-cent NYC crosswalk emoji

In February, when the New York City taxi industry decided to join forces with the American Automobile Association…

06/12/20201 min read
Two men sentenced to life in Ontario’s largest cocaine bust, linked to Sinaloa cartel

Two men sentenced to life in Ontario’s largest cocaine bust, linked to Sinaloa cartel

Authorities seized 8,000kg of cocaine – and five Mexican men were sentenced to life in prisonTwo men sentenced…

06/16/20223 min read
At ‘tough cases’ trial, Trump tweets: ‘Justice Department should ask for an expedited hearing’

At ‘tough cases’ trial, Trump tweets: ‘Justice Department should ask for an expedited hearing’

Prosecutors in the Kyle Rittenhouse child pornography case rested their case Monday in a federal courthouse in Wichita,…

04/10/20212 min read
Why US inflation doesn’t matter: 3 things a Treasury statistician should know | Michael Hiltzik

Why US inflation doesn’t matter: 3 things a Treasury statistician should know | Michael Hiltzik

1. Inflation is not a crisisThe reason that inflation has been consistently lower than advertised in the US’s…

10/12/20215 min read
Unpacking the Powell v. Yellen plot

Unpacking the Powell v. Yellen plot

Several years ago, when President Obama considered replacing Janet Yellen with former Vice Chair Stanley Fischer as Fed…

10/05/20193 min read

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