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Bank of International Settlements Chief Talks ‘Absolute Control’

(Clint Siegner, Money Metals News Service) The General Manager for the Bank of International Settlements – the central bank of central bankers – is planning for “absolute control” of the money we all spend. Agustin Carstens recently gave a talk entitled “Cross Border Payment: A Vision for the Future” in which...

Elon Musk to Testify Before Court About Tesla’s Acquisition of Solar Company

(Headline USA) In the runup to Tesla Inc.'s 2016 acquisition of a company called SolarCity, Elon Musk hailed the deal as a "no brainer" — a purchase that would combine the leading maker of electric vehicles with a manufacturer of solar panels that can recharge EVs. It didn't exactly work...

Pelosi’s Husband Invested $11M in Big Tech as House Drafted Fake Antitrust Bills

The husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., reaped $5.3 million in profit by doubling down on Big Tech as several potentially trust-busting bills were winding their way through the House. In May and June, a legislative package known as the Ending Platform Monopolies Act threatened to put the screws...

Toyota Caves to Twitter Mob & Lincoln Project; Halts Donations to Election Objectors

(Headline USA) Toyota has reversed itself and now says its political action committee will no longer contribute to the Republican legislators who voted against certifying Joe Biden's presidential election victory. The move by the Japanese automaker comes after a social media backlash over the contributions, including threats to stop buying the...

Newly Woke Chamber of Commerce Teams w/ Labor Unions to Push Biden ‘Infrastructure’

(Headline USA) Major business and union groups have formed a new coalition designed to add momentum for a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package that the Senate is expected to take up this month. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO, along with trade groups representing manufacturers and retailers, announced the...

Bezos Supported Higher Taxes as He Lobbied for Breaks for Amazon

While Amazon oligarch Jeff Bezos called upon Washington D.C. to impose higher taxes on other corporations, his flagship company tried to keep its own tax breaks in place according to Politico. Bezos, who also owns the left-wing Washington Post, basked in progressive attention earlier this year for publicly supporting the...

Californians Seeking Escape Cause Home Prices in Other States to Skyrocket

(Cole Lauterbach, The Center Square) A popular gripe about Californians moving into nearby states is they bring their politics with them. The newest complaint could be they’re bringing high home prices as well. Property data provider CoreLogic released its monthly Home Price Index on Tuesday, reflecting May values. It showed home prices in...

Texas Supreme Court: Facebook Can Be Held Liable for Sex Traffickers Who Use Its Platform

(Bethany Blankley, The Center Square) After three Houston-area lawsuits were filed against Facebook alleging sex traffickers used its platform to commit crimes, Facebook asked the Texas Supreme Court to intervene. In response, the highest court in Texas ruled that Facebook could be held liable for sex traffickers using its platform, arguing...

AAA: Gas Prices Expected to Increase EVEN MORE Through August

The American Automobile Association warned that gas prices, already up 40% since the start of the year, will continue to climb this summer, reaching as high as $3.25 on average nationwide by the end of August. “Robust gasoline demand and more expensive crude oil prices are pushing gas prices higher,”...

Pentagon Cancels Controversial JEDI Cloud Contract w/ Microsoft

(Headline USA) The Pentagon said Tuesday it canceled a disputed cloud-computing contract with Microsoft that could eventually have been worth $10 billion. It will instead pursue a deal with both Microsoft and Amazon and possibly other cloud service providers. “With the shifting technology environment, it has become clear that the JEDI...

Hunter Biden Wanted Prostitutes to Form a Labor Union

Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, proposed a plan to unionize prostitutes, according to texts found on a laptop that belonged to him. Texts from 2018 and 2019 show that Hunter spent thousands of dollars on prostitutes in cities around the country. On one tape recording, Hunter admitted he frequented...

Ariz. GOP Lawmakers Slash Rates to Do End-Run Around ‘Red-for-Ed’s Tax Hikes

(Elizabeth Troutman, The Center Square) Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey gave the green light to the largest income tax cut in state history, including a provision to protect businesses from the “Red for Ed” tax. The Invest in Education Act imposed an additional 3.5% tax on individuals with an income exceeding $250,000,...

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