If Trump Repeals Obamacare, He Owes US Taxpayers a $2 Trillion Refund

By CCN: President Donald Trump’s Justice Department recently recommended that a federal appeals court strike down all of Obamacare. A petition has been filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. If Trump (finally) succeeds in repealing the disastrous legislation, he owes taxpayers a $2 trillion refund. The renewed assault on Barack Obama‘s signature legislative victory represents a major change for Trump’s administration. Originally, the president repealed the mandate that required individuals who didn’t obtain health insurance to pay a tax penalty at the end of each…

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Jussie Smollett: Arrogance Made ‘Empire’ Star Chicago’s Public Enemy No. 1

Actors are often done in by their egos, and in the case of Jussie Smollett, a few moments of arrogance could cost him a lot more than the $130,000 Chicago was demanding last week. The city, led by former Barack Obama advisor and now-Mayor Rahm Emanuel, sued the “Empire” actor following his refusal to pay back the $130,000 lawmakers initially requested following overtime hours spent investigating his case. Officials claim that Smollett filed a phony police report on January 29 after he was the alleged victim of a racist, anti-gay…

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FEMA Data Breach Exposes Private Data of Nearly 3 Million Individuals

A data breach has occurred within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), resulting in the private data of nearly three million disaster victims being shared with an unnamed contractor. Who’s at Risk? The shared information includes home addresses, social security numbers and banking information for victims of U.S.-based disasters such as hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria in 2017 that utilized the organization’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which seeks to aid and relocate individuals following a natural disaster. FEMA press secretary Lizzie Litzow explains in a statement that the organization “provided…

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White House Warns Pakistan: Aggression Against India ‘Not Acceptable” as Nuclear Tensions Flare

The Trump White House has come down hard on nuclear-armed Pakistan, warning that its actions are unacceptable in the escalating war games with India. It’s the strongest message yet from the Trump administration as military tension between Pakistan and India threatens to spill over into all-out war. Speaking to reporters on the condition of anonymity, a senior White House official, said: “The terrorist attack on February 14th on India was a demonstration that Pakistan’s continuing provision of sanctuary for any terrorist group is not acceptable.” White House: Pakistan Must Take…

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Will Alleged Model 3 Design Flaw Sink Tesla Stock?

It seems that Tesla just can’t catch a break. Following charges from the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) that could force Elon Musk to temporarily step down as CEO, the company’s vehicles are allegedly having more than a little trouble staying clean. A Glitch in the Tesla System A design flaw may be causing debris to become trapped in the vehicles’ underbody panels. Auto shop owner Eric Bolduc has commented that he’s found dirt, water, and sand in the back of every Tesla Model 3 he’s worked on, removing as…

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Trump Calls Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple’, Just Another Nickname from the President

Most of the recipients of the nicknames that President Donald Trump regularly dishes come to learn of it from a distance. For Apple CEO Tim Cook though, it was different. Cook was sitting to Trump’s right when Trump referred to him as ‘Tim Apple’ during an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting. Trump was expressing his gratitude for the iPhone maker’s contribution to the U.S. economy when he said ‘we appreciate it very much Tim Apple’. Trump just called Apple CEO Tim Cook “Tim Apple” pic.twitter.com/gTHHtjWvc9 — Sean O'Kane (@sokane1)…

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Not Feeling the Bern? US Voters Turned Off By Socialists, Want President Under Age 40 in Blow to Bernie Sanders

A new NBC/WSJ poll has revealed what Americans don’t want as president – a socialist or a septuagenarian over 75. Unfortunately for Democrats, their two front-runners each possess at least one of those two qualities. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, 77, is an avowed socialist, according to Bloomberg. Though former vice president Joe Biden is yet to declare his candidacy, he is 76. Specifically, the poll found that only 37 percent of the respondents found a presidential candidate over 75 desirable. Majority of voters, in fact, indicated they would be enthusiastic or…

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency

One of Wall Street’s fiercest bitcoin critics may have been playing us all along. JP Morgan Creates ‘JPM Coin’ Cryptocurrency JP Morgan, the gargantuan investment bank led by Jamie Dimon, just became the first major US financial institution to launch its own cryptocurrency. The news was first reported by CNBC, which said that the new crypto token – dubbed “JPM Coin” – will be used by the bank to instantly settle payments between clients. According to estimates, JP Morgan moves more than $6 trillion per day. In addition to wholesale…

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