Month: September 2017

Republicans release first draft of tax reform proposal

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it was time for the Republicans to give up on health care and move on to tax reform. On Wednesday, Republicans presented the first version of their tax reform proposal. Critics argue it will increase deficits and is too generous to the wealthiest Americans. According to

Alabama voters send message in Republican Senate primary

Republican voters in Alabama sent a message to President Trump and Congressional Republicans by selecting Roy Moore, not Luther Strange, in the Republican Senate Primary. As The Washington Post noted, Strange had been endorsed by key Republicans like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and President Trump himself. Moore is a highly controversial figure who

Trump Administration Criticized for Hurricane Response

The Washington Post reports that President Trump has come under fire for embroiling himself in a controversy over NFL protests while giving scant attention to a major crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Both sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Maria. Hillary Clinton and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) were two of

Dr. Avi Weisfogel Treats Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders with Dentistry

Dr. Avi Weisfogel: Finding Success in an Emerging Medical Field

Independent small businesses are what make America thrive. Anyone with an idea and motivation can succeed beyond their wildest dreams. However, it does take more than that. A person can have the best idea or invention in the world, but if they do not have a plan behind it, it could amount to nothing. To

Revised Travel Ban Could See Its Day In Court

The president’s revised travel ban was released on Sunday. The revised version now includes banning travelers from North Korea, Chad and certain Venezuelan government officials. The revised ban appeared only 16 days prior to the Supreme Court’s hearing on the original, and temporary ban, that denied travel from Sudan, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and

President Trump addresses UN General Assembly

According to The Washington Post, President Donald Trump delivered a bellicose speech to the United Nations on Tuesday. The president urged his audience to be aggressive with terroristic and violent regimes. He said, “The scourge of our planet today is a small group of rogue regimes that violate every principle on which the United Nations

New CFPB Rule Could Put Huge Dent in Payday Loan Profits

A battle is about to ensue as Republican lawmakers and lobbyists prepare to fight it out over legislation designed to curb payday lending. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to issue a ruling that would put a big dent in the profits of the $6 billion payday loan industry. Lobbyists who represent payday lenders say