Orthodox Jews Protest Israel’s Military Draft Law

Orthodox Jews Protest Israel’s Military Draft Law

Jerusalem, IL…Tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews gathered yesterday (Tuesday) to protest Israel’s Military Draft Law, resulting in the forced enlistment of many Orthodox Jews. The protestors also decried Israel’s brutal tactics to crack down peaceful protestors. The demonstration was organized by the Edah HaChareidis – a Rabbinic umbrella association representing hundreds of Orthodox Jewish […]

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 29: Mom and Pop Businesses

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 29: Mom and Pop Businesses

Washington, DC…Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: Profile America — Wednesday, March 29th. While shoppers and communities often welcome the opening of a major department store or a branch of a big-box chain, they are also the cause of some concern. Small local businesses face greater competition, yet those […]

Majority of U.S. Counties See Uninsured Rate for the Under Age 65 Population Drop From 2014 to 2015.

Majority of U.S. Counties See Uninsured Rate for the Under Age 65 Population Drop From 2014 to 2015.

Washington, DC…The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: The estimated uninsured rate for adults under age 65 decreased in 71.3 percent of the nation’s counties (2,239 counties) from 2014 to 2015, according to new statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau. Uninsured rates decrease for most counties from 2014 […]

Consumer Confidence Index Increased Sharply in March, Index Now at 27-Year High.

Consumer Confidence Index Increased Sharply in March, Index Now at 27-Year High.

New York, NY…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had increased in February, improved sharply in March. The Index now stands at 125.6 (1985=100), up from 116.1 in February. The Present Situation Index rose from 134.4 to 143.1 and the Expectations Index increased from 103.9 last month to 113.8. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey®, based […]

President Trump Signs an Energy Independence Executive Order

President Trump Signs an Energy Independence Executive Order

Washington, DC…“I am going to lift the restrictions on American energy, and allow this wealth to pour into our communities.” – Donald J. Trump MUCH NEEDED REFORM: The past Administration burdened Americans with costly regulations that harmed American jobs and energy production. The previous Administration’s Clean Power Plan could cost up to $39 billion a […]

Stocks Turn Lower On Obamacare Survival

Stocks Turn Lower On Obamacare Survival

New York, NY….Stock indexes have turned lower on failure by the Republicans to pass the Obamacare replacement on Friday. The larger issue for the markets is whether this will slow down tax cuts and other plans to get the GDP rate back up to the 4% range. Even though this try failed the underlying problems […]

The Passion Is Back In F1 As Ferrari’s Vettel Takes Australian Grand Prix

The Passion Is Back In F1 As Ferrari’s Vettel Takes Australian Grand Prix

Melbourne, AT…Sebastian Vettel took his and Ferrari’s first win since the Singapore Grand Prix of 2015 beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to Australian Grand Prix victory after a strategic slip by the champions allowed Vettel to inherit the lead midway through the race at Albert Park. Pole sitter Hamilton was in control of […]

Medal of Honor Recipients Recognize Citizen Heroes

Medal of Honor Recipients Recognize Citizen Heroes

Arlington, VA…Medal of Honor Recipients commemorated National Medal of Honor Day with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery today. Afterwards, the Recipients presented their 2017 Citizen Honors Awards to five outstanding Americans and the Fisher House Foundation. “On National Medal of Honor Day we are humbled to […]

U.S. Strike Kills High-Profile Terrorist Leader

U.S. Strike Kills High-Profile Terrorist Leader

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known al Qaida terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens of innocent victims, including two American service members. Yasin, a senior terrorist figure from Balochistan, Pakistan, […]

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