Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: Commonwealth Should Work With Stakeholders to Reach Consensual Solution
At today’s hearing, Richard Carrion testified that as a professional banker, he was “extremely reluctant” to testify in favor of debt restructuring. Yet Carrion has given no weight to promising proposals put forth by the private sector, preferring instead to trumpet the agenda of his friend Governor Garcia Padilla. As demonstrated by today’s bond payment, the Puerto Rican government has the means to meet its obligations, and should work with stakeholders to reach a consensual solution.…[more]
You've heard endlessly about "white privilege" from the professional social justice warrior gripers. But rarely does that crusading crowd -- or their spiritual leaders in the White House -- acknowledge the brutal impact of wealthy Middle Eastern thug privilege in America.
I'm looking especially at you, Barack, Michelle and Valerie Jarrett (who hosted Black Lives Matter activists at 1600 Pennsylvania last week).
The latest case of WMET privilege involves a well-connected Saudi prince arrested on Wednesday after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at his $40 million Beverly Hills rental…
"Congress recently forbade President Obama from bringing Guantanamo inmates to the United States, or even preparing a place in the U.S. to which the terrorist prisoners might someday be transferred. The specific action Congress took was to renew earlier bans on the president spending any appropriated funds for those purposes. Republicans and Democrats spoke in a strong and unified voice; 370 members…[more]