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Aug 23 09:07

How’s That Recession Coming, Dave?

Aug 23 09:02

Gold Is Knocking On Key Breakout Level

Aug 23 09:02

Just another day in China:

Aug 23 08:57

Mid-Atlantic States Continue to Expand Marijuana Laws Despite Federal Prohibition

By Patrick McKnight

Several Mid-Atlantic states have expanded their marijuana laws this year, and New Jersey continues to push for full legalization despite federal prohibition.

Recent comments from New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney suggest one final legislative effort to legalize marijuana in 2019...

Aug 23 08:50

Ninth Circuit Goes a Step Further to Protect Privacy in Border Device Searches

By Sophia Cope and Adam Schwartz

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a new ruling in U.S. v. Cano [.pdf] that offers greater privacy protection for people crossing the border with their electronic devices, but it doesn’t go as far as we sought in our amicus brief.

Cano had attempted to cross the border near San Diego...

Aug 23 08:49

Bill Maher Fires Back After Rashida Tlaib Calls For A Boycott Of His HBO Show

Bill Maher Fires Back After Rashida Tlaib Calls For A Boycott Of His HBO Show

Aug 23 08:48

Cindy McCain Trashes Trump Admin Policies – Says Her Late Husband Would be a “Voice of Reason” in Politics Today

Almost a year after her husband passed away, Cindy McCain said the current Republican party is “not the party of Abraham Lincoln … nor the party of Ronald Reagan.”

Aug 23 08:39

Say No to the “Cashless Future” — and to Cashless Stores

By Jay Stanley

I went to a counter-serve restaurant recently, and when the time came to pay for my order, took out my wallet, presented a $20 bill, and was told, “Sorry, we don’t accept cash.” I was flabbergasted. What happened to “legal tender for all debts public and private,” as it says right there on the bill?

This has now happened to me at three separate establishments in recent months. The rise of cashless establishments is happening amid continuing hype over the supposed dawn of a “cashless future” and agitation by some very powerful interests that would love to see cash disappear. The credit card companies love it, naturally, and tech industry associations have also pushed for the concept.

Meanwhile, a backlash has prompted several cities and states including San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New Jersey to ban cashless stores ...

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