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Month: April 2022

The Taxpayer Con of the Century

Remember how Democrats sold their student loan takeover as a money-saver? Now millions of borrowers can’t or don’t want to repay their loans, so President Biden says he may cancel their debt. The taxpayers who repaid their loans or didn’t go to college will pay instead.

Tweets from ‘disinformation czar’ reveal history of dubious claims on COVID, Hunter Biden and Russia

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The Department of Homeland Security has formed a new Disinformation Governance Board ahead of the 2022 midterms in order to counter online “misinformation” related to COVID-19, elections and migrant smuggling.

President Biden’s pick to head the board, Nina Jankowicz, has already ruffled some feathers after it was discovered that the Wilson Center global fellow and author had previously pushed information later found to be false or misleading.

Inflation rises to new 40-year high in key gauge watched by Fed

Inflation rose to a 6.6% annual rate in March in the personal consumption expenditures price index, the metric favored by the Federal Reserve, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Friday.

That is 0.3 percentage points higher than in the previous month and the fastest pace of inflation since January 1982.

Trump Posts on Truth Social Signaling His Return to Social Media

After over a million users spent weeks on a waitlist, the app switched to Rumble’s cloud services on April 22 in a move the company said would enable it to “scale significantly.” Days later, on April 26, the Truth Social app rose to No. 1 on the Apple App Store downloads list.