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Monday, March 18, 2019

Faced with the Church's metastasizing child sex-abuse crisis, what are Catholic parents choosing to do? In the U.S., the Catholic Church is losing more members than any other religion, and there's some evidence that this exodus is tied to the decades-long crisis. For those who remain, some parents are rethinking their kids' involvement in the church community by preventing them from being alone at church, or just being more selective about the people they interact with: "I am very, very cautious about leaving my children alone with anyone."


Joe Biden is carrying a 20th century voting record into a 21st century political dogfight. During more than 40 years in public life, Biden has taken an array of stances at odds with today's Democratic Party consensus. As he now prepares for his third presidential campaign, that record could hamper him in a big field of mostly younger, more liberal primary rivals.


Sunday, March 17, 2019

Average weekly earnings for non-managers are now $779, which is an almost 40-year high. Millions of those now approaching retirement age spent their entire lives earning the equivalent of $40,000 a year, at most. Little surprise they don't have six-figure retirement savings. The simple fact of the matter is, it takes enormous discipline to save even 6% for your 401(k) at that income level. In a country of 330+ million people, shockingly few have enough retirement savings to support the stereotypical leisurely golden years. Commodity king Dennis Gartman shared some disturbing numbers last week. read more


Trump could make himself the first President in decades to leave the office with less power than it had when he entered. "You have to look at everything through the prism of his narcissism," Conway told me.


Saturday, March 16, 2019

METRO NYU students confront Chelsea Clinton, say she ‘stoked' hatred behind New Zealand shootings By Sara Dorn March 16, 2019 | 8:28am Students blasted Chelsea Clinton at a vigil at New York University for the 49 worshipers massacred at two New Zealand mosques, claiming the former first daughter "stoked" the hatred that fueled the slaughter. "This right here is the result of a massacre stoked by people like you and the words that you put out into the world," senior student Leen Dweik chided Clinton Friday night, according to a video posted to social media. "The 49 people died because of the rhetoric you put out there, added Dweik -- who was wearing a Bernie Sanders 2020 t-shirt. "I'm so sorry you feel that way," Clinton, who is pregnant with her third child, responded, prompting other students to chime in. "What does ‘I'm sorry you feel that way' mean? What does that mean?" a person shouts from the crowd.


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