Vail showing no interest, but competitors eye Jay Peak as sale process presses on

The Tram Haus Lodge at Jay Peak Resort in June.  Vail Resorts, a ski industry behemoth that has been gobbling up resorts in recent years, is not interested in Jay Peak, but a handful of other entities have visited the Northeast Kingdom resort now for sale, a company official told a local town board during a recent … Read moreVail showing no interest, but competitors eye Jay Peak as sale process presses on

Palm House Hotel developer will use taxpayer money to pay legal bills

Robert Matthews is still awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty of defrauding foreign investors The developer of the Palm House Hotel, one of the largest EB-5 frauds in South Florida history, can no longer afford to pay his lawyers. Robert Matthews will use taxpayer funds to pay his attorneys, as he awaits sentencing after he pleaded guilty in April … Read morePalm House Hotel developer will use taxpayer money to pay legal bills

Democrat Climate Crazy Time, Trump Wall Win, Economic Update

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 399 9.6.19)  There was a 7 hour CNN town hall on climate change where all the top Democrat Presidential candidates weighed in on banning everything from fossil fuels to beef, and even plastic straws in an effort to save the planet from the evils of mankind. To me, this is … Read moreDemocrat Climate Crazy Time, Trump Wall Win, Economic Update

Houston Attorney Convicted of Offshore Tax Evasion Scheme

A Houston, Texas, attorney was convicted today of one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and three counts of tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Department of Justice’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick for the Southern District of Texas. Please follow and like … Read moreHouston Attorney Convicted of Offshore Tax Evasion Scheme

Former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Committing Perjury

Bailey Colletta, 26, a former police officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) pleaded guilty today in federal court in the Eastern District of Missouri to one count of making false statements to a federal grand jury about her knowledge of the arrest and assault of a fellow SLMPD police officer, who was … Read moreFormer St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Committing Perjury

Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Telemedicine Company Pleads Guilty to $424 Million Conspiracy to Defraud Medicare and Receive Illegal Kickbacks in Exchange for Orders of Durable Medical Equipment

The owner and chief executive officer (CEO) of a telemedicine company pleaded guilty today for his role in one of the largest health care fraud schemes ever investigated by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and prosecuted by the Department of Justice, which resulted … Read moreOwner and Chief Executive Officer of Telemedicine Company Pleads Guilty to $424 Million Conspiracy to Defraud Medicare and Receive Illegal Kickbacks in Exchange for Orders of Durable Medical Equipment

New Hampshire Drywall Business Owner Indicted for Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury sitting in Concord, New Hampshire, returned an indictment charging Walter Rodriguez with three counts of filing false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray for the District of New Hampshire. Please follow and like us:

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; TAA State Survey

The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, “TAA State Survey,” to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited. Please … Read moreAgency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; TAA State Survey

These Are Not Signs of a Healthy Market

If these three charts reflect a “normal” “healthy” Bull market, then why are they so uncommon? The implicit narrative of the latest rally in stocks is that this is just another normal rally in the ongoing 10-year long Bull market. Nice, but do these three charts look “normal” to you? Let’s take a quick glance at … Read moreThese Are Not Signs of a Healthy Market

PNB, OBC, United Bank eye merger by April

The board of Punjab National Bank (PNB), which cleared a plan for the merger of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) and United Bank of India on Thursday, is looking at an April deadline for completing the process to create the country’s second largest bank, while trying to minimise hardships to customers. Please follow and like … Read morePNB, OBC, United Bank eye merger by April

Want US citizenship? Your social media IDs, please

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken the process of obtaining social media identification (user name or handle) a step forward. It proposes to expand its coverage to various forms to be filled in by those already in the US, such as those applying for a green card or citizenship. A notice was … Read moreWant US citizenship? Your social media IDs, please

Kidnapping as a Tool of Imperial Statecraft?, by The Saker

There is nothing new about empires taking hostages and using them to put pressure on whatever rebel group needs to reminded “who is boss”. The recent arrest in Italy of Alexander Korshunov, the director for business development at Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC), is really nothing new but just the latest in a long string… … Read moreKidnapping as a Tool of Imperial Statecraft?, by The Saker

White-Latino Relations in America’s Southwest, by Patrick McDermott

Last year’s midterm election results were hardly unusual for a party holding the presidency. Similar electoral setbacks had occurred during the presidencies of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. But this one was portrayed as if it were somehow unique — an explicit rejection of President Trump’s nationalist and anti-immigration policies. For some, the electoral losses… … Read moreWhite-Latino Relations in America’s Southwest, by Patrick McDermott

Can Joe Biden Run This Marathon?, by Pat Buchanan

Thursday, Sept. 14, looks to be a fateful day in the half-century-long political career of Joe Biden. That night, a three-hour debate will be held, a marathon in politics. Biden will be on stage, taking incoming missiles for 180 minutes from nine rivals, each of whom is hungry for the Democratic nomination and has a… … Read moreCan Joe Biden Run This Marathon?, by Pat Buchanan

Billionaires Who Promise to Save Journalism and Then Default: It Ought to be a Crime, by Ted Rall

Let’s talk about fraud: “A person or thing intended to deceive others, typically by unjustifiably claiming or being credited with accomplishments or qualities,” Lexico dictionary calls it. Let’s also discuss breach of contract: “A breach of contract occurs when the promise of the contract is not kept, because one party has failed to fulfill their… … Read moreBillionaires Who Promise to Save Journalism and Then Default: It Ought to be a Crime, by Ted Rall

The Revolution in Military Affairs, by Paul Craig Roberts

Clarity Press has just published a new book by Andrei Martyanov, The (Real) Revolution in Military Affairs ( ). Martyanov’s book is, in a way, two books. One is about the revolution in military affairs that has left the United States behind. The other is about the self-medicating and propagandistic version of reality that Americans… … Read moreThe Revolution in Military Affairs, by Paul Craig Roberts

Cosmopolitans vs. Communitarians—What the Battle Over Brexit Means, by John Derbyshire

The big news this week was Brexit—one manifestation of a trend now visible all over the Western world including the U.S.: cosmopolitans vs. communitarians. The story so far: Three years and two months ago the British people voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, the EU. The vote was 52 percent Leave to… … Read moreCosmopolitans vs. Communitarians—What the Battle Over Brexit Means, by John Derbyshire

Northern Arizona Orthopedics Sued by EEOC for Gender Discrimination and Retaliation

Northern Arizona Orthopedics (NAO), a medical provider that specializes in bone, joint and spine care in Flagstaff, Ariz., violated federal law by refusing to hire male applicants because of their gender and retaliated against a male applicant who complained about the sex discrimin­ation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Com­mission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed … Read moreNorthern Arizona Orthopedics Sued by EEOC for Gender Discrimination and Retaliation