IRS: Up to 9 million people need to claim federal stimulus checks

“We are taking this extra step to help Americans who may not know they could be eligible for this payment or don’t know how to register for one,” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig in a statement. “People who aren’t required to file a tax return can quickly register on and still get their money […]

Is Donald Trump Really Being Audited by the IRS?

After Newsweek asked for a copy of the IRS audit letter sent to Trump, a campaign spokesperson last week pointed to the campaign’s website and the letter that was released by Trump’s attorneys at the Washington, D.C., firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. A follow-up query to the campaign asking for a copy of the actual […]

The ‘Crisis’ In Social Security and Other Nonsense

The cynical answer is that “old people vote,” but of course that does not explain why Bush’s even more cynical gambit to exempt older voters from his proposed cuts did not cause elders to support his plan, or at least to sit out the fight. Even if older people are using their political power to […]

Nicola Gobbo explains why she became Lawyer X

In a statement to the ABC, Victoria Police said it “does not as a matter of necessary practice confirm nor deny the security arrangements in place for any person who might be assessed as ‘at risk’. To do so would be counter-productive as it could elevate the risk to that person.”

Pessimism grows as hopes fade for coronavirus deal

“I think there’s always some possibility, but … unless something really broke through, it’s not going to happen,” said Sen. Richard ShelbyRichard Craig ShelbyDavis: The Hall of Shame for GOP senators who remain silent on Donald Trump Wary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker On The Money: Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go […]

Why Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Is the Perfect Sporting Event for the Trump Era

A well-regarded longform journalist was even dispatched to wax poetic about McGregor’s Irish upbringing and hometown, even if the locals said his article was “a load of rubbish.”  Mayweather bragged that smaller, eight ounce gloves were chosen in spite of the concerns raised by medical professionals because “fans want to see blood,” and chummily yakked […]

Donald Trump Mocks NYT Report On Helping Dad Dodge Taxes: “Old, Boring” News

Fred Trump has been gone for nearly twenty years and it’s sad to witness this misleading attack against the Trump family by the failing New York Times. Many decades ago the IRS reviewed and signed off on those transactions. The New York Times’ and other media outlets’ credibility with the American people is at an […]

‘Kingdom of Silence’: Showtime Documentary Explores Backdrop Of Washington Post Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder

“It does not happen in a vacuum. It continues to happen all over the Arab world with dissidents outside, even on U.S. soil. It’s important to to deter these regimes from doing what they did to Jamal and the others… This movie sheds light on the man that ordered Jamal’s murder and how it ruthless […]

Patriots Preview: Setting Expectations For A Very Different 2020 Season

Not only is Cam looking healthy and sounding as though he’s fully bought in to the way the Patriots do business, but second-year QB Jarrett Stidham does not appear to have taken any great strides forward in his own career. So entering the year with a bona fide NFL MVP at quarterback certainly gives the […]

NFL PREVIEW 2020: NFC team-by-team capsules

Weaknesses: Packers didn’t do much to boost run defense after allowing 285 yards rushing in NFC Championship Game loss to 49ers. Receiving corps lacks proven performers aside from Adams. Packers have uncertainty at right tackle after losing longtime starter Bryan Bulaga in free agency. LB Christian Kirksey’s injury history (nine games over past two seasons) […]