Each year, the Federal Reserve Board conducts two related supervisory tests, as required by the 2010 Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. These tests, the Dodd–Frank Act Stress Test (DFAST) and the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) are quantitative and qualitative assessments of large banks’ ability to cope with financial turmoil.REF In
0 Comments
“You couldn’t learn. There was so much bullying. Kids are bullying the other kids and they’re bullying you,” said Willie Augustus, who was relentlessly bullied in his public school in Louisiana.  His parents unsuccessfully fought with the school board to address the school bullying. Eventually, they applied for and received a voucher for Willie to attend a
0 Comments
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston bomber whose cold-blooded attacks killed three including a child and maimed scores more, ought to be able to vote. So, too, should every other incarcerated terrorist, murderer, rapist, human trafficker and Fentanyl dealer. That, unbelievably, is the position of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Fortunately, the vast majority of Americans feel differently. One
0 Comments
In this week’s episode of SCOTUS 101, fellow Heritage scholar Tom Jipping joins Elizabeth Slattery to talk about abortion, capital punishment, and iPhones. Elizabeth also chats with CNN’s Joan Biskupic about what goes on behind closed doors at the Supreme Court and her new book on Chief Justice John Roberts. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia
0 Comments
President Donald Trump’s merit-based immigration proposal has been ripped by resistant Democrats as “dead on arrival,” but it might merely have been designed to unite Republicans against Democrats for 2020 anyway, according to The Hill. “We all know you’re not going to pass this without dealing with the other aspects of immigration but . . .
0 Comments
Federal agents stormed the Venezuelan Embassy in the U.S. Thursday morning and ousted four remaining protesters sympathetic to socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro, according to the State Department. Protesters from three activist groups started occupying the embassy in mid-April, reported Reuters. Their numbers dwindled after the building’s utilities were cut off and they were given
0 Comments
If former Vice President Joe Biden wins the Democratic presidential nomination, Pennsylvania is his in the general election, GOP pollster Frank Luntz predicted Thursday. In an interview on Fox News’ “Your World With Neil Cavuto,” Luntz also repeated his controversial assertion that “at this point,” Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., would be the probable Democratic nominee. But,
0 Comments
At $68,000 for every American, the $22 trillion national debt is larger than what the typical American household earns in a year. The sooner we act to correct course, the more sensible reform options we have available to avoid severe austerity measures. Image Source/Getty Images Tuesday, June 4, 2019 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Live
0 Comments
Presidential hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) believes there’s no longer room in her party for members who don’t fully support abortion, saying this week that the old moderate-Democrat notion of keeping the practice “safe, legal, and rare” is a mantra from a bygone era. What are the details? Speaking to the Washington Post, Gillibrand unleashed
0 Comments
Nearly 10 years after Congress passed billions of dollars in funding with no expiration date for rail boondoggles, American taxpayers have received a fresh reminder of how their hard-earned money has gone to waste.  On Tuesday, the Federal Railroad Administration issued a notice of intent to end a grant agreement funding California’s high-speed rail project. This came
0 Comments
The first USAF F-35A fighter wing is now fully operational. The Heritage Foundation had a recent unique opportunity to conduct structured interviews with 30 F-35A combat pilots—21 previously experienced former fourth-generation fighter pilots, 9 pilots in their first fighter assignment, as well as senior operations and maintenance leaders at Hill Air Force Base (AFB), UT.
0 Comments
On February 28, the Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler as the 15th Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under Administrator Wheeler’s leadership, the EPA has been providing a much-needed course correction to the Obama Administration’s expansive regulatory overreach. A number of outstanding regulatory fixes remain, one of which is for heavy-duty trucking regulations. Implemented jointly
0 Comments
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he prepared to meet with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries. Asked if Washington was going to war with Tehran, Trump told reporters “[I] hope not”
0 Comments
(NASDAQ: RDFN) — U.S. home-sale prices edged up 2.8 percent year over year to a median of $307,600 in April, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), a technology-powered real estate brokerage. This marks a rebound from March’s slight annual price decline and a return to a more sustainable level of price growth than the 7 to
0 Comments
Orlando and Las Vegas top a newly released report on the most popular Summer destinations in the United States for 2019. TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site, today announced its 2019 Summer Vacation Value Report, highlighting the 10 most popular U.S. destinations for this summer, based on hotel booking interest from U.S. travelers. Despite
0 Comments
We all know the main-stream media (MSM) hasn’t been a popular place on our TV’s and news resources in a very long time. Their rotting ratings prove this fact. So, what’s changing lately with the political pimps? Are they awakening to the reality their Political Whore ratings are rotting, too? Let’s accept the reality,
0 Comments
Just days after complaining about his “privilege,” Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke live streamed himself getting a haircut and a massage. Social media users torched the former Texas lawmaker after his online appearance. What are the details? During the 12-minute video, as O’Rourke’s barber Manuel cut the candidate’s hair, O’Rourke spoke Spanish, discussed topics like
0 Comments
The Trump administration unveiled a multi-tiered plan to pay for construction of a Mexico border wall two days before foes urge a judge to block the reallocation of funds not authorized by Congress. The government intends to begin awarding the latest tranche of contracts Thursday, drawing on $2.5 billion from the Defense Department, primarily from
0 Comments
Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) jumped on the bandwagon of the boycott against Fox News by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Wednesday. The Harris campaign rejected an invite to a Fox News town hall event after Warren posted a scathing statement criticizing the cable news network. “I’ve done 57 media avails and 131 interviews,
0 Comments