23.2 Million Hack Victims Used This Password

A shocking number of people who have been hacked used mind-numbingly simple passwords, according to a breach analysis conducted on behalf of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). According to data obtained from the website “Haver I Been Pwned,” more than 23…

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Top Mueller Report Takeaways So Far

Now that the redacted 448-page Mueller report has been released to the public, people on both sides of the aisle have been madly poring over the results of the special counsel’s 22-month Russia probe. Prosecutors closely examined whether Donald Trump or members of…

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It’s Mueller Time

Are you ready for the biggest non-event in recent American political history?  The mainstream media is treating Thursday’s release of the Mueller report as an event of critical historical importance, but it isn’t.  Unless Attorney General William Barr was lying…

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Uh-Oh: World Trade Suffers Biggest Collapse Since Financial Crisis

The recent collapse in world trade volume is the worst since the financial crisis and as dangerous as during the dot-com bubble of the early 2000s, according to The Telegraph. Data from the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis revealed that world…

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“Paris Is Beheaded”: Macron Vows To Rebuild Notre Dame After Horrific Fire; Interior Largely Spared

Update 11: While the staggering outside damage to the historic French cathedral has yet to be assessed, it would appear that despite the massive damage to the frame and the wooden roof, the inside of the Notre Dame was miraculously…

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Great News for Trump: Approval Ratings Soar Among Independents

Authored by Justin McCarthy via Gallup.com, President Donald Trump’s job approval rating increased relatively sharply over the past month to 45% in an April 1-9 Gallup poll, up from 39% in March. This marks the third time the 45th president has reached…

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Assange Arrested, Faces Extradition To US For Hacking “Conspiracy With Chelsea Manning”

Update (9:35 am ET): With Assange in custody, Sweden appears to be reviving its prosecution of Assange on rape charges (stemming from him allegedly having unprotected sex against his consenting partners’ wishes). Elisabeth Massi Fritz, a lawyer who represents one of…

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A “Real” Dividend Capture Strategy That Yields 19.1%

“Does Brett know of a fund that employs a dividend capture strategy?” Our customer service guru Jonathan has fielded many questions of this flavor in recent weeks and months. And thanks for asking, because I do! Hat tip Wall Street Journal:…

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DEADLY THREAT: A Secret Drug-Resistant Mysterious INFECTION Is Spanning The Globe

A mysterious fungal infection is spanning the globe under a shroud of secrecy.  The drug-resistant and dangerous infection is, so far, not being widely reported on, however, Candida auris has been causing severe illnesses in hospitalized patients around the world….

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Can We Stop Pretending Now? 7 ‘Exceptional’ Myths That Trump Has Exposed

Authored by Andrew Bacevich via TomDispatch.com, Irony, paradox, contradiction, consternation — these define the times in which we live. On the one hand, the 45th president of the United States is a shameless liar. On the other hand, his presidency offers…

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