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  • High crimes that might not be crimes

    The Constitution’s parameters for what may justify the impeachment of a president are “Treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.” But what constitutes a “high crime and misdemeanor” is a matter up for debate. While it clearly includes criminal misconduct, when is impeachment the appropriate remedy for something that might be wrong, but not strictly illegal?

    Washington Examiner
  • FBI: ‘Eunice crime rate has decreased,’ Police Chief says social media affects how people perceive crime rate

    The FBI just released crime stats for this most recent year.  Statewide, the new numbers show a decrease in crime. In Eunice, both property crime and violent crime decreased as well. According to the stats, property crime has decreased by 26% since 2014. Violent crime has decreased by 64% since that same year. But not many residents have seen [

  • "Saving Ammunition" Is Not A Reason To Avoid Rate Cuts

    "Saving Ammunition" Is Not A Reason To Avoid Rate Cuts Submitted by Eric Hickman, president of Kessler Investment Advisors, Inc., an advisory firm located in Denver, Colorado specializing in U.S. Treasury bonds. It isn’t just how much the Fed cuts rates that matters; it is how soon they do it. You don’t have to go far to hear calls for the Federal Reserve to not cut rates because they need to, “save ammunition” for when things are really bad. This imagines that the rate cut...

    Zero Hedge
  • Fed's Evans says no more rate cuts are needed through 2020

    The Chicago Fed president says that policy is probably appropriate given an economy that is softening but still in good shape.