Sold-Out Conservative Jackson Hole Summit Rages Against the Fed

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The sold-out Jackson Hole Summit, which seeks to be a conservative counter-balance to the Kansas City Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole Symposium, kicked off with a fascinating history lesson by a Director of the Council on Foreign Relations on how the Bretton Woods Conference at the end of WW II led to the massive monetary expansion of Federal Reserve and impoverishment of America.
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Trump On Taxes: ‘I Believe We’ll End Up With a Tax Reduction,’ But ‘Hedge Fund Guys’ Aren’t Paying ‘Fair Share’

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated that he would release his tax plan over the next month and “I believe we’ll end up with a tax reduction.” Trump also said that while he wants to lower taxes, some people, like “hedge fund guys” are “not doing their fair share” at a press conference in Norwood, MA on Friday. Trump was asked to explain his tax plan, who he was going to raise taxes on, and whether he was “rejecting trickle-down economics.” He answered, “So, we will be announcing a tax plan over the next four weeks, probably some time during the month of September. Who knows taxes more than me? I know the taxes very well. I would say that probably before the end of September we’ll have a very comprehensive plan, and one of the things will be simplification. And I believe we’ll end up with a tax reduction,
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Trump: ‘CNN Is Terrible’

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said “CNN is terrible” after one of its reporters asked him about protesters outside his press conference in Norwood, MA on Friday. After being asked about the protesters outside the event, Trump stated, “I don’t see many protesters. I see thousands of people, and there’s a few protesters. And I figured you’d ask that question because you know — no, that’s the way it is. CNN is terrible. CNN, you’re with CNN? Are you with CNN?” After the reporter answered that they were, Trump continued, “You people do not cover us accurately at all. So they have a few protesters outside, and they have thousands of people, and the first question from CNN is about protesters.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett
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Graham: ISIS Loves Trump Seize Oil Idea

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Friday on Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show,” Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said ISIS loves his rival, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s idea of “seize oil for the benefit of America” because it would be a huge “recruiting opportunity.” Graham said, “Well number one, Donald Trump’s plan to destroy ISIS is the most ill-conceived,  insanely dangerous idea I have ever heard. Worse than Obama. I never thought I would hear myself say that there is a Republican running for office that’s got a worse idea when it comes to radical Islam than Obama. So here is what is going to happen with Mr. Trump—people are going to say, well is it really smart to go to Iraq and Syria and take their oil for our benefit? Will that destroy ISIS? I dont think so. I think ISIS Loves Donald Trump’s idea of having American soldiers taking Mid East
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