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How Shockingly Similar Donald Trump's Campaign Is to 1968's Nixon and Wallace

Donald Trump's controversial candidacy has disturbing similarities to not one but two campaigns from 1968.

The Trump campaign has pulled pages from the playbooks of both disgraced President Richard Nixon, the "law and order" candidate, and third-party segregationist candidate George Wallace.

But Donald Trump seems to have the most in common with Wallace, and these similarities don't reflect well on the billionaire...

Washington

10 Times We Narrowly Avoided World War 3

World War 3 has been narrowly avoided at least 10 times since WWII ended – and the public has largely been none the wiser in almost every single instance.

Here's a look at 10 times we came really close to a third world war over the past 60 years...

Washington

The New Amtrak Loan Is a $2 Billion Massive Waste of Your Money

Last Friday, Vice President Joe Biden hailed the government's $2.45 billion Amtrak loan as a "sound investment."

Here's why the deal is really anything but...

Washington

Today's Federal Deficit Report Hints at Looming Financial Crisis in the U.S.

The projected federal deficit report was just released by the Congressional Budget Office.

Unfortunately, the United States' fiscal future looks somewhat grim...

Washington

How Trump and Clinton Economic Policies Affect Your Money

Trump and Clinton economic policies offer vastly different visions for the future of the U.S. economy.

And in terms of your income and investments, that could mean two different ways to handle your money...

Washington

Hello, $15 Minimum Wage – Goodbye, 7 Million Jobs

Contrary to what certain politicians say, a $15 federal minimum wage would not help America's workforce.

In fact, it could put 7 million people out of a job...

Election

Donald Trump Will Win the Election, According to Highly Predictive Indicator

Donald Trump is getting kicked around by Hillary Clinton in most general election polls.

But according to this one highly predictive indicator, Trump is actually winning... big time.

Washington

It’s Time to Change a System That Cheats Third-Party Candidates

The 2016 election should be a year ripe for a third-party candidate to win the presidency.

But that's a near-impossibility because the American electoral system overwhelmingly favors the two major parties.

That's especially frustrating for voters, because polls show both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are actively disliked by majorities of the electorate.

Here's what the two major parties have done to sabotage third-party candidates...

Washington

If You Want Investing Advice, Don't Ask Chelsea Clinton's Husband

If Hillary Clinton is elected, hopefully she won't hire Chelsea Clinton's husband to be on her economic team…

After working for Goldman Sachs, Marc Mezvinsky opened his own hedge fund in 2011 called Eaglevale Partners.

He decided it would be a good idea to invest in the Greek economy in 2014, reportedly raising $25 million to buy Greek bonds and debt. But by 2016, his division was forced to close down, and 90% of the money was lost...

Washington

Russia Is the Most Dangerous Wild Card in the South China Sea

Russia claims that it's neutral in the ever-alarming South China Sea conflict.

But there's a billion dollars' worth of evidence that says otherwise...