Category Archives: National News

“Godfather Of Payday Lending” Stripped Of $64 Million, Sentenced To 14 Years

A former Main Line investment banker known as the “Godfather of payday lending” for preying on low-income borrowers was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison and stripped of over $64 million in assets. “The only difference between Mr. Hallinan and other loan sharks is that he doesn’t break the kneecaps of people who don’t pay his debts,…He was charging more interest than the Mafia.” Loans could have an annual rate of as high as 1,825.000%.

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“Hate-Speech”-Policing Big Tech Face Dozens Of Defamation Lawsuits After Settlement By SPLC

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) settled with and apologized to Maajid Nawaz, for $3.375 million because the organization included him in its “Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists.” Nawaz, a practing Muslim who is specifically fighting Islamic extremism, was included in the “field guide” for criticizing the fringe elements of his own religion.  And now, no fewer than 60 organizations and 47 nonprofit leaders are considering lawsuits against the SPLC for similar smears. 

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Trump Signs Order Keeping Migrant Families Together At Border, “Zero-Tolerance” To Continue [Updated][VIDEO]

President Trump has signed an Executive Order titled “Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation” to keep illegal immigrant families together at the border, while stating that his administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy of enforcing Bush-era immigration laws will continue.

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Mother And Daughter Shot In Oklahoma Restaurant, Suspect Killed By “Good Guy” With A Gun

A mother and her 12-year-old daughter celebrating a birthday at a popular restaurant in Oklahoma City were shot Thursday night around 6:30 p.m. by a man in his late teens, when a bystander armed with a pistol confronted the shooter and fatally shot him as he tried to flee, according to Oklahoma City Police – who called the citizen “a blessing.”

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