General dollar forecast shows how much buyers are hurting

(Bloomberg) — In case there’s any doubt, the low-income American consumer is on the decline. Bloomberg’s Most Read The shares of Dollar General Corp. plunged 21% – the highest on record – after the discount retailer cut its full-year profit forecast, citing growing economic pressures on its shoppers. The deteriorating outlook underscores the deteriorating situation … Read more

Putin no longer has the money or the kit to support high-tech modern warfare

Vladimir Poutine Sanctions against Russia have been the unsung success of advanced democracies. Vladimir Putin’s ability to wage a military war against Ukraine, and a geo-ideological war against the liberal world, has been systematically undermined over the months. Revenues from Russian oil and gas exports have fallen 52% in the first four months of this … Read more

‘It seemed like there were a lot of people waiting for something like us to happen’

Pansy Division (Illustration: Victoria Ellis for Yahoo / Photo: Reybee, Inc.) When singer/guitarist Jon Ginoli and bassist Chris Freeman of pioneering San Francisco queercore band Pansy Division burst onto the scene with their debut album, Undressed, in 1993, there was absolutely nothing else like them. One of the very first openly gay rock bands, they … Read more

How to play for the 2023 NFL season

Of all the fantasy sports available, fantasy football is the undisputed king. No other fantasy sport combines the excitement of the real NFL game with the rush to build and manage your own personal team like fantasy football does. You can write a list and tinker with it constantly until you create the team that … Read more

Comer says Wray confirmed existence of dossier alleging Biden bribery scheme

Washington – GOP Rep. James Comer of Kentucky, chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, said in a statement Wednesday that FBI Director Christopher Wray had confirmed “the existence of an unclassified file containing information about an alleged corruption scheme related to then-Vice President Joe Biden and a foreign national.” Comer believes the FBI … Read more