5/20/22

Friday Riddle: The less of them you have; the more one is worth. What are they?
Listen to UpFront for the answer.

Census Bureau Says It ‘Significantly’ Miscounted 2020 Population In More Than 1/4 Of States – Daily Caller
The faulty numbers have already been used to allocate the next decade’s House of Representatives seats and Electoral College votes. The Census Bureau conducted a follow-up survey which found that 14 states were either under- or over-counted by a statistically significant amount.

VP Harris claims overturning Roe v. Wade ‘opens the door to restricting’ other rights like gay marriage – FOX News
Vice President Kamala Harris claimed Thursday that if the Supreme Court grants states the opportunity to decide how to handle the procedure then it “opens the door” to “restricting” other rights like gay marriage and the use of contraception.

The Biden Era Is About Fear, Not Greed – Best of the Web, WSJ
The overwhelming majority of Americans (85 percent) think it is either very likely (45 percent) or somewhat likely (40 percent) that there will be an economic recession in the next year, while 12 percent think it is either not so likely (8 percent) or not likely at all (4 percent). Roughly 1 in 5 Americans (19 percent) say the state of the nation’s economy these days is either excellent (2 percent) or good (17 percent), while 4 in 5 Americans (80 percent) say it’s either not so good (34 percent) or poor (46 percent). This is Americans’ most negative description of the state of the nation’s economy in a Quinnipiac University poll since President Biden took office.

File this under DUH!… Crime and chaos downtown and beyond are keeping tourists away from Chicago, and experts say something has to change – CBS News
Such events as the chaos downtown that led to a deadly shooting right in the middle of Millennium Park have led people to cancel trips, meetings, and events in Chicago because they don’t feel safe.

More Subprime Borrowers Are Missing Loan Payments – WSJ
Consumers with low credit scores are falling behind on payments for car loans, personal loans and credit cards, a sign that the healthiest consumer lending environment on record in the U.S. is coming to an end.

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