Real news today (March 13, 2023)

Silicon Valley Bank Collapse: Latest Failure on Gavin Newsom’s Watch

Adds to Guv’s Incompetency List of electricity shortages, homeless crisis, massive wildfires

The Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has yet to explain how the biggest bank failure since the 2008 financial crisis happened on his watch — with Silicon Valley Bank, a California bank, under California regulations.

Joel B. Pollak

…Chinese Tech Startups Panic over Money Trapped in SVB Crisis…

John Hayward

Biden’s ‘bailout’ a step toward government control of banking system, economists say

A woman who was part of a line entering the Silicon Valley Bank's headquarters pauses for a selfie in Santa Clara, Calif., on Monday, March 13, 2023. The federal government intervened Sunday to secure funds for depositors to withdraw from Silicon Valley Bank after the banks collapse. Dozens of individuals waited in line outside the bank to withdraw funds. (AP Photo/ Benjamin Fanjoy)
By Jeff Mordock – The Washington Times

16 minutes ago

Economists warn that President Biden’s extraordinary action at two collapsed banks is the first step toward government control of the banking system.

Study: Trump Policies Cut Illegal Immigration, Biden Policies Encourage Inflow


Rice University Study: Trump’s Policies Cut Illegal Immigration, Biden’s…

John Binder

Donald Trump’s policies at the border helped deter illegal immigration, while Joe Biden’s are encouraging record…

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at The Vatican, Wednesday, March 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis says married priests possible, calls celibacy a ‘temporary prescription’ 44 minutes ago

By Mark A. Kellner – The Washington Times