Nevada Based Company Accused of Scamming Vets

A disabled military veteran took out a pension loan for $5,500, but was required to pay back more than $40,000, according to a lawsuit filed by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. Herring filed the lawsuit against Future Income Payments, and their owner Scott Kohn, accusing the companies of giving out illegal loans that carried interest rates as high as 183% to at least 650 people in Virginia. Herring says “These companies and their owner took advantage of Virginians who earned their pensions through years of dedication to our nation’s armed forces and as civil servants.” Herring says the loans were disguised as pension sales and included language to deceive the veterans. Future Income Payments, which is based in Nevada, has no comment.


Appropriate Some Culture

By J.T. Parker Apparently the way to stomp out the world’s racism is to verbally abuse a teenage girl the day after her prom. At least, that’s what (literally) thousands of keyboard warriors attempted as they expressed their frustrations toward Keziah Daum, a non-Asian high school student in Utah, who decided to wear a traditional…

Smile and Nod

By J.T. Parker The air was biting as the marchers covered their ears with their pink knitted beanies, waving signs that may as well have read “I hate you straight, white man.” I kept my mouth shut as I tried to blend in, hoping the cold (and not my frustration) would be perceived as the…