Economy
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September 13th, 2019
Trump points finger at media
By: Larry Elder – townhall.com – September 12, 2019 As it did in 1992, the anti-Republican media is covering Trump’s economy as negatively as possible while keeping a straight face. After all, unemployment is at historical lows, most Americans feel optimistic about their own economic future, and most credit Trump with the growing economy. Trump’s predecessor was the first president...
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August 23rd, 2019
donald-trump-white-house
By: Victor Davis Hanson – nationalreview.com – August 22, 2019 Anything can happen before November 2020, from a hurricane to a third-party candidate. What factors usually reelect or throw out incumbent presidents? The economy counts most. Recessions, or at least chronic economic pessimism, sink incumbents. Presidents Jimmy Carter and George H. W. Bush were tagged with sluggish growth, high unemployment, and a...
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August 2nd, 2019
baltimore - arches to cemetary
By: Tucker Carlson & Neil Patel – dailycaller.com – August 1, 2019 Last weekend, the president got bored and decided to see if he could make Democrats defend one of the most dangerous, mismanaged places in the country. And of course, he could. It wasn’t hard. He just sent a flurry of tweets criticizing the city of Baltimore and Rep....
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July 23rd, 2019
Aldi at night
By: Andrea Browne Taylor – kiplinger.com – February 27, 2019 For many shoppers who are serious about spending less on groceries, a trip to discount supermarket Aldi is a weekly ritual. The chain, founded in Germany, credits its rock-bottom prices to low labor and operating costs, a limited selection of mostly inexpensive private brands, and a no-frills store design. Merchandise is often stacked...
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July 19th, 2019
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
By: Jeff Cox – cnbc.com – July 18, 2019 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Thursday the administration and congressional leaders are continuing toward resolving an impasse over the debt ceiling and he is confident an agreement will be reached that will ensure the U.S. does not default on its obligations. “I don’t think the market should be concerned,” he said....
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July 17th, 2019
saikat-chakrabarti-AOC's CoS
By: David Montgomery – washingtonpost.com – July 10, 2019 In a Wednesday morning in late May, emissaries of two of the strongest political voices on climate change convened at a coffee shop a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol. Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), was there to meet Sam Ricketts, climate director for Washington Gov. Jay...
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July 9th, 2019
Welcome to Texas
By: Chuck DeVore – washingtonexaminer.com – May 30, 2018 According to a new U.S. Census Bureau report, of the 15 fastest-growing cities larger than 50,000 people, seven are in Texas including the top three: Frisco, New Braunfels, and Pflugerville. Frisco’s growth rate was 8.2 percent, some 11 times faster than the national rate of 0.7 percent. Of the cities with the greatest...
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June 14th, 2019
By: Tom Giovanetti – ipi.org – June 11, 2019 It was one year ago today that the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Restoring Internet Freedom Order took effect, which reversed the Obama administration’s late 2015 reclassification of broadband providers as Title II regulated entities. And the sky didn’t fall. Progressive activists, who hate the fact that the internet infrastructure (the means of production) is...
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June 7th, 2019
By: Paul Bedard – washingtonexaminer.com – June 06, 2019 Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million. U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday revealed that May apprehensions topped 144,000. This year has seen 676,315 apprehensions so far, up...
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May 16th, 2019
Trump in Oval Office
By: Jeff Cox – cnbc.com – May 14, 2019 The threat of the U.S.-China trade war escalating into something beyond nasty rhetoric and modestly effective tariffs for the most part has been dismissed by market participants and economists. But the idea that the dispute could turn into something more is starting to become reality. Tuesday’s relief rally on Wall Street notwithstanding,...
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