Saturday, September 22, 2018

Not satisfied with 4% growth, Trump goes for 5%, ‘you ain’t seen nothing yet’

Annual U.S. economic growth never hit 3 percent under former President Barack Obama, so when economic adviser Stephen Moore recently told President Trump that growth under the Republican could hit 4.5 percent, he expected the president to cheer.

Supreme Court rules states can require online retailers to collect sales tax

The justices broke with 50 years' worth of legal rulings that barred the states from imposing sales taxes on most of the purchases their residents make from out-of-state retailers.

US hit with $3.2 billion in tariffs by EU

Wednesday, the European Union hit the US with retaliatory tariffs on goods this week in response to President Donald Trump's duties on metal imports from the...

Mexico says will not renegotiate NAFTA under pressure, but makes new offer

Thursday , President Enrique Pena Nieto's spokesman said  Mexico will not buckle to pressure to conclude the long-stalled renegotiation of NAFTA, but a source said the country made a new offer after the United States launched a probe exploring auto tariffs.
Money and Politics

The Ignored American Dumpster Fire – Inflation

Why can't everyone see high inflation themselves, if it's so high? Before you dismiss the finding as "fear mongering," the invisibility of inflation is easily...

Why I hitchhiked the Rust Belt in search of the American man

The state of American masculinity is in flux as blue-collar jobs vanish.

Trump’s next $100 billion tariff dilemma: hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

But exactly how  much the news tariffs would hit wallets depends on variables that make calculating the impact of the tariffs on individual products hard to measure. Companies can absorb some of the costs, and some companies can shift production in China to other countries, cutting the final bill for America's shoppers.

US May Take Another Look at TPP That Trump Squashed

Today, President Donald Trump asked his trade advisers to look at rejoining the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade pact he withdrew the United States...

How to Meet the Strategic Challenge Posed by China

The following is adapted from a speech delivered on February 21, 2018, in Bonita Springs, Florida, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar.

President Trump Bans U.S. Citizens From Buying Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Petro

President Donald Trump banned U.S. purchases of a cryptocurrency the Venezuelan government is rolling out, as part of a campaign to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
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That Was The Week That Was

That was the week that was, it’s over, let it go. With the regularly scheduled civil war on the horizon, we worked our way...

Bitcoin Tumbles as PBOC Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin tumbled the most since July after China’s central bank said initial coin offerings are illegal and asked all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately, issuing the strongest regulatory challenge so far to the burgeoning market for digital token sales.

Republicans Fool Their Voters with Tax Cuts

  When the Democrats protest a tax cut, it is like Br'er Rabbit saying "Don't throw me in the briar patch." Historically, a tax rate cut...

Federal Money Policy Deflates Your Savings 9% Per Year !

The Government’s Most Insidious Thief is Not Taxes;  It’s Inflation In the field of data analysis, it is critical to “back test” your estimates to...

Be Mediocre

Comedian and talk show host, Steve Harvey recently met with President Elect Donald Trump. The ensuing controversy shocked Mr. Harvey and elicited numerous personal attacks from the Left.

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Woman Who Walks on Stones

Woman Who Walks on Stones – The Stones

  The Stones by Brother Theo After some time had passed in silence the cat flowed easily from Beaver’s lap to the plank floor of the porch...

The Attempt to Smear Kavanaugh Exposed…Addendum

A political circus of a dark and dank nature continues to draw an audience when that circus should really just pack up its tents and go home...and I'm speaking of the political circus known as Kavanaugh v. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford...a woman who I believe is nothing but a Democrat bought and paid for political whore.

No Obama, “You didn’t build that”

“You didn’t build that” were words from Barack Obama, knocking successful achievement of Americans.