Archive for February, 2018

So now the unemployment stats are legit?

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President Donald Trump is beside himself with how well the economy is doing and boasts about the nation’s unemployment rate.

Though the Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us unemployment has been steadily declining since 2010 and was 4.6% in November 2016, Trump is taking sole credit for the current 4.1% unemployment figure.

I’m not surprised. Actually, I’d be shocked if Trump didn’t take all the credit.

But does anyone remember what Trump said about unemployment statistics before he was elected? The Continue Reading →

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Lawmakers give a pass to corporate welfare

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Just a few weeks before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law last December, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announced it was time to reduce the deficit by cutting entitlements. On talk radio, he said, “We’re going to have to get back next year at entitlement reform … it’s the health care entitlements that are the big drivers of our debt …”

Ryan is not alone. The Washington Post reported that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) stated, ...

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