Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

Reconciling Trump’s Incompetency With Economic Success

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If Trump is so incompetent, why do we keep seeing good economic numbers? Simple. Republicans have a history of trading long-term pain in exchange for quick profits.

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May 7, 2018
Posted in: Economy, Jobs, mystery, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Predictions, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Taxes

The Path to Hell: Trump Proposes Right Ideas in Worst Possible Way Making Things Worse

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Be it tariffs without regard for country or origin, agreeing to talk to North Korea after threatening us with nukes, Gun Control that results in MORE guns in our schools, or an infrastructure plan that decimates our infrastructure, Trump has an uncanny ability to turn good intentions into disasters.

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March 12, 2018
Posted in: Economy, General, Guns & Violence, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Rants, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, War

Stunning Trump & GOP Hypocrisy Amidst Wild Week

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Republican hypocrisy has always been bad, but in the Trump era, it is downright out of control.

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February 12, 2018
Posted in: Economy, General, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Rants, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity

Is This the Beginning of the Trump Economy? DOW loses over 1,000 points to start 2018.

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Last week, the DOW lost over 1,000 points for the week and nearly 666 points in a single day following the first economic report released since Trump’s policies went into effect on January 1st of this year.

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February 4, 2018
Posted in: Economy, Greed, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Predictions, Taxes

Why a Shutdown? Here is what it would be like if Trump got everything he wanted

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During the 2016 campaign, Trump had a long list of promises he said that if passed would “Make American Great Again.” He’s learning now there are consequences to every decision.

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January 22, 2018
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Economy, fake scandals, Greed, Immigration Reform, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Racism, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Predictions for 2018: Fasten Your Seatbelts

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Predicting Trump is like predicting a toddler’s next move, but try I must. Tenth Anniversary of my predicting the Year to Come with a nearly 60% success rate.

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January 1, 2018
Posted in: Civil Rights, Economy, Election, Politics, Predictions

If GOP Tax Bill Passes, here is how it will tank the economy

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We’ve been down this road before (3x in fact), and each time it was a disaster. But Republicans are selling #VoodooEconomics to us again like it’s never been tried before. Here’s what will happen.

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December 4, 2017
Posted in: Economy, Greed, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Predictions, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes

And Your Halloween Horror Show This Year Is: The Entire Trump Presidency

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The only thing scarier than the idea of a Trump presidency last year was living thru one THIS year. Lives were lost. More are threatened.

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October 30, 2017
Posted in: Economy, General, Greed, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, Taxes

The Reagan Tax Cuts did NOT Produce an Economic Boom (nor will Trump’s)

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The Republican Party has been rewriting the Reagan legacy for so long, they can no longer tell fact from fiction. Reagan’s 1981 tax cuts were a disaster.

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October 23, 2017
Posted in: Economy, Greed, Jobs, Money, myth busting, rewriting history, Taxes

The GOP Can’t Replace ObamaCare Because They Don’t Have a Solution

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As the GOP prepares to vote for the 71st time (seriously) to repeal the Affordable Care Act, we see no single consistent vision for how to cover more people for less money. Latest plan is to dump the problem off on the states.

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September 25, 2017
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Trump Has Been Great for Advancing Progressivism

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Having a Conservative extremist in the White House has done more to mobilize Progressives than any Democrat could have.

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January 30, 2017
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Racism, Religion, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, Unconstitutional

Predictions for 2017: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

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My annual look back at the laughably failed predictions of the so-called psychics, my scorecard for last years predictions, and my predictions for the coming year.

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December 31, 2016
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, General, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, Jobs, Middle East, Money, National Security, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Terrorism, Unconstitutional, War