Archive for the ‘Jobs’ Category

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

Two Cat-4 Hurricanes in Two Weeks. Ignoring Climate Change is getting VERY expensive

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For the first time in history, two category 4 hurricanes make landfall in the same season and STILL we hear equivocation on Climate Change?

 
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September 11, 2017
Posted in: Energy Independence, Environment, Global Warming, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Insanity

Trump Says Paris Accord Too Tough. Staff Justifies Backing Out Because It Wasn’t Tough Enough

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Trump justified backing out of the Paris Climate Accord by claiming the standards were too tough. Then he sends out his EPA Chief to justify backing out by citing scientists who complained it wasn’t tough enough.

 
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June 5, 2017
Posted in: Energy Independence, Environment, Global Warming, Jobs, myth busting, Rants, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity

GOP Healthcare Plan Would Be Largest Shift in Income From Poor to Rich in History

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The GOP’s proposed elimination of the Medicaid Expansion in ObamaCare to justify a massive tax cut for people making over $300 Million dollars a year is not just obscene. It’s historic.

 
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May 8, 2017
Posted in: Healthcare, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Party of Life, Right-wing Facism, Taxes

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

How Many Trump Appointments Also Have Conflicts of Interest?

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A parade of Willie Sutton’s are being appointed to guard the bank.

 
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December 12, 2016
Posted in: Election, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Jobs, Money, mystery, Politics, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Unconstitutional

Amid Record Low Oil and Gas, Trump Says Keystone XL Needed ‘Desperately’. Then threatens to reject it

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Donald Trump called not building the Keystone XL pipeline “devastating”. To who? With a glut in the Market and domestic oil jobs being lost, do we NEED more oil?

 
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January 25, 2016
Posted in: Economy, Election, Energy Independence, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

CORRECTION UPDATE on Last Week’s Jobs Report

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I‘m on sabbatical this week, but a quick follow-up on last weeks “expectation” that the October Jobs Report was going to be “disappointing” to say the least, only for it to in fact be spectacular. Serves me right for listening to pundits of the Obama Administration. One of the main reasons for the pundits expecting a […]

 
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November 9, 2015
Posted in: Economy, Jobs, Predictions

Analysts Expect a Weak Jobs Report Friday. Why that Concern is Misleading

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Next Friday, the Federal Reserve is expected to release it’s latest “Jobs Report” for October, and the expectation is that it will show underwhelming job growth of probably less than 130,000 new jobs created… a figure the GOP Presidential candidates are sure to pounce upon, citing it at every opportunity as “evidence” of a “weak Obama economy”. But is […]

 
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November 2, 2015
Posted in: Economy, Jobs, myth busting

GOP Frontrunners Reveal Their Moronic Dark Agendas for the Country

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The presidential candidates of BOTH parties descended upon the Iowa State Fair this past weekend, but when reporters asked the GOP frontrunners for policy specifics, their horrifying agenda should send shivers down the spine of any sane voter. Donald Trump said the problem of illegal immigration has become SO bad we have “no choice” but to round […]

 
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August 17, 2015
Posted in: Abortion rights, Economy, Election, Immigration Reform, Jobs, Middle East, Money, Party of Life, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Unconstitutional