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There’s a Massive Difference in Min. Wage Across the Country — It’s $16 Some Places

Minimum wage hikes! Are you against them? Why do you hate poor people so much? If there’s one throughline to the minimum wage debate, it’s that it’s essentially free money for the impoverished and the young. On the other hand is what Greta Thunberg might call “fairy tales of eternal economic growth” — the idea…

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Trump Returns to World Economic Forum, Announces Fulfillment of Promise Made 2 Years Earlier

President Trump returned to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the first time in two years. At the 2018 forum, Trump had promised that the “great American comeback” had officially been launched, and this year he chose to let the world know that he had kept his promise. In a speech…

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Fox Host Bolton Says Trump Should Plaster This Chart ‘Absolutely Everywhere’

At the Democratic presidential debate earlier this week in Iowa, several of the candidates made it clear they were ready to take on President Donald Trump regarding America’s economy. Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, declared, “I am ready to take on this president on the economy, because I am from the…

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Trump Makes Inroads with Black Voters Through Church Outreach

In the eight years since he became a pastor at First Immanuel Baptist Church, Todd Johnson says he’s seen his congregation’s politics make a subtle shift. The Philadelphia church, which recently hosted a Donald Trump campaign event reaching out to black voters, has “more people now who are more open to voting for someone other…

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Bottom Half of Households Nearly 50% Richer Under Trump

The Trump economy is giving the greatest benefits to those who have been at the bottom, according to new data from the Council of Economic Advisers. Data released by the CEA shows that over 11 quarters from the end of 2016 through the first half of 2019, the net wealth of the top 1 percent…

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New Jobs Numbers Show Continued Growth, Low Unemployment Rate

U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic expansion. Friday’s snapshot from the Labor Department showed hiring slipped from…

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Dem. Gov. Who Wore Blackface Now Trying To Remove Robert E. Lee Statue in DC

Virginia Democrat Gov. Ralph Northam is running some kind of deranged race to get back into the good graces of all liberaldom. This apparently includes trying get a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from the U.S. Capitol. Northam, anyone familiar with the name will recall, is the governor who decided against resignation when…

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US Stock Indexes Open High on First Trading Day of 2020

Stocks moved higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday as U.S. markets reopened following the New Year’s Day holiday. The gains followed a rally in overseas markets after China’s central bank said it will free up more money for lending. In the U.S., the government said applications for unemployment aid declined last week, matching…

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CBS Reporter Admits That Trump’s Record with Minorities Would Be the Envy of Any President

It shouldn’t be newsworthy when a mainstream media reporter points out the truth about the current White House, but it is. President Donald Trump got some unexpected credit from a news network not named “Fox” on Sunday when Major Garrett, the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, outlined some of the steps the president has…

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Disaster: Truckers Stranded as Transportation Giant Folds, Shuts Off Fuel Cards

It’s an absolute disaster in the trucker community. Transportation giant Celadon filed for bankruptcy Monday, leaving 3,000 truckers without a job just weeks before Christmas. Many of these hardworking Americans are now stranded on U.S. highways as the company shuts off fuel cards, The Washington Post reported. “I had a feeling something like this was…

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Exclusive — Treasury’s Monica Crowley on the Explosive Trump Economy Success: ‘Boom!’

Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department Monica Crowley told Breitbart News that President Donald Trump’s “economic freedom agenda” has sparked the highly successful economic growth that has now led to the lowest unemployment rate in half a century.

Trump Adds 266K Jobs as World Leaders Mock Him; Their Economies Take Sharp Dive

A hot mic moment Tuesday at the NATO summit in England showed that some western leaders are not fans of President Donald Trump. However, recent disheartening economic news from these countries proves they have a lot to learn from Trump, who’s leading an economy that added a whopping 266,000 jobs last month, according to the…

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Holiday Unemployment Down 3 Million from Obama Economy at Same Time 5 Years Ago

The weather outside in Washington isn’t particularly frightful right now. As I sit down to write this, it’s going to maybe hit 44 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday and the forecast is for sunny weather. The night might be a little bit chilly — going down to about 27 — but given that most of D.C.…

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