Category Archives: The economy

“Biden’s bazooka could scupper us all” Liam Halligan

“The US is on the cusp of a pronounced boom, having recovered in the first three months of this year as businesses reopened. The world’s biggest economy grew at an annualised 6.4pc during the first quarter, rebounding much faster than … Continue reading

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Economic imperialism on the Left

“U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Monday that she is working with G20 countries to agree on a global corporate minimum tax rate to end a “30-year race to the bottom on corporate tax rates.” The global minimum tax … Continue reading

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“Fed Expects to Keep Its Key Rate Near Zero Through 2023.”

The Federal Reserve foresees the economy accelerating quickly this year yet still expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pinned near zero through 2023, despite concerns in financial markets about potentially higher inflation. With its brightening outlook, the Fed on … Continue reading

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A Cabinet Full of Biden’s Best

Day 49 0f the Biden Administration and the Executive Orders are flying faster than feathers in a fox filled hen-house. Let’s take a look at the Big Guy’s picks for exective office and cabinet members, shall we? First up, the … Continue reading

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Consolidation of Power

That is a big piece of Washington. What should we call it? “Nancyland?” Maybe so? There are not a great many people living in there behind the wire. There are some apartment buildings between the Longworth House Office Building and … Continue reading

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The Answer, My Friend, Is Blowin’ In The Wind

It was a dark and stormy <sigh> crap, I already used that tired old cliche. Not that anybody cares where Stormy or her Creepy Porn Lawyer are anymore. Ah how times change and still remain the same. Just like the … Continue reading

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Thanks Pelosi, You and your Friends Are To Blame for Growing Hunger. by J

In my years I have seen hunger and devastation around the globe, and it's not a pretty picture.  We as Americans take so much of what we have for granted.  Most have never had to witness a fellow human being … Continue reading

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“Trump or Biden? On the economy, the choice is clear” The Hill

"The Commerce Department just announced that GDP grew at an annual 33.1 percent rate in the third quarter, topping expectations and doubling the prior record period of growth set in the 1950s. The economy expanded more than 7 percent from the … Continue reading

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“Not the economy, stupid” Telegraph

"It’s not the economy, stupid.  Contrary to the conventional wisdom coined on the campaign trail for Bill Clinton in 1992, this year’s US presidential election will not be a referendum on Donald Trump’s economic handling of the Covid crisis, although … Continue reading

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“… this whole pandemic really is a conspiracy.” Telegraph

"I was waiting for a revelation that never came. Months went by and millions of tests were performed, revealing with increasing certainty that here was a virus with a very low death rate indeed. Exact approximations vary but the survival … Continue reading

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