Category Archives: The economy

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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“Trump would cut taxes by about $1.7T, Biden would hike by $4.3T: Budget watchdog”

"A report released on Wednesday by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) estimates that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's proposed policies would increase taxes by about $4.3 trillion over 10 years while President Trump's would decrease tax revenue for the government by about … Continue reading

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“Joe Biden’s ‘war economy’ policies are a radical break with the status quo.” Telegraph

"Bidenomics is a heady brew. The Democrats’ $7.9 trillion blast of extra spending is a step beyond Roosevelt’s New Deal. It mimics the Keynesian expansion of the Second World War and consciously aims to run the economy at red-hot speeds … Continue reading

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Nancy Blows It! The Unmasking ….. by Fred

Another day, another story, another reality revealed.  If it is safe for an 80 yo member of congress to get a haircut, it is safe to vote in person.  If it is safe for an 80 yo member of congress … Continue reading

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China is buying a lot of corn

"China took another step toward meeting agricultural commitments made in the phase one trade agreement with the U.S. with its biggest-ever purchase of American corn. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday that exporters sold 1.937 million metric tons of … Continue reading

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