Category Archives: The economy

“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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“Biden’s Tax Plan Will Hold Back the Economy” WaPo

"Most major polls show that Joe Biden has pulled ahead of Donald Trump in the race for the White House. As such, it’s prudent to start considering what his policies may mean for the economy and financial markets, starting with … Continue reading

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“The general election scenario that Democrats are dreading” Politico

"… he believes, the way to think about the current economic drop-off, at least in the first two phases, is more like what happens to a thriving economy during and after a natural disaster: a quick and steep decline in economic … Continue reading

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A Bombshell Report from the New CNN

A report by Fred There I was, first day on the new job. Trying to impress the boss with my worsmithing and insights on life, the universe, and, well – everything. Of course all good writing takes coffee, and some … Continue reading

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