Category Archives: Economy

Ready to reenter post-shut down America? Good luck

As we enter the uncharted waters of a post-shut down America, I have a couple of questions: Is it safe to go outside? Where is it safe? Like everybody else, I’m tired of spending too much time at home. Like … Continue reading

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Bernie lost the war, but he may have won the revolution

You have to give the Republicans credit for holding onto their views, even when their own actions make them look like hypocrites. We were told for the better part of a year that Bernie Sanders would seize control of the … Continue reading

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Spend money on the wealth creators, not the laggards?

Blogger George Rebane, perhaps the leading thinker among conservatives in these parts (granted, there’s not much competition for the honor), takes a dim view of current efforts to lavish money on the people who will be hurt the most by … Continue reading

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Trump’s perfect stock market rally has evaporated

Donald Trump has been bragging about how the stock market has appreciated since he took office. Less than a week ago, he pointed out a 1-day gain of almost 10% by the Dow-Jones Industrial Average, the basis barometer used by … Continue reading

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LaMalfa’s all in for (farmworker) immigration reform

California’s Republican House delegation has been slow to join President Donald Trump on the ramparts when it comes to shutting U.S. borders and sharply restricting immigration. Their reluctance to join the effort stems from the fact that most of them … Continue reading

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Musk’s mad at the media for reporting the truth

Tesla founder Elon Musk is becoming increasingly disenchanted with the media’s treatment of his company, and he’s threatening to return fire. Tesla has received plenty of negative media coverage recently: Missed production schedules, questions about working conditions at its factories, … Continue reading

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