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Mar 31, 2020 ~ Trump Admin enacts Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule, a much more sensible alternative to Obama's CAFÉ increases. Cars can be heavier, thus safer, and will save American's $1000s. Unrealistic CAFÉ standards necessitate unsafe cars killing thousands a year. [Climate Change, Economy, Environment, Trump Win]
Mar 29, 2020 ~ Ridiculous fake news. The Washington Post said 'The coronavirus recession is exposing how the economy was not strong as it seemed' What economy could withstand a total and extended shutdown? Top comment 'The 1906 San Francisco earthquake revealed that concrete is not very strong' [Coronavirus, Fake News, Economy]
Mar 24, 2020 ~ Fauci defends Trump wanting to restart economy. 'having an enormous impact on the economy..., which may actually indirectly even cause a considerable amount of harm and difficultly, even health wise. So it's a delicate balancing act, which the president is trying to get it right' [Coronavirus, Economy]
Mar 22, 2020 ~ Trump echoes a lot of sentiments saying 'WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF.' Hopes we can be back to work by Easter. This does not mean we do nothing to prevent spread and protect the vulnerable but this not sustainable. Will lead to the Greatest Depression. [Coronavirus, Economy]
Mar 19, 2020 ~ America told to stay home, close businesses and schools, end gatherings etc. to 'flatten the curve' of Covid-19 spread. Economy grinds to a halt. Rich Lowry, 'This Is Not Sustainable' 'Obviously, a self-inflected depression can't be the solution to the coronavirus for very long.' [Rich Lowry, Coronavirus, Economy]
Mar 6, 2020 ~ Another huge jobs number. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 273,000 in February blowing out the economist estimate of 175,000. The unemployment rate fell even further to 3.5%. [Trump Win, Economy]
Feb 25, 2020 ~ Stephen Moore, 'Natural Gas Is Crushing Wind and Solar Power' The cost of natural gas is down 90% since 2005 'thanks to fracking' which dems want to ban. Had to import natural gas 10 years ago. This boom has allowed the US to reduce CO2 emissions faster than any other country. [Economy, Economics, Energy, Climate Change]
Feb 24, 2020 ~ Sean Moran, 'Net Neutrality Repeal Raises Annual Incomes by $50 Billion' The White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) reports that repealing net neutrality 'raised real annual incomes by more than $50 billion per year and consumer welfare by nearly $40 billion per year.' [Trump Win, Economy, Net Neutrality, Regulations]
Feb 21, 2020 ~ Democrats, embarrassed or annoyed that Trump has achieved the lowest black unemployment rate in history have to deflect in absurd ways. James Clyburn says its not the lowest 'unless you count slavery. We were fully employed during slavery.' Unknown how this makes Trump look bad. [Trump Win, Economy, Slavery]
Feb 7, 2020 ~ NY Times, 'President Trump frequently celebrates the experience of black workers, noting correctly that the group's unemployment rate is at its lowest on record... Their wages are also going up... wage growth for black workers has accelerated recently after lagging for' a decade. [Trump Win, Economy, Race]
Feb 7, 2020 ~ Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs, exceeding expectations again. 'These are blow out numbers'. Wage growth continues to be strong. Hourly wages have grown at the 3% rate or better for 18 months straight. [Trump Win, Economy]
Feb 6, 2020 ~ Patrick Pizzella, deputy secretary of Labor, 'The Deregulatory Achievements of the Trump Labor Department' Intelligent deregulation to unburden employers, 'We target only regulations whose good intentions never materialized or whose burden outweighs whatever supposed benefit' [Trump Win, Economy, Regulations]
Feb 5, 2020 ~ CNBC, 'Private payrolls soar in January, the best monthly gain in nearly 5 years' 'Private payrolls rose by 291,000 in January, the best month since May 2015, according to ADP and Moody's Analytics.' 'nearly twice the expected gains.' 'Growth came across a swath of industries.' [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 30, 2020 ~ Gallup Poll shows Americans are feeling better about almost everything since President Trump started. Satisfaction with Economy, up 22%, Security from Terrorism up 28%, Military Strength, Preparedness up 15%, Reduce, Control Crime up 9%, even the state of race relations up 34%. [Trump Win, Economy, Crime, Terrorism, Race]
Jan 29, 2020 ~ President Trump signed the historic USMCA United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the USMCA fulfilling a campaign promise to replace the flawed NAFTA. Even democrats and union leaders agree that USMCA is far better than NAFTA. Expected to create 80,000 new auto jobs alone. [Trump Win, Economy, Trade]
Jan 26, 2020 ~ Ivanka Trump, 'The U.S. economy added 1.5 million jobs for women in 2019, 72% of total jobs added!' 'This party is leading on doubling access, we've eliminated child care wait lists in dozens of states across the country? passing into law' 12 weeks of paid family leave for govt. [Trump Win, Economy, Gender]
Jan 19, 2020 ~ More than 2.4 million households (20.9M to 18.4M) and 5.9 million individuals (42.3M to 36.4M) have gone off of the Food Stamp program since Trump's first month in office according to USDA numbers. [Trump Win, Economy, Entitlements]
Jan 16, 2020 ~ Trump signs the 'Phase One' trade deal with China after over a year of negotiations. Cuts tariffs in half. China agreed to stop many unfair trade practices and committed to purchasing $200 billion worth of American goods over 2 years, manufacturing, energy, agricultural exports. [Trump Win, Economy, Trade, China]
Jan 10, 2020 ~ A record 158,803,000 Americans are employed; a 1.85M Year-to-Year Increase . CNSN News. [Trump Win, Economy]
Jan 7, 2020 ~ Larry Elder column, 'The Great Recession: 'Reparations' Gone Bad'. Elder reminds us that it was false charges of racism that led to forcing banks via the CRA to lend to people of color who otherwise wouldn't qualify. Banks were discriminating on credit score and income, not race. [Larry Elder, Fake Racism, Economy]
Dec 27, 2019 ~ Dems lie saying Trump's tax cuts and other economic reforms were 'for the rich' but numbers show that the lowest 25% of wage earners got the biggest wage increases by far. 4.5% vs avg of 3.6%. Top 25% only increased 2.9%. Due to very low unemployment leading to tight labor market [Trump Win, Economy, Tax Cuts]
Dec 25, 2019 ~ Economy continues to fire on all cylinders. Bloomberg reported, 'Holiday shopping set records over the weekend, with Super Saturday sales reaching $34.4 billion, the biggest single day in U.S. retail history.' [Trump Win, Economy]
Dec 22, 2019 ~ Labor Unions proclaim that the USMCA trade agreement Trump insisted on is far better than NAFTA for workers. United Steelworkers President Thomas Conway, 'certainly better than NAFTA'. AFL-CIO's Trumka 'a far cry from the original NAFTA, and that is a huge win for working people' [Trump Win, Economy, Trade]
Dec 22, 2019 ~ Trump rolls back light bulb regs. The Hill, 'Today the Trump Administration chose to protect consumer choice by ensuring that the American people do not pay the price for unnecessary overregulation? The American people will continue to have a choice on how they light their homes' [Trump Win, Regulations, Economy]
Dec 19, 2019 ~ Bloomberg article, 'U.S. Companies' Repatriated Cash Hits $1 Trillion Under Tax Law' thanks to the Trump corporate tax cuts. 'Before the overhaul, companies were incentivized to keep profits overseas because they owed a 35% tax when bringing it back.' [Trump Win, Economy, Tax Cuts]
Dec 17, 2019 ~ The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up over 10,000 points since President Trump was elected. Result of pro-growth polices, lower taxes for businesses and individuals, America First tax incentives, less regulation, higher wages & consumer confidence and re-negotiated trade deals. [Trump Win, Economy]
Dec 15, 2019 ~ Larry Kudlow on USMCA and China deals, 'it does show that President Trump's example of being a tough hard nosed bargainer on trade and economic matters works? he has accomplished stuff here in the trading area that no one and I mean no one in our memory has been able to achieve.' [Trump Win, Economy, Trade, China]
Dec 12, 2019 ~ Forbes, Trump signs 'Phase One' China Trade deal 'leading Wall Street investors to rejoice.' 'promises by China to buy more U.S. farm goods' existing tariffs cut by 50% covering '$360 billion of Chinese goods' Next round of tariffs cancelled covering '$156B of Chinese goods' [Trump Win, Economy, Trade, China]
Dec 10, 2019 ~ The Trump Administration and House Democrats have reached an agreement on the United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement, USMCA. This replacement for NAFTA was something Trump always wanted to do. Nancy Pelosi says 'it's a victory for America's workers.' 'much better than NAFTA'. [Trump Win, Economy, Trade]
Dec 8, 2019 ~ Treasury Department Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs Monica Crowley, 'Since the president's election in November 2016, the economy has added more than 7 million jobs? 5.1 million more jobs than the Congressional Budget Office, CBO, projected? before the 2016 election.' [Trump Win, Economy]
Dec 6, 2019 ~ U.S. economy created 266,000 nonfarm jobs in November, better than expected again. Unemployment remains at a 50 year low. CNBC's Jim Cramer, 'I don't see inflation. I don't see recession.' 'These are the best numbers of our lives.' Stock market powers to new record highs. [Trump Win, Economy]
Nov 29, 2019 ~ BET founder Robert Johnson doesn't think any dem 'is capable of beating Donald Trump' Big reason is record low black unemployment rate. Was as high as 19.3% in 2010 under Obama. Is now 5.4%. Larry Elder in 2015 'By every key economic measurement, blacks are worse off under Obama' [Trump Win, Economy, Larry Elder]
Nov 20, 2019 ~ NBC News, 'Apple breaks ground on $1 billion Texas campus as Trump tours manufacturing facility'. Trump tours facility with Apple CEO Cook. Apple will 'create another 5,000 jobs as part of a $1 billion expansion announced last year.' [Trump Win, Economy]
Nov 1, 2019 ~ Job growth continues to outpace expectations. CNBC, 'Nonfarm payrolls rose by 128,000 in October, exceeding the estimate of 75,000 from economists surveyed by Dow Jones.' August and Sept. revised higher as well. 'previous months' counts were revised considerably higher.' [Trump Win, Economy]
Nov 1, 2019 ~ Black unemployment rate continues to set new record lows. Now at 5.4% which again is the lowest level ever recorded. [Trump Win, Economy]
Oct 25, 2019 ~ Of all the disastrous ideas dem candidates have this year, banning fracking is one of the worse. Would eliminate 14 million jobs, would raise the cost of living for Americans about $4000 per family and would return America to being dependent on foreign oil. All for no benefits. [Economy, Energy]
Oct 17, 2019 ~ Louis Vuitton announces it is opening its newest plant in Texas. This will create another 1,000 jobs. 'This is consistent with Louis Vuitton's recent signing of the Pledge to America's Workers, which aims to expand programs that educate, train and support American workers.' [Trump Win, Economy]
Sep 30, 2019 ~ President Trump touts more job expansion in America. 'BIG NEWS by @Hyundai, @Kia, and @Aptiv on a 4 BILLION DOLLAR joint venture to develop autonomous driving technologies in the USA. That's a lot of $$ and JOBS! Great jobs coming back to America!!' [Trump Win, Economy]
Sep 30, 2019 ~ President Trump touts more job expansion in America. 'Navistar will be building a new 250 MILLION DOLLAR truck factory in San Antonio with 600 new jobs. Congratulations San Antonio and Texas! America makes the GREATEST trucks in the world!' [Trump Win, Economy]
Sep 23, 2019 ~ Apple will make the new Mac Pro in Austin, Texas to avoiding some of the China tariffs. Also creates more American jobs and economic activity. [Trump Win, Economy]
Sep 18, 2019 ~ Trump is revoking California's Federal Waiver on emissions. Emission standards need to be nationally consistent. Will not cause more pollution. Will reduce prices on cars and even make them safer because they won't have to be as light. Should also have a positive impact on jobs. [Trump Win, Economy, Climate Change]
Sep 13, 2019 ~ The Trump economy continues to produce impressive stats. U.S. Census data shows the poverty rate is at 11.8%, the lowest since 2001. 1.4 million less people in poverty vs. 2017. 2.3 million more full time workers since 2017. 6.3 million people off food stamps since 2017. [Trump Win, Economy, Entitlements]
Sep 13, 2019 ~ Trump economy rolls on strongly. Reuters, 'U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in August, pointing to solid consumer spending that should continue to support a moderate pace of economic growth.' Fed chair and other economists see no recession coming soon. [Trump Win, Economy]
Sep 11, 2019 ~ Star Parker article, 'Black Americans Are Doing Great Under Trump' It goes far beyond the record low African American unemployment rate and the record low black/white employment gap. There are '1.3 million more black Americans now working' than were under Obama. [Trump Win, Economy, Race]
Sep 6, 2019 ~ Black unemployment rate continues to set new record lows. Falls from 6% to 5.5% which is the lowest ever recorded in August. Furthermore, the gap between black and white unemployment is also the smallest gap ever recorded. [Trump Win, Economy]
Sep 1, 2019 ~ Median household income has increased by $5000 since Trump began from $60,973 in January 2017 to $65,976 in August 2019. Median household income increased less than $1000 in all 8 years of Obama. Trump claims its really like $7000 including the tax cut. [Trump Win, Economy, Tax Cuts]
Aug 29, 2019 ~ Former New York Fed President Bill Dudley is openly advocating that the Fed work against Trump in 2020, 'Trump's reelection arguably presents a threat to the U.S. and global economy... Fed officials should consider how their decisions will affect the political outcome in 2020.' [Politics, Economy, Loathsome Left]
Aug 21, 2019 ~ Stossel says so far so good with Trump's promise to deregulate. He has eliminated about 5 regulations for every new one. One of the contributors to the great economy. 'regulations have unintended side effects that often outweigh the good they're intended to do.' [Trump Win, Economy, Economics, Regulations, John Stossel]
Jul 29, 2019 ~ Sen. Chuck Grassley article explaining 'much needed reforms to the fraud-stricken EB-5 investor visa program' Trump enacted. 'It's 'another example of ways, big and small, that the president is going to bat for the forgotten heartland' 'critical steps toward righting the wrongs' [Trump Win, Economy]
Jul 12, 2019 ~ AOC's chief of staff Chakrabarti admits the Green New Deal was about finding an excuse to remake the economy. 'It wasn't originally a climate thing at all. Do you guys think of it as a climate thing? Because we really think of it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy thing.' [Climate Change, Green New Deal, Economy, For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez]

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