Hate Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google? Get in Line

All of the sudden our tech giants find themselves in a PR pickle: They are posting record earnings and seem unstoppable in business, but they desperately need to convince the public they’re not scarier than a pack of velociraptors on meth. Even people you’d expect to be all rah-rah about Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft—five… Please follow and like us:

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To really cut middle class taxes, fix the Social Security tax rate

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2017 – President Trump has proposed a massive tax cut designed to stimulate the American economy with the goal of increasing economic growth to 4 percent annually. His proposal will simplify the tax code as well as bring tax relief to all Americans, especially those in the middle class. Middle class Americans pay… Please follow and like us:

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Energy, trade, regulations: All connected

Candidate Trump laid out a four-point program of tax reform, trade reform, regulatory reform and energy reform for jump-starting the American economy. President Trump is making good on his promise, though you’d never know it by watching corporate media fake news: He’s put forward a proposal for reforming our stultifying, byzantine tax code. He withdrew from… Please follow and like us:

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U.S. exports have flatlined

Last month the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower district court’s ruling that none of the plaintiffs in the Crawford et al. v. United States Department of the Treasury lawsuit were suffering harm as a result of FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2010). Perhaps the justices should have been made aware of… Please follow and like us:

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US Probe Raises More Talk of Trade War With China

President Donald Trump’s recent decision to launch an investigation into concerns about market access in China and the theft of American intellectual property, either through hacking or opaque policies and regulations that force companies to hand over trade secrets, has Beijing warning of a possible trade war. Others, however, say it is about time China got… Please follow and like us:

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How China Aims to Take Down Boeing

If only China’s successful test flight last Friday of its first made-in-China large-scale airliner could be dismissed as poetic justice for Boeing. For decades, the American aviation giant has led the corporate full-court lobbying press to expand U.S. trade indiscriminately with the People’s Republic. The takeoff of the C919 narrow-body jet into the Shanghai skies now… Please follow and like us:

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America Winning: Economy Adds 235,000 New Jobs

The new jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday appears to be yet more evidence that President Donald Trump’s policies and priorities are renewing confidence in the American economy. Non-farm payroll employment rose by 235,000 in February, according to the report, while the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.7 from 4.8. Significant… Please follow and like us:

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IMF: Trump’s Plans Could Boost US Economy, Endanger Global Advances

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde voiced optimism Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned tax cuts and construction spending would boost the American economy, but said they could cause trouble for the economies around the globe. Lagarde, speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, said, “From the little we know, and I will insist… Please follow and like us:

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