Trump’s MAGA evidenced in 2017 economy

Those seeking unemployment benefits are down. The stock market has been flirting with an unprecedented 25,000 point milestone. Industry is expanding. All since President Trump took office. So is it cause and effect from his policies? Probably in large part. But that’s both good and bad. ZeroHedge reported the booming economy has triggered a $2 trillion… Please follow and like us:

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Trump tweet trashes Amazon, USPS shipping price breaks

WASHINGTON, December 30, 2017: Just when you thought this New Year’s weekend would be a quiet one, the President fired off another provocative Trump tweet this Friday a.m.: Why is the United States Post Office, which is losing many billions of dollars a year, while charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages, making… Please follow and like us:

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9 things you’ll likely pay more for in 2018

With 2017 just about in our rear view, it’s a good time to remember that pretty much nothing stays static over an extended period. Prices are no exception. That’s why it’s important that we adjust our expectations (and our budget) for 2018. Unless you always buy in bulk and have loaded up gobs and gobs of… Please follow and like us:

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Question Posed: How Did Bob Corker Go from ‘Dead Broke’ to $69 Million Net Worth During 11 Years in U.S. Senate?

“How do you increase your net worth by 69 million dollars while you’re working full-time as a Senator?” That’s the question Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibbi asked about Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) on Friday. Neither Taibbi nor Rolling Stone are fans of Corker (or of President Trump, Republicans, or conservatism in general). And Rolling Stone has… Please follow and like us:

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Tax Cut Backers Unhappy That Cap Gains Tax Provision Means Some Must Pay More

Congress is moving steadily toward passage of a Republican tax reform bill that President Donald Trump almost certainly will sign when it reaches his desk, but tensions remain among advocacy groups seeking to drain the Washington swamp, thanks to a provision on the “death tax.” Senate and House conferees are ironing out differences between their chamber’s… Please follow and like us:

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Roger Stone: Donald Trump’s lawyers ‘are giving him bad advice’

The attorneys representing President Trump in matters related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe “are giving him bad advice,” said Roger Stone, one of the president’s former campaign advisers. “I don’t think the president is getting good legal advice,” Mr. Stone, a longtime Republican strategist who advised Mr. Trump’s campaign through August 2015, said on… Please follow and like us:

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McCain Recommends Hillary ‘Shut Up’ And ‘Move On’

Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain called out former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for trying to rewrite the history of the 2016 election shortly after she lost, and recommended she “just shut up.” “You’ve got to understand that you can’t rewrite history,” McCain told Esquire magazine for a long profile released Monday. “One of the almost irresistible… Please follow and like us:

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Koch Lobbyists and Opus Dei — Who’s Dropping in on Trump Budget Czar Mick Mulvaney?

One of President Donald Trump’s top cabinet officials has met with a long list of lobbyists, corporate executives and wealthy people with business interests before the government, according to calendars the Trump administration fought to keep secret. The calendars for Mick Mulvaney, the former South Carolina congressman who now runs the White House Office of Management… Please follow and like us:

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