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Who Is Killing Our Children?

Popular Economics Weekly The fact that the NRA contributed $30 million to Donald Trump’s campaign is all we need to know about who is responsible for deaths of 14 high school children and 3 adults in Florida, or the 58 … Continue reading

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What is a Common Sense Stock Market?

Financial FAQs Pundits and stock traders seem to believe Friday and Monday’s stock “massacre” was caused by too-quick trigger fingers—in computers controlled by algorithms, not people. Whereas, investors and traders using their common sense would have seen the ‘yuge’ drop … Continue reading

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Republican’s Tax Reform = U.S. Bankruptcy?

Popular Economics Weekly We know most of the sordid details, by now. The Repubs’ about-to-be-approved tax bill will drive the U.S. into a defacto bankruptcy. It contains very little for the middle and lower income tax brackets that do the … Continue reading

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Another Great Jobs Report

The Mortgage Corner Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 228,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services, manufacturing, … Continue reading

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U.S. Taxes Are Not High!

Financial FAQs No, our taxes are not too high, and Americans suffer for it. In fact, the non-partisan Tax Policy Center says U.S. taxes at all levels of government represented 26 percent of GDP, compared with an average of 34 … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving For All!

Let Us Count Our Blessings! We need to thank so many for what we have—full employment, faster economic growth, higher consumer sentiment and retail sales for the holidays!  What more do we need?  Perhaps a few more homes built, and … Continue reading

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A Gangbusters Employment Report

Popular Economics Weekly Payrolls rose 261,000 in October following an 18,000 rise in September, easily weathering the season’s hurricane disruptions, the government said Friday. But 765,000 dropped out of the labor force, which is why the unemployment rate fell to … Continue reading

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