Tag Archives: President Donald Trump

The Price of Incompetence

Popular Economics Weekly Graph: Tax Policy Center Bullying doesn’t win negotiations, or much else for that matter. Now we have President Trump’s on-again, off-again summit meeting with North Korea after attempting to bully the N. Koreans into giving up their … Continue reading

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Shutdown vs. “S***hole” Countries?

Popular Economics Weekly The just ended government shutdown has little to do with 9 million children’s health insurance under the CHIP plan, or extending the Dreamers protection under DACA. It really has to do with President Trump’s insistence on shutting … Continue reading

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Immigration and Trump’s “S***Hole” Comment

Popular Economics Weekly How should we remember Martin Luther King, Jr. on his holiday? That greater equality creates greater prosperity for all; as well as greater peace. President Trump’s S***Hole comments were meant as a signal to his neo-nazi supporters … Continue reading

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2017—A Nightmare Year

Popular Economics Weekly “For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?” Jesus was to have said to his disciples. This should be the proverb that describes 2017, a year of lost souls. … Continue reading

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More Repub Lawlessness—Greatest Theft in History

Financial FAQs The Republican’s tax bill has passed, and it is the greatest theft of taxpayer monies in history; even greater than Presidents’ Reagan and Bush I and II tax cuts that began the immense transfer of wealth to the … Continue reading

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Where is Badly Needed Infrastructure Investment?

Financial FAQs The all-Republican congress and Whitehouse are making a serious mistake in letting politics and ideology get in the way of economic growth. Does anyone seriously believe their attempts to repeal Obamacare would work with so many of their … Continue reading

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Why the Greater Lawlessness?

Popular Economics Weekly We knew as far back as Nixon’s Watergate that the Republican party harbors a lawless tendency when it suits them. Why else would President Reagan engineer the illicit Iran contra arms deal with the Ayatollah Khomeini, or, … Continue reading

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