07.22.2019

Trump economy keeps chugging along with 1.4 million more job openings than jobless

By Robert Romano The Trump economy keeps chugging along with 1.4 million more job openings than jobless. The latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows approximately 7.3 million job openings in May , contrasting with 5.9 million unemployed , with more jobs available than there are […]

07.22.2019

Government Debt, Deficits, Bonds, Budgets: What does all this mean to the average citizen?

By Evan Slaughenhoupt The U.S. Government debt, over $22 Trillion is a sum most cannot grasp. News coverage about deficits while still borrowing money is difficult for most to understand. The average citizen could be excused from comprehending any personal impact. Simply put, debt is […]

07.15.2019

College students deserve transparency to determine salaries and debt loads of graduates of particular majors

By Richard McCarty With student loan debt soaring past $1.5 trillion , Democratic candidates for president are proposing “free” college; beyond criticizing this plan, Republicans need to formulate a plan that it can sell to voters. That plan has to consist of more than just “pay back your loans.” […]

07.12.2019

Bring back bankruptcy for college debt

By Richard McCarty For generations, the Republican Party has struggled with the youth vote and much time has been devoted to hand-wringing over this fact. One thing that does not help is when conservatives are unable to empathize with college graduates staggering under the weight of student […]

07.11.2019

Trump administration delivers for Medicare patients—and taxpayers

By Richard McCarty Under President Trump, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been busy: approving record numbers of generic drugs, working to Increase affordable health insurance options, working to require more transparency in drug pricing, working to defund abortion facilities, protecting the right to conscience , and defunding research using tissue from aborted babies . […]

07.10.2019

Comcast’s unlicensed use of Rovi patented technology hurts innovation and American jobs

By Rick Manning While Comcast may assert that its unlicensed use of Rovi’s patented technology supports U.S. employment, that contention is false. Our patent laws and the adherence to them by commercial entities promotes innovation and the employment of Americans. Comcast has it backwards. Use of patented […]

07.09.2019

Why are so many homeless when the economy is so strong? The answer is this

By Rick Manning Thanks to President Trump, America’s economy is thriving. Unfortunately, it isn’t enough for thousands who have been left behind due to the opioid epidemic. The numbers tell the story: 191,000 private-sector jobs were created in June. A higher percentage of Americans are employed compared to […]

07.01.2019

Democrats, media give Biden free pass on China, NAFTA and trade in first debate

By Robert Romano The first Democratic presidential primary debate is in the can, and it looks like the media and his Democratic opponents intend to protect former Vice President Joe Biden on the question of trade and not damage him in the primary. Biden voted for the […]

06.24.2019

A G-20 Reminder:  China Cheats

By Rick Manning China cheats. All of those who get worked up over negligible increases in U.S. tariffs on Chinese made goods, please remember this basic fact – China cheats. China manipulates their currency by artificially pegging it well below the dollar, and devaluing it further to […]

06.21.2019

Ahead of G-20, currency dominates global economic landscape as Trump blasts Chinese, European devaluations

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump is broadening his trade message to foreign economies to include currency ahead of the G-20 meetings in Japan next week, blasting both China and Europe for competitive devaluations of the yuan and euro, respectively. On June 18, Trump tweeted , “Mario Draghi just […]

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