They are calling Trump's bluff, eh? They follow China and the TPP nations.... ...from AP News.... The head of the European Union’s executive has warned the United States that the bloc will not negotiate trade concessions under threat, a day after President Donald … [Read more...] about EU warns Trump it won’t negotiate under trade tariffs threat….
Remember the Republican bums rush to get a tax cut (giveaway) bill passed at the end of last year? Oh, it was gonna help Americans save money.... Oh, in was gonna be the signature act to help Republicans in the midterm elections !.... Nope.... Slowly we have begun to … [Read more...] about Trump’s GOP tax cuts suddenly don’t seem to sell so good?…Open Thread for May 2, 2018…
Donald Trump's typical 'go hard' attempts at deal making is causing worries for all those involved in trade within the US and abroad..... In typical Trump fashion? No one...Except HIM will know make a final decision on all this which could result in price increases in goods … [Read more...] about We could be in for higher consumer prices from a Trump trade war….
They are not actually in force.... But their shadow is causing problems.... Even if the media has forgotten this.... The tariffs have brought higher prices for many manufacturers and construction firms and considerable uncertainty for both importers and domestic … [Read more...] about About those Steel Tariff’s…..
...from the NY Times.... The economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the first quarter, the government reported Friday, offering a preliminary glance at how last year’s sweeping package of tax cuts is affecting consumers and businesses this year. During the first three … [Read more...] about The US Economy might NOT be growing like many thought this year…
Republicans might have thought they where going to fool average American's into thinking their benefits from the tax law would help them as much as upper income people and big corporation's.... They didn't .... More than half of registered voters say they haven’t noticed an … [Read more...] about A majority of Americans see no benefit from the Republican tax cut….
First of all? The universal jobs program would cost up to a TRILLON Dollars..... Second? Bernie Sanders, despite the media attention? Is NOT a Democrat....WTF should they knock themselves out for the guy? Oh, and of course Republicans don't think much of Sanders … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders wants a government jobs guarantee…Democrats aren’t interested….
The NY Times advances another theory on why Donald Trump was able to cash in on the non-college educated white vote.... It's something we have been saying around here for a while.... The vote was NOT just the economy.... America IS turning browner....(And differnt … [Read more...] about Some voters turned to Trump out of a feeling of being left out America?