Category Archives: US Economy

Hospitality workers will bear burden of cancellations at Mar a Lago

Some charities and other groups have canceled annual events scheduled for Mar a Lago, a Florida resort owned by President Donald Trump. Among those groups are the American Cancer Society and The Cleveland Clinic. I’m not surprised because for the … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: For Gibson Guitars and others, vindication on shady White House policy

Gibson Guitars should be smiling today. For one thing, news broke that President Donald Trump is discontinuing a shady policy the Department of Justice applied in dealing with US businesses. For another, watchdog group Judicial Watch is suing the Justice … Continue reading

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Was McDonald’s ensnared by rogue tweet?

Fast food chain McDonald’s appears to have been ensnared in a rogue Tweet aimed at President Donald Trump. In addition to calling Trump “a disgusting excuse of a President [sic],” the person who posted the pinned Tweet jumped into the … Continue reading

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On Carrier deal, what just happened with media really is crazy

It’s no secret most US establishment media on right and left preferred another Clinton term to a President Donald Trump administration. The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post—all of these media were hysterically critical about Trump … Continue reading

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Trump claims on trade right again: China dumped HFC blends in USA

Donald Trump’s claim casting federal officials who negotiate USA trade deals as inept once again proves true. The US Dept. of Commerce has announced its “affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of hydrofluorocarbon blends…from the … Continue reading

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Trump’s tax plan: Benefits for middle class, working moms, sole proprietors

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump released his tax plan on Monday, and as promised, the plan would deliver benefits for the middle class and working moms. Trump said on Tuesday during a phone-in on Fox and Friends he will also … Continue reading

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Dustup about Trump PAC ad and Clinton’s India donor raises questions about outsourcing

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is understandably upset about a pro-Trump PAC ad related to India politico Amar Singh. According to media, the dustup isn’t over whether Singh did give Mrs. Clinton’s family foundation $5 million. The dustup is over the year … Continue reading

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