Economy

  • Trump, The Jobs President

    Reading Time: 1 minutesYou can actual FEEL America getting GREAT again! ADP payroll report shows President Trump made a big down payment on his promise to be the greatest jobs president ever.  The economy added nearly 300,000 new jobs last month. Economists expected a rise of 190,000. It was the biggest jump in jobs in 6 years. The […]

  • American Steel

    Reading Time: 1 minutesI know people, and you probably do too, who are out of work from the United Steel Granite City (aka Granite City Steel) closure. It’s disheartening and depressing for people who worked hard all those years, thrown into the street because of bad trade deals and stifling regulations. But President Trump has ordered the Keystone […]

  • America’s Business is Jobs, Not College

    Reading Time: 4 minutesMany of us are guilty. I am, too. You, probably. In high school (and after) we mocked the kids who took shop. The “greasers” who got credit for wrenching on cars or welding or making cabinets. It was the 1980s and shop, along with home economics, became an elective in most schools. Until the 80s, […]

  • If Donald Trump Scares You, You Should See a Depression

    Guest post by Lee Presser. America’s fiscal year is October 1 to September 30.  With two month left in FY16, the U.S. Treasury has already paid creditors $380,925,428,211.67 in interest costs.  (That’s $381 Billion)  http://www.treasurydirect.gov/govt/reports/ir/ir_expense.htm The average interest rate was just over 2%.  http://www.treasurydirect.gov/govt/rates/pd/avg/2016/2016_07.htm  It is expected that the last two month’s of this fiscal […]

  • An Open Letter To Missouri Department Of Energy

    Sir, You failed to discuss in Chapter 2: Energy Supply, the inexhaustible energy in the ground but rather pandered to the photo voltaic and wind energy industries. If the 2.5M households in Missouri had 2 ton Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP) Missouri would harvest 60 billion BTU’s of energy per hour or about 20% of […]

  • Real Work Force – 05/31/15

    The FedGov released its unemployment propaganda for May 2015 showing a slight uptick in the unemployment rate from 5.4% to 5.5% with 280,000  jobs created. At Forbes, a cautiously optimistic tone: Currently 8.7 million Americans are unemployed. At issue for months, however, has been the large percentage of people who are working part-time not by choice but because […]

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