Economy

2/3 of Puerto Ricans may flee to U.S. and overwhelm govt services

July 2, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Dr. Eowyn Puerto Rico is an incorporated U.S. territory in the Caribbean with a current total population of around 3.6 million people, 12.5% of whom are black or sub-Saharan African. As such, people born in Puerto Rico are natural-born citizens of the United States. Three days ago on June […]

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Why Mexico is winning the auto jobs war

June 23, 2015

Email this pageThe U.S., Canada and Mexico are united under NAFTA but fierce rivals in the boardroom to win automotive investment and jobs. Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Alisa Priddle and Brent Snavely, Detroit Free Press Mexico is the auto industry darling, Canada is struggling to retain a manufacturing footprint, and the U.S. is a […]

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The Fat Lady Hums A Few Notes

June 7, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Amidst all the other emergencies, real and concocted here in the US, one has gone almost virtually unnoticed. But it’s a kicker. The Bird Flu is sweeping the country like wildfire and has now killed 45 million chickens and turkeys here in the US… 20 million […]

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Why the $5.7 Billion Dollar Fine on Big Banks Is Actually a Joke

May 23, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Carey Wedler On Wednesday, the Justice Department announced that 5 major banks will be fined a total of about $5.7 billion. The banks plead guilty to manipulating global currency and interest rates as far back as 2007. Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays the Royal Bank of Scotland, and Swiss […]

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Extreme Secrecy Erodes Support for Obama’s Trade Pact

May 6, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin   By: Brent Parrish Extreme secrecy is beginning to erode support for Obama’s trade pact—specifically, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Via Politico: If you want to hear the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal the Obama administration is hoping to pass, you’ve got to be a member of […]

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Massachusetts schools ask 12-year-olds if they’ve had anal or oral sex

May 6, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Across Massachusetts – and across America – thousands of schoolchildren are given sexually graphic, psychologically intrusive surveys by the public schools without parents’ knowledge. These surveys also ask youth to reveal their criminal activity, personal family matters, and other intimate issues. This is done in the public middle schools […]

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Obama’s Economic Disaster

May 6, 2015

Email this pageWhen you get beyond the rosy headlines, you get a picture of America in economic distress that is largely going unreported. It hasn’t been this bad since the end of WWII Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Alan Caruba Commenting on the rioting in Baltimore, the Wall Street Journal’s Daniel Henniger was almost to […]

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Obama’s Trade Deal With Communist Vietnam and Muslim Brunei

May 3, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By: Cliff Kincaid, America’s Survival Kevin Kearns, president of the U.S. Business & Industry Council (USBIC), is interviewed about whether the Republican-controlled Congress will pass President Obama’s Trans Pacific Partnership. USBIC is a national business organization advocating for domestic U.S. manufacturers since 1933. He says previous trade deals have […]

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Major U.S. Retailers Are Closing More Than 6,000 Stores

May 2, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Michael Snyder If the U.S. economy really is improving, then why are big U.S. retailers permanently shutting down thousands of stores?  The “retail apocalypse” that I have written about so frequently appears to be accelerating.  As you will see below, major U.S. retailers have announced that they are […]

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Hope and Change: In 1 in 5 U.S. Families, No One Works

April 29, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Written By DCG CNS News: In 19.9 percent of American families in 2014, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), no one in the family worked. A family, as defined by the BLS, is a “group of two or more persons residing together who are related […]

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Flat Broke, Living In A Moldy Basement And Relying On Food Stamps And Medicaid

April 16, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Michael Snyder Could you imagine being a single parent and trying to survive in America today on $10.50 an hour?  For a moment, I want you to imagine that you are living in a moldy apartment that is so badly maintained that rain seeps in whenever it rains.  […]

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The Fortune 500 companies that didn’t pay a PENNY in 2014 income tax despite being worth BILLIONS

April 13, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin The Fortune 500 companies that didn’t pay a PENNY in 2014 income tax despite being worth BILLIONS Many of the companies named in a report out April 9 from the Citizens for Tax Justice even received federal tax REBATES The companies include household names such as CBS, Mattel, Prudential […]

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Americans vote with their feet out of high-tax states

April 13, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Dr. Eowyn Timely information now that Tax Day is just two days away. The evidence is in: Empirical data from “blue” states show that Democrats’ high-tax, class-warfare welfare policies don’t work. Not only do those states stagnate economically, they also have the starkest wealth gaps. Heritage Foundation economist […]

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Living in an Era of Decline

April 13, 2015

Email this pageIt’s going to be a tough year between now and the 2016 elections. We must elect people who will reverse America’s economic decline. Submitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Alan Caruba Most of know whether we are living in good times or bad. Some of us warn of decline when we see it coming. […]

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10 Charts Which Show We Are Much Worse Off Than Just Before The Last Economic Crisis

March 18, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Michael Snyder If you believe that ignorance is bliss, you might not want to read this article.  I am going to dispel the notion that there has been any sort of “economic recovery”, and I am going to show that we are much worse off than we were […]

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TARGET LAYS OFF 1,700 — NFP is a joke: A historic monetary crisis is certain

March 15, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Andy Hoffman Tuesday, March 10, 2015: Target LAYS OFF 1,700 people from its Minneapolis headquarters and announces it will not hire 1,400 “open” positions – 3,100 high paying jobs, GONE in an instant. These are bread winners with families and mortgages and house payments, now UNEMPLOYED. Meanwhile the […]

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