Economics

Newsmaker Interview
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ub Sun, 10/10/2021 - 14:37

The Association of Foreign Press Correspondents is the leading organization that represents all journalists in America.

US Democracy On Life Support
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ub Tue, 10/05/2021 - 05:04

POTUS, The Democrats, and The White House Press Secretary reveal a show and tell chart of our USA Debt Increase comparisons.

The White House is looking to reset the messaging around its multi-trillion dollar spending bills deadlocked in Congress, as President Joe Biden hits the road to pitch popular elements of the package.

The Democrats are also urging lawmakers to pass a bill to raise or suspend the federal government's $28.4 trillion debt ceiling by the end of this week, warning that failure holds devastating economic consequences.

Parrot vs Patriot

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/03/2021 - 08:36
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Whether an individual consumer, business owner, community leader, elected or appointed official, if you are still opposed to higher minimum wages then you are just plain STUPID, don't care, and certainly DO NOT understand the engine that drives the US economy.

If you want to be a PARROT, instead of a PATRIOT, go ahead, keep "parroting" those talking points about the devastating effects a higher minimum wage would have on the economy that your political party, chamber of commerce, or other conflicted and the self-serving source is shoving down your throat!

Not Working Out?
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ub Sun, 09/05/2021 - 15:11

Help Wanted: The new sign of the times - While customers are back in restaurants and businesses around the country, many employees are not, creating job openings on this Labor Day weekend that few expected. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty talks with former restaurant employees who say the COVID shutdown gave them a rare chance to pursue a new, better-paying career – and with a restaurant owner who says the pandemic may have changed the hospitality business for the better.

200 Delightful Days
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ub Sat, 08/07/2021 - 08:09

On this 200th day of Joe Biden's presidency, the forecast appears to be mostly sunny, with some clouds and scattered showers ahead. This, according to is a review of important data compiled from several major polls. President Biden said it best ‘ 200 days down – and America is moving forward once again.‘

By most measures, POTUS has gotten off to a strong start. President Biden’s overall job approval has had a solid majority while disapproval has stabilized significantly.

BS SPACE RACE
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ub Sat, 07/10/2021 - 04:14

Why does a billionaire space race have Branson and Bezos competing on spending millions on being first in outer space?

And why call it historic? This is not the first time billionaires burned through gobs of money and resources to accomplish something a monkey did 72 years ago. Wake up and face reality, folks.

Trump Organization Indictments

Submitted by ub on Thu, 07/01/2021 - 07:19
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Alvin Bragg poised to take over Trump investigation as Manhattan's 1st Black district attorney after opponent concedes.

Meanwhile, the jokers' house of cards is slowly crumbling down for everyone and the whole world to see. The Trump organization has just begun to reap the perils of cheating #USA taxpayers with allegedly fraudulent tax filings.

Frederick Christ Trump Sr. October 11, 1905 – June 25, 1999 must be rolling inside his grave. He was a prominent American real estate developer in New York City who left his son millions to squander.

The Democrats vs The GOP
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ub Thu, 04/08/2021 - 08:26

The United States of America is showing its dark and ugly visage which may be a reason for serious concern in the near future.

Some would say that over the last four years of the Grand Old Party was full of lies, empty promises, hot air, tax breaks for the one percent and The Wall.

Be Loyal To Local News
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ub Mon, 03/29/2021 - 08:03

The Northeast News in Kansas City sent a powerful message by running a blank front page and asking readers to consider a future without a local news source. 

The message was loud and clearly sent that Democracy not only dies in darkness but also if local news is allowed to diminish.

SCOTUS TRAPS TRUMP

Submitted by ub on Mon, 02/22/2021 - 13:17
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This is a significant defeat for Trump, and we have the US Supreme Court to thank after declining to halt the turnover of his tax records in a New York state prosecution.

SCOTUS action is the culmination of a lengthy legal battle that had reached the high court once before. This second time puts his taxes on the firing line. 

This one is a one two punch and a hard blow because he had fought on so many fronts to keep his tax records shielded from view. The ongoing investigation the records are part of what could also be an issue for Trump in his after life.