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  1. S

    CBO’s report on the congressional house’s passed H.R. 582, minimum wage rate proposal.

    CBO’s report on the congressional house’s passed H.R. 582, minimum wage rate proposal. The last minimum wage bill that was proposed and considered in congress, was H.R. 582, “Raise the Wage Act”. It was passed by the Democratic majority house, then passed on to the Republican majority senate...
  2. S

    “Raise the Wage Act”, (H.R. 582) would have increased most USA’s wage-earning families’ incomes.

    “Raise the Wage Act”, (H.R. 582) would have increased most USA’s wage-earning families’ incomes. The last minimum wage bill that was proposed and considered in congress, was H.R. 258, “Raise the Wage Act”. It was passed by the Democratic majority house, then passed on to the Republican majority...
  3. JGalt

    This is one reason why no Democrat will win in 2020

    Consider these facts: The global stock markets have gained $26 trillion worth of wealth since President Trump was elected. That figure was from 2017, so you can imagine how much that has increased since then. Global stock markets have gained $26 trillion since Trump's election win As of...
  4. Monk-Eye

    CDZ How Consistent With American School Economics Should Current Administration Public Policy Be ?

    " How Consistent With American School Economics Should Current Administration Public Policy Be ? " * Measures Of Political Weather Off Whether State Policy Best Exercises Citizen Self Interest * Is the current administration exercising the first core policy of american school economics , as...
  5. S

    Federal entire catastrophic, and subsidized medical preventative and screening insurance.

    Federal entire catastrophic, and subsidized medical preventative and screening insurance. I consider myself to be a populist, but I don't object to those considering me to be a liberal proponent. I am not an advocate of socialized medicine, but there are some functions that government...
  6. deanrd

    Trump hits ENORMOUS milestone!!!! 2018 leaves US with biggest Trade Deficit in World History!!!!

    The U.S. Now Has the Largest Trade Deficit In the History of the Country The Commerce Department reported Wednesday the U.S. posted a more than $891 billion merchandise trade deficit last year—the largest in the history of the country. Significantly, the trade deficit with China hit a record...
  7. deanrd

    Ocasio-Cortez “definitely knows more economics than almost everyone in the GOP caucus.

    GOP Strategist Calls Ocasio-Cortez 'The Little Girl.' She Lets Him Have It. Nobel economics laureate Peter Diamond — “arguably the world’s leading expert in public finance,” according to Krugman — has calculated the optimum top tax rate at 73 percent. Several other experts back that up. So...
  8. S

    Tariffs

    Tariffs: A nation’s government levies tariffs for one or more of these purposes: (1) To defend jobs or enterprises of the tariff imposing nation. (2) to increase the government’s tax revenues. (3) To reduce the trade deficits between one or more foreign nation’s with regard to...
  9. S

    A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced.

    A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced. A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced. Annual trade deficits are always net detrimental to their nation's GDP and thus to their numbers of jobs. I'm among the proponents of the improved trade...
  10. P@triot

    The left: model the U.S. economy after Venezuela

    It is absolutely chilling that we have people this ignorant wandering around the U.S.
  11. P@triot

    You'd think the poor would stop voting against their own self-interests

    CNN just announced need that a study by the University of Washington showed that the lowest income workers earned $125 less per month after Seattle implemented their $15 per hour minimum wage. While the workers earned on average 3% more, their hours were cut on average by 9% - resulting in a net...
  12. depotoo

    U.S. Companies Add 253,000 Jobs in May ADP Report

    More good news! ADP Data on Business Hiring Gain Shows Solid U.S. Job Market Private payrolls rose by 253k (est. 180k) after revised 174k gain in April Goods-producing industries, which include manufacturers and builders, increased headcounts by 48k after 6k Service providers boosted payrolls...
  13. depotoo

    U.S. Companies Add 253,000 Jobs in May ADP Report

    More good news! ADP Data on Business Hiring Gain Shows Solid U.S. Job Market Private payrolls rose by 253k (est. 180k) after revised 174k gain in April Goods-producing industries, which include manufacturers and builders, increased headcounts by 48k after 6k Service providers boosted payrolls...
  14. P@triot

    U.S. Economic freedom hits record low under Barack Obama

    Just another record failed indicator that we can attribute to Obama Administration. Goes along nicely with "record number of people on food stamps" and "record number of people out of the labor force" and "among the highest unemployment average in U.S. history". Quite the dubious distinctions...
  15. S

    Import Certificates Vs. Tariffs

    Import Certificates Vs. Tariffs: I’m a proponent of USA could adopt an Import Tariff policy as described in the Wikipedia article entitled “Import Certificates”. Refer to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Import_certificates The subject of tariffs often arises within discussions of Import...
  16. Onyx

    What is your economics philosophy?

    I have been trending more towards mutualism lately. I am also a syndicalist, which I believe is superior to vertically organized companies. I believe it would be easier to speak for what I want though. I want to live in a society with voluntary capital interactions in a toned down sustainable...
  17. P@triot

    Economics 101

    This should be a mandatory class for every liberal in America. There is not one thing here in the video that could even be remotely disputed. Not one. Milton Friedman Part I: Economics 101
  18. P@triot

    Nothing generates unemployment like liberal policy

    Everywhere liberals get these insane minimum wages shoved through, we see insane unemployment. Businesses move or shut down. Nothing but poverty is left in the wake of liberal policy. What a damn shame... Minimum wage hikes put pressure on businesses to 're-engineer labor force,' a restaurateur...
  19. American_Jihad

    Bernie Sanders Touts Marxist Economists

    Sanders brother is the real socialist/commie... Bernie Sanders Touts Marxist Economists America's most prominent Marxist economist backs Bernie February 23, 2016 Daniel Greenfield In response to criticism of his financial proposals, the Bernie Sanders campaign posted a list of “economists...
  20. D

    I want Bill Gates to be richer

    I want Bill Gates, and all people who have gotten rich legally off of business, to get richer. The fact that Gates is worth Billions, doesn't negatively effect me at all. In fact, it helps. Let's look at it. Whoever buys software from Mircrosoft gave them $300 or so to make their life easier...
  21. 320 Years of History

    CDZ Is it good for America when manufacturers opt to produce their wares abroad?

    Time an time again, I encounter folks who assert that manufacturing jobs being "shipped" abroad is bad for the U.S., at least to the extent that the manufacturers are American companies. I would rather that American manufacturers produce their goods domestically, but I don't really have a...

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