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Hope and change: The Obama/Clinton economy continues to stagnate

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2016 — The Bureau of Economic Analysis has just released figures for economic growth for the second quarter of 2016. The economy grew at a 1.2 percent rate. First-quarter growth was revised downward to 0.8 percent. At a time when the economy needs 4 percent or better growth, the policies of President ...

Obama ignores his glaring similarity to Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2016 — The 2016 presidential cycle has been unlike any other in an incredible variety of ways.  It seems scarcely possible for a writer to pen a more interesting story than the current one, in which Donald Trump, a non-politician, was able to fend off over 15 candidates on the GOP side, ...

Obama v. Trump v. stocks: Lies, damned lies and politicians

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2016 – June is bustin’ out all over on Wall Street. The problem is, stock and bond traders and investors don’t seem to know which way it’s bustin’. The usual suspects—Saudi oil extortionists, an intrusive federal government, and big-mouth CEOs guarding their turf—are making investors nervous with their latest round of blustering ...