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Why critics of the economic policies of President Trump are wrong

WASHINGTON: President Trump has reached the midpoint of his first term in office.  Many critics are saying his economic policies are a failure.  From Nobel Prize-winning economists like Paul Krugman to noted Wall Street investment firms like Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs, their conclusions say that Trump’s policies are not working. Their conclusions seem to ...

The Obama – Krugman economic delusion continues

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2016 — Writing April 1 in the New York Times, economist/columnist Paul Krugman continues to espouse his delusional view of President Obama’s economic performance. Examining Obama’s policies, Krugman said, “the public is also starting to realize just how successful the Obama administration has been.”  It is more obvious than ever that Krugman ...

California Gov. Jerry Brown approves minimum wage increase to $15

SACRAMENTO, March 29, 2016 — The state of California is planning on raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour. According to worker group “Fight for $15,” the increase will boost the wages of nearly 6 million California workers who currently earn less than $15. California will join several West Coast cities that have already ...

Bernie Sanders’ un-American policies

Bernie Sanders has a number of policies he says will change the “rigged” American system to favor the average American. Sanders’ policies are just plain un-American.

Why Big Business loves minimum wage increases

WASHINGTON, October 8, 2015 − Many policy makers seem to live in a dream world. “It is terrible that the working poor have to live on such a low minimum wage,” they say. They address this problem by arbitrarily raising the minimum wage, although many jobs are worth less than the amount they set. This ...

FREEDOM: A ‘Common Core’ enhancement for political leaders

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., September 22, 2014 – Whether the Common Core State Standards Initiative is a success or failure, it was spawned by the plummeting performance of the public education system in the United States. Given the plummeting performance of our political leaders, perhaps it is time to consider establishing a set of expectations for those ...