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Michael Busler

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Trump’s high growth economy will render Socialism less appealing

WASHINGTON: Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) wants a number of laws changed that will ultimately re-distribute income away from people that earned it and toward people who haven’t earned it.  She says it is simply unfair that some people have so much and others have so little. She wants to kill Presiden’t Trump’s high growth ...

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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 ...

Strong jobs report points to continued strong economic growth in 2019

WASHINGTON: According to the Labor Department, the US economy added a whopping 312,000 jobs in December.  The good news is that’s roughly twice what experts had forecasted.  In addition, the unemployment rate increased from 3.7% to 3.9%.  That too is good news. In total, the US economy added more than 2.6 million jobs in 2018, ...

Trump, Bush, Media, Hindsight, HIstory, Remorse, Michael Busler

From Bush to Trump: The media and unfairly harsh Presidential coverage

WASHINGTON: Americans were glued to their TV’s and other electronic devices to watch the burial of the 41st President of the United States.  Many of us recalled a kind and gentle man with extreme courage and love of country; a man who led the country through turmoil while gaining some very significant achievements.  Without exception, ...

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Merchant Cash Advances: A small business capital alternative

WASHINGTON: Since 2008, big banks have gotten much bigger. And many small banks are disappearing, swallowed by the big banks or simply going out of business. Little understood, Merchant Cash Advances, are a new tool being used by small businesses to weather unexpected cash demands. The Washington Business Journal reported on November 23, 2018, in ...

Recession, Economic Growth

Forecasts of a US recession are wrong. The Trump economy will continue

WASHINGTON:  Many economists are forecasting that the US is close to entering a recession.  The recession could come in 2020 but some argue it could start as early as next year.  While there are a number of signs that point to that conclusion, a closer examination reveals that we are years away from a recession. ...

Tax Cut 2.0: Economic policy must create new capital for expansion

WASHINGTON:  It appears that 2018 will be the first year since 2005 that annual economic growth will be at least 3%.  Considering the 13 year period of economic stagnation, 3% is welcome growth.  But growth could and should be higher.  Tax Cut 2.0 Economic policy should stimulate even higher rates of growth. The result of slow ...