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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected

August 22, 2019No Comments

Jobless claims fell to a seasonally adjusted 209,000 for the week ended August 17, suggesting recession fears are overblown.

Presidential Candidate John Delaney: Democrats Guilty of ‚Cheering on a Recession‘

Former Rep. John Delaney (D-MD) told the Associated Press in Iowa on Wednesday that fellow Democratic presidential candidates were guilty of „cheering on a recession because they want to stick it to Trump.“

Trump Backs Away from Tax Cuts

August 21, 2019No Comments

“I’m not looking at a tax cut now,” Trump said while talking to reporters on the lawn White House lawn.

The Yield Curve Inverted Again

August 21, 2019No Comments

The market appeared to take Wednesday’s inversion in stride. The major stock indexes ended the day in the green.

Forbes: Colleges Are Spending Billions on Buildings They Don’t Need

August 21, 2019No Comments

A recent column from Forbes argues that American colleges and universities are spending billions on new buildings that they don’t need.

Report: EU Antitrust Regulators Concerned About Facebook’s Libra Currency

August 21, 2019No Comments

A recent report states that EU antitrust regulators are beginning to question if Facebook’s Libra digital currency could cause antitrust issues.

Lawsuit: Tesla Solar Panels Caused Fires on Walmart Roofs

August 21, 2019No Comments

Retail giant Walmart is suing Tesla over a number of roof fires at multiple Walmart stores which the company claims were caused by Tesla solar panels.

Migration Advocates Embrace Story of ‚Breastfeeding Mom‘ Detained by ICE… and It’s Almost Certainly False

August 21, 2019No Comments

ICE officials are denouncing the allegation by CNN, MSNBC and at least two Democrat 2020 candidates, that the agency detained a breastfeeding mother during the August 7 action against chicken processing plants in Mississippi.

DHS Issues Regulation Closing the Flores Catch-and-Release Loophole

August 21, 2019No Comments

The Department of Homeland Security is issuing a Flores regulation which will allow border agencies to detain migrants and children for multiple weeks until their legal claims for asylum can be completed. 

Poll: 60% of Americans Favor Free Public Four-Year College

A new poll published at school reform journal Education Next states a free ride at a public four-year college is a popular concept in the country, with 60 percent of Americans supporting the idea.