Economics

Trump Launches Sexist Attack On AOC

Since she was elected to Congress in 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been a subject of fascination for Republicans. Much of…

2 years ago

Markets Crash, Trading Halted At Opening Bell, Despite Trump-Endorsed Fed Cut

Over the past weekend, in an effort to inject a boost to an already fragile economy and stock market, the…

2 years ago

‘The Markets Are Gonna Be Just Fine’ Trump Says On Day Of Massive Stock Market Dropoffs

The stock markets have tanked pretty hard due to concerns surrounding the spread of coronavirus across the globe. Nevertheless, President…

2 years ago

With 14 American Deaths Reported So Far, Trump ‘Likes’ That Coronavirus Could Be Good For The Economy, In Some Ways

President Donald Trump certainly likes to spin news headlines to create an image that is favorable to him. That's a…

2 years ago

‘Wrong!’: MSNBC Hosts In Disbelief After Trump Proves He Doesn’t Understand Basic Economics

Either the businessman president doesn't understand basic economics or he is intentionally misleading the American public.

5 years ago

Study Says Trump’s Climate Change Denial Spells Economic Disaster for His Supporters

Perhaps the only thing more dangerous than the toxic things the petulant president says is what he doesn’t say.

5 years ago

Wall St. Economic Expert’s Warning Should Terrify All But Rich Americans

Trump’s economic plan will confer vast monetary gains on the very wealthiest Americans while leaving Trump’s electoral base further behind.

6 years ago

Conservative Economist Ben Stein Says Trump May Make Him Vote Democrat for First Time

"I don't know where he got the idea that you can just somehow drive a big pickup truck into Mexico…

6 years ago

Trickle-Down to Keep-the-Worker-Down: It’s Not the “Skills Gap” Driving Down Wages

Witness the reality of the GOP's keep-the worker-down economics and its persistent drive to re-distribute wealth from the bottom to…

6 years ago

Rand Paul Fears Sanders’ European-Style Socialism Leads to Genocide

Paul compared Sanders' European-style socialism to the communist regimes of Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot as though they are identical

7 years ago

John Boehner To Hold Tax Repeal Vote To Increase Welfare For the Rich

Speaker of the House John Boehner will hold a vote to repeal the "Estate Tax" and give the very richest…

7 years ago

Countering GOP Obstruction Obama Initiative Creates 500,000 High-Paying Jobs

The President launched an initiative last week to train 500,000 Americans for high-paying jobs in high-technology services.

7 years ago

Fox News Ignores Latest Jobs Report Showing Lowest Unemployment Rate In Seven Years

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released February's jobs numbers on Friday showing that the unemployment rate ticked down to 5.5%,…

7 years ago

President Obama’s Economy Continues To Surge As 257,000 Jobs Added In January

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released January's jobs report and, as has been the case for some time…

7 years ago

GOP Trickle Down Has 70% of Americans Near Financial Calamity

Instead of changing course and helping the majority of the population, Republicans still propose heaping wealth on the rich and…

7 years ago

Rick Perry Quotes Jesus To Justify Income Inequality and Poverty

Perry's message is clear; there is no reason to address poverty, income inequality, or make any effort to help those…

8 years ago

Boehner And Republicans Plan To Reverse Growth Numbers and Kill Jobs

Now that Republicans will have control of both houses of Congress, they will start, immediately, passing legislation to revert back…

8 years ago

Paul Ryan Plans A CBO Rubber Stamp For Trickle Down Disaster

Paul Ryan is quietly working behind the scenes to make sure the next head of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO),…

8 years ago

Child Homelessness and Poverty Are Rising So Republicans Plan Harsh Program Cuts

Coupled with inhumane austerity cuts, the GOP is getting precisely what they apparently live for; more despair and destitution among…

8 years ago

Uh Oh! Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Meeting Spells Trouble For GOP Energy Platform

Pundits and lay people alike seem to agree that while we shouldn't expect an overnight turnaround in global energy policy,…

8 years ago