A wholly misleading article from CNNMoney on the Keystone XL pipeline

Sigh! From CNNMoney: Keystone XL pipeline would only create 35 permanent jobs by Matt Egan | March 24, 2017: 11:43 AM ET President Trump hailed the State Department’s approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline as a big win for American workers. “It’s a great day for American jobs,” Trump said from the Oval Office …

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A quandary for the left

Other than Fox, the credentialed media have tried their best to ignore this story. The two teenage boys, 18 and 17, are accused in the rape. One of the two, 18-year-old Henry Sanchez-Milian, is an undocumented immigrant.1 The older suspect’s attorney, David Moyse, confirmed that he plans to argue the sexual encounter was consensual, “not …

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Will real growth improve under the Trump Administration? Not if the Fed and the left can prevent it!

The tweet caught my eye: Even if the economy grows at a modest 3% over the next few years, Trump will likely be able to take a victory lap. https://t.co/DWoHMJPa1S — CNNMoney (@CNNMoney) March 22, 2017 Modest? By long-term historical standards, certainly, but the professional economists, including the Federal Reserve, seem to think that roughly …

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The Fed and its economic biases

We have frequently noted how poorly the Federal Reserve has done on its economic prognostications. Now, The Wall Street Journal catches up with us: The Fed Is Stuck in the Past With Its Forecasts of the Future Recent economic forecasts that have missed the mark suggest a flaw in the central bank’s approach By James …

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The problem of remittances

From CNNMoney: I send money home to Mexico to support my family by Patrick Gillespie | March 20, 2017: 12:16 PM ET Dalia Maldonado is considered a life saver by her family and friends in Mexico. She paid for her father Francisco’s knee surgeries. She pitched in $400 for her friend Esmeralda’s leukemia treatment. And …

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M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H was a (supposedly) liberally-oriented television comedy series in the seventies, but it appears that liberalism in the seventies sure was different from the way it is today. In an episode entitled Edwina, which ran this morning on Sundance TV, the plot is: Edwina “Eddie” Ferguson, a petite, fairly attractive, but hopelessly clumsy nurse, cannot …

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Why the enforcement of immigration laws should please the left

From eater.com, a food and restaurant site: How Immigration Raids Destroy the Lives of Food Workers Comparing the tactics of Trump’s administration to the Bush era by Tove Danovich | March 16, 2017, 2:02pm EDT On February 22, 2017, exactly 55 unauthorized workers1 went missing from Mississippi restaurants after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (ICE) …

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