Democrats support raising taxes, so let’s go ahead and raise taxes on Democrats!

From Newsmax: GOP Favor Dropping Tax Beneficial to Blue States (AP) – Monday, 24 July 2017 08:34 AM Republicans aren’t usually big on raising taxes, but they’re really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. Why? A look at the states that benefit the most from the tax break helps explain …

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A good reason to move to Kentucky!

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania badly needs new revenue, top Senate Dem says by Karen Langley | Harrisburg Bureau |Updated: June 19, 2017 — 6:45 PM EDT HARRISBURG — Senate Democratic leader Jay Costa painted a bleak picture of state finances Monday, predicting lawmakers and the governor will put band-aids on the next two budgets …

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Lying to ourselves: the debt limit

From CNNMoney: Mnuchin cites September as possible debt ceiling crunch by Jeanne Sahadi | June 12, 2017: 7:53 PM ET For the first time, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday offered a specific month for when the government might come dangerously close to breaching its legal debt limit. “I am comfortable saying we can fund …

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Democrisy! Governor Tom Wolf (D-PA) attends the opening of a coal mine after criticizing President Trump’s withdrawal from Paris climate agreement Yet another reason Donald Trump is President

From Fox News: First New Coal Mine of Trump Era Opens in Pennsylvania June 10, 2017 | 1:09 PM EDT President Trump lauded the opening of the nation’s first new coal mine in recent memory. Corsa Coal Company will operate the mine in Somerset County, Pa. – outside of Pittsburgh. Corsa CEO George Dethlefsen said …

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A (surprisingly) fair article from The New York Times It must've been a mistake!

I was shocked! Small Businesses Cheer ‘New Sheriff in Town’ After Climate Pact Exit By Landon Thomas Jr | June 2, 2017 As news that President Trump was pulling out of the Paris climate accord hit at a luncheon for small-business owners in Toledo, Ohio, on Thursday, an already happy crowd suddenly turned euphoric. “It …

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The Fed says that “full employment . . . means every worker looking for a job can find one” Lies, damned lies, and statistics

From The Wall Street Journal: ‘Still a Question Mark’ Around Full Employment, Fed’s Brainard Says Too soon to declare victory on labor market’s recovery from recession despite recent improvements, Fed Governor Brainard says By David Harrison | Updated May 22, 2017 9:17 p.m. ET It is too soon to declare victory on the labor market’s …

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Ford replaces CEO Mark Fields

From The Wall Street Journal: Ford Replaces CEO Mark Fields With Jim Hackett Amid Pressure on Profit Move comes amid a significant decline in share-price value during CEO’s three-year tenure By John D. Stoll, Christina Rogers and Joann S. Lubin | Updated May 22, 2017 9:32 a.m. ET Looking to combat Silicon Valley’s abrupt push …

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New manufacturing in the United States

From The Wall Street Journal: The Mill That Right-to-Work Built An entrepreneur is bringing manufacturing jobs back to Kentucky—without protectionism. By Allysia Finley | May 19, 2017 7:01 p.m. ET In April the CEO of Braidy Industries, Craig Bouchard, announced his company would build a $1.3 billion aluminum mill in Ashland, Ky., creating 550 jobs. …

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Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III wastes the taxpayers’ dollars

The New York Times tweeted: A Mississippi man was sentenced to 49 years in prison for killing his transgender former girlfriend https://t.co/94prZNXcqc — The New York Times (@nytimes) May 16, 2017 And the story: U.S. Hate Crime Law Punishes Transgender Woman’s Killer, in a First By Liam Stack | May 16, 2017 A Mississippi man …

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The big story, drowned out by the firing of James Comey

From The Chicago Tribune: Aetna says it won’t participate in any Obamacare exchanges by Tom Murphy | Associated Press | May 11, 2017 | 7:53 AM While Republicans rewrite the Affordable Care Act in Washington, the immediate future of the law has grown hazier with the nation’s third-largest health insurer saying that it will completely …

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