Even after 73 days, The New York Times still doesn’t get it Rather than examine where they went wrong, they doubled down on their pre-election claims

Even with 73 days to ponder things since the election, The New York Times still doesn’t get it: Trump’s Grim View of the Economy Ignores Most Americans’ Reality By Binyamin Appelbaum | January 20, 2017 WASHINGTON — The dismal picture of the American economy President Donald J. Trump painted in his Inaugural Address on Friday …

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Fed sees little need for future “stimulus” spending For once, I agree with Janet Yellen!

From The Wall Street Journal: Fed Officials See Less Need for Tax and Spending to Boost Short-Term Growth Shift in thinking comes as economy improves, jobless rate declines By Shayndi Raice | January 16, 2017 8:00 a.m. ET Federal Reserve officials increasingly say they don’t see a need for stimulative government tax and spending programs …

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General Motors lied; Donald Trump told the truth

If anyone has wondered why I frequently use CNNMoney’s Heather Long as a source, this is why: she reports both sides of the story! Trump was right about Mexican-made GM cars by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | January 19, 2017: 10:03 AM EST Donald Trump doesn’t like things made in Mexico. On January 3, he …

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General Motors plans on new American jobs, but is laying off American workers now

Thank you to General Motors and Walmart for starting the big jobs push back into the U.S.! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 17, 2017 Just about everyone in the Lordstown area knows someone who has worked at GM. Cars are in everyone’s blood. Local diners and Dairy Queens are decorated with clocks and posters …

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The ‘Trump effect’ hits General Motors Looks like Mary Barra got caved

Remember this story: GM CEO says company won’t change production plans despite Trump tweet January 8, 2017 | 10:22 PMDETROIT — General Motors has no plans to change where it produces small cars because of criticism from President-elect Donald Trump, the company’s top executive said Sunday night. CEO Mary Barra said the auto business has …

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Yes, deficits matter. They mattered under Bush, they matter under Obama, and they will matter under Trump

From CNNMoney: IMF: Trump stimulus set to boost U.S. growth by Jethro Mullen | January 16, 2017: 9:08 AM ET U.S. economic growth should get a lift from stimulus measures under Donald Trump’s presidency, but it won’t hit the speed he promised anytime soon. That’s according to the International Monetary Fund, which has pushed up …

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Nancy Pelosi and the Big Lie

Pelosi blames Bush for $9 trillion in debt added under Obama By Al Weaver • 1/13/17 12:07 PM House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi blamed former President George W. Bush and the Republicans on Friday for the more than $9 trillion that has been added to the national debt under President Obama’s watch. Pelosi argued that …

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Why Donald Trump won, why the economists have been baffled

Why many don’t feel the economy is great = 6 in 10 Americans don’t have $500 in savings https://t.co/PjThpQdKF6 via @KathrynVasel pic.twitter.com/eaVzNoNuEF — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) January 12, 2017 6 in 10 Americans don’t have $500 in savings by Kathryn Vasel | @KathrynVasel | January 12, 2017: 8:21 AM ET If you were suddenly hit …

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Horrors! Most economists are just terribly, terribly worried about Donald Trump I'd have more faith in the economists if they'd actually get things right once in a while

I saw the tweet: Why most economists are so worried about Donald Trump https://t.co/c9AszvK0NZ — The New York Times (@nytimes) January 12, 2017 Which led me to the article: Why Most Economists Are So Worried About Trump Justin Wolfers1 | @JustinWolfers | January 11, 2017 If the November election was intended as a rejection of …

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