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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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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ObamacareLite 2.0

With the bare passage of the American Health Care Act, 217-213 in the House of Representatives, I won’t be too surprised that most people will miss the fact that, as we have noted before, the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, is already failing: Aetna pulls out of Virginia’s individual market, citing big Obamacare losses by …

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The left’s new lie about Obaminablecare

Propaganda from The New York Times: No ‘Death Spiral’: Insurers May Soon Profit From Obamacare Plans, Analysis Finds By Reed Abelson | April 7, 2017 In contrast to the dire pronouncements from President Trump and other Republicans, the demise of the individual insurance market seems greatly exaggerated, according to a new financial analysis released Friday. …

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I told you so: Obaminablecare is starting to fail

I have said it before: The left never really cared if the Affordable Care Act would work; they just wanted something that could pass, to establish the principle that government was ultimately responsible for providing health care coverage. And now, with the American Health Care Act — Obamacare Lite, as many have called it — …

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Utter insanity in the stock market

Today’s big headline: Tesla is worth more than Ford — and GM is in sight by Paul R. La Monica | April 3, 2017: 3:32 PM ET Move over, Ford. Tesla is now the second most valuable car company in America. Tesla’s stock surged nearly 6% on Monday to an all-time high after the maker …

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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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The February unemployment figures

From The Wall Street Journal: In Office, Trump Changes His Tune on Job Growth Numbers He Once Denounced Democrat Party chief says ‘Thanks, Obama!’ By Daniel Nasaw | March 10, 2017 | 12:44 pm ET President Donald Trump and his allies on Friday cheered a report that the U.S. economy had created 235,000 jobs in …

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Most economists oppose President Trump’s immigration policies

Heather Long tweeted: Over 200 economists disagree with Trump on immigration, NAFTA and the debt, according to @business_econ survey https://t.co/AOgvIItBU2 — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) March 6, 2017 To which I responded: Would those be the same economists who predicted a stock market decline if Trump won? https://t.co/be9JYutNZv https://t.co/E2Jaypbxi1 — Dana Pico (@Dana_TFSJ) March 6, 2017 …

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