The United Auto Workers want to unionize Toyota’s largest American plant. What could possibly go wrong?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Toyota tells Georgetown plant it needs to cut costs or else, media reports say By Trey Crumbie | tcrumbie@herald-leader.com | November 22, 2017 03:20 PM Georgetown: Toyota, the Japanese-based automobile manufacturer, has told the workers at its Georgetown plant to cut costs or face an uncertain future, according to Bloomberg News. …

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It wasn’t an empty threat

Well, they were warned: DNAinfo and Gothamist have shut down just days after unionizing November 2, 2017 | 5:22 PM Every single article from local news sites DNAinfo and Gothamist–including all of their subsidiary sites–has been taken down and replaced with a message from their owner, Joe Ricketts, informing the public that both companies are …

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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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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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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 good start: the President’s FY2018 budget blueprint

From CNN: Trump releases $1.1 trillion ‘hard power budget’ with cuts to State Dept, EPA By Dan Merica | Updated 7:29 AM ET, Thursday, March 16, 2017 (CNN)President Donald Trump released a $1.1 trillion budget outline Thursday that proposes a $54 billion increase in defense spending corresponding cuts to non-defense spending at the State Department, …

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Why didn’t the Democrats see this before the election?

From CNNMoney: Rust Belt voters made Trump president. Now they want jobs by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | March 3, 2017: 7:26 AM ET The United States is making more things than ever before. Yes, you read that right. Manufacturing output is at an all-time high, according to one government statistic (others indicate it’s near …

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A steel industry revival in Pennsylvania President Trump gets part of the credit

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Energy boom, rail hopes, Trump order stoke Pa. steel revival by Joseph N. DiStefano, Staff Writer @PhillyJoeD | JoeD@phillynews.com | Updated: February 28, 2017 — 11:43 AM EST “It has been a brutal 20 years” for eastern Pennsylvania steelmakers, and now the industry’s growing again, says Wayne-based engineer James L. Barends, …

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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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Ford: bringing back American jobs, had outsourced fewer all along

Heather Long tweeted: Trump bashed Ford for investing heavily in Mexico. But GM & Chrysler actually have a lot more employees in Mexico https://t.co/fO4VFuKgbH pic.twitter.com/ibEy1UpxdE — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) January 4, 2017 And now the story: GM, Chrysler have more workers in Mexico than Ford by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | January 5, 2017: 11:55 …

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