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Sep 27 2012
Oh Boy: Horrible New Economic Numbers Released, Double-Dip Recession Coming?
As you digest these figures, keep in mind that we were already experiencing the worst economic 'recovery' since the Great Depression -- featuring "feeble growth, exhausted consumers, a jobs hole and shrinking paychecks." And now there's this:
New orders for manufactured durable goods in August decreased $30.1 billion or 13.2 percent to $198.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announcedTownhall
Jan 20 2021
Trump Leaves White House for Last Time as President
President Donald Trump left the White House for the last time as president on Wednesday morning, telling reporters, “I just want to say goodbye—but hopefully it’s not a long-term goodbye. We’ll see each other again.” Trump flew on Marine One to Joint Base Andrews, where he spoke to a gathering of his supporters, thanked his family, and wished the new administration “great luck and greatNBC News (Online) Axios Fox News (Online News)
Nov 28 2022
Chinese Anti-Lockdown Protests Spread Rare Criticism of Xi and CCP
Chinese anti-lockdown protests spread to Hong Kong and other cities on Monday, with some calling for the removal of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Latest Developments: Protests have reportedly occurred in at least ten cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. Both online and offline, demonstrators often adopted inconspicuous symbols like blank sheets of paper to signal theirSouth China Morning Post New York Post (News) The Guardian
Sep 28 2014
The many challenges of replacing Eric Holder
While Attorney General Eric Holder had made clear that he wanted to leave the post before the end of Obama's second term, the announcement of his departure just before midterm elections took many by surprise and the timing could complicate the effort to replace him. Choosing a new attorney general and getting approval in a Senate confirmation hearing will be difficult for the White House.CNN (Online News)
Jul 04 2012
Obama presses Congress on immigration at naturalization ceremony
President Obama began his Fourth of July celebration Wednesday by naturalizing more than two dozen active-duty service members, using the event to highlight his recent executive order to spare hundreds of thousands from deportation and press lawmakers to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul.
After Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano swore in the 25 new citizens at an eventWashington Times
May 31 2012
The Fine Political Art Of Jobs Forecasting
Friday is jobs day, when the federal government releases its monthly unemployment report. It's also just about five months before the presidential election.
When the two presidential contenders talk about unemployment, they're trying to balance their rhetoric between optimism, pessimism and reality.
It's pretty easy to figure out the political consequences of an economy addingNPR (Online News)
May 14 2020
Story of the Week: Economic Concerns Loom As Reopenings Begin
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The need for economic activity is clashing with public safety concerns as the United States gradually moves to reopen safely amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Debates over the need for social distancing and widespread testing persist, with circumstances varying widely between states and regions.Henry A. Brechter
May 06 2020
Perspectives: How Coronavirus Fallout Will Impact US-China Relations
The effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on U.S.-China relations remain a point of great speculation, as trade, militarization and the global economy could possibly be destabilized or disrupted if relations between the nations sour further.
Many right-rated voices frame China as the top offender in the coronavirus crisis, blaming Chinese leaders for hiding the severity of theNational Review CNN (Opinion) Christian Science Monitor
Feb 15 2023
Can Nikki Haley Win the Republican Presidential Nomination?
Nikki Haley announced her bid for the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential election on Tuesday, throwing her hat into a ring currently only occupied by former president Donald Trump, who announced his candidacy in November. The announcement is leading to speculation on if she has a chance to win and how her candidacy changes the landscape of the race.
Haley’s Resume: Haley,The Guardian Newsweek Washington Examiner
Jun 02 2020
Controversy Surrounds Trump Church Visit, Dispersal of Protesters
Media coverage of President Donald Trump's Monday appearance at St John's Episcopal Church in Washington D.C. has differed greatly along partisan lines.
Coverage from many left-rated outlets and some center-rated outlets focused more on the purportedly excessive use of tear gas, flash bang grenades and other crowd control measures to clear the protesters prior to the president'sAssociated Press Vox The Federalist