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COVID-19 Bailout Money That Benefits Trump

It was a momentous event. On Friday, March 27, 2020, a seminal event took place in the precincts of the White House. On this day, President Donald Trump signed into law a special package stashed with a staggering $2.2 trillion golden wallet. The law that set the ball rolling was christened the Coronavirus Stimulus Package. It was […]

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6 Presidents That Were Bullies

Here is a list of U.S. presidents who were bullies or at least had an overbearing nature. To reach the highest office in the land takes something out of the ordinary but perhaps these presidents overdid it. You might notice that this list is dominated by presidents from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. […]

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5 Reasons Trickle Down Economics Does Not Work

People talk about it from time to time – reducing taxes for the wealthiest Americans will improve the lives of those below them in the socioeconomic ladder. They say these higher-bracket tax cuts will end up creating more jobs, increasing wages for the typical employee, and drive overall economic growth. This is the gist of […]

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Trade rules are deeply flawed but Trump’s tariff fixation is hurting America and the rest of the world

New steel tariffs could hit the Tenaris seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas, hard. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Kevin P. Gallagher, Boston University There’s no end in sight to the tariffs President Donald Trump will impose on imports from the nation’s best customers. He has hiked tariffs on goods and services from China, Canada, […]

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10 Possible Consequences of Trump’s Trade War with China

A trade war is the thing of which economists’ nightmares are made. They sit up at night dreading the collapse of free trade efforts, looking at the closed economies of the world, like Cuba and North Korea, and wondering how any reasonable leader could think that such a system, a system in which countries tried […]

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Is What We’re Seeing In 2018 The Real Trump Economy?

Every time a presidential election comes up, one of the big questions everyone asks is “How is the economy doing?” The answer to that question is then used as a sort of yardstick to determine how the sitting president has done over the last four years. Most economists agree, however, that it is not always […]

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The List of All “Accomplishments” of the Trump Administration

Are you tired of winning yet? Are you so tired of winning that you can’t even stay asleep? All this winning, it’s starting to wear on you, right? You can’t take it anymore. Every time you turn on the news, it’s win after win after win. You can barely stand to watch it. There’s so […]

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Donald Trump Not Meeting with Kim Jong Un Represents a Serious Threat to World Peace and Here’s Why

When you make a promise to someone, it has to count for something. Without your word, you do not have a whole lot to stand on when you are interacting with people. This is a lesson that most children learn very early. They learn not to lie, they learn no to deceive people, and they […]

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Donald Trump the Anti-Semite – Fake News Or Not?

Donald Trump has been called a lot of things, and in light of his policies regarding Mexico and Puerto Rico, it has become exceedingly difficult to argue that he is not prejudiced against the Hispanic community. He himself has made jokes at the Latinx community’s expense, and in a recent high-profile incident, he refused to […]

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8 Things Russia Gained by Supporting Trump during His Presidential Run

If you want to find out why something has happened, just look at who stood to benefit from it. This is an age-old rule, one that has been used to solve countless crimes throughout history, and it is a rule that we can apply to the Russia-Trump situation. Why would Russia support Trump during his […]