FLOUNDERING TRUMP Frantically and Falsely Spins Economic (GDP) Data

With less than a week to go before election day, and Trump's prospects trending worse by the day, his desperation is becoming ever more apparent and bizarre. He's complaining about “COVID, COVID, COVID” getting more press than he does. And he's pushing ludicrous and unfounded conspiracy theories (with the help of Fox News). Trump's arm…

The 'Everyone could have predicted' president: Trade war fiasco edition

Among other things, Donald Trump will go down in history as the “everyone could have predicted” president. That is, it’s not just that the 45th president of the United States has failed to deliver on pretty much every promise that he made to the American people; it’s that the fact that Trump’s guarantees would crash and burn was…

Fewer Coal Jobs In Kentucky Now After Trump Won White House.

I am not sure how I missed this bit of information — local and state media suck in KY, but it was reported that Kentucky has FEWER jobs in the coal industry after Trump won the White House. Two years since Donald Trump carried every Kentucky coal county by whopping margins after promising miners would go…

CREDO Action Puts Pressure On Nancy Pelosi To Deny Any GOP Veto Power Over The Democratic Agenda

Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: Rep. Nancy Pelosi is poised to once again become speaker of the House of Representatives. Unfortunately, she is contemplating new congressional rules – pushed by corporate Democrats and Republicans – that would give Republicans veto power over huge parts of the Democratic agenda.1,2,3 Right now – before Leader Pelosi officially becomes speaker but…

Why Donald Trump needs to increase immigration

Over the past couple of weeks, the Trump administration and its allies have been engaging in a lot of wishful thinking. Fresh off the strong second quarter economic growth number of 4.1 percent, Trump told a gathering of business leaders next quarter “could be in the fives.” Not content to rest there, the President echoed…

A Good Write Up About Coal Country.

I just want to link to this Huffington Post article on one “solution” to disappearing coal jobs in Kentucky: Huffington Post. To wit, let’s build a federal prison where a coal mine was at. The article deals with the difficulties and struggles of those in coal country in Kentucky, and it tries to point out…