August 17, 2018

2.8 Million People Drop Off Food Stamps Under Trump.

More than 2.8 million people dropped off food stamps since President Trump’s first full month in office, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The latest USDA data shows that since Trump served his first full month in office in February 2017—when food stamp enrollment was at 42,134,301— participation in the […]

Choke On It, Liberals: U.S. Regains Rank As The World’s Most Competitive Economy Under Trump.

Oh, it’s a good day for sure. Ever since the Trump tax cuts became law, the U.S. economy has been booming. Second quarter growth reached four percent; wages for U.S. workers reached their highest levels in a decade. Unemployment is at an 18-year low, with confidence levels from the small business community and consumers reaching […]

Unemployment Near Lowest Level in 50 Years – Hourly Earnings Up 2.7%

The unemployment rate continued to drop in July to around its lowest level in 50 years. Wages continue to rise under President Trump. CNBC reported: Payroll growth turned sluggish in July after two robust months, though the unemployment rate edged lower and the overall jobs picture continued to look solid, according to Labor Department numbers […]

Hispanic Unemployment Rate Reaches Record Low Two Months in a Row.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday the Hispanic unemployment rate sunk to a record low in the month of July — marking two consecutive months where this figure hit all-time lows. The Hispanic unemployment rate dropped from a previous record of 4.6 to 4.5 percent in July. President Donald Trump has made job creation for […]

More Winning: US Worker Pay Hits Highest Level in a Decade, Consumer Confidence Nears 18-Year Peak.

Meanwhile, the economy keeps on ticking.  On the heels of consecutive, excellent jobs reports and a very strong quarter of GDP growth, CNBC flags another hopeful sign of economic health.  One of the metrics on which the US economy has lagged for years is wages.  Democrats have been zeroing in on that issue in recent […]

Newt Gingrich: Trump’s GDP achieves Mission Impossible (and shocks his critics)

Early in his presidency, when Donald Trump said U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) would exceed 3 percent growth, the supposed experts in the mainstream media claimed such growth would most likely be impossible. In fact, the experts claimed unemployment would have to reach zero percent and immigration would have to double to meet such a […]

Media continue attacking Trump despite his week of accomplishments and strong economic growth.

If Ronald Reagan was the “Teflon president,” Donald Trump must be the Incredible Hulk president. The more the left and the media attack him, the stronger he gets. 1. This past week was a great example. It began with CNN worrying that fears of Russian collusion had seeped into the “bloodstream” of American politics after […]

USDA Secretary Perdue: President Trump Stands with American Farmers.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue used a sports analogy in a USA Today op-ed last week to explain how President Donald Trump’s trade agenda supports American farmers. “In the Olympics, if opposing athletes continuously broke the rules while the officials let them get away with it, American fans would want our coaches to […]

US Economy Grew At 4.1 Percent Rate In Second Quarter Of 2018

The U.S. economy grew at the strongest rate in roughly four years in the second quarter of 2018, matching economists’ high growth expectations heading into Friday’s announcement. Gross domestic product — the total value of all final goods and services in the U.S. economy — grew at a 4.1 percent rate in the second quarter, […]

Trump To Hand Out Billions In Aid To Farmers Caught In The Trade War Crossfire

The Trump administration reportedly plans to extend $12 billion in emergency financial assistance to farmers negatively affected by the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, among others, Politico reported Tuesday. With tens of billions of dollars in tariffs already in effect and the possibility of tariffs on exports worth hundreds of billions of […]

Eat It, Liberals: Trump Economy’s Second Quarter Growth Projected To Hit 4.1 Percent

If Donald Trump wins the election, the stock market will collapse. He doesn’t have an agenda that can create jobs. You all heard the doomsday talk. In the end, three million jobs have been created since Trump was elected. The Dow Jones broke 26,000, and had a 5,000-point surgelast year—the largest annual gain ever. All […]

Fed raises interest rates again as unemployment nears record lows.

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates 0.25 points as the bank aims to prevent a tight labor market from driving inflation to unsustainable levels. The central bank raised the federal funds rate to a 1.75–2 percent target range, the second increase under Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. The Fed was widely expected to raise […]

President Trump Gives ‘Hurt’ Trudeau And ‘Rip-Off’ EU An Economics Lesson — ‘Fair Trade’ Is ‘Fool Trade’

President Trump: ‘Fair Trade Is Now To Be Called Fool Trade’ The ongoing feud between President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued Sunday evening when Trump defined nonreciprocal trade as “fool trade” in a tweet. Why should I, as President of the United States, allow countries to continue to make Massive Trade Surpluses, […]

G7 Summit: Trump Gives Masterclass in ‘America First’ to Globalists.

President Donald Trump wrapped up a whirlwind trip to Quebec, Canada for the G7 Summit Saturday, reaffirming his “America First” approach to trade in a series of highly-anticipated meetings with world leaders. Prior to leaving for the gathering, President Trump said Russian president Vladimir Putin, booted from the group for annexing Crimea, should be invited to future […]

Trump’s Economy Delivers Highest Level of Job Openings Ever Recorded.

The number of job openings for Americans has surged to the highest level ever recorded by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, newly released economic data reveals. There are now a record 6.7 million job openings for Americans in President Trump’s economy, far exceeding the number of unemployed Americans. As Breitbart News’s financial editor, John Carney, noted, […]

The US economy suddenly looks like it’s unstoppable.

Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images. A worker assembles truck engine cooling module components at the MAHLE Behr Charleston Inc. auto part facility in Charleston, South Carolina. Friday’s economic data provided evidence the U.S. economy is heading into the second half of 2018 with strong momentum. Nonfarm payrolls beat expectations while manufacturing and construction […]

Job Growth for Foreign Workers Growing Twice as Fast as for Native Born Americans.

Job growth for foreign born workers is growing more than twice as fast as it is for native born American citizens, newly released labor data reveals. According to the May 2018 Jobs Report, employment for foreign born workers grew three percent over the last year. In the same time period, employment for native born Americans […]

Flashback: Hillary Predicted Trump’s Tax Plan Would Destroy Millions of Jobs. It’s Doing Precisely the Opposite.

At the final 2016 presidential debate, Hillary Clinton cited “independent experts” (namely, this guy, whose predictions about President Trump’s impact on the economy have been proven laughably wrong thus far) in asserting that Trump’s tax plan would cost the US millions of jobs and risked plunging the economy into another major downturn — the latter […]

U.S. Budget Just Made History: Best Month Ever.

In April, the federal government took in a record sum of $515 billion in taxes, according to a newly released Congressional Budget Office report. During that time, we spent $297 billion. Yes, you read that correctly: We actually took in more than we spent — a lot more. That $218 billion surplus is, in fact, […]

Record exports cut US trade deficit to $49 billion.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record exports trimmed the U.S. trade deficit in March, the first drop in seven months in a massive gap that President Donald Trump is determined to shrink with an aggressive America first policy. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit — the difference between what America sells and what it buys in […]

Black, Hispanic unemployment rates hit record lows in April.

The unemployment rate for black workers hit the lowest on record in April, according to the latest jobs figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. The unemployment rate for black workers dropped to 6.6 percent, beating the previous record low of 6.8 percent set in December. The jobless rate for Hispanics fell to […]

Numerous states — both red and blue — are experiencing record-low unemployment.

Fourteen states have reached record-low unemployment rates in the past 12 months. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) States with a wide variety of political and economic profiles have hit record-low unemployment rates over the last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fourteen states have set records for low unemployment over the last year, including eight that set […]

Food Stamp Usage Drops over Half-Million in a Single Month.

More than half a million people dropped off the food stamp rolls in a single month, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA data reveals that a total of 587,792 people discontinued their participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) between December 2017 and January 2018. The latest numbers […]

Big Shift: Large Majority of Voters Now Crediting Trump, Not Obama, For Economic Gains.

An interesting polling result for a few reasons, not the least of which is the fact that Q-polls have been pretty terrible for Republicans in the Trump era. First off, the trajectory here is good for Trump. Early on in 2017, Obama was winning the strong majority of credit for an improving US economy. By […]

Progressive Dem: Trump ‘Right to Raise Tariffs’ as America’s China Policy Has Been ‘Schizophrenic’

A couple walk by an American flag signboard outside a supermarket selling imported groceries at the Qingdao bonded zone in east China’s Shandong province on April 5, 2018. (Chinatopix via AP) WASHINGTON – Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), expressed support for the trade actions President Trump has taken […]

Breaking: Trump hits China with billions more in retaliatory tariffs.

President Donald Trump responded to tariffs from China with a threat Thursday of $100 billion more in retaliatory tariffs. Here’s what Trump said “In light of China’s unfair retaliation, I have instructed the [United States Trade Representative] to consider whether $100 billion of additional tariffs would be appropriate,” read the statement,  according to CNN Money. “Rather than remedy […]

TWO MILLION Leave Food Stamp Rolls in Trump’s First Year — Saving Country $3 Billion Annually.

Over two million people left the food stamp rolls in President Trump’s first year in office. The Washington Free Beacon reported: The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, declined by more than two million in fiscal year 2017, according to data released by the […]

Podcast: What Larry Kudlow Will Do for the Nation’s Economy.

Steve Moore, a friend of Larry Kudlow, pictured, says he’s long focused on economic growth. (Photo: Brendan McDermid/Reuters/Newscom) The Heritage Foundation’s Steve Moore joins us today to talk about the announcement that his friend Larry Kudlow, who worked in the Reagan administration and on CNBC, will become director of the National Economic Council. Moore and […]

BREAKING: President Trump Has Chosen His Next Economic Advisor.

President Trump has chosen economist Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as his senior economic advisor and leader of the National Economic Council. Kudlow, best known for his time as a host on CNBC of “The Kudlow Report,” will join the administration in the coming weeks. Cohn is leaving on good terms after disagreeing with […]

Why Trump’s Tariff Declaration Is Brilliant.

President Trump is the most masterful negotiating presence in the White House of not just the modern era, but in American history. You free-trade establishment types need to pipe down, listen up, and learn a thing or two. In the president’s brief statement Thursday in the signing of the tariff declaration, Trump let slip a […]

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