July 18, 2018

Private-sector jobs grow by 235,000 in February, vs 195,000 expected: ADP/Moody’s Analytics.

* Private payrolls rose by 235,000 in February, well above Wall Street estimates of 195,000, according to a report from ADP and Moody’s Analytics * Growth actually decelerated slightly, as January posted an upwardly revised 244,000 from the initially reported 234,000. * The Moody’s/ADP report precedes the more closely watched Labor Department nonfarm payrolls count, […]

Taxpayers Could See Benefits From GOP Tax Bill as Early as February.

Taxpayers could see the benefits from Republicans’ tax reform as early as February, one tax expert says. “Certainly early next year, February probably, businesses will start deducting less from employees’ paychecks, and so there you will see a benefit, you will have higher take-home income when your employer is sending less of your money to […]

February was a blowout month for U.S. job creation, ADP says

  C’mon, you say. Trump’s policies aren’t even really in place yet. They certainly haven’t had time to have any real effect on anyone’s economic activity. You can’t seriously be giving Trump credit for this. Can you? Can you??? Hey. Hey. I just report numbers here, people. I just report the numbers. Employment in the […]

Is February 28, 2017, ‘The Night the Democratic Party Died’?

I was once a Democrat.  In those days, I thought I was on the team of truth, justice, and the American way. It was fun to be a Democrat then.  But… Bye, bye Miss American Pie.  Drove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry.  I woke up. I’m no longer a Democrat (it’s […]

The Untold Story (February 2016) – The Evangelical Vote

Ted Cruz took Iowa after winning a third of the evangelical vote.  Rubio and Trump each won about 20 percent. Washington Post  But the 2016 GOP race is distinctive because there are so many candidates trying to woo evangelicals – the three mentioned plus Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee, and Rick Santorum. A long article in […]

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