Trump Administration Signals it Will Agree to Budget Deal without Funding for the Wall

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The White House is signaling Congress that the President is willing to agree to a budget deal to fund the government, even if it excludes funding for a border wall. Appearing on CNN’s the Lead with Jake Tapper, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told the host that the President was more than willing to sign a spending bill that excluded funding for the border wall because the Democrats had signaled that they were willing …

Democrats: Trump Must Surrender On Funding For A Border Wall To Avoid A Government Shutdown On His 100th Day In Office

Michael Snyder ECONOMY, FEATURED ARTICLES, POLITICAL, U.S. NEWS, WATCHMEN ON THE WALL 0 Comments

Is Donald Trump going to unconditionally surrender to the Democrats and completely give up his dream of building a border wall in order to avoid a government shutdown on his 100th day in office?  As I have warned before, the Democrats are perfectly willing to force a government shutdown if the Trump administration and the Republicans in Congress do not let them win all of the key battles in this funding bill fight.  It is …

11 Facts That Prove That The U.S. Economy In 2017 Is In Far Worse Shape Than It Was In 2016

Michael Snyder ECONOMY, FEATURED ARTICLES, POLITICAL, U.S. NEWS, WATCHMEN ON THE WALL 0 Comments

There is much debate about where the U.S. economy is ultimately heading, but what everybody should be able to agree on is that economic conditions are significantly worse this year than they were last year.  It is being projected that U.S. economic growth for the first quarter will be close to zero, thousands of retail stores are closing, factory output is falling, and restaurants and automakers have both fallen on very hard times.  As economic …

The Real Reason For America’s Looming Retirement Crisis

Michael Snyder ECONOMY, FEATURED ARTICLES, POLITICAL, U.S. NEWS, WATCHMEN ON THE WALL 0 Comments

Did you know that approximately 40 percent of all American workers have absolutely nothing saved for retirement? And did you know that pension funds in the United States are currently underfunded by about six trillion dollars? Social Security is supposed to be the underlying safety net for our entire retirement system, but it is essentially just a massive Ponzi scheme that everyone agrees is heading for a major disaster. Now that the Baby Boomers have …

President Trump Promises that Hard Working Americans will be Heard and Supported

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President Trump is keeping himself laser-focused on jobs, jobs, jobs. His most recent weekly address continued the theme that he has been pounding for the last 2 years, namely, we must support the American worker by defending our economy and creating new jobs. A new optimism is sweeping our country as we return power from Washington and give it back to the American People, where it belongs. For too long, American workers were forgotten by …

Why Are So Many Millennials Living With Their Parents Instead Of Getting Married And Starting Their Own Families?

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Did you know that the percentage of 18 to 34-year-old Americans that are married and living with a spouse has dropped by more than half since 1975? Back then, 57 percent of everyone in that age group “lived with a spouse”, but today that number has dropped to just 27 percent. These numbers come from “the Changing Economics and Demographics of Young Adulthood” report that was just released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Some are …

Tech Stocks Experience Their Longest Losing Streak In 5 Years As Panic Begins To Grip The Market

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S&P 500 tech stocks have now fallen for 9 days in a row.  The last time tech stocks declined for so many days in a row was in 2012, and that was the only other time in history when we have seen such a long losing streak.  As I have stated before, the post-election “Trump rally” is officially done, and the market is starting to roll over as investors begin to realize that all of …

Trump Wins Again: Toyota Pours Billions into America, China makes Concessions on Trade

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Despite the almost constant criticism from the media and their friends on the left, President Trump continues to roll right along with his agenda to revitalize the American economy, bring jobs back to the United States, and now he’s even gotten China to make some concessions in their trade deals with us. On Monday, Toyota announced that it would be spending $1.3 BILLION on a plant in Georgetown, Kentucky. Moreover, this investment is just the …