UPDATE: It has been 10 years (Feb. 7, 2008) since the announcement by HSB which started the housing crisis, caused by Democrats pandering for votes. (Excellent timeline at Zerohedge)
What “The Big Short” movie left out…
By History Infographics — Sources . . .
Thankful for small business Saturday …
FLASHBACK: Jonathan Gruber proposes “fixing” Obamacare by increasing fines for not participating, which according to CNN are $700 on average.
lucky patcher app
Democrats already screwed up tuition costs, now they want to further penalize young Americans.
Tuitions costs infographic
April 15, 2017: Over 20 101st Airborne troops sent to Somalia to train forces fighting radical Islamist group al-Shabab
May 5: Death of U.S. Navy Seal announced outside Mogadishu.
Loss of Somalia to radical Islamists could force maritime trade to travel around the African continent. Read more at Geopoliticalfutures.com
Obama created Somali enclave in Amarillo, Texas. They elected their own mayors. (Watchdog.org)
Democrats are complaining that President Trump’s new simplified tax proposal would grow the deficit. We ask since when do Democrats care about deficits or debt?
By Historyinfographics.com — Extensive sources links . . .
We don’t think the IRS will like President Trump’s simplified tax code.
Charles Hugh Smith has an interesting breakdown of what caused the trend of increased capital in the top 0.1%.
Smith says the economy shifted from production to financialization.
(Mixed with computer advances and higher health care replacing and displacing labor)
(Basically bigger government intervention helps the very rich, which is why they favored Hillary Clinton)
Venezuela stopped reporting their money supply: (Zerohedge story)
Similar to the Weimar Republic in 1922 when it took a wheelbarrow full of money to buy a loaf of bread.
Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Wyoming saw downturns as of the third quarter in 2016 according to report (PDF) by Kansas Fed Economist Jason Brown:
FLASHBACK: “In a way we are just a welcoming crew” — Border Patrol official
(Besides manufacturing and construction jobs which the Trump Administration is bringing back)
Midland, Texas leads the country. Sorry San Francisco.
Some perspective on the gender pay gap: