We don’t think the IRS will like President Trump’s simplified tax code.
Charles Hugh Smith: The Left’s Descent into Facism
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
Some perspective on the gender pay gap:
The FED announced a quarter point increase in interest rates today. Fox News story
(Not to mention many jobs converted to part-time due to Obamacare.)
Democrats made college unaffordable, now as they push for $15 minimum wage, businesses speed up replacing jobs where young Americans work, in favor of kiosks.
The U.S. geological survey has discovered the largest amount of untapped oil in the United States. More from Business Insider
President Obama is ramping up his power grab. He just set the record for most regulations issued in one day (527).
Regulation leaderboard by page count per year (not counting Memorandums, which also grab executive power) . . .
The most important video you will ever see…
HOW THE DEBT AFFECTS YOU
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HOW and WHY the GOVERNMENT WILL BORROW YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS
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Guess who runs the least free states?