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With Budget Plan, Trump Signals ‘Tough Love’ Approach To UN

March 18, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ The Trump administration is promising to reconsider America’s relationship with the United Nations, with the White House aiming to limit U.S. financial contributions to the global body, and to enact reforms. In his first action suggesting a new approach to the international organization, President Donald Trump released a budget proposal Wednesday […]

Australian Economy – Another Budget Blow: $13 Billion In Savings To Be Written Off

February 15, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Another Budget blow, thanks to the Australian Labor Party, the Greens and a broken Australian Senate which gets its muscle by saying no. With gross debt set to smash through $500 billion this year, we have a Parliament so paralysed by self interest that it is unable to save us: The […]

Not A Party Pooper

January 12, 2017 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ “I like birthdays,” said my granddaughter last year. “You get presents. You turn another number.” She had just turned five. “Next year, I’ll be six,” she added matter-of-factly and that day comes Saturday. She’s a New-Year’s-Eve baby who arrived just in time to give her parents a tax deduction for 2010. […]

Government Expansion In The West And It’s Economic Consequences

January 1, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ It is clear based on this stage of political evolution in the West that democracy – to the extent it has meaning – is a form of inclusiveness, expanding the horizons of political participation. On one level it makes sense, why should anyone be denied participation when interests in the aggregate […]

Slate, Vanity Fair Slam Trump, Predict He Could ‘Nuke’ Economy

December 29, 2016 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Liberals still sore over Donald Trump’s electoral victory are bashing the president-elect by any means, including through liberal media outlets. In the latest volley, left-wing Slate and Vanity Fair both attacked Trump for how he’ll hurt the economy and Americans’ finances a day before Trump was scheduled to deliver an economic […]

Australian Economy – Too Tricky, That “Surplus”

December 23, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Are you  surprised? The Australian Federal Coalition Government’s wafer-thin projected 2020-21 surplus, the linchpin of the nation’s AAA rating, is achieved entirely by a change in accounting for the Future Fund headed by Peter Costello — the man responsible for the last budget surplus in 2007-08. The projected budget surplus of […]

The Only Republic Turnbull Will Give Australia Is A Banana One

December 18, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ How could Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull think that beating the republican drum yesterday when tomorrow could reveal not only a debt blowout but a cut in Australia’s credit rating that puts us even deeper in trouble? Turnbull’s frolic yesterday: Malcolm Turnbull has called for a new road map on an […]