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Mid-Day Digest

September 12, 2018 by

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Sep. 12, 2018 THE FOUNDATION “Industry is increased, commodities are multiplied, agriculture and manufacturers flourish: and herein consists the true wealth and prosperity of a state.” —Alexander Hamilton (1790) Comment | Share IN TODAY’S EDITION More businesses are being created than ever, with record job openings. The pope offers thoughts on the sex scandal, but he wasn’t […]

Jobs Boom, Deep State Update + More

September 9, 2018 by

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By Gary Bauer ~  The Trump economy created 201,000 new jobs in August, exceeding economists’ expectations, and the unemployment rate remains historically low at 3.9%. Equally important, wages went up by 2.9%. Friday’s news comes on the heels of reports that weekly jobless claims hit a 49-year low. This is great news, my friends. I know things […]

Teaching The Teachers The Communist Manifesto At Radford

September 5, 2018 by

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By Lars Hagen ~  Roanoke Times, 9-3-2018, ½-Pg 7: Our plantation economy By a professor at Radford University teaching teachers https://www.roanoke.com/opinion/commentary/langrehr-our-plantation-economy/article_bf91e736-964d-54cc-9710-146c4d664a83.html – – Based on today’s economic recovery vs Obama’s 8-years of economic malaise, if we have a ‘plantation economy’ then clearly, for 8-years, Obama was ‘the Uncle Tom” of the plantation. http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2018/09/celebrate-trumps-us-labor-day-results.html – The author’s extension of Marx’s […]

Labor Day and the American Worker

September 3, 2018 by

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An opportunity to survey some good things happening for the workers we celebrate.~  By Nate Jackson  ~  Today is Labor Day, and that means the “unofficial” end of summer on a day of celebration of the American worker. The holiday originated in the late 19th century and was born of the labor movement, though many Americans, […]

MLK’s ‘Dream’ Speech Is Coming True, His Niece Says

September 3, 2018 by

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(Editor’s note: I know her message took place a week ago, but her message is important and timeless. Something to mull over on this Labor Day. Enjoy your day.) By Rachel del Guidice ~  “So the opportunity [is increasing] to let people come into a place of dignity and equality in America, not based on skin color, […]

Trump Rolls Back Obama’s Anti-Coal Regs

August 22, 2018 by

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The EPA is set to end the Clean Power Plan’s onerous regulations on coal-power plants. By Thomas Gallatin  ~ Today, the Environmental Protection Agency will follow through on one of President Donald Trump’s major campaign promises in announcing plans for rolling back Barack Obama’s coal-killing environmental regulations on power-plant emissions. According to The Wall Street Journal, “The new […]

The Earliest Signing Of The NDAA In 40 Years Is A Giant Step In Rebuilding The Military

August 15, 2018 by

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By Frederico Bartels ~ With President Donald Trump’s signature Monday at Fort Drum, New York, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2019 will be the earliest a defense authorization bill has become law since 1978. Forty years ago, the bill was 16 pages long and was called the “Department of Defense […]