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A Record-Number Of Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs And Starting Businesses

In what’s now being called the “Great Resignation,” a record number of employees have quit their jobs since the lockdowns started. Month after month since 2020, the number of people leaving jobs voluntarily has broken historical records. All told, some 36.3 million people quit in 2020. Through November of 2021, some 43.1 million Americans quit their jobs, according to the…

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Democrats Try To Hide Worsening Congestion At California Ports

President Joe Biden, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, and other Democrats are hiding, not fixing, congestion at California’s ports. This is another example of Democrats placing their image ahead of the public’s well-being. Meanwhile, the problem is worsening. At recent press conferences, Biden administration and California officials bragged about a 37 percent drop in the number of containers stacked more than…

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Unionizing Truckers Will Only Make The Supply Chain Crisis Worse

In an opinion piece for Newsweek online, truck driver Cyrus Tharpe assures us that the challenges faced by the United States supply chain are not the cause of a trucker shortage. It is instead a shortage in driver pay that is the culprit. In his experience, truckers are “essential workers” that get “garbage pay” for a dangerous and difficult job.…

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How Easy Federal Money Could Be Laying The Groundwork For Another Housing Crash

If you think federal policies have caused sticker shock when you go to the department store or buy groceries, just wait for even more effects on the housing market. Unlike most prices for consumer goods and staples, for housing, what goes up can indeed go down—and may do so in the relatively near future. It’s another example of government causing…

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Yes, Joe Biden’s Policies Are Inflating The Cost Of Your Thanksgiving Meal

Inflation is having a tangible impact on the holiday dinner table. Research shows that this year, Americans will pay 15 percent more for their Thanksgiving meal. A traditional dinner for 10, including turkey, bread stuffing, sweet potatoes, rolls with butter, peas, cranberries, a relish tray of carrots and celery, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, coffee, and milk or water to…

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Why Republican Populists Should Be All Over The Alabama Coal Miners’ Strike

On Nov. 4, New York City police arrested a group of coal miners peacefully protesting outside the Manhattan headquarters of BlackRock, the biggest financial asset manager in the United States. The demonstrators were there because of a bitter strike by the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) that began last April against Warrior Met Coal, Inc., which mines non-thermal metallurgical,…

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How Biden Is Laying The Foundation For A ‘Great Reset’ Of America

Despite the corporate press framing Joe Biden as an ideological “moderate,” the president has repeatedly called for dramatic policy changes affecting the U.S. economy, many of which are totally out of step with the views of most Americans. The most important of these changes stem from Biden’s deep ties to the globalist “Great Reset” campaign, a movement started in mid-2020…

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The Left’s Favorite Labor Shortage Theory Undermines Some Of Their Own Favorite Causes

In this week’s edition of “How Mentally Slow Leftists Undermine Themselves Without Even Knowing It…” There’s a popular theory on the left for why frustrating labor shortages persist, even after those sweet federal COVID unemployment benefits have dried up. Here’s how Paul Krugman of The New York Times put it Thursday: Well, it’s only speculation, but it seems quite possible…

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Today’s Left To Americans: You Can’t Make It Without Welfare

New York Times columnist David Brooks recently argued that Democrats’ proposed trillions of dollars in new government spending would provide dignity for the common man. Brooks misses not just the fact that the Biden agenda would undermine work, robbing millions of middle-class Americans of the dignity of a job, but also the patronizing premise underlying the left’s goals. In the…

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Biden Can’t Pin His Economic Train Wreck On People Who Oppose Medical Coercion

You probably saw that the Department of Labor’s September jobs report came out last week and that it was, in a word, abysmal. As one CNBC panelist reacted, “Woah … that is real low.” When President Joe Biden gave a speech addressing the report on Friday, he painted a rosy picture, of course, spinning the numbers into a glowing reflection…

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Why Are Democrats Hurtling The United States Towards A Stock Market Crash?

Since March 2020, $5.9 trillion in so-called relief spending authorized by Congress, as well as $3.3 trillion in quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve, has been pumped into the U.S. economy. America’s pandemic response resulted in 22 million jobs lost in a matter of months, and we still have 10 million fewer jobs than before March of last year. The fiscal and economic repercussions of going from stronger…

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How I Finally Found A New-Build Home In A Tight Market

When my husband and I realized last summer that, since we both work remotely, we could live anywhere, we first decided to move to Colorado and pursue a new build. We found many listings for “new construction” communities with images of beautiful new homes that were supposedly “ready to build.” We thought it would be easy to pick a home…

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No, Pandemic Babies Do Not Have Lower IQs

In the latest episode of pandemic fear-porn, media outlets have grabbed onto a new study claiming babies born during the last 18 months, in the midst of global masks and lockdowns, have lower IQ scores. A range of media outlets from The Guardian to Fox News grabbed on to the sensational headline, leaving many parents worried but also confused as…

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What’s Wrong With A Study Claiming It Found Job Discrimination By Using ‘Black Names’ On Fake Resumes

How pervasive is hiring discrimination against blacks in the United States? Those who push for more extensive racial intervention efforts by the government claim this sort of discrimination has not left us, that civil rights and equal opportunity laws are not sufficient to eliminate it, and a combination of greater government activism as well as more extensive private initiatives. But…

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The Nine Worst Unemployment Rates In The Country Are In Areas Run By Democrats

The nine worst unemployment rates in the country are in states and areas run by pro-lockdown Democrats. According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest unemployment rates in July were in blue states. Despite the flow of federal COVID-19 bailouts for the last year and a half, these states saw significantly higher rates of unemployment…

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Joe Biden’s Economy Is Already A Disaster. Here Is The Chart That Proves It

What is all this “Biden inflation tax” talk really about? What is the actual effect of inflation on the lives of real people? Well, below is a chart that compares yearly wage and inflation rates for each month from 2017 through July of this year using Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Wage rates are in blue and inflation (as measured by the consumer price…

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Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution Would Transform The U.S. Economy As We Know It

The weeks upon weeks of negotiations leading up to the passage of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill were just the prelude to the absolute whopper that is the Bernie Sanders budget resolution, which hit the wires Monday morning and will hit the Senate floor Tuesday. The $3.5 trillion document is a full-on attempt to remake the American economy, the labor markets,…

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U.S. Economy Underperforms Amid Rising Inflation And Supply Chain Shortages

Amid an economy inflated from massive government handouts and supply chain disruptions, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) increased at a 6.5 percent annual rate in the second quarter of 2021, falling significantly short of federal projections. The Commerce Department’s report released Thursday indicated U.S. GDP did not surge from April to June after the first quarter’s 6.3 percent annual growth…

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This Ruling Might Ultimately Torpedo Democrats’ Dangerous Legislative Agenda

An advisory ruling from an obscure Washington official last week might complicate the Biden administration’s efforts to push trillions of dollars in new taxes and spending. Multiple news stories confirmed the opinion from the Senate parliamentarian, Elizabeth MacDonough, which was not released publicly. In sum, it presents Democrats a potentially difficult decision later this year: they will either have to…

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