Tag Archives: Obama

Is This The Trump Economy?

Most political analysts believe that the only way Trump is surviving this presidency is because the economy is doing so well. Trump’s continuous talking points relate around that point. But is Trump responsible for how the economy is doing? Is this really “his” economy? The evidence would indicate that he is merely a placeholder for […]

Sequester: Poppin’ Pigs or Hurtful Cuts?

Those damn 1% of us Americans and their deep pockets. Crooks and Liars’ Johnson recently wondered where the money went as 40% of us are making less than the 1968 minimum wage: “If the minimum wage had risen in step with productivity growth [since 1968], it would be over $16.50 an hour today. That is higher than the hourly wages […]