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Walter E. Williams: Undermining Academic Achievement

Walter E. Williams, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement, “The president’s decision to ask Betsy DeVos to run the Department of Education should offend every single American man, woman, and child who has benefitted from the public education system in this country.” Expressing similar sentiments, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond

2016 U.S. Merchandise Trade Deficit: $734,316,300,000

Terence P. Jeffrey | CNS News, China was the greatest contributor to the U.S. merchandise trade deficit for the year. The United States ran a merchandise trade deficit of $734,316,300,000 in 2016, according to data released today by the Census Bureau. During 2016, the U.S. imported $2,188,940,500,000 in goods but exported only $1,454,624,200,000. The People’s

National Urban Myths League: When Race Trumps Truth

Ryan Bomberger, I’ve not been a fan of the National Urban League’s leftist ideology since 2010. That’s when I stopped my daily diet of fake news from mainstream media. Now, the National Urban…I’ll say it…National Urban Myths League has put out a bogus report card on Barack Obama’s performance as president. They’ve deemed his presidency

Every 33 Seconds An Immigrant Is Added to US

Leah Barkoukis,  The United States’ population will increase by one person every 17 seconds, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s population projections for the new year. These stats come from projections that show there will be a new birth in the U.S. every eight seconds, a death every 11 seconds, and a new immigrant (legal

Democrats Plotting ‘Collision Course’ With Trump’s Tax Plan

Congressional Democrats say they’ll try to thwart Republican plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code by portraying them as a boon for the rich that betrays President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to fight for working Americans. “There’s going to be opposition if these tax cuts are directed to the people at the top again,” said

WOW: 35 Percent Of All Americans Have Debt That Is At Least 180 Days Past Due

Michael Snyder, More than a third of all Americans can’t pay their debts.  I don’t know about you, but to me that is a shocking figure.  As you will see below, 35 percent of the people living in this country have debt in collections.  When a debt is in  collections, it is at least 180

Americans blame Washington gridlock for slow economic growth

Americans blame political gridlock in Washington for the country’s declining economic competitiveness and hold both Democrats and Republicans responsible, a Harvard Business School study released on Wednesday found. The study noted that U.S. gross domestic product grew at a rate of about 2 percent since 2000, well below the 3 to 4 percent average in

The new GDP numbers are terrible. No wonder Hillary won’t talk about the economy

Steve Moore, No wonder Hillary doesn’t want to talk about the economy. ‎ We got revised GDP numbers from the Commerce Department on Friday and the economy actually did slightly WORSE than originally estimated. Growth was 1.1 percent in the second quarter of this year and less than 1 percent for the first six months

Trump is Right: Homeownership is at a 51-year low

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has often used economic statistics to attack President Barack Obama’s administration, and he did the same following the Democratic National Convention. “American homeownership rate in Q2 2016 was 62.9% – lowest rate in 51yrs,” Trump tweeted July 30, 2016. “WE will bring back the ‘American Dream!” We haven’t fact-checked Trump on


Hillary Clinton Is Campaigning For President Obama’s Third Term, But Their Economic Policies Will Lead To More Job Losses And Increased Poverty In Ohio And Pennsylvania Clinton Has Explicitly Campaigned On A Continuation Of President Obama’s Policies: The Washington Post Said Clinton Was Positioning “Herself As President Obama’s Heir Apparent.” “So it looks as if Hillary Clinton is