Politics & Government

HORIST: Trump scores in Argentina

Even as the #NeverTrump media picks at minutia to continue to spin stories to fill their pipeline of negative news narratives, the President has come out of the G20 summit in Argentina with some commendable outcomes. Tremendous wins. The Trump/Xi tête-à-tête was not only the most important face-to-face discussion in Argentina, it may be the most important negotiation between the ...

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What Small Business wants from the new Congress

The mid-term elections are now behind us, and small businesses across America march on. Politics and regulation, among other things, play such a large role in the life of an entrepreneurial venture. Policies legislated can have a big impact on macroeconomic issues like job creation, wages, and production. The upcoming 116th United States Congress will need to address the concerns ...

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Trump, Auto Unions not Happy with GM Downsizing

There are two sides to every coin. In this case, you find General Motors and Wall Street in general on one side, and President Trump and the unions on the other. Strange partnerships perhaps, but each will do what is in their best interests. Let’s begin by looking at what happened. General Motors said Monday it will cut up to ...

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HORIST: MEMO: To the left-wing media (a Thanksgiving message?)

For more than half a century, I have been more than just a consumer of news. I have been the subject of thousands of news articles and interviews. At times in my life, I have been part of the Fourth Estate as a talk show host and columnist. In my business, I have represented individuals, companies, associations and candidates in ...

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China well on the way to Orwellian Economy

The globalists among you will want to determine quickly if you want China and its dystopian society on your side. The fable so prophetically crafted by 1984 exhibits what might happen to an economy that is taken over by Big Brother. The dictatorship witnessed by Orwell was influenced by Stalinism and the flowering Nazism, forms of brutal totalitarian regimes that ...

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Russia Dismissing Dollar after U.S. Imposed Sanctions

Recent U.S. sanctions against Russia for, among other things, its actions in the Ukraine, have led President Putin to attempt to downplay the role of the dollar in the domestic Russian economy. While on the surface it may not seem significant that the Treasury Department announced sanctions against two individuals and one entity for “serious human rights abuses” and sanctions ...

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Federal Reserve Criticized by Wall Street on Balance Sheet Unwind

Federal Reserve

Whether it is President Trump or the powers that be on Wall Street, the Federal Reserve is taking constant heat over interest rates, its balance sheet, and just about everything else it does. Trump has tweeted many times of his disdain for the Fed’s desire to raise rates and potentially cool the economic growth. He has also questioned Chairman Powell ...

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Don’t Get Too Excited About the Post-Midterm Jump

The overall market jumped sharply higher on Wednesday after the results of the midterm election results were known. Some analysts were speculating that the jump was due to the Republicans retaining control of the Senate while others were speculating it is because the Democrats took control of the House. Personally, I think the reason for the big jump was simply ...

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A Patriot’s Responsibility: Why You Need to Vote

This may come as a surprise to hear, especially two years later; but Donald Trump didn’t actually win the presidential election of 2016. No… Hillary Clinton didn’t either, after all the electoral college was designed the way it is on purpose and we all know she’s allergic to winning anyhow. Actually, the true winner of the 2016 election by an ...

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