While Businesses Soar on Trump-Backed Tax Cuts, Jobless Claims Just Hit 45-Year Low

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Full story at The Independent Journal Review, image from ijr.com (donald trump, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, potus, president, trump, workforce, working class, unemployment) – 1/18/18

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Trump Tells Blue-Collar Workers ‘We Are All Deplorables’ — Listen To Their Response

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Full story and video at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller.com (donald trump, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, potus, president, trump, workers, workforce, working class, deplorables) – 1/18/18

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164 Companies Credit Tax Reform For Bonuses And Pay Raises

ㅤ”The list has been continually updated and jumped from 40 companies to 164 in 10 days, The Washington Examiner reports.
ㅤThe businesses include: American Airlines, AT&T, several prominent savings and loan banks, Boeing, Comcast, Pacific Power, and Visa.
ㅤThe list shows what each company paid in bonuses and includes attached statements or press releases, saying tax reform was the catalyst for each company’s decision.”


Full story at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller.com (jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, tax cuts, tax rates, tax reform, taxes, workforce, working class, bonuses, pay raises) – 1/15/18

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Walmart to raise wages and give bonuses, citing GOP tax cuts

ㅤ”Walmart announced Thursday it plans to raise starting wages and give a one-time bonus to employees, citing the tax reform bill passed by Republicans and signed into law by President Trump last month.”

ㅤô¿ô …RIght on.

Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from wordpress.com (jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, tax cuts, tax rates, tax reform, taxes, wages, workforce, working class, walmart) – 1/11/18.

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US Bancorp Rewards Its Minimum-Wage Workers, Thanks to GOP Tax Reform Package

ㅤ”The company will give nearly 60,000 employees a $1,000 bonus, and hourly employees will see their wages increase to a minimum of $15 an hour. A contribution of $150 million will also be given to the U.S. Bank Foundation.”

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Rep Bustos: Dems Will ‘Perpetually Be in the Minority’ If They Continue Identity Politics, ‘Ignore’ the Economy


ㅤPictured: Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

Full story at Breitbart, image from house(.gov) • democratic party, democratic socialists, democrats, identity politics, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, progressives, socialists, workforce, working class, cheri bustos, bustos • 12/29/17ㅤHome

Winning: American Unemployment Claims Stay at Record 17-Year Low

ㅤ”The American economy reached its 147th straight week that unemployment claims dipped below 300,000, which marks the longest unemployment streak since 1970.”

Full story at Breitbart, image from breitbart(.com) • economy, gdp, gross domestic product, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, workforce, working class, unemployment • 12/28/17 ㅤHome

Making Christmas Merry Again: Retail Sales Boom 4.9 Percent

ㅤ”Shoppers were out in force this year, pushing retail sales up at their fastest pace since 2011, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse.
ㅤSales rose 4.9 percent from November 1 through Christmas Eve, handily beating the 3.7 percent gain of last year. Online retail sales rose 18.1 percent.
ㅤ’Overall, this year was a big win for retail,’ Mastercard’s Sarah Quinlan told the Wall Street Journal.
ㅤThe rising sales figures reflect near record high consumer confidence and a strong jobs market. Consumer confidence hit its highest level in 17 years in November. Unemployment fell to a 17 year low in October.”

ㅤô¿ô …Anyone paying attention had predicted this would happen.

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2018: What’s Next for Obamacare

ㅤ”The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act repealed the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. Obamacare mandated that Americans who forgo health insurance would have to pay $695 or 2.5 percent of their income, whichever is larger. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) found that 80 percent of those who pay the Obamacare mandate fine make less than $50,000 a year, making the mandate’s repeal a huge middle-class tax cut.”

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Manufacturing Boom: Philly Fed Index Unexpectedly Jumps on Accelerating Factory Momentum

ㅤ”Manufacturing growth is accelerating into the end of the year, defying expectations that recent growth would slow, according to data from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve.
ㅤThe Philly Fed’s Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey soared up to a reading of 26.2 in December, up from 22.7. Economists had been expecting a slight downtick to 21.8.”

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TAX CUT WIN: AT&T Announces $1 Billion in Capital Spending and $1000 Bonuses for More Than 200,000 U.S. Employees

ㅤ”‘Congress, working closely with the President, took a monumental step to bring taxes paid by U.S. businesses in line with the rest of the industrialized world,’ said AT&T chief Randall Stephenson. ‘This tax reform will drive economic growth and create good-paying jobs.'”

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