Manufacturing Jobs Up 18,000 in May; 322,000 Under Trump

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ㅤ"In December 2016, the month before President Trump took office, there were 12,351,000 manufacturing jobs in the United States, according to BLS. In May, there were 12,673,000.
ㅤThat is the largest number of manufacturing jobs maintained by the U.S. economy since December 2008, the last month before President Barack Obama took office. In that month, there 12,850,000 manufacturing jobs. But in January 2009, the month Obama was inaugurated, manufacturing jobs dropped to 12,561,000."ㅤ

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3.9%: Unemployment Rate, Number of Unemployed at 17-Year Low

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MSNBC’s Matthews on tariffs: Trump is looking out for people that nobody else is looking out for

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ㅤ”‘This is about trying to keep some of the jobs in Pennsylvania,’ Matthews said. ‘This is Pat Buchanan stuff. It’s economic nationalism. It’s the feeling people have that Trump said I’ll be with you.'”

ㅤô¿ô …Right on. Rock on.


Full story and video at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 3/7/18.ㅤTags: jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, unemployment, workforce, working class.

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US economy faces impending skills gap

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ㅤ”‘It’s a national problem. We don’t have the skilled workforce that we need for the future,’ said David Long, the Republican leader of the Indiana state Senate. ‘We have to make sure we have the bodies to fill these jobs.'”

ㅤô¿ô …Why do we have the problem?


Full story at The Hill, image from nbcnews(.com) – 2/13/18.ㅤTags: jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, unemployment, workforce, working class.

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Poll: Trump Gets Best Approval Rating In 7 Months

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ㅤ”Additionally, 48 percent of Americans polled credit Trump with the state of the economy, while 41 percent say Obama deserves more credit.
ㅤThis poll also indicates a high point in approval of the economy under Trump, with 70 percent of respondents saying the economy is ‘excellent’ or ‘good.'”


Full story at The Daily Caller, image from mdihistory(.org) – 2/7/18.ㅤTags: economy, gdp, gross domestic product, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, unemployment, workforce, working class.

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More people quit their jobs in December than anytime in 16 years

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ㅤ”Economists generally see higher quits as a sign that workers have confidence that jobs are plentiful enough that they’ll find another position easily.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from oneclassblog(.com) – 2/6/18.ㅤTags: jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, unemployment, workforce, working class.

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Trump calls out Democrats who sat there stone cold, no smile during State of the Union

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ㅤ”‘African-American and Hispanic unemployment have both reached the lowest levels ever recorded. That’s something very, very special,’ the President said to a gathering of Republicans in West Virginia. ‘And when I made that statement the other night, there was zero movement from the Democrats.’
ㅤ’They sat there stone cold, no smile, no applause,’ the President said. ‘You would have thought that on that one they would have sort of at least clapped a little bit. Which tells you perhaps they would rather see us not do well than see our country do great. And that’s not good, that’s not good. We need to change that.'”

ㅤô¿ô …Tis the dawn of the Dems’ day of reckoning.


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 2/1/18.ㅤTags donald trump, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, potus, president, trump, unemployment, workforce, working class.

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Jobless claims drop to 230,000

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ㅤ”New applications for unemployment benefits dropped by 1,000 in the last full week of January to an extremely low 230,000, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.
ㅤForecasters had expected new jobless claims to inch up to 235,000 after hovering near the lowest levels in 45 years recently.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 2/1/18.ㅤTags jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, unemployment, workforce, working class, jobless claims.

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Booming city economies push middle class out

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ㅤ”‘We’ve had such great business opportunity and growth, but with it has come great challenges,’ Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said in an interview. ‘We’re really a city where people can’t afford to live anymore. A lot of people of color have been displaced and pushed out of the city, the middle class can’t afford to live in Seattle.'”


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, unemployment, workforce, working class, seattle, denver, housing, conservative, politics) – 1/27/18

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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.”

Full story at The Independent Journal Review, image from wpsdlocal6.com. (jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, minimum-wage, tax cuts, tax rates, tax reform, taxes, workforce, working class, u.s. bancorp) 1/2/18ㅤHome

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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.”

Full story at Breitbart, image from breitbart(.com) • jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, workforce, working class, manufacturing ㅤ Home

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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Sarah Sanders Calls Obama Taking Credit for the Economy Laughable, Brings Along Facts to Prove It

ㅤô¿ô …The working class has not seen a significant increase in pay for decades. The President’s policies will make the increases significant. However, it’s uncertain whether or not inflation will rise and negate the effects of the pay increases.

Full story at The Independent Journal Review, image from ijr(.com) • jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, sanders, sarah huckabee sanders, sarah sanders, trump administration, white house, workforce, working class ㅤ Home