Americans already expressed record satisfaction on economic conditions in the U.S., over three years…
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Image of the Day: Economy Even Better Than We Realized

Americans already expressed record satisfaction on economic conditions in the U.S., over three years into President Trump's tenure.  Turns out that things are even better than we initially realized, as employment data from the end of 2019 was just significantly updated:

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February 14, 2020 • 10:06 am
China's Government is Like Something Out of '1984'

China's Government is Like Something Out of '1984'

Few Western companies complain that Chinese society is surveilled, regulated and controlled in a nightmarish fashion that George Orwell once predicted in his dystopian novel "1984."

Federal Health Bureaucrats Unprepared for Coronavirus

Federal Health Bureaucrats Unprepared for Coronavirus

The U.S. is shelling out $100 million to the World Health Organization to help fight the coronavirus in China. Ridiculous. China's got the money to pay for itself.

On Economy, Trump Is Right, Obama Wrong

On Economy, Trump Is Right, Obama Wrong

That’s got to hurt if you’re Barack Obama or one of his apologists, and it explains why Obama couldn’t resist attempting to reclaim credit this week in his tweet.

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— Tweet By James Woods, Actor, Social Commentator (and MIT graduate)
 
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