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Trump Bump: Record New Jobs Added in May, Unemployment Unexpectedly Plummets

Defying nearly universal economists' expectations, it was just announced that the American economy added a record 2.5 million jobs last month, and the unemployment rate actually fell sharply to 13.3%.  Surveyed economists had anticipated a loss of 8.3 million jobs, and a rise in unemployment to 19.5%.  The Dow instantly shot up nearly 1,000 upon opening, and we're nearly back to its pre-coronavirus record levels.

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June 05, 2020 • 09:46 AM

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Riots Are Violence
By David Harsanyi
Friday, June 05 2020
It's weird that this needs to be said, but here we are. Then again, the pundit who reprehensibly claims that destroying property "is not violence" risks nothing. She agitates for revolution from the safety of her apartment. Much the same, I suspect, most of those excusing the destruction of our cities – either contending that businesses "have insurance" or peddling false choices about life being "more valuable than property" – have never built a business themselves. Nor have I. Yet, I do know that having a business destroyed can be devastating…
 
Amid Riots, Gun Sales Skyrocket and Gun Control Logic Evaporates
"The right to self-defense is the first law of nature…   [A] citizen has a right…
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Funding the World Health Organization Is Money Down a Rat Hole
President Donald Trump is taking heavy criticism for his announcement on Friday that the U.S. is "terminating…
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China Isn't Letting a Pandemic Go to Waste
George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis last week when a police officer used brutally excessive force…
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Trump Administration Secures Victory for Donor Privacy and 1st Amendment
Yet more welcome news arrived this week from the Trump Administration, as the United States Treasury…
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The Spread of the Debt Virus
The current U.S. budget deficit could soon exceed a record $4 trillion. The massive borrowing is being…
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CFIF Praises Treasury Department/IRS Rule Protecting Donor Privacy
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Yesterday, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released…
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U.S. at Heightened Risk for a Germ Attack But Also More Ready
America hasn't seen the last of killer coronaviruses. China's "bat woman," a Wuhan Institute…
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Jeff Sessions, a Wild Senate Race and Trump's 'Personal Feelings'
Jeff Sessions is in a surreal place. He spent 20 years as a senator from Alabama, followed by 21 months…
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Proposed Merger Moratorium Would Jeopardize U.S. Recovery
Thanks to the deregulatory effort pursued by the Trump Administration since entering office in 2017,…
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Democrats Warning Trump Will Reject Election Results Should Look in the Mirror
In a recent Washington Post column warning Americans to "prepare for the possibility of Trump rejecting…
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Question of the Week   
What was the codename for D-Day, June 6, 1944?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"In 1863, riots swept across New York City. Needing bodies to reinforce the ranks at the height of the Civil War, the federal government had instituted a military draft. All across New York, immigrants and the city's underclass took to the streets, angry and fearful they would have to fight in the Union Army. The New York Times, a pro-Union and anti-slavery newspaper, was a leading target of the mob…[more]
 
 
—Mark Hemingway, RealClear Politics
— Mark Hemingway, RealClear Politics
 
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