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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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Sabre/Farelogix Merger: DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Needlessly Threatens U.S. Prosperity and Innovation
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, January 23 2020
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Question of the Week   
What was the codename for D-Day, June 6, 1944?
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"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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