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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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Pandemic Is But One of America's Security Concerns
By Victor Davis Hanson
Thursday, April 23 2020
The world was a dangerous place before – and will be after – the coronavirus pandemic. While Americans debate the proper ongoing response to the virus and argue over the infection's origins, nature and trajectory, they may have tuned out other, often just as scary, news. Many Americans are irate at China for its dishonest and lethal suppression of knowledge about the viral outbreak. But they may forget that China has other huge problems, too. Its overseas brand is tarnished. Importers can never again be sure of the safety or reliability of Chinese exports. They will know…
 
As Virus Rages, Leaders Keep Dodging Blame
Why are some leaders so reluctant to admit that in the early days of the coronavirus crisis, they were…
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Public Being Misled About Masks
New York, New Jersey, Maryland and other states are requiring everyone to wear a mask or a substitute…
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Coronavirus Authoritarianism Is Getting Out of Hand
It's reasonable to assume that the vast majority of Americans process news and data, and calculate that…
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“Big Pharma” Slurs Conspicuously Disappear
George Orwell sardonically noted the ease with which some preach pacifism from behind the protective…
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We Are Approaching COVID-19 Gut-Check Time
We are a few days away from a rendezvous with some tough conclusions about COVID-19. A number of concurrent…
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The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) today joined a coalition of nearly two dozen organizations,…
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Shutdown Could Kill More Americans Than COVID-19
Thursday's unemployment update confirms that over the last three weeks, nearly 17 million Americans have…
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I'm sorry, but you have no constitutional "right" to vote by mail. You have no constitutional…
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As revelations of China’s malfeasance amid the coronavirus pandemic proliferate, its calculating…
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Marshal Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto commanded the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II until he was killed…
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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]
 
 
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