The only thing to fear is fear itself from North Korea.

Should we be fearful of this new North Korean capability? What is the US’s response to this threat? … More The only thing to fear is fear itself from North Korea.

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The Trump Brand

There is a growing list of retail outlets that are choosing to no longer carry Trump brand products, or in some cases no choosing to promote the brand. In this case we’re speaking to Ivanka Trump’s products. The President has unsurprisingly been very vocal about the lines choosing to part ways with his daughter’s products, … More The Trump Brand

Tariff-ying Trump!

President Elect Trump threatened German and Japanese auto manufacturers with lofty tariffs on imported cars that are manufactured in Mexico, as reported by Reuters earlier today. This is ostensibly to encourage these auto-makers not to increase investment in Mexican manufacturing of vehicles meant for US markets, and possibly to impact declining exports of US manufactured … More Tariff-ying Trump!

Improved Economic Indicators

A press release issued yesterday by the Census Bureau indicates some positive economic trends. As an overview: – Median incomes increased from 2014 to 2015 by 5.3% and 5.4% respectively for family and non-family households. – All racial demographics except “Asian” saw significant increases (6.1% for “Hispanics,” 4.4% for “non-Hispanic white,” and 4.1% for “black” … More Improved Economic Indicators