Politics

The Wall Street Journal – February 22, 2019

‪The administration of President Donald Trump has pledged up to $12 billion in aid to help offset losses for crops hit by retaliatory Chinese tariffs imposed in response to Washington’s tariffs on Chinese goods.‬

“Tariff blowback”caused the need for this aid.

Billions tha WE (NOT the Chinese) paid.

 

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The Wall Street Journal – January 22, 2019

In the past two years, the world has been rocked first by the rise of right-wing populists and  now by a re-energized left. Both are products of a deeper seated destabilization trend: the hollowing out of the political middle.

It’s everywhere – a vexing riddle,
As people shun the squishy middle.
The “Golden Mean” has gotten meaner,
And no one wants an “in-betweener.”
So, on one sure thing we might agree,
Just say, “It’s easy-just think like ME.”

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The Wall Street Journal January 28, 2019

As federal workers return it, president says he doubts lawmakers will find a resolution.

After a “failing wall?”
A “wailing wall?

 

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The New York Times – January 24, 2019

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday that he did not understand why federal workers who are not being paid during a government shutdown that is in its fifth week would use services like food banks, suggesting that they should take out loans to stay afloat.

So, after you’ve kicked’em,

Blame the VICTIM.box]

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The Wall Street Journal – January 18, 2019

Big vote loss for UK’s prime minister raises new uncertainty ahead of Britain’s EU exit date.

Parliament has decided to hex it,
This contentious version of Brexit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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