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Dirty Words - Rated R - HBO - John Oliver:

Steve Rattner fact-checks Trump's economic claims

​USMCA leaves in place the Canadian dairy tariffs Trump said

‘we’re not going to stand for’

​White House Economist Turns to Alternative Data to Boost Trump

Don’t be fooled: Working Americans are worse off under Trump

REAL EARNINGS–AUGUST 2018  (Hint, Didn't Go Up!)

One Reason Workers’ Raises Aren’t Bigger

​Tariffs could mean a 2M drop in car sales and cost 715,000

jobs, warns auto industry group

​​There’s No Escape From This U.S. Car Crash

Trump's tariffs have already cost Ford $1B; now it's planning layoffs

Ford Prepares to Cut Salaried Jobs in $11 Billion Restructuring

Ford Prepares for Mass Layoffs After Losing $1 Billion to Trump's Trade Tariffs, Report Says

After Stock Market Drop, President Trump Says Federal Reserve ‘Has Gone Crazy’

Dow Ends Off More Than 500, Two-Day Loss Tops 1,375

Trump’s trade wars start biting GOP ahead of midterms

Where Trump flipped counties, worker incomes grow more slowly

West Virginia poverty gets worse under Trump economy, not better

New poll shows suburban voters are turning their backs on Trump

How is that Trump vote working out for YOU now?

​You Know Who the Tax Cuts Helped? Rich People

What Trump’s Trade Guru Doesn’t Get About Economics


Republicans give millions to the rich while shortchanging park rangers and postal carriers

Americans Are Making Less Money Despite Trump’s Promises

Trump lags behind his predecessors on economic growth

Trump metals tariffs will cost Ford $1 billion in profits, CEO says

​Republicans stunned to learn voters understand exactly what their tax cut did

Trump's recent statements about the economy are false or exaggerated — here are 4 charts that prove it

Trump says tariffs are working “big time.” Here are 5 pieces of evidence that’s not the case.

Two Words - Smoot-Hawley:     The Smoot-Hawley Tariff and the Great Depression

Tariffs: A History of Repeated Failure        Trump’s International Ratings Remain Low, Especially Among Key Allies

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

This IS Socialism:    Two U.S. Senators applying for bailout money for farmers under White House program

Walmart says customers will see higher prices due to Trump's China tariffs

Walmart warns Trump that new China tariffs could mean price hikes on bikes, Christmas lights

​​Target is 'deeply troubled' over Trump's tariffs, says prices to rise on everything from playpens to backpacks, as retailers push back

Trump trade adviser was asked if he’s worried about price increases. His answer wasn’t reassuring.

Trump makes bizarre claim that tariffs will help pay down the massive U.S. debt

Trump’s response to Apple’s tariff-driven price hike shows how clueless he is about economics

​Trump’s top economist says he can’t explain Trump’s false tweet on the economy

Trump’s trade war with China is definitely not going as planned

US trade deficit widens to $53 billion as soybean exports plummet amid China trade battle

China Slams Brakes on U.S. Crude Oil Imports

​​U.S. crude oil shipments to China 'totally stopped' amid trade war: shipping executive

The next crisis could be triggered by the US-China trade war, interest rates: Sovereign wealth chief

US-China tariffs: The next round could hit your Fitbit, dishwasher, and garlic seasoning

Buying a car before December 31 will save you money


First the Soybean Harvest. Then a Choice: Trump and His Tariffs?

​​Trump tariffs on Canadian newsprint to be reversed

​Backfire economics: Alcoa seeks waivers from US aluminum tariffs meant to help it?

Chuck Grassley on Trump's trade plan: 'If he's not successful, it could be a catastrophe'

U.S. companies in China brace for more trade-war pain

​​U.S. Economy at a Glance                            The truth about the Trump economy

FoxNews is turning against Trump   -   AP FACT CHECK: Trump's blustery myths on hurricanes, income

​U.S. budget deficit this year already 21% higher than last year

Federal deficit soars 32 percent to $895B

​​Federal budget deficit increases 79% in July


U.S. trade deficit remains on track for 10-year high after climbing 7% in June

July 2018 Trade Gap is $50.1 Billion

Under Trump’s watch, the U.S. is on track for the highest trade deficit in 10 years

GDP growth touted as “historic” by Trump is anything but

If you drink Diet Coke like I do this should be your final straw!

Coca-Cola says it's raising soda prices after Trump tariffs

The Impact of Trade and Tariffs on the United States

Can the GOP Survive a Trade War?

As Trump inflames trade battles, other countries make deals that leave U.S. behind

Trump a Business Man?   2017?

AP FACT CHECK: So where is Trump’s 3 percent growth?

First quarter of 2018?

​​Stocks Post Worst Q1 Since Great Depression

U.S. first-quarter GDP growth revised down to 2 percent

National Income and Product Accounts
Gross Domestic Product: First Quarter 2018 (Third Estimate)
Corporate Profits: First Quarter 2018 (Revised Estimate)

Second quarter of 2018?

The Stock Market Is Having its Worst Second Quarter Since the Great Depression


The Dow just registered its longest stint in correction territory in nearly 60 years

​Nobody Knows Where to Take Shelter From Trump’s Trade War

Trump’s Misguided Trade War

​An unintended consequence of Trump's trade war is coming for one of the industries that will be hit hardest, and it could give him a big win

The Finance 202: Trump's trade offensive is producing brutal local headlines

In U.S., wage growth is being wiped out entirely by inflation

​​Who’s cashing in on roaring economy? By the size of paychecks, not most workers

Layoffs from Trump tariffs are piling up. So are calls for more bailouts.

Paychecks Lag as Profits Soar, and Prices Erode Wage Gains

Trump’s Tax Cut Hasn’t Done Anything for Workers           Donald Trump is wrong about wage trends

Why wages don't rise with a tighter labour market

​​Internal GOP Poll: 'We've Lost the Messaging Battle' on Tax Cuts

Worker wages drop while companies spend billions to boost stocks          (See GOP Tax Scam!)

Almost 80% of US workers live from paycheck to paycheck. Here's why

​​You Know Who the Tax Cuts Helped? Rich People

The Republican tax bill’s promises of higher wages and more jobs haven’t materialized

‘Eye-popping’ payouts for CEOs follow Trump’s tax cuts

Wage Growth Is ‘Missing in Action’ and Workers Are Not Happy

Trump's trade war may soon hit consumers' wallets and paychecks

Inflation hits 6-year high, wiping out wage gains for the average American

This Nation Is Beginning to Realize the Full Extent of What It Did to Itself in November 2016

I really don’t care about Trump’s cruelty, do u?

​​Trump Supporter, Can We Talk?

​​62 Million Reasons I’m Not the Same Anymore

Yes, I Know I’m Angry. I Wish You Were.

Dumbing It Down on Fox News

Which one of these voters were you?    Who Were Donald Trump's Voters? Now We Know

Are you on Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?    ​I voted for Trump. Now he wants to cut the aid I need

​Living in HUD Low Income Housing?    After Countless Billions Lavished on Wealthy, Trump Plan Would Spike Rents of Poor Americans by 20%

That is better than tripling your rent!      ​​Ben Carson Wants to Triple Rent for the Poorest of the Poor


Work at a church?   Republican tax law hits churches

Prison Guard?   ​Safety Concerns Grow as Inmates Are Guarded by Teachers and Secretaries

Do you make Cars?   ​​Trump's Proposed Auto Tariffs Would Throw US Automakers and Workers Under the Bus

Here in Tennessee:  Trump's possible tariffs on auto imports draws concerns from Haslam

​Possible became actual so ... Trump's tariffs will have 'ripple impact' on Tennessee auto sector

Speaking of Tennessee, if you live in Lynchburg,  Jack Daniel's warns whiskey price will go up 10 percent in Europe due to tariffs

I live in Tennessee:

                                                                                                                                            The European Union is slapping tariffs on over

                                                                                                             $7 billion of US goods —  here are the states that

                                                                                                             stand to lose the most

Weak job and wage growth weigh on these Trump states

Trade Works. Tariffs Don't.   

CHOOSE A STATE TO SEE THE IMPACT                           Trump's trade war could affect 11 million jobs

Automakers?   Automakers Saved on Tax Cuts. Here’s How Much Could Be Wiped Out by Tariffs

Latest target in President Donald Trump's war: Mercedes Benz and other European cars

Daimler warns Mercedes taking hit from China trade war

Here Are All the Vehicles German Auto Brands Sell and Build In the United States

​​BMW Warns U.S. That Tariffs May Cause Loss in Jobs and Investments

​​BMW to shift some SUV production overseas in response to tariffs

On Volvo, Detroit, and the President’s Trade War

Trump's tariffs could derail Volvo Cars' production plans in the US, CEO warns

​​Trump auto tariffs may cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs

​​G.M. Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force U.S. Job Cuts

Chinese Tariffs Are Already Hitting Trump Voters

Trump Voters May Be the Biggest Losers From Trump’s Auto Tariffs

Bulldozer Makers?     Tariffs will cost Caterpillar $200 million, so it's going to raise its prices

Motorcycles?     Harley-Davidson workers say plant closure after tax cut is like a bad dream

In response to tariffs, Harley-Davidson moving more motorcycle production overseas

Beer?   Trump’s Trade War To Kill 20,000 Jobs In The US Beer Industry

Beer Kegs?    Trump's Tariffs Lead To Layoffs At Steel Beer Keg Company

Whiskey?   Trump tariffs come back to bite whiskey distillers

Nails?   Southeast Missouri nail company gets hammered by Trump’s tariffs

Cheese?  Trump’s Trade War Could Shut Cheesemakers Out of Foreign Markets

​Lobster?  Trade war threatens to destabilize Maine lobster industry at peak season

​Solar Power?      Billions in U.S. solar projects shelved after Trump panel tariff


US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs

WOW! Fixing something he broke with other peoples' money! 

​​White House readies plan for $12 billion in emergency aid to farmers caught in Trump’s escalating trade war

​​Farmers to Receive Up to $12 Billion to Ease Pain From Trump’s Trade War

U.S. says farmers could get cash aid by October but will not be made whole

Trade war fallout: Soybean prices plunge to a 10-year low

Latest Price & Chart for Soybeans

Trade uncertainties and corn crop condition impacting prices

How the trade war is changing minds in a Senate battleground

​​Midwest farmers take trade woes, frustrations to Capitol Hill

​Trump's tariffs hurt Minnesota, U.S.

​​Soy farmers say they're getting hurt in Trump's trade war with China

Threats of retaliatory tariffs prompted by Trump have cost Iowa pork industry $560M: report

Iowa farmers say they have a lot to lose in a trade war with China

Building a house?    Lumber tariffs are making new homes even more costly

Trade tariffs are hammering homebuilders with higher materials prices

America's housing market is raising a 'large red flag' for the economy

​Tariffs have never worked  -  From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

Steel tariffs starting to take toll on manufacturers in Northeast Ohio

China tariffs on U.S. soybeans could cost Iowa farmers up to $624 million

China, in response to Trump, slaps tariffs on $34B in U.S. products, from soybeans to cigars

Across Midwest, Farmers Warn of G.O.P. Losses Over Trump’s Trade Policy

Mexico will impose 20 percent tariffs on U.S. pork

Mexico Hits U.S. With Tariffs, Escalating Global Trade Tensions

The European Union is slapping tariffs on over $7 billion of US goods — here are the states that stand to lose the most


Trump’s own tariffs make it harder to rebuild infrastructure

OK - Look at the math - who benefits most from trading with Canada?     ​​U.S.-Canada Trade Facts

"U.S. goods and services trade with Canada totaled an estimated $673.9 billion in 2017. Exports were $341.2 billion; imports were $332.8 billion. The U.S. goods and services trade surplus with Canada was $8.4 billion in 2017."


China Tariffs Could Wreck Republicans in November

​​Trump’s tariffs are already backfiring

​​Evidence That New Tariffs, Not Immigrants, Are Costing Jobs

Trump’s trade war triggers recession fears

All over the country!   

Trump says trade wars are ‘easy.’ Here come the first American casualties.

State by State News:     U.S. Business Lobby Maps Out States Hardest Hit by Trump Tariffs

Alabama:   Ivey tells Trump Administration Alabama could lose 4,000 jobs due to tariffs 

Alaska:    North Pacific seafood exports, including Alaska’s, hit by China’s tariffs

Arizona:    Retaliatory tariffs target $266 million in Arizona exports, chamber says

Arkansas:   Springdale Business Owner Responds to Chinese Tariffs, Selling Brewery

Tariff talk hits soybean prices; will be 'very difficult for a farmer to make a profit,' Arkansas Farm Bureau president says

California:    How Trump's trade war is hurting California's largest agricultural sector

Colorado:    How Trump’s trade war could impact Colorado businesses

Connecticut:    Study: Connecticut loses in tariff war

​Local manufacturers feel the pain of aluminum, steel tariffs

Delaware:    Delaware soybean growers brace for effects of tariffs

Florida:    Jacksonville businesses already feeling impact of U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum

Georgia:    Trump Tariffs Could Cost GA $750 Million, Hurt 1.3 Million Georgians

Hawaii:    Chinese tariffs could impact Hawaii's exports of fruits and nuts, DBEDT says

Idaho:    Idaho's agriculture community concerned about Mexico's tariffs

Indiana:    Tariffs could cost Daviess County farmers millions

Illinois:     Rough week for Illinois businesses as more tariffs loom

 'L' cars, whiskey, soybeans and more: Illinois products could be socked by Chinese tariffs as trade dispute escalates

Iowa:    Threats of retaliatory tariffs prompted by Trump have cost Iowa pork industry $560M: report

Iowa farmers say they have a lot to lose in a trade war with China

Bumper crops and tariffs pose double whammy for Iowa farmers


Iowa Poll: More than a third of Iowans say decision-making in Trump White House is 'not normal or safe'

Kansas:    Trump’s fightin’ words on tariffs and trade wars get real for Kansas farmers

Kentucky:    Will trade tariffs flatten Kentucky's bourbon boom? 'We're going to suffer'

U.S.-China tariff dispute costing local farmers

Louisiana:    Louisiana farmers, manufacturers bracing for impact of tariffs

'Reevaluating' a billion dollar Louisiana manufacturing complex as new tariffs take hold

Maine:   China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

Layoffs hit, prices lag as tariff pinches lobster industry

Maryland:   ​​Threat of soybean tariffs raise fears among Maryland farmers, and questions about 'America first'

Massachusetts:    Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry

Michigan:    Chamber: Tariffs could cost Michigan $2.3 billion

​​Impacts of steel and aluminum tariffs already felt in West Michigan​

Minnesota:    Minnesota's soybean sales could take big hit if China tariffs proceed

In battleground Minnesota, Trump’s trade wars are changing the political landscape

​​‘Nobody Ever Wins in Trade Wars:’ Meet 3 Minnesota Small Businesses Being Crushed by Tariffs

Mississippi:    Mississippi farmers brace for Chinese tariffs: 'We are the ones being hit the hardest'

​Missouri:    From nails to soybeans, Missouri is feeling the effect of tariffs

Trump's Tariffs Are Causing Cascading Layoffs in Missouri

Montana:    White House tariffs placed on Canadian steel, aluminum hitting Montana manufacturers

Nebraska:      Nebraska corn farmers oppose Trump's tariffs on China

Nevada:    Nevada construction industry feeling impact of tariff war

​New Hampshire:    Sununu hits Trump tariffs during chamber event

New Jersey:    Trump tariffs on imports bad news for N.J. businesses

New Mexico:    New Mexico feels tariffs’ bite

New York:    Tariffs will make it harder for LI manufacturers to export, executives say

​​Tariffs start to take a toll on Long Island businesses

North Carolina:    Trump's tariffs and insults target North Carolina's top trade partner

Backlash in Asheville over tariff imposed by President Trump

North Dakota:    North Dakota farmers looking for answers amid tariff uncertainty

Ohio:    AK Steel wants electrical steel tariff loophole fixed

Chinese Tariffs Could Cut Ohio Farmers' Income By More Than Half

Oklahoma:    Trump's allies in Oklahoma are not pleased with his tariffs

Oregon:    Tariffs hit Oregon farm goods

Pennsylvania:    Trump's tariffs take a toll on farmers in pivotal Pennsylvania ahead of midterm elections, but House candidates are treading carefully

Tariff wars with neighbors and allies have Pa. businesses, farmers concerned

Rhode Island:    U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Tariffs threaten to impact $59M of R.I. exports

South Carolina:    Volvo Cars CEO says auto tariffs threaten jobs at new U.S. plant

Tariffs Imperil a Hometown Business in South Carolina: BMW

​​Fairfield losing another 126 jobs after TV-maker closes plant, citing Trump tariffs

Thousands of SC soybean farmers face big financial losses amid Trump’s tariffs

Smith: Trade war tariffs could kill jobs statewide

South Carolina auto industry anticipate tariffs

South Dakota:    Local farmers react to China's retaliation to 25% tariffs

South Dakota Farmers Losing Millions Because Of Trade War

Tennessee:    Letter: Tennessee farmers urge House reps to oppose tariffs

Texas:     Texas steel pipe manufacturer becomes casualty of Trump's trade war

'So much money on the line': No corner of Texas untouched as Trump's tariffs set off trade war with China

Texas company burdened by metal tariffs sues Trump administration

Utah:    Utah companies suffer at hands of Trump tariffs on steel

Tariff war hurting Utah farmers & ranchers

‘A cloud descending’: Utah business leaders warn of economic toll from U.S. trade wars with Canada, China and beyond

Vermont:    Maple equipment makers expect to take a hit from steel tariff

Virginia:    New tariffs impact on Virginia's breweries

Tariffs could hurt VA farming industry

Washington:    Connelly: Agricultural markets won't stomach Trump tariffs -- delegation

Tariffs are hurting Washington's whiskey industry

West Virginia:    Trump's Trade War With China Could Leave West Virginia's Energy Sector Seriously Wounded

WSAZ Investigates: Tracking Coal Jobs Part 5

Wisconsin:    Wisconsin reeling from tariffs coming from Mexico, Canada, Europe

​​Already in trouble, Wisconsin dairy farmers are now getting hammered by tariffs

As China prepares new tariffs, Wisconsin ginseng farmers already feeling the effects

Wyoming:    Tariffs on Steel Impacting Cheyenne Builders

Like clean air and water?     Catering to Chemical Industry Demands, EPA Threatens Nation's Air and Water With 'Shameful' Curbing of Toxic Safety Rules


‘Approved by Donald Trump’: Asbestos sold by Russian company is branded with the president’s face

EPA is now allowing asbestos back into manufacturing

Do you receive disability benefits?  The Trump Budget Cuts Disability Benefits. That Will Hurt Trump Counties

Someone in your family addicted to opioids?     ​​​Trump’s pathetic response to the opioid epidemic

On Medicare or have a family member that is?     Trump Plan to Lower Drug Prices Could Increase Costs for Some Patients

A leading Republican urges reform for Medicare and Social Security as deficits balloon after the GOP's tax cut

'Morally Bankrupt': After Tax Cuts for Richest, House GOP Unveils $5.4 Trillion Attack on Nation's Safety Net

Healthcare?    Trump promised them better, cheaper health care. It’s not happening. 

Let this sink in ....  United States Named the 'Most Dangerous' Developed Country for Women to Give Birth

Health care is still a mess. Republicans are making it worse.

Kaiser confirms everything I've been saying: If not for Trump/GOP's #ACASabotage wrecking ball, premiums would be FLAT or DROPPING next year.

Pre-Existing Condition?   Trump  lied about Universal Healthcare  during his campaign - now 

Trump Wants to Ditch Preexisting Condition Protections. Here Are the Times He Promised Not To.

Get Sick, Go Bankrupt and Die

The Trump administration believes Obamacare’s preexisting conditions protections are now unconstitutional

Number of Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions by Congressional District

Are you a coal miner?    Kentucky Lawmakers Limit Black Lung Claims Reviews Despite Epidemic

Trump regulatory initiative targets black lung protections

Back to work in the coal mine yet?  Coal jobs have dropped in Eastern Kentucky. Income has followed, new report shows

The Great Coal Mining Jobs Boom Has Been Postponed

President Trump has yet to save the struggling coal industry, numbers show

​​Second Major Coal Company Declares Bankruptcy During Trump Presidency

Does your company depend on visa workers?    'Tricked by the devil.' They backed Trump. Now, his foreign labor cuts may ruin them.

Trump-voting crab town left shell-shocked by his visa changes

​BUT!!!   Mar-a-Lago files request to hire 61 foreign temporary workers   Can we say HYPOCRISY?

That big tax cut you were promised?    The Republican tax law is becoming less popular, not more

Paul Ryan celebrated the tax cut with a tweet about a secretary saving $1.50 a week

​​Paul Ryan deletes tax bill tweet after being dragged for not understanding math

CHARTS: See How Much Of GOP Tax Cuts Will Go To The Middle Class

Tax cut savings flow to company stockholders, trickle to hourly workers

Column:  Corporations are getting a huge tax break. Now they can afford to pay workers more. Right?

Wages Going Up?  Primary Source:

Stagnant wages steal the show as unemployment rate drops to 17-year low

Wages are finally starting to rise, but not for the middle class

Most Americans’ Wages Have Actually Declined Over the Past Year

U.S. Inflation Accelerates to Six-Year High, Eroding Wages

81 Achievements?  NOPE!

A veteran?

Are you better off now?    Almost half of US families can't afford basics like rent and food

​​Trump's 'cruel' measures pushing US inequality to dangerous level, UN warns

So, in closing, how is that Trump vote working out for you?​​