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Winning...the economy under Trump

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1 hour ago, SC_RNDude said:

It’s a bit early to judge the effects and outcome, don’t you think?

Some more good reading:

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-china-trade-war-beijing-cuts-growth-target-after-tariff-impact-2019-3

Interesting. It would seem that China is being more realistic about the impacts of tariffs than Washington is. Or maybe they are having qualms about the erratic behavior of our president. 

Too bad our GDP growth has slowed from 3.4% to 2.8%. versus China's 6%. 

https://www.bea.gov/data/gdp/gross-domestic-product

So much winning. 

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On Point, the first hour is dedicated to manufacturing jobs in the US, and the closure of the Lordstown GM plant.

I doubt the newly unemployed GM workers feel the "winning" economy.

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Manufacturing jobs  have been on a big decline for decades.  I believe Trump promised to work on this.  They are on the rise.

 

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Bernard Baumohl, chief global economist for The Economic Outlook Group in Princeton, N.J., said two major things are happening — one, companies are opting to hire workers rather than increase capital expenditure, and two, the White House is actively trying to disrupt global supply chains.

 

 

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/manufacturing-employment-in-the-us-is-at-the-same-level-of-69-years-ago-2019-01-04

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22 minutes ago, Tweety said:

Manufacturing jobs  have been on a big decline for decades.  I believe Trump promised to work on this.  They are on the rise.

 

 

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/manufacturing-employment-in-the-us-is-at-the-same-level-of-69-years-ago-2019-01-04

Yes, Trump promised Youngstown, OH during 2016 campaign stop, that manufacturing jobs would be returning.

That hasn't happened.

Just another broken campaign promise?

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2 hours ago, Lil Nel said:

Yes, Trump promised Youngstown, OH during 2016 campaign stop, that manufacturing jobs would be returning.

That hasn't happened.

Just another broken campaign promise?

Did you not read Tweety post.  Perhaps I’m not the only one with reading comprehension difficulties.

“Last year, 264,000 new manufacturing jobs were added, representing the highest number of new workers since 1988. As a percent of the total workforce, manufacturing rose for the first time since 1984.”

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/manufacturing-employment-in-the-us-is-at-the-same-level-of-69-years-ago-2019-01-04

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7 hours ago, SC_RNDude said:

Did you not read Tweety post.  Perhaps I’m not the only one with reading comprehension difficulties.

“Last year, 264,000 new manufacturing jobs were added, representing the highest number of new workers since 1988. As a percent of the total workforce, manufacturing rose for the first time since 1984.”

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/manufacturing-employment-in-the-us-is-at-the-same-level-of-69-years-ago-2019-01-04

The article looks at the big picture.  The poster decided to deflect with negative news in one plant and a broken campaign promise.  Doesn't mean the article wasn't read.  

There's always a "yeah but...".  

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9 hours ago, SC_RNDude said:

Did you not read Tweety post.  Perhaps I’m not the only one with reading comprehension difficulties.

“Last year, 264,000 new manufacturing jobs were added, representing the highest number of new workers since 1988. As a percent of the total workforce, manufacturing rose for the first time since 1984.”

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/manufacturing-employment-in-the-us-is-at-the-same-level-of-69-years-ago-2019-01-04

Nice deflection!

My comment wasn't about overall manufacturing, dude.

My comment has always been specifically about Trump's campaign promise and remarks made in Youngstown.

Manufacturing jobs have NOT returned to Youngstown in the past two years.

Stop deflecting, and answer the question.

It is one question, yet you are doing all you can to avoid it.

Why?

 

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From today's Washington Post:

US Economy Adds Just 20,000 Jobs In February Well Below Exepectations

The piece goes on to quote economists who say "growth is slowing" here and aboard.

The only sectors with job gains are health care and white collar positions.

No one is panicking yet.

But "winning" isn't the term anybody is using 

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U.S. economy gains paltry 20,000 jobs in February

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Though the economy grew 2.9 percent in 2018, its strongest performance in three years, it lost momentum as the year ended. Retail sales, homebuilding, business spending and exports all declined in December, setting the economy on a slower growth path.

Millions of middle income Americans are essentially living pay check to pay check already. 

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Oh dear Dude.

You called me ignorant and now you are abusing Nel with, and I quote, "Perhaps I’m not the only one with reading comprehension difficulties."

You seem to be losing not only the argument/discussion but the plot as well. 

Perhaps you should read INDEPENDENT news before resorting to abuse.

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5 hours ago, Lil Nel said:

Nice deflection!

My comment wasn't about overall manufacturing, dude.

My comment has always been specifically about Trump's campaign promise and remarks made in Youngstown.

Manufacturing jobs have NOT returned to Youngstown in the past two years.

Stop deflecting, and answer the question.

It is one question, yet you are doing all you can to avoid it.

Why?

 

It seems they have more jobs in manufacturing then they can fill.

http://www.vindy.com/news/2018/oct/06/local-manufacturing-companies-struggling-fill-open/

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