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Good News: 700 examples of the benefits of the current Tax Reform

“Click on your state below to see 700 examples of pay raises, bonuses, 401(k) match increases, expansions, benefit increases, and utility rate reductions due to the Republican tax cuts. You may also view the full list here (PDF).” https://www.atr.org/list Advertisements

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“Booming agriculture transforming Russia’s energy driven economy”

“The country exported 29.5 percent more agriculture and food products, worth $9.5 billion, than in the same period last year. In particular, the export of wheat through May surged to 17.1 million tons worth $3.1 billion. Turkey increased Russian wheat … Continue reading

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Good News: “155,965,000 Employed in June: 11th Record-Setter Under Trump”

“The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics says a record 155,965,000 people were employed in July, the 11th record-breaker since President Trump took office 19 months ago… BLS said the economy added 157,000 jobs in July (compared with a revised … Continue reading

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“…Brazilians Weigh a Farewell to Paradise” [Flee their country]

“With gun violence surging, along with pessimism about the country’s political and economic future, the number of Brazilians who are emigrating is soaring. They are moving instead to exclusive enclaves on the Portuguese Riviera and to U.S. cities such as … Continue reading

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“San Juan: The Venezuelan city where nothing works anymore”

“Power blackouts are daily fare, running water comes only once a month, cash machines are empty and waiting for a bus can take hours. Welcome to San Juan de los Morros in Venezuela, where nothing works. “They send (running) water … Continue reading

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“US making mistake using dollar as political weapon – Putin”

“Washington’s use of payment systems for political purposes undermines the US dollar as a global currency, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS Summit in South Africa. “Regarding our American partners placing limitations, including those on dollar transactions, I … Continue reading

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“Twitter shares drop 14 percent after reporting declining monthly active users”

“Twitter shares opened down 14 percent Friday after the company reported a decline in monthly active users and weak guidance… Twitter removed about 70 million accounts in May and June…” https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/27/twitter-earnings-q2-2018.html This is what happens when mass censorship is implemented. … Continue reading

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