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  • Taxpayers Foot $1M Bill to Clean Up Dakota Pipeline Protest Area

    02/28/2017 9:27:08 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb. 28, 2017 | Penny Starr
    The U.S. Army Corps will spend more than $1 million to clean up the mess left behind by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and others opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. The protesters — who succeeded in temporarily shutting down pipeline construction under orders from President Barack Obama — were evicted after President Donald Trump put the pipeline project back online.
  • President Trump Prepares To Unveil A People’s Budget…

    02/27/2017 5:38:31 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 21 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 27, 2017 | Sundance
    Get ready folks, we are going to hear more parseltongue and fake news catch phrases in the next several weeks and months surrounding the federal budget, it already began today. As we have discussed numerous times, President Trump is going to propose a $10 trillion spending cut over ten years – or $1 trillion per year. This is entirely reasonable considering the scale and scope of government.
  • Lighten the Load

    02/26/2017 6:17:15 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 6 replies
    unknown | 2/26/2017 | self
    A lighter moment. Enjoy. A SIGN IN A SHOE REPAIR STORE IN VANCOUVER THAT READ: "We will heel you We will save your sole We will even dye for you."? AT AN OPTOMETRIST’S OFFICE: "If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to the right place." ? ON A PLUMBER’S TRUCK: "We repair what your husband fixed.” ?? On an Electrician's truck: "Let us remove your shorts."? On another Plumber's truck: "Don't sleep with a drip. Call your plumber.”? At a Car Dealership: "The best way to get back on your feet – miss a car payment." ?...
  • Starbucks Opposed Trump by Hiring 10,000 'Refugees'... Now It's Paying a Big Price For It

    02/23/2017 5:14:15 PM PST · by montag813 · 76 replies
    TRN ^ | 02/23/2017 | Gina Cassini
    by Gina Cassini | Top Right NewsPresident Donald J. Trump in January signed an executive order to freeze immigration from 7 countries (identified by the Obama Administration itself in a 2011 order) from which ISIS fighters have snuck into Western countries disguised as “refugees.” The left-wing immediately announced its violent opposition to Trump's reasonable, completely legal plan, launching a legal challenge, andf temporarily snarling the order in the courts. But some companies publicly went against the new President, expressing their support for Muslim "refugees." The most prominent company to do this was coffee giant Starbucks, whose CEO Howard Schultz, a strong...
  • Dow Chemical CEO: 'This Is Probably the Most Pro-Business Administration Since the Founding Fathers'

    02/23/2017 4:45:32 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 26 replies
    CNS News ^ | 02/23/2017 | Melanie Arter
    Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, one of 24 CEOs of the nation's largest manufacturing companies who met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, said they were "encouraged by the pro-business policies" of the administration, adding that "this is probably the most pro-business administration since the Founding Fathers." "We in the manufacturing sector…are very encouraged by the pro-business policies of President Trump and his cabinet. Some of us have said that this is probably the most pro-business administration since the Founding Fathers. There is no question that the language of business is occurring here at the White...
  • America First – Production and Manufacturing…

    02/23/2017 1:36:18 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 38 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 23, 2017 | Sundance
    REMINDER – One of the larger hurdles President Trump faces is a need to re-educate an entire generation on a fundamentally new vision of the U.S. economy. A return to a Pro-Main Street, goods-based, manufacturing, technology, innovation and industry driven economic model. Interestingly, many people have referenced a 1991 (25 years old) video of Donald Trump testifying before congress – as evidence of him being tuned in to political consequences of economic activity. The entire video is well worth watching because it gives you insight into a very specific moment in time as they discuss the ‘Reagan era’ 1986 tax...
  • Mexican Government Fear Both Policy and Media Optics During T-Rex and General Kelly Visit…

    02/23/2017 11:27:26 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 29 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 23, 2017 | Sundance
    The Mexican government is strongly controlling the optics of a visit today by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and DHS Secretary General John Kelly. [An upcoming press conference live stream is embedded below ] Mexico fears the projection of U.S. strength will undermine their position. President Trump is taking a hard-line approach with Mexico’s central policies that have allowed, and in many cases facilitated, vast numbers of economic migrants to travel into the U.S. Trump’s pending policies are going to be weighted heavily on the feedback he receives from T-Rex and General Kelly’s visit.
  • Trump and His Cabinet Will Get the Economy Going

    02/22/2017 11:50:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 22, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Audio sound bite time. This was Fox Business Network late yesterday afternoon, the program Countdown to the Closing Bell. The fill-in host Ashley Webster, a guy speaking with Pacer ETFs Distributors President Sean O’Hara about the economy and Trump. Question: “There’s a lot of sentiment and emotion as part of this stock market rally I think in the sense of optimism, Sean. Do you think that’s well based? I mean, it just seems that business optimism, consumer optimism, housing market slowly turning around, it’s all pointing in the right direction.” O’HARA: Optimism begets more optimism. The market seems on...
  • Ernst and Young drops degree classification threshold for graduate recruitment

    02/20/2017 6:48:22 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 41 replies
    World University Rankings ^ | August 3, 2015 | By Chris Havergal
    One of the UK’s biggest graduate recruiters is to remove degree classification from the entry criteria for its hiring programmes, having found “no evidence” that success at university was correlated with achievement in professional qualifications. Accountancy firm Ernst and Young, known as EY, will no longer require students to have a 2:1 degree and the equivalent of three B grades at A level to be considered for its graduate programmes.
  • It’s Not About Milo – It’s About The Existential Threat That Milo Represents…

    02/20/2017 5:48:51 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 74 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 20, 2017 | Sundance
    There are trillions of dollars at stake. Trillions. Those who hold power will never relinquish power; a simple and timeless truth. The current attacks against an increasingly less obscure gay man named Milo Yiannopoulos (it appears he is most known simply by “Milo”) are not about Milo Yiannopoulos per se’, anyone who has followed the construct of the swamp should see the transparency.
  • List of Austin restaurants participating in a Day without Immigrants on Thursday (TX)

    02/15/2017 8:24:39 AM PST · by bgill · 37 replies
    Austin American-Statesman ^ | Feb. 15, 2017 | Matthew Odam
    A grassroots movement that seems to be a response to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s ongoing sting known as Operation Cross Check, as well as to the Trump administration, has called on people to unite in protest. A Spanish-language flier that has circulated in Austin and on social media calls on the “undocumented, residents, citizens and immigrants from all over the world” to boycott work, opening their businesses for the day, buying gasoline, attending class and more.
  • Oregon Gov. Kate Brown And AG Ellen Rosenblum Blaze The Oregon Trail Of Political Patronage

    02/14/2017 7:30:20 AM PST · by Twotone · 3 replies
    Forbes ^ | Feb. 13, 2017 | Adam Andrzejewski
    As the state contemplates an income tax hike, Oregon's elites line their pockets with taxpayer money. In 2016, as politicians across America were fleeing voter wrath, Oregon’s governor and attorney general were blazing an unlikely trail – accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign donations from businesses with state contracts. Since 1940, at the federal level, individuals and entities negotiating or working under federal contracts are prohibited from giving political cash to candidates, parties or committees. In Oregon, however, this political patronage is perfectly legal, at least for now. Our analysis at American Transparency (OpenTheBooks.com) found 207 state contractors...
  • Trump Just Made The Biggest Sale Of Drilling Rights On Federal Land In 4 Years

    02/11/2017 1:26:30 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 66 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Feb 11, 2017 | Andrew Follett
    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) made its largest lease sale in four years, marking the start of President Donald Trump’s plans to expand drilling on federal lands. BLM sold drilling rights on 278 parcels of public land for $129.3 million. Bids ranged from $2 per acre to $16,500 per acre. The land sold was mostly located in Wyoming — about half of which is directly controlled by the federal government.
  • Resist We Much Eh’ – Bambi is Coming To The White House Monday…

    02/11/2017 11:22:28 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 39 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb 11, 2017 | Sundance
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.
  • Silicon Valley Wants More Foreign Workers, Asks Court to Ban President’s Immigration Reform

    02/07/2017 9:10:24 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb. 7, 2017 | Neil Munro
    Judges should ban the president’s immigration reform to ensure that high-tech companies can continue hiring foreign workers instead of American professionals, says a new courtroom brief submitted by almost 100 technology companies. The White House’s Jan. 27 immigration reform “threatens companies’ ability to attract talent, business, and investment to the United States,” says the legal brief by the companies, who include many Silicon Valley firms. The signers include Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Reddit, Paypal, Netflix, Lyft, and TaskRabbit, which helps wealthier people hire other people to do household chores.
  • Why All Protectionists Are Essentially Luddites

    02/07/2017 4:56:55 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 169 replies
    Foundation for Economic Education ^ | January 24, 2017 | Donald J. Boudreaux
    It’s well-known among people who bother to learn the facts that U.S. manufacturing output continues to rise despite the reality that the number of Americans employed in jobs classified as being in the manufacturing sector peaked in June 1977 and has fallen, with very few interruptions, ever since.Nevertheless, some people – for example, the Economic Policy Institute’s Robert Scott – continue to insist that the loss of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. is largely due to increased American trade with non-Americans. Other studies find empirical evidence that labor-saving innovation rather than trade is overwhelmingly responsible for the loss of manufacturing...
  • This Girl Scout Wrote Brutally Honest Reviews Of The Cookies She Was Selling

    02/02/2017 2:28:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Delish ^ | FEB 1, 2017 | CAROLINE PICARD
    She made BANK by telling the truth. At only 11-years-old, Charlotte McCourt is going places. The Girl Scout from South Orange, New Jersey, wrote scathing reviews of the organization's cookies in hopes of scoring a big sale from her dad's "very wealthy" friend. But her critiques of the "flavorless" Toffee-Tastic and "kind of boring" Trefoil landed the sixth-grader a much bigger windfall: Sales exceeding 15,000 boxes, and counting. McCourt is a member of a "miniscule but mighty" five-person-troop. While she had already sold 92 boxes, she wanted to more customers to donate cookies to the U.S. military. So Charlotte's dad,...
  • Milk Carton Democrats – Washington Democrats in 2017 Deploy Wisconsin Senate Democrat 2011 Strategy…

    01/31/2017 1:42:50 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 16 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan. 31, 2017 | Sundance
    History repeats. Many people will remember what happened in Wisconsin in 2011 when control of the state legislature flipped from Democrat control to Republican control and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker began initiating a series of state budget reforms.
  • The Statue of Liberty has NOTHING to do with immigration...

    01/31/2017 9:41:19 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 16 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan. 30, 2017 | Sundance
    It’s hilarious to see the MSM (Mostly Swamp Media) and DC politicos heads’ spinning as they try to keep up with the Trump Train. They say “impossible”, he says “great, let’s get started”… It’s a never ending stream of deliberate consciousness… LOLOL. Whoops.
  • President Trump Enters Phase II: “Hire American” – Wall Street/GOPe Prepares to Fight Back…

    01/30/2017 4:23:33 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 7 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan 30, 2017 | Sundance
    …”There are trillions of dollars at stake”… In addition to the content, pay close attention to the timing of policy delivery and the sequencing within the policy delivery. With the outline of the visa suspension as lead-in toward a security policy, President Trump is also now entering economic policy phase 2. It is all connected.
  • http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-starbucks-to-hire-10000-refugees-over-next-5-years-2017-1

    01/30/2017 4:53:41 AM PST · by Pearls Before Swine · 33 replies
    AP via Business Insider ^ | 1/30/2017 | Josh Boak
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Starbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations. Howard Schultz, the coffee retailer's chairman and CEO, said in a letter to employees Sunday that the hiring would apply to stores worldwide and the effort would start in the United States where the focus would be on hiring immigrants "who have served with U.S. troops as interpreters and support personnel."
  • A Better Class of Pundit – Fox News Replaces George Will With Nigel Farage…

    01/23/2017 10:19:58 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 79 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan 21, 2017 | Sundance
    Last night it was announced that British Brexit UKIP leader and Trump supporter Nigel Farage was hired by Fox News. Today, Fox News announces they have declined to renew the contract of the ‘nevertrumper‘ George Will.
  • Elon Musk and Donald Trump: Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

    01/18/2017 8:15:21 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Megan Barth
    In a Trump administration, which is focused on economic prosperity, job creation, and sovereignty, Elon is going to have to shelve some of his progressive ideals that were rejected in this past election and embraced by the very people he could one day employ—-without tax-payer subsidies? Time will tell. Trump doesn’t seem to be the right guy. He doesn’t have the sort of character that reflects well on the United States. —Elon Musk President-elect Donald Trump has put together a strong list of appointees to serve in his new administration. Many of his appointees have been his longest and most...
  • The numbers behind the numbers

    09/16/2011 6:42:25 AM PDT · by TheBombshellProject · 3 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 9-15-2011 | Bill Martin
    The World Economic Forum recently published its annual Global Competiveness Report. Our continual slide from first in 2008 to fifth worldwide has received some coverage by the press, but no one has written about the underlying causes for the drop or given any meaningful insight into who the WEF is and how the rankings are compiled. The mainstream press has completely missed the story. The WEF describes itself as an independent international organization committed to “improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.” The rankings...
  • Right Side Broadcast Network (RSBN) Heads To Washington DC…

    01/14/2017 1:35:30 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 10 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan. 14, 2017 | Sundance
    Interesting, albeit snarkily constructed, article in Politico today highlighting the ‘rag tag bunch of media outsiders’ within Right Side Broadcast Network (RSBN) and their endeavors toward covering the Trump administration. RSBN is able to continue operating due to viewer donations and contributions toward the business objective of raw, direct and full coverage, and they were intensely valuable in the 18 month long presidential campaign. A solid group of people.
  • TRUMP'S PERSONAL INCOME FROM OVERSEAS BUSINESS WILL BE CONTRIBUTED TO U.S.TREASURY.

    01/11/2017 6:45:57 PM PST · by windhover · 27 replies
    O' RILEY FACTOR | 1/11/2011 | Lou Dobbs
    Another fantastic offer by Trump! Overseas income to Trump will go to U.S. Treasury. What is the ethical problem here. Impossible! Right? Think again. Critics point out his name on everything from golf courses to hotels will have increased security risk, with costs that Trump will have to cover. Oh yes. those dangerous Trump kids will have be included. For some, the taste of " Sour Grapes" is irresistable.
  • Judicial Watch Statement Trump’s (on his handing total control to sons)

    01/11/2017 1:42:33 PM PST · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | January 11, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton today made the following statement regarding the announcement by President-Elect Donald J. Trump that he had officially handed “complete and total” control of his business empire to his sons, Don Jr and Eric, in order to avoid potential conflicts of interest once he enters the White House: While there is no off-the-shelf ethics plan for a matter as complex and unprecedented as this, Mr. Trump seems to be on the right track. As we said in our recent New York Times op-ed , it would be unfair to insist that Mr. Trump...
  • Children Appreciate the Value of Economic Freedom

    01/04/2017 1:07:50 PM PST · by MichCapCon
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 12/30/2016 | Anne Schieber-Dykstra
    It doesn’t take an economics degree to understand the value of growth, freedom and prosperity. In fact, you don't have to be old enough to enroll in college to appreciate those things and the free market that makes them possible. During the 2016 Detroit Children's Business Fair, children ranging from six to 14-years-old tried their hands at the free market, selling products they had created. A video from the fair features participants giving their views on the kinds of policy issues that confront adult business routinely. “What a great video,” said Sarah Estelle, a professor of economics at Hope College....
  • Licensing Lobbyists Say Rolling Back Interior Designer Rules Will Cost Lives

    01/03/2017 12:58:30 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 14 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 12/23/2016 | Jarrett Skorup
    Florida is one of just a handful of states that require a state license to become an interior designer. The law requires six years of education and hundreds of dollars being paid to the state. But the law provides no public benefit and lawmakers are trying to repeal it. However, the people who benefit from teaching those mandated classes and the practitioners who benefit from locking out their competition are not happy. In fact, 90 people showed up to argue the state should keep the regulations. Amazingly, supporters of this anticompetitive regulation argue that eliminating the license will lead to...
  • 2017 – The Year Of The Drone

    01/02/2017 8:19:24 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 12 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 02-01-2017 | Michael
    Drones are being seriously considered for use in a number of important applications from military functions, like bomb disposal, to energy applications, like remote pipeline monitoring and inspection. But as the Federal government works to finalize rules on the use of drones in commercial applications, the drones are increasingly finding their way into more and more unusual settings – like the delivery of slurpees. Convenience store operator, 7-Eleven is an unlikely participant in drone delivery operating at the bleeding edge of the space. The company has partnered with drone delivery service Flirtey and in November, the two companies completed 77...
  • California Starts New Year Attacking Small Business

    01/01/2017 9:23:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 1, 2017 | Bruce Bialosky
    With California in full revolt against the incoming Trump Administration swearing to go to war with the other 49 states, the elected Leftists who run the state struck again against small businesses in the state. The government enacted 900 (yes, you read that correctly) new laws for 2017. One they snuck under everyone’s nose is a revision of the very expensive worker’s comp system. As you probably know worker’s compensation insurance is paid by employers to cover medical costs for an employee getting injured on the job. It is a sure bet, as you suspected, that California has the costliest...
  • New year brings stifling new minimum wage hikes [California]

    12/29/2016 6:08:12 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    ocregister ^ | 12/29/2016 | MICHAEL SALTSMAN
    Last month, Competitive Edge, a San Diego communications firm, announced that it was moving 75 call center jobs to El Paso, Texas because of the costs of the minimum wage hike. In the Bay Area, San Francisco Eater reports that restaurants continue their year-end “death march” with dozens of closures, many of them at least partially a result of dramatic minimum wage increases. Book stores have been particularly hard hit, with local favorites like Black Oak Books (Berkeley) and Almost Perfect Bookstore (Roseville) closing because of cost increases. Earlier this year, Adam Ozimek, an economist at Moody’s Analytics, calculated that...
  • MORE WINNING! Tesla And Panasonic Announce Plans To Manufacture In BUFFALO, NEW YORK

    12/27/2016 2:00:10 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec. 27, 2016 | Aleister
    The Trump effect continues! Two major companies, Tesla and Panasonic, have just announced their intentions to manufacture in Buffalo, New York. The AP reports, via Yahoo News: Tesla, Panasonic to make solar cells in Buffalo, New York Japanese electronics company Panasonic and U.S. electric car maker Tesla said Tuesday they plan to begin production of solar cells at a factory in Buffalo, New York.
  • Growth, Not Forced Equality, Saves the Poor

    12/27/2016 4:36:17 AM PST · by expat_panama · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | DEC. 23, 2016 | DEIRDRE N. McCLOSKEY
    Anger about economic inequality in the United States dominated the presidential election. But while polemics about the issue have flourished across the political spectrum, clarity has not. Lack of clarity about inequality has been around for a long time... ...think it through. Eliminating poverty is obviously good. And, happily, it is already happening on a global scale... ...will we really help the poor by focusing on inequality?... ...What matters ethically is that the poor have a roof over their heads and enough to eat, and the opportunity to read and vote and get equal treatment by the police and courts....
  • The Millennial Job Deficit

    12/27/2016 4:32:43 AM PST · by expat_panama · 11 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 12/23/2016 | Editorial
    Jobs: While economists, the administration and the Fed all trumpet "near full employment," a stark reality intrudes: Most of the jobs created in the last decade have been temp or gig jobs, not permanent full-time work. It's a huge problem. From 2005 to 2015, fully 94% of the 10 million net new jobs were either temporary or contract gigs, says a new study by economists Lawrence Katz of Harvard University and Alan Krueger at Princeton University. The share of Americans — mostly Millennials — now doing what the study's authors call "alternative work" has risen from 10.7% to 15.8%. That...
  • Trump Must Spend His Political Capital on Tax Cuts Now

    12/27/2016 4:32:36 AM PST · by expat_panama · 21 replies
    Real Clear Markets ^ | December 24, 2016 | Larry Kudlow
    President-elect Donald Trump's transition continues to go smoothly. Better than smoothly. Confidently. More than confidently. Transcendently. And to top it all off, the Dow is up 9 percent since the election, while economic-sensitive small-caps have jumped nearly 16 percent. These are signs of Trump confidence. Hard-nosed investment manager Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates and a non-political guy, expects the Trump years to be as transformational as the Reagan-Thatcher years. Dalio says the Trump era could "ignite animal spirits" and "shift the environment from one that makes profit-makers villains with limited power to one that makes them heroes with significant...
  • Want to know why US businesses are losing? Ask the World Bank

    12/26/2016 2:40:49 PM PST · by 198ml · 15 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 12/26/16 | John Gray
    On Monday, Bret Stephens wrote an article in the Wall Street Journal called “Doomed to Stagnate.” The article was predicated on a little-known annual survey by the World Bank known as “Doing Business,” a document that ranks the business climate of nearly every nation around the world. Most Americans might expect the largest capitalist economy in the world, the United States, to lead the pack — but they’d be wrong. In fact, most Americans might be surprised to learn that not only are we not on top, but we have become less economically competitive in the world since Obama took...
  • More Winning – Chinese State Media “Jitters” Contemplating Trump’s Economic Team…

    12/23/2016 8:42:59 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 16 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Dec. 23, 2016 | Sundance
    China understands very well the consequences. President Trump very well understands the leverage. The U.S. market is the customer in the trade equation. This is not a negotiation for the faint at heart… This.Shall.Be.Epic. THIS is the battle many of us have long awaited. Long awaited. The patriotic industrialists, our titans, have been patiently waiting for the leveling….
  • Twitter CTO Quits as Social Network’s Execs Flee Company

    12/21/2016 5:35:45 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Dec. 20, 2016 | Nate Church
    Adam Messinger joins a long list of ex-Twitter leadership as he suddenly departed the troubled social media network. Twitter CTO and newly-appointed Head of Product Adam Messinger joins Kevin Weil, as well as Katie Jacobs Stanton, Alex Roetter, and Brian Schipper, on a life raft off of Jack Dorsey’s beleaguered network. VP of Product and “rising star” Josh McFarland is following Messinger right through the door. Adam Bain, Twitter’s former COO, left a 4% stock drop in the wake of his own exit, just last month.
  • The “America First” Economic Dream Team Assembly Continues…

    12/21/2016 3:27:51 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 14 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Dec. 21, 2016 | Sundance
    Titans ! Wolverines + Titans = Awesome ! The jaw-droppingly qualified “America First” Main Street economics team continues to be brilliantly assembled. It is now transparently obvious that Donald Trump has a very specific strategy to navigate the mine field created by three decades of Main Street erosion.
  • Trump Versus The Green Blob: The Battle That Will Define His Presidency

    12/19/2016 8:58:13 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | December 19, 2016 | James Delingpole
    2016 will go down in history as the year when the world finally saw sense. Nowhere will this be more apparent than in America’s bold and brilliant decision to elect Donald Trump who, in my view, is set fair to be one of the truly great U.S. presidents. I realise that this isn’t obvious to some people—even those who claim to be on the conservative side of the political argument. But after a recent trip to D.C. for some private briefings, both with his transition teams and with key members of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy, I came away more confident...
  • Trump should facilitate job creation with free market solutions

    12/17/2016 7:49:59 PM PST · by gabriellah · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/17/2016 | Gabriella Hoffman
    Trump’s predecessors in both parties enabled government to interfere with private enterprise. If Trump truly wants to drain the swamp, his incoming administration cannot pick economic winners and losers. It must create a pro-business climate virtually free of regulations and burdensome taxes to see true economic prosperity.
  • Cracker Barrel Soars But Why?

    12/17/2016 7:08:21 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 176 replies
    Seeking Alpha ^ | 13 Dec 16 | Josh Arnold
    •CBRL reported a decent Q1. •Comps were positive but only because of strong pricing; traffic and the retail stores were weak. •Margin growth continued but at nearly 21 times this year's earnings, the stock is way too expensive. Cracker Barrel (NASDAQ:CBRL) has long been an example for others in the restaurant sector. The company has bucked weak trends in casual dining and its retail stores have helped shoulder the burden as well. CBRL's unique model has worked extremely well over the past few years and it pays a sizable dividend to boot. After a nice Q1 report, the stock is...
  • Grand juries convene over de Blasio fundraising probes

    12/16/2016 8:04:43 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec. 15, 2016 | Joe Tacopino and Rich Calder
    Separate grand juries have ­reportedly begun hearing evidence related to the state and federal corruption investigations into the de Blasio administration. The revelation that prosecutors are presenting evidence does not necessarily mean Mayor Bill de Blasio will face criminal charges, according to the New York Times, which first reported the story Thursday night.
  • Of Economic Interest – Anthony Scaramucci and Stephen Miller Interviews…

    12/15/2016 7:31:03 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 6 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Dec 15, 2016 | Sundance
    Anthony Scaramucci and Stephen Miller, executive members of President-elect Donald Trump’s Transition Team, appeared on Fox News for interviews. In a general sense the primary discussion points were Trump’s economic revitalization plans. Videos Below. First, the Scaramucci interview. Pay close attention at 01:30 of the first video to hear something CTH readers might be familiar with. (Two Videos with this)
  • [Audio Was Copied And Then Retitled By A Blogger "Papa Giorgio" ] Trumps Businesses and His Presid

    12/13/2016 3:12:21 PM PST · by SeanG200 · 4 replies
    I wasn’t going to upload this, but I just saw this story at the STILL #nevertrump The Blaze’s website: “Frank Luntz nails Trump’s backpedaling on his business divestiture” (http://tinyurl.com/jlsrrxd). The article Prager is reading from is by Edwin Williamson: “What’s in a Name? For Trump’s Businesses, Everything: Liquidating his stake in the Trump Organization through an IPO or buyout presents myriad problems” (http://tinyurl.com/jmmwtvc). At any rate, this whole “what Trump should do with his businesses" is more complicated than the media will allow for [both sides of the isle]. People like Ralph Nader are "already" calling for impeachment (http://tinyurl.com/juchona). Dumb....
  • What’s in a Name?

    12/13/2016 9:50:12 AM PST · by SeanG200 · 8 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 12-9-2016 | Edwin D. Williamson
    The media are full of warnings by self-appointed ethics watchdogs about President-electDonald Trump’s potential conflicts of interests. That Mr. Trump’s vast, complicated business empire presents a piñata of targets is undisputed. For his part, Mr. Trump has promised to hold a news conference on Dec. 15 to discuss his plans to leave his business operation “in total” so that he can “fully focus on running the country.”...
  • President Elect Donald Trump Invites Sea Island Attendees, Tech Executives, To Meeting at Tower…

    12/12/2016 6:55:36 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 22 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Dec 12, 2016 | Sundance
    In March of 2016 an exclusive list of top tech executives, billionaires, donors and influence agents gathered at a secretive meeting with key leaders of the Washington DC UniParty. The meeting was to discuss their plans to destroy the candidacy of Donald Trump. The meeting took place at the exclusive enclave in Sea Island Georgia.
  • Trump to meet with Kissinger Tuesday

    12/06/2016 8:30:17 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | Dec. 6, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will meet with President-elect Donald Trump Tuesday, according to pool reports.
  • Major Announcement From Right Side Broadcasting Network (RSBN)…

    12/06/2016 7:54:14 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 29 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Dec. 6, 2016 | Sundance
    Most CTH followers are familiar with RSBN from their exceptional coverage of Trump rallies and events throughout the entire election. Indeed, RSBN broke new ground in the way political rallies could be broadcast, live-streamed and followed by operating outside the traditional legacy media. Without their diligent efforts we would have been forced to rely on broadcast network coverage of Trump speeches and events.