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Votersí Choice: Growth or Stagnation
The Wall Street Journal ^ | July 8, 2020 | Phil Gramm and Mike Solon

Posted on 07/09/2020 1:36:15 PM PDT by JeepersFreepers

Tax cuts demagogued as giveaways to the rich were creating higher wages and bonuses for workers and producing the lowest unemployment rates on record for blacks, Hispanics, single women, the disabled and those with criminal records. Wages at the bottom were growing faster than at the top.

Real median weekly wages have risen six times as much in three years under Mr. Trump’s policies as they did in eight years under Mr. Obama’s policies. Labor-force participation has risen by 1.1% under Mr. Trump while it fell by an astounding 4.6% under Mr. Obama.

In the first three years of the Trump administration, total employment was up 4.7% and real median household income was up $4,384, to an all-time high. Who benefited most? The groups Democrats claim to represent: blacks, Hispanics, single women, Native Americans, high-school dropouts, the disabled and those with criminal records. Each of those groups enjoyed the lowest unemployment rates on record. Blacks and Hispanics had the lowest incidence of poverty ever recorded.

Mr. Biden wants “to transform” the economy, beginning with a repeal of Mr. Trump’s tax cuts and deregulatory program.

But now Democratic leaders want to use the economic destruction of the pandemic shutdown as an opportunity to implement a leftist agenda, with enormous new taxes, federal control of the health-care system, crippling energy mandates, a bailout of profligate states and cities, and an overpowering regulatory state. Mr. Biden is the face of the Democratic Party, but Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are its heart.

Unlike most elections, we have more than promises to inform us. We have 12 years of accumulated evidence on the performance of these two competing visions. If presidential elections are about results, let the guide be the biblical admonition: “Ye shall know them by their fruits.”

(Excerpt) Read more at wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: economy; obama; trump; vote
Good solid data to help educate our low information friends that would consider voting for Biden. (Assuming that they want to be educated)
1 posted on 07/09/2020 1:36:15 PM PDT by JeepersFreepers
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To: JeepersFreepers

I have already suffered the indignations heaped upon me by a Mulatto Mohammedan Sodomite, and the disastrous economy, thereof.

I shall not allow a doddering, demented, licenscious aged Caucasian, tethered to whichever Negroid team-mate that will be making policy, to count for my vote.


2 posted on 07/09/2020 2:01:05 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: JeepersFreepers

Or loss of freedom as well. America will be home of cowards and land of slaves.


3 posted on 07/09/2020 2:22:13 PM PDT by mulligan (an En bbnnEeThe tC)
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To: JeepersFreepers
Voters’ Choice: Growth or Stagnation.

The choice is not nearly so benign as the WSJ pretends.

In fact, as we are seeing in the daily headlines, the choice is quite apparent, clearly and loudly articulated and disturbing:

Voters’ Choice: Left or Right.

4 posted on 07/09/2020 2:35:53 PM PDT by frog in a pot (Most LEO's will advise, "Continue resisting arrest at your peril".)
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To: frog in a pot

>>In fact, as we are seeing in the daily headlines, the choice is quite apparent, clearly and loudly articulated and disturbing:

Water or Acid


5 posted on 07/09/2020 5:06:32 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Joe Biden- "First thing I'd do is repeal those Trump tax cuts." (May 4th, 2019))
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To: JeepersFreepers

Voters’ Choice: Work or Freebies.


6 posted on 07/09/2020 6:06:06 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: JeepersFreepers

Only read the excerpt and the WSJ article appears to be the most positive for Trump that I’ve seen in months.

How did this get by the editors at the WSJ?


7 posted on 07/10/2020 1:26:54 AM PDT by octex
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To: JeepersFreepers

DATA?!?!?

Ain't nobody got time fer dat!

8 posted on 07/10/2020 4:12:42 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: CatOwner

50% of all voters are below average in intelligence.


9 posted on 07/10/2020 4:14:44 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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