"Regressive state tax systems negatively impact the after-tax income of low and middle-income families. This means they have less to spend on daily expenses, or to save for the future."
"President Xi, come and see!" the crowds are chanting.
Professor Neil Ferguson claims that this virus is "as deadly as the Spanish flu epidemic".
"When Mark Carney, a central banker, is showing us maps of Florida before and after a 9 foot rise in global sea levels, the whole climate change narrative hasn’t just jumped the shark, it’s carved it up and served it for dinner."
"The results are stark: before 2000, the U.S. was at the helm of global trade, as over 80% of countries traded with the U.S. more than they did with China. By 2018, that number had dropped sharply to just 30%, as China swiftly took top position in 128 of 190 countries."
"The primary argument in the motion to withdraw the guilty plea was that the Justice Department (DOJ) had breached and broken the plea bargain agreement it made with Flynn. The motion also mentioned issues of prosecutorial vindictiveness and a violation of constitutional due process through an unconstitutional motive on the part of the DOJ prosecutors."
"Clearly, the Federal Reserve is doing whatever it can to keep markets stable. With economic growth already fragile, a more serious correction in prices would collapse consumer confidence, lead to rising unemployment, and foster the onset of a full-blown recession. Such would be problematic for the Fed to counter, particularly if the trillions of dollars at play in leveraged hedge funds begin to lock up."