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Boy Scouts Of America Release The Names Of Over 7600 Scout Leaders Who Violated Kids!

 

http    ://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv4OrbsOOhI

 

What's the difference between the BSA and the Vatican?  How well they handle child sex abuse scandals.  


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Boy Scouts Of America Release The Names Of Over 7600 Scout Leaders Who Violated Kids!

 

http    ://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv4OrbsOOhI

 

What's the difference between the BSA and the Vatican?  How well they handle child sex abuse scandals.  

 

 

Well both organisations seem to have basically encouraged chid abuse for decades (possibly centuries in the catholic church's case) The boy scouts are now​ releasing the info they have been sitting on for decades about who in their organisation has been abusing children, while the catholic church is still mostly trying to covering up, so I guess they are better but "2nd worst world famous organisation of child molesters" * is not a great achievement!

 

*there are probably lots of worse ones I can't think of at the moment.


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U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in early 2019, smashing expectations

Source: Washington Post


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U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in early 2019, smashing expectations
The strong growth was driven by factors that economists don't think will last.

By Heather Long
April 26 at 8:40 AM

The U.S. economy expanded at a strong 3.2 percent annualized rate from January through March, the U.S. Commerce Department said Friday, blowing past expectations mainly because of companies beefing up their inventories and a smaller trade deficit, factors that aren't expected to last.

Better-than-expected growth, the ongoing strength in the job market and fresh stock market highs this week are allaying fears that a recession or severe downturn is on the horizon. The slowdown in Europe and China appears to have had little effect on the United States.

"The economy is not slowing nearly as much as people think," said Neil Dutta, head of economics at RenMac Research. "A 3.2 percent pace cannot be sustained, but the Federal Reserve and markets have probably cut their growth estimates too far for this year."

Many economists initially predicted anemic growth at the start of 2019 as the partial government shutdown and a rash of extremely cold weather caused many businesses and consumers to hit the pause button on big purchases, but forecasters raised their estimates to 2.3 percent as it became clear companies were re-stocking their shelves. Growth ended up coming in almost a full percentage point higher than expected, the best start to the year since 2015.

Over half of the strong first quarter growth was driven by a surge in inventories and U.S. exports to other nations. State and local government spending also boosted growth by the biggest amount in three years.
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Heather Long is an economics correspondent. Before joining The Washington Post, she was a senior economics reporter at CNN and a columnist and deputy editor at the Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. She also worked at an investment firm in London. Follow https://twitter.com/byHeatherLong

 



Read more: https://www.washingt...g-expectations/



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Charlie KirkVerified account @charliekirk11 3h3 hours ago

 
 

Facts: Obama is the only U.S. President never to achieve 3% GDP growth

GDP under @realDonaldTrump for 2018 was 3.1%

Quarterly growth under Trump continues to defy “the experts”

Obama said we’d need a magic wand

All it took was Donald Trump



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Schumer says Trump and Democrats agreed to $2 trillion figure on infrastructure

Source: CBS news


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said President Trump and Democrats agreed to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure over 25 years in a "constructive" White House meeting, and will meet again in three weeks on how to pay for it.

But that number, reached in a meeting with only Democratic members present and no Republican members present, could already be dead on arrival. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise told reporters Monday there was no appetite within the GOP for a $2 trillion deal.

Schumer and Pelosi, speaking to reporters after the meeting, said the roughly 90-minute meeting emphasized the importance of broadband, bridges and highways. They insisted Congress and the White House can work together at the same time as Congress is exercising oversight in Congress.

Democrats, according to top White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, requested the meeting, and the White House didn't have a blueprint going into the meeting. Democrats have set out a handful of key — albeit general — principles for piecing together an infrastructure deal, which Mr. Trump has long believed the two sides can work together on, even in hyper-partisan Washington. The White House acknowledged Monday it does not yet have a blueprint ahead of the meeting with Democrats.

 



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ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 275,000 Jobs in April

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ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 275,000 Jobs in April

Private-sector employment increased by 275,000 from March to April, on a seasonally adjusted basis.

https://www.adpemplo...ess-Release.pdf
 

ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 275,000 Jobs in April

ROSELAND, N.J. – May 1, 2019 – Private sector employment increased by 275,000 jobs from March to April according to the April ADP National Employment Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute® in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The report, which is derived from ADP’s actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.

“April posted an uptick in growth after the first quarter appeared to signal a moderation following a strong 2018,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “The bulk of the overall growth is with service providers, adding the strongest gain in more than two years.”

Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, said, “The job market is holding firm, as businesses work hard to fill open positions. The economic soft patch at the start of the year has not materially impacted hiring. April’s job gains overstate the economy’s strength, but they make the case that expansion continues on."

 


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Workers barely benefited from Trump's sweeping tax cut, investigation shows

Source: The Guardian

 


Big companies drove the 2017 Tax and Jobs Act, but did not commit to any specific wage hikes, the Center for Public Integrity found



Tue 30 Apr 2019 02.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 30 Apr 2019 08.47 EDT


Big companies drove Donald Trump’s tax cut law but refused to commit to any specific wage hikes for workers, despite repeated White House promises it would help employees, an investigation shows.

The 2017 Tax and Jobs Act – the Trump administration’s one major piece of enacted legislation – did deliver the biggest corporate tax cut in US history, but ultimately workers benefited almost not at all.

This is one of the conclusions of a six-month investigation into the process that led to the tax cut by the Center for Public Integrity, a not-for-profit news agency based in Washington DC.

The full findings, based on interviews with three dozen key players and independent tax experts, and analysis of hundreds of pages of government documents, are published today in an in-depth piece.


‘Just 6% spent on workers’


The tax hike was sold to citizens as a move that would boost the economy, add jobs and hike wages. The president said in one speech that it would bring the average American household “around a $4,000 pay raise”.....................................

 


Read more: https://www.theguard...worker-benefits



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U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April as unemployment fell to 3.6 percent, lowest since 1969

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The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, notching a record 103 straight months of job gains and signaling the current economic expansion shows little sign of stalling.

The unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent percent, the Labor Department said Friday, the lowest since 1969. The official unemployment rate has been at or below 4 percent for more than a year. The United States has more job openings than unemployed people, a situation some economists call “full employment” since most job seekers are able to land a job.

In the years after the Great Recession there was deep concern that wages weren’t rising and Americans who had lost jobs had lost hope of getting one again. But there’s been good news on both of those fronts in recent months as the abundance of “we’re hiring” signs across the nation has helped lured people back into the labor force and push pay higher.

Low unemployment has forced employers to raise wage and become more aggressive about hiring and training workers. Average hourly earnings rose 3.2 percent in the past year, well above inflation, and lower wage workers enjoyed some of the largest gains as companies scrambled to fill jobs and many states have raised their minimum wage.

 

Read more: https://www.washingt...m=.08d2f4c1e811



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US government records $160.3 billion April surplus
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERtoday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a $160.3 billion surplus in April as revenues for the month jumped to an all-time high. But even with a flood of tax receipts, the deficit so far this year is running 37.7% higher than a year ago.

The Treasury Department reported Friday that the deficit for the first seven months of the budget year that began Oct. 1 totals $530.9 billion, compared to a deficit of $385.5 billion for the same period a year ago.

The Trump administration projected in March that this year’s deficit will hit $1.1 trillion, up from last year’s deficit of $779 billion. The administration is projecting the deficit will stay above $1 trillion for four straight years before starting to decline for the rest of the decade.

The deficits have increased following congressional passage in December 2017 of a $1.5 trillion tax cut promoted by President Donald Trump as well as a boost last year in spending on domestic and military programs.

 



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US government records $160.3 billion April surplus
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERtoday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a $160.3 billion surplus in April as revenues for the month jumped to an all-time high. But even with a flood of tax receipts, the deficit so far this year is running 37.7% higher than a year ago.

The Treasury Department reported Friday that the deficit for the first seven months of the budget year that began Oct. 1 totals $530.9 billion, compared to a deficit of $385.5 billion for the same period a year ago.

The Trump administration projected in March that this year’s deficit will hit $1.1 trillion, up from last year’s deficit of $779 billion. The administration is projecting the deficit will stay above $1 trillion for four straight years before starting to decline for the rest of the decade.

The deficits have increased following congressional passage in December 2017 of a $1.5 trillion tax cut promoted by President Donald Trump as well as a boost last year in spending on domestic and military programs.

 

 

Is that a $1 trillion deficit each year? So each year for the next 4 years the national debt will grow by $1 trillion ? 


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US government records $160.3 billion April surplus
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERtoday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a $160.3 billion surplus in April as revenues for the month jumped to an all-time high. But even with a flood of tax receipts, the deficit so far this year is running 37.7% higher than a year ago.

The Treasury Department reported Friday that the deficit for the first seven months of the budget year that began Oct. 1 totals $530.9 billion, compared to a deficit of $385.5 billion for the same period a year ago.

The Trump administration projected in March that this year’s deficit will hit $1.1 trillion, up from last year’s deficit of $779 billion. The administration is projecting the deficit will stay above $1 trillion for four straight years before starting to decline for the rest of the decade.

The deficits have increased following congressional passage in December 2017 of a $1.5 trillion tax cut promoted by President Donald Trump as well as a boost last year in spending on domestic and military programs.

 

 

Is that a $1 trillion deficit each year? So each year for the next 4 years the national debt will grow by $1 trillion ? 

 

Presumably, the question is whether GDP growth will outpace debt growth.



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Another step backwards for America.

 

How long before Roe v Wade is overturned?

 

 

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Alabama passes bill banning abortion
 
Alabama has become the latest US state to move to restrict abortions by passing a bill to outlaw the procedure in almost all cases.
 
Supporters say they expect the law to be blocked in court but hope that the appeals process will bring it before the Supreme Court.
 
They want the court, which now has a conservative majority, to overturn the 1973 ruling legalising abortion.
 
Sixteen other states are seeking to impose new restrictions on abortion.
 
 
 
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Another illustration of the fact that race by itself is nothing, and culture is everything:

 

STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL ON CHINA THREAT: FOR FIRST TIME U.S. HAS 'GREAT POWER COMPETITOR THAT IS NOT CAUCASIAN'

 

State Department official this week controversially invoked race as a contributing factor for China being an unprecedented threat to the U.S.

 

"When we think about the Soviet Union in that competition [the Cold War], in a way, it was a fight within the Western family," she said.

 

"In China we have an economic competitor, we have an ideological competitor, one that really does seek a kind of global reach that many of us didn't expect a couple of decades ago. And I think it's also striking that it's the first time that we will have a great power competitor that is not Caucasian," Skinner added.

 

I never ever heard about this mrs.Skinner but, judging by her words, I could imagine some blue-eyed Aryan blonde... but no... here is she, the Black White supremacist:

 

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