Donald Trump continues to tell us the jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs are just flooding back into the United States. The economy is kicking butt out there. The stock market hit a record high this past Monday. He told us, and dude, everything is wonderful for American workers, except of course for actual American workers…Read More Trump’s Trade War Could Cost Him Vital Rust Belt Votes
Right now, there are two Democrats running for president that have plans to eliminate student loan debt. First, we have Elizabeth Warren who wants to eliminate up to $50,000 of student loan debt for American citizens. Each versus Bernie Sanders who says to hell, let’s get rid of every single penny of student loan debt…Read More Economists Say Eliminating Student Loan Debt Would Boost Economy
An interesting new poll came out this week from Gallup showing that among millennials and generation Z, socialism is just as popular, just as acceptable as capitalism. Now, this is the only age group where those two things are roughly equal and capitalism has as much favoribility as socialism. The other age groups, the boomers,…Read More Young People Gravitate To Socialism As Capitalism Keeps Failing Them
We have talked a lot in the past here on Ring of Fire about insurance companies doing anything to save a dollar and typically that means denying very valid insurance claims. But in addition to doing anything to save a dollar, these companies will apparently also do anything to, in some cases, quite literally make…Read More State Farm Sued For Charging Customers For Paper Bills
So, many of our most vulnerable communities are being gentrified. Yeah. They’re being gentrified from the impacts from climate change. They are being gentrified by the guise of revitalization. What would you do about this displacement that is continuing to happen? So, can I just do this one — I’ll start on housing, because this…Read More “We need more housing”: Elizabeth Warren on gentrification & lack of affordable housing in the U.S.
According to a new poll by IPSAS, a commissioned by Reuters, Bernie Sanders is the candidate most trusted on the issues by democratic voters. Now, we’re not just talking about a couple issues. This new poll shows that Bernie Sanders is the most trusted candidate on every single issue. They asked about every one of…Read More New Poll Shows Bernie The Most Trusted Candidate On EVERY Major Issue
Republicans right now in Congress and the Senate are a little bit scared. They’re scared of what’s going to happen to them in the 2020 elections. Not only have they all decided to, you know, hitch their wagons to Donald Trump, which is going to cost a lot of them dearly, but they also in…Read More Struggling Republicans Think ANOTHER Tax Cut Will Save Their Jobs In 2020