2020 February, week 1 -- jgo economic news bits

2nd month of the 1st quarter of the 31st year of the Bush-Clinton-Shrub-Obummer-Trump economic depression

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* repeal vile, hateful, unconstitutional national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare + Ryan&McConnellDon'tCare (do NOT replace it)

* reform regulation and taxation of charities (differentiate genuine charities from political campaign organizations and crony socialist cabals) and encourage, without subsidizing, mutual benefit associations

* cut immigration/green cards/LPR visas to no more than 175K/year (about what John F. Kennedy thought was reasonable)

* cut O + L + H guest-work visas to no more than 5K/year (total)

* cut F student visas to no more than 10K/year (total) and OPT to 500/year for a term of no more than 3 months, eliminate CPT (encourage more apprenticeships/internships, co-ops for USA citizens)

* end visa waivers (everyone must pass a conscientious background investigation, regardless of country of birth or citizenship or most recent residence)

* fence/wall the borders

* terminate/eliminate permission to work from exchange / student exchange / cultural exchange visa programs (you can put on plays, pageants, dance, music, local craftsmanship & industry demonstrations, but not settle in to jobs in hotels, resorts, USA industries, craftsmanship, agriculture, etc.)

* phase out unconstitutional Medicaid & Medicare over 3 years

* phase out the unconstitutional Socialist Insecurity Abomination over 5 years

* end government subsidies for hospitals (and the attached strings)

* end government subsidies for scientific research (except for defense which should cover defense against biological warfare & epidemics)

* repeal regressive income extortion (i.e. repeal 16th amendment; replace with national retail sales tax with hard-cap constitutional top rate of 9.875% structured as a levy on the states)

* revoke the charter of the CFPB and repeal the rest of Dodd-Frank

* revoke the charter of the Federal Reserve System and establish a stable, hard money

* repeal direct election of senators (repeal 17th amendment)

* repeal the unconstitutional National Firearms Act and its amendments

* de-fund and repeal the charters of CPB/NPR/PBS

* de-fund the national endowments for arts and humanities and AFI

* de-fund the racist eugenicist Planned Parenthood

* de-fund SBA

* de-fund Export-Import Bank, World Bank, IMF, Asian Development Bank, USAID

* cut foreign aid

* repudiate biased, injust WTO, GATS/TiSA

* re-negotiate or statutorily repudiate/reset GATT & NAFTA

* totally de-fund UN, withdraw membership, and evict them and all their evil spawn from NY and the USA

* cut federal Department of Educationism back to statistical reporting of graduations, diplomas, degrees, and rates thereof (NCES)

* cut Department of Energy by one-third to one-half

* set normal import tariff/duties/taxes to a maximum cap of 9.875%, and MFN to a cap of 8%, dumping penalties to at most 50%, and fraud penalties to at most 120%, eliminate exemptions to bring back burden to between 40% & 65% of all goods and services imported into USA with the aim of reaching an overall weighted average rate of 8%-12.5%

* adopt honest Country of Origin Label requirement for all imports to USA, requiring readable percentage of origin content for up to top 10 places of origin of parts & materials

* beef up export bans and restrictions for national security and to fight intellectual property robbery and fraud

* cut or eliminate HUD, HHS, NIH, CDCP, NSF; limit and focus their funding and work on constitutional functions & objectives

* cut or eliminate federal highway trust funds & DoT FHA Intelligent Transportation Systems & Amtrak

* repeal Anti-Impoundment Act

So, let us join the chorus in calling for immediate resignations of:

Robert B. Aderholt, Pete Aguilar, Lamar Alexander, Mark E. Amodei, »Kelly Ayotte,

Don Bacon, »Xavier Becerra, Michael Bennett, Jaime Herrera Beutler, Corry Bliss, Richard Blumenthal, Cory Booker, John Boozman, »Barbara Boxer, Sherrod Brown,

Ken Calvert, Maria Cantwell, Andre Carson, Bill Cassidy, Joaquin Castro, »Jason Chaffetz, Jim Clyburn, »Cochran, »Mike Coffman, Tom Cole, »Chris Collins, Susan M. Collins, »Conyers, Chris Coons, »Bob Corker, John Cornyn, Ryan A. Costello, »Carlos Curbelo, »John Abney Culberson,

Danny K. Davis, de Blasio, Diana de Gette, Rosa de Lauro, »Jeff Denham, »Charles Dent, Ted Deutch, Mark de Saulnier, Mario Diaz-Balart, Sean Duffy, Dick Durbin,

»Keith Ellison, »Emanuel, Joni Ernst, Anna Eshoo, Adriano Espaillat, »Esty,

»John Faso, Diane Feinstein, Brian FitzPatrick, »Jeff Flake, Charles J. Fleischmann, Jeff Fortenberry, »Al Franken, »Rodney P. Frelinghuysen,

Cory Gardner, »Dolly Gee, Lindsey Grahamnesty, Kay Granger, Charles Grassley, Tom Graves, Al Green, »Gene Green, Michelle Lujan Grisham, »Luis Gutierrez,

Andy Harris, Kamala Harris, Alcee Hastings, »Orrin D. Hatch, »Dean Heller, Jim Himes, »Ruben Hinojosa, Steny Hoyer, Will Hurd,

Johnny Isakson, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Pramila Jayapal, Hakeem Jeffries, »Evan H. Jenkins, Ron Johnson, David P. Joyce,

Tim Kaine, Marcie Kaptur, »John Kasich, John Katko, Robin Kelly, Ro Khanna, Peter T. King, Amy Klobuchar, »Stephen/Steve Knight,

»Leonard Lance, James Lankford, Al Lawson, Patrick Leahy, Barbara Lee, Sheila Jackson Lee, Zoe Lofgren, »Mia Love, »Michelle Lujan-Grisham,

»Michael Madigan, Thomas Massie, Kevin McCarthy, Mitch McConnell, Jerry McNerney, Gregory W. Meeks, »Mikulski, John R. Moolenaar, Jerry Moran, Lisa Murkowski, Chris Murphy,

Gerrold Nadler, Grace Napolitano, »Bill Nelson, Dan Newhouse,

Ocrazio, Ilhan Omar,

Steven Palazzo, »Erik Paulsen, Nasty Pelosi, Mark Pocan, Rob Portman, David Price,

Mike Quigley,

Tom Reed, »David Reichert, Pat Roberts, Martha Roby, Harold/Hal Rogers, »Thomas J. Rooney, »Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Mike Rounds, Marco Rubio, John Rutherford, »Paul Ryan,

Adam B. Schiff/Shifftless, Schmuckie Schumer, »Pete Sessions, Michael K. Simpson, Chris Smith, Elise Stefanik, Chris Stewart, Steve Stivers, Eric Swalwell,

»Scott Taylor, Bennie Thompson, John Thune, Thom Tillis (with staffer Daniel Keylin), »David Trott,

Fred Upton,

David G. Valadao,

Mark Warner, Maxine Waters, Frederica Wilson, Steve Womack, »Rob Woodhall,

»Kevin Yoder, »David Young;

Zuckerberg, Young, Weaver, Wasson, Vestberg, Tesija, Steyer, Soros, Slater, Schulman, Rometty, Robbins, Otis, O'Rourke, Northam, Nooyi, Murdoch, Muilenburg, McAdam, Laguarta, Keeth, Hinojosa, Healey, Haythornthwaite, Larry Ellison, Cook, Carrion, Bloomberg, Bezos, Bertolini, Banga, Archambeau, Adamczyk, all Alphabet/Google/YouTube executives (Bock, Brin, Hogue, Murillo, Naughton, Page, Pichai, Porat, Schmidt, Walker...), the whole 9th circus... and they should move in shame into remote caves smaller than 200 square feet each for an ascetic life of repentance.


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  "I never said all Democrats are saloon-keepers. What I said is that all saloon-keepers are Democrats." --- Horace Greeley 1860 (quoted in Andrew Gelman, Boris Shor, Joseph Baumi & David Park 2005, 2007-09-20 "Rich State, Poor State, Red State, Blue State" _Quarterly Journal of Political "Science"_ #2 pg346)  


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2020 February - jgo economic news bits

2nd month of the 1st quarter of the 31st year of the Bush-Clinton-Shrub-Obummer-Trump economic depression


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2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)

It has been 1106 days since president Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, and congress & oath-breaking judges are still blocking visa/immigration & border security reforms, & repeal of evil, unconstitutional, privacy-violating, national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare.   Cut student, refugee, asylum, exchange, guest-work, green card visas.   Establish standards.   Conduct conscientious background investigations on visa applicants.   Terminate visa waivers.   Fence/wall all USA 🇺🇸 land-borders (1954+5524+1538=9016 miles to 1984+5524+1538=9046 miles, whatever; encyst the towns sitting across both sides the border) and improve ports to better track who enters and exits and when.

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
Dan Cadman _Center for Immigration Studies_
6-month "travel restrictions" placed on Nigeria, Burma/Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgystan, Sudan, Tanzania due to lack of passport security, & need for more information sharing to do adequate visa applicant screening

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
death toll from Wuhan coronavirus in Red China over 300
C. Douglas Golden: WND/Western Journal: Red China reportedly arrested doctors who gave warning of coronavirus out-break
CDCP: map of locations with confirmed cases
Johns Hopkins U: map of locations with confirmed cases

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
John Nolte _Breitbart_
Nasty Pelosi has been providing more evidence she has not been very bright this last couple decades

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
Ildefonso Ortiz _Breitbart_
suspected Mohammedan terrorist arrested in Arizona for murder of 2 police in Iraq
Discover the Networks: al-Qaeda/al-Qaida

The Religion of Peace

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
Gary Bauer _Patriot Post_
power-mad Nasty Pelosi's non-sense

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
Tony Perkins _Patriot Post_
Christians & Jews persecuted in Iran (Christians, Jews, & Mohammedans persecuted in Red China)

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
_Patriot Post_
evidence of improper quid pro quos (video)

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
Mark Cohen _News Max_
French begin to confront anti-Semitism

The Religion of Peace

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
NY Daily News editors concede ban of Pamela Geller ads against force-initiating Mohammedans was/is improper chilling of political speech

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
Arizona "Department of Education" violated privacy, then allowed further release of personal private info of family members of students seeking scholarships

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
Khaled Abu Toameh & Tovah Lazaroff _Jerusalem Israel Post_
in response to massive concessions by Israel in Trump/Kushner peace proposal, Mahmoud Abbas says he, Palestinian Authority, Fatah, Palestinians occupying central Israel, & Palestinians in Palestine=Gaza Strip will cut all ties with Israel & USA (but continue communications with IDF & CIA)

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
_Patriot Post_
Puxsatawney fido signals 4 more years

2020-02-01 (5780 Shebeth 06)
A.F. Branco _Patriot Post_
peace deal

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Kayla Kunkel _WND_/_Western Journal_
well-preserved ship-wreck discovered in Vistula river in Poland may date to medieval period

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  "Investment from Hong Kong and Taiwan was on the rise.   Workers were flooding into Guangdong: By one estimate, there were as many as 10 applicants for every job in the late-1980s.   In 1987, David Wilson, Hong Kong's governor, noted that there were already at least 1M workers in Guangdong province processing goods for Hong Kong companies, more than the British colony's whole manufacturing work-force.   Xinhua, the [Red Chinese] state-run 'news' agency that served as the main-land's de facto embassy in Hong Kong, called Wilson to say that no, in fact, 2M people in Guangdong were doing this type of work." --- Alexandra Harney 2008 _China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage_ pp29-30  


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  "Before the union [in the 1930s], crowds of Italian would show up in the morning outside the [Sili Valley cannery] factory gates, begging for work -- the shape-up.     Those who didn't cause trouble and whatever the supervisor told them [the most pliant] got work.     Those who didn't stayed outside.     Canners averaged $8 per week in 1933 (roughly [equivalent to] $151 in 2017).     10- & 12-hour days were routine, though 18-hour days were possible. With unionization in 1937, these women had job security and more reasonable wages, as well as protection from the arbitrary whims of supervisors.     The [fruit] growers felt the omnipresent threat of Ā«organizingĀ» [sabotage, sit-down & slow-down strikes], even though the field workers had no legal protections [could not sue nor effectively press criminal charges].     The Bracero Program legally imported [guest-]workers, but it also sanctified existing illegal [aliens].     This process of drying out the wet-backs, as the INS [& pretty much everyone] referred to it at the time, enabled farmers to use [illegal aliens] already on their farms [without risk of prosecution, prison, or fines].     In the late 1940s, this sanction covered more farm-workers than the Bracero Program. In the Summer of 1947, the INS legalized 55K [illegal alien] farm-workers in Texas alone, compared to the officially admitted 31,331 braceros in the whole country.     Former braceros who could not get another contract easily became [illegally present in the USA].     Historians estimate that 500K [illegal aliens] went North every year in the late 1940s and early 1950s.     With the Bracero Program as cover, it was easy to mix other Spanish-speaking workers in with a legal farm crew.     The head of the USA Border Patrol, Willard Kelly, llater told congress in 1952 that it would almost seem that the reason for the failure of the USA to properly protect its borders is to make way for the entry of cheap [& pliant] alien labor.     From the start, as a complaint to a senator from the members of a South Texas farm association reveals, growers cared little whether farm-workers were here legally or illegally [so long as farm-owners & managers were/are not at risk of serious prison time or financial fines anywhere close to their gains from & convenience in employing them].     The growers cared only that [desired for] the INS leave their workers alone and deport those who were bad citizens.     [Since the farm-owners & managers were trouble-making bad citizens, perhaps the INS should promptly have removed/exiled them.]     Since none of them were actually citizens (good or bad), the growers simply wanted the INS to deport trouble-makers. From its first years, then, growers looked to the INS as a source of discipline for [alien workers]." --- Louis Hyman 2018 _Temp: How USA Work, USA Business, and the USA Dream Became Temporary_/_Temp: The Real Story of What Happened to Your Salary, Benefits, and Job Security_ pp40-41 (citing senate sub-committee on labor and labor-management relations 1952 pg743;   Otey Scruggs 1988 _Braceros, WetBacks, and the Farm Labor Problem_ pg307;   quoted in Kitty Calavita 1992, 2010 _InSide the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, & the INS_ pp39, 34 (285 pages; 1.1MB))  

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