The 2020 Trilateral Commission membership list is included in this posting. Each member’s current and past major affiliations are described. Long-time member Michael Bloomberg announced his candidacy for the 2020 Democrat nomination for President, and then withdrew. New members this year include Fiona Hill and David Petraeus. The organization, founded in 1973, meets annually in secret with participants from media, international business, think tanks, finance, education, lobbying and government. All […]
Archive for January 2020
Higher wages, more jobs not from Trump pro-business economy; instead credit goes to DOL for overtime exempt rule change
Business-beholden members of Congress are falsely boasting that their 2017 tax law has been responsible for less unemployment and slightly higher hourly wages. They praise themselves and President Donald Trump for cutting corporate rates from 35% to 21%, eliminating most taxes on dividends and capital gains, doubling the exemption for inheritance tax, and dropping the tax for corporate foreign profits – laundered for years overseas – from 35% to 15%. […]
Bloomberg bought fifth place in Democrat race for $211,000,000. His plan is to import millions of foreigners and ditch Americans.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg has spent $211 million in self-promoting ads since November 24, including $866,000 for messages just on Saturday, Jan. 11. Pundits say the effort is paying off, and they point to the Real Clear Politics poll average that has him at fifth place in the race for Democrat Party nomination for President. The polls place him less than 2% behind the “Oracle of South Bend”, Peter Paul Montgomery […]
Pains of poverty from slave pay are just ignored by politicians; Elite class uses phony arguments to fight $15 minimum wage
Two big lies have been fed to the American worker by media, think tanks and politicians: Raising the minimum wage to $15 only helps entry-level and very young workers. An increased minimum wage to $15 leads to fewer jobs and closed businesses. The first claim is usually presented as: Only 542,000 American workers are at minimum wage, so why should we endanger jobs for the remaining 118 million full-time workers, […]