The problems with farming in the United States continue to worsen. As if the suicides and bankruptcies aren’t already taking their toll on a flailing industry, farmers are now coping with the fact the president Donald Trump has taken away their largest customer by insisting on continuing the trade war.
In a political move that seems as if it was pulled straight from the Communist Manifesto, the latest cornerstone of freedom to fall victim to this appeasement campaign is none other than property rights. Mike Gravel, a former senator from Alaska and 2020 candidate, is currently selling “Private Property is Theft” yard signs to fund his campaign.
New Jersey residents are fleeing their state in droves thanks to the over taxation and immense financial burden placed on them by their socialist state government. In addition to the already sky-high federal tax that we are all forced to pay, those in New Jersey are struggling to make enough money to live after the state also steals a cut of their income.
The stock market plunged yesterday amid fears of a renewed and intense trade war with China. After months of the “calm before the storm,” United States equity markets dropped sharply on Tuesday as traders prepared for an escalation of the U.S.-China trade war complete with more tariffs (taxes on the American consumer).
The Trump Administration is looking into altering how it determines the national poverty level, which may put some Americans at risk of losing access to welfare programs, according to Bloomberg. The move might occur from changing how inflation is calculated in the “official poverty measure” according to a regulatory filing by White House Office of Management and Budget. That formula has been used for decades to try and determine where the poverty line is and what people qualify for social programs and federal benefits.