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Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem

Post by Slappy » Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:02 pm

Gallup Poll: Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem
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17 Sep 2018451
Results of a Gallup poll released on Monday show that a record-low number of respondents — 12 percent — believe the shape of the American economy is one of the most important problems facing the country.
That’s five percentage points less than the same survey taken last month, which showed 17 percent felt that the U.S. economy was a top problem in America.

And the poll reveals more good news for Americans under a President Donald Trump administration.

Gallup reported on its poll:

The low number of mentions of economic issues as the nation’s most important problem mirrors Americans’ generally positive attitudes on other economic indicators. In the current September survey, 55% of Americans say the economy is getting better, among the highest proportions saying this since 2004. A near-record-high 64% say now is a good time to find a quality job; workers remain upbeat about their job security; and employee engagement is at record highs.

Gallup’s poll also reveals the issues that have replaced the economy on the “top problems” list. At 29 percent, respondents to September’s survey are just a few percentage points shy of the all-time high 33 percent who cite the federal government’s dysfunction in funding and keeping it open for business.

The current top five “most important problem” categories in this latest poll include immigration (12 percent), race issues (nine percent), the need to unify the country (seven percent), healthcare (five percent), lack of respect for one another (four percent) and poverty/hunger/homelessness (four percent), Gallup reported.



In a politically-divided country, both Republicans and Democrats seem to agree that the government is a top problem — 38% of Democrats and 28% of Republicans put it at the top of both partisan groups’ lists.

The divide comes when each party points fingers at whom to blame for the government issue — Republicans blame Democrats while Democrats blame President Donald Trump — the man whose policies have put the U.S. economy on a winning track, including record-low unemployment for millions of Americans.

In its analysis of its poll, Gallup makes a prediction about November’s mid-term elections:

With the midterm elections approaching, Democrats’ low levels of satisfaction with the way things are going, and their dissatisfaction with the way the nation is being governed, certainly stand as motivating factors for them to turn out and attempt to change representation in Congress. Republicans’ high levels of satisfaction with the way things are going, however, may in turn motivate them to vote in order to keep the status quo in place.

Gallup conducted the survey on Sept. 4-12 and included the fact the “Gallup has been asking the classic ‘most important problem’ question since 1939 but did not begin giving a net score for all references to economic issues — including the economy in general, unemployment and inflation — until 1991.”

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Re: Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem

Post by jeanV » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:47 pm

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Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem
Entering a 10th year of recovery? Duh! What a surprise.

Most people live day to day, not looking far ahead into macro aggregates.


But have no fear:

Trump will be able to blame the coming downturn on the new Nov. 2018 Democratic House.

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Post by Mikgof » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:51 pm

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Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:47 pm
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Entering a 10th year of recovery? Duh! What a surprise.

Most people live day to day, not looking far ahead into macro aggregates.


But have no fear:

Trump will be able to blame the coming downturn on the new Nov. 2018 Democratic House.
And the Trumpist's will believe it. Into recession a week after the election and it will be all the fault of the Dems.
Surrealism is the new normal

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Post by jeanV » Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:00 pm

Mikgof wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:51 pm
And the Trumpist's will believe it. Into recession a week after the election and it will be all the fault of the Dems.

White ethno-nationalism + a circling of wagons around the doomed religion of Djeezus,

and they're good to believe in anything.


To be honest, the Ocasio Cortez/Cynthia Nixon loons are scary,

so the Trump loons are encouraged to be paranoid and immune to reasoning.

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Post by PistolPierre » Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:23 pm

Jean you are something of an ethno-nationalist yourself. Your use of “Catholic niggers” gives you away not to mention your philo Chiggerism.

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Post by jeanV » Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:06 am

PistolPierre wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:23 pm
Jean you are something of an ethno-nationalist yourself. Your use of “Catholic niggers” gives you away not to mention your philo Chiggerism.

I'd love to answer you if I was able to understand what you're mumbling under your beard.


Please, do tell me which kind of ethno-nationalism I'm standing for?

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Post by PistolPierre » Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:08 am

jeanV wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:06 am
PistolPierre wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:23 pm
Jean you are something of an ethno-nationalist yourself. Your use of “Catholic niggers” gives you away not to mention your philo Chiggerism.

I'd love to answer you if I was able to understand what you're mumbling under your beard.


Please, do tell me which kind of ethno-nationalism I'm standing for?

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Black Chinese expatriate multinationals.

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Post by WilyB » Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:31 pm

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Post by Slappy » Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:51 pm

why the hate towards Christians

macro aggregate yer mothers ass and chink unemployment in 3 to 6 months :twisted: :lol:

global homo race and western civilization traitor

i shall call you merkelv

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Re: Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem

Post by Slappy » Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:02 pm

JOB DESTROYERS WHINE ABOUT TRUMP’S TARIFFS ON CHINA
Those who move American jobs overseas insist NAFTA/TPP good, Trump bad
Marty Gottesfeld SEPTEMBER 19, 2018
Job Destroyers Whine About Trump’s Tariffs On China

The people responsible for exporting hundreds of thousands of American manufacturing jobs to brutal sweatshops in countries like China – which often employ child labor – have been taking to the public airwaves on platforms like NPR to protest President Trump’s latest round of trade tasks.

Judging by their rhetoric, if President Trump keeps it up, the boardrooms of tax-dodging, child-exploiting, multi-national, multi-billion dollar corporations may soon supplant Chinese factories on the worldwide list of top purchasers of suicide netting.

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Foxconn factories in Shenzhen, China, which apparently employ suicide netting rather than bathroom breaks as a worker-retention strategy. (Twitter/ Ogmin)

Indeed, there is little that reveals the truth about how the leadership of the Democratic party sold out its former bread and butter constituency of American blue-collar workers while turning a blind eye to human rights violations abroad than its stance on the “screw-you” economics of “free” trade. For example, former President Bill Clinton negotiated and signed the original NAFTA treaty with the nearly-unanimous backing of Ivy League economists who ridiculed those who dared to disagree with their rosy fiscal predictions that it would create tens of thousands of well-paying jobs in the U.S.

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Re: Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem

Post by jeanV » Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:17 pm

Slappy wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:02 pm
Job destroyers whine about trump’s tariffs on china

Those who move American jobs overseas insist NAFTA/TPP good, Trump bad
Those who move American jobs overseas insist NAFTA/TPP good, Trump bad?

Maybe because these guys -unlike Infowars and Trump- understand how the economy works.

The primitive mercantilist theory has been busted ever since Ricardo:
Between 1500 and 1750 most economists advocated Mercantilism which promoted the idea of international trade for the purpose of earning bullion by running a trade surplus with other countries. Ricardo challenged the idea that the purpose of trade was merely to accumulate gold or silver. With "comparative advantage" Ricardo argued in favour of industry specialisation and free trade. He suggested that industry specialization combined with free international trade always produces positive results. This theory expanded on the concept of absolute advantage.

Ricardo suggested that there is mutual national benefit from trade even if one country is more competitive in every area than its trading counterpart and that a nation should concentrate resources only in industries where it has a comparative advantage,[17] that is in those industries in which it has the greatest competitive edge. Ricardo suggested that national industries which were, in fact, profitable and internationally competitive should be jettisoned in favour of the most competitive industries, the assumption being that subsequent economic growth would more than offset any economic dislocation which would result from closing profitable and competitive national industries.

Ricardo attempted to prove theoretically that international trade is always beneficial.[18] Paul Samuelson called the numbers used in Ricardo's example dealing with trade between England and Portugal the "four magic numbers".[19] "In spite of the fact that the Portuguese could produce both cloth and wine with less amount of labor, Ricardo suggested that both countries would benefit from trade with each other".
But I doubt Trump ever heard the word Ricardo in full.

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Re: Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem

Post by Slappy » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:42 pm

20 Sep 2018
Jobless claims unexpectedly fell again last week to the lowest level since November of 1969.
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits came in at 201,000, down from 204,000 in the previous week. Economists had predicted a rise to 210,000.

Jobless claims are a proxy for layoffs and have been closely watched for signs that trade disputes and escalating tariffs could be costing Americans jobs. Record lows indicate that what many have described as a “trade war” is weighing far less on the U.S. economy than predicted by critics of the Trump administration.

Weekly jobless claims can be volatile so economists often look to the four-week moving average of initial claims. This declined by 2,250 to 205,750, the lowest level since December 1969.

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Post by jeanV » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:56 pm

Slappy wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:42 pm
Jobless claims unexpectedly fell again last week to the lowest level since November of 1969.
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits came in at 201,000, down from 204,000 in the previous week. Economists had predicted a rise to 210,000.
Yawn.

10th year of the Obama recovery boosted with 1.5 trillion in tax cuts debt candy.

Plus the insane removal of health and environmental regulations creating future liabilities.


How often are you going to trumpet the small symptoms of that ill timed stimulus?

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Re: Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem

Post by Slappy » Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:10 pm

I just find it amusing that Obama and others have been completely off the mark..

I want chink and Canadian blood :D

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Re: Record Low 12 Percent of Americans Consider U.S. Economy Top Problem

Post by jeanV » Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:02 pm

Slappy wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:10 pm
I want chink and Canadian blood.
Well, baby Donnie lost on both fronts:

1) he's durably soured what used to be a trusting relationship with Canada

2) he just completely lost the South China Sea, because he's an ignorant, inattentive fool.

China’s Sea Control Is a Done Deal, ‘Short of War With the U.S.’

Poor, stupid baby Donnie.

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