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The latest economic numbers -- 266,000 jobs created in November, unemployment at a 50-year low -- make one thing very clear: President Donald Trump has a path to win a second term next year.
Again, the gains are broad and deep. Minorities continue to see record or near-record low unemployment rates, with blacks at 5.5 percent and Hispanics at 4.2 percent. And recent research from Bloomberg News shows that the Trump-era recovery has most benefited those in the lowest 40 percent of incomes.
New lightbulb is many times more expensive.
I hate to say it it doesn’t make you look as good. Being a vain person that’s very important to me. (chuckles from media)
It gives you an orange look I don’t want a orange look. (laughter)
Has anyone noticed that? (More laughter)
So we’ll have to change those bulbs in at least a couple rooms where I’m at in the White House. (Chuckle)
The name of the game is capitalism let the chips fall where they may
originally posted by: Mark08
a reply to: Blue Shift
When someone retires and someone else moves into that job. That's not counted as an added job. These are real numbers, spin them however you'd like. I'm doing much better now than I was under our last communist regime. So is everyone else I know.
Manufacturing is still declining
Manufacturing added a total of 54,000 jobs, even though factory activity has declined in each of the past four months.
Median income is up 3.1%.
Trump had a huge voter base in the manufacturing and industrial sector, it's not growing that much. Sure it's up a bit, but that's probably due to him investing into coal, and implementing metal tariffs.
In the first 21 months of the Trump presidency, nonfarm employment grew by a seasonally adjusted 2.6%. In the same period, manufacturing employment grew by 3.1%, reversing the trend under Obama when overall employment grew faster than employment in the manufacturing sector.
Comparing the last 21 months of the Obama administration with the first 21 months of Trump’s, shows that under Trump’s watch, more than 10 times the number of manufacturing jobs were added.