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New Report Indicates College Enrollment is on a Downward Trend

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 16, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/16/2020 at 12:00pm

Higher education is already feeling a lot of pain because of the pandemic, but it’s going to get worse.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Report: Enrollment Continues to Trend Downward

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has bad news. Again.

Its latest fall 2020 enrollment report continues to show downward trajectories nearly across the board in...

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Final Jobs Report Before Election: Unemployment Below 8%, Job Growth Below Expectations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1:00pm 10/2/2020 at 1:00pm
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The September jobs report, the last one before the election, revealed the economy only added 661,000 jobs.

However, the unemployment rate sits at 7.9%. The economy has also recovered 12 million jobs since the COVID-19 outbreak in mid-March, which saw around 22 million layoffs.

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Another 860,000 Filed Unemployment Claims Last Week, Continuing Claims Fell by 916,000

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 9:00am 9/17/2020 at 9:00am
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Another 860,000 Americans filed unemployment claims last week, keeping the trend under 900,000 steady for a few weeks.

The number from the week before was revised up to 884,000, meaning claims dropped by 24,000.

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Joe Biden Now Running Against Trump by Copying Trump’s Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 4:00pm 9/13/2020 at 4:00pm
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Have you been listening to Joe Biden’s economic message lately? If you have, you may find that it sounds a bit familiar. It almost seems like Joe is going to say “Make America Great Again” any day now.

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but in Biden’s case, it...

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Unemployment Rate Dropped to 8.4% in August, Economy Adds 1.4 Million Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 4, 2020 at 11:00am 9/4/2020 at 11:00am

The Labor Department reported the economy added 1.4 million jobs in August and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.4%.

This is a huge drop from July, which saw a 10.2% unemployment rate.

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Minneapolis Requiring Businesses Destroyed by Riots to Pay Property Taxes Before They Can Rebuild

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 14, 2020 at 7:00am 8/14/2020 at 7:00am
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The city of Minneapolis is requiring businesses destroyed by the recent riots to pre-pay their 2020 property taxes before they can even officially demolish and rebuild their businesses.

The city allowed these businesses to be destroyed, and now wants a ransom from the very people they victimized. When do the business owners...

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Boat Sales are Surging as People Seek Safe Recreation During Pandemic

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 11:00am 8/12/2020 at 11:00am
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People who have been trapped in their homes for months, and looking for a form of recreation that allows social distancing are increasingly turning to boating.

Some areas are reporting a massive spike in boat sales. It’s a win for people and the economy.

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2Q GDP Drop In Perspective: U.S. Outperformed EU and Eurozone

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/1/2020 at 12:00pm
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European Union economies have taken a big hit in the wake of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, registering their biggest decline in recent history. The eurozone economies, comprising of 19 out of 27 EU member states, reported an annualized GPD decline of 40.3 percent, higher than the annualized drop of 32.9 percent...

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Over 1.4 Million Filed Unemployment Claims, GDP Dropped 9.5% in Second Quarter

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:06am 7/30/2020 at 9:06am
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About 1.434 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week as states issue another shutdown due to spikes in coronavirus cases.

The GDP also crashed to a 32.9% annualized rate, which is the biggest drop on record. Overall, the GDP dropped 9.5% between the first and second quarters.

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VIDEO: Watch Trump’s Fantastic Interview With Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 10:00am 7/26/2020 at 10:00am
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Dave Portnoy of the tremendously successful ‘Barstool Sports’ did an interview with President Trump this week which is going viral for obvious reasons.

I don’t know how Portnoy secured this interview, but it’s one of the best interviews of Trump in years.

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Unemployment Claims Up Slightly, But Continuing Claims Dropped by 1.107 Million

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 11:00am 7/23/2020 at 11:00am
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The unemployment claims last week went up slightly to 1.416 million.

However, continuing claims decreased. That means the unemployment went down a little bit to 11.1%. You need to remember that these numbers lag behind a week.

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Unemployment Claims Come in at 1.3 Million, Continuing Claims Down by 737,750

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 9:00am 7/16/2020 at 9:00am
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Unemployment claims continue to tumble! The Labor Department’s report states that 1.3 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week, which is down by 10,000 from the previous week.

Continuing claims fell by 737,750 to 17.338 million.

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Businesses in College Towns Hit Hard by Campus Closures Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/14/2020 at 12:00pm

This story focuses on Amherst, MA, but the same would apply to pretty much any town that relies on colleges and universities as a major part of the local economy.

NBC News reports:

When a university closes for COVID-19, its college town may not survive

For more than a century, the office supply store...

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Democrats’ November Strategy: Worry, Don’t Be Happy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 9:00pm 7/11/2020 at 9:00pm
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On June 29, 2020, I urged people Don’t fall for Operation Demoralize:

We are in the middle of another Operation Demoralize. It happens every national election. This time it’s early, only June.

The media swarms and lies. Tells you it’s over, wants you to give up. Happens every single time.

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Unemployment Claims Decrease Again: 1.3 Million Filed Last Week, Continuing Claims Drop by 698,000

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 9:00am 7/9/2020 at 9:00am
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The Labor Department’s unemployment report shows the unemployment filing numbers continue to decrease as the economy starts to pick up after the coronavirus shutdown.

1.3 million Americans filed last week, which is down by 99,000 from the previous week. The continuing claims fall to 18.06 million, which is a drop...

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June Jobs Report Blows Away Estimates: Added 4.8 Million Jobs, Jobless Rate Falls to 11.1%

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 9:03am 7/2/2020 at 9:03am
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The U.S. economy is picking up after the coronavirus pandemic!

The June jobs report revealed the economy added 4.8 million jobs while the jobless rate fell to 11.1%

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Consumer Spending Increased at Record 8.2% Pace in May

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 26, 2020 at 11:00am 6/26/2020 at 11:00am
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More good news for the economy! Consumer spending increased at a record 8.2% pace in May as states begin to reopen.

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