Economic 10 articles

No Green Cards For Welfare Wards

Federal rules governing green cards are tightening up under the Republican Trump administration, effective October 2019. Immigrants receiving public assistance may find it harder to stay here legally after that date as officials find it easier to reject green card and visa applications. Non-citizens of the United States need to have a Permanent Residence Card […]

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Japan Is Still Winning the Race to Mine Asteroids…

In breaking news, Japan’s space agency JAXA announced that its second-generation rocket Hayabusa2 landed successfully on a space-voyaging asteroid to collect mineral samples for transport back home. Its continuing year-and-a-half mission is to photograph and collect mineral samples from the tumbling space rock. Interest in mining metals from near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) is very appealing to […]

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Tennessee Forced To Fund Refugee Resettlement

Tennessee legislators just lost a lengthy legal battle over their state’s right to refuse to fund the federal refugee resettlement program. On July 24, 2019, a federal appeals court dismissed Tennessee’s landmark lawsuit. The story started in July 2016, when Tennessee’s Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced his refusal to follow a directive issued by the […]

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Trade War: China Is Getting Desperate

Cool, confident and assured President Trump much like those card-sharks of old, is holding a winning hand. By outmaneuvering, out bluffing and using the power of U.S. tariffs as a powerful strategic bargaining chip, he is finally getting the attention of the stubborn Chinese Government. The war of economic attrition is finally reaching critical mass […]

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The Census Showdown

“Transparency” is one of those words that politicians love to use regardless on which side of the political divide they reside on — much like “bipartisanship.” However if truth-be-told, those two words actually scare the hell out of career politicians because both those words suggest openness, cooperation, and clarity. This is, without a doubt, the […]

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