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Is the Economy Better?

People, try thinking. Seriously. Give it a shot, trump-waffen. Yes, it’ll hurt, but not too much. Here you go. Your uncle humpty’s tax deformation law…

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Canned Beer is Born

On this day in 1935, canned beer makes its debut through a partnership with the American Can Company, and the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company. Delivering…

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The Real Economy

Good News; The Dow has exceeded 29000, a new record, the S&P 500 rose to over 3000 and the Nasdaq rose to more than 8400,…

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The Day Big Oil Was Born

On this day in 1901, the American oil industry is born as a gusher named Spindle Top blows; the United States would never be the…

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Henry Ford the Smart Businessman and the $5 a Day Wage

On this day in 1914, Henry Ford announces a revolutionary wage scale of $5 per day, and reduces shifts from nine to eight hours. Against…

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The Uniting of the UAW From the Flint Strike

On this day in 1936, the Flint sit-down strike against General Motors commences at Fisher Body Plant No. 1. When the strike finally ended 44…

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