Ironically, the White House’s conclusion — that it would be more honorable for the author to name themselves and resign than to keep their perch and whine anonymously — is also the position taken by many of the Trump critics sharing the op-ed and speculating about its author.
Because even if a lot of people are willing to believe that the anonymous official is telling the truth, there are a lot of other people out there who aren’t — and another anonymous report about Trump’s unfitness for office doesn’t do anything to solve the problem it’s identified.
The Canadian government limits the amount of dairy that farmers produce, sets the prices, and blocks most imports. There’s a big upside to Canada’s cow-based command economy, however: The stable dairy prices keep the industry consistently profitable and allow small farmers to thrive.
America does things differently. Whereas Canada limits supply, the US encourages a bounty of dairy. It’s a land of milky excess: fried butter balls, $0.99 milkshakes, four-cheese pizzas, and iced mocha Frappuccinos.
A place where the people of certain Midwestern states competitively sculpt butter. Though US consumers clearly relish dairy, for farmers and processors, the dairy surplus has its drawbacks.
The Global Climate Action Summit is challenging people, communities, societies and economies around the world to ‘step up’ and take ambition to the next level across five key issue areas: Healthy Energy Systems, Inclusive Economic Growth, Sustainable Communities, Land and Ocean Stewardship and Transformative Climate Investments.
The Healthy Energy Systems challenge focuses on the global clean energy revolution that is decarbonizing energy and transport systems and enabling healthy people and places.
Sanders’s attacks on Amazon and its CEO, Jeff Bezos, have won support from the left and the right, elevating his views on the plight of the poor and middle class even amid a soaring economy.
The left-wing firebrand is using his elevated national platform to highlight issues like low wages and poor working conditions at the online retailer, and his attacks are resonating with unlikely allies, like conservative Fox News host Tucker Carlson.
The nonpartisan CBO reported that the central drivers of the increasing deficit were the Republican tax law and the bipartisan agreement to increase spending. As a result, revenue only rose 1 percent, failing to keep up with a 7 percent surge in spending, it added.
Revenue from individual and payroll taxes was up some $105 billion, or 4 percent, while corporate taxes fell $71 billion, or 30 percent.