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April 27, 2019

GM to Add Second Shift and More Than 400 Hourly Jobs at Bowling Green (Ky.) Assembly Plant

Bowling Green, Ky. — General Motors is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at its Bowling Green (Kentucky) Assembly plant to support production of the Next Generation Corvette, which will be revealed on July 18, 2019.

The addition of the second shift will increase the plant’s workforce to more than 1,300.

“The Corvette’s iconic status owes so much to the men and women of Bowling Green, where it has been built exclusively for almost 40 years,” said GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra. “This is the workforce that can deliver a next generation Corvette worthy of both its historic past and an equally exciting future, and today’s announcement gets us one step closer to its reveal on July 18.”

Since 2011, GM has invested more than $900 million into Bowling Green. This includes investments towards a new body shop, increased engine capacity, new paint shop, a new Performance Build Center, and additional plant upgrades.


April 25, 2019

Picture emerges of well-to-do young bombers behind Sri Lankan carnage

Source: Reuters

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families who slaughtered 359 people in Easter Sunday bomb attacks.

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks on three churches and four hotels. If that connection is confirmed, the attacks looks likely to be the deadliest ever linked to the group.

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-sri-lanka-blasts/picture-emerges-of-well-to-do-young-bombers-behind-sri-lankan-carnage-idUSKCN1S00G2

Terrorism is the plague of 21st century.
April 23, 2019

S&P 500 and Nasdaq rally to record closing highs after strong earnings from broad range of companies


Ending sanction exemptions to Iranian oil customers like China & India & others,
is causing oil prices to spike, which means more profits for oil producer. That is bullish for stocks but not for consumers. The top 1% gets richer, while working Americans who must drive to work will pay the price.
April 21, 2019

Nadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr.,Others in Trump Tower meeting

Source: the hill.com

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that he doesn't understand why special counsel Robert Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr. and others involved in the 2016 Trump Tower meeting with criminal conspiracy.

Nadler, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," noted that Mueller said he didn't bring charges against those in the meeting because he couldn't prove they willfully intended to commit a crime.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/439902-nadler-i-dont-understand-why-mueller-didnt-charge-donald-trump-jr

Junior was thrilled to hear Russia was going to help his dad. Manafort & Jared Kushner also felt this was an important meeting and attended. Then 45 lied and said he never heard about this meeting until afterwards. Yeah right, and I still believe in tooth fairy, even after half my teeth are gone.
April 9, 2019

Biden doing great in RCP average


Biden 29.9
Sanders 21.4
Harris 9.7
O'Rourke 8.9
Warren 5.7
Booker 3.6
Buttigieg 2.6
Klobuchar 1.7
Yang 1.0
Castro 1.0
Gillibrand 0.9
Hickenlooper 0.7
Inslee 0.7

Biden looks runaway leader in this Hill poll......

Biden 36
Sanders 19
Harris 9
Beto 7
Warren 6
April 6, 2019

Stephen Moore At the Fed Is a Scary Thought

The real reason that Stephen Moore does not belong on the Federal Reserve Board is not that he is unqualified for the job, though he is. Nor is it that he has been a highly partisan and divisive figure for many years, though he has been. The real reason is that, if confirmed by the Senate, Moore could become the Fed chairman — and that is a scary possibility. It could spawn a global financial calamity.


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