For those of us who bothered to study Macroeconomics 101 in school, you needn’t have bothered. In our first week of the class, we learned that two successive quarters of negative GDP growth meant we were in a recession. But that’s not true, don’t you know. In fact, if you got that question wrong on an exam, we suggest you contact that professor and ask for your grade to be changed. It turns out that, especially in an election year, the definition of a “recession” is whatever the hell Joe Biden and Janet Yellen say it is.
Everybody was thrilled to get stimulus checks in the mail during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s free money!” many exclaimed. But nothing in life is free. This includes “free” things handed out by the government. According to estimates by Bloomberg Economics, US households will spend $5,200 more this year than they did last year on the same consumption basket. That breaks down to $433 extra in expenditures every single month.
If Schumer’s bill would have passed and made it into law, abortion up until the moment of birth would have been legal. Quite literally, a woman who is nine months pregnant and on her way to the hospital for a C-section could have changed her mind on the way, walked into the hospital and had the baby aborted. Murdered. That’s not just radical, that’s downright evil.