2020-02-21 08:00:48| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
To win re-election he must still navigate the swing states and hope the Democrats remain hobbled by infightingWith the US presidential primaries under way, everyone is wondering whether President Donald Trump will be re-elected in November. Opinion polls show that the ability to beat Trump ranks high among Democratic primary voters top priorities. Following Trumps acquittal in the Senate on impeachment charges and a State of the Union address in which he could tout Americas strengths first and foremost, the economy the presidents approval rating, at 49%, is the highest since he took office.But Trump has reason for concern. The acquittal may offer merely a transitory bump, and his approval rating should be much higher than it is, given the state of the economy. Continue reading...
2020-02-20 16:56:41| digg
Michael Bloomberg is worth $62.8 billion. It's hard to grasp how much money that actually is, but Mother Jones attempted to try.
2020-02-19 22:46:12| Fast Company
No one on the debate stage seemed to appreciate Michael Bloomberg being there. Well, it took only a few seconds for Micheal Bloomberg’s fellow 2020 presidential hopefuls to go for the jugular tonight at the ninth Democratic debate in Las Vegas. The billionaire and former New York mayor—a latecomer to the race who is accused of buying his way onto the stage with his deep, deep pockets—had a target on his back from the moment the event began.Read Full Story
2020-02-18 16:32:49| Business - International Herald Tribune
Some of the billionaires proposals wouldnt be out of place for his more progressive presidential rivals.
2020-02-18 13:33:56| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
The former New York mayor championed stop and frisk as well as Muslim surveillance programsDuring his tenure as mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg oversaw one of the most discriminatory surveillance programs in our nations history. His police departments Demographics Unit mapped out Muslim American communities and infiltrated and spied on everything from kebab shops to Muslim student whitewater rafting trips.Not only was the program offensive to American values even the then New Jersey Republican governor, Chris Christie, an ally of President Trumps, was outraged upon learning of it it did nothing to keep New Yorkers safe. The Demographics Units work did not generate a single terror lead. Continue reading...