Industrial Production Rebounded in May

Industrial production rebounded 0.4 percent in May, its first increase this year. Challenges remain for the manufacturing sector which will likely keep the trend in industrial production weak. Wells Fargo

US Drill Rigs Running Dropped Last Week

The number of drill rigs operating in the USA dropped by 9 last week to 975 while Canadian drilling increased by 18 rigs to 103.

US Raw Steel Production was at ACUR 81.2%

In the week ending 6/1/19 US raw steel production was 1,890,000 tons as mills operated at an ACUR of 81.2 percent. Thus far this year mills have produced prox 41,235,000 tons compared to the 38,842,000 tons produced in the like period last year.

Small Business Optimism Rose to Highest Level Since October 2018

The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose to the highest level since October. Capex plans rose while inflationary pressures fell. Labor market components remain strong. National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

…”one had to concern oneself with the rational, not the insane-that one had to seek that which was right, because the right answer always won-that the senseless, the wrong, the monstrously unjust could not work, could not succeed, could do nothing but defeat itself.” Ayn Rand

Opposition Research

So, the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary campaign hired and paid millions to a former British spy to dig for dirt on the Trump campaign from the Russians and God knows who else, and that is OK with all the liberals. President Trump merely answers a question about the possibility that he MIGHT accept opposition research on a political opponent and that he MIGHT notify the FBI after seeing the information and the left is trying to crucify him. Such bullshit.

Mexico Agrees to Monitor Southern Border

Another unspoken victory for President Trump…the Mexican government has agreed to send troops to the southern border of Mexico, among other things, to stem the flow of illegals into the USA. Naturally, the swamp creatures are saying these things had been agreed to in the past, the White House denies that, even so, if these agreements had been made previously, no one did anything about it…until our President Trump. FAKE NEWS

Note they say “should” and “likely” These opinions are not written in stone. rb

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!!! Enjoy your family.

Infrastructure X (Keystone & Dakota pipelines) Regulation Reform XX 1 in 2 out
Individual Tax Reform XX Entitlement Reform
Business Tax Reform XX Education Reform X
Healthcare Reform Veterans Administration Reform X
Rebuild our Military X Trade Reform X
Secure our Borders (The Wall) XX Lead the world from the front XX
Help for the poor XX Drain the swamp X as we speak
Peace through unmatchable strength Support Israel X
Destroy ISIS XX Extreme Vetting XX
Conservative Supreme Court nominees XX American Jobs XX

I will track these campaign promises and will check them off as each is accomplished adding those I have missed as they become apparent. This is quite an agenda and will be difficult to achieve all in one term, but I believe the American people are behind him and know these things need to be done. Now, if he can get our legislators to support him instead of fighting him….


Have a great weekend…. God bless America!

Buy American made products whenever you can, it’s good for you, good for your friends and neighbors and good for our country.

If you are hiring…try to hire a veteran…. they are loyal, disciplined, hardworking…and they deserve our support.

By the way, if you wish to comment on my rants or offer any other insights you may have, you are encouraged to email me.


In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person’s becoming in every facet an American and nothing but an American. There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn’t an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag…We have room for but one language here and that is the English language…and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.”</blockquote