Wow! the US economy added a whopping 273,000 jobs in February. And considering that February only had 29 days and was overshadowed by the coronavirus story, this is more evidence of a strong Trump economy.
And get this… the job creation numbers for January and December were revised UP by 85,000(!)
Here is an excerpt from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (sorry it will not format correctly. This is a typical government website that can’t even do what every other website does.):
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 273,000 in February, after an increase of
the same magnitude in January. In 2019, job growth averaged 178,000 per month. In
February, notable job gains occurred in health care and social assistance, food
services and drinking places, government, construction, professional and technical
services, and financial activities. (See table B-1.)
Employment in health care and social assistance increased by 57,000 in February.
Health care added 32,000 jobs, with gains in offices of physicians (+10,000), home
health care services (+10,000), and hospitals (+8,000). Employment in social assistance
increased by 25,000, with a majority of the gain in individual and family services
(+18,000). Over the past 12 months, employment increased by 368,000 in health care and
by 191,000 in social assistance.
Food services and drinking places added 53,000 jobs in February. Employment in the
industry has increased by 252,000 over the past 7 months, following a lull in job growth
earlier in 2019.
In February, government employment increased by 45,000, led by a gain in state government
education (+16,000). Federal employment increased by 8,000, reflecting the hiring of
7,000 temporary workers for the 2020 Census.
Construction added 42,000 jobs in February, following a similar gain in January (+49,000).
In 2019, job gains averaged 13,000 per month. In February, employment gains occurred
in specialty trade contractors (+26,000) and residential building (+10,000).
In February, employment in professional and technical services increased by 32,000. Job
growth occurred in architectural and engineering services (+10,000) and in scientific
research and development services (+5,000). Employment continued to trend up in computer
systems design and related services (+8,000). Over the past 12 months, professional and
technical services has added 285,000 jobs.
Employment in financial activities increased by 26,000 in February, with gains in real
estate (+8,000) and in credit intermediation and related activities (+6,000). Over the
past 12 months, financial activities has added 160,000 jobs.
Employment in other major industries, including mining, manufacturing, wholesale trade,
retail trade, transportation and warehousing, and information, changed little over the
In February, average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls
increased by 9 cents to $28.52. Over the past 12 months, average hourly earnings have
increased by 3.0 percent. Average hourly earnings of private-sector production and
nonsupervisory employees increased by 8 cents to $23.96 in February.
This is all great news. Meanwhile the whole global economy is being threatened by the coronavirus, which originated in communist China. This is typical of how communism destroys nations that are not even communist.
There has been increasingly less mention of communist China in recent news reports about the coronavirus.
Oh, sure there was wide coverage in the early stages that the virus originated in China, but that has completely disappeared since the Fake News media are doing everything they can to cover up for evil China in every was possible.
Imagine that the coronavirus started in a country called TrumpLand, where the Trump family ruled and everything was pro-Trump. In that case we would be hearing TrumpLand being blamed every minute of every day for the virus.
But no, not a word any longer about China. Meanwhile the bubonic plague that wiped out one-third of Europe in the 14th century originated in China. But few people know that either.
At the same time several other recent global health epidemics like bird flu, swine flu and SARS all originated in China.
But hardly a word in the Fake News media about any of those.
There are two possible explanations for the origins of the coronavirus. Either it is a result of the filthy conditions in communist China, which is a backward and dirty nation. Or it is a germ-warfare agent that was released from a government ‘super lab’ which is known to exist in Wuhan, which is the epicenter of the outbreak in China.
Yet the media are not discussing either possibility. But if the coronavirus originated in TrumpLand, we would have 100 different theories, every one slamming TrumpLand on every minute of every day.
Trump and Obama had totally different responses to an outbreak. Just three weeks after the coronavirus was first named and identified, president Trump acted. USA Today reported on January 31, 2020:
The Donald Trump administration declared the coronavirus outbreak to be a public health emergency in the United States on Friday, setting quarantines of Americans who have recently been to certain parts of China.
After Trump ordered a travel ban on China before any Americans on our mainland even were reported to be infected, CNN attacked the ban:
Experts say travel restrictions the Trump administration put in place to stop the novel coronavirus from spreading could have unintended consequences that undermine that effort.
Democrats called Trump a racist for the travel ban but we can be sure that the epidemic would be vastly worse if he had not implemented the ban.
Meanwhile in the case of the swine flu of 2009, there were almost 1,000 US deaths before Obama even declared a state of emergency on October 24, 2009.
Can you imagine the media uproar if president Trump had not declared a state of emergency by now? With just 11 deaths in the US? There would me media armageddon.
Meanwhile CDC.gov, the official government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website reported:
The 2009 H1N1 influenza virus (referred to as “swine flu” early on) was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009.
Oh, gee, look at this from Wikipedia:
The swine flu was initially seen in Mexico in April 2009, where the strain of the particular virus was a mixture from 3 types of strains. Six of the genes are very similar to the H1N2 influenza virus that was found in pigs around 2000.
Yes, Mexico, which Obama maintained an open border with throughout his administration up until 2017. So president Trump’s tightening immigration policies look better every day.
On 11 June (2009) the World Health Organization officially declares swine flu to be a pandemic. This is the signal for the vaccine industry to start making pandemic vaccine (paid for by governments), rather than conventional flu vaccine (paid for by ordinary health services).
Wikpedia also reported 593 US fatalities as of September 3, 2009.
But alas, UPI reports:
On Oct. 24, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama declared a national emergency related to the outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus, also known as swine flu, to aid local authorities in dealing with the pandemic.
No matter how badly Obama handled his job, the Fake News media adore him.
Meanwhile here is some good news about two deaths from coronavirus:
Iranian media on Friday reported the deaths of Hossein Sheikholeslam, formerly ambassador to Syria and an adviser to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and Mohammed Haj Abolghasemi, an intelligence officer and commander in Iran’s brutal Basij paramilitary unit, a division of the designated terrorist organization known as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
These two are brutal thugs who have taken part in Iran’s internal suppression and in Iran’s global terror crusade. May they rot in hell. Because they will…