Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff’s attempts to stimulate the slowing economy through massive insertions of new debt has in fact had the opposite result.

Markit Ltd., the London-based global financial information behemoth, issued an early warning about signs of the coming recession in late February when it published its services purchasing managers’ index.

The latest data reveal that the U.S. economy is headed for a recession by the end of the year.

Although the narrative from the Obama administration is one of an economy that has been humming along nicely, the reality is that the Federal Reserve primed the pump with historic and far-reaching intervention efforts. Now that the era of easy money appears to be over, the resulting slowdown — with junk bonds as a predictor — is pointing to a looming recession.

Obsessed with identity politics, the Obama administration plans to force businesses to divulge salary data — broken down by race and sex in order to “equalize” American wages.

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