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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-05-18-17

Max Armstrong talks about cow comfort, Federal Reserve report and Trump appointee. (audio)

In the press today, the Wall Street Journal is giving attention to cow comfort, which is crucial to dairy productivity. Cows are being treated like 'dairy queens.' Robotic back scratching, sprinklers, fans.

Economists are saying it's a good sign we are borrowing again. The Federal Reserve report includes some signs of potential trouble. Our household debt in 2008 represented 100% of our household income. Today, it's just 80%.

The four-term Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke of Wisconsin will accept federal appointment as assistant secretary in Department of Homeland Security. He has spoken in defense of Trump.

 

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