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A politically-convenient jobs report came out this week that shows that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8%. However, many are crying foul as the numbers don’t appear to add up. Among the critics of the Obama Administration- an administration that … Continue reading
If you were an alien who flew in from Venus this week to catch the Democratic Convention, you would think we were in the middle of a jobs boom. Speaker after speaker talked about what a wonderful job Barack Obama … Continue reading
At what point do black Americans start to ask the Democratic Party to do something for them in return for their votes? Today’s 14.1 percent black unemployment rate is almost twice the 7.4 percent white rate, and the racial gap … Continue reading
The recession officially ended all the way back in 2009. Yet… Household income is down sharply since the recession ended three years ago, according to a report released Thursday, providing another sign of the stubborn weakness of the economic recovery.
It will come as no surprise to even the most casual observer of American politics that our economy is in real trouble. Worse than the dismal economy, our government is stuck in a tailspin of the same failed ideas that … Continue reading
Over at Forbes, there is speculation from Andrew McAfee that in the future, it’ll be the humans who become obsolete instead of the machines.
Every once in awhile, a succinct phrase puts everything in perspective. In his final debate against incumbent Jimmy Carter in the 1980 presidential election, Ronald Reagan made a simple, yet devastatingly effective statement. He asked that when we vote, we … Continue reading