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June Unemployment = Cold Porridge

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly employment situation for June this morning and a mixed top line almost hides some really scary internals. The headline numbers were that June added 223k jobs which, by government counting standards, dropped the unemployment rate to 5.3%. Black unemployment still leads all other demographics at 9.5%. Some important revisions to the April and

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BLS June 2015 Employment Situation Report [Full Text]

Transmission of material in this release is embargoed until USDL-15-1274 8:30 a.m. (EDT) Thursday, July 2, 2015 THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — JUNE 2015 Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, retail trade,

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The Big Squeeze – How Obama Killed the Middle Class

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Wal-mart is no longer the only retailer full of cheap, poorly-made foreign goods, American cars are made in Mexico and middle-income earners are extinct. That’s the economy President Obama is setting up for the United States. Two major agenda items for the President will cause the collapse of the manufacturing and start-up sector. The trans-pacific partnership (TPP) and his new

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The Modern Zenger Trial: Can Truth Be Discriminatory?

The origins of freedom of the press in America can really be traced back to 1735 and the trial of John Peter Zenger. Zenger, the editor of a small newspaper in colonial New York, regularly printing material derogatorily portraying royal governor William Crosby. For the crime of printing negative comments grounded in fact, Zenger was put on trial for treason.

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Chris Christie Thinks Republicans Need To Compromise With Democrats. Let’s Look At The Truth Of The Matter.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today announced that he is a candidate for president on the Republican ticket, and one of his first comments about how to win the election and then govern the nation was to encourage Republicans to compromise with Democrats and liberals.  Evidently Mr. Christie has not been paying attention to recent current events and has missed

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Greece’s Tsipras tries another head-fake, EU finmins say .. nope

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The last few hours of financial news coverage has been a frenzied love fest over Greek Prime Minister’s supposed capitulation to all EU bailout requirements – except, he didn’t. Yesterday, Greece defaulted on 1.6billion euros in debt payments owed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and has been stubbornly refusing the demands of European Central Bankers and European Union ministers to

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NYC police disarmament activists to burn American flag tomorrow

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 A group calling themselves “Disarm the NYPD” posted a Facebook event calling on New Yorkers to come burn the American flag with them tomorrow night. Last week, we created an event called “Burn the American Flags”, which has invoked quite a reaction from people, both… Posted by Disarm NYPD on Monday, June 29, 2015 The group views the flag as a symbol

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How Hillary’s Cribs and Campus Reform Got to Millennials [Video]

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Millennials have proven immune to negative news about Hillary Clinton. They were all in – no matter what she did until… Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform brought out his “Candidate’s Cribs” game board and invited young people to play. On the board were four mansions: The Embassy Estate – $5,700,000 The Countryside Castle – $1,700,000 The Hampton Hideaway – $11,000,000 The

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Obama Re-Writes The Allegory Of The Cave

In Plato’s story The Allegory of the Cave he poses some questions about reality: Is there a reality at all; how can it be determined; are the things we see just an illusion; how can we determine the real from the false? Barack Obama, in his self-proclaimed “fundamental transformation of America” has with full intent caused those people who are

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