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Now! Now It’s Job One?

Obama first took office in January of 2009, now, January of 2014 the Democrats are saying, to quote New York Senator Chuck Schumer, “The debt and Obama-Care are important, but our number one focus should be on the economy and jobs,” where were the Democrats six years ago? In 2009 we were at the height of the recession, where was ...

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Amid scandals, Obama re-re-re pivots to jobs and the economy

The President is off to Baltimore today to do what he does best – give speeches – in hopes of taking the focus off of a series of government scandals. President Obama will visit a school, a dredging manufacturing plant and a worker re-training center on this trip. Obama is continuing his “Middle Class Jobs & Opportunity Tour” which started ...

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Billion Dollar Babies and American Jihad – Intellectual Froglegs

And here is the latest installment of Intellectual Froglegs: Joe Dan Gorman nails it yet again, with his in-depth analysis of leftist propaganda on Jihadists, phobias, abortion, Planned Parenthood, and Janet Napolitano. In case you’re wondering, Napolitano has no clue how to do her job, except the part where she spews disjointed jargon in Congressional hearings. And the new inconvenient ...

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What Obama doesn’t understand about the American entrepreneur

Our President bemoans those with means. Unfortunately, he doesn’t even understand what “means” means or what a “job” really is. When was the last time our commander-in-chief decided not to cash his own paycheck so that his employees could cash theirs? I did that just two weeks ago and will likely do it again in the near future. When was ...

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Employment situation still dicey as more jobs lost than expected

Initial jobless claims come in than economists had forecast showing a still weak jobs climate. The Labor Department said Thursday that initial jobless claims for the week ending April 13th came in at a seasonally adjusted 352,000 which was slightly higher than expectations of 350,000 and an increase of 4,000 over last week’s numbers. The employment market has not yet rebounded even ...

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Obama jobs efforts fail – Worst Participation Rate in Decades

Unemployed man

The Department of Labor’s monthly Employment Situation Report was released today with disturbingly bad news – the largest percentage of Americans since 1979 have just given up on the idea of ever finding work in the Obama economy. The civilian labor force declined by 496,000 over the month, and the labor force participation rate decreased by 0.2 percentage point to ...

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Laser-like focus on the economy?

In January, the Obama Administration announced a renewed laser-like focus on jobs and the economy. Where is it? President Obama has been pushing gun control, talking about sequestration as if it were doomsday and has now pivoted to immigration reform while the economy struggles to recover under the weight of an overgrown government. Recent Gallup polling shows that Americans top ...

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When Did Success Become Anathema to Feminists?

We live in a two income household nation, and the days of men being the sole breadwinners are dying.  Women are the majority of wage earners, and if the trends continue, they’ll become the main income earners by 2030.  So, women have made massive strides in the socio-economic landscape, and that’s a good thing.  However, when it comes to successful women, feminists can’t ...

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The Reality of Long Term Unemployment

In his “Mission Accomplished” moment, Barack Hussein Obama ended his jobs council on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Despite the fact that more than 12 million people in the U.S. are still out of work. Obama’s allies will point out that when the jobs council began two years ago, unemployment was above 9 percent and has since improved to 7.8 percent.  ...

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The Obama Effect: Another Touted Business Closes

At a January 2012 jobs forum President Obama talked about the opportunities for new businesses to grow and expand here in the United States. In particular the president highlighted a new manufacturing company based in North Carolina. Lincolnton Furniture was praised for bringing jobs back to the United States. Lincolnton owner Bruce Cochrane even sat next to the first lady ...

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More Consequences of Obamacare

Mainstream media are finding themselves in a challenging position. Supporters of the Affordable Health Care Act, they are now finding that the new law has many unexpected consequences. USA Today reported this week that fewer businesses may be hiring this year due to the restrictions of Obamacare. More businesses are planning to hire part-time rather than full time workers with ...

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Rep Davis: Your Unemployment Check is in the Mail

Here’s a quick little snippet from The Washington Times. For Rep. Danny K. Davis, Illinois Democrat, the “fiscal cliff” fight came down to one thing: the unemployment checks the government will still be able to send to thousands of his constituents. “When I go to church on Sunday, I know that I will see people with the assurance that pretty ...

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Finally: Dems Read ObamaCare. Request Delays.

As Nancy Pelosi famously said, “You’ve got to pass the bill, so you can learn what’s inside…” Democrats are finally getting around to reading the ObamaCare law. And they’re surprised at the findings. Unknown taxes, hidden fees. Who would have guessed that within those 2,000 pages of hastily put together legislation would be ‘job killing taxes’ (as emphatically stated this ...

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