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Tag: "U.S. economy"

August Jobs Report: Young Adult Actual Unemployment 16.7%

August Jobs Report: Young Adult Actual Unemployment 16.7%

. Click Here to read CDN’s Interview with Paul T. Conway – former Chief of Staff of the United States Department of Labor and Generation Opportunity President en Español – Generación Oportunidad Washington, DC – (9/7/12) – Generation Opportunity, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the United States engaging and mobilizing young Americans on the important economic issues facing […]

August Jobs Report: Rate Falls, So Do Number Of People In Workforce

August Jobs Report: Rate Falls, So Do Number Of People In Workforce

. This morning, the August Jobs report was released with some interesting twists to the figures by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Total nonfarm payroll increased by 96,000 workers, The report states, “The number of unemployed persons, at 12.5 million, was little changed in August”, however, the report states that the US unemployment rate […]

DNC Live Stream - Sept. 6th, 2012

DNC Live Stream – Sept. 6th, 2012

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DNC Live Stream - Sept. 5th, 2012

DNC Live Stream – Sept. 5th, 2012

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No Democrats, We Don't Belong To The Government

No Democrats, We Don’t Belong To The Government

  Democrats have shown just how far off the sanity cliff they’ve gone in their video to open the Democratic National Convention. Just to repeat, the narrator says, “Government is the only thing that we all belong to…we’re together as a part of our city, or our county or our state. Or our nation.” There’s […]

The National Debt: Visualizing $16 Trillion

The National Debt: Visualizing $16 Trillion

. On September 4th, 2012, the United States national debt surpassed the $16,000,000,000,000 mark. Sixteen Trillion Dollars?! What exactly is it to have 16 trillion of something? For a visualization we can wrap our minds around, let’s turn to professor James Gray of the Community College of Aurora [see video to the right]. As professor Gray demonstrated, […]

ObamaStamp: The Rising Food Stamp Crisis

ObamaStamp: The Rising Food Stamp Crisis

As unemployment continues to rise, which has held steady above 8 percent during most of President Obama’s term.  While consumers are spending more of their shrinking income on food, gas, and energy that also continue to rise, the government continues to increase their food stamp dependency.  This temporary safety net created by the government, continues […]

Both Manufacturing & Consumer Confidence Sinking

Both Manufacturing & Consumer Confidence Sinking

. In two separate reports released today, both manufacturing and consumer confidence are slipping in America. In a report from the Federal Reserve Bank Of Richmond’s report on manufacturing in the Central Atlantic region: Manufacturing activity in the central Atlantic region contracted at a less pronounced rate this month, after deteriorating in July, according to […]

GOP Eyeing Return To Dollar With Fixed Value?

GOP Eyeing Return To Dollar With Fixed Value?

Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon ended the dollar’s tie to gold. Now, Reuters News has obtained a draft of the Republican party platform that is to be adopted at the Republican National Convention next week. Reuters reports the following: The proposal recalls a commission created in 1981 by President Ronald Reagan to consider restoring […]

Romney: "Big Business Is Doing Fine"

Romney: “Big Business Is Doing Fine”

At a campaign event, Mitt Romney put his own twist on an infamous line delivered by President Obama. Earlier this year, Obama said, speaking about the economy, “the private sector is doing just fine.” Romney, who is hot on the campaign trail against Obama, now appears to have twisted Obama’s statement, and delivered it like a […]

US in discussions with Japan about expanding missile defense system in Asia

US in discussions with Japan about expanding missile defense system in Asia

The US Government is seeking to expand its Missile Defense Shield – this time in Asia.  The Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. is discussing the addition of an early warning radar in southern Japan, in addition to the current system in the Northern Japan, which would help to minimize  threats from North Korea and China’s. […]

Victory For Free Speech: Court Orders Brandon Raub Released

Victory For Free Speech: Court Orders Brandon Raub Released

. Original CDN article HERE . Former Marine Brandon Raub is free. Raub had been held against his will at the John Randolph Medical Center since he was detained by the FBI, Secret Service and Chesterfield County (VA.) Police.  Today, circuit court Judge Allan Sharrett dismissed the government’s case against Raub. Judge Sharrett dismissed the […]

CBO: Deficit To Exceed $1 Trillion For Fourth Consecutive Year

CBO: Deficit To Exceed $1 Trillion For Fourth Consecutive Year

. According to the Congressional Budget Office, this year’s deficit will be $1.1 Trillion – which is slightly less than the predictions made by the CBO in March of this year.  The cause for the decrease in projection is that tax revenue has increased by nearly 6%, and spending narrowed by 1%. This marks the […]

Paul Ryan's Defense Of 2008-2009 Votes

Paul Ryan’s Defense Of 2008-2009 Votes

One of the big questions since Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as is running mate is whether it would bring in small government conservatives and libertarians on the Romney bandwagon. Ryan is well-liked by people due to his “Roadmap For America’s Future” and his 2009 verbal destruction of Obamacare to the President’s face. […]

Capitalism, the Superior Societal System

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.” – Adam Smith (1723-1790) Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneering political economist. Self interest, what some may call “greed”; wrongly, is a good thing. Put simply, capitalism, is […]