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Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Part Duh

Apparently suffering the long term effects of habitual Botox abuse, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi again defied the grounding gravity of logic to concoct a thread bare story trying to tie Wednesday’s contempt of Congress proceedings in the House of Representatives to unproven allegations of voter suppression. “It is no accident; it is no coincidence that the attorney general of ...

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First Time Unemployment Drops Again… But…

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Like many I look forward to seeing the unemployment numbers released by the Department of Labor each Thursday morning. These numbers reflect individual’s initial filing for unemployment benefits. They are not indicative of new jobs. Job growth numbers come out the first Friday of each month (I also watch for this). Dropping first time unemployment numbers coupled with increasing new ...

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You be the judge: Did Romney tell Rick Scott to fall in line?

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Bloomberg.com is reporting that the Romney campaign may have told Florida Governor Rick Scott to downplay job gains in the sunshine state. Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign asked Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott to tone down his statements heralding improvements in the state’s economy because they clash with the presumptive Republican nominee’s message that the nation is suffering under President Barack Obama, ...

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Free Market Advocacy Group spending big money this season

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The commonly held thought that the general public doesn’t pay attention to political issues until the fall months has been proven shattered.  Americans For Prosperity, a nationwide issue advocacy group, is breaking the mold when it comes to educating the public by launching a multimillion dollar ad campaign and grassroots activist effort well before “election season.” And according to AFP ...

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Counter Revolution

Counter Revolution – submitted by Doug Ross These are the miners waiting for their last paycheck after new EPA regulations went into effect, forcing thousands of layoffs. The agency’s rules are forcing “utilities across America to abandon coal as a fuel for power generation” according to Pennsylvania State Senator Tim Solobay, a Democrat.These are some of the 2,500 Sallie Mae employees ...

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WTF – High Speed Rail to Nowhere

Construction nears completion on Phase I of the Dulles rail project

Winning The Future, anyone remember that one? That was President Obama’s scheme to rebuild the American economy on among other things, high speed rail. In his 2011 State of the Union address he said, “This is our generation’s Sputnik moment. … The third step in winning the future is rebuilding America. To attract new businesses to our shores, we need ...

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Barack Obama: The Anti-Keynesian?

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New York Times columnist and economist Paul Krugman thinks Barack Obama is an “anti-Keynesian” when it comes to economic matters. video platform video management video solutions video player   PAUL KRUGMAN: Can I just say, on the Reagan thing, if public-sector employment had continued to expand the way it did during Reagan’s first term, instead of falling by about 600,000 ...

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81,000 More Americans Out of Work in May – Analysis and Graphs

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“The jobs recovery has taken a step backward,” – Patrick O’Keefe,  former deputy assistant secretary for the Labor Department. While the Obama administration downplays the seriousness of the May jobs report, drilling into the numbers shows a much bleaker jobs situation and trend than the President would like to admit. A situation even darker for the 81,000 additional Americans that ...

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Throwing Good Money After Bad

The Labor Department reported that the U.S. economy added 69,000 jobs last month, the lowest number since May of last year. Concurrently, the unemployment rate increased for the first time in eleven months. The “official” jobless rate rose to 8.2%. Additionally, it reported that in the past two months 49,000 fewer jobs were created than originally stated. The Bureau of ...

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WaPo’s Useless Racism Analysis

Obama lost around 40% of the vote in primaries held in Kentucky, Arkansas and West Virginia.  Of course, The Washington Compost posted a story providing useless and utterly inane analysis surrounding the reasons why the president did so poorly as the incumbent candidate.  Chris Cillizza wrote: that we know beyond a shadow of a doubt is that Appalachia and portions ...

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Young Professionals Say More Business Creation, Less Government Solves Unemployment

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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Generation Opportunity’s field team continued their grassroots organizing efforts in North Carolina at BusinessExpo 2012, presented by theGreater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and the Piedmont Triad Business Showcase, organized by theGreensboro Chamber of Commerce. More than 2,000 young professionals, entrepreneurs, and business leaders attended the event in Raleigh, where Generation Opportunity’s staff met with and listened to hundreds of young adults. ...

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obama’s Had His Fair Shot

barack obama, in a calculated, targeted attack against Republican rival Mitt Romney, attempted to dismiss Romney’s key rationale for his presidential candidacy by saying: “When you’re president, as opposed to the head of a private equity firm, then your job is not simply to maximize profits. Your job is to figure out how everybody in the country has a fair ...

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385,000 More Americans Left Jobless in April

The April jobs numbers are out and of the estimated 500,000 new workers entering the workforce, 385,000 of them were met with no possibility of finding a job. Economists estimate that about half a million new workers enter the market each month. The government report stated that only 115,000 new jobs were created. That means hard times for hundreds of ...

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Barack Obama, Master of Lies

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You know the feeling all too well. You want to trust.  You want to believe.  After all, he is the President. But you sense deception.  Dishonesty.  A dark and malicious, hidden agenda. As your stomach tightens and your pulse begins to race an overwhelming desire to fight, flee or vomit begins to sweep over you—adrenaline surging.  Intense anger and deep ...

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Helping Outsource Jobs? Congressmen Say Stop!

The United States has always been a generous country.  According to the Census Bureau every year we give Billions to third world countries…and some not so third world.  When asked about foreign aid to countries first thoughts of many will go to the assistance in Haiti after its devastating earthquake or helping with the AIDS epidemic in part of Africa. ...

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