Tag: Employment

What's Up with the Odd Jobs Numbers? I Have an Idea but It's Not Good News.

What's Up with the Odd Jobs Numbers? I Have an Idea but It's Not Good News.

| October 5, 2012 | Reply

The September jobs numbers are out and the left is skipping around like Navin Johnson flipping through a brand-new phone book. There is some reason to celebrate, though I wouldn’t exactly crack open the good champagne, for a reason I’ll explain in just a bit. First, the good news. Unemployment dropped below 8 percent for […]

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Obama to the Defense Industry: Hose Your Workers, Save My Campaign, and We'll Cover You.

Obama to the Defense Industry: Hose Your Workers, Save My Campaign, and We'll Cover You.

| October 2, 2012 | Reply

I know we conservatives call Barack Obama a rank political opportunist a awful lot. It’s tough to come up with useful synonyms to describe how he uses people to grease the gears of his political machine, so we on that right tend to sound like knee-jerk partisans, much like when a progressive uses the word […]

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Here Comes President Huckster and His Magic Obama Jobs Machine

Here Comes President Huckster and His Magic Obama Jobs Machine

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Reply

The President is headed back out onto the campaign trail in his peddler’s wagon full of tonics and unguents to cure America’s every ill. His newest product is a Magical Obama Jobs Machine that sucks money out of our pockets and the pockets of our children at one end and produces shiny new teachers, police […]

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The Rebuttal the Republicans Should Give Tomorrow

The Rebuttal the Republicans Should Give Tomorrow

| September 7, 2011 | 1 Reply

When the President stands before America Thursday night, on national television, and introduces us to his plan to spend several hundred billion dollars that our children will have to pay off because there’s no way in heck we’ll get to it by the time we pay down the trillions of dollars we already owe, he’ll […]

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The Stimulus that Dare Not Speak Its Name

The Stimulus that Dare Not Speak Its Name

| August 30, 2011 | 5 Replies

This morning Jeffrey Anderson noted that the latest Rasmussen poll had a couple interesting things to say about Obamacare. First, the voting public wants it gone — not just partially gone or mostly gone, but erased from the very fabric of space and time like a cupcake after a two-week Michael Moore fast. Second, independent […]

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Elijah Cummings Wants the President to Fight, but For What?

Elijah Cummings Wants the President to Fight, but For What?

| August 22, 2011 | Reply

So, what is Rep Elijah Cummings (D-MD) really trying to say here? Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said Sunday that African-Americans want President Obama to “fight harder” to create jobs in the struggling U.S. economy. [...] “Almost every African-American person I have talked to has said they want him to fight, and fight harder,” Cummings said. […]

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