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Hand Guns are the New Segregation

John Ransom  Undocumented Intelligence wrote: Ransom wants to make climate change concern all about being liberal. Actually, it’s all about being rational and not blinded–as Ransom is–by an ideology that is highly inconvenienced by an overwhelming body of expert scientific evidence. -Combat Global Warming: Be Gay for a Day Dear Comrade Undoc, Please note that […] Continue reading →

Drop in unemployment rate is not what it seems

Liberal pundits are gushing over last week’s job report, hoping it will give President Obama and his party the political boost they need to avoid another devastating defeat in the midterm elections. After nearly five and a half years of a job-challenged, sluggish economy that all but stopped growing in the last three months, they’re […] Continue reading →

Tight Job Market in U.S. Cities Prompts Higher Pay

 To hire 10 to 15 project coordinators this year, Sabre Commercial Inc. has boosted pay 10 percent and added a 401(k) retirement plan. “It is an employee’s market,” said John Cyrier, co-founder and president of the 48-employee Austin, Texas-based builder. “We are definitely seeing a labor shortage in Austin and central Texas. I see it […] Continue reading →

Top 4 Reasons Obama Will Be Seen As A Failure

Floyd Brown  As Barack Obama moves toward the end of his career, expect to hear lots of talk about his legacy. I believe the first African-American president will be remembered kindly by the academic establishment, writing from their ivory towers, because of the historic nature of his election. But for average Americans, it’ll be a […] Continue reading →

192, 000 Jobs Added in March but Wages Fall

Peter Morici  The economy created 192,000 jobs in March, down from 197,000 in February, and still well below the pace needed to lower underemployment to respectable levels. Those mediocre results are consistent with a broadly underperforming economy. Manufacturing employment lost 1,000 jobs, and government stalled. Other than construction, which gained 19,000 employees, most new positions […] Continue reading →

Sarah Palin is Right: Obamacare Death Panel Real

 Disguised as the Democrat Senatorial Campaign Committee Turns out Sarah Palin was right. Obamacare does have Death Panels, and they are currently disguised as the Democrat Senatorial Campaign Committee and the Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee. In this week when Obamacare finally turns one day old, the political problems that our economic recovery face have never […] Continue reading →

Student loan debts top $1 trln in US

The student loan industry is booming, saddling over 37 million college students and graduates with $1.08 trillion in loans in 2013, even as President Barack Obama and lawmakers work to rein in the crippling debt young people face in the US. The average cost of a Bachelor’s degree at a private college or university is […] Continue reading →