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The Death Of The Rust Belt

The Economic Collapse – by Michael Snyder Their names are familiar to all of us: Cleveland, Flint, Youngstown, Saginaw, Gary, Toledo, Reading, Akron, Flint and Buffalo were all once booming manufacturing cities that were absolutely packed with thriving middle class families.  But now most of the manufacturing jobs are gone and all of those cities […] Read More →

Obama’s Mind-Numbing Address to the Gullible

Michael Schaus  As an exercise designed to increase one’s pain tolerance, watching the President’s weekend address isn’t a bad way to go. And while watching the three and a half minute video isn’t completely unlike grinding a cheese grater across one’s forehead, I prefer the written word over watching a Harvard graduate read from a […] Read More →

Maryland governor derides tea party, urges unity

 Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley introduced himself to California Democrats Saturday with a scathing indictment of the tea party and a call for a stronger middle class to move the country forward. The potential 2016 White House candidate, speaking to hundreds of Democratic delegates at a party convention in Los Angeles, said he’s weary of the […] Read More →

Obama to preach unity to Democrats at winter meeting

 President Barack Obama on Friday will lay out his approach to electing fellow Democrats in congressional campaigns this year as his party tries to overcome stiff headwinds brought about at least in part due to his signature healthcare law. The president will address the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee with the aim of […] Read More →