Browsing All posts tagged under »Obama Administration Economic Policy«

Graduates Face A Big Challenge

May 23, 2016 by


When they go into the Real World, college and high school grads will actually have to THINK By Paul Driessen ~ As they don caps and gowns, endure commencement speeches and take their diplomas, many high school and college graduates face bleak prospects in an economy that grew a dismal 0.5% the first quarter. The […]

Obama’s Pretty Words Cannot Beautify His Ugly Economy

May 13, 2016 by


By Deroy Murdock ~ If this morning’s employment report has you down, just listen to President Obama. The U.S. economy is gorgeous, he insists. “In the United States, our economy is growing again,” Obama crowed during his trip to Germany last month. And the American people would appreciate all of this “if we had been […]

Obama’s Lackluster Economy Still Lacks Luster

March 15, 2016 by


By Deroy Murdock ~ ‘Anybody who says we are not absolutely better off today than we were just seven years ago, they’re not leveling with you. They’re not telling the truth,” Obama said last week. “By almost every economic measure, we are significantly better off.” For a second opinion, just ask Obama’s own economic adviser […]

Obama’s 0.7 Percent “Solution”

February 8, 2016 by


Obama, Democrats and bureaucrats bury America’s future under more federal regulations By Paul Driessen ~ America’s abysmal 0.7% economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2015 meant the annual growth rate was an anemic 2.4% … and average annual growth for the six-year Obama era a pathetic 2.2 percent. This is “dead last compared to […]

When You Can’t Fix Stupid

October 29, 2015 by


By Colonel Kenneth Allard (U.S. Army, Ret) ~ Proving he has learned nothing, our chief executive last week vetoed the new Defense Authorization Act. That enactment pays the salaries of our troops and buys the bullets, beans and black oil they use to fight ISIS and al Qaeda. Unschooled and unskilled in defense matters, President […]

Moving The Goal Posts

February 8, 2015 by


By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ When is a deal not a deal? When it’s with Barack Obama. On Monday, President Obama announced his fiscal 2016 budget with a whopping 7 percent increase in federal spending. That breaks a deal he signed with Congress back in 2011. In exchange for permission to hike federal borrowing by […]

Land Of The ‘Mostly Free’

January 30, 2015 by


By Deroy Murdock ~ The good news is that America has stopped sliding in economic freedom. The bad news is that we’re stalled as Earth’s twelfth-freest economy. The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal have just released their 21st annual Index of Economic Freedom. Once again, it finds the U.S.A. wheezing significantly behind the five most unfettered markets: Hong […]

We’re Number Two

December 15, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ The U.S. was the world’s number one economy prior to World War II, but it took off bigtime after the war and there has not been a day of my long life in which we were not number one—until now. The International Monetary Fund recently released its calculations regarding the world’s economy […]

America, Our Debt-Ridden Nation

August 29, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Let’s look at just some of the latest news about the U.S. economy: # According to the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Fiscal Services, the federal government paid $2,007,358,200,000—over $2 trillion—in benefits and entitlements in the 2013 fiscal year, October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013. Most of the benefits, 69.7% came […]

What Economic Recovery?

June 30, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ You have to know that the Obama administration has run out of excuses for destroying the U.S. economy when it starts to blame it on the weather. According to the Commerce Department, the economy based on its Gross domestic product–the value of its goods and services–fell at a seasonally adjusted annual […]