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Post-Pandemic Job Recovery Paints A Favorable Picture For Republicans, Report Finds

September 19, 2022 by


By Gillian Richards ~ The Republican National Committee released a report this Friday showing that Republican-led states have led the way in creating new jobs and lowering unemployment since the COVID-19 outbreak. Using new Department of Labor data, the committee found that in August, 9 out of the 10 states leading the way in job […]

Abysmal Jobs Report Shows Folly Of Biden’s Big-Spending Agenda

May 12, 2021 by


By David Ditch ~ The latest national employment numbers were released on Friday. Expectations were high. A combination of vaccinations, relaxing of pandemic-related economic restrictions, and stimulus funding that passed in March were enough to have experts predicting 1 million new jobs in April. The reality was quite different—just 266,000 new jobs in April, the […]

Major Media Spike New Low In Black Unemployment Under ‘Racist’ Trump

September 9, 2019 by


By Tim Graham ~ We’ve noted continued good news on unemployment was mostly skipped by the networks on Friday night. As usual, they didn’t note the apparent irony that they consider President Trump to be “racist” (or at least issue “racist tweets”), and yet the Labor Department reported black unemployment hit 5.5 percent, well below […]

Waking Up From Minimum Wage Fairy Tales

September 15, 2016 by


By Star Parker ~ The minimum wage persists as a fixture in public policy discussions because the idea remains popular with the general public. In a survey done by Pew Research in 2014, 73 percent favored increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. Bernie Sanders became a surprisingly popular presidential candidate, promising a […]

AP Report Claims GOP Governors Have ‘Awkward Task’ Explaining Their Success, Fails to Note Dem States’ Failures

July 16, 2012 by


By Tom Blumer ~ Democrats are at it again, claiming that Republicans, particularly House Republicans, are sabotaging the economy, while ignoring the quite effective job President Barack Obama has done to ruin the economy both on his own (regulatory and anti-fossil fuel hostility, wasteful green “investments,” etc.) and with the help of Congressional Democrats when […]

Obama’s Jobs Speech is D.O.A.

September 7, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba Not only is President Obama’s forthcoming “jobs” speech a self-inflicted embarrassment when he was told he could not deliver it to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday—the first time any President was refused the day and time of his choosing—but it is essentially D.O.A.; dead on arrival. Every one who has […]

Being Strangled By Government

June 27, 2010 by


By Star Parker. A cab ride in Washington, DC on a weekday afternoon in June gives you a feeling of the national mood. It’s oppressively hot and humid and the traffic is horrible. By the time you reach your destination, you feel strangled and oppressed and just want relief. Amidst the current lethargic economic recovery, […]

My Snap Answer To Mort Zuckerman

January 31, 2010 by


By Nancy Morgan Mort Zukerman, editor-in-chief of US News and World Report, in his article,  How To Get Americans Working Again opines that there is no snap answer as to how accelerate job growth. He is wrong. I’m not an intellectual, nor a PhD., nor have I ever labeled myself an expert, but do have […]

Obama’s Failed Stimulus In Pictures: 10.2% Unemployment

November 10, 2009 by


By Conn Carroll When President Barack Obama was pitching his $787 billion economic stimulus package, the White House produced a report claiming their plan would keep unemployment under a peak of 8%. Reality has not been kind to President Obama’s promises. On November 6, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released their Employment Situation Summary showing that […]