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Trump Touts ‘Rocket Ship’ Recovery Amid Surprise Job Rebound

June 6, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump touted a nascent economic comeback Friday, as a resurgence of 2.5 million jobs were added in May, marking what could be a turnaround from the economic hemorrhaging caused by the COVID-19 shutdown. “We’ve been talking about a ‘V.’ This is far better than a ‘V.’ This is a […]

Pelosi And Corker — Which Side Are You On?

June 15, 2018 by

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By Mark Alexander ~ Both Beltway politicos made statements this week that will have implications for the 2018 midterms. Among those Beltway politicos who are most helpful to Republican midterm election prospects would be House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Responding to the latest greatest economic news about job creation and declining unemployment, Pelosi, who […]

Low Unemployment Rate Proves Pro-Growth Policies Work

May 13, 2018 by

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By Timothy Doescher ~ The very positive April jobs report supports the idea that pro-growth policies are the best way to create more jobs, and attract more people into the workforce to fill them. In April, the U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs (slightly lower than experts’ predictions) and the unemployment rate reached its lowest level in […]

The Truth About Mass Shootings + More – Daily Digest

December 4, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Laws that forbid the carrying of arms … disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.” —Cesare Beccaria TOP RIGHT HOOKS The Truth About Mass Shootings Facts are stubborn things. In the wake of the Islamist attack in San Bernardino, Barack Obama trotted out the usual […]

Why Cops Focused on Garner + More – Daily Digest

December 5, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The only foundation of a free Constitution, is pure virtue, and if this cannot be inspired into our people, in a great measure, than they have it now, they may change their rulers, and the forms of government, but they will not obtain a lasting Liberty.” –John Adams, letter to […]

209,000 July Jobs, Unemployment Increases + More – Daily Digest

August 1, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf.” –Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, […]

An Increased Minimum Wage Equals Greater Unemployment

June 10, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ It’s June, a month famed for marriages, but it is likely to be remembered for the high rate of teen unemployment which has been soaring for a long time. By February, the national unemployment rate for youth, age 16 to 19, had reached 20.7%. By November 2013  it was three times […]

How About a Bit of Good News for a Change? 

January 7, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “[A] good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should endeavor not only to be learned but virtuous.” –George […]

What if the Numbers Were Accurate?

December 10, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” –George Washington For the Record “The more you drill down into the November jobs report, the worse it looks. … 1. The two-tenths drop in the unemployment rate was because people gave up […]