Tag Archives: Unemployment

Shared Misery: The Fruit of Socialism

From Investors Business Daily: The Obama Record: May’s weak jobs report further confirms the president’s policies are failing to help the economy. This is, indeed, the worst recovery since the Depression. Negative superlatives associated with this presidency keep piling up. … Continue reading

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Europe Driving Off the Cliff

Remember when progressives lectured¬† Americans on the need for the United States to be more like Europe? Good times, good times. From Boris Johnson at The Telegraph on Greece: In the eyes of every politician there is a glassy humiliation, … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Zero Hedge: People Not In Labor Force Soar By 522,000, Labor Force Participation Rate Lowest Since 1981

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“For years, we dreamed of America, but now that dream is no good,” says 18-year-old Pedro Morales, sitting in the elegant Spanish colonial square of Comala under the shadow of the spectacular Volcan de Fuego. “There are no jobs and … Continue reading

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Pushing the Rope and John Wayne On Entitlements

We have a huge problem with perspective in America regarding the economy and jobs. At some time recently business owners and corporations mutated. They used to exist to provide a service or a product. But today they have become employers … Continue reading

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How’s Unemployment?

Bloomberg and Reuters are both reporting that jobless claims rose last week to a 2-month high. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 380,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week’s figure was … Continue reading

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