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Tag: Stimulus

Gosar column: Businesses Create Jobs, Not the Government

Posted: June 24, 2012 at 11:00 am   /   Arizona, Politics

Forty. That’s the number of consecutive months the unemployment rate has remained above 8 percent in America. Since Obama’s $700 billion ‘stimulus’ was signed in to law, the average unemployment rate is 9.2 percent and only 69,000 new jobs were added in May. America deserves better. In April of this year, I kicked off a […]

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Obama: The Biggest Spender In World History

Posted: June 22, 2012 at 4:55 pm   /   Politics

Not so long ago, commentator Rex Nutting threw the president a gift: He did an analysis of federal spending that magically didn’t include Obama’s first year, in order to show that Obama is not the big spender he is accused of being. Obama immediately picked up the claim and waved it in all our faces, […]

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Federal Reserve commits $267B more in stimulus

Posted: June 21, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Politics

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met for two days this week, and has opted to continue Operation Twist. From Businessweek: The central bank will prolong the program through the end of the year, selling $267 billion of shorter-term securities and buying the same amount of longer-term debt in a bid to reduce borrowing costs […]

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The private sector is not fine, but the federal government is just ducky

Posted: June 20, 2012 at 4:45 pm   /   Politics

The chart below tells an appalling tale, one far off from the narrative that Obama spun recently, in his now-infamous comments about the private sector doing “fine.” Those comments were these: “The private sector is doing fine. Where we’re seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government,” First off is […]

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10 Reasons the Private Sector Is Not “Doing Fine”

Posted: June 15, 2012 at 10:50 am   /   Politics

President Obama was widely criticized on Friday for claiming that “the private sector is doing fine,” “suggesting the president’s comments are more proof that he’s ‘out of touch’ with the country’s economic struggles,” ABC News reported.  Indeed, three years of President Obama’s failed economic policies are making it harder for small businesses to hire, and […]

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For Obama, the private sector is the enemy

Posted: June 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

First, take a look at this video; then, read the piece from Heritage below: [FeaturedVideo]   Last Friday, the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent and 300,000 more people joined the long-term unemployed. One week later, President Obama said the private sector is doing fine. Only a president that presides over forty months of unemployment […]

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This isn’t a campaign ad, but it should be

Posted: June 9, 2012 at 3:15 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

Barack Obama handing Mitt Romney a golden opportunity yesterday, when he said . . .  The private sector is doing fine. Where we’re seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government. Oftentimes cuts initiated by, you know, Governors or mayors who are not getting the kind of help that they […]

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The unemployment they predicted and the unemployment we got

Posted: June 7, 2012 at 4:29 am   /   Politics

Look at the chart below. It speaks for itself, and what it is saying, loud and clear, is that . . . THIS IS NOT A RECOVERY.   This chart says something else: Keynesianism is a giant scam. Obamanomics is a joke. Note . . . Light blue line: What they predicted would happen if […]

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President Obama’s “New Normal”: Fewer Jobs, More Spending, Higher Prices

Posted: June 4, 2012 at 1:55 pm   /   Politics

House Republicans’ relentless focus on jobs is necessary because President Obama’s failed policies and hostility toward job creators have created a “new normal” of fewer jobs, more spending, and higher prices. Speaker John Boehner highlighted the president’s “new normal” in a video today, explaining that under the Obama administration, “jobs are still hard to come […]

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