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BARONE: Why We Have — and Probably Will Keep Having — Sluggish Job Growth

Posted: June 21, 2016 at 9:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Why has the American economy had such sluggish job creation and economic growth? That’s a pretty fundamental question, and one for which most conventional economists have had unsatisfying answers. Clues can be found, I think, in the new book by the unconventional economist and blogger Arnold Kling. “Specialization and Trade: A Re-Introduction to Economics” is, […]

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Meet the Hispanic Army Veteran Who Cleaned Off Trump’s Walk of Fame Star

Posted: June 7, 2016 at 3:03 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

John Anthony Arroyo is a United States Army veteran of Mexican descent living in Los Angeles, California. He is also an avid supporter of presidential front-runner, Donald J. Trump. Mr. Arroyo recently made waves across social media after a photo and post that he composed has been shared nearly 50,000 times. The original post reads […]

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Shiftless, Deadbeat, Part-Time Pornographer Runs for President

Posted: May 19, 2016 at 7:05 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Good grief! Are we all living in some sort of alternate universe? How could a reformed bum like Bernie Sanders ever have been seriously considered for any elected public office? Check out these facts from his wretched biography as reported by Investors Business Daily (emphasis added): His family [did manage] to send him to the University of Chicago. […]

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First Impressions, Second Chances: Encouragement to Greet Another Day

Posted: May 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”  Or so the saying goes.  Over the course of our lives each and every one of us experiences a number of instances where a first impression is incredibly important.  Some of them can even make or break us.  Job interviews, first dates, the application […]

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THE LONG ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE: Stunning New Trump Video Highlights His Love For America

Posted: May 4, 2016 at 6:21 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The time has come for patriotic Americans from all walks of life and political ideologies to unite behind Donald J. Trump for President of the United States. The alternatives are all but guaranteed to be the final nails in the coffin of our crippled Republic. Those who require rehabilitation after a brutal past year in […]

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Millennials and the 2016 Election

Posted: April 19, 2016 at 7:21 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Millennials. This term is rivaled only by “Boomers” in clickbait words used on the Internet. I assure you, though, this article is worth it. The 2016 election – since no one is talking about it, clearly – is pivotal for a variety of reasons. For instance, the Supreme Court’s balance will be determined by the […]

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Talkin’ unemployment blues

Posted: February 8, 2016 at 4:38 am   /   Politics

(Scott Johnson) President Obama made an appearance in the White House press room on Friday to take a victory lap over the fall of the official unemployment rate (U-3) to 4.9 percent (video below, about 15 minutes). Is that number for real? Referring to the hell he saw tending to wounded men during the Civil […]

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On Creative Destruction and Self-Driving Cars

Posted: October 30, 2015 at 5:00 am   /   Politics

The capabilities of self-driving cars are growing rapidly, and some sources predict they will become the primary means of transportation by 2040. However, “Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people—truckers, cabbies, delivery people—drive for a living in the USA”,  and these drivers are likely to lose their jobs if they could be replaced by self-driving […]

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9 Sad little charts about the economy

Posted: October 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm   /   Entertainment, Politics

Found these at Free Republic, the source attributed there was the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Some people say there’s a connection to these charts that rhymes with “o blah blah.” But I don’t see it… ;-/ Originally posted at

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