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Gun Business Is Booming, the economy, not so much

Posted: April 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Alan Korwin The lamestream media told you . . . The economy is bleak, the recovery is slow, unemployment is up, it’s republicans’ fault, government is focused on creating jobs, our statistics for counting unemployment is beyond reproach, despite all the accounting tricks revealed lately (like not counting out-of-work people who have given up, […]

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Reagan vs. Obama: A Tale of Two Economic Recoveries

Posted: April 27, 2014 at 7:50 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Reagan Turned It Around in Two Years; Obama Has Made It Worse in Five Years It’s a tired and shopworn refrain, but the Obama administration still claims that the so-called economic recovery that started in 2009 is struggling because of the mess the president inherited when he took office. So how does he explain a […]

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How Women Are Really Doing under the Obama Administration

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 4:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Women are playing more complex and important roles than they ever have in society.  In addition to being mothers and caretakers, women are now income earners—often times the lead income earner in households.  In fact, more than 72 million women are in the labor force now (47% of the labor force),[1] compared to 18 million […]

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Youth under the Obama Administration

Posted: April 6, 2014 at 12:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

For the nearly 2 million young people who graduated college in 2013, the economic environment remains unfriendly.  College graduates continue to struggle finding work, let alone a job in a career that reflects their educational experience and skillset.  Youth unemployment remains above the national average.  And, while the number of college graduates continues to increase, […]

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Star Parker: Four ways that Obama has fundamentally transformed America

Posted: March 8, 2014 at 5:21 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Here’s Star Parker of Urban Cure. (Tell us where she’s wrong!)

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Obama’s Jobless Recovery Continues. Who Speaks for the Unemployed?

Posted: February 8, 2014 at 1:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

 Jobs Should Be Issue One In 2014 In another sign that President Obama’s failed economy is the new normal, January’s unemployment report came and went late this week with barely a ripple in the mainstream media. Unemployment is now at 6.6 percent. But the underemployed – those out of work, working part-time, or discouraged about […]

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Obama SOTU: Same Story, Same Result

Posted: January 27, 2014 at 6:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Obama will deliver his fifth State of the Union address tomorrow. Like so many of the president’s previous speeches, it will be filled with false promises, full of sound and fury but accomplishing nothing.

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15 ways to help the unemployed get back to work

Posted: January 17, 2014 at 5:47 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

No, Democrats, more unemployment extensions do NOT create jobs. These ideas might, though. From AEI:

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Extending Unemployment Benefits Is Bad Economic Policy

Posted: January 14, 2014 at 4:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

One of the current political bogeyman is the extension of unemployment benefits.  The arguments commonly used for extending these is that it we will be helping people in need and that extending the benefits improves the economy by getting money into consumers’ hands.  Those that are against this extension are characterized as heartless, uncaring, and […]

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