The November jobs report shows that the country exceeded expectations by creating 203,000 jobs. The stock market continues to set record highs and private industry is sitting on $1.6 trillion dollars.
The economy is clearly coming back from our low in 2009, but we could be doing far better. The people of the United States [...]
I am an architecture nut and love the work of Alexander Eschweiler. And it’s a sin that the county allowed the buildings on the county grounds to deteriorate to the point that it is economically unfeasible to restore them to contemporary use.
But that’s not where I am going with this. If Innovation Park is [...]
This absolute nonsense is beyond the pale. From Friday, December 14th, 2012 (YES THAT VERY FRIDAY) TPMLivewire:
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee attributed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in part to restrictions on school prayer and religious materials in the classroom.
“We ask why there is violence in our schools, but [...]
Time to try again to kill the lie that government housing policy caused the subprime crisis. Maybe this time it’ll knock the zombie down for good. Probably not.
Despite never actually providing a plan to create jobs, several of the leading Republican candidates for President point to federal regulations as a reason we aren’t growing jobs in the United States. We are in fact just a few tax breaks and deregulation away from renewed prosperity. And of course competition and the free market [...]
We have continually been harangued that we need to continue to cut taxes for the wealthy and for corporations so that they have the extra wherewithal to create more jobs. We’ve just had the tenth anniversary of the original Bush tax cuts. We have a myriad of state tax cuts and credits. But unemployment is [...]
Referencing the fact that the federal debt didn’t decrease under both Presidents Bush, here’s what far-right conservative blogger Randy Hollenbeck said: P.S. -You on the left, I know you don’t and cannot understand this, but both President Bushes were not Conservatives, but they were Republicans.
Interestingly, Hollenbeck didn’t include Ronald Reagan in his list of [...]
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who’s made no secret of her feelings for the”socialist” health care system in Canada, is scheduled to speak at a fundraiser for a hospital and cancer center in Canada. The hospital in question, St. Peter’s Hospital, is a public hospital, and in addition to offering “socialized medicine,” it also offers [...]