Tag Archive: Unemployment

State of the Union, Why Don’t They Ask?

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The President laid out his agenda in the State of the Union Address, and it was filled with initiatives and statements similar to what he has said before.  It gives the media the opportunity to ask questions that they have neglected in the past.  Statements that were presented as facts also need clarification.  Up until…

Trust Me this Time

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The Obama campaign, and the President himself are making the argument that the economy is headed in the right direction, and we just need to give his policies more time to restore the economy to the growth and strength we want.  This is not what he said when he was pushing his agenda in early…

Capitalism Is Not Charity

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Does anyone remember those old television commercials that actress Sally Struthers did for the Christian Children’s Fund back in the 1980s? Man, they were effective. They’d show heart-breaking images of impoverished children in Africa while Struthers explained that for the price of a cup of coffee each day, you could feed, cloth, and educate those…

No Worries, Mr. President; Do It When You Get Back

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Well, I guess campaigning around in a big black bus in the Midwest for three days isn’t Mr. Obama’s idea of a vacation because he’s just arrived at Martha’s Vineyard for a “real” vacation. The fact that probably millions of Americans don’t have the means to go on vacation doesn’t seem to bother the President. Heck, he…

Perry Criticism Sheds Light On What Really Creates Jobs

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One of Rick Perry’s big selling points as a presidential candidate is his governorship of the state that has created approximately 37% of our country’s jobs since the Great Recession. That’s a very impressive number. Thus, it’s no real shocker that his opposition in the Democratic party and in the news media have been quick…