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Food Stamp Growth Outstrips Net Jobs Growth by 75X’s

This is Obama’s America, where food stamps grow at 75x’s the rate of jobs. Take a look at this graphic, via The Weekly Standard… Of course, we can continue on this track, or even grow at  a faster rate.  All we have to do is re-elect Barak Obama.  

May Economic Numbers Discouraging: Will Team Obama Create Another Social Issue to Distract From it?

Once again, the monthly economic numbers represent a disappointment.  The Blaze has more… U.S. employers created only 69,000 jobs in May, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate ticked up. The dismal jobs data will fan fears that the economy is sputtering. It could also damage President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects. And it could lead the Federal Reserve to take further steps to help the economy. The Labor Department also said Friday that the economy created far fewer jobs in the previous two months than first thought. It revised those figures down to show 49,000 fewer jobs created. […]

Graph: Results of Tax Cuts on Revenue to the Federal Government

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Democrats, led by President Obama, frequently advance the argument that the deficits that the federal government has been running since 2001 (~$500 billion under Bush’s 8 years, ~$1500 billion during Obama’s 3 years) are the result of the Bush Tax Cuts (which Obama and the Democrats continued and extended), thus it is the Republicans and George W Bush’s fault for the current nation-destroying federal debt. Let’s look at the data: Drawing on data provided by the White House’s Government Printing Office, we can see here a history of the revenue or money collected by the national government since 1980. I […]

Capitalism Lessons for Obama from 1948: Will he Learn?

This past week, President Obama called on former President Clinton for his help on the struggling U.S. economy.  It appears Obama is starting to feel the heat from his failed economic policies as more and more people express concerns over his ability to address the nation’s economic woes.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued a scathing critique of the administration’s policies.  The leading business group issued a rebuke of Obama’s economic agenda, accusing him and his Democrats in Congress of neglecting job creation and hampering growth with burdensome regulatory and tax policies. This is all happening as the Senate prepares to vote on one of the most anti-capitalistic bills […]