Has the ‘War On Women’ Been Declared a Jobs Program Yet?

By: Saturday March 24, 2012 12:45 pm

It has been fascinating, albeit in an unpleasant way, to watch the War On Women unfold this month.


The Logical Outcome of Protecting the Rich Is Massive Unemployment

By: Sunday June 26, 2011 10:30 am

Protecting banksters from the consequences of their fraud insures massive unemployment for the foreseeable future. The Government has alternatives, but it won’t put them into action. Obama raised $2.4 million dollars for his reelection campaign from Wall Street. No one goes to jail.

Is There Possibility Of A Glimmer Of A Clue?

By: Saturday May 28, 2011 4:00 pm

No. It probably isn’t. Probably just some more wishful thinking on my part. Nevertheless, I was quite surprised this morning to see a few pieces around the web pointing out that a “new Republican Jobs bill” was just another tired rehash of the same failed policies of the last thirty years.

The Rush to Declare “Recovery” and Move On

By: Sunday March 13, 2011 1:00 pm

Apparently the Beltway Village Idiots Pundits are anxious to stop writing all those bummer articles about the un and underemployed and the destruction of the global economy. I guess it’s just too Debbie Downer for them. So they’ve started the “Everything’s Getting Better” articles.

Is Cutting Jobs Programs to Create Jobs Like Cutting Taxes to Increase Revenues?

By: Wednesday February 16, 2011 5:35 pm

So today (February 16) the current governor of the state in which I reside (there is no ef’fing way I’m going to lay any claim of ownership to this person and call him my governor) decided that he would follow in the footsteps of his fellow first term Republican governors of Ohio, Wisconsin, and New Jersey and reject federal rail funds for Florida.

Just as we learned that cutting taxes does not raise revenues and magically balance budgets, so we will learn (I know, many of us already know this) that cutting jobs and killing programs will not create more jobs.

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