Posts Categorized: Economy


Obama’s Kenyan Pipeline Hypocrisy

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Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline two months ago in a strictly political move pretending that such a project would undercut America’s ‘leadership on climate change’.  His politically driven agenda ignored the upside that newly employed thousands would bring to a starving economy – in North America.  So why is Obama promoting, even arranging financing,… Read more »

GM was bailed out so it could move jobs to China

GM was bailed out so it could move jobs to China

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  Barack Obama took another one of his endless “victory laps” the other day. This time he was boasting about his role as savior of the auto industry. President Barack Obama, who has taken several victory laps to celebrate the successful U.S. bailout of General Motors and Chrysler in 2009, said today he is planning… Read more »


Obama to Unions: You’re my B****

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I’m starting to think that a Leftist’s definition of compassion is smashing your neighbor’s knee with a lead pipe, putting a gun to your head to demand that you pay for the neighbor’s medical bills, and then calling you heartless for not sharing the lefty’s compassion in wanting to care for your neighbor. If you… Read more »

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The Obama Wrecking Ball – A Final Legacy Component

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Through six and half years of confounding ignorance sprinkled with moments of resolute Nation destruction, America has endured an attack on it’s aspirations at the hands of a hateful Administration.   Heading into the final gasps of the Obama/Jarrett regime, the United States is about to be slammed with a potentially unremovable dagger in the heart… Read more »


Minimum Wage Chickenhawks – Big Labor Edition!

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It’s been a while since I’ve written about Leftist Minimum wage Chickenhawks, but that doesn’t mean that lefties have stopped being hypocrites on the subject! In honor of the labor Day holiday weekend, this seems like a great time to call out some of the bigger names. Since it’s been a while not all of… Read more »


Democrats are Lyfting an Uber Opportunity Straight to the GOP

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  It’s no secret that Bernie Sanders hates Uber. So does Hillary. As Huffington Post’s Jenny Che reports: Politicians are grappling with how to approach the ride-hailing app and the “on-demand economy,” also referred to as the “sharing economy.” In her economic policy speech Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton seemed to distance herself from… Read more »


The Dichotomy of “Too Big To Fail”

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In a reply to a comment from F.A. contributor Nanny G on  Deconstruction of Cruz and Ryan I realized, after writing it, my too casual use of the term, “Too-Big-To-Fail.”   Too-Big-To-Fail is a label that has gathered much deceptive moss.  Used with some regularity since the economic panic that started in 2007 and accelerated at full throttle in September… Read more »

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Deconstruction of Cruz and Ryan

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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has been busy selling the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), intended to fast-track the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and related deals, to Americans, along with others like Rubio, Boehner, and Ryan. Let’s do some due diligence on how he’s selling it and explore this incomprehensible explanation during an interview yesterday, . . . “Historically,… Read more »


Is Reality Starting To Seep Into Greece’s Government? (Guest Post)

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Recently, Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis was sidelined by his own government in the negotiation with its European partners. This followed a lack of progress in the talks to unlock more loans in exchange for reforms. The problem is that the Greek government was elected to roll back the reforms which entails painful austerity measures…. Read more »


Why Do Leftists Love The Death Tax So?

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  Liberal writer Ed Kilgore finally admits why: [P]rogressives should be quite aggressive in welcoming this debate. They have plenty of ammunition, including the passionate arguments of the father of the federal estate tax, Theodore Roosevelt. And they really do need to counter the mythology of the small struggling business or farm being taken away… Read more »