Posts Tagged: economics

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Is #FightForFifteen the Most Damning Indictment of Obama’s Failed Economy?

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There are a number of phrases that mysteriously disappeared from the lips of Democrat politicians and their PR flaks in the mainstream press somewhere around January 2009. Does anyone remember these hits from 2000 – 2008 – “Irresponsible spending”, “Increasing the debt to pay for his wars”, or “failed to grow in office”? Naturally we… Read more »

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Need help deciding which horrible candidate to vote for in 2016? Imperfect America’s Election Decision Engine

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I for one am dismayed beyond imagination about the political situation the United States finds itself in today. We may be seeing the worst pair of candidates to grace the top of the main party tickets in the history of the country. Both are morally corrupt. Both are arrogant, self centered and greedy. Both are… Read more »

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Leftist Stupidity Is Like Nuclear Power

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…It can be used for good or evil. And you don’t want to get any on you. Hat Tip to Jim Geraghty’s Morning Jolt newsletter for this gem: Morning Jolt reader Glen notices that one group of progressives has decided another group of progressives’ proposal to forgive student-loan debt is bad, because it wouldn’t help… Read more »

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Minimum Wage Chickenhawks, Part II (Guest Post)

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Our president and his lefty pals are at it again. Now that Obamacare’s failure is all but an historical fact, the president has done exactly what you’d expect him to do – take a laserlike focus on his signature law and dedicate every available resource and use every ounce of political capital he has to… Read more »

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Wal-Mart and Minimum Wage Chicken Hawks [Reader Post]

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Job killing leftists have chalked up another victory. Wal-Mart was looking to build three stores in Washington, DC, but the prostitutes serving Big Labor, aka the DC City Council, voted 8-5 to chase them away. What this came in the form of was a “Living Wage Bill”, which was actually specifically targeted toward Wal-Mart. The… Read more »

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What Apple Should have Said to Congress [Reader Post]

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Baby Bob and his efforts to keep us on our toes have once again knocked me a bit behind the news cycle, but this story was too good to let slip by the wayside. On May 21st Apple CEO Tim Cook was hauled before Congress because various politicians felt that Apple had not paid its… Read more »

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A Solution to Food Stamp Fraud that Both Sides Can Agree On [Reader Post]

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Every few weeks or so a new story pops up in the news regarding Food Stamp (Or SNAP, as is the preferred name among bureaucrats) fraud. We hear how in addition to being used for food as intended, these SNAP cards are now being used for some more… interesting purchases. Even your most hard core bleeding heart lefty… Read more »

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It’s Time for the President to Lead by Example (Reader Post)

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We survived The Fiscal Cliff, and the Sequester has come and amazingly a small reduction in the rate of growth to the federal government’s spending has not led to the collapse of the American economy. Granted, the president has chosen to use it to punish the American people since he has the convenience of his Palace Guards… Read more »