State of the Pump: Gallon of Gas Up 96% Under Obama

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The average price of a gallon of gas has increased 96 percent since President Barack Obama first took office in 2009, according to figures from the Energy Information Agency (EIA).

Only 31% of Americans Under 30 Have a Full-Time Job

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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59 percent of those aged 18-29, have gone to college. but only 62.9% are currently working, of which 31.2% work on a part-time basis

Prophets and Losses


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How much faith should we really put in the Federal Reserve?

Gasoline Prices Consuming More Household Income Than Ever

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Gasoline expenditures in 2012 for the average U.S. household reached $2,912, or just under 4 percent of income before taxes. This was the highest estimated percentage of household income spent on gasoline in nearly three decades.

Unemployment Rate Up .1%, Job Creation Numbers Off 40,000

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The economy contracted by .1% and the unemployment rate has risen by 1%, all in defiance of the official projections. Job creation numbers are 40,000 off what they were supposed to be. 159,000 jobs were added, but 169,000 workers left the labor force.

Potemkin Economy

Bosch Fawstin is an Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist currently working on a graphic novel, The Infidel, featuring the anti-jihad superhero, Pigman. The first two chapters are now available in digital comic book form. Bosch’s first graphic novel is Table for One. He is also the author of ProPiganda: Drawing the Line Against Jihad, a print companion to The Infidel.


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After a “surprise contraction” in our economy, what could possibly go wrong?

With 89 Million Americans Not Working, Obama Decides to Eliminate Jobs Council

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Nearly 89 million Americans aren’t working and labor force participation is at 63.6 percent. So who needs that jobs council anyway?

Obama’s Incredible Shrinking Economy

Along with having a decades-long career in accounting, finance, training and development, Tom Blumer has written at his own blog BizzyBlog.com, and several national online publications primarily on business, economics, politics and media bias topics since 2005.


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The president’s economic spin-masters go into overdrive.

Zimbabwe Government Down to $217, America May Be Next

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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This is what happens when your Debt to GDP ratio is at 220% and your government’s economic plans consists of seizing land from farmers and handing it out to your cronies while trying to borrow even more money to keep the entire disastrous thing going.

Obama Shrinks US Economy 0.1 Percent in 4th Quarter

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter. That was a sharp slowdown from the 3.1 percent growth rate in the July-September quarter.