Will Raising the Minimum Wage Reduce Crime?

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If low income generates crime, then more unemployment would generate even more crime.

Recovery Winter: Industrial Production Drops, Wal-Mart Sees Disastrous Month

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“Where are all the customers? And where’s their money?” Cameron Geiger, senior vice president of Wal-Mart U.S. Replenishment, said.

Obama’s Proposed State of the Union Spending is Over $1 Trillion

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During his State-of-the-Union address, Obama said, “Let me repeat–nothing I’m proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime.”

What Does Obama Have in Common with the Greek Government? They Both Arrest Experts Who Reveal How Bad Things Are

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“These losses were real and had to be financed, whether they were included in the deficit or not,” she says.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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