Chart of the day, hours-worked edition Felix Salmon

October 2nd, 2009
Chart of the day, hours-worked edition
Jake is on fire with employment charts this morning in the wake of the atrocious payrolls report. This one in particular is new to me, and extremely sobering:
Even at the worst points of the worst recessions of the 1970s and 1980s, never has the number of hours worked [...]

Megyn Kelly – The Truth About A.C.O.R.N. – Interview With Wade Rathke – VIDEO

Megyn Kelly – The Truth About ACORN.Exclusive Interview With Wade Rathke

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Greta The Best Of The Rest – Rush Limbaugh Rants Obama – VIDEO

Greta – Rush Limbaugh: No gold metal for Obama. Not to Chicago Olympics

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Guess Who Gets Discussed in Part III of Frum Vs. Horowitz…

Part three in David Frum and David Horowitz’s debate about how Conservatism can win again. In brief: Frum wants to knock the Right’s Queens off the board.

The Stopped Clock– Correct Twice in One Day: Meltdown with Keith Olbermann Part 7

Returning from extended leave, Wednesday, Keith Olbermann was delivered a Welcome Home gift from the conservative web site Newsmax—a column which all but called for a military coup against Barack Obama.
OLBERMANN: On the heels of a survey posted on Facebook asking should Obama be killed, one right wing columnist has floated the idea of [...]

PJTV’s Poliwood Confronts the Hollywood Left’s “Free Polanski” Movement

Like most of the political blogosphere NewsReal has covered the controversy surrounding the recent arrest of filmmaker Roman Polanski and the resulting reaction from the Hollywood Left. (See Joseph Klein’s take here, Kathy Shaidle’s reporting here, and Chris Yogerst’s initial contribution here.)
For the definitive take on the scandal, though, check out this two part video [...]

Bible verses banned from Ga. school football field – AP

Oct 2, 3:44 PM EDT
Bible verses banned from Ga. school football field
ATLANTA (AP) — When the Warriors of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High take the field Friday night, the football team won’t be running through the cheerleaders’ usual banner bearing a Bible verse. The school district banned the signs a week ago over [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: Maddow accuses Senator DeMint of “Treason”

Click here to learn more about Tim and Alissa Birkel’s “A Spoonful of Saccharine” series critiquing The Rachel Maddow Show.
If you get your news from MSNBC, or any other wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Left, then you probably have very little understanding of what’s happening in Honduras. If you’ve heard anything, no doubt you’ve had [...]

U.S. Job Losses May Be Even Larger as Labor’s Model Breaks Down –

Updated:  New York, Oct 02 14:45 
U.S. Job Losses May Be Even Larger as Labor’s Model Breaks Down
By Carlos Torres
Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) — The U.S. economic slump earlier this year was so severe it short-circuited the government’s model for calculating payrolls, raising the risk that today’s jobs report may be too optimistic.
About 824,000 more jobs may be [...]

Rio wins right to host the 2016 Olympics

Rio fans celebrate after their city made it through another round for the nomination of host city for the 2016 Olympics at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. Rio de Janeiro, represented in Copenhagen by President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , delivered a passionate appeal for South America to [...]