Obama Promised 5% Unemployment Rate in Exchange for $800 Bil Stimulus


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Guess how that worked out. It’s not hard. Remember it’s an Obama promise.

CDC Data Shows Gun Violence is Tied to Unemployment Rates


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So if Obama wants to fix gun violence, all he has to do is fix the economy… or resign and let someone competent do it.

Unemployment at Highest Level Since Spring After Obama Victory


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U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, was 7.8% for the month of November, up significantly from 7.0% for October. Gallup’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 8.3%, nearly a one-point increase over October’s rate.

Obama Tax Hikes Will Cost 710,000 Jobs


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According to the accounting firm Ernst & Young, under the Obama tax hikes, employment in the long run would fall by 0.5 percent or, roughly 710,000 fewer jobs and after-tax wages would fall by 1.8 percent.

Behind the Phony Jobs Numbers


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How accounting gimmicks have conned the public into believing that the economy gained jobs in January.

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John Hawkins Vs. Robert Reich On The Stimulus


When Barack Obama was originally pushing his ginormous stimulus bill, like many conservatives, I pointed out that it wasn’t going to work.
Among other things, I noted history has shown that stimulus bills of this sort don’t get the economy moving, I pointed out that there wasn’t even that much Keynesian stimulus in the bill  —  and [...]

Rasmussen: 2 out of 3 Believe Tax Cuts Are Better for Job Creation


Sure to raise some Keynesian hackles, a new poll released today by Rasmussen Reports demonstrates that 66%, or 2 out of 3 American voters, believe that tax cuts are better for job creation. This number has increased notably since January when 59% of voters reported the same view. In contrast, an abysmal 18%, or less [...]

The New York Times’ Rose Colored Glasses On The Economy


The New York Times is carrying a front-page article today entitled “Why So Glum? Numbers Point To A Recovery.”  It is but the latest example of how The Times has turned into an propaganda instrument of the Obama administration.
Floyd Norris, the article’s author and the chief financial correspondent of The New York Times, argues that [...]

The State of the Union: a Hollow Speech


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The era of big speeches is over.

Obama Defiant


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Unchastened and unbowed, the president doubles down on the Democrats’ agenda.