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Promises, Promises: Why Hope Is Not a Method

Many Democrats continue to blame President Bush for the painfully slow economic recovery. This scapegoating persists despite the facts that Democrats controlled both houses of Congress from 2006 to 2010, and that the country is three years into the Obama … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (November 2011 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (October 2011 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (September 2011 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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My Occupy Wall Street Demands

“These demands will create so many jobs it will be completely impossible to fill them without an open borders policy.” — Lloyd J. Hart, precocious and Jefferson-esque author of Occupy Wall Street Demands I recently discovered this list of demands from an … Continue reading

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What’s Your Economic Outlook?

The New York Times published an interesting interactive tool today allowing users to provide their opinions on the American economy. The tool then plots each user’s position amongst a group of one hundred other random people, based on their relative optimism … Continue reading

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The Road to Oblivion Is Paved with Noble Liberal Intentions

Recently, I had the opportunity to watch one free night of cable during a brief hotel stay, and decided to tune in to Fox News. When I heard a commentator railing against a provision in President Obama’s jobs bill that “would … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (August 2011 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. As is customary on this site, on the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (July 2011 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. As is customary on this site, on the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment … Continue reading

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Obama’s Fiftieth Birthday: Plenty of Celebration, No Results

Last Wednesday, President Obama attended a gala celebration in Chicago to celebrate his fiftieth birthday one day early. Attendees paid $35,800 a ticket to bask in the light of their Messiah, and to mingle with musical stars Herbie Hancock and OK … Continue reading

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